Nick Twietmeyer

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

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