Ken Park

<em>Back in 2019, over 500 people attended Poulsbrew’s inaugural event. </em>
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Poulsbrew now canceled

Poulsbo’s own beer festival, Poulsbrew, is now canceled, according to the Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce. “It is with a heavy heart that we are announcing… Continue reading

 

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Poulsbo utility payment plan set as moratorium ends

The city of Poulsbo announced that it is offering a new Emergency Flexible Pay Plan to assist utility customers who have fallen behind on their… Continue reading

 

The Poulsbo Library is now open after being closed for over a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and renovations at the library. File Photo

Hope replaces hard topic in reading event

Kitsap Regional Libraries invites the community to join together through the power of story and conversation with its annual One Book, One Community initiative. But… Continue reading

 

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M’s honor 2 from Poulsbo

Leaders of the Poulsbo Fire Community Assistance, Referral, and Education Service (CARES) team were to be honored by the Seattle Mariners as part of the… Continue reading

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Close to 300 people lined the sidewalks around Gateway Fellowship Church in protest of Joseph Backholm, who was invited to speak on Critical Race Theory. Courtesy Photos

Protest at Poulsbo church over anti-LGBTQ speaker

Gateway Fellowship Church in Poulsbo is an integral part of the community. Its parking lot hosts the Farmers Market, its building serves as a warming… Continue reading

Close to 300 people lined the sidewalks around Gateway Fellowship Church in protest of Joseph Backholm, who was invited to speak on Critical Race Theory. Courtesy Photos
<em>Three of the options presented to the PERC committee for design. </em>
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PERC committee selects architect, hears design ideas

The steering committee for the Poulsbo Event and Recreation Center doesn’t know what it’s going to look like, but it knows what it won’t look… Continue reading

<em>Three of the options presented to the PERC committee for design. </em>
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Suquamish Elder Marilyn Wandery presides over ceremonies at Chief Seattle’s gravesite in Suquamish at the opening Chief Seattle Days events on Saturday. (Photo by Jon Anderson/Courtesy of Suquamish Tribe)

Suquamish Tribe holds scaled-down Covid-conscious Chief Seattle Days

The Suquamish Tribe recently held a scaled-down version of its Chief Seattle Days celebration due to increasing cases of COVID-19 in Kitsap County. The celebration,… Continue reading

Suquamish Elder Marilyn Wandery presides over ceremonies at Chief Seattle’s gravesite in Suquamish at the opening Chief Seattle Days events on Saturday. (Photo by Jon Anderson/Courtesy of Suquamish Tribe)

Viking Way to be closed for resurfacing starting Monday

Heads up for North Kitsap commuters, parts of Viking Way in Poulsbo will be closed for resurfacing Monday through Thursday. Starting at 7 a.m. Aug.… Continue reading

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Neighbors help KCSO catch burglar

Thomas Horton, 31, has been arrested by Kitsap County Sheriffs deputies and charged with first-degree vehicle prowling and burglary of a Poulsbo home. On Aug.… Continue reading

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<em>The Viking ship that shepherds the young bride during the holidays will be the ship to beat during the Paddle to Poulsbo. Courtesy photo</em>

Race the Vikings in the Paddle to Poulsbo

Can you beat the Vikings? That is the question the Port of Poulsbo is asking people interested in participating in the first Paddle to Poulsbo.… Continue reading

<em>The Viking ship that shepherds the young bride during the holidays will be the ship to beat during the Paddle to Poulsbo. Courtesy photo</em>
David Wolfle Elementary School. (courtesy of NKSD)

NK schools return in-person Sept. 1

The North Kitsap School District is preparing for the school year, which will have students back in class full-time for the first time since March… Continue reading

David Wolfle Elementary School. (courtesy of NKSD)
The conservation easement is located just across the bay from the PGST reservation. (courtesy photo)

PGST and Rayonier strike a deal

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe reached a deal with Rayonier, and its subsidiary Raydient, purchasing 18.4 acres of a conservation easement on the Pope &… Continue reading

