Steven Powell

NK’s defense sets the stage for its high-scoring offense. Here, Aiden Olmstead (3), Harry Davies (12) and Colton Brewer put pressure on Kingston’s standout guard Zach Mead (10). Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

NK clinches a top spot with win over Kingston

North Kitsap clinched at least a tie for the Olympic League title and sophomore guard Cade Orness broke the high school’s single-season assists record as… Continue reading

NK’s defense sets the stage for its high-scoring offense. Here, Aiden Olmstead (3), Harry Davies (12) and Colton Brewer put pressure on Kingston’s standout guard Zach Mead (10). Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos
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COVID rates going up for young people

The Department of Health has tracked cases among children statewide, along with the risk of reinfection for everyone. The finds show among youth up to… Continue reading

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Viking Johny Olmstead (0) and many others from both teams converge under the basket.

NK Vikings slam dunk the Bulldogs

Monday was a great day for the Bulldogs. Tuesday, not so much. They were different Bulldogs, of course. Monday it was Georgia beating Alabama for… Continue reading

Viking Johny Olmstead (0) and many others from both teams converge under the basket.
Dr. Gib Morrow

Morrow the myth buster

Dr. Gib Morrow played the role of myth buster at Tuesday’s Kitsap Public Health District meeting. He wanted to set the record straight after a… Continue reading

Dr. Gib Morrow
Cade Orness (10) drives to the hoop and puts up a short runner against James Carey (23) of Bainbridge. Breno Oguri (11) and Everett Moore (21) also defend. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

NK demolishes rival Bainbridge

It was supposed to be the battle of the Titans. It was the battle of the unbeatens. But only one team played like it as… Continue reading

Cade Orness (10) drives to the hoop and puts up a short runner against James Carey (23) of Bainbridge. Breno Oguri (11) and Everett Moore (21) also defend. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos
North Kitsap reacts after Evelyn Beers hit the game-winning shot at the final buzzer. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

NK girls beat BI on final shot

At the end of the game, there were plenty of cheers for North Kitsap sophomore Evelyn Beers. Beers hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to… Continue reading

North Kitsap reacts after Evelyn Beers hit the game-winning shot at the final buzzer. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos
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KPHD: Don’t transmit COVID this holiday season

Dr. Gib Morrow recently compared COVID-19 to the AIDS epidemic. It’s the 40th anniversary of the AIDS pandemic and its treatment is about at the… Continue reading

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Kingston’s Dakota Standley (12) drives the baseline against a Crosspoint double team. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photographs

Kingston gets by Crosspoint again

Twice last week the Kingston boys basketball team beat Crosspoint of Bremerton. Friday night at home, the score was 55-51. Earlier in the week, the… Continue reading

Kingston’s Dakota Standley (12) drives the baseline against a Crosspoint double team. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photographs
New wires would be located above the current ones. Courtesy photo

PSE picks ‘Missing Link’ route

It would be above lines already in place

New wires would be located above the current ones. Courtesy photo
Jonas La Tour of North Kitsap was the league MVP last spring. File Photo

Winter prep sports previews

North Kitsap boys basketball; Kingston wrestling

Jonas La Tour of North Kitsap was the league MVP last spring. File Photo
With the strong winds, Viking quarterback Colton Bower (2) was more effective running the ball in the first half. Here Quinn Knivila- Ruchie (52) and Jesus Mares (53) block for him. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photographs

Wind, rain, Lions knock NK out of playoffs

It’s hard enough to beat the second-ranked team in the state playoffs in basically a home game for them. Add to that you have one… Continue reading

With the strong winds, Viking quarterback Colton Bower (2) was more effective running the ball in the first half. Here Quinn Knivila- Ruchie (52) and Jesus Mares (53) block for him. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photographs
Logan Sloman catches a touchdown pass. Nancy Treder/File Photos

NK gridders advance to 2A state semifinals

North Kitsap High School is on its way to the state Class 2A Championship semifinals for the first time in its program’s history. The third-seeded… Continue reading

Logan Sloman catches a touchdown pass. Nancy Treder/File Photos
The moment North Kitsap realized it had won and would advance to state. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

NK advances to state in girls volleyball

After qualifying for state last week, North Kitsap’s girls volleyball team went up against a red-hot Enumclaw squad in the semifinals of the 2A Bi-District… Continue reading

The moment North Kitsap realized it had won and would advance to state. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos
Workers prepare wood to be made into furniture. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos

Watson makes award-winning furniture

What business with ties to Bainbridge Island and Poulsbo recently won a handful of awards for its innovative furniture? It’s elementary, my dear — Watson.… Continue reading

Workers prepare wood to be made into furniture. Steve Powell/North Kitsap Herald photos