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 238 Industry Awards in 2015!

In all, Sound Publishing won 238 industry awards in 2015. Sound secured 229 awards from the 2015 Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspaper Contest (including 75 first place winners) and 9 awards from Local Media Association’s Advertising and Promotions Contest.


are female


ages 25 to 54 years


family households


have college


median household

Source: U.S. Census: 2014 American Community Survey (5-year)


Circulation Comparison

Zip Zip Name Nielsen Occupied Households Kingston Community News Sound Publishing, Inc. Coverage Kitsap Sun (Sun) Kitsap Sun Coverage (Sun)
98340 Hansville 1,160  1,417 100% 171  15%
98342 Indianola 731  805 100%
98346 Kingston 4,074 5,344 100% 760  19%
98364 Port Gamble 29  247 100%
98370 Poulsbo 11,960  1,155 10% 1,583  13%
Total 17,954 8,960 50% 2,.514  14%
Sources: AAM / CAC Consolidated Media Report (Q3, 2017), U.S. Census: 2014 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

Green Editions

A selection of Kingston Community News printed newspapers and suplemental publications. Click a cover to view detail.