Christina T Henry

Christina T Henry is a freelance journalist reporting on local news from the Kitsap Peninsula and beyond. Chris lives in Port Orchard and formerly wrote for the Kitsap Sun. Her beats have included education, local government and that quirky and capricious grab-bag we call community news. She enjoys our beautiful PNW trails, open water swimming and cycling.

Peninsula school officials affirm radio station’s future is TBD

Feb 07, 2022

District officials will weigh value to students of broadcasting classes (now suspended)

Three of Peninsula’s new elementary buildings recognized as ‘green’ schools

Feb 04, 2022

Evergreen, Pioneer and Swift Water elementary schools were built with funds from the 2019 bond.

Parents now have until Wednesday to weigh in on state’s school vaccine survey

Jan 31, 2022

“I really encourage families to fill this out because this will be a public record and information that will go directly to the Board of Health.” — Peninsula schools Superintendent Krestin Bahr

Peninsula teachers survey: 51% have considered leaving this year

Jan 31, 2022

Teachers’ union is seeking a grant to support teacher retention and staff well-being.

At mid-year mark, Peninsula schools’ new Navy cadet corps program is flourishing

Jan 26, 2022

“I want our kids to leave this program and be able to survive and thrive in any environment, in any location.” Darrell Hood, Lt. Cmdr., USN (Ret), Director of Naval Science, NJROTC/NNDCC, Peninsula School District

State’s COVID test distribution portal not for businesses

Jan 15, 2022

One Gig Harbor business owner says at-home tests have helped his company stay viable.

Peninsula schools plan to keep classrooms open if at all possible

Jan 14, 2022

Superintendent pledges to keep classrooms open as district monitors staff absences due to COVID.

Old Artondale school comes down one giant bite at a time

Jan 03, 2022

“I’m sad that the place where I made my memories is gone, but I’m excited that there’s a new place for other people to make those memories.” — Shannon Gillespie, former Artondale Elementary School student

Peninsula schools set to open Monday on schedule despite snow, COVID surge

Dec 31, 2021

District transportation officials will evaluate road conditions over the weekend.

Hello, pancakes! Lease on former Harvester property confirmed

Dec 23, 2021

The Original Pancake House will open sometime next year in the former longtime site of Harvester Restaurant.