Kitsap County

26th annual MLK Day celebration set for Monday

Event starts at 10 a.m. at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds Presidents’ Hall

 

Move it or lose it: Port of Keyport deals with derelict boats

A small crowd gathered in the basement of the Keyport Bible Church for a recent meeting of the Port of Keyport’s commissioners, where discussions surrounding… Continue reading

 

Elected officials stress climate legislation at local forum

Rep. Derek Kilmer, state Sen. Rolfes and Gov. Jay Inslee address climate change issues

 

Public shares concerns about recent sex offender placement

Kitsap County and the Washington State Department of Corrections hosted a public notification meeting in Poulsbo on Monday, for the placement of another sexually violent… Continue reading

Kitsap Renegades high school rugby team to begin practice next week

First practice is Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at View Ridge Elementary in Bremerton

Public workshop to address Coulter Creek Heritage Park

Park has over 1,500 acres of mostly unknown and undeveloped land

Music school provides platform for students to find their path

Bowling Music Studios offers piano lessons for all ages and skill levels

Kitsap County hazard mitigation plan gets FEMA approval

The Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management’s approach to preparing for disasters recently received an official stamp of approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency… Continue reading

Chico Towing sold to Kitsap Towing

Most recent owner Stacey Canterbury, who has held that title for 26 years, has decided to step down

Pierce County judge knocks down Kitsap County ordinance for sex offender housing

During its Dec. 18 meeting, the Poulsbo City Council approved amendments to its zoning ordinance for high-risk facilities — such as a home on Viking… Continue reading

Heading into 2020 with a look back to 1920

With 2020 now upon us and another year of incredible stories ahead, the North Kitsap Herald decided to take a look back 100 years ago… Continue reading

Five western states including Washington have formed a traffic safety coalition as it relates to impaired driving with a goal of zero deaths related to impaired driving over the New Years’ holiday. (photo courtesy of WSP)

State Patrol warns of the dangers of impaired New Year’s driving

Washington State Patrol Sergeant Darren Wright recently penned a letter to drivers warning them of the costs of driving while impaired. The letter, titled “A… Continue reading

Five western states including Washington have formed a traffic safety coalition as it relates to impaired driving with a goal of zero deaths related to impaired driving over the New Years’ holiday. (photo courtesy of WSP)
Lynn Heimsoth

Husband suspected of murdering former Kitsap County educator

Former Kitsap County teacher Lynn Heimsoth, 58, was allegedly shot and killed by her husband, Kevin Heimsoth, last week, according to the Bellingham Herald. Heimsoth… Continue reading

Lynn Heimsoth

Ferry schedule changes at Colman Dock begin Jan.4

Sailings will operate out of a single slip as construction moves forward on Seattle ferry terminal

County to hold plastic foam collection event Dec. 28

Event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds Sheep Barn

Severe Weather Shelters Activated Thursday and Friday

Heavy rainfall expected in Kitsap County in the next two days

Flood Watch issued for Kitsap County

Strong weather system expected to bring heavy rainfall with three to seven inches later this week

Kitsap County Prosecutor calls for additional investigation into Poulsbo shooting

Kitsap County Prosecutor Chad Enright released a statement on Tuesday stating that the investigation into the July 3 police shooting of Stonechild Chiefstick, will need… Continue reading