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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

Whole Silver City Brewery crew in front of its new packaging facility at its spot in Bremerton (photo courtesy of Silver City)

Silver City Brewery wins big at Great American Beer Festival

Silver City Brewery has been attending the Great American Beer Festival since 1998 and after a few gold medals over the years, the brewery finally… Continue reading

Whole Silver City Brewery crew in front of its new packaging facility at its spot in Bremerton (photo courtesy of Silver City)

Port Madison Enterprises Construction awarded $99M Navy contract

The U.S. Navy has selected the Suquamish Tribe’s Port Madison Enterprises Construction Corporation, or PMECC, for a five-year contract of up to $99 million in… Continue reading

Poulsbo Elementary Safety Patrol (photo by Teri Marshall) (l-r)
                                Kayla Karlin, Garrett Stoddard, Alexis Kofol, Mia Kalmbach, Eliana Frazier, Abigail Holland, Gracie Griffin, Dagny Melone, Natalie Ramey, Conner Bue, Hailey Langford, Peyton Maganda, Toby Duncan, and Davin Lancaster.

Safety Patrol teaches leadership and inspires Poulsbo Elementary students

Becoming a member of the Safety Patrol at Poulsbo Elementary is often a youngster’s first foray into what it is like to have a full-time… Continue reading

Poulsbo Elementary Safety Patrol (photo by Teri Marshall) (l-r)
                                Kayla Karlin, Garrett Stoddard, Alexis Kofol, Mia Kalmbach, Eliana Frazier, Abigail Holland, Gracie Griffin, Dagny Melone, Natalie Ramey, Conner Bue, Hailey Langford, Peyton Maganda, Toby Duncan, and Davin Lancaster.

League of Women Voters hosts candidate night for North Kitsap voters

The League of Women Voters Kitsap hosted a candidate forum at Poulsbo City Hall Monday evening, offering folks a chance to ask questions of the… Continue reading

Fishline’s Comprehensive Services Center helps thousands since opening

It has been nearly a year since Fishline opened the doors to its new building on Viking Avenue and while increased storage for its food… Continue reading

City of Poulsbo acquires first rights of way for Johnson Parkway project

The City of Poulsbo took another step forward with the Johnson Parkway project by approving the right of way acquisitions for portions of two properties… Continue reading

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue and the Poulsbo Fire Department are both looking to renew emergency services levies this November. Photo courtesy NKF&R

NKF&R and Poulsbo Fire seeking to continue EMS Levies

Two of Kitsap County’s six public fire departments are asking voters to renew the long-standing property tax that provides funding for the area’s emergency medical… Continue reading

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue and the Poulsbo Fire Department are both looking to renew emergency services levies this November. Photo courtesy NKF&R