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Kingston Severe Weather Shelter will be open Thanksgiving night

KINGSTON — The Kingston Severe Weather Shelter will be open from 6:30 p.m. Nov. 23 — Thanksgiving night — to 6:30 a.m. Nov. 24. The… Continue reading

Those hanging flower baskets are beautiful

Those hanging flower baskets are beautiful

The Community Beautification Committee would like to thank all the people and businesses that sponsor the hanging flower baskets that line our streets during the… Continue reading

Those hanging flower baskets are beautiful
Strengthening opportunities for better lives

Strengthening opportunities for better lives

KINGSTON — ShareNet’s annual Neighbor Aid campaign is underway. The amount raised so far this season was not available at deadline. But this much is… Continue reading

Strengthening opportunities for better lives
North Kitsap and Kingston both qualified for the state tournament, but lost in the first round. (File photo: Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

North Kitsap, Kingston, end successful seasons at state tournament

LACEY — Although neither North Kitsap nor Kingston came away with any hardware at the state volleyball tournament, which took place Nov. 10-11 at St.… Continue reading

North Kitsap and Kingston both qualified for the state tournament, but lost in the first round. (File photo: Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap state football game kicks off big weekend for Kitsap teams

North Kitsap state football game kicks off big weekend for Kitsap teams

POULSBO — North Kitsap’s journey through the 2A state football playoffs begins tonight with a record-breaking running back leading the charge. North Kitsap senior Dax… Continue reading

North Kitsap state football game kicks off big weekend for Kitsap teams
Richard F. Gordon’s path took him from North Kitsap High School Class of 1947 to the Moon as command module pilot for the Apollo 12 mission. (Public domain)

Astronaut Richard F. Gordon dies

His path took him from North Kitsap to the Moon as command module pilot for Apollo 12

Richard F. Gordon’s path took him from North Kitsap High School Class of 1947 to the Moon as command module pilot for the Apollo 12 mission. (Public domain)
Beth Berglund

Stillwaters’ annual Fundraising Dinner & Auction Nov. 5 | Choices for the Future

In the fall, the natural world starts to slow down and begin storing resources for the winter. Animals are either creating food stores, transitioning toward… Continue reading

Beth Berglund

Peddling water draws a cease-and-desist order

By BILL MAULE | Contributing writer KINGSTON — Some years ago, perhaps 10 or so, Kingston’s Rotary Club sought another way to earn more funds… Continue reading

North Kitsap freshman Madison Zosa sprints to the finish line at the West Central District meet on Oct. 28 at Chambers Bay. She won the race with her time of 19:19.70. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

North Kitsap’s Madison Zosa wins 2A district race | Cross Country

UNIVERSITY PLACE — Madison Zosa had the lead wire-to-wire. By the time the North Kitsap freshman reached the second large loop of the course at… Continue reading

North Kitsap freshman Madison Zosa sprints to the finish line at the West Central District meet on Oct. 28 at Chambers Bay. She won the race with her time of 19:19.70. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
A photo taken from the deck of “Carina” off the coast of Wayag, northwestern Raja Ampat, Indonesia. (Philip DiNuovo and Leslie Linkkila/Courtesy)

Couple returns after 14 years at sea

‘We sacrificed our careers for a much more rewarding thing’

A photo taken from the deck of “Carina” off the coast of Wayag, northwestern Raja Ampat, Indonesia. (Philip DiNuovo and Leslie Linkkila/Courtesy)
North Kitsap’s Nate Blanchard and Justus Jagodzinske in action during their opening round match at the West Central District 2A doubles tournament on Oct. 27. The duo won the district championship.  Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
North Kitsap’s Nate Blanchard and Justus Jagodzinske in action during their opening round match at the West Central District 2A doubles tournament on Oct. 27. The duo won the district championship.  Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
North Kitsap’s Riley Rabedeaux (10) tries to place her spike against Kingston blockers Grace Baze (3) and Alyssa Duckworth (4). The Vikings won the match and the Olympic League championship in three sets. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
North Kitsap’s Riley Rabedeaux (10) tries to place her spike against Kingston blockers Grace Baze (3) and Alyssa Duckworth (4). The Vikings won the match and the Olympic League championship in three sets. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

Kingston bridge project delayed until March 2018, road remains closed

KINGSTON — Kitsap County Public Works recently announced that the completion of the West Kingston Bridge will be delayed until March 2018. Kitsap County Public… Continue reading

You can make a difference | Village Green Update

As of Sept. 1, we’ve raised $8.6 million in gifts and pledges toward our $9.1 million goal, with $75,000 more in pledges to be added… Continue reading

Strengthening opportunities for better lives | ShareNet & You

Strengthening opportunities for better lives | ShareNet & You

Lorraine Doleman grew up believing in the power of helping others. She and her father volunteered at a food bank in San Jose, California. She… Continue reading

Strengthening opportunities for better lives | ShareNet & You

Constance Mitchell | Passages

Constance Mitchell KINGSTON — Constance Mitchell of Kingston passed away peacefully on Sept. 23. She is survived by her husband of 29 years, Lawrence Mitchell,… Continue reading

Martha and Bennie George in the 1950s.                                Photo courtesy of Ted George

Bennie and Martha George: A Kingston success story | Kingston Strand

Ask anyone to identify the northeast co ner at the intersection of State Highway 104 and Miller Bay Road, and longtime residents will refer to… Continue reading

Martha and Bennie George in the 1950s.                                Photo courtesy of Ted George
Kiwanians meet new NKSD superintendent, Wolfle principal | Kingston Kiwanis

Kiwanians meet new NKSD superintendent, Wolfle principal | Kingston Kiwanis

While the trees turn color and the leaves fall around us, our club is busy with projects for fall and winter. We worked with the… Continue reading

Kiwanians meet new NKSD superintendent, Wolfle principal | Kingston Kiwanis

A look at the possible future of various ferry classes | FerryFare

From now and through 2018, Washington State Ferries will be conjuring its Long-Range Plan for our boats, service, fares and terminals. This month, we’ll look… Continue reading

Time for reflection | Check It Out

The course of our library will be changed within the first week of this month as a result of the levy outcome — Proposition 1… Continue reading