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Marsha Harris (left) and her daughter, Bekkie Elser, co-own the new Poulsbo Candy Shoppe on Front Street. Courtesy Photo

Mother-daughter duo brings candy shop to Poulsbo

A mother-daughter-owned old-fashioned candy shop is now open on Front Street. Marsha Harris and her daughter Bekkie Elser co-own Poulsbo Candy Shoppe after choosing to… Continue reading

Marsha Harris (left) and her daughter, Bekkie Elser, co-own the new Poulsbo Candy Shoppe on Front Street. Courtesy Photo
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Multiple overdose deaths in King County raising concerns here

10 overdose deaths recorded this week in King County

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Viking Fest corporation will no longer be putting on the 3rd of July fireworks show at the downtown Poulsbo waterfront. File Photos

Viking Fest Corp. backs out; 3rd of July fireworks in jeopardy

Decision based on lack of volunteers

Viking Fest corporation will no longer be putting on the 3rd of July fireworks show at the downtown Poulsbo waterfront. File Photos
All eyes are on Colton Bower as the North Kitsap star tries to lead his team to the state playoffs. The Vikings upset Bainbridge recently so they could be on their way. A contact rather than a power hitter, the catcher plans to play at WSU next year and maybe try to walk-on in football. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald

NK standout Bower strives for state baseball title before heading to WSU

He’s committed to play baseball for the Cougs; might play football too

All eyes are on Colton Bower as the North Kitsap star tries to lead his team to the state playoffs. The Vikings upset Bainbridge recently so they could be on their way. A contact rather than a power hitter, the catcher plans to play at WSU next year and maybe try to walk-on in football. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald
Glenn Prosser, owner of Prosser Painting & Construction, recently moved his business to Viking Avenue in Poulsbo and is using the large parking lot for an arts & crafts market Saturday mornings. Courtesy Photos

Poulsbo paint business hosts art market Saturdays

Glenn Prosser is holding an arts and craft market in Poulsbo every Saturday morning in his business’s large parking lot to showcase local artists. “I… Continue reading

Glenn Prosser, owner of Prosser Painting & Construction, recently moved his business to Viking Avenue in Poulsbo and is using the large parking lot for an arts & crafts market Saturday mornings. Courtesy Photos
Construction progress of the Blue Heron Glen housing development plat. Courtesy Photos

Poulsbo OKs over 100 lots for southeast part of city

The Poulsbo City Council approved two nearby housing development plats Wednesday, one for Noll Terrace and the other for Blue Heron Glen, providing more than… Continue reading

Construction progress of the Blue Heron Glen housing development plat. Courtesy Photos
Sylvia Cauter is retiring as North Kitsap High School’s choir director at the end of the school year after 28 years. Courtesy Photos

NKHS choir director set to retire after 28 years

For 28 years, North Kitsap High School choir director Sylvia Cauter has brought increased interest and success to the program and wants to keep it… Continue reading

Sylvia Cauter is retiring as North Kitsap High School’s choir director at the end of the school year after 28 years. Courtesy Photos
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Vehicle stolen, shots fired in Poulsbo

A motor vehicle theft occurred Wednesday morning in the area of Lincoln Road and Kevos Pond, according to a nixle alert from the city of… Continue reading

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Aierial shot of the Port of Kingston. Courtesy Photo

2 Port of Kingston parcels to be rezoned for future development

The Kitsap Board of County Commissioners last week approved to rezone two Port of Kingston parcels in the downtown area for future development that has… Continue reading

Aierial shot of the Port of Kingston. Courtesy Photo
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Kitsap Transit job fair Friday and Saturday

Jobs in a wide range of transportation fields are open

  • Apr 18, 2022
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American Cruise Line ship returning to Bremerton Marina this year

American Constellation cruise ship will visit Bremerton six times this summer

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Damage from a Monday night boat fire was limited thanks to early reporting from bystanders and fast response from NKF&R firefighters. Courtesy Photos

Quick detection, fast response limit damage to boat fire on Miller Bay

Thanks to an early 911 call and quick response by firefighters, damage was limited, and there were no injuries in a late-night blaze Monday aboard… Continue reading

Damage from a Monday night boat fire was limited thanks to early reporting from bystanders and fast response from NKF&R firefighters. Courtesy Photos
Serhii and Dora Didukh. Courtesy Photo

Local Ukrainian speaks on Russian invasion

Serhii Didukh works at Hot Shots Java in Poulsbo

Serhii and Dora Didukh. Courtesy Photo
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KEDA: State has to keep its ‘edge’

The state is a global leader in innovation, and “we have to make sure we don’t lose the edge we have,” a state official said… Continue reading

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The Ecology Youth Corps is just one of the litter cleanup programs that was suspended during COVID-19 the past two years.

Ready to clean up this town, highway, trail, etc.?

If you think you’ve been seeing more litter along roadsides — especially the past two years during the COVID-19 pandemic — you’d be right. The… Continue reading

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The Ecology Youth Corps is just one of the litter cleanup programs that was suspended during COVID-19 the past two years.
Most of the Poulsbo City Council met in-person for the first time in over two years. Courtesy Photo
Most of the Poulsbo City Council met in-person for the first time in over two years. Courtesy Photo
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Kitsap’s economic future – and prices – are heading skyward

KEDA officials see workforce demands as a critical near-term challenge

  • Apr 11, 2022
  • By Mike De Felice Kitsap News Group
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Wolfe reverses course, won’t run for re-election

County commissioner decides to retire from public service

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Students get pro TV experience at SKHS

By Mike De Felice — Kitsap Daily News PORT ORCHARD - The TV news anchors adjust their microphones. Camera operators line up their opening shots.… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2022
  • Mike De Felice Port Orchard Independent
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Bremerton man dies in crash on Hwy. 305

A 28-year-old Bremerton man was killed early Saturday in a crash on Highway 305 just west of Agate Pass bridge. Alex Bullard was eastbound when… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2022
  • Staff report