The conservation easement is located just across the bay from the PGST reservation. (courtesy photo)
Kingston to shift its annual Wine walk to a more inclusive festival. (courtesy photo)

Kingston Wine Walk to become more festival like

Kingston has hosted a “Wine Walk” for years, but this year the walk will be transformed into more of a festival atmosphere and include breweries… Continue reading

Kingston to shift its annual Wine walk to a more inclusive festival. (courtesy photo)
Brewer Mark Hood cans Echoe’s first batch of Monks Indiscretion. Courtesy Photos

Echoes Brewing brings back Sound beer, family vibes

Creating a family-friendly space while bringing back one of Kitsap’s favorite breweries (under a new name) and brewer (same guy) is the ultimate goal for… Continue reading

Brewer Mark Hood cans Echoe’s first batch of Monks Indiscretion. Courtesy Photos
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Breakwater bidding to go forward despite permit delays

The Port of Poulsbo will go forward with bidding for breakwater replacement despite agency approval delays. Recently the Department of Ecology approved the project, but… Continue reading

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N. Kitsap man killed in hit and run; suspect at large

A 36-year-old North Kitsap man was found dead at the side of the road, a victim of a hit and run incident. The Kitsap County… Continue reading

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Singers performed a few opening songs blessing the new medical center last week. Tribal Chairman Jeromy Sullivan welcomed everyone to the event. Gov. Jay Inslee was given a tour of the facility. The aim of the health center is to provide comprehensive health care services to the S’Klallam and other tribal communities in Kitsap County, with a goal of having as many services under one roof. The two-story 22,500-square-foot facility will provide medical, dental and mental health services in addition to wrap-around services such as nursing care, health advocacy, addiction treatment and much more. “You have created the new way of providing healthcare, by integrating physical with mental health…You don’t divide the mind the soul, and the body. They’re all one thing. This is really the new way to provide healthcare in the state of Washington,” Inslee said. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald

New tribal health center blessed

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Singers perform a few opening songs blessing the new medical center there last week. Tribal Chairman Jeromy Sullivan welcomed everyone… Continue reading

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Singers performed a few opening songs blessing the new medical center last week. Tribal Chairman Jeromy Sullivan welcomed everyone to the event. Gov. Jay Inslee was given a tour of the facility. The aim of the health center is to provide comprehensive health care services to the S’Klallam and other tribal communities in Kitsap County, with a goal of having as many services under one roof. The two-story 22,500-square-foot facility will provide medical, dental and mental health services in addition to wrap-around services such as nursing care, health advocacy, addiction treatment and much more. “You have created the new way of providing healthcare, by integrating physical with mental health…You don’t divide the mind the soul, and the body. They’re all one thing. This is really the new way to provide healthcare in the state of Washington,” Inslee said. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald
Hannah Ronning watching the sunset over Poulsbo on her Concept2 Rowing machine. Courtesy Photo

Poulsbo woman breaks records in rowing

While records were shattered at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, other records are being broken right here in Poulsbo. Hannah Ronning, 22, of Poulsbo had never… Continue reading

Hannah Ronning watching the sunset over Poulsbo on her Concept2 Rowing machine. Courtesy Photo
Area of the proposed boat ramp and point no point from the Army Corps of Engineers website (courtesy photo).

Army Corps of Engineers denies building of boat ramp on Suquamish lands

The Army Corps of Engineers has denied the state Department of Fish and Wildlife’s application to build a boat ramp at Point No Point, citing… Continue reading

Area of the proposed boat ramp and point no point from the Army Corps of Engineers website (courtesy photo).
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe's new health center is located on its government campus. Courtesy Photo

S’Klallam Tribe celebrates opening of holistic health center

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe has opened a new health center on its government campus - the first tribally owned and operated health clinic in… Continue reading

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe's new health center is located on its government campus. Courtesy Photo