North Kitsap

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
Dr. Laurynn Evans, superintendent of the North Kitsap School District                                 Dr. Laurynn Evans, superintendent of the North Kitsap School District
Dr. Laurynn Evans, superintendent of the North Kitsap School District                                 Dr. Laurynn Evans, superintendent of the North Kitsap School District
Poulsbo, Coffee Oasis team up to provide transitional housing for women

Poulsbo, Coffee Oasis team up to provide transitional housing for women

POULSBO — The Coffee Oasis and the City of Poulsbo are entering into an agreement that solves two problems in one. The Coffee Oasis, a… Continue reading

Poulsbo, Coffee Oasis team up to provide transitional housing for women
Relay For Life participants walk for a cure

Relay For Life participants walk for a cure

2017 North Kitsap event raises more than $37,000 for the American Cancer Society

Relay For Life participants walk for a cure
Nationally, suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people ages 10 to 24, according to the Suicide Prevention Lifeline. In Washington State, an average of one person dies by suicide every eight hours, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. (Kitsap weekly Cover Design by: Vanessa Calverley)
Nationally, suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people ages 10 to 24, according to the Suicide Prevention Lifeline. In Washington State, an average of one person dies by suicide every eight hours, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. (Kitsap weekly Cover Design by: Vanessa Calverley)
Evelynne Beatrice Gemmell in uniform during World War II. At 93, she was the Suquamish Tribe’s oldest veteran. (Courtesy Gemmell family)

A culture-bearer returns home | Passages

Evelynne Beatrice Gemmell’s heart was firmly rooted in Suquamish

Evelynne Beatrice Gemmell in uniform during World War II. At 93, she was the Suquamish Tribe’s oldest veteran. (Courtesy Gemmell family)

When driving, keep right except to pass

Washington State Patrol stops 476 left-lane campers in three-day period of emphasis

Cry, our beloved representative government | As It Turns Out

An e-mail this morning brought updated news of dozens of factions, all crying out for their embattled causes. These champions are now witnessing their causes… Continue reading

Relay for Life is a powerful force against cancer | In Our Opinion

If you participate in Relay For Life, you are on the front lines in the battle against cancer. Relay For Life South Kitsap took place… Continue reading

Former NFL pros share skills and drills in West Sound football camp

KINGSTON — Do you want to be a better football player? On July 10 and 11, Kingston-based West Sound Youth Football is bringing a skills… Continue reading

Get restrooms placed near long ferry lanes | In Our Opinion

Ahh, summer in Kitsap. Sunshine, beaches, special events, and vehicles in the ferry holding lane from downtown Kingston to Barber Cut Off Road and beyond.… Continue reading

Suquamish Elementary students learn about F2GO | ShareNet & You

Suquamish Elementary students learn about F2GO | ShareNet & You

Editor’s Note: the following is a clarification, not a correction, made by North Kitsap Fishline. North Kitsap Fishline is the food bank which serves Suquamish… Continue reading

Suquamish Elementary students learn about F2GO | ShareNet & You

Three injured in Kingston crash, charges pending

KINGSTON — Three people were injured in a two-car accident at 5:15 a.m. July 3. A woman, 19, of Kingston, another woman, 44, of Kingston,… Continue reading

Poulsbo is the subject of a new book by Bill Effinger. Annie LaValle/Kitsap News Group

“WHY POULSBO”—- a new book in the works.

In a past column, I interviewed Bill Effinger and wrote about his book, “Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur.” Now he’s writing a new book titled,… Continue reading

Poulsbo is the subject of a new book by Bill Effinger. Annie LaValle/Kitsap News Group
A time-honored tradition

A time-honored tradition

The USCGC Sea Ray’s cannon boomed out 13 times across Liberty Bay

A time-honored tradition
Profile: North Kitsap All Stars pitcher Jayla Moon

Profile: North Kitsap All Stars pitcher Jayla Moon

North Kitsap’s Jayla Moon is on the mound, staring down another batter. Strike one.

Profile: North Kitsap All Stars pitcher Jayla Moon
Dunlap climbs into his custom paddle boat, which took him 20 years to make.                                Ian Snively / Kitsap News Group

Custom-made paddle boat is displayed on Liberty Bay

POULSBO — With 3.5-inch engines, 80 square feet of tubing and one large paddle wheel, Allan D. Dunlap’s paddle boat touched the Liberty Bay water… Continue reading

Dunlap climbs into his custom paddle boat, which took him 20 years to make.                                Ian Snively / Kitsap News Group
The architect’s rendering of Fishline’s Comprehensive Services Center was on display at the groundbreaking and community picnic. (Ian A. Snively/Kitsap News Group)

Fishline’s new center will be completed in early 2018

POULSBO — North Kitsap Fishline has about $1 million to raise for its Comprehensive Services Center — $500,000 if the state Legislature approves the capital… Continue reading

The architect’s rendering of Fishline’s Comprehensive Services Center was on display at the groundbreaking and community picnic. (Ian A. Snively/Kitsap News Group)