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Late-night closures for Hood Canal Bridge

SHINE — The Hood Canal Bridge will be closed during the late evening and early morning for several hours early next week. Drivers are advised… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2018

 

Rob Putaansuu

Putaansuu elected to AWC board

The Port Orchard mayor is in his first term in office.

 

Champagne, anyone? Chris Craft wooden boats bring elegance to marina

The 29th annual Chris Craft Rendezvous docks in Port Orchard Marina.

 

No-stamp elections ahead this year

But will it drive up voter participation?

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)

‘Pop Pop’ is gone, but beloved patriarch’s spirit lives on

Michael Keaton’s shattered family gathers strength from his legacy.

Housing Kitsap kicks off work on Sherman Ridge

The new neighborhood is part of Housing Kitsap’s affordable homeownership efforts in the county.

Suspected hit-and-run driver surrenders to KCSO

Ali Rochelle Giannini had been listed as a ‘person of interest.’ She’s now in Kitsap County Jail.

Rep. Hansen focusing on jobs, education, guns and capital gains tax in bid for re-election

Rep. Drew Hansen is running unopposed for re-election to Washington’s 23rd Legislative District, position 2. On July 10, Rep. Hanson spoke about his run for… Continue reading

Island Lake reopened for swimming after E. coli scare

Cyanobacteria warning remains in effect

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

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.

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)

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)