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After working to extinguish a brush fire in a Little Boston ravine for over two hours, NKF&R firefighter Justin Slye rolls up one of the multiple sections of hose that was used. NKF&R courtesy photos

Cracks in pellet stove’s chimney pipe sparks fire

Fires in Hansville and near Kingston were extinguished with little damage. Early detection and a fast fire department response kept a chimney-sparked attic fire from… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2020
After working to extinguish a brush fire in a Little Boston ravine for over two hours, NKF&R firefighter Justin Slye rolls up one of the multiple sections of hose that was used. NKF&R courtesy photos
While traditional ceremonies marking Veterans Day were canceled due to Covid-19. The City of Poulsbo still lined Front Street with flags Wednesday showing the communities thankfulness and respect for our nation's Veterans and men and women in the armed forces. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photo

Old Glories

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  • Nov 12, 2020
While traditional ceremonies marking Veterans Day were canceled due to Covid-19. The City of Poulsbo still lined Front Street with flags Wednesday showing the communities thankfulness and respect for our nation's Veterans and men and women in the armed forces. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photo
Martha & Mary in Poulsbo has confirmed at least 12 active cases of COVID-19. KPark/NKHerald

COVID outbreak at Martha Mary in Poulsbo

An outbreak of COVID-19 has struck at Martha & Mary Health Services in Poulsbo. At least 12 people have been diagnosed with COVID - seven… Continue reading

Martha & Mary in Poulsbo has confirmed at least 12 active cases of COVID-19. KPark/NKHerald

Voting turnout around 80%; no close races

Other than the national race for president, there really were no close races for local voters in the General Election. The closest race in the… Continue reading

  • Nov 12, 2020
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Kitsap transportation projects to receive federal funds

Kitsap County has been awarded nearly $4.5 million in grants from the federal Surface Transportation Program. The grants, combined with other state, regional and local… Continue reading

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Roundabout, tunnel part of Hwy. 305 plan

The city of Poulsbo approved a construction administration agreement with the state Department of Transportation to construct the Johnson Road/ SR305 roundabout. The city formed… Continue reading

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County Commissioners approve mental health tax funding recommendations

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners recently approved the allocation of $5.5 million in funds generated from the 1/10th of 1 percent sales and use… Continue reading

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State officials: COVID-19 could ruin Thanksgiving

COVID-19 has ruined life for many since March, and now it could ruin Thanksgiving. “We know that folks are done with COVID and looking forward… Continue reading

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SKSD board ponders advancing special levy request

Measure could be on February ballot

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Seasonal layoffs drive slight increase in initial unemployment claims

Initial unemployment claims rose slightly statewide during the final week of October, driven primarily by upticks in claims in construction, manufacturing and agriculture due to… Continue reading

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Man shot at Sidney apartment, Lakewood suspect jailed

23-year-old victim taken to Tacoma hospital and undergoes surgery

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Kitsap transportation projects to receive federal funds

Kitsap County has been awarded nearly $4.5 million in grants from the federal Surface Transportation Program. The grants, combined with other state, regional and local… Continue reading

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KCIRT turns over Howell case investigation to prosecutor

Murder suspect died a week after jail incident

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Artist rendering of the roundabout.

City partners with WSDOT on roundabout construction

The city of Poulsbo approved a construction administration agreement with the state Department of Transportation to construct the Johnson Road/ SR305 roundabout. The city formed… Continue reading

Artist rendering of the roundabout.
The city of Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Fire Department are partnering for the Fire CARES program starting in January.

CARES responds to mental health, abuse issues

The city of Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Fire Department are coming together to participate in the Fire CARES program, a mobile unit responsible for responding… Continue reading

The city of Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Fire Department are partnering for the Fire CARES program starting in January.
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SKSD, other districts tread lightly on liability

Officials say their emphasis is on creating safe environment for staff, students

  • Nov 6, 2020
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SKSD to delay start of in-class instruction for kindergarten, first-grade students

School district cites a ‘steady increase’ in COVID-19 cases in county

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Among the cars set to be converted to electric at EV Works on Bainbridge Island is this Volkswagen. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Shock and awe: Even muscle vehicles going electric

Imagine a future when old American muscle cars return to the roads - not with big block or flathead engines, but with electric motors. Sure,… Continue reading

Among the cars set to be converted to electric at EV Works on Bainbridge Island is this Volkswagen. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)