Nick Twietmeyer

Kitsap blacksmith creates lasting art in pursuit of tranquility

Silverdale couple, local blacksmith tell the story of “Continuation of Peace”

 

Poulsbo port commissioner resigns after allegedly vandalizing Chiefstick memorial

Mark DeSalvo, the Port of Poulsbo commissioner who allegedly vandalized a memorial to Stonechild Chiefstick last weekend, has announced he will be stepping down from… Continue reading

 

Poulsbo port commissioner arrested after allegedly vandalizing Chiefstick memorial

Port of Poulsbo Commissioner Mark DeSalvo was arrested Saturday, July 11 after authorities say he vandalized a memorial to Stonechild Chiefstick, the Native American man… Continue reading

 

Poulsbo Police Chief announces retirement from law enforcement

Poulsbo Police Chief Dan Schoonmaker announced Monday that he would be retiring from law enforcement after more than three decades of service. According to the… Continue reading

Seeking diversity, city council to forego appointment process for planning commission seat

Process or progress? That was the question at least for the members of the Bainbridge Island City Council during a June 23 Zoom meeting, when… Continue reading

Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer
                                Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer

Demonstrators gather in Winslow to stand up for racial equity

Across the nation, protests have taken place to call for justice and police reform in the wake of the May 25 death of George Floyd… Continue reading

Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer
                                Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer

Kitsap County legal notices | June 5, 2020

Kitsap County legal notices for the week of June 5, 2020… Continue reading

Local NAACP branch calls on law enforcement to ban knee holds

Peaceful protests and demonstrations along with rioting and looting are taking place in cities across the nation in response to the death of George Floyd… Continue reading

North Kitsap School District prepares for virtual graduation ceremonies

As a means of preventing the potential spread of coronavirus, the North Kitsap School District is making preparations to hold a virtual graduation ceremony for… Continue reading

Inmate facing murder charges in critical condition after altercation with corrections officers

KCIRT is investigating the incident per the Law Enforcement and Community Safety Act

Kitsap County road maintenance behind schedule due to COVID-19

Kitsap County crews were set to resume herbicide application along roadsides Wednesday, but April showers prompted public works crews to put off spraying this week.… Continue reading

Kitsap County eying moratorium on evictions

Kitsap County officials are asking for public input on a possible moratorium on evictions during the COVID-19 outbreak. Citing economic impacts following measures to slow… Continue reading

KPHD reports two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections is now 138

Poulsbo officer will not face charges in fatal July 3 shooting

Craig Keller is expected to return to work next week

Poulsbo launches initiative to help at-risk residents during COVID-19 outbreak

The City of Poulsbo, in partnership with several local nonprofits will be helping local residents with COVID-19 related needs during the outbreak through the “Poulsbo… Continue reading

KPHD reports no new cases of COVID-19 Sunday

Kitsap County’s total number of confirmed infections stands at 132

NK Schools to begin remote learning April 13

Class will be back in session for students of the North Kitsap School District next week … well, sort of. Though the district’s schools will… Continue reading

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 rise to 104 in Kitsap County

Kitsap County now has 104 total confirmed cases of COVID-19, against 1,840 negative results according to a Sunday update from the Kitsap Public Health District.… Continue reading

Port of Poulsbo gets its first female commissioner

The Port of Poulsbo recently appointed Jamie Green, as the first female port commissioner to serve the district. Green will fill the seat left vacant… Continue reading

Kitsap County moves closer to opening isolation and quarantine sites

A clearer picture has begun to form as to what Kitsap County’s emergency isolation and quarantine sites would look like, which county officials are hoping… Continue reading