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Incumbent Drew Hansen is running to maintain his pos. 2 seat for the  23rd Washington Legislative District

Gonzalez- Blanton challenges incumbent Hansen for LD23 seat

Incumbent Drew Hansen and newcomer Elaina Gonzalez-Blanton are running for the 2nd position of Washington’s 23rd Legislative District, which encompasses Kitsap County. Hansen has played… Continue reading


BI police arrest Poulsbo man in rape 20 years ago

A Poulsbo man has been arrested after coming forward about a rape he allegedly committed nearly 20 years ago. Mian Effler, 40, was arrested Aug.… Continue reading


Chief detective retires after record 40 years Kitsap sheriff’s office

Kitsap County Chief of Detectives David White retired after 40 years with the sheriff’s office Oct. 1. The announcement that White was going to retire… Continue reading


Poulsbo man who defended home could still face charges

A Poulsbo man could still face charges in a shooting death, following a multi-car collision and shooting in August, when he defended his home from… Continue reading

Naval Base Kitsap Marine charged with second-degree rape

Elijah M. Galindo, a member of the U.S. Marine Corps stationed at Naval Base Kitsap, has been charged with second-degree rape after being identified by… Continue reading

Families drive through to pick up materials, meals in BI

Lines of cars wrapped around Sonoji Sakai Intermediate School Friday as families drove up to pick up learning materials for students, along with meals for… Continue reading

2 Bainbridge Island museums to open Sept. 4

Some museums in Poulsbo also get to reopen

Suquamish Tribe upset Poulsbo officer reinstated; protests set

The Suquamish Tribe and ex-wife of Stonechild Chiefstick, who was shot to death last July by Poulsbo officer Craig Keller, said Tuesday that they are… Continue reading

New Year’s festivities across Kitsap County abound

There are plenty of fun ways to ring in the new year across North Kitsap, here are just some of them. You won’t need a… Continue reading

AG Ferguson sues to block diversion of billions for border wall

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit to block the Trump administration’s plan to re-appropriate $3.6 billion in congressionally approved funding for… Continue reading

Poulsbo ‘navigator’ program partnering law enforcement with behavioral health specialists

In 2018, the Poulsbo Police Department began partnering behavioral health navigators from Poulsbo’s Behavioral Health Outreach Program with law enforcement in the field. Through the… Continue reading

Born to destroy: Q&A with Dan Pieze | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

One of the many exciting events to take place at the Kitsap County Fair is the Demolition Derby and Derby races. The Kitsap Destruction Derby… Continue reading

Church group makes Kitsap County Fair accessible to all | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

Going to the county fair is one of the most fun and exciting events of the summer, but for some families the rides, games and… Continue reading

KCSO and Bremerton PD to show off K9 skills | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

Folks attending the Kitsap County fair will have a chance to meet law enforcement of the four legged kind. The K9 units of Kitsap County… Continue reading

West Coast Mining Supply to offer gold panning experience | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

For the first time ever Kitsap County Fair goers will have the opportunity to live like a prospector and learn to pan for gold from… Continue reading

Meet your rodeo royalty | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

Giddy up! And say hello to Rodeo Royalty, Miss Kitsap Fair & Stampede Georgia Leib and Miss Katie Kitsap Kaia Whisnant, at the Kitsap County… Continue reading

Olalla Americana Music Festival celebrates 28 years

Touted as “the best small-town countryside festival this side of the cascades,” the 28th annual Olalla Americana Music Festival kicks off this Saturday. Gates open… Continue reading

Port of Kingston to celebrate 100 years on Saturday

A once-in-a-lifetime event will be kicking off at the Port of Kingston this Saturday as the port celebrates its centennial anniversary with an incredible all… Continue reading