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The Vikings celebrate their district volleyball tournament win, their first since 2014 (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
The Vikings celebrate their district volleyball tournament win, their first since 2014 (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Richard F. Gordon’s path took him from North Kitsap High School Class of 1947 to the Moon as command module pilot for the Apollo 12 mission. (Public domain)

Astronaut Richard F. Gordon dies

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

Richard F. Gordon’s path took him from North Kitsap High School Class of 1947 to the Moon as command module pilot for the Apollo 12 mission. (Public domain)
North Kitsap running back Dax Solis (32) runs past the blocks of his teammates during the Vikings’ district playoff win over Eatonville.

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 running back Dax Solis (32) runs past the blocks of his teammates during the Vikings’ district playoff win over Eatonville.
North Kitsap freshman Madison Zosa sprints to the finish line at the West Central District meet on Oct. 28 at Chambers Bay. She won the race with her time of 19:19.70. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group

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

North Kitsap freshman Madison Zosa sprints to the finish line at the West Central District meet on Oct. 28 at Chambers Bay. She won the race with her time of 19:19.70. Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
North Kitsap’s Nate Blanchard and Justus Jagodzinske in action during their opening round match at the West Central District 2A doubles tournament on Oct. 27. The duo won the district championship.  Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
North Kitsap’s Nate Blanchard and Justus Jagodzinske in action during their opening round match at the West Central District 2A doubles tournament on Oct. 27. The duo won the district championship.  Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
North Kitsap freshman Madison Zosa won the girls Olympic League championship cross country race with a time of 19:18.64 at The Cedars at Dungeness in Sequim on Oct. 19. (Michael Dashiell/Sequim Gazette)
North Kitsap freshman Madison Zosa won the girls Olympic League championship cross country race with a time of 19:18.64 at The Cedars at Dungeness in Sequim on Oct. 19. (Michael Dashiell/Sequim Gazette)
With your help, fund raised more than $69,000

With your help, fund raised more than $69,000

From the bottom of our hearts, the Kathleen Sutton Fund Board of Directors would like to thank everyone who made this year’s auction a success.… Continue reading

With your help, fund raised more than $69,000

North Kitsap Herald wins 20 awards in annual press association contest

POULSBO — The North Kitsap Herald won 20 awards — including first places for page design, photography, reporting and Ad of the Year — in… Continue reading

North Kitsap’s Abigail Ginn and Olympic’s Saoirse Brown (18) fight for the ball during the second half of the Vikings’ 2-1 victory over the Trojans. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
North Kitsap’s Abigail Ginn and Olympic’s Saoirse Brown (18) fight for the ball during the second half of the Vikings’ 2-1 victory over the Trojans. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Sophomore Alyssa Peters dribbles the ball upfield looking for an open teammate in Klahowya’s 5-1 win over North Kitsap Sept. 28.                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Sophomore Alyssa Peters dribbles the ball upfield looking for an open teammate in Klahowya’s 5-1 win over North Kitsap Sept. 28.                                Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group
Luke Thurston, KPUD staff member, shows a crowd of people what the water looks like after being treated at the Port Gamble Resource Recovery Facility.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Luke Thurston, KPUD staff member, shows a crowd of people what the water looks like after being treated at the Port Gamble Resource Recovery Facility.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Relay For Life raises $40,800 for The American Cancer Society

North Kitsap Relay For Life 2017 would like to say “thank you” to all its committees, participants and sponsors for this year’s event. We raised… Continue reading

Kustom Kulture Festival gets to ‘The Point’

Kustom Kulture Festival gets to ‘The Point’

The Kustom Kulture Festival celebrates the era of hot rods, pin ups, greasers and rock ’n’ roll.

Kustom Kulture Festival gets to ‘The Point’
Misty Nicolet Greer, a North Kitsap graduate, will skate for Team USA at next month’s World Roller Derby Championship.                                  Misty Nicolet Greer / Contributed
Misty Nicolet Greer, a North Kitsap graduate, will skate for Team USA at next month’s World Roller Derby Championship.                                  Misty Nicolet Greer / Contributed

STEM opportunities at your local library | Check it out

Youth Services Librarian Whitney has hosted Teen STEM programs every month this year. Some of the activities included building roving robots and snap circuits, designing… Continue reading

It’s time to let America be America again | As it Turns Out

Don’t you wonder what changed our government from the democracy intended by our Founding Fathers, to the anti-government it has become today? The majority of… Continue reading

Cinthia Tyler said, “My sweet pocket pitty loves everyone. Especially kids.”                                Photo courtesy Cinthia Tyler

‘El Diablo of the dog world’: Do pit bulls deserve their reputation?

One thing almost everyone can agree on: Dogs are wonderful additions to the family. One thing that is almost bound to be a divisive, argument-inducing… Continue reading

Cinthia Tyler said, “My sweet pocket pitty loves everyone. Especially kids.”                                Photo courtesy Cinthia Tyler
The Harry Potter birthday bash will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 30 at Mrs. Muir’s House, 32199 N. Rainier Ave., Port Gamble (Sophie Bonomi/Kitsap News Group)

Muggles invited to Harry Potter’s birthday bash July 30

“A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest man”

The Harry Potter birthday bash will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 30 at Mrs. Muir’s House, 32199 N. Rainier Ave., Port Gamble (Sophie Bonomi/Kitsap News Group)

Pit bull myths and statistics

Read an article about personal experiences with pit bulls here. From PitBullInfo.org Pitbullinfo.org is published by a nonprofit group dedicated to dog-bite prevention, education and… Continue reading

Biking and walking are two common methods of “active transportation,” which is one aspect of the “not drive-alone” commutes the Washington State Transportation Commission hopes to increase to 29 percent of all commutes in Washington by 2020.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Biking and walking are two common methods of “active transportation,” which is one aspect of the “not drive-alone” commutes the Washington State Transportation Commission hopes to increase to 29 percent of all commutes in Washington by 2020.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group