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  • Aug 27, 2021
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Close to 300 people lined the sidewalks around Gateway Fellowship Church in protest of Joseph Backholm, who was invited to speak on Critical Race Theory. Courtesy Photos

Protest at Poulsbo church over anti-LGBTQ speaker

Gateway Fellowship Church in Poulsbo is an integral part of the community. Its parking lot hosts the Farmers Market, its building serves as a warming… Continue reading

Close to 300 people lined the sidewalks around Gateway Fellowship Church in protest of Joseph Backholm, who was invited to speak on Critical Race Theory. Courtesy Photos
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How to drive around a roundabout

As an adjective, “roundabout” means “not following a short, direct route.” Don’t treat a traffic roundabout as an adjective. Roundabouts aren’t new, but they’re fairly… Continue reading

  • Aug 27, 2021
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<em>Three of the options presented to the PERC committee for design. </em>
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PERC committee selects architect, hears design ideas

The steering committee for the Poulsbo Event and Recreation Center doesn’t know what it’s going to look like, but it knows what it won’t look… Continue reading

<em>Three of the options presented to the PERC committee for design. </em>
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Suquamish Elder Marilyn Wandery presides over ceremonies at Chief Seattle’s gravesite in Suquamish at the opening Chief Seattle Days events on Saturday. (Photo by Jon Anderson/Courtesy of Suquamish Tribe)

Suquamish Tribe holds scaled-down Covid-conscious Chief Seattle Days

The Suquamish Tribe recently held a scaled-down version of its Chief Seattle Days celebration due to increasing cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County. The celebration,… Continue reading

Suquamish Elder Marilyn Wandery presides over ceremonies at Chief Seattle’s gravesite in Suquamish at the opening Chief Seattle Days events on Saturday. (Photo by Jon Anderson/Courtesy of Suquamish Tribe)
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A Derek Kilmer roundtable discussion

6th District congressman champions a fix for Gorst interchange mess, help for distressed communities and funding fish culverts

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Prioritizing student success in all areas

How an alternative high school attempts to re-engage kids during pandemic

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Kingston man arrested for 3 alleged rapes

Stephen Tyler Clayton, 28, of Kingston was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday for suspicion of three different cases of sexual assault. He did not show… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2021
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Happy to be back — North Kitsap sophomore EJ Vailolo goes for the ball in a drill during this week’s football practice. The Vikings’ first game is Sept. 3. (Mark Krulish/North Kitsap Herald photos)

Fall athletes glad to be back where they belong

Last fall, high school fields across Washington were empty as COVID-19 restrictions kept athletes away from their schools and their teammates until February. The late-August… Continue reading

Happy to be back — North Kitsap sophomore EJ Vailolo goes for the ball in a drill during this week’s football practice. The Vikings’ first game is Sept. 3. (Mark Krulish/North Kitsap Herald photos)
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Neighbors help KCSO catch burglar

Thomas Horton, 31, has been arrested by Kitsap County Sheriffs deputies and charged with first-degree vehicle prowling and burglary of a Poulsbo home. On Aug.… Continue reading

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Another COVID-related death confirmed in Kitsap, 131 total

14 new cases confirmed on Bainbridge Island

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Eviction concerns still loom over some Midway residents

Confusion over rental assistance, tenant responsibility and rights has organizations concerned

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Visitors flock to the event on Saturday.

Poulsbo Art Festival held after being cancelled last year

3-day event included raffles of artwork, demonstrations and live music

Visitors flock to the event on Saturday.
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Financial assistance available for Olympic College students this fall

School is disbursing $5.3 million in federal grant funds

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<em>The Viking ship that shepherds the young bride during the holidays will be the ship to beat during the Paddle to Poulsbo. Courtesy photo</em>

Race the Vikings in the Paddle to Poulsbo

Can you beat the Vikings? That is the question the Port of Poulsbo is asking people interested in participating in the first Paddle to Poulsbo.… Continue reading

<em>The Viking ship that shepherds the young bride during the holidays will be the ship to beat during the Paddle to Poulsbo. Courtesy photo</em>
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Urgent job openings at city of Poulsbo

Drive almost anywhere and you can see “Job Opening” signs. The city of Poulsbo is no different - although when it comes to Public Works… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
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SKSD waiving athletic fees for upcoming school year

Superintendent says decision was made to encourage student involvement

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David Wolfle Elementary School. (courtesy of NKSD)

NK schools return in-person Sept. 1

The North Kitsap School District is preparing for the school year, which will have students back in class full-time for the first time since March… Continue reading

David Wolfle Elementary School. (courtesy of NKSD)
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City accepts American Rescue Plan grant

Port Orchard will receive more than $2 million for municipal needs

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Photos courtesy of Steve Sego

Historic Roxy Theatre’s foundation hoping to become building’s owner

Movies of the Decade events celebrate theater’s 80 years and bring in funding to purchase the space

Photos courtesy of Steve Sego