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Boy, rescuer both need help of bystanders near Hansville

A 10-year-old boy swept out to sea at Point No Point in Hansville was rescued by local bystanders, one of whom needed rescuing himself. The… Continue reading

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Cranes are often part of the Seattle skyline, but it seems one has crossed the water to be (temporarily) part of the Poulsbo skyline. (Courtesy Photo)

New boat ramp goes in at Port of Poulsbo

The Port of Poulsbo has begun construction of a new boat launch into the marina over by the Sea Discovery Center. The old boat ramp… Continue reading

Cranes are often part of the Seattle skyline, but it seems one has crossed the water to be (temporarily) part of the Poulsbo skyline. (Courtesy Photo)
<em>Front: an original message was written by couple married in 2013.</em>
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Message in a bottle from Poulsbo to Canada

A message in a bottle from a couple married in Poulsbo in 2013 found its way to the shores of the Pacific Rim National Park… Continue reading

<em>Front: an original message was written by couple married in 2013.</em>
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ARPA: Restore positions, help nonprofits and charities

The Poulsbo City Council recently discussed possible uses for the $3.1 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds it is set to receive. The city… Continue reading

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The dock at Indianola has been a contentious area for visitors and homeowners. Port of Indianola photo

Group trying to be Good Neighbors in Indianola

The Good Neighbors group in Indianola is trying to educate themselves and the community about the history of the land and build a better relationship… Continue reading

The dock at Indianola has been a contentious area for visitors and homeowners. Port of Indianola photo
Turning of the tassels to symbolize the transfer from student to graduate.

N. Kitsap, Kingston send grads off into the world

A tale of two (or three) graduations unfolded in North Kitsap over the weekend. North Kitsap High School and Kingston High School Class of 2021… Continue reading

Turning of the tassels to symbolize the transfer from student to graduate.
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Poulsbo breakwater OK’d but bidding delayed

The hearing examiner for the city of Poulsbo has approved the Port of Poulsbo’s Breakwater Replacement project to go out for bidding. However, it may… Continue reading

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Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson and Viking Brew Haus owner Eric Dietz held a ribbon-cutting over the weekend of June 4. (Courtesy Photo)

New Viking Brew Haus to offer more next door

Viking Brew, now Viking Brew Haus, has crossed the street and moved into bigger digs. The corner coffee shop, a favorite for Poulsbo locals and… Continue reading

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson and Viking Brew Haus owner Eric Dietz held a ribbon-cutting over the weekend of June 4. (Courtesy Photo)
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Hood Canal Bridge closes for emergency repair following apparent hit and run

The Hood Canal Bridge will be closed for several hours due to damage sustained to the bridge span following an apparent hit and run incident.… Continue reading

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Motorcyclist injured in Poulsbo after WSP chase

A motorcyclist was injured at the Johnson Way and Highway 305 intersection while evading Washington State Patrol Saturday night. According to a memo from State… Continue reading

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NKSD Class of 2021 graduation ceremonies

It has been a long and unusual school year for the North Kitsap School District, but at last graduation season is upon us, and it… Continue reading

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Kingston man faces sex charges involving a child

A 37-year-old Kingston man has been arrested by the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office and charged with suspicion of first-degree rape of a child and child… Continue reading

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Noll Road Corridor project moves into design phase

The city of Poulsbo is moving into the next phases of road improvements in what is being called the Noll Corridor Project. The project consists… Continue reading

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On tap and in bottle Hood Canal Brewing's Bywater Bay ESB is sure to be a favorite this summer. (courtesy photo)

Try new spring, summer creations at local breweries

Warmer weather and venues more open than they’ve been in 1½ years due to COVID-19 make for the perfect time to taste what’s new in… Continue reading

On tap and in bottle Hood Canal Brewing's Bywater Bay ESB is sure to be a favorite this summer. (courtesy photo)
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Poulsbo man charged after alleged bat attack

Anthony Rinonos of Poulsbo has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly attacking two men with a baseball bat May 24. The… Continue reading

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NKHS senior Katie Stuart was honored for her work with Little Free Libraries. Courtesy Photo

Poulsbo teen shares a love of reading with her community

North Kitsap High School senior Katie Stuart is one of many recipients of the Todd H. Bol Outstanding Achievement award for her work with Little… Continue reading

NKHS senior Katie Stuart was honored for her work with Little Free Libraries. Courtesy Photo
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Poulsbo neighborhoods to see road improvements this summer

Some Poulsbo neighborhoods will see some improvements to their roads and streets this summer as part of the city of Poulsbo’s streets preservation project. The… Continue reading

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Thusday-Sunday these counters and racks are filled with tasty treats from Big Leaf Maple Bakery but on Tuesdays... it's prep day. (KPark/NKH)

New bakery brings new tastes to Poulsbo

Big Leaf Maple Bakery is a small woman-owned bakery that began with wholesale baking and now has a retail location in Poulsbo. Owners Wendi Olinger… Continue reading

Thusday-Sunday these counters and racks are filled with tasty treats from Big Leaf Maple Bakery but on Tuesdays... it's prep day. (KPark/NKH)
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Poulsbo employee suffers fractures when hit by car

Driver charged with vehicular assault; bail $250K

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Fisher McLeod,son of Jolene Sulluivan, gets his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. (KPark/NKH)

S’Klallam and Suquamish Tribes work to get kids vaccinated

The Port Gamble S’Klallam and Suquamish tribes hosted a vaccine clinic for North Kitsap School District students 12-17 years old on Monday. The clinic was… Continue reading

Fisher McLeod,son of Jolene Sulluivan, gets his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine. (KPark/NKH)