Kingston

Grub Hut shutting down for two weeks due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Grub Hut closed Tuesday and will remain so until April 6

 

2:35 p.m. Kingston fast ferry sailing canceled for second consecutive day

Kitsap Transit announced that the 2:35 p.m. Kingston fast ferry sailing to Seattle will be canceled for the second consecutive day. “We will send out… Continue reading

 

Kitsap Transit ferry M/V Finest taken out of service for repairs

2:35 p.m. and 3:25 p.m. sailings have been canceled

 

David Wolfle Elementary School. (courtesy of NKSD)

NKSD to move Options Program from Gordon to Wolfle Elementary

A recent decision by the North Kitsap School District to move its Options program from Richard Gordon Elementary School to David Wolfle Elementary has got… Continue reading

David Wolfle Elementary School. (courtesy of NKSD)
<em>NKF&R crews quickly extinguished a fire, thought to have been sparked by a cellphone charging cord, in a sleeping cabin near Kingston on Wednesday morning but were unable to save two pet reptiles trapped inside.		</em>Photo courtesy of NKF&R

Charging cable likely caused Kingston cabin fire

A Kingston teenager’s, two pet reptiles perished and most of his possessions were destroyed when a cell phone charging cord, left plugged in and on… Continue reading

<em>NKF&R crews quickly extinguished a fire, thought to have been sparked by a cellphone charging cord, in a sleeping cabin near Kingston on Wednesday morning but were unable to save two pet reptiles trapped inside.		</em>Photo courtesy of NKF&R

NKSD votes to restrict transfers to certain schools

As the population of the North Kitsap School District grows, the harder it is becoming to accommodate new and transfer students. The district has recently… Continue reading

Kingston theater gathers $190,000 through fundraiser

Donations continue to flow in for Kingston Firehouse Theater

<em>Craig Smith calls himself a concessionaire rather than a movie theater owner.</em>
                                Ken Park/Kitsap News Group

Kingston’s Firehouse Theater: 10 years later

Ten years ago people told Craig Smith that opening a movie theater during an economic recession and at the early stages of streaming services was… Continue reading

<em>Craig Smith calls himself a concessionaire rather than a movie theater owner.</em>
                                Ken Park/Kitsap News Group
Washington State Troopers helped block off parts of Bond Road due to downed power lines and tree limbs ( photo courtesy of WSP Trooper Chelsea Hodgson).

Downed power lines shut down Bond Road for two hours

Downed power lines and tree limbs closed Bond Road/ SR307 for two hours on Tuesday, Jan 7. The stretch of highway from Big Valley Road… Continue reading

Washington State Troopers helped block off parts of Bond Road due to downed power lines and tree limbs ( photo courtesy of WSP Trooper Chelsea Hodgson).

Fast ferry ‘Finest’ out for repairs starting Tuesday

Vessel could be out for an entire week for repairs to be completed

Broken? Let Fix-It Fair fix it

Session set for Saturday, Jan. 25 at Givens Community and Senior Center in Port Orchard

Ring in 2020 across North Kitsap

There are plenty of fun ways to ring in the new year across North Kitsap, here are just some of them. You won’t need a… Continue reading

Bobby and his wife pose for a picture.

Impeachment supporters gather in Kingston

A large group of people gathered at the intersection of Highway 104 and Miller Bay Road in Kingston to support the impeachment of President Donald… Continue reading

Bobby and his wife pose for a picture.
Mike Desmond was sworn in as a member of the North Kitsap School District by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson on Dec. 12, 2019.

New NKSD board members sworn in

The newly elected members of the North Kitsap School District were sworn into their positions by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson during the district’s Dec. 12… Continue reading

Mike Desmond was sworn in as a member of the North Kitsap School District by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson on Dec. 12, 2019.
Juli Inkster won the 2019 Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup by four strokes. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

LPGA Legends Tour to return to White Horse Golf Club in 2020

KINGSTON — White Horse Golf Club will play host to The Legends Tour, the official senior tour of the LPGA for a third consecutive year.… Continue reading

Juli Inkster won the 2019 Suquamish Clearwater Legends Cup by four strokes. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Hood Canal Bridge repairs mean nighttime traffic closures

Travelers who use the SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge between the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas will need to plan ahead for possible delays. During the… Continue reading

Kingston shines bright on the waterfront

On Saturday the Kingston waterfront once again came alive with light during the annual Kingston Cove Christmas celebration. Plenty of food vendors were on hand,… Continue reading

Navy to conduct testing on Hood Canal mid-Nov. through mid- Dec.

Naval Base Kitsap announced in a press release Friday, Nov. 15 that a division from the Naval Surface Water Center will be conducting testing on… Continue reading

Inside Smiley Scout Hall in Kingston 1961 (photo courtesy of Troop 555)

Restoration planned for Kingston Boy Scout Hall

The Robert P. Smiley Boy Scout Hall in Kingston is set to receive a facelift this spring after years of fundraising efforts. Additionally, the Kingston… Continue reading

Inside Smiley Scout Hall in Kingston 1961 (photo courtesy of Troop 555)

Heart bassist Steve Fossen talks new ‘spin-off’ band

Steve Fossen and Michael DeRosier, the founding bassist and drummer for the 1970s rock band Heart, have formed what they call a “spin-off” band called… Continue reading