Ken Park

<em>Cars line the parking lot of Olympic College in Poulsbo as eligible folks wait to get their COVID-19 vaccine.</em>		 Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald

Olympic Poulsbo Nursing Program hosts drive-through vaccine clinic

Supported by the Kitsap Public Health District and Kitsap County Emergency Operations Center, Olympic College-Poulsbo now offers a drive-through vaccination clinic. The clinic will be… Continue reading

<em>Cars line the parking lot of Olympic College in Poulsbo as eligible folks wait to get their COVID-19 vaccine.</em>		 Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald
<em>Coach Ron Allen and the Piranha’s kick things off with some practice laps.</em>		Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald

Piranha’s return to Poulsbo pool

They swam outdoors, even went to Fife to train

<em>Coach Ron Allen and the Piranha’s kick things off with some practice laps.</em>		Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald
The new Suquamish Tribal Council, from left, Councilmembers Luther (Jay) Mills Jr., Rich Purser, Sammy Mabe, Chairman Leonard Forsman, secretary Windy Anderson, treasurer Robin Little Wing Sigo and vice-chairman Wayne George. (Photo by Jon Anderson/Courtesy of Suquamish Tribe)

Suquamish fill 5 seats on Tribal Council

The Suquamish Tribe filled its five open spots on its Tribal Council last week, with four familiar faces returning and one new face joining. Chairman… Continue reading

The new Suquamish Tribal Council, from left, Councilmembers Luther (Jay) Mills Jr., Rich Purser, Sammy Mabe, Chairman Leonard Forsman, secretary Windy Anderson, treasurer Robin Little Wing Sigo and vice-chairman Wayne George. (Photo by Jon Anderson/Courtesy of Suquamish Tribe)
Mayor Erickson announced she will be running for a 4th term as mayor.(courtesy photo)

Erickson talks fourth term and reflects on last year and a half

Following the announcement that she will be seeking a fourth term in office, the North Kitsap Herald virtually chatted with Mayor Becky Erickson about her… Continue reading

Mayor Erickson announced she will be running for a 4th term as mayor.(courtesy photo)
Adding 9 structures to the playground at Raab Park will expand the footprint to 9,000 square feet of inclusive fun. (courtesy photo)

‘All-inclusive’ playground coming to Poulsbo

A local community group has been working with the city of Poulsbo, Poulsbo Rotary Club and the Kitsap Community Foundation to raise money for new… Continue reading

Adding 9 structures to the playground at Raab Park will expand the footprint to 9,000 square feet of inclusive fun. (courtesy photo)
Phase one (green and yellow highlights) will begin with removal of 45 acres of trees. courtesy photo

Arborwood to breakground this spring

Arborwood, a subdivision project 30 years in the making, is about ready to embark on its development this spring. Vice president Jon Rose of Raydient… Continue reading

Phase one (green and yellow highlights) will begin with removal of 45 acres of trees. courtesy photo
The city hopes to replace the 51 year old mobile home sometime in the future. courtesy photo

Poulsbo eyes replacing caretaker, home at Raab Park

The city of Poulsbo faced a tough decision as to whether to improve the caretaker home at Frank Raab Park or eliminate the position and… Continue reading

The city hopes to replace the 51 year old mobile home sometime in the future. courtesy photo
Vinland Elementary Kindergarten teacher, is one of the anticipated 200 NKSD teachers and staff to revcieve the vaccine. While her smile is hid behind her mask, it cannot be hidden in her eyes. (KPark).

Suquamish Tribe to provide NKSD COVID vaccines

The Suquamish Tribe will be vaccinating North Kitsap School District teachers and staff beginning March 10. The tribe will use its drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site… Continue reading

Vinland Elementary Kindergarten teacher, is one of the anticipated 200 NKSD teachers and staff to revcieve the vaccine. While her smile is hid behind her mask, it cannot be hidden in her eyes. (KPark).
Jamie Young

Poulsbo PD welcomes new navigator

Kitsap local Jamie Young joins the Poulsbo Police Department as its newest navigator. Young has been on the job for about a month, and before… Continue reading

Jamie Young
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Poulsbo mayor to run for 4th term

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson announced Wednesday that she will be running for a fourth term as mayor. Erickson announced candidacy via Facebook, noting she initially… Continue reading

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Poulsbo phone line helps set up COVID vaccinations

In an effort to get as many people vaccinated as possible, the city of Poulsbo has launched a telephone line for those without Internet to… Continue reading

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County talks Lemolo Shore traffic

Kitsap County Public Works hosted an online Zoom meeting to allow residents of Poulsbo to weigh in on a traffic study for Lemolo Shore Drive.… Continue reading

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<em>Poulsbo Prosecutor Alexis Foster, Pastor Richmond Johnson and Police Chief Ron Harding discuss racism and policing during the city’s second diversity panel.				 </em>Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald

Forum: Police, community need more interaction

Focusing on law enforcement and racial bias, the city of Poulsbo hosted its second panel discussion on diversity. The panelists included Poulsbo prosecutor Alexis Foster,… Continue reading

<em>Poulsbo Prosecutor Alexis Foster, Pastor Richmond Johnson and Police Chief Ron Harding discuss racism and policing during the city’s second diversity panel.				 </em>Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald
The North Kitsap High School spirit rock was relocated to its new home in the campus commons in an effort to remain central to the school, but also monitor the messaging that goes on the rock. Courtesy photo

Secondary students set to start returning Monday

A newsletter sent out to North Kitsap School District families outlined the return this month of middle and high school students to in-school education. “As… Continue reading

The North Kitsap High School spirit rock was relocated to its new home in the campus commons in an effort to remain central to the school, but also monitor the messaging that goes on the rock. Courtesy photo
A conceptual rendering of the Poulsbo Event and Recreation Center shows the large event space and athletic field. City officials estimate the cost of the facility at $40 million. Photo courtesy City of Poulsbo.

Survey says… Poulsbo wants the PERC

Survey says … there’s near unanimous support and demand for the Poulsbo Events and Recreation Center to expand operations. Nearly 1,300 of Poulsbo’s 11,000 residents… Continue reading

A conceptual rendering of the Poulsbo Event and Recreation Center shows the large event space and athletic field. City officials estimate the cost of the facility at $40 million. Photo courtesy City of Poulsbo.
Poulsbo’s Slippery Pig is open but like many of the restaurants and pubs in Poulsbo does not open until late afternoon, though that may change as restrictions loosen over the coming months. (Ken Park/Kitsap Daily News photos)

Phase 2: Customers come in out of the cold

Kitsap County moving to Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan means for many of Poulsbo’s restaurants they can bring their customers out of… Continue reading

Poulsbo’s Slippery Pig is open but like many of the restaurants and pubs in Poulsbo does not open until late afternoon, though that may change as restrictions loosen over the coming months. (Ken Park/Kitsap Daily News photos)
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

Ron Harding
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