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Deputy Fire Marshal Greg Gentile examines the scene and photographs key elements after a fire gutted a travel trailer Tuesday.

Kingston couple displaced when trailer burns

A woman sleeping inside only had moments to escape but no one was injured when a Kingston couple’s 30-foot travel-trailer home and most of their… Continue reading

  • Oct 6, 2021
Deputy Fire Marshal Greg Gentile examines the scene and photographs key elements after a fire gutted a travel trailer Tuesday.
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It’s time to vote in the ‘Best of Kitsap’ contest

Who are the ‘Best of the Best’ in Kitsap? Let us know by voting!

  • Oct 1, 2021
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Scenes from past Poulsbo Beer Run's. Courtesy photos

Poulsbo Beer Run on tap for Saturday

Event is limited to 500 participants due to rising COVID rates

Scenes from past Poulsbo Beer Run's. Courtesy photos
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Tents set up outside St. Michael Medical Center in Silverdale.

‘This is a dire public health emergency’

COVID-19 cases are as high as ever. Hospitals are overcrowded with patients and understaffed. Emergency vehicles are waiting hours to drop off patients, delaying their… Continue reading

  • Sep 30, 2021
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Tents set up outside St. Michael Medical Center in Silverdale.
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Redistricting commission proposes big legislative district changes

GOP wants to balance competitive field; Democrats seek more representation for underserved

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More roundabouts planned to combat traffic accidents

Old Clifton Road roundabout work almost competed

  • Sep 29, 2021
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Citizen input on city’s parks being analyzed by consultant

Results will help shape parks and recreation plan for city

  • Sep 29, 2021
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Protests against NKSD’s treatment of sexual assault cases have already taken place recently. Courtesy photos

Protest Saturday against NKSD’s handling of sexual abuse cases

Starts at 1 p.m. at corner of Highway 104 and Miller Bay Road in Kingston

Protests against NKSD’s treatment of sexual assault cases have already taken place recently. Courtesy photos
The scene of the crash on Columbia Street early Saturday morning. Courtesy photo

Alleged drunken driver injures 4 in crash

Four people were taken to the hospital Saturday after an 18-year-old Bremerton woman suspected of being drunk crashed her car in North Kitsap. Kitsap County… Continue reading

The scene of the crash on Columbia Street early Saturday morning. Courtesy photo
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No plastic; starting Oct. 1, bring your own bag

The slow move toward a statewide ban of plastic-bag usage by businesses finally took effect Oct. 1. The state Department of Ecology said in a… Continue reading

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Ladies Night Out, Roaring ’20s-style, this Friday

Merchants on Bay Street have special promotions planned, organizers say

  • Sep 27, 2021
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Young teen takes the less-traveled path as a political conservative

13-year-old Bremerton girl has strong views on CRT, police defunding and protesters

  • Sep 27, 2021
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Navy Federal Savings now in Port Orchard

Branch is sixth in Puget Sound area

  • Sep 27, 2021
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Dune, Courtesy photos

Long-anticipated films starting to be released

Just like TV shows, the fall entertainment season also brings many new and long-anticipated films that are set to be released, although some you’ll have… Continue reading

Dune, Courtesy photos
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New Kitsap County clerk appointed

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners recently appointed David Lewis to serve as County Clerk. Lewis fills the vacancy created with the resignation of Alison… Continue reading

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A close-up look at one of the hate signs. Courtesy photos

Hate symbols against COVID vaccines seen in N. Kitsap

Hate symbols protesting COVID-19 vaccines were displayed on signs this week in parts of North Kitsap. The signs show a backward swastika design with syringes… Continue reading

A close-up look at one of the hate signs. Courtesy photos
Be Bold Be Brave is a workshop that takes a holistic approach to self-defense and teaching women the mental empowerment to believe they are worth defending. (Contributed photo)

BI workshops teach empowerment, self defense

Self-defense classes have been around for decades, and the idea is simple — to teach women how to better physically handle dangerous situations. But there’s… Continue reading

Be Bold Be Brave is a workshop that takes a holistic approach to self-defense and teaching women the mental empowerment to believe they are worth defending. (Contributed photo)