Photo courtesy of Kitsap Public Health District

Shellfish harvesting closed in Liberty Bay

Kitsap Public Health District announced Tuesday that recreational shellfish harvesting in Liberty Bay is closed due to high levels of the marine biotoxin paralytic shellfish… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Kitsap Public Health District

Volunteers needed for severe weather shelters

A two-hour training session is required for volunteers

Report: Port Orchard Film Festival to relocate, rebrand

Film festival will move to Historic Roxy Theatre in Bremerton

Skinny Blue took home $4, 000 as the winners of the competition. (l-r) Collin Ray, Kevin Blackwood, Thys Wallwork, and Frank Portello.

Skinny Blue and Eleventy One win Kitsap Battle of Bands

Music from some of Kitsap County’s most talented bands filled William D. Harvey Theatre last Saturday for the Kitsap County Battle of the Bands finale.… Continue reading

Skinny Blue took home $4, 000 as the winners of the competition. (l-r) Collin Ray, Kevin Blackwood, Thys Wallwork, and Frank Portello.

Naval Base Kitsap remembers fallen service members during Bells Across America ceremony

Event brings Gold Star families together to honor their loved ones who died while on active duty

Boat fire leads to vessel sinking in Phinney Bay

Boat operator and his two dogs were able to escape, no injuries reported

SKFR Volunteer Association hosts Oct. 5 spaghetti feed

Event is at Fire Station No. 8 on Fircrest Drive Southeast

Gear down a bit: speed limits lowered on some city streets

Port Orchard City Council adopts consultant’s recommendations

WSU extension to bring Poultry Education class to Bremerton

Class will be held October 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Norm Dicks Government Center

Chinese national charged with large marijuana grow operations

Xing Quan Wang also recently purchased another home in South Kitsap to grow pot

Homeless man arrested for attempted robbery with box cutter

Victim told police that suspect pulled box cutter on him and demanded money

NKSD projects need more funding despite $40M levy

NKSD has $80M worth of capital projects and $40M in levy funds to spend

Port Orchard motorcyclist strikes school bus, dies in crash

None of the children on the bus from South Colby were injured

Sailor dies from fall aboard Nimitz

Logistics Specialist Seaman Garcia-Herrera was from Chicago

Fall Rotary news and events

Rotary Satellite Club offers choice Let’s get one thing straight right now. Today’s Rotarians don’t have to attend meetings every week, or face fines or… Continue reading

9th annual Keyport Fest draws in youth and car enthusiasts

All proceeds from festival go toward maintenance of Keyport Parks and North Kitsap High School band

CKSD teacher named American Legion Educator of the Year

Kim Witte, a second-grade teacher at Esquire Hills Elementary School, was surprised Sept. 17 at a school assembly when she received the state’s K-5 American… Continue reading

Shipyard conducting oil spill training exercise in Sinclair Inlet

According to shipyard officials, no simulated oil or other liquid will be discharged into the water

Kitsap Rescue Mission’s religion-based hiring process puts a snag in grant funding

The overnight shelter is asking for an exemption based on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Upcoming North Kitsap Fire Rescue news and events

Fire station open house events in Oct. The public is always welcome to visit our stations, but every October, we make a special effort to… Continue reading