Kingston Community News

Kingston Community News

The Kingston Community News, established in 1984, is not just a monthly newspaper. It is a daily news and information provider that publishes a monthly newspaper. The Kingston Community News is dedicated to Kingston, Eglon, Hansville, Indianola, Little Boston and Port Gamble like no other news media, and employs a variety of media to get important news and information out to the community: print, online and social media. The monthly print edition is mailed to more than 8,500 homes and businesses in the area. is updated daily, and its social media tools have a loyal and growing following. KCN also publishes special sections on various topics of local interest.

Sound Earned 275 Industry Awards in 2017!

In all, Sound Publishing won 275 industry awards in 2017. Sound secured 261 awards from the 2017 Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspaper Contest (including 94 first place winners and 6 for General Excellence), five Blethen Awards for Distinguished Journalism from the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Awards and three Northwest Photo Awards from the Associated Press.


are female


ages 25 to 54 years


family households


have college


median household

Source: U.S. Census: 2016 American Community Survey (5-year)


Circulation Comparison

ZipZip NameNielsen Occupied HouseholdsKingston Community NewsSound Publishing, Inc. CoverageKitsap Sun (Sun)Kitsap Sun Coverage (Sun)
Total17,9548,96050%2,.514 14%
98340Hansville1,160 1,417100%171 15%
98342Indianola731 805100% 
98346Kingston4,0745,344100%760 19%
98364Port Gamble29 247100%
98370Poulsbo11,960 1,15510%1,583 13%
Sources: AAM / CAC Consolidated Media Report (Q2, 2018), U.S. Census: 2016 American Community Survey (5-year), 2017 Pulse Research readership survey

We are so grateful for the hard work of your ‘crew’ on June 22, 2011.  We have received many compliments and our entire yard looks great from every angle. A wonderful bonus has been that, because the work was so well executed, it has been very easy to maintain!!!
Thanks again to all of your hard workers that so generously contributed their time and their energies!!!
Mary Hancock
Executive Director, Dispute Resolution Center of Kitsap County