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Do you visit Port Orchard’s parks? City wants your thoughts

Citizen survey is open until end of month

  • Jun 8, 2021
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Best of Kitsap voting is going on now!

Vote for your favorite in five categories.

  • Jun 7, 2021
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Retiring Sheriff Gary Simpson reflects on his 36-year career in law enforcement

‘We all know we touch people’s lives but we don’t always know when,’ Simpson said.

  • Jun 7, 2021
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Motorcyclist injured in Poulsbo after WSP chase

A motorcyclist was injured at the Johnson Way and Highway 305 intersection while evading Washington State Patrol Saturday night. According to a memo from State… Continue reading

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The two-story Kingston home was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Courtesy Photos

Dog awakens residents of house fire in Kingston

Smoke alarms reportedly did not go off

  • Jun 5, 2021
The two-story Kingston home was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Courtesy Photos
An example of the new electric bus. Courtesy Photo

KT to acquire 6 electric buses for $6.35 million

Kitsap Transit decided this week to purchase six more electric buses to add to the two is already has. KT executive director John Clauson said… Continue reading

An example of the new electric bus. Courtesy Photo
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Kitsap County Sheriff Simpson to leave office June 30

Public announcement has yet to be made by second-term official

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NKSD Class of 2021 graduation ceremonies

It has been a long and unusual school year for the North Kitsap School District, but at last graduation season is upon us, and it… Continue reading

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COVID rates continue to drop in Kitsap, 21 new COVID cases confirmed

Over past two weeks, Kitsap’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents has dropped to 90

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As viewed from Marine 81’s in-cabin monitor, NKF&R firefighters secure a tow-line to a vessel that capsized Monday evening. Courtesy Photo

2 rescued after boat flips

Two men were rescued, uninjured but cold, by North Kitsap Fire & Rescue crews after the men’s sailing craft capsized, dumping them into Puget Sound… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2021
As viewed from Marine 81’s in-cabin monitor, NKF&R firefighters secure a tow-line to a vessel that capsized Monday evening. Courtesy Photo
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Facebook comments mourn death of Sluys Poulsbo Bakery owner

The city of Poulsbo mourns the loss of a pioneer in the downtown businesses, Marion Sluy, 88 passed away on May 19. A post on… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2021
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Kingston man faces sex charges involving a child

A 37-year-old Kingston man has been arrested by the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office and charged with suspicion of first-degree rape of a child and child… Continue reading

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Design firm presents initial concepts for SK Community Events Center

Rice Fergus Miller of Bremerton shares design ideas with KPFD and Port Orchard City Council

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The flag was raised and lowered to half staff to recognize those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos.

30 attend Memorial Day ceremony in Poulsbo

American Legion Post 245 hosted a ceremony honoring those who have fallen in service to our country on Memorial Day at American Legion Park in… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2021
The flag was raised and lowered to half staff to recognize those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos.
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Duque and Eaglin awarded Maynard Lundberg scholarships

Foundation honors South Kitsap High scholars and athletes

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Memorial Day remembrances

Hundreds gather to remember loved ones who were laid to rest

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State ferry system in precarious situation

The Wenatchee ferry’s engine fire is big news not so much for the damage done but for exposing our ferry fleet’s frailty that will haunt… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2021
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Noll Road Corridor project moves into design phase

The city of Poulsbo is moving into the next phases of road improvements in what is being called the Noll Corridor Project. The project consists… Continue reading

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On tap and in bottle Hood Canal Brewing's Bywater Bay ESB is sure to be a favorite this summer. (courtesy photo)

Try new spring, summer creations at local breweries

Warmer weather and venues more open than they’ve been in 1½ years due to COVID-19 make for the perfect time to taste what’s new in… Continue reading

On tap and in bottle Hood Canal Brewing's Bywater Bay ESB is sure to be a favorite this summer. (courtesy photo)
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Poulsbo man charged after alleged bat attack

Anthony Rinonos of Poulsbo has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly attacking two men with a baseball bat May 24. The… Continue reading

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