<em>Left to right: Ivan Semerenko, Kara Putnam, Elyza Gutierrez and Jennifer Gutierrez at the recognition for Elyza’s early CPR on her mom during an emergency Nov. 10.</em>                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

CKFR recognizes 12 year old for lifesaving CPR on her mom

CENTRAL KITSAP — On the evening of Nov. 10, 12-year-old Elyza Gutierrez stepped up in a huge way for her mom. After Jennifer Gutierrez had… Continue reading


Poulsbo fire commissioners honor local CPR heroes

Poulsbo fire commissioners honor local CPR heroes

POULSBO — This is a true story about how strangers can become friends — and how knowing CPR can save lives. On May 6, Susan… Continue reading


Brian Smith (front row, center) is joined by Gail Bergland (to the right of Smith) and the South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners, and Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Faucett (back row, left). Photo: South Kitsap Fire and Rescue

Bergland stops for groceries, saves a life instead

PORT ORCHARD — Gail Bergland went shopping on the evening of April 10 at the local Safeway. When she finally departed the store later that… Continue reading