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Miss Poulsbo 2017 Caroline Atkins crowns Natalia Tucker as Holly Rouse looks on.
                                Jesse Beals/Olympic Photo Group

Titleholders’ priorities: Mentoring and empowerment

Miss Poulsbo, Miss Kitsap, Miss Silverdale win scholarships and commit to a year of service

 

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue firefighters had contained a stump pile fire near Hansville around noon, but reported that the fire was “stubborn,” so firefighters would likely be on scene throughout the day.
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Busy day for Poulsbo, North Kitsap firefighters

House fire in Lemolo, stump pile fire near Hansville

 

Brianna (Oas) Strand had a megawatt smile and loved Jesus, but she wasn’t one to shy away from a battle. (File photo)

10 Most-Read Stories of 2017 | North Kitsap Herald

Readers closely followed news about Careaga murders, investigation

 

Holiday revelers raise money for local nonprofit

One of many acts of generosity as 2017 draws to a close

<em>NKF&R Lieutenant Kris Osera hands Santa his bag of treats after bringing the jolly ol’ elf (and Kitsap News Group reporter Nick Twietmeyer) on one of the district’s fire engines to the Kingston Christmas on the Cove festivities, Dec. 2 at the Port of Kingston.	 </em>Michèle Laboda/NKF&R

For last-minute gifts that clearly communicate love | NKF&R Update

Check our website at www.nkfr.org for seasonal safety tips. For last-minute gifts that clearly communicate love, consider certificates for bike helmets, life jackets, home safety… Continue reading

<em>NKF&R Lieutenant Kris Osera hands Santa his bag of treats after bringing the jolly ol’ elf (and Kitsap News Group reporter Nick Twietmeyer) on one of the district’s fire engines to the Kingston Christmas on the Cove festivities, Dec. 2 at the Port of Kingston.	 </em>Michèle Laboda/NKF&R

Kitsap County auditor’s office seeking committee members

Committee members to draft voters’ guide arguments against proposed school ballot measures.

<em>Kingston junior Timothy Gallagher performs the backstroke during the 200 yard individual medley against North Kitsap. Gallagher finished with a time of 1:53.91, which qualified him for the state meet in that event. </em>
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<em>Kingston junior Timothy Gallagher performs the backstroke during the 200 yard individual medley against North Kitsap. Gallagher finished with a time of 1:53.91, which qualified him for the state meet in that event. </em>
                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson talks with Kitsap News Group’s Richard Walker about issues she expects to face in her third term.

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson | Kitsap Conversations

POULSBO — Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson visited with Kitsap News Group’s Richard Walker prior to the Nov. 7 general election to talk about issues and… Continue reading

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson talks with Kitsap News Group’s Richard Walker about issues she expects to face in her third term.
<em>Larry Litsch, a volunteer for the North Kitsap ABATE Toy Run, unpacks a bag full of gifts.	 </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
<em>Larry Litsch, a volunteer for the North Kitsap ABATE Toy Run, unpacks a bag full of gifts.	 </em>Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Larry Litsch, a volunteer for the North Kitsap ABATE Toy Run, unpacks a bag full of gifts. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Larry Litsch, a volunteer for the North Kitsap ABATE Toy Run, unpacks a bag full of gifts. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap guard Raelee Moore drives the lane against Central Kitsap. Moore scored 23 points in her team’s Opening Day victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap guard Raelee Moore drives the lane against Central Kitsap. Moore scored 23 points in her team’s Opening Day victory. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap running back Dax Solis leads an offense that has averaged 44 points per game this season. (File Photo)

North Kitsap believes the third time’s a charm | Prep Football

POULSBO — With the way they have played all season long, the Vikings have themselves believing the third time’s a charm. And it’s hard not… Continue reading

North Kitsap running back Dax Solis leads an offense that has averaged 44 points per game this season. (File Photo)

Beers, Crane win state titles for Kitsap schools | Girls Swimming

FEDERAL WAY — For the second year in a row, North Kitsap sophomore Eleanor Beers was named Washington Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association Swimmer of the… 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, 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)

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

Astronaut Richard F. Gordon dies

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

North Kitsap advances to first round of state football tournament

POULSBO — Despite a couple of early fumbles, there was never any doubt for North Kitsap head coach Jeff Weible. He was going to keep… Continue reading

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