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Young sponsors bill to protect firefighters from job interference

HB 1826 passes committee last week

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Governor signs bill to delay long-term care implementation

HB 1732 floor debate had support from both Democrats and Republicans

  • Jan 31, 2022
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Blocked car thief manages to elude police

New laws limit efforts to pursue fleeing criminals, chief says

  • Jan 28, 2022
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Port Orchard officials ask legislators to fix police reform laws

Police chief and mayor write that laws are handcuffing officers with vague ‘use of force’ rules

  • Jan 28, 2022
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COVID on the mind of community members dialing into SKSD’s Town Hall

Board members say state pandemic restrictions have tied district’s hands

  • Jan 28, 2022
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Volunteers work on the remodel at the Scout Hall.

Celebrate remodel of Scout Hall

Volunteers have finished their remodel of the Robert P. Smiley Scout Hall in Kingston. They are ready to show it off at a rededication ceremony… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2022
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Volunteers work on the remodel at the Scout Hall.
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Caldier says COVID restrictions on House floor hinder legislative work

Even so, 26th District representative has list of House bills ready for consideration

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Wiley named new Port of Bremerton CFO

New CFO is a Port Orchard native, SKHS grad

  • Jan 26, 2022
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Sons of Norway volunteers prepare lutefisk for the organizations annual dinner. Courtesy photo

Sons of Norway’s annual Lutefisk Dinner lives on

Event is Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sons of Norway volunteers prepare lutefisk for the organizations annual dinner. Courtesy photo
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Mexican restaurant’s kitchen hit by blaze

SKFR crews limit damage due to ‘aggressive offensive attack’

  • Jan 25, 2022
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The scene at Central Valley Road where 63-year-old Poulsbo resident John Skubic was killed last Friday after a hit and run while riding his bike. Courtesy photo

Poulsbo cyclist killed, suspect charged

A 63-year-old Poulsbo resident, John Skubic, was killed last Friday on Central Valley Road after he reportedly was hit by a vehicle while riding a… Continue reading

The scene at Central Valley Road where 63-year-old Poulsbo resident John Skubic was killed last Friday after a hit and run while riding his bike. Courtesy photo
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SKSD board votes to proceed with pool modernization work

$10.4 million budgeted for extensive rehab project

  • Jan 25, 2022
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Former football coach’s court case to be heard before U.S. Supreme Court

Joe Kennedy, Bremerton School District fought over right to pray on sidelines after football games

  • Jan 24, 2022
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‘Soup Crawl’ in Port Orchard set for Friday and Saturday

Six restaurants along Bay Street participating in foodie event

  • Jan 24, 2022
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1,866 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap over the weekend; 2 more deaths

Over the last week, Kitsap’s case rate per 100,000 residents is 1,159.1

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Salmon habitat rules would restrict agricultural uses

By Brooklynn Hillemann WNPA Olympia News Service OLYMPIA — Advocates hope mandatory conservation of key habitat areas will help salmon runs recover, but opponents worry… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2022
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Future fund would help close income gap, supporters say

Washington Future Fund Trust would act as a savings account for babies born under Apple Health

  • Jan 24, 2022
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A firefighter checks through the damage. Courtesy photos

Neighbor awakens family in Suquamish fire

A neighbor in Suquamish is credited with alerting a family of four that is now displaced but escaped without injury after an early morning fire… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2022
A firefighter checks through the damage. Courtesy photos
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Poulsbo, Housing Kitsap combine on Nordic Cottage project

The Poulsbo City Council Wednesday approved an agreement with Housing Kitsap to provide management services for the Nordic Cottage project on Lincoln Road. In 2020,… Continue reading

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Kitsap Transit may need to reduce ferry sailings due to COVID impacts

Agency says it will issue rider alerts updating customers

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