Nick Twietmeyer

Damaged Kingston roadway will prevent emergency response

NKF&R: crews cannot respond to calls for service along Washington Boulevard


KEDA breakfast forecasts local economic development

What’s ahead for economic development in Kitsap County and from where will the skilled workforce of tomorrow come? These were the questions laid on the… Continue reading


Core samples taken from Liberty Bay ahead of breakwater replacement

Geotechnical contractors for Soundwest Engineering Associates arrived last Tuesday with a marine drilling rig in tow, to pull core samples from the bottom of Liberty… Continue reading


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

Pope Resources to be acquired by Rayonier for $554 million

Rayonier, a Florida-based timber and land management company announced Jan. 15 that it would be acquiring Pope Resources for more than $550 million. Included in… Continue reading

Good Samaritans help free firetruck from snow

A North Kitsap Fire & Rescue truck that had become stuck in the snow got a little help from a few good Samaritans who happened… Continue reading

Free Kingston community meal set for Jan. 10

The next Kingston Community Meal will be on Friday, Jan. 10. The second Friday of each month Kingston offers a free community meal from 5… Continue reading

One out, one in: Poulsbo port commissioner steps down moments after new commissioner sworn in

Jonothan Saunders recently announced that he has taken a job opportunity out of state

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Kingston High School’s Andrews named Washington’s art educator of the year

Kingston High School art teacher James Andrews was recently recognized as Washington’s Art Educator of the Year by the Washington Art Educators Association (WAEA) for… Continue reading

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New Year, new resolutions

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  • Dec 30, 2019

Exhaust fire delays ferry in Kingston

Excess carbon built up in an exhaust stack aboard the Washington State Ferry M/V Spokane caused a commotion Saturday night. Shortly before the final sailing… Continue reading

Pope Resources, Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe enter into historic land deal

Pope Resources and the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe have entered into a stewardship agreement which will see the sale of some 937 acres of forestlands… Continue reading

Black sentenced to 30 years for Suquamish shooting

William B. Black sentenced to 360 months for the Feb. 22 murder of Trent Snyder in Suquamish

Kingston shines bright on the waterfront

On Saturday the Kingston waterfront once again came alive with light during the annual Kingston Cove Christmas celebration. Plenty of food vendors were on hand,… Continue reading

Poulsbo secures first phase of funding for PERC

$244,000 awarded to Poulsbo by Kitsap Public Facilities District for event and recreation center

Senator Christine Rolfes speaks with Kitsap County residents in Kingston ahead of the 2020 legislative session. Nick Twietmeyer / Kitsap News Group

Rolfes talks transportation funding in the wake of I-976

On Dec. 2, Senator Christine Rolfes of Washington’s 23rd Legislative District met with her constituents at the Village Green Community Center in Kingston to hear… Continue reading

Senator Christine Rolfes speaks with Kitsap County residents in Kingston ahead of the 2020 legislative session. Nick Twietmeyer / Kitsap News Group

NKSD to pay $5 million settlement following school bus sexual assaults

The North Kitsap School District will be paying a $5 million settlement to several families after four students were sexually assaulted by another student on… Continue reading

Poulsbo First Lutheran’s Lutefisk Dinner returns

“Dead fish walking!” shouted Dave Lambert as steam undulated from the large stainless steel boiler just out back of the Poulsbo First Lutheran Church’s Christian… Continue reading

Body of missing North Kitsap woman recovered in Bremerton

The body of 53-year-old, Melanie McCarroll was recovered Saturday evening in Bremerton

UPDATE | Lockdown lifted for NK schools, students released

Lockdown reportedly resulted from threats made by outside source