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Puget Sound Anglers hatch plan to save salmon

The waters around Hansville were once teaming with salmon, enough to support five fishing resorts up until the early ‘60s. But last year, to preserve… Continue reading

Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks to the Tribe’s lawsuit against the U.S. Navy (Kitsap News Group)

Suquamish Tribe announces outcome of lawsuit against Navy

The Suquamish Tribe announced during a press conference Wednesday, Jan. 29, that the U.S. Navy has agreed to a 10-year moratorium on scraping ship hulls… Continue reading

Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks to the Tribe’s lawsuit against the U.S. Navy (Kitsap News Group)

February news and events for North Kitsap Fire Rescue

2019 Emergency Responses Overview The final numbers are in and, as we projected, requests for emergency responses continue to rise. Our total calls in 2019… Continue reading

Initiative calls upon locals to consider nonprofits in estate planning

A new initiative is urging Kitsap residents to think about building a better future by bequeathing 10 percent of their worth to charitable organizations. Leave… Continue reading

I-976 puts Johnson Parkway project on hold

The City of Poulsbo’s Johnson Parkway Project, which would see the construction of a roundabout along SR 305 at the Johnson Road intersection, is one… Continue reading

Navy to conduct anti-terrorism exercises Feb. 3-14

Annual exercise designed to ensure readiness for potential security threats

Tukwila man faces $50,000 bail for alleged burglary in Poulsbo

Kitsap County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to a burglary in progress in the early morning of Jan. 24 in Poulsbo. When Deputies arrived, a suspect,… Continue reading

Kitsap Community Foundation approves over $73,000 in grant awards

Grant funds will go toward 17 nonprofit organizations in Kitsap

Three NKSD administrators tender resignations

Directors of transportation, facilities depts. and assistant director of special education to resign

Local private school will study Kitsap Lake algae blooms

School project looks to prevent recurrent algal blooms at Kitsap Lake

Kitsap County Technical Rescue Team works feverishly to save two people trapped in their overturned vehicle after it drove off a 40 foot cliff. Fire Captain Jeran McCormick, Navy Region NW

Responders pull woman and son from vehicle after 40-foot fall

The Poulsbo Fire Department had to call in a specialized rescue team to save an elderly woman and her handicapped son, when their vehicle had… Continue reading

Kitsap County Technical Rescue Team works feverishly to save two people trapped in their overturned vehicle after it drove off a 40 foot cliff. Fire Captain Jeran McCormick, Navy Region NW
(courtesy of Washington Department of Health)

Washington State Department of Health provides update on Wuhan virus

Washington State Health Department provides update on Wuhan virus

(courtesy of Washington Department of Health)

Video: Bremerton detective appears to pocket cash while serving search warrant

Jeffrey Inklebarger resigned Saturday in lieu of his termination

Man arrested after allegedly firing gun from ferry

State Patrol: shot was not specifically directed at anyone or anything

Core samples taken from Liberty Bay ahead of breakwater replacement

Geotechnical contractors for Soundwest Engineering Associates arrived last Tuesday with a marine drilling rig in tow, to pull core samples from the bottom of Liberty… Continue reading

Port Townsend man arrested after Poulsbo Walmart theft

A Port Towsend man was arrested after allegedly stealing nearly $500 worth of items from a Walmart in Poulsbo in addition to charges of assaulting… Continue reading

Lawmakers move to ban high-capacity magazines

Opponents say it would infringe on their gun rights

Lawmakers hear pitch to replace gas tax with a fee per mile driven

Transportation officials recommend 10-year transition away from gas tax

Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue mulling facilities bond

If approved, bond would take effect after old apparatus bond retires at end of year