Nick Twietmeyer

NKF&R hosting 9/11 breakfast

For the 16th time, members of North Kitsap Fire & Rescue will invite the public to remember the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks by joining firefighters… Continue reading

Port of Kingston to raise moorage rates seasonally

The Port of Kingston will be raising moorage rates once again between October and April. Last year, the port approved a 10 percent seasonal rate… Continue reading

Wendy Heins Wrinkle and Barbie Brooking hold signs outside of Olympic Resource Management’s offices in Poulsbo. Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group

Environmental group files appeal to stop aerial spraying of herbicides

An appeal filed on behalf of the Kitsap Environmental Coalition is calling for more scrutiny of possible environmental impacts from Pope Resource’s plan to spray… Continue reading

Wendy Heins Wrinkle and Barbie Brooking hold signs outside of Olympic Resource Management’s offices in Poulsbo. Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group

Driver in fatal Hansville crash had previous hit-and-run charge

The driver charged with vehicular homicide related to a recent Hansville crash had previously been charged with hit-and-run, court records show. Sydnee Nicole Olson was… Continue reading

High E. coli levels prompt Kitsap Lake swimming beach closure

The Kitsap Public Health District closed the swimming beach at Kitsap Lake due to high levels of E. coli bacteria in the water today. The… Continue reading

North Kitsap teachers union enters fifth day of negotiations with district

North Kitsap Education Association President Gayl TenEyck said the teachers union would be going back to the negotiating table on Friday following four days of… Continue reading

Sewage management means upgrades to shellfish gathering areas in Kitsap

Improved boat sewage management has resulted in upgrades to shellfish harvesting areas around Kitsap County, including Kingston, Keyport and Poulsbo. The Washington State Department of… Continue reading

NKFR asks voters to approve tax levy

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue will be turning to voters this November in hopes they will approve a tax levy to replace an expiring maintenance… Continue reading

Martha & Mary to benefit from microbrew fundraiser

Tilt a glass of suds for the elderly this October during Microbrews for Martha & Mary. Martha & Mary provides care for children, seniors and… Continue reading

Dash cam footage from a utility vehicle appears to show the driver of the Nissan ramming the worker’s vehicle. Courtesy Washington State Patrol.

Man offering to help at scene of alleged DUI crash arrested for DUI

Two DUI arrests followed a hit-and-run in Poulsbo on Tuesday afternoon. Washington State Patrol responded to a call from an Elm Utility worker who said… Continue reading

Dash cam footage from a utility vehicle appears to show the driver of the Nissan ramming the worker’s vehicle. Courtesy Washington State Patrol.
A recently dug up butter clam is pictured. (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife/Courtesy photo)

Alleged shellfish poachers caught with hundreds of pounds of clams

A recently hired Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officer has been making some big busts on poachers around Salisbury Point and Port Gamble recently… Continue reading

A recently dug up butter clam is pictured. (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife/Courtesy photo)

Driver in Hansville crash charged with vehicular homicide

The 19-year-old driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal June 19 collision, which claimed the life of Joseph Careaga, has been charged with vehicular… Continue reading

North Kitsap teachers receive active shooter training

Educators throughout North Kitsap School District have been receiving training on how to respond to an active shooter on campus. Previously, teachers and students were… Continue reading

A photo from the 1990 of the Poulsbo Boat Rendezvous sees a number of Young’s characteristic boat moored at the Port of Poulsbo.

Namesake boat returns to Poulsbo during rendezvous

Those in possession of Poulsbo’s namesake boat can mingle with fellow owners when the Poulsbo Boat Rendezvous takes place September 14-16. Between 1933 and 1965,… Continue reading

A photo from the 1990 of the Poulsbo Boat Rendezvous sees a number of Young’s characteristic boat moored at the Port of Poulsbo.

Changes coming to Edmonds-Kingston ferry schedule

Commuters can expect a few changes to the Kingston ferry schedule this fall. Starting Sept. 30, the first boat leaving Monday-Friday from Kingston will depart… Continue reading

Port Orchard man’s shotgun returned after 41 years

When Ervin Malkowski’s Remington shotgun was stolen from his Bremerton residence in 1977, he didn’t think he would ever see it again. But after 41… Continue reading

DNR and Navy strike a deal on Hood Canal

The Navy and Washington State Department of Natural Resources have entered into a deal, declaring a restrictive easement along 32 miles of Hood Canal’s eastern… Continue reading

Opponents to aerial spray of herbicides retain lawyer

HANSVILLE — An environmental group has formed with the intent to challenge a plan from Pope Resources to spray herbicides from a helicopter on 330… Continue reading

Herbicide spraying plan prompts meeting of environmental coalition

The recently formed Kitsap Environmental Coalition will be holding a community meeting at the Greater Hansville Community Center tonight at 6:30 p.m. The Kitsap Environmental… Continue reading

Trips on a tank: Hobuck Beach

POULSBO — As I listened to a coworker describe the beauty of Hobuck Beach, the road leading to it, and how much fun he and… Continue reading