Richard Walker

Dr. Guy Earle … newest Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue commissioner. (Contributed photo)                                 Dr. Guy Earle … newest Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue commissioner. (Contributed photo)

At Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue, there really is a doctor in the house

Dr. Guy Earle, a retired family MD, was appointed on March 21 to the CKFR Board of Commissioners

Dr. Guy Earle … newest Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue commissioner. (Contributed photo)                                 Dr. Guy Earle … newest Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue commissioner. (Contributed photo)

Second farmers market opening in Silverdale

Residents will soon be able to buy farmer-to-you produce in two locations in Silverdale

The Poulsbo Farmers Market signed a five-year lease for space on the west side of Gateway Fellowship’s property and will open there on April 1. (Google Maps)

Poulsbo Farmers Market will open next to Gateway Fellowship on April 1

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Farmers Market continues to look for a permanent home. And board members now have some time to continue the search. The… Continue reading

The Poulsbo Farmers Market signed a five-year lease for space on the west side of Gateway Fellowship’s property and will open there on April 1. (Google Maps)
From left, John D. Careaga, Johnathon F. Higgins, Christale Lynn Careaga, and Hunter E. Schaap. (Courtesy / Jacob Careaga)

Detective: Someone out there has key information about the Careaga murders

PORT ORCHARD — Based on the investigation so far, sheriff’s Detective Lt. Earl Smith believes there are other people out there that have information —… Continue reading

From left, John D. Careaga, Johnathon F. Higgins, Christale Lynn Careaga, and Hunter E. Schaap. (Courtesy / Jacob Careaga)

Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue may get new commissioner on March 21

SILVERDALE — Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue commissioners expect to appoint a board member March 21 to the position vacated by Dave Fergus, an architect… Continue reading

Sami/Norwegian adventurer Lars Monsen (Femundløpet Presse of Røros, Norge via Wikimedia Commons)

Norway, Sapmi represented in the Last Great Race on Earth

Poulsbo, aka Little Norway, has several ties to Alaska. Our population today includes the descendants of Sami reindeer herders recruited by the U.S. to teach… Continue reading

Sami/Norwegian adventurer Lars Monsen (Femundløpet Presse of Røros, Norge via Wikimedia Commons)
Drivers report no injury in crash on Finn Hill Road

Drivers report no injury in crash on Finn Hill Road

POULSBO — Donene Monroe was inside her Fluff ’N’ Stuff salon on the corner of Cedar Lane and Finn Hill Road when the car spun,… Continue reading

Drivers report no injury in crash on Finn Hill Road

Local firefighters climb for a cure March 12

KINGSTON — Twice a week for two months, Scott Bothe put on all of his firefighter gear and climbed up and down the stairs in… Continue reading

The scene of the fatal crash between a NKF&R fire truck and a Yamaha scooter, July 4, 2014, in Kingston. File photo

Judge says NKF&R negligent in fatal crash; share of fault to be determined by jury

KINGSTON — A King County Superior Court judge ruled March 2 that North Kitsap Fire & Rescue was negligent in the crash that caused the… Continue reading

The scene of the fatal crash between a NKF&R fire truck and a Yamaha scooter, July 4, 2014, in Kingston. File photo

Kingston man gets 21 months for Blue Water Inn arson

KINGSTON — A Kingston man was sentenced on March 6 to 21 months in state custody for setting fire to the Blue Water Inn. Stephen… Continue reading

Up to 20 planes expected in Poulsbo for May 13 fly-in

POULSBO — The Port of Poulsbo will move some floats to the north side of F dock to accommodate as many as 20 seaplanes that… Continue reading

Members of the Poulsbo Historical Society Board of Directors plan all kinds of exciting events at their board meeting, March 3. Among the plans: construction of a boat shed at the maritime museum, a dinner/auction fundraiser, and new exhibits and presentations. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Busy times at the Poulsbo Historical Society | Editor’s Notebook

BUSY TIMES AT THE POULSBO HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Society president Tom Henderson is leading the effort to build a boat shed at the downtown Maritime Heritage… Continue reading

Members of the Poulsbo Historical Society Board of Directors plan all kinds of exciting events at their board meeting, March 3. Among the plans: construction of a boat shed at the maritime museum, a dinner/auction fundraiser, and new exhibits and presentations. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Man charged with assaulting woman over sexual orientation

PORT ORCHARD — A Bremerton man is charged with felony malicious harassment and fourth-degree assault after he allegedly called a woman and her friends derogatory… Continue reading

A 23-year-old Silverdale man was arrested Feb. 21 on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death of a man found on a Seabeck road over the weekend, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department announced on social media. A 20-year-old Kingston woman was arrested and booked on suspicion on first-degree rendering assistance. (Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department/Courtesy)

Pretrial hearing March 10 for suspect in Seabeck shooting death

SILVERDALE — Andrew P. Gilbert, 23, of Silverdale told detectives that he was afraid of Hector “Ricky” Apodaca, thought he was talking in code on… Continue reading

A 23-year-old Silverdale man was arrested Feb. 21 on suspicion of first-degree murder in the death of a man found on a Seabeck road over the weekend, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department announced on social media. A 20-year-old Kingston woman was arrested and booked on suspicion on first-degree rendering assistance. (Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department/Courtesy)

Man gets 364-day suspended sentence, fines for striking Kingston woman because he thought she was gay

KINGSTON — Jerri Bagley, 66, remembers when she was a junior high schooler walking home from school and a man tried to talk her into… Continue reading

A 20-year-old Kingston woman was arrested and booked on suspicion on first-degree rendering assistance in the murder of a man on a Seabeck road over the weekend.                                Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department/Courtesy

Detectives: Argument ended with fatal shooting

SILVERDALE — A 23-year-old Silverdale man allegedly fatally shot his friend during a dispute while they were driving late Feb. 18, and left his body… Continue reading

A 20-year-old Kingston woman was arrested and booked on suspicion on first-degree rendering assistance in the murder of a man on a Seabeck road over the weekend.                                Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department/Courtesy
A 20-year-old Kingston woman was arrested and booked on suspicion on first-degree rendering assistance in the murder of a man on a Seabeck road over the weekend.                                Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department/Courtesy

Detectives: Argument ended with fatal shooting

SILVERDALE — A 23-year-old Silverdale man allegedly fatally shot his friend during a dispute while they were driving late Feb. 18, and left his body… Continue reading

A 20-year-old Kingston woman was arrested and booked on suspicion on first-degree rendering assistance in the murder of a man on a Seabeck road over the weekend.                                Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department/Courtesy
Bremerton officials: Make Harrison Bremerton a 100-bed community hospital

Bremerton officials: Make Harrison Bremerton a 100-bed community hospital

POULSBO — Bremerton city officials asked CHI Franciscan officials Feb. 21 to convert the likely-to-be-vacated Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton into a 100-bed community hospital.… Continue reading

Bremerton officials: Make Harrison Bremerton a 100-bed community hospital
Regina Monzon (Courtesy photo)

Kitsap County will pay $5.5 million in crash settlement

County also agrees to install an additional street light at crosswalk within three months

Regina Monzon (Courtesy photo)