Nick Twietmeyer

Poulsbo celebrates first official Day of the Sámi People

Poulsbo officially celebrated Scandinavia’s indigenous people, after mayor Becky Erickson declared Feb. 6 Poulsbo’s Day of the Sámi People. The Sámi homeland encompasses large parts… Continue reading

City of Poulsbo facing lawsuits for pedestrians struck in 2017

Suit claims city failed to adequately light locations where pedestrians were struck by vehicles

Poulsbo’s Rainy Daze wins top honors at Strange Brewfest

Rainy Daze beers Coconut Cream Pie, She’s Bazaar and Only the Tip IPA were crowd favorites

UPDATE | Port Orchard teen airlifted after South Kitsap High School stabbing

A 14-year-old was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center following a stabbing at South Kitsap High School around 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. “This kind of… Continue reading

Petty Officer 3rd Class Lewis Beck and Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Houvener, both marine science technicians at Coast Guard Sector Juneau, look through federal regulations during a container inspection in Juneau, Alaska, June 19, 2015. Coast Guard inspectors follow rigid, standardized regulations to ensure maritime operators across the country are held to the same rules. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst.

Government shutdown could have effects on ferry service

USCG inspectors left shorthanded amid government shutdown

Petty Officer 3rd Class Lewis Beck and Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Houvener, both marine science technicians at Coast Guard Sector Juneau, look through federal regulations during a container inspection in Juneau, Alaska, June 19, 2015. Coast Guard inspectors follow rigid, standardized regulations to ensure maritime operators across the country are held to the same rules. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst.

Kingston survey examines need for affordable housing

Participants have until Jan. 31 to complete the survey

M/V Finest returns to service following repairs

Kitsap Transit’s fast ferry M/V Finest returned to service on the Kingston/Seattle route Monday morning, following repairs to the vessel’s starboard jet propulsion system. The… Continue reading

Poulsbo mayor outlines 2019 plans

Public safety, traffic management, stimulating growth and a new troll are all on the table

Rider Alert: M/V Finest out of service for repairs

Kitsap Transit’s fast ferry Melissa Ann will be operating the Kingston/Seattle route this afternoon, replacing M/V Finest as it is taken out of service to… Continue reading

Tribal chairman decries federal shutdown in letter

The chairman of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, Jeromy Sullivan, has urged President Donald Trump and policymakers to find a resolution to the government shutdown… Continue reading

Glitch blamed for lack of notification for sex offender housing

A community meeting to alert Poulsbo residents of a fourth sex offender to be housed at the Viking Way less restrictive alternative (LRA) group home… Continue reading

NOAA issues high wind alert, small craft advisory for Puget Sound, Hood Canal

An overnight wind advisory issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Jan. 2 will continue until 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3 for certain parts… Continue reading

Silverdale Way coffee stand robbed at gunpoint

Urban City Brew Company Owner Hercules Hubbell said the woman who ambushed an employee after approaching the coffee stand on foot around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday,… Continue reading

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