Nick Twietmeyer

Coalition acquires final block of Port Gamble forest land

1,500 acres secured by Kitsap Forest & Bay Project on Dec. 22 for $3.5 million

Bremerton police officers consult near the scene of an officer-involved shooting Dec. 17. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitap News Group)

Bremerton police officers recovering from wounds; family offers thanks

BREMERTON — The Bremerton police officers who were shot during a confrontation with a domestic violence suspect Dec. 17 are recovering from their injuries, and… Continue reading

Bremerton police officers consult near the scene of an officer-involved shooting Dec. 17. (Nick Twietmeyer/Kitap News Group)

Come Jan. 1, Poulsbo has a new deputy police chief

Matt Brown served in Walla Walla County, Lakewood, and Pierce County departments

Bremerton Police officers and crime scene investigators examine the scene of an early morning shooting Dec. 17 between two officers and a 53-year-old man. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group.

Friends of Bremerton shooter say he had marital problems

Suspect dead; two police officers recovering from injuries

Bremerton Police officers and crime scene investigators examine the scene of an early morning shooting Dec. 17 between two officers and a 53-year-old man. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group.
Deputy Police Chief Andy Pate receives a shadow box from Poulsbo Police Chief Dan Schoonmaker in recognition of Pate’s career with the department. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group.

Pate to retire as Poulsbo’s deputy police chief

‘There’s a lot of good things happening in Poulsbo right now’

Deputy Police Chief Andy Pate receives a shadow box from Poulsbo Police Chief Dan Schoonmaker in recognition of Pate’s career with the department. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group.

Port of Kingston interviewing firms for legal counsel

KINGSTON — Three law firms are vying for the contract to serve as the Port of Kingston’s attorney. Each made their pitch Dec. 12 to… Continue reading

City will accept applications for Poulsbo City Council Position 7 from Dec. 15 to Jan. 15

POULSBO — Poulsbo city officials will accept applications for City Council Position 7 between Dec. 15 and Jan. 16, with a new council member appointed… Continue reading

A look back at Kingston Cove Christmas

KINGSTON — A festive spirit engulfed the Port of Kingston, complete with crackling fires, warm drinks, food, dancing and, of course, Father Christmas himself. Kingston… Continue reading

Car catches fire in Petco parking lot

POULSBO — Cheryl Grinager had come to Petco from Bainbridge Island to pick up some cat food. “I pulled in here, the car was fine… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, talks with Olympic Outdoor Center owner John Kuntz about National Park visitor fee increases proposed by the Department of the Interior. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap Daily News.
                                 Olympic Outdoor Center owner John Kuntz and U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, pose together for a photo in Port Gamble after discussing possible fee increases at national parks. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Congressman Kilmer brings national debate to Port Gamble

PORT GAMBLE — U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, recently visited Olympic Outdoor Center to discuss increases in national-park entry fees proposed by the Department… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, talks with Olympic Outdoor Center owner John Kuntz about National Park visitor fee increases proposed by the Department of the Interior. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap Daily News.
                                 Olympic Outdoor Center owner John Kuntz and U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, pose together for a photo in Port Gamble after discussing possible fee increases at national parks. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Helping ‘as many people as we possibly can’

POULSBO — Mike DeAscentiis is no stranger to feeding the hungry. For 26 years, DeAscentiis served as a Navy cook aboard submarines. Now retired, DeAscentiis… Continue reading

Port lowers asking price for Kingston Express

KINGSTON — The Kingston Express, one of the two boats used in the Port of Kingston’s now-defunct SoundRunner ferry service, has recently been priced to… Continue reading

A house’s ties to the past

POULSBO — The old Eliason house on Pugh Road is a link to Poulsbo’s early immigrant history. But the link was almost lost to obscurity.… Continue reading

Aaron Wenholz stands in front of his marine consignment store Longship Marine. Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group.

Longship Marine: port of call for Poulsbo mariners

POULSBO — There’s an old saying that the definition of a boat is “a hole in the water into which one throws their money.” For… Continue reading

Aaron Wenholz stands in front of his marine consignment store Longship Marine. Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group.

Keyport trumpeter celebrates 96th birthday

Yvonne McAllister has been playing since the Jazz Age

Adelia Ritchie at the Greater Hansville Community Center during a recent Tuesday Talk on global climate change.
                                Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Hansville heats up with climate change discussion

HANSVILLE — The big discussion on global climate change came to a small corner of the Kitsap Peninsula Nov. 14. Adelia Ritchie led the Tuesday… Continue reading

Adelia Ritchie at the Greater Hansville Community Center during a recent Tuesday Talk on global climate change.
                                Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group
Two boats on the northwestern end of Liberty Bay were beached when heavy winds on Monday blew them free from their anchorage. Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group

Heavy winds beach boats, damage boathouse

POULSBO – Two boats were beached and a boathouse was damaged during high winds Nov. 13. A powerboat and a sailboat were blown free from… Continue reading

Two boats on the northwestern end of Liberty Bay were beached when heavy winds on Monday blew them free from their anchorage. Nick Twietmeyer | Kitsap News Group

Behavioral Health Outreach Program entering its third year

POULSBO – The Behavioral Health Outreach Program helps Kitsap County’s first responders divert people with mental illness away from the criminal justice system and toward… Continue reading

Bremerton surgeon, charged with sex felony, could face additional discipline from state

BREMERTON — A Bremerton orthopedic surgeon accused of sexual misconduct with a 17-year-old foreign exchange student faces possible disciplinary action by the state Department of… Continue reading

Multiple car collision on 305 near Bond Road

POULSBO — A southbound vehicle on Highway 305 lost control and crossed into oncoming traffic, striking two vehicles before colliding with an embankment and overturning… Continue reading