State of Washington

Washington state bans vapor products containing vitamin E acetate

On Monday, Nov. 18 the Washington State Board of Health expanded its emergency rule banning the sale of flavored vapor products containing THC to include… Continue reading

 

(photo courtesy of Kitsap Audubon Society)

Kitsap Audobon Society to host Senator Christine Rolfes

Senator Christine Rolfes has been invited as a special guest to the Kitsap Audubon Society meeting on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the… Continue reading

 

Salmon Tours return to Poulsbo

Salmon tours kick off this Saturday at Poulsbo’s Fish Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event celebrates the return of salmon to Kitsap… Continue reading

 

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise in Washington

Newly released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that the rate of sexually transmitted diseases is on the rise in Washington… Continue reading

<em>The City of Poulsbo recently voted to extend a ban on the development of high risk secure facilities, similar to the LRA which houses sex offenders on Viking Way.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/ Kitsap News Group

Poulsbo extends ordinance restricting LRA development

The Poulsbo city council held a public hearing last Wednesday to extend an ordinance established back in April that prohibits the development of high risk… Continue reading

<em>The City of Poulsbo recently voted to extend a ban on the development of high risk secure facilities, similar to the LRA which houses sex offenders on Viking Way.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/ Kitsap News Group
Partly Cloudy Vapor in Poulsbo Villiage next to the Dollar Store.

Vapor product ban means big impact to local shops

The Washington State Board of Health recently passed an emergency ban on the sale of flavored vapor products or any products that can be used… Continue reading

Partly Cloudy Vapor in Poulsbo Villiage next to the Dollar Store.

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe awarded $1.5 million in grant funding to enhance law enforcement

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is one of ten tribes in western Washington receiving grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice to enhance tribal… Continue reading

NKSD narrows down legislative priorities

On the business end of the North Kitsap School District’s (NKSD) Sept. 12 meeting, the school board narrowed down legislative priorities it would like to… Continue reading

AG Ferguson launches Hate Crime Working Group

Group intends to develop strategies and raise awareness of hate crimes and enhance law enforcement

State Senators Cantwell and Murray, Rep. Kilmer denounce cutting of NBK project

Department of Defense recently released a list of projects that will be cut to fund border wall

I-1639 now in full effect

New gun laws took effect July 1, but what does that mean for residents?

Wildfire projections ‘above normal’ for summer

Western Washington to brace for active firefighting season

County targets active Kingston landslide

Kitsap County Public Works will pursue horizontal drains on unstable slope

Online sales good for state paper mills | Don Brunell

Shoppers’ move online is good business for state’s paper mills

Cougars rout Trojans 40-7 in season opener | Prep football

BREMERTON — A deep, fast, athletic Central Kitsap squad had no trouble in the Battle for Bucklin Hill, dispatching its closest rival, Olympic High School,… Continue reading

New law requires insurance to provide 12-month supply of birth control

BREMERTON — Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law May 16 a bill requiring insurance companies that provide birth control coverage to dispense 12 months’ worth… Continue reading

Lowry remembered as a voice for the environment, social justice

POULSBO — Former Gov. Mike Lowry, who died May 1, is being remembered as “an advocate for the environment, fisheries and social justice.” That’s how… Continue reading