Ken Park

Makoto Imai stands in his Seabeck workshop.

Seabeck man uses traditional Japanese wood joinery to build furniture

Makoto Imai, 70, has been building homes and making furniture for 55 years by using traditional Japanese tools and traditional Japanese wood joining methods. Imai… Continue reading

Makoto Imai stands in his Seabeck workshop.
Poulsbo City Hall. (File photo)

Park: Poulsbo to be the first city to test new legislation

ANative American man was shot and killed in Poulsbo July 3 by a police officer at a crowded pre-Independence Day celebration at Muriel Iverson Williams… Continue reading

Poulsbo City Hall. (File photo)

Poulsbo Community Orchestra to host BBQ fundraiser

The fundraiser is set for Sept. 7

NKSD exploring ways to boost enrollment

In 2017-2018, 505 students were released to other school districts while 145 entered NKSD

Georgia Lieb and Kaia Whishant are Kitsap Stampede and Rodeo royalty. (Photo courtesy Danise Barnes)

Meet your rodeo royalty | KITSAP COUNTY FAIR

Giddy up! And say hello to Rodeo Royalty, Miss Kitsap Fair & Stampede Georgia Leib and Miss Katie Kitsap Kaia Whisnant, at the Kitsap County… Continue reading

Georgia Lieb and Kaia Whishant are Kitsap Stampede and Rodeo royalty. (Photo courtesy Danise Barnes)
Gov. Jay Inslee.

Gov. Jay Inslee drops presidential bid and seeks a third term as governor

On MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show Wednesday night, Governor Jay Inslee announced he is dropping his bid for the presidency. “I’m not going to be president,… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee.
Local musician Zoe Moreton recorded her first solo album “Now,” which is available on all streaming platforms. Courtesy photo

Zoe Moreton records first solo album

Zoe Moreton, who has been in the Kitsap music scene most of her life, recently recorded her first solo album “Now” at London Bridge Studio… Continue reading

Local musician Zoe Moreton recorded her first solo album “Now,” which is available on all streaming platforms. Courtesy photo

Poulsbo City Council to explore downtown mixed-use zoning

Poulsbo’s City Council held a public hearing on the potential rezoning of the downtown corridor to allow for mixed-use buildings. At the public hearing during… Continue reading

BECU Foundation awards 80 student scholarships

Scholarships up to $3,500 awarded to students headed to college

New app shows the softer side of Puget Sound

The Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE) is using a new app to show Puget Sound shoreline home and property owners how to protect their… Continue reading

Olalla Americana Music Festival celebrates 28 years

The tunes start flowing at 11 a.m. on Saturday

Suquamish Tribe dedicates new dive boat

In an emotional ceremony Aug. 8, the Suquamish Tribe named a new ship after an icon of the Suquamish diving community. The Suquamish Tribe welcomed… Continue reading

Peaceful protests over shooting shuts down downtown Poulsbo streets

Stonechild Chiefstick shooting spurs Aug. 10 demonstration

<em>A memorial march will take place on Saturday, Aug. 10, for Stonechild “Stoney” Chiefstick, the man shot by Poulsbo police during a July 3 fireworks show.	 </em>Photo courtesy Trishandra Pickup

‘Justice for Stoney Chiefstick Sr.’ march set for Saturday, Aug. 10

Family and friends of Stonechild “Stoney” Chiefstick will be holding a march for justice on Saturday, Aug, 10. The march will begin at 3 p.m.… Continue reading

<em>A memorial march will take place on Saturday, Aug. 10, for Stonechild “Stoney” Chiefstick, the man shot by Poulsbo police during a July 3 fireworks show.	 </em>Photo courtesy Trishandra Pickup

New Poulsbo Rotary to serve working families in Poulsbo

The club’s first meeting is Saturday, Aug. 17

Extension cord sparks vehicle fire, threatens home with sleeping family

An older pickup truck on Little Boston Road was destroyed by flames Thursday that firefighters believe was started by an extension cord. Thanks to passersby… Continue reading

Naval Hospital Bremerton to hold mock earthquake drill Aug. 8

Honing skills to master a disaster, Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) will be tested and evaluated during a full-scale mock exercise called “Operation Fire Arrow” on… Continue reading

Gov. Jay Inslee’s standout moments from Democratic debate

According to the debate hosts, CNN, Gov. Jay Inslee had 11 minutes of speaking time during the second night of round two of the 2020… Continue reading

Stern to serve as president of Association of Washington Cities

Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern was recently elected as president of the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) at its annual Business Meeting in Spokane. As… Continue reading

Environmental impact ‘minimal’ after 65-foot yacht sinks in Hood Canal

A 65-foot yacht, called Silver Lining, began taking on water about a mile south of the Hood Canal Bridge on the evening of July 23.… Continue reading