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Great expectations for 2020

Saturday, Jan. 25 will usher in The Chinese Year of the Rat. If you are a believer, this means that 2020 will be a very… Continue reading

Free Kingston community meal set for Jan. 10

The next Kingston Community Meal will be on Friday, Jan. 10. The second Friday of each month Kingston offers a free community meal from 5… Continue reading

One out, one in: Poulsbo port commissioner steps down moments after new commissioner sworn in

Jonothan Saunders recently announced that he has taken a job opportunity out of state

Chico Towing sold to Kitsap Towing

Most recent owner Stacey Canterbury, who has held that title for 26 years, has decided to step down

Bremerton city councilmembers sworn in Thursday

District 7 Councilman Eric Younger will serve as council president for the fifth consecutive year

Police: Bremerton man stole $680 worth of tools from Home Depot

A warrant has been issued for a Bremerton man for allegedly stealing $680 worth of tools from Home Depot in Poulsbo. On Dec. 17, a… Continue reading

NKF&R welcomes a new year

Kingston Prepares update North Kitsap Fire & Rescue has joined with Kingston-NK Rotary, Kingston Citizen Advisory Council, Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce and Kitsap County… Continue reading

Braving the cold in Kitsap to usher in a new decade

11th annual Brownsville Wild Plunge was held New Year’s Day

Pierce County judge knocks down Kitsap County ordinance for sex offender housing

During its Dec. 18 meeting, the Poulsbo City Council approved amendments to its zoning ordinance for high-risk facilities — such as a home on Viking… Continue reading

Heading into 2020 with a look back to 1920

With 2020 now upon us and another year of incredible stories ahead, the North Kitsap Herald decided to take a look back 100 years ago… Continue reading

Andrews. File Photo

Kingston High School’s Andrews named Washington’s art educator of the year

Kingston High School art teacher James Andrews was recently recognized as Washington’s Art Educator of the Year by the Washington Art Educators Association (WAEA) for… Continue reading

Andrews. File Photo

Huddy attends last council meeting as commissioner

Newly elected councilmember Mike Simpson will be sworn in Jan. 2 and serve District 6

Longtime port commissioner Larry Stokes honored at final meeting

Stokes was first elected to the Board of Commissioners in 1979

Five western states including Washington have formed a traffic safety coalition as it relates to impaired driving with a goal of zero deaths related to impaired driving over the New Years’ holiday. (photo courtesy of WSP)

State Patrol warns of the dangers of impaired New Year’s driving

Washington State Patrol Sergeant Darren Wright recently penned a letter to drivers warning them of the costs of driving while impaired. The letter, titled “A… Continue reading

Five western states including Washington have formed a traffic safety coalition as it relates to impaired driving with a goal of zero deaths related to impaired driving over the New Years’ holiday. (photo courtesy of WSP)

Kitsap Community Foundation set to open scholarship applications

Funds will be used for the 2020-2021 academic year

Lynn Heimsoth

Husband suspected of murdering former Kitsap County educator

Former Kitsap County teacher Lynn Heimsoth, 58, was allegedly shot and killed by her husband, Kevin Heimsoth, last week, according to the Bellingham Herald. Heimsoth… Continue reading

Lynn Heimsoth

AG Ferguson asks court to block EPA’s attempt to repeal Clean Water Rules

Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently filed a lawsuit to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s attempt to repeal a 2015 rule that defines what waters qualify… Continue reading

Exhaust fire delays ferry in Kingston

Excess carbon built up in an exhaust stack aboard the Washington State Ferry M/V Spokane caused a commotion Saturday night. Shortly before the final sailing… Continue reading

A small memorial for Shane Larson began to grow as family and friends brought flowers and candles to the site where Shane died on Fjord Drive.

Kingston teen who perished in Fjord Drive crash memorialized by family, friends

A portion of Fjord Drive was temporarily shut down last week to allow family and friends of Shane Larson to gather at a makeshift memorial.… Continue reading

A small memorial for Shane Larson began to grow as family and friends brought flowers and candles to the site where Shane died on Fjord Drive.