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Survivor of Motel 6 blast credits the gas meter, fire marshal and power of prayer

Survivor of Motel 6 blast credits the gas meter, fire marshal and power of prayer

The explosion threw Larry Jennings 10 feet back and left him near death. But he survived.

Survivor of Motel 6 blast credits the gas meter, fire marshal and power of prayer
Meet Poulsbo’s nine newest homeowners

Meet Poulsbo’s nine newest homeowners

Sweat and blisters were their down payments

Meet Poulsbo’s nine newest homeowners
Sheriff deputies close one case, another is ongoing

Sheriff deputies close one case, another is ongoing

KITSAP COUNTY — The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office closed one case, but another is still open. Arson, burglary suspects arrested Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office detectives… Continue reading

Sheriff deputies close one case, another is ongoing
USCG investigating loss of local fishing vessel

USCG investigating loss of local fishing vessel

POULSBO — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to investigate the disappearance of the 95-foot fishing boat Destination, believed to have gone down with its six-person… Continue reading

USCG investigating loss of local fishing vessel
‘Name your price’ sale brings in $700 for Valentinetti Puppet Museum

‘Name your price’ sale brings in $700 for Valentinetti Puppet Museum

This story has been updated. BREMERTON — From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22, the Valentinetti Puppet Museum had a “name your own price”… Continue reading

‘Name your price’ sale brings in $700 for Valentinetti Puppet Museum
Sheriff deputies close one case, another is ongoing

Sheriff deputies close one case, another is ongoing

KITSAP COUNTY — Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office detectives working the recent South Kitsap School District burglary and arson investigation have arrested a second 16-year-old, a… Continue reading

Sheriff deputies close one case, another is ongoing
Building homes in which wounded warriors can rebuild their lives

Building homes in which wounded warriors can rebuild their lives

BREMERTON — Their forever home in Bremerton won’t be completed until October. But on April 22, Air Force Tech Sgt. Daniel Fye and his family… Continue reading

Building homes in which wounded warriors can rebuild their lives
Jada Hertz, 14, and Hugo sail over a 2-foot-9-inch jump during an English event at Sandamar Farm April 15. (Sophie Bonomi / Kitsap Daily News)

At Sandamar event, equestrians learn lessons for life

POULSBO — The April 15 Winter Schooling Show at Sandamar Farm was a test of precision and tenacity, a “dress rehearsal” for equestrian athletes and… Continue reading

Jada Hertz, 14, and Hugo sail over a 2-foot-9-inch jump during an English event at Sandamar Farm April 15. (Sophie Bonomi / Kitsap Daily News)
A first for WWU: University’s board of trustees meets in Poulsbo

A first for WWU: University’s board of trustees meets in Poulsbo

“Go Where the Students Are” was the thematic thread. It was an appropriate message

A first for WWU: University’s board of trustees meets in Poulsbo
Police pursuit ends in apparent suicide

Police pursuit ends in apparent suicide

POULSBO — It began as a simple traffic stop. It turned into a slow-speed pursuit that ended in a car crash and apparent suicide. The… Continue reading

Police pursuit ends in apparent suicide
Bags with two frozen meals go out with the hot meal on Fridays so older adults will have food to eat over the weekend. (Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group)

Meals on Wheels Kitsap program is in jeopardy

Bremerton senior citizen to Trump: ‘Donald, it’s a wonderful program’

Bags with two frozen meals go out with the hot meal on Fridays so older adults will have food to eat over the weekend. (Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group)

Sheriff’s deputies rescue man and his dog lost in the woods near Hansville

HANSVILLE— Kitsap County sheriff’s deputies, with the aid of Cencom and King County Sheriff’s Guardian 1 helicopter, rescued a man who got lost looking for… Continue reading

Clam Island Junior Rowers learning what it takes to win

Clam Island Junior Rowers learning what it takes to win

SILVERDALE — In only their second competitive outing, high school rowers from the Clam Island Rowing Club made a strong showing at the at the… Continue reading

Clam Island Junior Rowers learning what it takes to win
Staff and customers of HWY 420 pay it forward

Staff and customers of HWY 420 pay it forward

BREMERTON — “It’s amazing that something so small can mean so much,” said Kira Cook, executive manager of the HWY 420 stores in Bremerton and… Continue reading

Staff and customers of HWY 420 pay it forward
First year for ‘MS Walk: Poulsbo’ a success
First year for ‘MS Walk: Poulsbo’ a success
Progress on leasing former Albertsons store in Poulsbo Village depends on who you ask

Progress on leasing former Albertsons store in Poulsbo Village depends on who you ask

POULSBO — The Albertsons store at Poulsbo Village Shopping Center closed July 5, 2015. Now, there is reason to hope the space may soon become… Continue reading

Progress on leasing former Albertsons store in Poulsbo Village depends on who you ask
First year for ‘MS Walk: Poulsbo’ a success
First year for ‘MS Walk: Poulsbo’ a success
Bill the sign spinner and Larry the sign waver | Sunday feature

Bill the sign spinner and Larry the sign waver | Sunday feature

SILVERDALE — Drive along Silverdale Way and you can’t miss them: smiling people, some of them in costume, waving arrow signs promoting local businesses. Sometimes… Continue reading

Bill the sign spinner and Larry the sign waver | Sunday feature
“Roar” dancers Avalon, Mackenzie, Miles.                                Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group

Brownsville Elementary School students find their voices

BROWNSVILLE — The title the fourth- and fifth-graders chose for their March 22 musical performance at Brownsville Elementary School was “Finding Our Voices.” And did… Continue reading

“Roar” dancers Avalon, Mackenzie, Miles.                                Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group
The boathouse at the end of C Dock at the Port of Brownsville sports a colorful mural by local artist Cayla Raymaker.                                Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group

Brownsville’s ‘Cannery Row’ retains its eccentric charms

BROWNSVILLE—Cannery Row has been gentrified, but you can still find touches of art and character if you look for them. For many years, the 48… Continue reading

The boathouse at the end of C Dock at the Port of Brownsville sports a colorful mural by local artist Cayla Raymaker.                                Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group