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Dear North Kitsap Herald reader,

The North Kitsap Herald is proud to be your newspaper. We’ve been the Voice of North Kitsap since 1901.

In 2012, we were named a Newspaper of the Year by the Local Media Association, a nationwide organization of suburban newspapers. In 2011, our North Kitsap Almanac won first place for cover design in a contest sponsored by Suburban Newspapers of America. In addition, in those two years the Herald won 23 awards for reporting, feature writing, print and online photography, and advertising design from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association.

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In appreciation,
Donna Etchey,
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