North Kitsap

Virgil Taylor celebrates with his son, David, who served as the bat boy for North Kitsap’s 1988 state championship team. (Contributed photo by the Taylor Family)

N. Kitsap coaching legend dies at age 80

He’s been a fixture at prep baseball, football games

 

Contributed photo
                                Virgil and his wife, DiAnn, who were together for 63 years and married for nearly 58.

N. Kitsap coaching legend dies at age 80

He was a longtime fixture at high school baseball, football games

 

White Horse, Meadowmeer seeing an uptick in golf interest during pandemic

Many have gravitated toward the game to supplement other COVID-restricted activities

 

NK Soccer Club holding food drive Saturday for Fishline

Event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Strawberry Field in Poulsbo

A small shed caught fire in Kingston on Monday afternoon, but crews were able to quickly extinguish the blaze. (Photo courtesy of North Kitsap Fire & Rescue)

House saved from shed blaze in Kingston; damaged battery sparks fire in Suquamish

KINGSTON — The quick actions of the homeowners and the response of the fire department kept a blaze in a small outbuilding on a property… Continue reading

A small shed caught fire in Kingston on Monday afternoon, but crews were able to quickly extinguish the blaze. (Photo courtesy of North Kitsap Fire & Rescue)

NK restaurants still providing delivery and takeout

Following an announcement by Gov. Jay Inslee earlier this week banning dine-in service at Washington restaurants and bars for two weeks, many Kitsap County dining… Continue reading

Fishline in need of donations, volunteers during COVID-19 pandemic

POULSBO — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and emergency measures being taken statewide, Fishline will be operating with modified services beginning Monday. Client services… Continue reading

Hood Canal bridge reopened after brief closure due to high winds

Motorists advised to use alternate routes

Jim Powell, Sr.

Feb. 11, 1941 - Dec. 20, 2019

Kim Planck

Sept. 2, 1959 – Dec. 21, 2019

Leading North Kitsap candidates emerge after first tally of votes

As the first round of votes across Kitsap County were tallied Tuesday evening, some clear leaders in North Kitsap races emerged. Contested candidate races: In… Continue reading

League of Women Voters hosts candidate night for North Kitsap voters

The League of Women Voters Kitsap hosted a candidate forum at Poulsbo City Hall Monday evening, offering folks a chance to ask questions of the… Continue reading

League of Women Voters hosts candidate night for North Kitsap voters

League of Women Voters Kitsap will be hosting a candidate forum at Poulsbo City Hall tonight at 5:30 p.m. The candidates will include eight individuals… Continue reading

Businesses and groups vie for Poulsbo lodging tax money

On Wednesday, Sept. 4, businesses and nonprofit groups, who applied for grants funded through the city’s Lodging Tax gave presentations to the Poulsbo Lodging Tax… Continue reading

<strong><em>Left: </em></strong><em>Local residents were given a chance to weigh in on the Moon landing in “Man on the Street” interviews. </em><strong><em></em></strong>
                                <strong><em>Right</em></strong><em>: The opinion page from the July 23, 1969 edition of the Kitsap County Herald features an editorial by then-editor and publisher David Averill asking why we can put a man on the Moon, but can’t get a bus from Seattle to Poulsbo or vice versa.</em>
                                 Kitsap Regional Library archives

A look back: The Kitsap County Herald reacts to the Moon landing

The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing is Saturday, July 20

<strong><em>Left: </em></strong><em>Local residents were given a chance to weigh in on the Moon landing in “Man on the Street” interviews. </em><strong><em></em></strong>
                                <strong><em>Right</em></strong><em>: The opinion page from the July 23, 1969 edition of the Kitsap County Herald features an editorial by then-editor and publisher David Averill asking why we can put a man on the Moon, but can’t get a bus from Seattle to Poulsbo or vice versa.</em>
                                 Kitsap Regional Library archives
North Kitsap Little League All-Star Kendall Becker slides into third with a triple against Redmond. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap Little League All-Star Kendall Becker slides into third with a triple against Redmond. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Middle school volleyball camp opens next week at NKHS

Volleyball camp for those girls who will be fifth through eighth graders opens next week in the North Kitsap main gym. The camp takes place… Continue reading

Colton Bower looks downfield for a target in Wednesday’s scrimmage against Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

New faces lead North Kitsap, Central Kitsap at spring scrimmage

POULSBO — The calendar may read June, but autumn was in the air on a cool, cloudy and damp Wednesday night at North Kitsap as… Continue reading

Colton Bower looks downfield for a target in Wednesday’s scrimmage against Central Kitsap. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)