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North Kitsap wins first-round playoff game | District 2/3 2A Baseball Tournament

  • May 9, 2015 at 4:15PM

Handily defeats Franklin Pierce 9-1 at fairgrounds

Shellfish harvesting closed in north Hood Canal

  • Jun 24, 2015 at 5:07AM

Kitsap Public Health District and the state Department of Health have closed shellfish harvesting in the north Hood Canal from Foulweather Bluff south to the Naval Base Kitsap - Bangor, including all bays and inlets, because of high levels of marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning, or PSP

Police chief: Consider public fireworks displays over lighting your own

  • Jun 23, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Jun 24, 2015 at 5:30AM

Higher temperatures and no rain make for a dangerous combination, especially when fireworks are mixed in.

Three big wins for the North Kitsap Vikings | Road to State

  • May 10, 2015 at 12:04PM

The Vikings baseball team defeated Franklin Pierce 9-1 and River Ridge 5-0 May 9 at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds to advance to the semifinal game of the 2015 District 2/3 2A Baseball Tournament. At home that day, the Vikings track and field team posted strong finishes – including first in five events – to win the meet. The boys finished with 128 points, ahead of Sequim with 121.5; the girls finished with 160.5, ahead of Olympic with 126.5.

New York driver charged with DUI

  • Jun 1, 2015 at 12:17PM

A New York man was arrested after his vehicle crashed into another motorist's vehicle on State Route 3 and caused weekend traffic to back up for about an hour on May 31.

Kingston apartment fire caused no injuries, little damage

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 9:44AM

A fire started at the back of a dryer Wednesday morning in Kingston.

A top salute for local ace fighter pilot

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 11:35AM

John T. “Mike” Wolf of Hansville among those awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the nation’s highest civilian honor

Local woman walking overnight for suicide prevention

  • Jun 25, 2015 at 11:21AM

Nicole Tong of Poulsbo will participate in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Overnight, an 18-mile walk from sunset to sunrise to raise funds and awareness for suicide prevention, June 27-28.

FootGolf is the new way to play for par

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 8:38AM

What happens when the World Cup and the U.S. Open meet? FootGolf, the new sport combining two old favorites is being played on 257 golf courses across America.

Felix is King | Fans on the Ferry

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 8:36AM

Melissa Bates and Patrick Lewis, two Bremerton residents, love the Mariners. Especially Felix Hernandez and Robinson Cano.

One transported with possible injuries after collision on Highway 305

  • Jun 3, 2015 at 2:23PM

A pickup truck driver was transported to Harrison Medical Center and a light pole toppled onto the roadway in a collision near the Longhouse Texaco on Highway 305, shortly after noon June 3.

Repairs require Agate Pass Bridge lane closures May 30-31 | Update

  • May 12, 2015 at 2:06PM

o accommodate special events in Poulsbo and Bremerton, and next weekend’s Memorial Day holiday, the state Department of Transportation has revised earlier announced dates for repair work on Agate Pass Bridge north of Bainbridge Island.

Play it safe, see a fireworks show | In Our Opinion

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 2:33PM

Here are some good reasons to enjoy a professional fireworks show this Fourth of July (and, in some cases, 3rd of July), instead of buying and lighting off fireworks. One, fireworks were responsible for two deaths, 277 injuries, and more than 150 fires and $320,000 in property loss in Washington in 2014, according to the State Fire Marshal.

Oil-drilling ship's passage: Little notice here, but protests in Everett

  • May 13, 2015 at 12:00PM updated May 14, 2015 at 6:42AM

The oil-drilling ship Noble Discoverer passed Point No Point around 2 p.m. May 12, generating little interest. But at the Port of Everett, where it is to be parked for an undisclosed period before proceeding to Seattle, 10 protesters in kayaks greeted the Discoverer's arrival.

Candidate filing period ends May 15; primary election Aug. 4

  • May 14, 2015 at 6:28AM

Seventy-nine candidates had filed for 57 public offices countywide as of May 13. Expect more. Candidate filing ends at 4:30 p.m. May 15. The primary election is Aug. 4; the general election is Nov. 3.

Byrnes: Back to basics in education | North Kitsap School Board, District 4

  • Jun 28, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 9:12AM

Loretta Byrnes is used to life at an energetic pace: training farmers for CARE in Bangladesh; helping women in Rwanda build up seed supplies for food crops; and distributing commodities to displaced peoples in Sierra Leone. So it was only natural, perhaps, that she consented to an interview in the parking lot of a bank as she was walking to her car.

Century of service to community, heritage | Sons of Norway 100th

  • Jun 19, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Jun 28, 2015 at 9:13AM

Back in the day, chances were good you worked either as a fisherman or a logger, a job that put you at high risk of being injured or worse. The Sons of Norway was founded to offer financial tools — insurance and annuities — to help protect members and their families from financial hardship during times of injury, sickness or death.

North Kitsap's Wallis advances to second round of league meet | Road to State

  • May 14, 2015 at 11:05AM

No. 1 singles Danya Wallis of North Kitsap handily beat Tessa Johnson of Kingston 6-0, 6-0 before beating Ryoko Kumei from Kingston and Hannah Gauthun by the same scores, May 12 in the Olympic League 2A Girls Tennis Tournament. Willis was to face Sarah Casias of Bremerton in the final May 14.

Windermere employees spruce up local parks as part of Community Service Day | Photos

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 1:03PM

Every year, Windermere Real Estate offices nationwide closes their offices for one day to help make a positive difference in their communities. Today — June 5 — is that day

Viking Fest: A lot of new in old festival

  • May 14, 2015 at 1:52PM

This year’s Viking Fest is the 47th annual, but there is a lot that’s new to this celebration of Poulsbo’s Norwegian heritage. The Rotary Club of Poulsbo-North Kitsap has teamed with Viking Fest to present the Viking Tour, an event designed to be more than a simple bike race.

Summer school helps students get ahead, avoid the 'slump'

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jun 7, 2015 at 7:28AM

Summer school in the North Kitsap School District starts at the end of June, and there's a lot more to look forward to than in the past.

Poulsbo Village Albertsons will close in a month; 60 employees affected

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 3:18PM

The Albertsons supermarket in Poulsbo Village will close in about a month, the company’s district manager announced to employees early June 5. Ryan Helton, operations specialist for Safeway’s Tacoma district, said he expects all store employees to find employment within other stores in the company.

CB's Nuts: From small-town hobby to big-time business

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 6:00AM

As Kitsap County’s peanut king and the namesake of CB’s Nuts, Clark Bowen’s life revolves around nuts. And what started out as a hobby for him is now a stable business venture that can boast of sales of more than 100 tons of in-shell peanuts and 173 tons of peanut butter annually.

A standard for future cleanups in Puget Sound | In Our Opinion

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 11, 2015 at 5:41AM

We are excited to see the initiation of the final Port Gamble Bay cleanup plan. It is historic on several levels.

Get to know the candidates in the 2015 election | In Our Opinion

  • May 15, 2015 at 3:37PM

The winners of the Nov. 3 election will work for you. Get to know the candidates. Your vote will empower them to make level-of-service and spending decisions on your behalf in city hall, school district offices, fire district headquarters, and park, port and utility district offices. Make sure your vote is an informed one.

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