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Port Orchard mother charged in daughter’s death after giving her fentanyl

40-year-old woman charged with controlled substances homicide

  • Dec 11, 2021
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The land groups are trying to preserve is outlined in orange. Courtesy photo

Funds needed to preserve 100 acres by Hansville Greenway

A fundraising campaign is underway to purchase and preserve 100 acres adjacent to the Hansville Greenway to protect it from development. Great Peninsula Conservancy, the… Continue reading

The land groups are trying to preserve is outlined in orange. Courtesy photo
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Recently elected directors now leading the SKSD board

Wilson and Pickard elected president and vice president

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Espy appointed to fill vacant SKSD board seat

New board member is longtime South Kitsap volunteer

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City purchases Kitsap Bank property as it advances waterfront redevelopment project

Property is acquired for $2.5 million; Kitsap Bank will build new headquarters on adjacent property

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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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Kitsap PUD broadband proposal misses state funding threshold

County agency sought $1.9 million grant for ‘Fiber to the Home’ project

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Commissioners seeking input on new affordable housing sales tax increase

The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 13, in Administration Building

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City calls for county to remove homeless encampments at Veterans Park

Port Orchard officials meet Tuesday to hear the county’s plans to address issue

  • Dec 7, 2021
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60 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap

On Tuesday, the Kitsap Public Health District confirmed 60 new COVID cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the countywide total to 18,519 since the… Continue reading

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Property crimes are increasing in Port Orchard

… but not everyone is reporting them to police, chief says

  • Dec 6, 2021
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You’ll need to request single-use utensils at restaurants beginning Jan. 1

Law prohibits automatic distribution of single-use items by restaurants and other providers

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Port Orchard’s Chimes and Lights

Holiday celebrants check out holiday lights on Bay Street

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Santa waves from his boat during the 50th Lighted Ships Parade in 2019. Herald file photos

Lighted Ships Parade set to spread holiday cheer Dec. 11

Poulsbo Yacht Club has been putting on event for over 50 years

Santa waves from his boat during the 50th Lighted Ships Parade in 2019. Herald file photos
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Poulsbo considers Transportation Benefit District

Car tab fees would be used to fix neighborhood streets

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Shoppers decide on their favorite tree. Tyler Shuey/North Kitsap Herald photos
Shoppers decide on their favorite tree. Tyler Shuey/North Kitsap Herald photos
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Locals weigh in on county’s new homeless facility on Mile Hill Drive

Kitsap County officials say that facility residents will be counseled and accounted for

  • Dec 1, 2021
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NKF&R firefighters Michael Foreman, left, and Harry Hause extinguish stubborn hot spots after a Tuesday afternoon trailer fire in Suquamish. Courtesy Photo

Suquamish man loses possessions in trailer fire

A damaged cord is thought to have sparked a travel trailer fire in Suquamish, displacing one man and consuming most of his possessions. There were… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2021
NKF&R firefighters Michael Foreman, left, and Harry Hause extinguish stubborn hot spots after a Tuesday afternoon trailer fire in Suquamish. Courtesy Photo
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
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Port Orchard Police Department achieves accreditation status

Port Orchard agency joins other Kitsap law enforcement organizations in becoming accredited

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