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Kingston theater gathers $190,000 through fundraiser

Donations continue to flow in for Kingston Firehouse Theater

 

Poulsbo task force makes affordable housing recommendations

The Affordable Housing Task Force, the which has been tapped to help the City of Poulsbo decide how to spend funds allocated for the development… Continue reading

 

Jersey Mike’s had a busy opening week often with lines out the door. (Kitsap Daily News)

Jersey Mike’s opens in Poulsbo with hit promotion for NKHS

All the way from the shores of New Jersey to the shores of Liberty Bay comes Jersey Mike’s Subs. Jersey Mike’s began as a mom… Continue reading

 

Turf replacement to cost NKSD over $1 million

The North Kitsap School district will be re-turfing the fields at the North Kitsap High School athletic field and Strawberry Field, a project which is… Continue reading

Properties could be rezoned as part of Poulsbo’s comprehensive plan amendments

Two applicants have requested that their properties be rezoned to fit the City of Poulsbo’s comprehensive plan. Part of the City of Poulsbo’s Feb. 5… Continue reading

New ownership takes the reins at Liberty Bay Books

Book lovers in Poulsbo can put down their pitchforks, Liberty Bay Books isn’t going anywhere, it will continue operating under new ownership. Suzanne Droppert, who… Continue reading

Rep. Kilmer hosts Suquamish town hall

Before heading back to Washington D.C., Washington’s 6th District Representative Derek Kilmer — along with his 13-year-old daughter in tow — held a town hall… Continue reading

<em>Craig Smith calls himself a concessionaire rather than a movie theater owner.</em>
                                Ken Park/Kitsap News Group

Kingston’s Firehouse Theater: 10 years later

Ten years ago people told Craig Smith that opening a movie theater during an economic recession and at the early stages of streaming services was… Continue reading

<em>Craig Smith calls himself a concessionaire rather than a movie theater owner.</em>
                                Ken Park/Kitsap News Group
Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks to the Tribe’s lawsuit against the U.S. Navy (Kitsap News Group)

Suquamish Tribe announces outcome of lawsuit against Navy

The Suquamish Tribe announced during a press conference Wednesday, Jan. 29, that the U.S. Navy has agreed to a 10-year moratorium on scraping ship hulls… Continue reading

Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks to the Tribe’s lawsuit against the U.S. Navy (Kitsap News Group)

I-976 puts Johnson Parkway project on hold

The City of Poulsbo’s Johnson Parkway Project, which would see the construction of a roundabout along SR 305 at the Johnson Road intersection, is one… Continue reading

Three NKSD administrators tender resignations

Directors of transportation, facilities depts. and assistant director of special education to resign

Kitsap County Technical Rescue Team works feverishly to save two people trapped in their overturned vehicle after it drove off a 40 foot cliff. Fire Captain Jeran McCormick, Navy Region NW

Responders pull woman and son from vehicle after 40-foot fall

The Poulsbo Fire Department had to call in a specialized rescue team to save an elderly woman and her handicapped son, when their vehicle had… Continue reading

Kitsap County Technical Rescue Team works feverishly to save two people trapped in their overturned vehicle after it drove off a 40 foot cliff. Fire Captain Jeran McCormick, Navy Region NW

West Sound Academy moves to sliding scale tuition model

West Sound Academy has made moves to adopt a more equitable, sliding-scale model for charging tuition its domestic and international students in the year ahead.… Continue reading

New bill seeks to restrict community release for sex offenders

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

Western Red Brewing serves its tasters up on a slab of wood fitting to its milling aesthetic. (Photo by Ken Park)

New Year, new beers in Poulsbo

We are about a month into 2020 and its time to get those taste buds ready for some new brews that have been cooking up… Continue reading

Western Red Brewing serves its tasters up on a slab of wood fitting to its milling aesthetic. (Photo by Ken Park)

NKSD facing another lawsuit for school bus sexual assaults

The North Kitsap School District is facing another lawsuit from a family alleging negligence after their seven-year-old special needs child was the victim of sexual… Continue reading

Mayor Erickson swears in new council members Britt Livdahl and Andrew Phillips. (Photos by Ken Park)

New Poulsbo City Council members sworn in

The first Poulsbo City Council meeting of the new year began with the swearing-in of the newly elected council members. Prior to the new year,… Continue reading

Mayor Erickson swears in new council members Britt Livdahl and Andrew Phillips. (Photos by Ken Park)
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

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

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

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