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Dr. Gib Morrow

Morrow the myth buster

Dr. Gib Morrow played the role of myth buster at Tuesday’s Kitsap Public Health District meeting. He wanted to set the record straight after a… Continue reading

Dr. Gib Morrow
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Despite a second year of COVID, city generates significant accomplishments

Mayor ticks off significant achievements for Port Orchard during 2021

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The class of 2021 persevered through an unusual school year that required lots of pivoting and flexibility to earn their diplomas.

NK 2021 Year in Review

Top stories of 2021 in North Kitsap January Poulsbo Fire Department evacuated eight homes following a landslide in Seclusion Cove near Lofall. As statewide restrictions… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2022
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The class of 2021 persevered through an unusual school year that required lots of pivoting and flexibility to earn their diplomas.
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360 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap

Over the last week, Kitsap’s case rate per 100,000 residents has increased to 464

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Poulsbo Fire Department firefighters work to extinguish hot spots after fire destroyed a home in the Sawdust Hill neighborhood early Monday morning. Courtesy Photos

Body recovered from Poulsbo fire

A body has been recovered from the scene of a fire northwest of Poulsbo early Monday. Firefighting efforts to battle that house fire, along with… Continue reading

  • Jan 4, 2022
Poulsbo Fire Department firefighters work to extinguish hot spots after fire destroyed a home in the Sawdust Hill neighborhood early Monday morning. Courtesy Photos
A Bremerton woman was killed in a head-on collision New Year's Eve on Highway 305 in Poulsbo. Courtesy photo

Poulsbo woman charged with vehicular homicide

A 50-year-old Bremerton woman was killed in a head-on collision New Year’s Eve on Highway 305 in Poulsbo near the Johnson Way intersection. A 36-year-old… Continue reading

A Bremerton woman was killed in a head-on collision New Year's Eve on Highway 305 in Poulsbo. Courtesy photo
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Looking back at 2021:

Pandemic dominates the South Kitsap scene

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The holiday-themed production held earlier this month was the first live performance with a full audience at the Jewel Box Theatre since before the pandemic began in March of 2020. Castmembers from left to right: Al Gunby, Kathy Currie, Mike Currie (back), Gary Vance, and John Ackenhusen. Courtesy photo

Jewel Box Theatre back in action after long layoff

Proof of vaccination required for entry; patrons must wear masks

The holiday-themed production held earlier this month was the first live performance with a full audience at the Jewel Box Theatre since before the pandemic began in March of 2020. Castmembers from left to right: Al Gunby, Kathy Currie, Mike Currie (back), Gary Vance, and John Ackenhusen. Courtesy photo
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One resident has tested positive for COVID-19 at Veterans Home

Seven staffers also have been diagnosed with the virus

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Land exchange sought at Hansville park

Kitsap County is seeking public comment on three alternatives for a proposed conversion of approximately 6,000 square feet of land at its Norwegian Point Park… Continue reading

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Towing company runs afoul of state’s military protection statute

Submariner’s vehicle inadvertently sold at auction in violation of law

  • Dec 28, 2021
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Ferries hope for smooth sailing by mid-2022

COVID pandemic will make final determination, however

  • Dec 27, 2021
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Poulsbo mom charged for allegedly hitting, choking daughter

An active-duty Coast Guard member from Poulsbo was charged last week with second-degree assault of a child after allegedly hitting and strangling her 12-year-old daughter.… Continue reading

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Salvation Army Capt. Dana Walters and Kim Clark, commodore of the Kingston Cove Yacht Club, are surrounded by a mountain of gifts destined for the Angel Tree program.

Yacht club helps Salvation Army

A mountain of presents surrounded the Kingston Cove Yacht Club Christmas tree as the Salvation Army arrived to pick up gifts destined for families in… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2021
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Salvation Army Capt. Dana Walters and Kim Clark, commodore of the Kingston Cove Yacht Club, are surrounded by a mountain of gifts destined for the Angel Tree program.

1st Omicron variant detected in Kitsap

The first case of the Omicron variant was detected in Kitsap County Thursday. It was not unexpected as Omicron cases have been detected in neighboring… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2021
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With cold, snowy weather ahead, Kitsap County opens severe weather shelters

Four locations around the county will serve those without warm surroundings

  • Dec 23, 2021
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Severe Weather Shelters open Christmas

Due to anticipated freezing weather conditions, some Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelters are open Christmas Day, with another shelter in Poulsbo to open Dec. 26.… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2021
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328 new COVID cases in Kitsap over past week

KPHD no longer giving daily updates; only weekly

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Rich and Ethan Guerra

Eagle projects improve church gym, Fish Park

Ethan Guerra recently received his Eagle Scout ranks. Ethan’s service project involved painting the interior of First Lutheran Church’s gymnasium. He was supported by other… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2021
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