North Kitsap

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)
Waldo can be hidden anywhere in participating businesses, so long as he is mostly visible. Some stores will allow kids to rehide Waldo after they’ve found him (ask first), and some, like Liberty Bay Books, will change his location on a daily basis throughout the month of July.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Waldo can be hidden anywhere in participating businesses, so long as he is mostly visible. Some stores will allow kids to rehide Waldo after they’ve found him (ask first), and some, like Liberty Bay Books, will change his location on a daily basis throughout the month of July.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Attend candidates’ forum on June 29 | In Our Opinion

On Aug. 1, voters in Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, and in North and Central Kitsap will narrow down the field of candidates for city councils, mayor,… Continue reading

Six arrested on suspicion of drug-related crimes in North Kitsap

Six arrested on suspicion of drug-related crimes in North Kitsap

HANSVILLE — Detectives with the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit and the West Sound Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested six people on suspicion of drug-related… Continue reading

Six arrested on suspicion of drug-related crimes in North Kitsap
Help us find and fund the gaps

Help us find and fund the gaps

In September 2013, the Kitsap County Commission established a Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) for Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Therapeutic Courts. The funding for the… Continue reading

Help us find and fund the gaps
American Legion hopes essay contest will build better citizens

American Legion hopes essay contest will build better citizens

Five Poulsbo Middle School eighth-graders honored for their compelling essays on the Constitution

American Legion hopes essay contest will build better citizens
By Walt Elliot / June 2017

Fare policy changes | FerryFare

The proposed fare increases for this October are 2.9 percent for vehicles and 2.5 percent for passengers. Next year, they will be 2.5 percent for… Continue reading

By Walt Elliot / June 2017
ShareNet volunteers gather for Mike Webb’s memorial service. (Marleena Jones / Contributed)

One person’s contribution is vital | ShareNet & You

Because we depend on volunteers for our operation, even the absence of one person in a key position can make a big difference. In April… Continue reading

ShareNet volunteers gather for Mike Webb’s memorial service. (Marleena Jones / Contributed)
Looking for an excuse to get involved and learn about safety in North Kitsap? | NKF&R News

Looking for an excuse to get involved and learn about safety in North Kitsap? | NKF&R News

Looking for an excuse to get involved and learn about safety in North Kitsap? Here are a few options to increase your awareness and become… Continue reading

Looking for an excuse to get involved and learn about safety in North Kitsap? | NKF&R News
Remembering Mike Wallace | Kingston Strand

Remembering Mike Wallace | Kingston Strand

The “Kingston Strand” is a new column brought to you by the Kingston Historical Society. Twisted together from the past to the present, it forms… Continue reading

Remembering Mike Wallace | Kingston Strand
Now part of the conservancy’s 280-acre Grovers Creek Preserve, the former Niemeier/Helton farm is home to bear, beaver, steelhead, coho, cutthroat trout, and countless birds. (Erik Pedersen/Courtesy)

‘This land has had an amazing transformation’

KINGSTON — Brothers John and Doug Helton have many memories of helping their grandfather Edward Niemeier clear brush on the old stump farm he bought… Continue reading

Now part of the conservancy’s 280-acre Grovers Creek Preserve, the former Niemeier/Helton farm is home to bear, beaver, steelhead, coho, cutthroat trout, and countless birds. (Erik Pedersen/Courtesy)
Peninsula Community Health Services acquired the former Swedish Medical Clinic satellite office in Kingston in March and opened to the public on May 1. (Contributed photo)

Peninsula Community Health Services’s goal with Kingston clinic: 850 patients

KINGSTON — Peninsula Community Health Services acquired the former Swedish Medical Clinic satellite office in Kingston in March and opened to the public on May… Continue reading

Peninsula Community Health Services acquired the former Swedish Medical Clinic satellite office in Kingston in March and opened to the public on May 1. (Contributed photo)
Questions about tiny houses in Kitsap

Questions about tiny houses in Kitsap

Regarding the editorial, “Let’s take tiny houses a step further in Kitsap”: Let’s not until the following questions are answered adequately. Who pays for the… Continue reading

Questions about tiny houses in Kitsap