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Salvation Army Capt. Dana Walters and Kim Clark, commodore of the Kingston Cove Yacht Club, are surrounded by a mountain of gifts destined for the Angel Tree program.

Yacht club helps Salvation Army

A mountain of presents surrounded the Kingston Cove Yacht Club Christmas tree as the Salvation Army arrived to pick up gifts destined for families in… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2021
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Salvation Army Capt. Dana Walters and Kim Clark, commodore of the Kingston Cove Yacht Club, are surrounded by a mountain of gifts destined for the Angel Tree program.

1st Omicron variant detected in Kitsap

The first case of the Omicron variant was detected in Kitsap County Thursday. It was not unexpected as Omicron cases have been detected in neighboring… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2021
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With cold, snowy weather ahead, Kitsap County opens severe weather shelters

Four locations around the county will serve those without warm surroundings

  • Dec 23, 2021
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Severe Weather Shelters open Christmas

Due to anticipated freezing weather conditions, some Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelters are open Christmas Day, with another shelter in Poulsbo to open Dec. 26.… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2021
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328 new COVID cases in Kitsap over past week

KPHD no longer giving daily updates; only weekly

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Eagle projects improve church gym, Fish Park

Ethan Guerra recently received his Eagle Scout ranks. Ethan’s service project involved painting the interior of First Lutheran Church’s gymnasium. He was supported by other… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2021
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Port Orchard driver dies in Mile Hill Drive collision

Deceased man was reportedly driving at a high rate of speed early Tuesday, officials say

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Outlined in green is the 1.32-acre lot donated to Poulsbo that will be added to Fish Park. The park will now total about 44 acres. Courtesy photo

Properties donated to Poulsbo; 1 will add to Fish Park

At its meeting last week, the Poulsbo City Council approved two donations of property - one that will add onto Fish Park and the other… Continue reading

Outlined in green is the 1.32-acre lot donated to Poulsbo that will be added to Fish Park. The park will now total about 44 acres. Courtesy photo
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Historic Roxy Theatre’s comeback is a beacon for Quincy Square

Theater’s foundation is leading efforts to revitalize Bremerton landmark

  • Dec 20, 2021
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COVID outbreak in close-contact sports leads to more restrictions

The state Department of Health is updating the health and safety requirements for high contact indoor sports in the wake of a multi-school, multi-county outbreak.… Continue reading

  • Dec 17, 2021
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52 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap

On Friday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed 52 new cases in the previous 24 hours, bringing the countywide total to 18,914 since the pandemic… Continue reading

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Nine-year-old Wyatt Christensen of Kingston (right) recently won the Expert Class at the USA BMX Grand Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, making him 2021 National Championship for his age group. Courtesy photos

Local BMX phenom continues to rack up national accolades

Nine-year-old Wyatt Christensen is from Kingston

Nine-year-old Wyatt Christensen of Kingston (right) recently won the Expert Class at the USA BMX Grand Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, making him 2021 National Championship for his age group. Courtesy photos
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NK school board gets ready for new year

Reelected school board members Richard Eckert and Breana Martinez were sworn into office by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson at a recent school board meeting. Erickson… Continue reading

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Update: Coroner finds Melton’s death classified as ‘natural’

Following autopsy, Port Orchard woman was found to have died from a ruptured gastric ulcer

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Woman pedestrian dies following a vehicle collision

Port Orchard Police do not expect that speed or impairment were factors

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Burrata Bistro in downtown Poulsbo provides outdoor seating in public right of ways through the city’s Summer Fair program.

Poulsbo OKs Summer Fair extention through ‘22

Council also approves car tab fees for neighborhood streets

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Burrata Bistro in downtown Poulsbo provides outdoor seating in public right of ways through the city’s Summer Fair program.
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Port Orchard mother identified as deceased inmate

Stephanie Melton had been jailed on charge related to her daughter’s death

  • Dec 14, 2021
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Retired PFD volunteer dies in traffic accident

Celebration of life for Lt. John “Jay” Melrose Dec. 22 at Keyport Bible Church

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Kurt Wagner Education Fund awards $7,000 in grants to educators

KWEF has awarded $92,000 over the last nine years to SKSD teaching staff

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