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Investigators believe this white vehicle, whose image was captured on surveillance video, was involved in a fatal hit-and-run incident in South Kitsap. They are asking anyone who has seen the sedan to contact the Sheriff’s Office. (Courtesy Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office)

South Kitsap morning walker struck, killed by hit-and-run driver

A 61-year-old South Kitsap man was killed.

 

Johnson named Grand Marshall of Whaling Days Parade

SILVERDALE — The Silverdale Dandy Lions and Silverdale Kiwanis are proud to announce Carl Johnson will be the Grand Marshall for the 2018 Whaling Days… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2018

 

Caldier blasts opponent over ethics charge

Legislative Ethics Board dismisses complaint that representative improperly directed state funding.

 

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue recruiting for volunteer firefighter program

KINGSTON — The North Kitsap Fire & Rescue is now accepting applications to test into its volunteer-intern firefighter program through July 20. Nearly 200 program… Continue reading

Ted George to be honored with creation of annual legacy award

PORT GAMBLE — Port Gamble S’Klallam Elder Ted George will be honored with the creation of the annual Theodore “Ted” George Legacy Award during a… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018
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)

County commissioner: Silverdale incorporation inevitable

After winning a 2014 election for District 3’s Kitsap County commissioner’s seat by a small margin, Ed Wolfe is now running for re-election unopposed. He… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

Recreational crabbing tips and tricks for pulling full pots in Kitsap

POULSBO — Recreational crabbing season recently made its return to the Kitsap Peninsula. The opening of the season offered a brief respite for the fisherman… Continue reading

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

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe’s Sullivan appointed to state salmon recovery board

OLYMPIA — Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe Chairman Jeromy Sullivan has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to the Salmon Recovery Funding Board. The state board… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2018

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

<em>Poulsbo’s old police station is the future location of FPH Construction’s Vanaheimer Apartments development.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Height limits set for downtown Poulsbo buildings

POULSBO — On Wednesday, the Poulsbo City Council unanimously approved a series of updates to the commercial district code for the downtown core. Among the… Continue reading

<em>Poulsbo’s old police station is the future location of FPH Construction’s Vanaheimer Apartments development.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Well No. 9 upgrade forces closure of Van Zee Park

The tennis courts remain open, however.

Chris Craft Rendezvous returns July 12-15

This is the 29th year of the annual event in Port Orchard.

Poulsbo police: Graffiti not gang-related

POULSBO — Walkers along downtown Poulsbo’s waterfront boardwalk might have noticed the recent addition of a few graffiti on a beachfront bulkhead in front of… Continue reading

  • Jul 11, 2018

Algae bloom at Kitsap, Long Lakes prompts warning by county health authority

KITSAP COUNTY — An overabundance of cyanobacteria in Kitsap and Long Lakes prompted the Kitsap Public Health District to issue a warning that visitors to… Continue reading

Countywide burn ban takes effect July 12 at 8 a.m.

KITSAP COUNTY — The Kitsap County Fire Marshal’s office announced that a countywide Phase I burn ban will take effect July 12 at 8 a.m.… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2018
View of the inside of Kitsap Rescue Mission. (Tyler Shuey/Kitsap News Group)

County looks to add more space for homeless in shelters

Kitsap County Board of Commissioners approved the 2018 Kitsap Homeless Crisis Response and Housing Plan.

View of the inside of Kitsap Rescue Mission. (Tyler Shuey/Kitsap News Group)

SKSD extends deadline for school board vacancy applicants

Final selection is expected to be named by mid-August.