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Final concept art for the Johnson Road/Highway 305 roundabout. Courtesy photo

Final Roundabout art OK’d by Poulsbo council

The city of Poulsbo has approved artwork for the Johnson Road/Highway 305 Roundabout after many months of negotiation with artists and the public on concepts.… Continue reading

Final concept art for the Johnson Road/Highway 305 roundabout. Courtesy photo
Ron Harding

How to become a cop?: A conversation with the Poulsbo police chief

Poulsbo Police Chief Ron Harding took a moment to discuss what it takes to become a police officer and how today’s climate has impacted officer… Continue reading

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Madeline Pratt is CEO of Fearless Foundry, a company forging the path to make the business world more female friendly. Courtesy photo

Creating a workplace that works for women

Fearless Foundry in Poulsbo seeks to make the business and entrepreneurial world more friendly to women. Founder Madeline Pratt said it is a consulting company… Continue reading

Madeline Pratt is CEO of Fearless Foundry, a company forging the path to make the business world more female friendly. Courtesy photo
Poulsbo's Nazarene church will become the new Public Works offices. Courtesy photos

Poulsbo purchases church property for Public Works

The city of Poulsbo has purchased property on Viking Avenue that will be the new home for the Public Works Department. Public works has been… Continue reading

Poulsbo's Nazarene church will become the new Public Works offices. Courtesy photos
Buses arrive at Vinland Elementary to drop off kids for the afternoon session of hybrid learning. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos

Kids will go back to online learning if snow hits

But 4th-graders glad to be back at school Monday

Buses arrive at Vinland Elementary to drop off kids for the afternoon session of hybrid learning. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos
A Kitsap County sheriff's deputy is under investigation for an officer-involved shooting. KCSO courtesy photo

Traffic stop in Poulsbo becomes officer-involved shooting

A Kitsap County sheriff’s deputy is under investigation following a traffic stop that turned into a shooting Saturday night. According to incident documents the deputy… Continue reading

A Kitsap County sheriff's deputy is under investigation for an officer-involved shooting. KCSO courtesy photo
A finally design has not been chosen, but this is a proposed schematic of what the new AFNR building for NKHS could look like. (submitted)

New facility proposed for old horticulture site

A new facility with a combined focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, as well as Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, has been proposed for… Continue reading

A finally design has not been chosen, but this is a proposed schematic of what the new AFNR building for NKHS could look like. (submitted)
Safeway Pharmacist Tore Hagerup administers the first round of COVID-19 vaccination to Wendy Webster.

50 seniors get COVID-19 shots at pop-up event

Fifty senior citizens at the Hostmark Cove Apartments were recipients of COVID-19 vaccines due in part to the city’s effort to get everyone vaccinated. The… Continue reading

Safeway Pharmacist Tore Hagerup administers the first round of COVID-19 vaccination to Wendy Webster.
Detectives Lee Wheeler (R) and Gary Westerfield (L) discuss rising online crime rates in Poulsbo.

Poulsbo sees online crime, like child porn, on the increase

COVID restrictions leaving people more isolated a reason

Detectives Lee Wheeler (R) and Gary Westerfield (L) discuss rising online crime rates in Poulsbo.
<em>At 7 months old, Dinae Arciaga was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. She also suffers from a form of congenital heart disease. </em>Courtesy photo

Dinae’s wheels: Community rallies to help diabled teen

The North Kitsap community has rallied around a local family with a special needs child to get them a new wheelchair-accessible vehicle. “Katie and Freddie… Continue reading

<em>At 7 months old, Dinae Arciaga was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. She also suffers from a form of congenital heart disease. </em>Courtesy photo
North Kitsap School District, will be welcoming back 3rd-5th graders in February. (KPark)

NKSD welcomes back 3rd-5th graders

After a successful first week back to in-person learning, North Kitsap School District is setting its sights on bringing back grades third through fifth in… Continue reading

North Kitsap School District, will be welcoming back 3rd-5th graders in February. (KPark)
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Poulsbo considering Transportation Benefit District

The city of Poulsbo is exploring establishing a Transportation Benefit District, which would provide funding for transportation improvement projects. Poulsbo is the only city in… Continue reading

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State trooper Chelsea Hodgson shared this photo of the incident on her Twitter. (Courtesy photo)

One dead, one injured in highway collision

Drivers of two vehicles were taken to area hospitals Monday following a collision at the intersection of Pioneer Hill Road and Highway 3. A State… Continue reading

State trooper Chelsea Hodgson shared this photo of the incident on her Twitter. (Courtesy photo)
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Poulsbo man arrested for possession of child porn

A 25-year-old Poulsbo man has been arrested on charges of suspicion of possession of child pornography. Liam Stoulil was arrested Jan. 14 after Poulsbo police… Continue reading

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Local tribes condemn attack on nation’s capitol

The Suquamish and S’Klallam Tribes have put out a joint statement denouncing the violence that took place at the nation’s capitol Jan. 6. “Tribal leaders… Continue reading

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A view from one of the new developments happening in Poulsbo. Courtesy photo

Poulsbo mayor gives State of the City address

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson gave her annual “State of the City” presentation at the City Council meeting Jan. 13 and tried to answer the question,… Continue reading

A view from one of the new developments happening in Poulsbo. Courtesy photo
craig smith

Firehouse Theater seeks alternatives to stay afloat

Like so many theaters nationwide, Kingston’s Firehouse Theater is fighting for its life amid the coronavirus pandemic and a dying movie industry. When folks last… Continue reading

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Suquamish Tribal Elders recieve Covid-19 Vaccine

Suquamish Tribe elders are among the first, outside of health care workers, to be given the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Kitsap County. The tribe received… 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.
A Poulsbo firefighter extinguishes the flames of a structure fire caused by a landslide in LoFall. Courtesy photo

Landslide forces evacuation of 8 Lofall homes

The Poulsbo Fire Department evacuated eight homes following a landslide in Seclusion Cove Monday night. At approximately 5 p.m. Jan. 4 firefighters were dispatched to… Continue reading

A Poulsbo firefighter extinguishes the flames of a structure fire caused by a landslide in LoFall. Courtesy photo