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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
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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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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
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Help Bellringer reach $30k

While it did not meet its initial monetary goal, it’s clear that the Bellringer campaign funds will go on to help many in need through… Continue reading

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The Fish Park is only one of the crowning achievements Mary McCluskey played a part in after 26 years as director of Poulsbo’s parks department. Courtesy photo

Longtime Poulsbo parks director to retire

After 26 years of service in Poulsbo’s Parks and Recreation Department, director Mary McCluskey has announced she will be retiring in February 2021. Former Poulsbo… Continue reading

The Fish Park is only one of the crowning achievements Mary McCluskey played a part in after 26 years as director of Poulsbo’s parks department. Courtesy photo
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4 Poulsbo cops back after COVID quarantine

Four Poulsbo police officers are coming to the end of their 14-day quarantine after being in close contact with a person who tested positive for… Continue reading

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<em>The Coffee Oasis operates six businesses, three drop-in centers and a homeless youth shelter, as well as an in-house barista and culinary job training program.</em> Kitsap Daily News/File photo

Bellringer: Coffee Oasis provides Christmas to homeless youth

Coffee Oasis, in Poulsbo and at all of its locations, is more than a coffee shop. It’s a place where homeless youth can feel at… Continue reading

<em>The Coffee Oasis operates six businesses, three drop-in centers and a homeless youth shelter, as well as an in-house barista and culinary job training program.</em> Kitsap Daily News/File photo
Santa chats with two boys about their Christmas wishes. KPark/NKH

Pre-Schoolers have special visit with Santa

The COVID-19 pandemic has robbed many children and families of holiday traditions, such as a visit with Santa, but with some careful planning and holiday… Continue reading

Santa chats with two boys about their Christmas wishes. KPark/NKH
The Port of Poulsbo's breakwater encircles much of the Poulsbo marina. KPark/NKH

Breakwater will add 62 slips, maybe small cruise ships

The Port of Poulsbo has applied for a Shoreline Conditional Use permit with the City of Poulsbo to allow for the replacement of the failing… Continue reading

The Port of Poulsbo's breakwater encircles much of the Poulsbo marina. KPark/NKH

Poulsbo man arrested, 2 at-large in Suquamish robbery, assault

Devin Decker, 21 of Poulsbo was arrested Dec. 10 in connection with an asault on a Suquamish resident. Documents from Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office say… Continue reading