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Katie Stuart was named NKHS Class of 2021 valedictorian (Courtesy Photo).

NKHS students earn scholarships through service, aspirations

Two North Kitsap High School students are recipients of the West Sound Spirit of Community Scholarship Award. Michael Hemmett and Katie Stuart each received $1,000… Continue reading

 

Two large single-family homes take shape in the new Poulsbo Meadows neighborhood. One of several housing developments that will be growing over the next 12-18 months. (KPark/NKH)

Poulsbo’s growth leads to need for inspector

The city of Poulsbo has approved the Building Department’s request to hire another inspector in an effort to keep up with the city’s growth. There… Continue reading

 

Poulsbo resdients cannot return to their home following an early morning fire that has left the structure uninhabitable. (courtesy photo).

Poulsbo residents displaced after residential fire

Cause of fire under investigation

 

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Poulsbo City Hall reopens in a limited capacity

After over a year of being closed, Poulsbo City Hall is open to the public in a limited capacity. Despite some initial concern that Kitsap… Continue reading

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<em>Image is taken from Poulsbo police officer Bryan Kunz body camera during an interaction with a man causing a disturbance at Waterfront Park. The subjects image is blurred due to an ongoing case against him. </em>Courtesy Photo

An example in de-escalation in Poulsbo

Poulsbo police put their de-escalation training to use in a video shared by Chief Ron Harding at a recent Public Safety Committee meeting. Harding walked… Continue reading

<em>Image is taken from Poulsbo police officer Bryan Kunz body camera during an interaction with a man causing a disturbance at Waterfront Park. The subjects image is blurred due to an ongoing case against him. </em>Courtesy Photo
Elleni Mendoza poses at one of Kitsap Fresh's pickup locations in Poulsbo.(courtesy photo)

Kitsap Fresh expanding to delivery service

BI first to get food from Poulsbo warehouse

Elleni Mendoza poses at one of Kitsap Fresh's pickup locations in Poulsbo.(courtesy photo)
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NKSD seeks grant for Native American education

North Kitsap School District is applying for a Federal Indian Education grant to better support Native American students and curricula. A public hearing on the… Continue reading

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Of the nine women recognized for their volunteer work by the City Council, five were in attendance at the meeting. Cherie Baker, Jane Vagstad, Kathy Van Ye, Alane Basco Yu and Carmella Dellino.

Poulsbo council, mayor honor COVID volunteers

The city of Poulsbo and Mayor Becky Erickson recognized nine volunteers, all women, for their efforts and help in getting Poulsbo residents vaccinated for COVID-19.… Continue reading

Of the nine women recognized for their volunteer work by the City Council, five were in attendance at the meeting. Cherie Baker, Jane Vagstad, Kathy Van Ye, Alane Basco Yu and Carmella Dellino.
Former policeman and now barber Mike Perry gives a haircut at his new business in downtown Poulsbo.

Old-style barber wants to be a cut above in Poulsbo

Coming soon to Front Street in Poulsbo is an old-school barbershop with some new-age flair, Timeless Cuts. “This has been many, many years in the… Continue reading

Former policeman and now barber Mike Perry gives a haircut at his new business in downtown Poulsbo.
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Mass emergency notification system coming to Poulsbo

Soon the city of Poulsbo will have a new way to send out mass notifications to residents through a program called Nixle. Nixle is a… Continue reading

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North Kitsap School District lays out its return to in person education.

In-person learning starts Monday in NKSD

Pre-School through second grade students will be returning to in-person education Monday in the North Kitsap School District. NKSD’s return to learn plans established in… Continue reading

North Kitsap School District lays out its return to in person education.
Proposed site for new Road Maintenance and Household Hazardous Waste facility. Courtesy Photo

Household hazardous waste, road facility set for N. Kitsap

Kitsap County Public Works is proposing developing the new $15 million Road Maintenance and Household Hazardous Waste facility at the intersection of Bond and Gunderson… Continue reading

Proposed site for new Road Maintenance and Household Hazardous Waste facility. Courtesy Photo
The Port of Poulsbo’s breakwater encircles much of the Poulsbo marina.

Port, hearing examiner like Poulsbo breakwater plan

The breakwater replacement project continues to move forward. The Port of Poulsbo voted last week to send the breakwater replacement project to the hearing examiner.… Continue reading

The Port of Poulsbo’s breakwater encircles much of the Poulsbo marina.
Rich Nugent, with American Legion Post #245, presented an award and check for $5,000 to Fishline executive director Lori Maxim. The American Legion is one of Fishline’s partners in caring for the most vulnerable in the community. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald

Fishline’s first online community meeting

Fishline hosted its first community meeting via Zoom on April 15. This community meeting offered a chance for North Kitsap residents to learn more about… Continue reading

Rich Nugent, with American Legion Post #245, presented an award and check for $5,000 to Fishline executive director Lori Maxim. The American Legion is one of Fishline’s partners in caring for the most vulnerable in the community. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald
Neighbors outdoor security camera reportedly caught the suspect vehicle, described as a newer model Hyundai sedan, as it left the Hill Bend neighborhood. Courtesy Photo

KCSO search for man luring children with dog

The Kitsap County Sheriffs Office is searching for a vehicle and its driver who reportedly attempted to lure children into the vehicle April 15. The… Continue reading

Neighbors outdoor security camera reportedly caught the suspect vehicle, described as a newer model Hyundai sedan, as it left the Hill Bend neighborhood. Courtesy Photo
The Next Door’s new kitchen provides a space for studying with snacks and soda close at hand. (Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos)

Youth center, ‘The Next Door,’ opens across from NKHS

The Next Door, a youth center for teens, has opened across the street from North Kitsap High School. It held its grand opening April 10-11,… Continue reading

The Next Door’s new kitchen provides a space for studying with snacks and soda close at hand. (Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos)
North Kitsap School District superIntendent Lauryn Evans outlines plans for remainder of the school year in a video sent to NKSD families. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald

NKSD ‘staying the course’ through remainder of school year

North Kitsap School District will be “staying the course” through the remainder of the school year with a commitment to a full-time schedule this fall.… Continue reading

North Kitsap School District superIntendent Lauryn Evans outlines plans for remainder of the school year in a video sent to NKSD families. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald
A new science curriculum will be introduced in the 2021-22 school year for NKSD high school students. (Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald)

NKSD adopts new science curriculum

The North Kitsap School District has adopted a new science curriculum that was developed in the Portland Metro School District. For the last two years… Continue reading

A new science curriculum will be introduced in the 2021-22 school year for NKSD high school students. (Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald)
Lynne Mackey-Moseley was one of the recipients of a grant from the North Kitsap Schools Foundation. (Courtesy photo).

NK Schools Foundation awards $13K in grants

1st high schooler gets grant for Equity Club

Lynne Mackey-Moseley was one of the recipients of a grant from the North Kitsap Schools Foundation. (Courtesy photo).
A driver accidentally slammed into two downtown Poulsbo businesses Monday. (Photos courtesy of Poulsbo Fire Department)
Structural engineers were able to remove the vehicle safely from the businesses.

Elderly driver slams into Poulsbo businesses

Two downtown Poulsbo businesses were damaged when a vehicle drove into them Monday afternoon. Neither the driver nor the two people inside the businesses were… Continue reading

A driver accidentally slammed into two downtown Poulsbo businesses Monday. (Photos courtesy of Poulsbo Fire Department)
Structural engineers were able to remove the vehicle safely from the businesses.