North Kitsap

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

Does Kitsap County have slide areas? | Just Ask Jan

Dear Jan: We are looking at waterfront homes, many of which are high bank. With Whidbey Island having had slides, how do we know if… Continue reading

A busy June for Kingston Kiwanis | Kingston Kiwanis

There’s a lot going on in June and some great things that we have accomplished in May. Bike Rodeo: One of our members, Helen Hoover,… Continue reading

Two fishing buddies show off their catch in the mid- to late-1950s.

Our troubled waters, wetter winters | Hansville Happenings

Months of rain, a spate of little quakes in May, what’s next? A plague of murderous crows? Unless Mother Nature has any more surprises for… Continue reading

Two fishing buddies show off their catch in the mid- to late-1950s.
Dr. Andrew Swanson believes all sports will eventually move to incorporating the Gaitlink method in their sports medicine programs. (Dr. Andrew Swanson / Contributed)

Dr. Swanson and the ‘Gaitlink’ method in Port Gamble | Gamble Gazette

I recently sat down with Dr. Andrew Swanson of Gaitlink Chiropractic, 32279 Rainier Ave. in Port Gamble, to learn about his different approach to chiropractic… Continue reading

Dr. Andrew Swanson believes all sports will eventually move to incorporating the Gaitlink method in their sports medicine programs. (Dr. Andrew Swanson / Contributed)
Vinland Elementary fifth-grade class donates Little Free Library

Vinland Elementary fifth-grade class donates Little Free Library

POULSBO — On May 30, it was all about books at Vinland Elementary School. Free books. As their graduation gift to the school, Vinland Elementary’s… Continue reading

Vinland Elementary fifth-grade class donates Little Free Library
Alix Kosin and Howie O’Brien sort more than 5,000 books in preparation for the big Greater Hansville Community Center book sale June 9-11. (Annette Wright / Contributed)

Good reads at great prices at the GHCC book sale June 9

HANSVILLE — Dynamic couple Alix Kosin and Howie O’Brien sorted through 5,000 books donated this year for the upcoming spring book sale. Were they overwhelmed?… Continue reading

Alix Kosin and Howie O’Brien sort more than 5,000 books in preparation for the big Greater Hansville Community Center book sale June 9-11. (Annette Wright / Contributed)
A conversation with three-time state tennis champion Danya Wallis

A conversation with three-time state tennis champion Danya Wallis

POULSBO — On her Facebook page, North Kitsap High School junior Danya Wallis posted a photo of her late father. “It’s been six years since… Continue reading

A conversation with three-time state tennis champion Danya Wallis

Shaken awake, moving toward self-sufficiency | Choices for the Future

Some people bristle a bit at “lemonade folks” like me, but I’m the type of person who sees a silver lining. I’m excited by the… Continue reading