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New bill seeks to restrict community release for sex offenders

SB 6436 would seek to provide additional restrictions for offenders released to community housing

 

Layout for the play for all park (photos courtesy of PNK Rotary)

Playground at Raab Park to welcome children of all abilities

In early December, the Poulsbo City Council received an update from the Rotary Club of Poulsbo - North Kitsap on fundraising and design efforts to… Continue reading

 

After hours of building, Peterson’s igloo is finally complete. (photo by Stella Peterson)

Home sleet home

Suquamish family makes the most of snow days by building an igloo

 

Move it or lose it: Port of Keyport deals with derelict boats

A small crowd gathered in the basement of the Keyport Bible Church for a recent meeting of the Port of Keyport’s commissioners, where discussions surrounding… Continue reading

The mighty Viking guard to Poulsbo stands sentinel in the snow.

More snow for Poulsbo | Gallery

Additional inches of snow overnight added to Poulsbo’s growing winter wonderland aesthetic on Wednesday. Here are a few of our favorite photos from around town.… Continue reading

The mighty Viking guard to Poulsbo stands sentinel in the snow.
First Lutheran Chuch stands out even more in the snow.

The Viking City gets a snow day

Old man winter has finally arrived in the Viking City, with a dumping of snow on downtown Poulsbo and greater Kitsap County Sunday evening and… Continue reading

First Lutheran Chuch stands out even more in the snow.

Public shares concerns about recent sex offender placement

Kitsap County and the Washington State Department of Corrections hosted a public notification meeting in Poulsbo on Monday, for the placement of another sexually violent… Continue reading

Kitsap Community Notification meeting to be held in Poulsbo

Kitsap County will be holding a community information meeting in the Poulsbo City Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6. The meeting is to… Continue reading

It can be a bit alarming to have a goat on your shoulders all of a sudden, but that is part of the draw for the Smithshyre Farm’s goat yoga classes. Ken Park / Kitsap News Group

Poulsbo farm jumps in on the goat yoga craze

The Smithshyre farm on Foss Road near Poulsbo is perhaps best known for offering organic farm fresh foods, but now the farm is bringing a… Continue reading

It can be a bit alarming to have a goat on your shoulders all of a sudden, but that is part of the draw for the Smithshyre Farm’s goat yoga classes. Ken Park / Kitsap News Group

Police: Bremerton man stole $680 worth of tools from Home Depot

A warrant has been issued for a Bremerton man for allegedly stealing $680 worth of tools from Home Depot in Poulsbo. On Dec. 17, a… Continue reading

Pierce County judge knocks down Kitsap County ordinance for sex offender housing

During its Dec. 18 meeting, the Poulsbo City Council approved amendments to its zoning ordinance for high-risk facilities — such as a home on Viking… Continue reading

Heading into 2020 with a look back to 1920

With 2020 now upon us and another year of incredible stories ahead, the North Kitsap Herald decided to take a look back 100 years ago… Continue reading

A small memorial for Shane Larson began to grow as family and friends brought flowers and candles to the site where Shane died on Fjord Drive.

Kingston teen who perished in Fjord Drive crash memorialized by family, friends

A portion of Fjord Drive was temporarily shut down last week to allow family and friends of Shane Larson to gather at a makeshift memorial.… Continue reading

A small memorial for Shane Larson began to grow as family and friends brought flowers and candles to the site where Shane died on Fjord Drive.

Poulsbo Police arrest suspect for child sex crimes

Poulsbo Police arrested a 63-year-old man on multiple charges of sex crimes against a child at 9 a.m. on Dec. 23. Detectives for Poulsbo PD… Continue reading

Ring in 2020 across North Kitsap

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

Annie Erker goes in for a second hug after her son Jaysen Keilbart surprises her at work.

Airman returns home to surprise mom for Christmas

Airman First Class Jayden Keilbart gave his mom, Annie Erker, a memorable Christmas this year, when he surprised her while she was at work on… Continue reading

Annie Erker goes in for a second hug after her son Jaysen Keilbart surprises her at work.
Bobby and his wife pose for a picture.

Impeachment supporters gather in Kingston

A large group of people gathered at the intersection of Highway 104 and Miller Bay Road in Kingston to support the impeachment of President Donald… Continue reading

Bobby and his wife pose for a picture.

Lighted Ships Parade celebrates 50 years

As night fell along the shores of Liberty Bay on Saturday Dec. 14, crowds of families braved the cold to partake in a tradition dating… Continue reading

Kitsap County Prosecutor calls for additional investigation into Poulsbo shooting

Kitsap County Prosecutor Chad Enright released a statement on Tuesday stating that the investigation into the July 3 police shooting of Stonechild Chiefstick, will need… Continue reading

Witnesses say Chiefstick dropped screwdriver before being shot

In an interview with investigators of the July 3 officer-involved shooting, two witnesses claim they saw Stonechild Chiefstick drop what appeared to be the screwdriver… Continue reading