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Port Orchard motorcyclist strikes school bus, dies in crash

None of the children on the bus from South Colby were injured

Sailor dies from fall aboard Nimitz

Logistics Specialist Seaman Garcia-Herrera was from Chicago

Fall Rotary news and events

Rotary Satellite Club offers choice Let’s get one thing straight right now. Today’s Rotarians don’t have to attend meetings every week, or face fines or… Continue reading

9th annual Keyport Fest draws in youth and car enthusiasts

All proceeds from festival go toward maintenance of Keyport Parks and North Kitsap High School band

CKSD teacher named American Legion Educator of the Year

Kim Witte, a second-grade teacher at Esquire Hills Elementary School, was surprised Sept. 17 at a school assembly when she received the state’s K-5 American… Continue reading

Shipyard conducting oil spill training exercise in Sinclair Inlet

According to shipyard officials, no simulated oil or other liquid will be discharged into the water

Kitsap Rescue Mission’s religion-based hiring process puts a snag in grant funding

The overnight shelter is asking for an exemption based on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Upcoming North Kitsap Fire Rescue news and events

Fire station open house events in Oct. The public is always welcome to visit our stations, but every October, we make a special effort to… Continue reading

Clear Creek beckons with a trail for all seasons

About 30 years ago, a tall slender fellow named Tex Lewis wandered into the Silverdale Chamber of Commerce to see what was going on in… Continue reading

Hundreds turn out for Poulsbrew

A little over 500 people turned out for Poulsbrew, Poulsbo’s first-ever beer festival. “The event far out exceeded our expectations,” said Denver Smyth, owner of… Continue reading

Kilmer’s Save Our Sound Act passes House committee

Bill would establish a Puget Sound recovery program office to coordinate restoration efforts

Agents reportedly sweep Port Orchard for undocumented immigrants

ICE action documented on tape by Port Orchard Latino

Kilmer says fixing dysfunctional government is a top goal

Telephone Town Hall raises the issue of campaign reform

Port Orchard spraying to control vegetation Sept. 30-Oct. 4

The weather may impact spray schedule

E. coli bacteria returns to safer levels at Kitsap Lake

Health District advises public to continue avoiding contact with water due to cyanobacteria

Local land trust looks to protect Burke Bay Estuary in Brownsville

Property owners donated the $135,000 property to land trust, donations needed for additional costs

NKSD narrows down legislative priorities

On the business end of the North Kitsap School District’s (NKSD) Sept. 12 meeting, the school board narrowed down legislative priorities it would like to… Continue reading

AG Ferguson sues to block diversion of billions for border wall

The administration wants to take nearly $89 million in construction funds for Bangor sub base

Silverdale man charged with rape of a child, molestation

A Silverdale man was arrested Sept. 20 for third-degree rape of a child and two additional counts of third-degree child molestation, after allegedly engaging in… Continue reading

<em>Officials with Pope Resources recently held a meeting to discuss Olympic Property Group’s plans for re-developing the town of Port Gamble.					 </em>Nick Twietmeyer/ Kitsap News Group

OPG outlines details for Port Gamble re-development

Pope Resources is hoping to give Port Gamble a shot in the arm by redeveloping the former company town and bringing new commercial space for… Continue reading

<em>Officials with Pope Resources recently held a meeting to discuss Olympic Property Group’s plans for re-developing the town of Port Gamble.					 </em>Nick Twietmeyer/ Kitsap News Group