Ken Park

Back to school vaccination event.

Back to School Poulsbo vaccine event July 31

North Point Church and Peninsula Community Health Services have partnered to host a free back-to-school vaccination event on Saturday. The event will begin at 11… Continue reading

 

The Suquamish Tribe laid to rest former Suquamish Tribal Chairman Richard Belmont Jr. on what would have been his 82nd birthday on July 24.

Former Suquamish Tribal Chairman laid to rest

Former chairman of the Suquamish Tribe Richard Belmont Jr., who played a critical role in the success of the tribe, was laid to rest July… Continue reading

 

The brick flooring and wood paneling is original to the Olympic Hotel now called Hotel Scandi. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos

Hotel to open in downtown Poulsbo

While an official opening date is still in the works, soon visitors will be able to stay right in the heart of downtown Poulsbo at… Continue reading

 

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Police reform bills in effect

Over the weekend several bills having to do with police reform went into effect and may change the way local police departments operate. The five… Continue reading

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Teen gets 16 years for killing Suquamish man

Robert Fleeks Jr., 19, was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison for the second-degree murder of Suquamish Tribal member Marlin George Jr. in 2018.… Continue reading

Dian Lenius, Poulsbo’s director of Engineering, inspects the walls that separate the road from the shared-use path on the roundabout project.

Johnson Parkway Roundabout full speed ahead

The Johnson Parkway-Highway 305 roundabout project is coming along as Poulsbo hears an update from the city’s Engineering Department. “The teams been working very well… Continue reading

Dian Lenius, Poulsbo’s director of Engineering, inspects the walls that separate the road from the shared-use path on the roundabout project.
Bob Netzel

3 vie for Village Green position

As election primaries approach Aug. 3 there is only one race in North Kitsap to keep an eye on as three candidates are vying for… Continue reading

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Daughters of Norway, Nina Greig Lodge #40 Viking Fest 2018. (courtesy photo).

Daughters of Norway group to tour Poulsbo

The 56th Grand Lodge Biennial Daughters of Norway Convention is coming to Kitsap County with a special stop in “Little Norway.” The Daughters of Norway… Continue reading

Daughters of Norway, Nina Greig Lodge #40 Viking Fest 2018. (courtesy photo).
Aftermath of a container full of live fireworks that caught fire in Suquamish. Courtesy Photo

Spent fireworks spark destructive blaze in Suquamish

A trailer full of fireworks was accidentally ignited, leading it to be engulfed in flames in the early morning hours of July 14 in Suquamish.… Continue reading

Aftermath of a container full of live fireworks that caught fire in Suquamish. Courtesy Photo
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Poulsbo OKs .1% sales tax to support affordable housing

The city of Poulsbo has approved a .1 percent increase in sales tax, the revenues of which would go toward affordable housing and related services.… Continue reading

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Over the summer the North Kitsap Community Pool has undergone some renovations that will allow for North Kitsap School District to host diving competitions in the 2021-22 school year. (Courtesy Photo)

NK Pool renovations to bring back competitive diving

The North Kitsap Community pool will be reopening this fall following modifications to bring back diving competitions. The pool’s dive tank (the deep end) was… Continue reading

Over the summer the North Kitsap Community Pool has undergone some renovations that will allow for North Kitsap School District to host diving competitions in the 2021-22 school year. (Courtesy Photo)
The Seawolf Diner made its first appearance in Kingston during the 4th of July parade. Courtesy Photos

Seawolf Diner brings breakfast back to Kingston

Breakfast is on in Kingston with the opening of the Seawolf Diner next to the Firehouse Theater. Kafe Neo has been transformed from a taste… Continue reading

The Seawolf Diner made its first appearance in Kingston during the 4th of July parade. Courtesy Photos
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Fire Cares surprised so many seniors need help

When the Fire Cares program began in January, it set out to help people dealing with mental health and substance abuse issues - what was… Continue reading

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The Slab,a name for the old basketball courts in Suquamish, now the name of a pizzeria. (courtesy photo)

The Slab opens in Suquamish

You can now grab a slice and soda at The Slab, a new pizza joint in Suquamish. “The name of the restaurant is named after… Continue reading

The Slab,a name for the old basketball courts in Suquamish, now the name of a pizzeria. (courtesy photo)
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NKSD AGATE program not expanding

Schools will have their own Highly Capable programs

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Stonechild “Stoney” Chiefstick

Family of Chiefstick suing Poulsbo over his shooting death

The family of Stonechild Chiefstick filed a lawsuit against the city of Poulsbo in federal court Thursday, almost two years after his death at the… Continue reading

Stonechild “Stoney” Chiefstick

Hydroplane flips onto Poulsbo driver, killing him

A Poulsbo man was killed during the opening races of the Richland hydroplane Regatta June 25. The man was identified as Matt Mattson, the driver… Continue reading

When Christian Liden came back from his gem hunting trip, he knew he would need to propose to his girlfriend before the secret was blown, so he bought a band and had some of the gems he found made into a temporary ring, while they work with jewelers to make the real deal. Courtesy Photos

Poulsbo man travels nation for engagement ring elements

Buying an engagement ring is a big step in a relationship, but Christian Liden, 26, of Poulsbo is going the extra mile, literally, to build… Continue reading

When Christian Liden came back from his gem hunting trip, he knew he would need to propose to his girlfriend before the secret was blown, so he bought a band and had some of the gems he found made into a temporary ring, while they work with jewelers to make the real deal. Courtesy Photos
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Boy, rescuer both need help of bystanders near Hansville

A 10-year-old boy swept out to sea at Point No Point in Hansville was rescued by local bystanders, one of whom needed rescuing himself. The… Continue reading

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Cranes are often part of the Seattle skyline, but it seems one has crossed the water to be (temporarily) part of the Poulsbo skyline. (Courtesy Photo)

New boat ramp goes in at Port of Poulsbo

The Port of Poulsbo has begun construction of a new boat launch into the marina over by the Sea Discovery Center. The old boat ramp… Continue reading

Cranes are often part of the Seattle skyline, but it seems one has crossed the water to be (temporarily) part of the Poulsbo skyline. (Courtesy Photo)