Nick Twietmeyer

Port of Kingston to pay more than $600,000 on barge rebuild

Executive Director says barge will be like brand-new when finished

Port of Poulsbo making moves to solidify new parking policy

The Port of Poulsbo might take a tougher stance on parking. At a July 18 meeting, business manager Carol Tripp said it was “about time… Continue reading

Poulsbo’s Stern named VP for Association of Washington Cities

POULSBO — Longtime Poulsbo city councilor Ed Stern was recently named vice president for the Association of Washington Cities. The position carries a one-year term,… Continue reading

Roundabouts proposed on SR305 between Poulsbo and Bainbridge

POULSBO — Improvements along the State Route 305 corridor were the talk of a recent meeting of the Poulsbo City Council. WSDOT’s Steve Roark presented… Continue reading

Distracted driving law, one year later: Troopers see decrease in crashes

POULSBO — July 24 will mark one year since a law was introduced in Washington that was intended to combat distracted driving. The Driving Under… Continue reading

Rep. Hansen focusing on jobs, education, guns and capital gains tax in bid for re-election

Rep. Drew Hansen is running unopposed for re-election to Washington’s 23rd Legislative District, position 2. On July 10, Rep. Hanson spoke about his run for… Continue reading

The making of a monster. The cask in which the Slippery Pig Brewery’s Frankenswine’s Monster was aged. Courtesy Slippery Pig Brewery.

These Poulsbo beers aren’t your typical brew

Poulsbo has become a hotbed for brewers looking to boil up new and interesting flavors for craft beer enthusiasts flocking to the Viking City. Here… Continue reading

The making of a monster. The cask in which the Slippery Pig Brewery’s Frankenswine’s Monster was aged. Courtesy Slippery Pig Brewery.

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue recruiting for volunteer firefighter program

KINGSTON — The North Kitsap Fire & Rescue is now accepting applications to test into its volunteer-intern firefighter program through July 20. Nearly 200 program… Continue reading

<em>Poulsbo’s old police station is the future location of FPH Construction’s Vanaheimer Apartments development.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Height limits set for downtown Poulsbo buildings

POULSBO — On Wednesday, the Poulsbo City Council unanimously approved a series of updates to the commercial district code for the downtown core. Among the… Continue reading

<em>Poulsbo’s old police station is the future location of FPH Construction’s Vanaheimer Apartments development.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Recreational crabbing tips and tricks for pulling full pots in Kitsap

POULSBO — Recreational crabbing season recently made its return to the Kitsap Peninsula. The opening of the season offered a brief respite for the fisherman… Continue reading

Algae bloom at Kitsap, Long Lakes prompts warning by county health authority

KITSAP COUNTY — An overabundance of cyanobacteria in Kitsap and Long Lakes prompted the Kitsap Public Health District to issue a warning that visitors to… Continue reading

Bremerton Police, SWAT respond to domestic violence call

BREMERTON — Bremerton police officers responded to a domestic violence call in the 1400 block of 17th Street around 8 p.m. Sunday. Lieutenant Randy Plumb,… Continue reading

Port of Poulsbo looks to acquire free Elliott Bay Marina dock

Agreement between the port and marina in the process of being drafted

Q&A with Rep. Sherry Appleton

KITSAP COUNTY — This year, Rep. Sherry Appleton is running for re-election. If elected, it will be her eighth term in the Position 1 seat… Continue reading

North Kitsap Puget Sound Anglers awards two $1,000 scholarships

HANSVILLE — The North Kitsap Puget Sound Anglers recently announced that two deserving students, Nolan Platz and Jessica Randall, have been selected to receive $1,000… Continue reading

Kingston demonstrators decry family separation

KINGSTON — As Washington State Patrol troopers handed out boarding slips at the Kingston ferry crossing Sunday, citizens demonstrating against President Donald Trump’s forced separation… Continue reading

Historic boat Felicity Ann visits Port of Poulsbo

POULSBO — Felicity Ann, the boat which carried Ann Davison, the first woman to complete a single-handed crossing of the Atlantic Ocean — made a… Continue reading

Poulsbo City Council talks commercial code changes

Members from the public speak up during public hearing

Port of Poulsbo settles dispute over errant electrical damage

POULSBO — The Port of Poulsbo settled a dispute on June 13 with a former tenant who alleged that errant electrical discharge into the marina… Continue reading

Where to celebrate the Fourth of July in Kitsap

As America’s birthday draws near, so to do a number of local opportunities to revel in the cheer of our nation’s independence around Kitsap. Here… Continue reading