Nick Twietmeyer

M/V Suquamish welcomed to the ferry fleet

Washington State Ferries welcomed everyone aboard for a tour of their newest vessel, the M/V Suquamish, on Saturday, Sept. 22 during a community celebration. The… Continue reading

ALERT: County health district closes Kitsap’s eastern shoreline to shellfish harvesting

Kitsap County’s eastern shoreline from Point No Point in Hansville to Restoration Point on Bainbridge Island is closed to recreational shellfish harvesting. The area closure… Continue reading

City agrees to give Poulsbo Library to Kitsap Regional Library

On Wednesday the Poulsbo City Council voted unanimously (with the exception of councilor Gary Nystul, who was absent) to convey ownership of its Poulsbo Library… Continue reading

Poulsbo welcomes two new police officers

Two new Poulsbo police officers, Jason Kennedy and Michael Miulli, were sworn in by Mayor Becky Erickson during a city council meeting Wednesday evening. Both… Continue reading

UPDATE | Crash on 305 injures occupants, blocks traffic

UPDATE: 5:49 p.m. - According to Hodgson the roadway was reopened around 5 p.m. A collision on State Route 305 at Totten Road in Poulsbo… Continue reading

New Fishline building nearly ready to open in Poulsbo

The building is three times the size of the previous one.

Port of Poulsbo mulls 7.5% rate increase

The Port of Poulsbo is proposing a rate increase of 7.5 percent in 2019 to help meet current operation costs and to prepare for plans… Continue reading

Meeting over spraying of herbicides gets contentious

Pope Resources met with Hansville residents for first time.

VIDEO: Man arrested near Point Casino after allegedly pointing gun at officers

A suspect was arrested Saturday night in Kingston after he allegedly pointed a firearm at a Kitsap County sheriff’s deputy in the parking lot of… Continue reading

The clock at center features an intricate carving by Johann Huggler. Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group.

The many timepieces of George Pease

Kingston horologist working on clock for new park.

The clock at center features an intricate carving by Johann Huggler. Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group.

Wetter weather sees burn ban lifted

Recent rains and early fall-like weather conditions have lifted a burn ban in unincorporated Kitsap County. Burning may resume effective immediately, county officials said, but… Continue reading

Windy weather knocks power out in North Kitsap

Parts of Hansville and Poulsbo experienced a loss of power on Sunday thanks to windy weather. About 1,130 Puget Sound Energy customers lost power in… Continue reading

State Route 3’s speed limit lowered to 50 mph

Those who regularly travel along State Route 3 between SR 305 and the Hood Canal Bridge should start planning for a slightly longer trip. The… Continue reading

30 chickens die in Hansville fire

The flames were spotted Saturday afternoon.

E. coli levels safe at Kitsap Lake

Previously elevated levels of E. coli have returned to safe levels at Kitsap Lake Park’s swimming beach. Visitors however are still advised to avoid swimming… Continue reading

Pope Resources voluntarily delays herbicide spraying

Company will wait until the Pollution Control Hearings Board rules on appeal.

Group wants glyphosate spraying delayed until February hearing

Ahead of community meeting, group hopes company will volunteer not to spray glyphosate.

<em>A homeless camp in Wilderness Park is pictured. 	 	 </em>Elizabeth Stafford/Courtesy photo

Poulsbo’s anti-homeless camping laws could be unconstitutional

A recent ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned an Idaho district court ruling that banned sleeping in public spaces. The ruling will… Continue reading

<em>A homeless camp in Wilderness Park is pictured. 	 	 </em>Elizabeth Stafford/Courtesy photo

Woman starts tarantula-breeding business

One local tarantula hobbyist appears to be tapping a niche market in North Kitsap, as she makes plans to venture into the business of spider… Continue reading

Bremerton man charged with three counts of child pornography

A 55-year-old Bremerton man is facing three counts of dealing in child porn, after a Kitsap County Sheriff’s Detective found images which appear to depict… Continue reading