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Poulsbo City Council to explore downtown mixed-use zoning

Poulsbo’s City Council held a public hearing on the potential rezoning of the downtown corridor to allow for mixed-use buildings. At the public hearing during… Continue reading


BECU Foundation awards 80 student scholarships

Scholarships up to $3,500 awarded to students headed to college


New app shows the softer side of Puget Sound

The Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE) is using a new app to show Puget Sound shoreline home and property owners how to protect their… Continue reading


Olalla Americana Music Festival celebrates 28 years

The tunes start flowing at 11 a.m. on Saturday

Suquamish Tribe dedicates new dive boat

In an emotional ceremony Aug. 8, the Suquamish Tribe named a new ship after an icon of the Suquamish diving community. The Suquamish Tribe welcomed… Continue reading

Peaceful protests over shooting shuts down downtown Poulsbo streets

Stonechild Chiefstick shooting spurs Aug. 10 demonstration

<em>A memorial march will take place on Saturday, Aug. 10, for Stonechild “Stoney” Chiefstick, the man shot by Poulsbo police during a July 3 fireworks show.	 </em>Photo courtesy Trishandra Pickup

‘Justice for Stoney Chiefstick Sr.’ march set for Saturday, Aug. 10

Family and friends of Stonechild “Stoney” Chiefstick will be holding a march for justice on Saturday, Aug, 10. The march will begin at 3 p.m.… Continue reading

<em>A memorial march will take place on Saturday, Aug. 10, for Stonechild “Stoney” Chiefstick, the man shot by Poulsbo police during a July 3 fireworks show.	 </em>Photo courtesy Trishandra Pickup

New Poulsbo Rotary to serve working families in Poulsbo

The club’s first meeting is Saturday, Aug. 17

Extension cord sparks vehicle fire, threatens home with sleeping family

An older pickup truck on Little Boston Road was destroyed by flames Thursday that firefighters believe was started by an extension cord. Thanks to passersby… Continue reading

Naval Hospital Bremerton to hold mock earthquake drill Aug. 8

Honing skills to master a disaster, Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) will be tested and evaluated during a full-scale mock exercise called “Operation Fire Arrow” on… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee’s standout moments from Democratic debate

According to the debate hosts, CNN, Gov. Jay Inslee had 11 minutes of speaking time during the second night of round two of the 2020… Continue reading

Stern to serve as president of Association of Washington Cities

Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern was recently elected as president of the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) at its annual Business Meeting in Spokane. As… Continue reading

Environmental impact ‘minimal’ after 65-foot yacht sinks in Hood Canal

A 65-foot yacht, called Silver Lining, began taking on water about a mile south of the Hood Canal Bridge on the evening of July 23.… Continue reading

Mori Sushi & Bento opens in Poulsbo

Driving down 7th Avenue in Poulsbo, you have probably seen a sign for a new sushi restaurant, well, as of July 18, Mori Sushi &… Continue reading

Suquamish Tribe prepares for Chief Seattle Days

The Suquamish Tribe heads into August busily preparing for Chief Seattle Days, which will take place on Aug. 15 through Aug. 18. Chief Seattle Days… Continue reading

Poulsbo’s summer beer scene

Take a look at what Sound Brewery and Western Red Brewing are serving up this summer

Kitsap County Examiner reaches verdict on sex offender housing

On July 26, the Kitsap County Department of Community Development (DCD) released the findings of the Kitsap County Hearing Examiner regarding zoning for Less Restrictive… Continue reading

Kitsap County invites public comment on draft plan for North Kitsap Heritage Park

Folks that have volunteered to be park stewards have spent the last 18 months preparing a stewardship plan for natural resource protection and recreational use… Continue reading

Comments on July 3 shooting continue at Poulsbo council meeting

While the Poulsbo City Council had a very light agenda for its July 17 meeting, the public comment period was heavy with continued commentary on… Continue reading

Suquamish celebrates 30th anniversary of revival of canoe culture

Smoke from the fires cooking hundreds of pounds of seafood filled the air in time with the distant sounds of drum beats to songs of… Continue reading