Nick Twietmeyer

Poulsbo mayor issues proclamation of emergency

On Friday Becky Erickson, the mayor of Poulsbo, issued a proclamation of emergency as concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19 continue to escalate. “The situation… Continue reading

COVID-19 prompts NKSD to halt after school activities, sports

In a letter sent out to district families Wednesday, North Kitsap School District Superintendent Laurynn Evans announced that the district would be suspending all after… Continue reading

Second case of COVID-19 reported in Kitsap, linked to first case

The second individual was described as a Bainbridge Island Resident in their 70s

Kitsap County issues proclamation of emergency amid COVID-19 outbreak

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners affirmed an emergency proclamation on Monday which will authorize the Department of Emergency Management to suspend certain regulations on… Continue reading

First Kitsap resident shows positive test for COVID-19

The “presumptive positive” was returned for a Bainbridge Island resident in their 60s

‘Pipe bomb’ prompts residential evacuation in Poulsbo

A Department of Corrections visit to a Poulsbo home Monday evening resulted in multiple nearby residences being evacuated after authorities allegedly discovered an explosive device… Continue reading

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