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26 new cases of COVID confirmed in Kitsap

Over past two weeks, Kitsap’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 156.9

 

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Van Zee tennis courts to close for repair work

City says courts will reopen April 23

 

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Working families tax credit heads for approval

Idea wins broad bi-partisan support

  • Apr 16, 2021

 

The Next Door’s new kitchen provides a space for studying with snacks and soda close at hand. (Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos)

Youth center, ‘The Next Door,’ opens across from NKHS

The Next Door, a youth center for teens, has opened across the street from North Kitsap High School. It held its grand opening April 10-11,… Continue reading

The Next Door’s new kitchen provides a space for studying with snacks and soda close at hand. (Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos)
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4 more deaths, 103 total, since COVID began in Kitsap

50 new positive cases in previous 24 hours

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Soul-crushing COVID-19

A lonely, difficult - and educational - journey these 12 months for Kitsap’s small-business owners

  • Apr 13, 2021
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Everette J Burd, 45, was convicted of attempted rape in 1997. (Courtesy Photo).

Convicted sex offender moves to Poulsbo

Another convicted sex offender has been placed in the “sex offender house” on the 17000 block of Viking Way in Poulsbo. According to a post… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2021
Everette J Burd, 45, was convicted of attempted rape in 1997. (Courtesy Photo).
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Port Orchard Farmers Market kicks off this Saturday

Weekly event runs through Oct. 16

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$12.5 million secured in Congress for rural Washington schools

Rep. Kilmer is key congressional player in securing money

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SKFR board passes EMS levy resolution

District voters will be asked to renew levy on Aug. 3

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‘Chat With The Chief’

Port Orchard police chief to host virtual town hall

  • Apr 12, 2021
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North Kitsap School District superIntendent Lauryn Evans outlines plans for remainder of the school year in a video sent to NKSD families. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald

NKSD ‘staying the course’ through remainder of school year

North Kitsap School District will be “staying the course” through the remainder of the school year with a commitment to a full-time schedule this fall.… Continue reading

North Kitsap School District superIntendent Lauryn Evans outlines plans for remainder of the school year in a video sent to NKSD families. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald
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Senate passes carbon cap after debate on green energy, transportation

Opponents say it will hurt consumers

  • Apr 9, 2021
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<em>Patrons to the Poulsbo Library will be greeted by folks like branch manager Sharon Lee and will be asked to sanitize their hands and go through the symptom checklist before entering the building. </em><em> </em>Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald
<em>Patrons to the Poulsbo Library will be greeted by folks like branch manager Sharon Lee and will be asked to sanitize their hands and go through the symptom checklist before entering the building. </em><em> </em>Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald
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Incarcerated people to regain right to vote

Rights restored immediately upon release

  • Apr 8, 2021
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Nancy McPherson, 74, a Suquamish tribal elder, died from injuries sustained while walking with her husband after both were hit by a vehicle, sheriff’s and tribal officials say. Courtesy photo

Suquamish tribal elder dies after being hit by vehicle

Nancy McPherson was 74; her husband is still in serious condition

  • Apr 8, 2021
Nancy McPherson, 74, a Suquamish tribal elder, died from injuries sustained while walking with her husband after both were hit by a vehicle, sheriff’s and tribal officials say. Courtesy photo
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35 new cases of COVID confirmed in Kitsap County

Positive cases per 1,000 residents back up to 134.5

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Johnson & Johnson vaccine available Friday at Olympic College – Poulsbo

Kitsap Public Health has appointments open for those eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine on Friday, April 9. The Johnson & Johnson version of the… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2021
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Suspect arrested in death of 39-year-old Bremerton man

Homicide discovered just south of Mullenix Ridge Elementary

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County commissioners condemn anti-Asian hate, violence

Officials issue statement, cite recent act in Kitsap County

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