Nick Twietmeyer

Hold onto your horns, the Vikings are coming to town!

Friday, May 18, Viking Fest now in its 50th year kicks off with a jammed packed weekend


Poulsbo City Council: include raises for mayor and judge in 2019 — 2020 budgeting process

POULSBO — Poulsbo City Council voted unanimously to approve the submission of salary increases for Mayor Becky Erickson and Municipal Judge Jeffrey Tolman for consideration… Continue reading


SR 305 collision in Poulsbo wedges SUV in trees

POULSBO — No serious injuries were reported in a collision which sent a Toyota Sequoia into a group of trees behind a bus stop on… Continue reading


Sheriff’s office asks public for information on Kelly’s associates

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with knowledge of any associates of Danie Jay Kelly Jr, a person of interest… Continue reading

Getting the pontoons wet on Liberty Bay

Senior Staff Writer Nick Twietmeyer takes a flight in a seaplane with Don and Natala Goodman

Seaplanes make a splash in Poulsbo

POULSBO — With seaplanes from all over Washington literally descending upon Poulsbo, visitors to the viking city’s waterfront on Saturday, May 5 were treated to… Continue reading

County targets active Kingston landslide

Kitsap County Public Works will pursue horizontal drains on unstable slope

Special meeting focuses on salaries and executive structure for Poulsbo

POULSBO — The salaries of the mayor of Poulsbo and municipal judge, as well as a possible shift in the executive structure of the city,… Continue reading

Section of West Kingston Road set to reopen April 30

KINGSTON — Construction delays have kept a section of West Kingston Road closed to traffic since April 2017, but things are looking up as county… Continue reading

Barren Public Works wall to get a splash of color on May 5

POULSBO — The City of Poulsbo’s Public Works Department building will be getting a new coat of paint, thanks to Cory Bennett, Josh Fisher, Poulsbo… Continue reading

No-contact advisory issued for Dogfish Creek due to sewage spill

Public Works superintendent: Blockage was caused by construction debris from nearby development

VIDEO | Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office shows off new drones

KITSAP COUNTY — The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office unveiled its new drone program at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds on Thursday, April 19. The sheriff’s office… Continue reading

Port of Kingston and Kitsap Transit agree to fast ferry lease terms

KINGSTON — Commissioners for the Port of Kingston and the Kitsap Transit board of commissioners have agreed to the conditions for a lease agreement allowing… Continue reading

UPDATE: VIDEO | Car lands upside down in Liberty Bay after 15-year-old, unlicensed driver loses control

Driver booked on suspicion of driving under the influence of cannabis

Poulsbo advisory committee proposes pedestrian safety projects

POULSBO — Last December, when one pedestrian was killed and another was seriously injured after being struck by vehicles in Poulsbo, all within a week… Continue reading

Poulsbo bids farewell to derelict tugboat

POULSBO — An abandoned tugboat in Liberty Bay was towed away by the previous owner of the vessel on Friday, April 6. Somehow “Victory” seemed… Continue reading

County presents Port Gamble trail study

KINGSTON — A feasibility study examining the possible construction of a shared-use trail connection between Stottlemeyer Road NE and Port Gamble came before an audience… Continue reading

Recycling rates set to rise

POULSBO — During a Poulsbo City Council meeting on Wednesday, April 4, Mayor Becky Erickson gave the go ahead for Public Works Superintendent Mike Lund… Continue reading

Kilmer visits Herald offices for Kitsap conversation | Video

POULSBO — Derek Kilmer represents Washington’s 6th Congressional District, an area that covers Kitsap, Mason, Jefferson, Clallam and Grays Harbor counties. On April 2, U.S.… Continue reading