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Gallery | Gobblefest 2019

Poulsbo’s Slippery Pig Brewery was rocking until the wee hours of the morning for a good cause on Saturday. Gobblefest, a charity music event saw… Continue reading

Gallery | Ghoulsbo 2019

North Kitsap Herald Reporter Ken Park was among the ghouls and goblins haunting Front Street in downtown Poulsbo on Halloween. Ghoulsbo is the annual trick… Continue reading

A crowd of about 40 gathered in the Poulsbo City Council Chambers for an informational meeting regarding the release of an SVP back into the community.

Questions left unanswered after DSHS officials walk out on Poulsbo meeting

Crowd disappointed by lack of response from DSHS at a sex offender notification meeting in Poulsbo

A crowd of about 40 gathered in the Poulsbo City Council Chambers for an informational meeting regarding the release of an SVP back into the community.
During a Struggle with Chiefstick, Officer Craig Keller lost his body camera which was later recovered at the scene, footage from the camera has yet to be released. (photo courtesy of KCIRT)

Witness statements describe Chiefstick’s final moments

Recently released investigation materials outline the moments leading up to fatal July 3 shooting

During a Struggle with Chiefstick, Officer Craig Keller lost his body camera which was later recovered at the scene, footage from the camera has yet to be released. (photo courtesy of KCIRT)
(photo courtesy of Michael Wright)

Gobblefest: a rocking good show for a good cause

Kick off the season of giving right at Poulsbo’s Slippery Pig for Gobblefest on Nov. 2 from 6 p.m. to midnight. All proceeds from the… Continue reading

(photo courtesy of Michael Wright)

Poulsbo man arrested for child molestation

Steve Anthony Colon faces charges of second-degree child molestation

Man who threatened student, prompted NKSD lockdown identified

[Add quotes from Scott Wilson] The 19-year-old who deputies say sent four North Kitsap schools into a modified lockdown on Tuesday has been identified as… Continue reading

Mix of new and familiar faces vying for spots on Poulsbo City Council

The Poulsbo City Council race has four new faces and three familiar faces running for spots on the dais. Two of the spots consist of… Continue reading

Election 2019 | Get to know the candidates for North Kitsap port commissions

Five candidates have thrown their hats into the ring hoping to serve on port commissions throughout North Kitsap, but in a strange turn of events,… Continue reading

Bremerton man arrested after assault, brandishing firearm in Poulsbo

A Bremerton man was arrested Oct. 19 for allegedly assaulting another man and pointing a handgun at him outside Walmart in Poulsbo. At approximately 9:35… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Fishline

Fishline to host pumpkin painting party

On Oct. 23 Fishline will be hosting a pumpkin painting party. The party begins at 5 p.m. and goes until 7 p.m. at Fishline’s location… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Fishline
NKSD Paraeducators dressed in blue to show they’re a team while speaking to the district board. (photo courtesy of Dawn Navarette)

Paraeducators ask NKSD board to restore cut hours

Editor’s Note - a previous version of this story included an erroneous quote: “Some of these kids have health situations that require a para that… Continue reading

NKSD Paraeducators dressed in blue to show they’re a team while speaking to the district board. (photo courtesy of Dawn Navarette)

Seven newcomers and one incumbent vie for seats on the North Kitsap School Board

By the end of this election cycle, the makeup of the North Kitsap School District Board of Directors will look very different. A total of… Continue reading

Partly Cloudy Vapor in Poulsbo Villiage next to the Dollar Store.

Vapor product ban means big impact to local shops

The Washington State Board of Health recently passed an emergency ban on the sale of flavored vapor products or any products that can be used… Continue reading

Partly Cloudy Vapor in Poulsbo Villiage next to the Dollar Store.
<em>The City of Poulsbo recently voted to extend a ban on the development of high risk secure facilities, similar to the LRA which houses sex offenders on Viking Way.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/ Kitsap News Group

Poulsbo extends ordinance restricting LRA development

The Poulsbo city council held a public hearing last Wednesday to extend an ordinance established back in April that prohibits the development of high risk… Continue reading

<em>The City of Poulsbo recently voted to extend a ban on the development of high risk secure facilities, similar to the LRA which houses sex offenders on Viking Way.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/ Kitsap News Group
Poulsbo PD taped off the south end of the waterfront park in Poulsbo following the officer-involved shooting on July 3. (photo by Ken Park)

KCIRT investigation into July 3 police shooting turned over to Kitsap County Prosecutor

Prosecutor expected determine whether to file criminal charges in 60 days

Poulsbo PD taped off the south end of the waterfront park in Poulsbo following the officer-involved shooting on July 3. (photo by Ken Park)

Lutefisk Dinner returns to Poulsbo First Lutheran this Saturday

Traditional Poulsbo dinner dates back 107 years

Paige Stringer shows her own hearing aids to Mongolian child.

Poulsbo resident earns recognition from World of Children

Poulsbo resident Paige Stringer received the 2019 World of Children Health Award and a $100,000 grant for her work as the founder and executive director… Continue reading

Paige Stringer shows her own hearing aids to Mongolian child.
(l-r) Dr. Ani Fleisig and Diane Munroe at T-Mobile Park, where Diane got to throw out the first pitch at the Mariners game. (photo courtesy of Diane Munroe)

3D technology saves Poulsbo woman’s life

Thanks to the introduction of three-dimensional mammography at CHI Franciscan in Burien, Diane Monroe, 65 of Poulsbo, was able to receive immediate treatment for her… Continue reading

(l-r) Dr. Ani Fleisig and Diane Munroe at T-Mobile Park, where Diane got to throw out the first pitch at the Mariners game. (photo courtesy of Diane Munroe)

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe awarded $1.5 million in grant funding to enhance law enforcement

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is one of ten tribes in western Washington receiving grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice to enhance tribal… Continue reading