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Many races contested in BI, N. Kitsap as filing period ends

Chris Smith filed Friday to challenge incumbent Brenda Fantroy-Johnson for Bainbridge City Council. Fantroy-Johnson was appointed to the District 2 North Ward spot last winter.… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2021
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The Unforgotten, Run to Tahoma celebration is Saturday

The event is 10 a.m. at Kitsap County Administration Building

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NKHS senior Katie Stuart was honored for her work with Little Free Libraries. Courtesy Photo

Poulsbo teen shares a love of reading with her community

North Kitsap High School senior Katie Stuart is one of many recipients of the Todd H. Bol Outstanding Achievement award for her work with Little… Continue reading

NKHS senior Katie Stuart was honored for her work with Little Free Libraries. Courtesy Photo
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Many file for local offices in North Kitsap

Filing week took place recently, and a large number of candidates are seeking local offices in North Kitsap County. In the city of Poulsbo, Becky… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2021
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Inslee clarifies ‘honor system’ when wearing masks

Gov. Jay Inslee Friday said business owners may adopt an honor system and may assume that any customer not wearing a mask has been fully… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2021
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Roxy Bremerton Foundation awarded Building for the Arts grant

The state’s capital budget provides $269,000 grant for the historic theater

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Poulsbo neighborhoods to see road improvements this summer

Some Poulsbo neighborhoods will see some improvements to their roads and streets this summer as part of the city of Poulsbo’s streets preservation project. The… Continue reading

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Briefs

Girls group If 100 girls from fifth-grade through college joined forces to make a difference in their communities by giving voice to other girls, what… Continue reading

  • May 21, 2021
Thusday-Sunday these counters and racks are filled with tasty treats from Big Leaf Maple Bakery but on Tuesdays... it's prep day. (KPark/NKH)

New bakery brings new tastes to Poulsbo

Big Leaf Maple Bakery is a small woman-owned bakery that began with wholesale baking and now has a retail location in Poulsbo. Owners Wendi Olinger… Continue reading

Thusday-Sunday these counters and racks are filled with tasty treats from Big Leaf Maple Bakery but on Tuesdays... it's prep day. (KPark/NKH)
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Poulsbo employee suffers fractures when hit by car

Driver charged with vehicular assault; bail $250K

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No progress made in clash between state and That One Place

Restaurant owner, L&I can’t reach agreement during appeal hearing

  • May 19, 2021
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27 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap

Over past two weeks, Kitsap’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents has dropped to 155.8

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Candidate filing week for 2021 local elections is underway

72 office-seekers have filed as of midday Tuesday

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City asking for citizen input on McCormick development

New document to be an offshoot of 2003 county plan

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Fisher McLeod,son of Jolene Sulluivan, gets his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. (KPark/NKH)

S’Klallam and Suquamish Tribes work to get kids vaccinated

The Port Gamble S’Klallam and Suquamish tribes hosted a vaccine clinic for North Kitsap School District students 12-17 years old on Monday. The clinic was… Continue reading

Fisher McLeod,son of Jolene Sulluivan, gets his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. (KPark/NKH)
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County health official encourage young people to get vaccinated

Vaccination locations readily available in Kitsap County

  • May 17, 2021
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City Council to stream meetings on YouTube

The transition from Facebook to YouTube to take place June 8

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Katie Stuart was named NKHS Class of 2021 valedictorian (Courtesy Photo).

NKHS students earn scholarships through service, aspirations

Two North Kitsap High School students are recipients of the West Sound Spirit of Community Scholarship Award. Michael Hemmett and Katie Stuart each received $1,000… Continue reading

Katie Stuart was named NKHS Class of 2021 valedictorian (Courtesy Photo).
Two large single-family homes take shape in the new Poulsbo Meadows neighborhood. One of several housing developments that will be growing over the next 12-18 months. (KPark/NKH)

Poulsbo’s growth leads to need for inspector

The city of Poulsbo has approved the Building Department’s request to hire another inspector in an effort to keep up with the city’s growth. There… Continue reading

Two large single-family homes take shape in the new Poulsbo Meadows neighborhood. One of several housing developments that will be growing over the next 12-18 months. (KPark/NKH)
Poulsbo resdients cannot return to their home following an early morning fire that has left the structure uninhabitable. (courtesy photo).

Poulsbo residents displaced after residential fire

Cause of fire under investigation

Poulsbo resdients cannot return to their home following an early morning fire that has left the structure uninhabitable. (courtesy photo).