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‘Best of’ nominations going on through June 1

It’s time again to vote online for people, places, businesses and organizations for the Best of North Kitsap, Central Kitsap,...

By Staff report • May 17, 2024 1:30 am
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Bill Beck, past commander of American Legion Bainbridge, was at the memorial for those from Bainbridge who died in combat.

Memorial Day crowd honors those from BI who died

By Peter Gammell Kitsap News Group
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Christian Bell casts his line into Hood Canal.

Rain, rain go away; we want to enjoy camping day

By Damon Williams Kitsap News Group


PO Councilmembers remain torn on personal fireworks ban

The Port Orchard City Council returned to the table May 21 to reconsider a ban on personal fireworks two years…

By Elisha Meyer Port Orchard Independent • May 28, 2024 1:30 am
SK celebrates shipyard interns in signing ceremony

The fanfare of signing days has traditionally centered around the stars of high school athletics putting pen to paper to…

By Elisha Meyer Port Orchard Independent • May 28, 2024 1:30 am
Despite some pushback, board approves new NK A.D.

Despite some support to keep interim North Kitsap High School interim athletic director Anh Tran, the school board approved at…

By Tyler Shuey • May 28, 2024 1:30 am
Short of workers, WSF tells students about career opportunities

Teenagers stood quietly on the passenger deck of the Kennewick, listening intently to a man not much older than them….

By Molly Hetherwick Kitsap News Group • May 27, 2024 1:30 am
James Rufo-Hill, a science teacher at Hyla School on Bainbridge Island, teaches a climate change course that includes a project with Eco-Adapt and Washington State Ferries to illustrate the possible rising sea levels. Photo courtesy Hyla School Sponsored
Bainbridge Island students share climate change optimism and action

Hyla School students design interactive ferry terminal signage with local climate experts

By Hyla School • May 27, 2024 6:00 am
Marmot Monitoring Survey at Hurricane Hill. Kiley Barbero photo Sponsored
‘Loop Hikes in the Olympic Mountains’ created one step at...

A unique new book by Tim Paschal

By Tim Paschal • May 20, 2024 6:30 am

1st Mosquito Fleet Fest: Sailings, seagull call competition

Port Orchard’s maritime past found new life for one day in 2024 as the toot of remaining Mosquito Fleet vessels…

By Elisha Meyer Port Orchard Independent • May 26, 2024 1:30 am
Bremerton instructor charged with sexual assault of cadet

An instructor at Washington Youth Challenge Academy in Bremerton was in Kitsap County Superior Court May 24 charged with third-degree…

By Steven Powell • May 24, 2024 1:30 am
Due to cost, roads earn their stripes differently

Q: Has road striping paint changed? When I’m driving at night and in the rain it’s tough to see the…

By Doug Dahl • May 24, 2024 1:30 am
Fairs know how to stick it to us when it...

Besides being one of the cultural and political highlights of our Bainbridge Island year, last week’s Grand Old Fourth of…

By Tom Tyner • May 24, 2024 1:30 am
Degarimore claims 2 state titles, leads SK girls to 3rd-place...

Mount Tahoma High School is the home of heartbreak no longer for South Kitsap senior thrower Grace Degarimore, who capped…

By Elisha Meyer Port Orchard Independent • May 26, 2024 1:30 am
NK wins state 2A tennis title

North Kitsap won the 2A state boys tennis tournament May 25 at the Nordstrom Tennis Center at the University of…

By Nicholas Zeller-Singh Kitsap News Group • May 26, 2024 1:30 am
NK girls 3rd at state in softball

North Kitsap’s girls softball team placed third at state beating Port Angeles 18-11 and Othello 9-3 after losing to Tumwater…

By Nicholas Zeller-Singh North Kitsap Herald • May 25, 2024 1:30 am
Young Kitsap musicians perform with Seattle Symphony

How do you tell an ancient story — would you use words, or can you capture the meaning with just…

By Molly Hetherwick North Kitsap Herald • April 26, 2024 1:30 am
‘Smile’ this spring

Nancy Treder courtesy photo

April 20, 2024 1:30 am
Fundraisers to send Olalla kids to Globals

Olalla Elementary School students are putting on fundraisers to raise money to go to Kansas City, Mo., May 22-25 to…

By Steven Powell • April 16, 2024 1:30 am
James Rufo-Hill, a science teacher at Hyla School on Bainbridge Island, teaches a climate change course that includes a project with Eco-Adapt and Washington State Ferries to illustrate the possible rising sea levels. Photo courtesy Hyla School Sponsored
May 27, 2024 6:00 am
Marmot Monitoring Survey at Hurricane Hill. Kiley Barbero photo Sponsored
May 20, 2024 6:30 am
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May 23, 2024 1:30 am
Robin Callahan’s ‘Harmony’ won the CPAA Visionary Award for 2023. ‘Harmony’ embraces the natural shape of the pearl while allowing you to see the beauty of the natural pearl from every angle. Sponsored
May 13, 2024 6:00 am