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Rep. Kilmer hosts Suquamish town hall

Rep. Kilmer hosts Suquamish town hall

Before heading back to Washington D.C., Washington’s 6th District Representative Derek Kilmer — along with his 13-year-old daughter in tow — held a town hall… Continue reading

Rep. Kilmer hosts Suquamish town hall
<em>Craig Smith calls himself a concessionaire rather than a movie theater owner.</em>                                Ken Park/Kitsap News Group

Kingston’s Firehouse Theater: 10 years later

Ten years ago people told Craig Smith that opening a movie theater during an economic recession and at the early stages of streaming services was… Continue reading

<em>Craig Smith calls himself a concessionaire rather than a movie theater owner.</em>                                Ken Park/Kitsap News Group
Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks to the Tribe’s lawsuit against the U.S. Navy (Kitsap News Group)

Suquamish Tribe announces outcome of lawsuit against Navy

The Suquamish Tribe announced during a press conference Wednesday, Jan. 29, that the U.S. Navy has agreed to a 10-year moratorium on scraping ship hulls… Continue reading

Suquamish Chairman Leonard Forsman speaks to the Tribe’s lawsuit against the U.S. Navy (Kitsap News Group)
I-976 puts Johnson Parkway project on hold

I-976 puts Johnson Parkway project on hold

The City of Poulsbo’s Johnson Parkway Project, which would see the construction of a roundabout along SR 305 at the Johnson Road intersection, is one… Continue reading

I-976 puts Johnson Parkway project on hold
Three NKSD administrators tender resignations

Three NKSD administrators tender resignations

Directors of transportation, facilities depts. and assistant director of special education to resign

Three NKSD administrators tender resignations
Kitsap County Technical Rescue Team works feverishly to save two people trapped in their overturned vehicle after it drove off a 40 foot cliff. Fire Captain Jeran McCormick, Navy Region NW

Responders pull woman and son from vehicle after 40-foot fall

The Poulsbo Fire Department had to call in a specialized rescue team to save an elderly woman and her handicapped son, when their vehicle had… Continue reading

Kitsap County Technical Rescue Team works feverishly to save two people trapped in their overturned vehicle after it drove off a 40 foot cliff. Fire Captain Jeran McCormick, Navy Region NW
West Sound Academy moves to sliding scale tuition model

West Sound Academy moves to sliding scale tuition model

West Sound Academy has made moves to adopt a more equitable, sliding-scale model for charging tuition its domestic and international students in the year ahead.… Continue reading

West Sound Academy moves to sliding scale tuition model
New bill seeks to restrict community release for sex offenders

New bill seeks to restrict community release for sex offenders

SB 6436 would seek to provide additional restrictions for offenders released to community housing

New bill seeks to restrict community release for sex offenders
Western Red Brewing serves its tasters up on a slab of wood fitting to its milling aesthetic. (Photo by Ken Park)

New Year, new beers in Poulsbo

We are about a month into 2020 and its time to get those taste buds ready for some new brews that have been cooking up… Continue reading

Western Red Brewing serves its tasters up on a slab of wood fitting to its milling aesthetic. (Photo by Ken Park)
NKSD facing another lawsuit for school bus sexual assaults

NKSD facing another lawsuit for school bus sexual assaults

The North Kitsap School District is facing another lawsuit from a family alleging negligence after their seven-year-old special needs child was the victim of sexual… Continue reading

NKSD facing another lawsuit for school bus sexual assaults
Mayor Erickson swears in new council members Britt Livdahl and Andrew Phillips. (Photos by Ken Park)

New Poulsbo City Council members sworn in

The first Poulsbo City Council meeting of the new year began with the swearing-in of the newly elected council members. Prior to the new year,… Continue reading

Mayor Erickson swears in new council members Britt Livdahl and Andrew Phillips. (Photos by Ken Park)
Layout for the play for all park (photos courtesy of PNK Rotary)

Playground at Raab Park to welcome children of all abilities

In early December, the Poulsbo City Council received an update from the Rotary Club of Poulsbo - North Kitsap on fundraising and design efforts to… Continue reading

Layout for the play for all park (photos courtesy of PNK Rotary)
After hours of building, Peterson’s igloo is finally complete. (photo by Stella Peterson)

Home sleet home

Suquamish family makes the most of snow days by building an igloo

After hours of building, Peterson’s igloo is finally complete. (photo by Stella Peterson)
Move it or lose it: Port of Keyport deals with derelict boats

Move it or lose it: Port of Keyport deals with derelict boats

A small crowd gathered in the basement of the Keyport Bible Church for a recent meeting of the Port of Keyport’s commissioners, where discussions surrounding… Continue reading

Move it or lose it: Port of Keyport deals with derelict boats
The mighty Viking guard to Poulsbo stands sentinel in the snow.

More snow for Poulsbo | Gallery

Additional inches of snow overnight added to Poulsbo’s growing winter wonderland aesthetic on Wednesday. Here are a few of our favorite photos from around town.… Continue reading

The mighty Viking guard to Poulsbo stands sentinel in the snow.
First Lutheran Chuch stands out even more in the snow.

The Viking City gets a snow day

Old man winter has finally arrived in the Viking City, with a dumping of snow on downtown Poulsbo and greater Kitsap County Sunday evening and… Continue reading

First Lutheran Chuch stands out even more in the snow.
Public shares concerns about recent sex offender placement

Public shares concerns about recent sex offender placement

Kitsap County and the Washington State Department of Corrections hosted a public notification meeting in Poulsbo on Monday, for the placement of another sexually violent… Continue reading

Public shares concerns about recent sex offender placement
Kitsap Community Notification meeting to be held in Poulsbo

Kitsap Community Notification meeting to be held in Poulsbo

Kitsap County will be holding a community information meeting in the Poulsbo City Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6. The meeting is to… Continue reading

Kitsap Community Notification meeting to be held in Poulsbo
It can be a bit alarming to have a goat on your shoulders all of a sudden, but that is part of the draw for the Smithshyre Farm’s goat yoga classes. Ken Park / Kitsap News Group

Poulsbo farm jumps in on the goat yoga craze

The Smithshyre farm on Foss Road near Poulsbo is perhaps best known for offering organic farm fresh foods, but now the farm is bringing a… Continue reading

It can be a bit alarming to have a goat on your shoulders all of a sudden, but that is part of the draw for the Smithshyre Farm’s goat yoga classes. Ken Park / Kitsap News Group
Police: Bremerton man stole $680 worth of tools from Home Depot

Police: Bremerton man stole $680 worth of tools from Home Depot

A warrant has been issued for a Bremerton man for allegedly stealing $680 worth of tools from Home Depot in Poulsbo. On Dec. 17, a… Continue reading

Police: Bremerton man stole $680 worth of tools from Home Depot