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COVID outbreak in close-contact sports leads to more restrictions

The state Department of Health is updating the health and safety requirements for high contact indoor sports in the wake of a multi-school, multi-county outbreak.… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2021
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52 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap

On Friday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed 52 new cases in the previous 24 hours, bringing the countywide total to 18,914 since the pandemic… Continue reading

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Nine-year-old Wyatt Christensen of Kingston (right) recently won the Expert Class at the USA BMX Grand Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, making him 2021 National Championship for his age group. Courtesy photos

Local BMX phenom continues to rack up national accolades

Nine-year-old Wyatt Christensen is from Kingston

Nine-year-old Wyatt Christensen of Kingston (right) recently won the Expert Class at the USA BMX Grand Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, making him 2021 National Championship for his age group. Courtesy photos
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NK school board gets ready for new year

Reelected school board members Richard Eckert and Breana Martinez were sworn into office by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson at a recent school board meeting. Erickson… Continue reading

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Update: Coroner finds Melton’s death classified as ‘natural’

Following autopsy, Port Orchard woman was found to have died from a ruptured gastric ulcer

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Woman pedestrian dies following a vehicle collision

Port Orchard Police do not expect that speed or impairment were factors

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Burrata Bistro in downtown Poulsbo provides outdoor seating in public right of ways through the city’s Summer Fair program.

Poulsbo OKs Summer Fair extention through ‘22

Council also approves car tab fees for neighborhood streets

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Burrata Bistro in downtown Poulsbo provides outdoor seating in public right of ways through the city’s Summer Fair program.
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Port Orchard mother identified as deceased inmate

Stephanie Melton had been jailed on charge related to her daughter’s death

  • Dec 14, 2021
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Retired PFD volunteer dies in traffic accident

Celebration of life for Lt. John “Jay” Melrose Dec. 22 at Keyport Bible Church

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Kurt Wagner Education Fund awards $7,000 in grants to educators

KWEF has awarded $92,000 over the last nine years to SKSD teaching staff

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Port Orchard mother charged in daughter’s death after giving her fentanyl

40-year-old woman charged with controlled substances homicide

  • Dec 11, 2021
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The land groups are trying to preserve is outlined in orange. Courtesy photo

Funds needed to preserve 100 acres by Hansville Greenway

A fundraising campaign is underway to purchase and preserve 100 acres adjacent to the Hansville Greenway to protect it from development. Great Peninsula Conservancy, the… Continue reading

The land groups are trying to preserve is outlined in orange. Courtesy photo
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Recently elected directors now leading the SKSD board

Wilson and Pickard elected president and vice president

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Espy appointed to fill vacant SKSD board seat

New board member is longtime South Kitsap volunteer

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City purchases Kitsap Bank property as it advances waterfront redevelopment project

Property is acquired for $2.5 million; Kitsap Bank will build new headquarters on adjacent property

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KPHD: Don’t transmit COVID this holiday season

Dr. Gib Morrow recently compared COVID-19 to the AIDS epidemic. It’s the 40th anniversary of the AIDS pandemic and its treatment is about at the… Continue reading

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Kitsap PUD broadband proposal misses state funding threshold

County agency sought $1.9 million grant for ‘Fiber to the Home’ project

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Commissioners seeking input on new affordable housing sales tax increase

The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 13, in Administration Building

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City calls for county to remove homeless encampments at Veterans Park

Port Orchard officials meet Tuesday to hear the county’s plans to address issue

  • Dec 7, 2021
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