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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

The mighty Viking guard to Poulsbo stands sentinel in the snow.

More snow for Poulsbo | Gallery

Additional inches of snow overnight added to Poulsbo’s growing winter wonderland aesthetic on Wednesday. Here are a few of our favorite photos from around town.… Continue reading

The mighty Viking guard to Poulsbo stands sentinel in the snow.
First Lutheran Chuch stands out even more in the snow.

The Viking City gets a snow day

Old man winter has finally arrived in the Viking City, with a dumping of snow on downtown Poulsbo and greater Kitsap County Sunday evening and… Continue reading

First Lutheran Chuch stands out even more in the snow.

Public shares concerns about recent sex offender placement

Kitsap County and the Washington State Department of Corrections hosted a public notification meeting in Poulsbo on Monday, for the placement of another sexually violent… Continue reading

Kitsap Community Notification meeting to be held in Poulsbo

Kitsap County will be holding a community information meeting in the Poulsbo City Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6. The meeting is to… Continue reading

It can be a bit alarming to have a goat on your shoulders all of a sudden, but that is part of the draw for the Smithshyre Farm’s goat yoga classes. Ken Park / Kitsap News Group

Poulsbo farm jumps in on the goat yoga craze

The Smithshyre farm on Foss Road near Poulsbo is perhaps best known for offering organic farm fresh foods, but now the farm is bringing a… Continue reading

It can be a bit alarming to have a goat on your shoulders all of a sudden, but that is part of the draw for the Smithshyre Farm’s goat yoga classes. Ken Park / Kitsap News Group

Police: Bremerton man stole $680 worth of tools from Home Depot

A warrant has been issued for a Bremerton man for allegedly stealing $680 worth of tools from Home Depot in Poulsbo. On Dec. 17, a… Continue reading

Pierce County judge knocks down Kitsap County ordinance for sex offender housing

During its Dec. 18 meeting, the Poulsbo City Council approved amendments to its zoning ordinance for high-risk facilities — such as a home on Viking… Continue reading

Heading into 2020 with a look back to 1920

With 2020 now upon us and another year of incredible stories ahead, the North Kitsap Herald decided to take a look back 100 years ago… Continue reading

A small memorial for Shane Larson began to grow as family and friends brought flowers and candles to the site where Shane died on Fjord Drive.

Kingston teen who perished in Fjord Drive crash memorialized by family, friends

A portion of Fjord Drive was temporarily shut down last week to allow family and friends of Shane Larson to gather at a makeshift memorial.… Continue reading

A small memorial for Shane Larson began to grow as family and friends brought flowers and candles to the site where Shane died on Fjord Drive.