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Dragonfly staff member Amy Vanderpool stars in an homage to 'The Shining' to promote its screening at the Port Orchard theater.

Dragonfly Cinema makes promotional spoof of cult film | Kitsap Week

Port Orchard cinema makes homage to "The Shining" to promote its run at the theater.

 

A graphic produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration indicates that western Washington is likely to experience drought conditions this summer.

Kitsap likely to dodge drought

As winter ends, many Washington communities are on alert for coming drought conditions. Kitsap, however, is not likely to be one of those communities.

 

State reports spike in sexually transmitted illnesses

Kitsap County among highest hit by outbreak of gonorrhea.

 

John Zetty’s boathouse sits at anchor in Liberty Bay on Dec. 1. DNR is accepting bids to have the boathouse destroyed

Time is running short for boathouse in Liberty Bay

John Zetty had 30 days to remove his boathouse after he anchored it in the bay, after the Port of Poulsbo evicted him from the marina for repeated late payment of moorage fees. That deadline passed on Nov. 29.

John Zetty’s boathouse sits at anchor in Liberty Bay on Dec. 1. DNR is accepting bids to have the boathouse destroyed
The old city hall property sits in the shadow of Poulsbo's new city hall

Bainbridge buyer hopes to place hotel in downtown Poulsbo

The question as to when, or if, the City of Poulsbo would sell a valuable piece of downtown real estate has been answered: a Bainbridge Island businessman has purchased the former city hall property. "The main idea is a hotel," said Michael Burns, who purchased the property from the city in early June.

The old city hall property sits in the shadow of Poulsbo's new city hall

Fishline provides toys for 400 kids in Poulsbo

Fishline’s Giving Trees have come down. But for the food bank and charitable service, the job isn’t finished.

Dubek and Longshore no longer suspects in Easter robbery

Sheriff's detectives have abandoned their investigation, and prosecutors have dropped charges, against two men accused of robbing a Poulsbo home on Easter.

Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance presented to the city this mockup of a pump track they plan to develop on a former ballfield on Little Valley Road.

Pump track coming to Little Valley Road

Little Valley field will become a pump track for bikes, but the Diamond Dusters softball league that was vying for the site didn't walked away empty handed.

Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance presented to the city this mockup of a pump track they plan to develop on a former ballfield on Little Valley Road.
Miss Bean helped save the life of her human mom last summer.

Honoring heroes in the family | Kitsap Week

Honoring Kitsap family members, their life-saving efforts, and more.

Miss Bean helped save the life of her human mom last summer.
Linda Berry-Maraist ... has served on the Poulsbo City Council since 2008.

Poulsbo City Council member Berry-Maraist says she’ll resign ‘some time’ after end of year

"It is with some sadness that I announce my plans to resign from City Council some time after the end of 2014," Berry-Maraist said at the conclusion of the council's Nov. 19 meeting. "I'll work with the [council's] finance/administration committee and staff and confirm a final date to allow a smooth transition."

Linda Berry-Maraist ... has served on the Poulsbo City Council since 2008.

Man charged in Walmart syringe incident

A Kingston man has been charged with allegedly placing a syringe in a sausage at Poulsbo's Walmart. Daniel Oaks Thieman, 33, has been charged with malicious mischief and placing a harmful object in food.

City will prosecute minor offenses, end contract with county prosecutor

The City of Poulsbo will end its contract with the Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office for prosecution services in Municipal Court, in favor of bringing the job closer to home.

Bushel & Barrel is the first ciderhouse in Kitsap

Bushel & Barrel rolls out its first kegs of cider | Kitsap Week

Imbibe: Bushel & Barrel Ciderhouse boasts itself as the first ciderhouse in Kitsap. It rolled out its first kegs in January and its cider has slowly filled local markets and pubs.

Bushel & Barrel is the first ciderhouse in Kitsap
Poulsbo residents brainstorm ideas for a new park

Resident input sought for new Poulsbo park

A brainstorming effort with Poulsbo residents produced a range of ideas for a new park slated for the corner of Noll Road and Mesford Street, such as playgrounds, picnic tables, a rock climbing wall, and more.

Poulsbo residents brainstorm ideas for a new park
Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern and Mayor Becky Erickson get ready to take a ride on Kitsap Transit's Poulsbo bus

Getting around Poulsbo just got easier. And it’s free

Poulsbo is a city on the move: population, downtown events, updated roads. And now residents and visitors have a little extra help getting around. Kitsap Transit began a new bus route — route 44 — on Feb. 1, which loops around Poulsbo’s most visited locales, such as downtown and Olympic College.

Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern and Mayor Becky Erickson get ready to take a ride on Kitsap Transit's Poulsbo bus
The knights of Spamalot at Bainbridge Performing Arts. From left

A lot of spam, music, some spam, laughs and spam | Kitsap Week

"Spamalot," a musical version of "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" takes the stage at Bainbridge Performing Arts in December.

The knights of Spamalot at Bainbridge Performing Arts. From left

Driver may have used cell phone before 305 crash

A cell phone has been included as evidence in the case against the Poulsbo man accused of causing a crash near Suquamish Way and Highway 305, Dec. 16.

Dr. Narinder Duggal of Poulsbo lost his medical license Feb. 13.

Duggal to appeal medical commission’s findings

Dr. Narinder Duggal will appeal in Superior Court the state decision that stripped him of his medical license. Thomas Olmstead recently took over as Duggal's lawyer. He will represent Duggal as they appeal the surrender of his medical license, and in civil lawsuits brought by several of Duggal's patients. He is also representing Duggal in a malpractice lawsuit against the doctor's former lawyers. Olmstead said the case against Duggal was not properly handled by previous counsel.

Dr. Narinder Duggal of Poulsbo lost his medical license Feb. 13.
This year’s $1

2014 CVG art show awards $9,000 in prizes | Kitsap Week

The annual CVG show and competition has announced its 2014 winners, but the round of honors is not quite finished. The people's choice award remains to be claimed as the show continues this month.

This year’s $1

3 months for sticking syringe in meat

Daniel Oaks Thieman, 33, of Kingston, pleaded guilty to malicious mischief in a Kitsap County District Court.