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Lauren Gallup joins Kitsap News Group

New reporter to cover Kitsap County government, education

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SKFR keeping an eye out for distress during high temps

Chief Jeff Faucett says his department’s big concern is the upcoming Fourth of July weekend

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Cooling stations open this week to beat the heat

PORT ORCHARD — Cooling stations around Kitsap County will be open this weekend to help people deal with the extreme heat being predicted. With weather… Continue reading

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SKSD board votes down ‘critical race theory’ resolution

Superintendent says the controversial teaching isn’t part of schools’ curriculum

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SKFR douses vessel fire at Long Lake boat dock

One person reported injured in the incident was taken to a regional trauma center

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Kitsap County burn ban starts Saturday

Due to rising fire danger, the Kitsap County fire marshal is imposing a ban on most outdoor burning starting at 12:01 a.m. June 26. Under… Continue reading

  • Jun 24, 2021
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Manchester Library expansion now underway

Friends organization still raising funds for project

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8 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap

Over past two weeks, Kitsap’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 57.3

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<em>Front: an original message was written by couple married in 2013.</em>
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Message in a bottle from Poulsbo to Canada

A message in a bottle from a couple married in Poulsbo in 2013 found its way to the shores of the Pacific Rim National Park… Continue reading

<em>Front: an original message was written by couple married in 2013.</em>
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Kilmer: Constituent COVID pain is uppermost on his mind

Kilmer tells City Council that local pandemic help is coming

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Jordan Blas is recipient of 2021 SK Community Pride Scholarship

Award presented by South Kitsap Properties

  • Jun 22, 2021
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Kelowna motorcyclist seriously injured in crash

The crash happened Sunday at about 1:30 p.m.

  • Jun 21, 2021
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ARPA: Restore positions, help nonprofits and charities

The Poulsbo City Council recently discussed possible uses for the $3.1 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds it is set to receive. The city… Continue reading

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The dock at Indianola has been a contentious area for visitors and homeowners. Port of Indianola photo

Group trying to be Good Neighbors in Indianola

The Good Neighbors group in Indianola is trying to educate themselves and the community about the history of the land and build a better relationship… Continue reading

The dock at Indianola has been a contentious area for visitors and homeowners. Port of Indianola photo
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Another COVID-related death confirmed in Kitsap, 113 total

County now under “high level” of activity

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Learning during the pandemic

It was a year full of lost experiences and unique opportunities, the SKSD superintendent says.

  • Jun 16, 2021
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Turning of the tassels to symbolize the transfer from student to graduate.

N. Kitsap, Kingston send grads off into the world

A tale of two (or three) graduations unfolded in North Kitsap over the weekend. North Kitsap High School and Kingston High School Class of 2021… Continue reading

Turning of the tassels to symbolize the transfer from student to graduate.
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Retired KCSO K-9 Heiko passes away

Heiko was almost 11-years-old and served KCSO for nine years.

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EMS accounts for 71% of SKFR’s calls so far this year

That’s a 4.2% increase compared to the same period last year

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COVID can’t stop Kitsap’s Day of Caring activities

Activities to take place on Friday, June 25

  • Jun 14, 2021
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