John Kuntz celebrates the completion of the Source to the Sea journey on the coast of Oregon. (Photo courtesy John Kuntz)

After paddling the entirety of the Columbia River, John Kuntz is home

PORT GAMBLE — These days, John Kuntz is back at home, back at his store, back to his everyday life. But he still dreams of… Continue reading


John Kuntz at the Grand Coulee Dam. (Photo courtesy of John Kuntz)

Man kayaking entire Columbia River crosses US border

POULSBO — John Kuntz is back in the good ol’ U.S. of A. The Port Gamble man making the Columbia River trek from the “source”… Continue reading


John Kuntz receives postcards, food and mail from friends and followers at selected destinations during his trip. (Photo courtesy John Kuntz)

Man traveling length of Columbia River paddles through wildfire smoke

POULSBO — While much of western Washington was experiencing cleaner air Thursday, albeit with cloudy skies overhead, John Kuntz, the North Kitsap man traveling the… Continue reading


This poster displays the route John Kuntz will take along the Columbia River. (Photo courtesy John Kuntz)

Local plans 1,250-mile kayak trip

Trek made to inspire children to explore outdoors

This poster displays the route John Kuntz will take along the Columbia River. (Photo courtesy John Kuntz)

Update | Officers pursue allegedly stolen vehicle across Kitsap County

PORT GAMBLE — A truck allegedly stolen Thursday from Bremerton went for a long ride that when the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office apprehended the suspect… Continue reading

Coalition acquires final block of Port Gamble forest land

1,500 acres secured by Kitsap Forest & Bay Project on Dec. 22 for $3.5 million

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Drum roll please … Port Gamble Country Christmas is here | Port Gamble Gazette

We are stocked and ready for perhaps our biggest event of the year, Port Gamble’s annual Country Christmas. Join us for a traditional holiday weekend… Continue reading

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Port Gamble General Store kicks off the holiday season | Port Gamble Gazette

The goblins and ghouls are being replaced by ornaments and wreaths, the brightly colored leaves will soon be replaced with brightly colored lights. And in… Continue reading

Biketoberfest returns to Port Gamble

PORT GAMBLE — Sept. 29 marks the return of Biketoberfest. The Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance - West Sound Chapter’s annual celebration of bikes and beer… Continue reading

Kathleen Sutton Fund helps Bainbridge woman fight the good fight

For Nellie Thomas, battling cancer has been a 15-year fight — a long and expensive fight. And without the help of the Kathleen Sutton Fund,… Continue reading

Fund helps with transportation costs to get to treatment

PORT GAMBLE — The Kathleen Sutton Fund helped more than 90 women get to and from cancer treatments in 2016. The help added up to… Continue reading

West Sound Wildlife Shelter expands to second, Port Gamble-based facility

PORT GAMBLE — West Sound Wildlife Shelter will soon migrate from its NE Dolphin Drive location on Bainbridge Island to a new, permanent habitat in… Continue reading

Changes at the General Store Café | Port Gamble Gazette

In a recent social media statement, owners of the Port Gamble General Store &Café announced the selling of the Café to Scratch Kitchen (formerly Bella… Continue reading

Muggles invited to Harry Potter’s birthday bash July 30

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

Celebrating the healing of hearts and the bay

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, Pope Resources celebrate the cleanup of the bay

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

Coroner: Diver’s 2015 death was accidental

PORT GAMBLE — A diver who died while working on eelgrass restoration associated with the Port Gamble nearshore cleanup project drowned when he got caught… Continue reading

Ryans donate $150,000 for Port Gamble forestland conservation

PORT GAMBLE — Tim Ryan Construction founder Tim Ryan and his wife, Beverly, have donated $150,000 for the acquisition of 60 acres of forest in… Continue reading

The cleanup of Port Gamble Bay is now complete

Port Gamble Bay cleanup is now complete | Noo-Kayet Our Village