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It’s downright despicable

Two miniature Christmas trees on Bay Street stolen from their planters

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When families in need are among you

Sedgwick Middle School students gather food so everyone can eat at Thanksgiving

  • Nov 29, 2021
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Festival of Chimes and Lights to wipe away the winter’s gloom

Drive along Bay Street to see the twinkle of downtown Port Orchard

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SKSD is accepting referrals for Highly Capable Program

Referrals will be accepted from Dec. 3 through Jan. 21

  • Nov 29, 2021
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115 new COVID cases confirmed in Kitsap over long Holiday weekend

Over last week, case rate per 100,000 has dropped to 83

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Indianola man fulfills dying writer’s wish

An Indianola resident has fulfilled a dying writer’s wish. For more than two decades, starting in the early 1990s, Madeleine Wilde’s column, “Notes from the… Continue reading

  • Nov 26, 2021
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The scene of the fire in the area of Burkes Lane and Highway 104 in Kingston. Courtesy photos

KCSO: Gunfire, arson, axe, struggle all in Kingston response

Firefighters were reportedly threatened by a man with an axe when they responded to a suspected arson of a home and vehicle Wednesday near Kingston.… Continue reading

The scene of the fire in the area of Burkes Lane and Highway 104 in Kingston. Courtesy photos
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Christmas tree lighting on Bainbridge Island. File Photos

Holiday events return after COVID

With COVID-19 restrictions easing, there’s no more “Bah, Humbug” so downtown Bainbridge Island is excited about holiday festivities returning. “We look forward to welcoming visitors… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2021
Christmas tree lighting on Bainbridge Island. File Photos
The site on Viking Avenue where Poulsbo public works is relocating its facilities. Courtesy photo

Poulsbo Public Works relocation in progress

At last week’s Poulsbo City Council meeting, the Public Works Department presented its modified requests for the 2021-22 mid-biennial budget amendment and the 2022-27 Capital… Continue reading

The site on Viking Avenue where Poulsbo public works is relocating its facilities. Courtesy photo
Aerial image of Royal Valley Farm and area of rezone. Courtesy photos

Kitsap OKs law to downzone 14 parcels of Royal Valley Farm

Kitsap County commissioners approved an ordinance Monday to downzone 14 parcels south of Keyport to preserve the natural environment and critical areas. It also makes… Continue reading

Aerial image of Royal Valley Farm and area of rezone. Courtesy photos
The Santa Lucia bride prepares to light the ceremonial bonfire at the 2019 Poulsbo Julefest. Herald file photos

“Little Norway” to host Julefest after being canceled last year

After having its annual holiday event canceled last year due to COVID-19, the Poulsbo Sons of Norway will again be holding Julefest Dec. 4 to… Continue reading

The Santa Lucia bride prepares to light the ceremonial bonfire at the 2019 Poulsbo Julefest. Herald file photos
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Future of CVS stores in Kitsap up in the air

Pharmacy chain says it’s closing 900 stores nationally

  • Nov 22, 2021
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Landmark Home Made Cafe will not reopen

Co-owners say their business will reemerge as a wine bar

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Your best COVID defense during the holidays

‘Mask up’ and take precautions, say infectious disease specialists

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The home search in Kitsap is a challenging proposition, experts say

Patience and a bit of luck is required of intrepid buyers out there

  • Nov 20, 2021
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Hey kids! Enjoy breakfast with Santa on Saturday

Port Orchard once again will host the Fathoms O’ Fun event

  • Nov 19, 2021
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Seattle-area band Becoming Bristol will be headlining the benefit concert at Bayside Community Church in Kingston Dec. 4. Jack and Britt Espinosa (left) are from Kingston. Courtesy photos

Benefit concert for local charities Dec. 4 in Kingston

Brothers Britt and Jack Espinosa, who grew up in Kingston, and their band Becoming Bristol will be holding a benefit concert Dec. 4 at Bayside… Continue reading

Seattle-area band Becoming Bristol will be headlining the benefit concert at Bayside Community Church in Kingston Dec. 4. Jack and Britt Espinosa (left) are from Kingston. Courtesy photos
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Suquamish chairman talks tribal issues with Biden administration

Tribal leaders from around the United States, including Suquamish chairman Leonard Forsman, joined top leaders from the Biden/Harris administration this week to discuss issues affecting… Continue reading

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Seals aboard the USS Maine Submarine at Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, WA, Oct. 3, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen

$89 million funding for Naval Base Kitsap restored by Biden order

Trump administration had ‘reprogrammed’ funds to build a border wall

Seals aboard the USS Maine Submarine at Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, WA, Oct. 3, 2012. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen