Nick Twietmeyer

Kingston fast ferry to begin charging fares Jan. 2

Fare collection will begin Jan. 2 for Kitsap Transit’s fast ferry service between Kingston and Seattle as well as connecting buses. Wednesday, Jan. 2 will… Continue reading

No injuries reported in Indianola fire

Four Indianola residents and their dog managed to escape from a small residential fire Saturday morning. North Kitsap Fire & Rescue, Bainbridge Island Fire Department… Continue reading

Update | Molotov cocktails used in Poulsbo bank arson

Poulsbo Police Department and investigators with the Kitsap County Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating an apparent arson at Kitsap Bank in Poulsbo. Poulsbo Fire Department… Continue reading

Kitsap County seeking public input on code changes for forest practices

Code changes could see Kitsap County taking over authority from DNR

Poulsbo detective hopes to crack decades-old homicide case

Nearing retirement, one Poulsbo detective is teaming up with federal analysts in hopes of solving a four-decades-old cold case before the time comes to hang… Continue reading

Opposition group readies for a fight over Poulsbo sex offender housing

Group home says its clients are being dehumanized.

After the storm: Power still off, roads remain closed in parts of Kitsap

About 10,000 Puget Sound Energy customers in Kitsap County are still without power following high winds Thursday. A spokesperson with Puget Sound Energy said Kitsap… Continue reading

Elda Armstrong showcases her “gallery.” Each visitor that purchases a Christmas tree from St. Mick’s has their photo taken and placed on a wall for display next year. Nick Twietmeyer / Kitsap News Group

VIDEO | St. Mick’s is still spreading Christmas cheer after 32 years

It’s a family affair at St. Mick’s Tree farm in Kingston, where three generations of the Armstrong family regularly work together around Christmastime to help… Continue reading

Elda Armstrong showcases her “gallery.” Each visitor that purchases a Christmas tree from St. Mick’s has their photo taken and placed on a wall for display next year. Nick Twietmeyer / Kitsap News Group

Puget Sound Energy: 49,000 without power in Kitsap County

A Puget Sound Energy spokesperson confirmed at 1:15 p.m. approximately 130,000 Puget Sound Energy customers were currently without power, around 49,000 of those are in… Continue reading

High winds close Hood Canal Bridge

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced that due to high winds the Hood Canal Bridge will be closed until further notice. WSDOT noted that… Continue reading

Rainy Daze releases benefit beer Dec. 20

Poulsbo’s Rainy Daze Brewing will be releasing their batch of Resilience Butte County Proud IPA, all the sales from which will go to benefit the… Continue reading

Department of Emergency Management issues gas warning in Port Orchard

Broken natural gas lines following tornado damage has prompted the Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management to issue a warning advising anyone in the affected… Continue reading

Hwy 305 roundabout project up for vote

The Poulsbo City Council is expected to vote on a $555,314 contract with Parametrix to design a roundabout and pedestrian tunnel at the Johnson Road… Continue reading

VIDEO | After the tornado

Residents, first responders come out in droves to help.

Carrying on a sweet Kingston tradition

Local keeps the tradition of making fudge around the holidays for businesses, friends and neighbors

Sex offender meeting leaves many questions unanswered

Questions still remain for many of those who attended a Thursday night meeting at Poulsbo City Hall addressing public safety concerns related to a Less… Continue reading

Poulsbo mayor’s property among those acquired for road improvements

On Wednesday, the Poulsbo City Council approved a series of acquisitions along Noll Road totaling $139,890. Included in the acquisitions is a portion of Poulsbo… Continue reading

Flooding from burst pipe closes three downtown Poulsbo businesses

UPDATE | Poulsbo businesses reopened after flooding

A burst pipe threatened to put a damper on the holiday season last week in Poulsbo, when water damage from the overnight flooding forced three… Continue reading

Flooding from burst pipe closes three downtown Poulsbo businesses

Woman says nearby sexual offender group home has forced her to stop therapy

The possibility of housing more level-three sex offenders at a group home in Poulsbo has not only caught the attention of the community’s families concerned… Continue reading

Gallery | Kingston Cove Christmas 2018

Visitors by the hundreds flocked to Kingston’s Mike Wallace Park on Saturday, Dec. 1, to kick off the waterfront town’s holiday season. Kingston Cove Christmas… Continue reading