Leila Arciero

Poulsbo: Talking about that annexation

The city is hosting a public hearing to discuss the Gaines annexation, the boundaries for which envelop Salt’s property, at 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, May 5.


Poulsbo soap boxers get ready to wooooosh

POULSBO –– Eleven-year-old Ryan Wixson of Seabeck has a thirst for speed, and for the past three years it has been quenched by one thing… Continue reading


Marina Market in Poulsbo: Where the beer flows like wine

Where the beer flows like wine. Marina Market in Poulsbo

Small business loan was a shoe-in

POULSBO — With defibrillator paddles at the ready, small businesses are doing their part to revive the economy and looking to the federal government for… Continue reading

Inslee talks about economic recovery

POULSBO - The answer to economic recovery lies in turning to another sort of green besides money, U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Bainbridge Island) told the… Continue reading

Poulsbo Historical Society finds a home in new City Hall

POULSBO — After almost 20 years of struggling, the Poulsbo Historical Society finally has a location and the means to create a museum. The society will claim a 1,000 square-foot piece of the new City Hall to house its museum. The lease agreement has yet to be finalized.

Poulsbo’s busted stuff for sale

POULSBO – It’s out with the old and on with the move, as Poulsbo City Hall employees are cleaning house. With an eye on the… Continue reading

NK trail advocates seeking input

PORT GAMBLE — North Kitsap Trails Association volunteers are digging their fingers into the dirt and looking for community input on what to grow. They… Continue reading

Viking Fest: Lutefisk champ chomps to victory

By LEILA ARCIEROlarciero@northkitsapherald.comPOULSBO — Eric Perkins of Kingston enjoyed a bittersweet victory Sunday after out-eating five competitors during Viking Fest's annual Lutefisk eating contest.The sweet… Continue reading

Poulsbo City Council approves controversial Gaines annexation

POULSBO — The Poulsbo City Council unanimously approved the annexation of nearly 44 acres between Liberty Road and Marelaine Lane on Wednesday night, after a… Continue reading

City Hall construction not hindering nearby businesses

Poulsbo City Hall construction not hindering nearby businesses

Poulsbo jeweler to appear on Dateline NBC Friday

POULSBO – A small-town jeweler is being thrust into a big-time spotlight tonight. Dahlquist Fine Jewelry in Poulsbo Village will be the jeweler seen ‘round the world when its role in a dark mystery that brought down a church will be highlighted at 9 p.m. tonight on Dateline NBC. The segment will highlight Olalla author Gregg Olsen’s “A Twisted Faith,” a true-crime story based in Kitsap County.

Randy Kan’s keeps it clean in North Kitsap

NORTH KITSAP — With feet planted in liquid waste, Randy Bauer saw a opening for a small business he couldn’t refuse. After 12 years of pumping septic tanks and watching all the small portable toilet businesses be sell out to bigger guys, Bauer felt a need to bring a local business back into the world of portable restrooms.

Live-aboards left in a parking lurch

Live-aboards left in a parking lurch. Port of Poulsbo

Cold brews and stunning views | The Loft in downtown Poulsbo has style, value.

Cold brews and stunning views | The Loft in downtown Poulsbo has style, value.

Poulsbo teen gains independence with help of canine assistant

POULSBO — Falcon, a golden retriever, curls up around Kellie Carion’s legs. He’s a dog, like any other. He loves car rides and long walks.… Continue reading

Miss West Sound has her eyes on the prize

Miss West Sound has her eyes on the prize, Tonie Duchemin

Northwest Design Store may be set for demo

Northwest Design Store may be set for demo

Poulsbo Place ponders parking

POULSBO — Julie Krucek has watched her business suffer for three years while a debate over the parking in Poulsbo Place II rages on.“It’s really… Continue reading