Mark Krulish

Whaling Days are back in Old Town Silverdale

SILVERDALE — Get ready for three days of fun, fairs and fireworks: Whaling Days is back in Old Town, and it’s always a whale of… Continue reading

Travis Anderson leads off for Kitsap AA against Elma. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kitsap AA ends season with loss to Elma

The team will finish fourth in Area 2 with a 4-6 record

Travis Anderson leads off for Kitsap AA against Elma. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton Police Chief James Burchett. (KNG File Photo)

James Burchett appointed Bremerton Police Chief

BREMERTON — Bremerton Police Chief James Burchett can finally shed the “interim” tag from his title. By a 6-0 vote Wednesday evening, the Bremerton City… Continue reading

Bremerton Police Chief James Burchett. (KNG File Photo)
From left to right: Kurt Van Ness, Rickey Muttart and Evan Markovich, Bremerton’s three newest firefighters, were sworn in on Wednesday July 18. Markovich and Muttart have been with the department since April and Van Ness was hired in June. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton Fire Department swears in three new firefighters, promotes three | Gallery

New firefighters Kurt Van Ness, Rickey Muttart amd Evan Markovich joined the Bremerton Fire Department earlier this year

From left to right: Kurt Van Ness, Rickey Muttart and Evan Markovich, Bremerton’s three newest firefighters, were sworn in on Wednesday July 18. Markovich and Muttart have been with the department since April and Van Ness was hired in June. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Werner Fire near Gorst ‘just about contained’

BREMERTON — A fire that broke out yesterday in Gorst in the Bremerton watershed is “just about contained,” according to the Department of Natural Resources.… Continue reading

The car, on the lower left-hand side of the picture, was found 30 feet off the shoulder. (Photo courtesy Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office)

Victim of fatal crash was East Bremerton man

BROWNSVILLE — Authorities have identified the victim in a fatal early Monday morning single-vehicle crash that occurred on Brownsville Highway NE. Jonathan Robert Quinn, 30,… Continue reading

The car, on the lower left-hand side of the picture, was found 30 feet off the shoulder. (Photo courtesy Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office)

Bremerton tries to spark affordable housing development

BREMERTON — A lack of affordable housing has dominated headlines in the Puget Sound region in recent years. Explosive population growth combined with the rising… Continue reading

The Renegades 15U team captured the Greater Seattle League’s 16U state championship. (Photo courtesy of Steve Dickey)

Renegades win 16U GSL state tournament

A walk-off single by North Kitsap’s Chris Schuchart set off the celebration

The Renegades 15U team captured the Greater Seattle League’s 16U state championship. (Photo courtesy of Steve Dickey)

Kitsap Community Food Co-Op gets new home

BREMERTON — The Kitsap Community Food Co-Op will finally have a home to call its own. After operating for about eight months as a pop-up… Continue reading

This poster displays the route John Kuntz will take along the Columbia River. (Photo courtesy John Kuntz)

Local plans 1,250-mile kayak trip

Trek made to inspire children to explore outdoors

This poster displays the route John Kuntz will take along the Columbia River. (Photo courtesy John Kuntz)

Child struck by truck in Manette

The accident took place on E. 11th Street at Perry Avenue; impairment is not believed to be a factor

Two days after father’s death, O’Neil throws no-hitter

BREMERTON — Logan O’Neil has been challenged plenty of times in his life. The strong, competitive, soon-to-be junior at Olympic High has always been able… Continue reading

A 49-year-old man was arrested in Bremerton in connection with a three-year-old hit-and-run incident in Port Orchard. (Photo courtesy Washington State Patrol Trooper Chelsea Hodgson)

Bremerton man arrested in fatal 2015 Port Orchard hit-and-run

64-year-old Chris Lukkassson was hit and killed by a vehicle on Victory Drive Southwest

A 49-year-old man was arrested in Bremerton in connection with a three-year-old hit-and-run incident in Port Orchard. (Photo courtesy Washington State Patrol Trooper Chelsea Hodgson)
North Kitsap catcher Kyle Green batted .542 this season and drove in 30 runs. He was also named the Olympic League Most Valuable Player. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kitsap well-represented on all-state baseball teams

KITSAP COUNTY — Seven local players can add “2018 all-state selection” to their resumes as they were voted in by the Washingon State Baseball Coaches… Continue reading

North Kitsap catcher Kyle Green batted .542 this season and drove in 30 runs. He was also named the Olympic League Most Valuable Player. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Simpson runs for sheriff unopposed

KITSAP COUNTY — When the primary ballots are mailed out next week, there will only be one choice for Kitsap County sheriff as Sheriff Gary… Continue reading

Thunder Doty took the mound in game one with Kitsap AA trailing 7-1 in the fifth inning and gave up just one unearned run as his team completed a comeback victory. Doty also went 3 for 3 at the plate with an RBI and two runs scored. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Kitsap AA sweeps Lower Columbia, keeps state tournament hopes alive

Kitsap erased a seven-run deficit in game one and then held on for a 7-6 win in game two

Thunder Doty took the mound in game one with Kitsap AA trailing 7-1 in the fifth inning and gave up just one unearned run as his team completed a comeback victory. Doty also went 3 for 3 at the plate with an RBI and two runs scored. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Council, mayor appear to be in agreement on police chief’s pay

BREMERTON — It appears the Bremerton City Council has agreed on contract terms to formally appoint interim Chief James Burchett to the top job. At… Continue reading

Jon Jump, assistant brewer at Rainy Daze Brewery in Poulsbo checks the tank in preparation for final hopping. Rainy Daze is one of many Kitsap County breweries participating in the Bremerton BrewFest July 20-21. (Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group)

BrewFest coming to Bremerton

BREMERTON — Calling all craft beer-lovers to the Bremerton boardwalk. The suds will be flowing freely (and responsibly, of course!) next weekend as craft breweries… Continue reading

Jon Jump, assistant brewer at Rainy Daze Brewery in Poulsbo checks the tank in preparation for final hopping. Rainy Daze is one of many Kitsap County breweries participating in the Bremerton BrewFest July 20-21. (Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group)

Update | Officers pursue allegedly stolen vehicle across Kitsap County

PORT GAMBLE — A truck allegedly stolen Thursday from Bremerton went for a long ride that when the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office apprehended the suspect… Continue reading

SR-3 southbound Newberry Hill Road exit to be closed two nights next week

The ramp will be closed the evenings of Monday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 12