Kitsap County

Volunteers needed to survey homeless population

PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap County volunteers will conduct its annual Point-in-Time homelessness count during a 24-hour period Jan. 23-26. Volunteers are needed to help with… Continue reading

Kitsap Bank joins Soroptimists to sponsor Knittin’ Tree drive

PORT ORCHARD — Kitsap Bank and Soroptimist International of Port Orchard are sponsoring the 25th annual Knittin’ Tree clothing drive once again. Knittin’ Tree is… Continue reading

David Mitchell joined Olympic College as president in 2002. At the end of the year, he’s retiring.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Olympic College’s Mitchell: Supportive community made being president ‘a lot of fun’

BREMERTON — “I’ve had a great time working at this college,” said David Mitchell, who retires at year-end as president of Olympic College. “The community… Continue reading

David Mitchell joined Olympic College as president in 2002. At the end of the year, he’s retiring.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Storm debris disposal options available

PORT ORCHARD — As is often the case during the winter, Kitsap County residents may find themselves inundated with a yardful of storm debris, consisting… Continue reading

Steven Strachan, chief of the Bremerton Police Department since 2013, becomes executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs on Jan. 1.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Steven Strachan, chief of the Bremerton Police Department since 2013, becomes executive director of the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs on Jan. 1.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Sports Roundup | Nov. 16

Two Kitsap athletes named WIAA Athlete of the Week Kitsap swimmers had great success at the WIAA state championship meets on Nov. 10-11, but North… Continue reading

Poulsbo fire fighters assist at the scene of a vehicle collision on Highway 305 and Liberty Road, Nov. 13. The cause of the crash was not immediately known, but it coincided with traffic signals losing electrical power, presumably because of the wind storm. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)

Windstorm wreaks havoc on Kitsap

POULSBO — Winds wreaked havoc on Kitsap Nov. 13, knocking out power to traffic signals along Highway 305 in Poulsbo, knocking down and sparking a… Continue reading

Poulsbo fire fighters assist at the scene of a vehicle collision on Highway 305 and Liberty Road, Nov. 13. The cause of the crash was not immediately known, but it coincided with traffic signals losing electrical power, presumably because of the wind storm. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group)

Toy drive for ill children at it again this year

BREMERTON — Last year, Zachary Darner, 8, and a friend collected 259 toys — more than five times their goal — to donate to children… Continue reading

Greene, Richards preliminary victors for Central Kitsap School Board positions

CENTRAL KITSAP — Eric Greene and Bruce Richards are on track to win their election races for Central Kitsap School District board of commissioners. Richards… Continue reading

Six finalists for Olympic College president announced

Six out of 100 candidates are finalists to replace Dr. David Mitchell, who retires Dec. 31.

Support community libraries and their powerful services | Prop. 1

In Kitsap County, we have a rich history of working together to imagine, build and cultivate the libraries in our community. In 1863, a small… Continue reading

20 arrested in internet sex sting

Bremerton PTA officer charged with second-degree attemped child rape

Burn ban lifted in Kitsap County

PORT ORCHARD — Perhaps for the final time this year, the phase one burn ban in Kitsap County has been lifted. County Fire Marshal David… Continue reading

Keep storm drains clear of leaves, debris

Poulsbo Public Works superintendent: Pay attention to storm drains in your neighborhood

Rain —a lot of it — is expected through the week

Flooding expected on lowland roads, underpasses

Volunteers needed for Kitsap advisory councils and committees

Kitsap County needs your knowledge and expertise on advisory councils and committees. Are you a looking for ways to get more deeply involved in your… Continue reading

Bainbridge Public Library celebrates new look

The renvoations cost $1.3 million in privately-raised funds.

Bainbridge Fire Department celebrates 75 years with pancakes

Breakfast and fire truck rides were among the highlights.