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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

 

Six Kitsap golfers qualify for 2A state tournament

SEQUIM — Two boys and four girls golfers from Kitsap qualified for the state tournament, and a whole host of others qualified for the district… Continue reading

 

Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park in Poulsbo was covered in snow. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Snowstorm blankets Kitsap County

Accumulations from the weekend storm have already reached 11 inches in some places, and there is more on the way

Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park in Poulsbo was covered in snow. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
John Kuntz celebrates the completion of the Source to the Sea journey on the coast of Oregon. (Photo courtesy John Kuntz)

After paddling the entirety of the Columbia River, John Kuntz is home

PORT GAMBLE — These days, John Kuntz is back at home, back at his store, back to his everyday life. But he still dreams of… Continue reading

John Kuntz celebrates the completion of the Source to the Sea journey on the coast of Oregon. (Photo courtesy John Kuntz)

North Kitsap High grad interns in Congress

North Kitsap High School graduate Anisa Ashabi just completed her internship in Washington D.C.

Junior pitcher Isaac Richardson tosses a pitch in his team’s game against Fife on May 12. He gave up just three earned runs. Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News

North Kitsap defeats PA, loses to Fife to get No. 2 district seed

The Vikings will play in the regional round of the state playoffs this weekend in Centralia

Junior pitcher Isaac Richardson tosses a pitch in his team’s game against Fife on May 12. He gave up just three earned runs. Mark Krulish | Kitsap Daily News

Port Angeles-North Kitsap matchup postponed to Thursday

The top two teams in the Olympic League will have to wait another day

North Kitsap boys win Port Angeles Invitational; girls tie for first

PORT ANGELES — The North Kitsap High boys and girls track teams were each part of a field of eight at the Port Angeles Invitational… Continue reading

Kingston swimmer Ethan Fox receives a medal from head coach Mark VanHuis after he and his fellow teammates set a new state record in the 200-yard medley relay. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Kingston swimmer Ethan Fox receives a medal from head coach Mark VanHuis after he and his fellow teammates set a new state record in the 200-yard medley relay. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Olivia Selembo capped off her career with a 15-point performance against Lynden in the state tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Olivia Selembo capped off her career with a 15-point performance against Lynden in the state tournament. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Home is where the heart is

Despite failed kidneys, Martha & Mary resident plans on traveling again

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

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

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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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

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

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>
                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
<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.