North 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

The difficult challenge facing the U.S. Congress | As it Turns Out

President Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey was quite the showstopper a couple weeks back. It had everyone’s attention. Comey had been investigating possible… Continue reading

According to Kingston Lavender Festival organizer Matt Kelley, “Our region just happens to be one of the world’s best places to grow lavender.” (Tasha Vanasse / Contributed)

Kingston Lavender Festival is June 23-25 | Kitsap Weekly cover story

KINGSTON — As the sun begins to peek its bright head out for longer periods of time in the Pacific Northwest, it’s time to find… Continue reading

According to Kingston Lavender Festival organizer Matt Kelley, “Our region just happens to be one of the world’s best places to grow lavender.” (Tasha Vanasse / Contributed)
Vikings win district baseball championship | Playoffs

Vikings win district baseball championship | Playoffs

POULSBO — As Kitsap’s 1A and 2A teams continue in their state championship bids, here’s a look at how the playoff picture is shaping up.… Continue reading

Vikings win district baseball championship | Playoffs

Donating blood is ‘an easy way to make an impact’

Throughout the country, someone is needing a blood transfusion every two seconds, said Red Cross spokesperson Natividad Lewis. That means Red Cross must collect about… Continue reading

Vikings win district baseball championship | Playoffs

Vikings win district baseball championship | Playoffs

POULSBO — As Kitsap’s 1A and 2A teams continue in their state championship bids, here’s a look at how the playoff picture is shaping up.… Continue reading

Vikings win district baseball championship | Playoffs

Kitsap law enforcement memorial service May 17

BREMERTON — The Kitsap County Law Enforcement Memorial Service is scheduled for 3 p.m. May 17, at Miller-Woodlawn Memorial Park, 5505 Kitsap Way, Bremerton. The… Continue reading

Are Trump’s policies making America great again? | As It Turns Out

Here we are, life in the fast lane with President Trump at the wheel. It hasn’t been boring. It hasn’t been reassuring, either, as he… Continue reading

‘The running makes the music’: Vinland music teacher runs the Boston Marathon

‘The running makes the music’: Vinland music teacher runs the Boston Marathon

POULSBO — Larry Orando, music teacher at Vinland Elementary School, finds musical inspiration in Bach’s “The Art of Fugue” and “Brandenburg Concertos” and enjoys the… Continue reading

‘The running makes the music’: Vinland music teacher runs the Boston Marathon
Nineteen Kitsap County teachers and paraprofessional instructors were recognized as Outstanding Educators at an awards ceremony and reception on March 21 in the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers. Standing from left, Barb Haga, Shelly Shockly, Mackenzie Allpress, Susan James, Julie Bowman, Michael McCurdy, Linda Brazeau, Mike McCorkle, Elisa Garcia, Betsy Carlson, Barbara Vandeleur, Drew Crandall, Michael Woods. Seated from left, Patty Moore, Claire Hallinan, Wendy Tweten, Amy Roth, Catherine Campbell, and Nathanial Zawlocki. Not pictured: Peggy Dunbar. (Contributed photo)

These teachers are tops: 19 honored by Delta Kamma Gamma chapter

POULSBO — Nineteen Kitsap teachers and paraprofessional instructors were recognized as 2017 Outstanding Educators at an awards ceremony and reception on March 21 in the… Continue reading

Nineteen Kitsap County teachers and paraprofessional instructors were recognized as Outstanding Educators at an awards ceremony and reception on March 21 in the Poulsbo City Hall Council Chambers. Standing from left, Barb Haga, Shelly Shockly, Mackenzie Allpress, Susan James, Julie Bowman, Michael McCurdy, Linda Brazeau, Mike McCorkle, Elisa Garcia, Betsy Carlson, Barbara Vandeleur, Drew Crandall, Michael Woods. Seated from left, Patty Moore, Claire Hallinan, Wendy Tweten, Amy Roth, Catherine Campbell, and Nathanial Zawlocki. Not pictured: Peggy Dunbar. (Contributed photo)
Jada Hertz, 14, and Hugo sail over a 2-foot-9-inch jump during an English event at Sandamar Farm April 15. (Sophie Bonomi / Kitsap Daily News)

At Sandamar event, equestrians learn lessons for life

POULSBO — The April 15 Winter Schooling Show at Sandamar Farm was a test of precision and tenacity, a “dress rehearsal” for equestrian athletes and… Continue reading

Jada Hertz, 14, and Hugo sail over a 2-foot-9-inch jump during an English event at Sandamar Farm April 15. (Sophie Bonomi / Kitsap Daily News)

Coroner awaits toxicology results before releasing cause, manner of Suquamish woman’s death

LITTLE BOSTON — A funeral is scheduled for April 22 at the House of Awakened Culture for Jessica Santos, whose body was found on April… Continue reading

Casual gallery with a working studio space: Poulsbo’s Artist’s Edge introduces new direction with ‘H20’ exhibit

Casual gallery with a working studio space: Poulsbo’s Artist’s Edge introduces new direction with ‘H20’ exhibit

POULSBO — From custom frames to cobalt blue, the little art supply and custom frame shop off Hwy 305 (18723 Highway 305) has been a… Continue reading

Casual gallery with a working studio space: Poulsbo’s Artist’s Edge introduces new direction with ‘H20’ exhibit