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Poulsbo Mayor: new recreation center would be the “jewel” of Kitsap

On Wednesday the Poulsbo City Council received a presentation on a project that is seeking to build a destination recreation and event center in the… Continue reading

Poulsbo Police Department blotter | March 25-31

Incident Listing 03/25/2019 - 09:08 - Theft - NE Hostmark Street 03/26/2019 - 10:30 - Assault - Front Street NE 03/27/2019 - 05:04 - Welfare… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2019
Seattle Public School’s librarians hold up signs on the capitol building steps, in protest of funding cuts that have resulted in cuts to libraries. Kate Eads, who organized the event, can be seen holding a megaphone addressing the group.—Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

School librarians demonstrate at the Capitol to protest funding cuts

New reduced levy caps cut funding for libraries

Seattle Public School’s librarians hold up signs on the capitol building steps, in protest of funding cuts that have resulted in cuts to libraries. Kate Eads, who organized the event, can be seen holding a megaphone addressing the group.—Photo by Emma Epperly, WNPA Olympia News Bureau

Shipyard seeking skilled workers with April job fair

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard is seeking skilled and experienced workers at a job fair in Tacoma

Chico Creek projects set to be a boon for migrating salmon

Projects along Chico Creek will seek to widen passages for migrating fish

Spring has sprung for NKF&R

Early wildland fire season Spring has just sprung and Western Washington has already been struck with countless brush fires. It’s the fastest and most ferocious… Continue reading

Bremerton foot ferry collision halts service, no injuries reported

Kitsap Transit foot ferry Admiral Pete collided with the Washington State Ferries vessel Chimacum on March 29 in Bremerton, resulting in the Annapolis-Bremerton foot ferry… Continue reading

A look at the scene at Seabeck Highway NW where a high-speed motorcyclist hit a guardrail and was killed. Photo courtesy of the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

Motorcyclist killed in Seabeck collision

A motorcyclist was killed Thursday after colliding with a guardrail in Seabeck.

A look at the scene at Seabeck Highway NW where a high-speed motorcyclist hit a guardrail and was killed. Photo courtesy of the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

Three finalists for Port Orchard police chief named

Brown, Tomaras and Wilson emerge from two-day interview session

Mayor Wheeler declares emergency for burst Gorst sewer pipe

Bremerton Mayor Greg Wheeler declares an emergency for a sewer main repair in Gorst.

National Vietnam War Veterans Day recognizes the sacrifice of service members

A commemoration was held last Friday to honor and recognize service members during the Vietnam War.

Warrant scam calls are plaguing some residents

Criminals purport to be law enforcement agents

Port Orchard man arrested for child rape, molestation

The victim — the man’s daughter — is a 13-year-old girl with developmental delay issues.

Occupant critically injured by SE Lund house fire

Injured person flown to Harborview

Kitsap County Road Report

Selected roads will be affected by maintenance work this week

Get your hands dirty in April

Battle against plastic There are 400 billion stars in the Milky Way and 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic in our oceans—13 times more. That sobering… Continue reading

Bill raising the purchase age of tobacco products to 21 heads to governor

18-year-olds will still be able to purchase tobacco products on tribal lands

Local housing survey looks to the future

If you follow the affordable housing crisis locally, in Seattle or beyond, then you know there are all sorts of theories about what works, and… Continue reading

Poulsbo mayor recognized with economic development award

Kitsap’s influential business leaders met on Friday at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort to discuss the state of economic development in Kitsap County and honor… Continue reading

Bremerton foot ferry collision halts service, no injuries reported

A ferry collision occurred this morning in Bremerton when the Kitsap Transit foot ferry Admiral Pete collided with the Washington State ferry M/V Chimacum, resulting… Continue reading