Richard Walker

A rain-swollen Dogfish Creek overflows its banks, as seen from an office window at Coffee Oasis, Dec. 19. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group

Two houses on Dogfish Creek coming down in January

Next, the city will restore the stream channel, flood plain, and riparian buffer

A rain-swollen Dogfish Creek overflows its banks, as seen from an office window at Coffee Oasis, Dec. 19. Nick Twietmeyer/Kitsap News Group
Don’t expect quick passage of Capital Budget in new session

Don’t expect quick passage of Capital Budget in new session

Do expect more negotiation on Hirst fix

Don’t expect quick passage of Capital Budget in new session
Troopers consult at the site where a woman was struck by a car, Dec. 15 in the crosswalk at Front Street and Torval Canyon Road. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Pedestrian safety: City Council will ‘try to come up with solutions’

Residents call for improvements after two pedestrians struck by cars

Troopers consult at the site where a woman was struck by a car, Dec. 15 in the crosswalk at Front Street and Torval Canyon Road. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Authorities are trying to figure out what spurred couple’s deaths

Social media images show a couple happy and in love

Troopers consult at the site where a woman was struck by a car, Dec. 15 in the crosswalk at Front Street and Torval Canyon Road. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Woman struck by car on Front Street dies at Harborview

Pamela A. Romberg died at 6:43 p.m. Dec. 15, Washington State Patrol reported

Troopers consult at the site where a woman was struck by a car, Dec. 15 in the crosswalk at Front Street and Torval Canyon Road. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)
<em>Tara Battaglia receives the Leo of the Year award for Lions Multiple District 19 from Past Council Chairman Enoch Rowland. Looking on is Past District Governor Jan Weatherly.</em>                                Contributed photo

Tara Battaglia named Leo of the Year; one of 38 in the world

POULSBO — Tara Battaglia received the Leo of the Year award for Lions Multiple District 19 from Past Council Chairman Enoch Rowland during a fall… Continue reading

<em>Tara Battaglia receives the Leo of the Year award for Lions Multiple District 19 from Past Council Chairman Enoch Rowland. Looking on is Past District Governor Jan Weatherly.</em>                                Contributed photo
This North Kitsap promotory has been known by different names: hahdskus, Point No Point, and Point No Point Light Station. But for generations of people, it’s also been known as home. (U.S. Lighthouse Society)                                 This North Kitsap promotory has been known by different names: hahdskus, Point No Point, and Point No Point Light Station. But for generations of people, it’s also been known as home. (U.S. Lighthouse Society)

Where time stands still: A new way to experience the beauty of Point No Point

Maggs House offers a special way to experience Point No Point

This North Kitsap promotory has been known by different names: hahdskus, Point No Point, and Point No Point Light Station. But for generations of people, it’s also been known as home. (U.S. Lighthouse Society)                                 This North Kitsap promotory has been known by different names: hahdskus, Point No Point, and Point No Point Light Station. But for generations of people, it’s also been known as home. (U.S. Lighthouse Society)
Troopers consult at the site where a woman was struck by a car, Dec. 15 in the crosswalk at Front Street and Torval Canyon Road. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Woman struck by car on Front Street; airlifted to Harborview

A 69-year-old woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after she was struck by a car

Troopers consult at the site where a woman was struck by a car, Dec. 15 in the crosswalk at Front Street and Torval Canyon Road. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)
From left, Fishline volunteers Linda Drew Fritz and Jean Haller sort donated items before Second Season Thrift Store opens Dec. 6. The thrift store is moving from 2,000-square-foot space on Anderson Parkway to a 5,000-square-foot site in Poulsbo Village. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Fishline’s Second Season Thrift Store moving to Poulsbo Village

Home Store building on 3rd Avenue placed on the market

From left, Fishline volunteers Linda Drew Fritz and Jean Haller sort donated items before Second Season Thrift Store opens Dec. 6. The thrift store is moving from 2,000-square-foot space on Anderson Parkway to a 5,000-square-foot site in Poulsbo Village. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)
Bill Webb

Webb resigns from North Kitsap School Board

POULSBO — North Kitsap School Board member Bill Webb resigned effective immediately Nov. 30, the school district reported Dec. 1. Webb, a school board member… Continue reading

Bill Webb
From left, Cindy Webster-Martinson is greeted at her swearing-in four years ago by her mother, Marilyn Wandrey, at the North Kitsap School District offices. (File photo)

Webster-Martinson will apply for North Kitsap School Board District 5 post

Her term ends Dec. 14; will seek position vacated by Bill Webb

From left, Cindy Webster-Martinson is greeted at her swearing-in four years ago by her mother, Marilyn Wandrey, at the North Kitsap School District offices. (File photo)
Vikings await the Lucia Bride’s lighting of the Julefest bonfire, Dec. 2 at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Julefest warmth abates winter chill

Poulsbo celebrates important cultural event

Vikings await the Lucia Bride’s lighting of the Julefest bonfire, Dec. 2 at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)
Poulsbo Lions donate $12K to Maritime Museum | Season of Giving

Poulsbo Lions donate $12K to Maritime Museum | Season of Giving

Poulsbo Maritime Museum president Tom Henderson, second from right, receives a $12,625 check from Poulsbo Lions Dennis Peters, John Macdonald and Dennis Tesch. The funds… Continue reading

Poulsbo Lions donate $12K to Maritime Museum | Season of Giving

Bukowsky will not accept Poulsbo City Council position

POULSBO – John R. Bukowsky has decided to not accept the Poulsbo City Council position to which he was elected on Nov. 7. That’s according… Continue reading

The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)
The county Public Works Department and the Government Affairs Committee have been working to spread the word about alternate routes to and from Old Town Silverdale. (Visit Kitsap)

National Weather Service issues warning of landslide risk

POULSBO — Weekend rain, combined with rain expected each day this week, has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a landslide warning for much… Continue reading

Poulsbo booster Bill Austin recovering from broken hip

Poulsbo booster Bill Austin recovering from broken hip

POULSBO — Poulsbo booster Bill Austin is at Martha & Mary, recovering from surgery to repair a broken hip and undergoing physical therapy. The bushy-haired… Continue reading

Poulsbo booster Bill Austin recovering from broken hip

Two crashes, one injury during Thanksgiving weekend

GORST — Two separate vehicle collisions over Thanksgiving weekend resulted in one injury, and serve as a reminder to consider road conditions when driving during… Continue reading

Paulson sentenced to 12 years for mid-1980s statutory rapes

Paulson sentenced to 12 years for mid-1980s statutory rapes

PORT ORCHARD — Former Poulsbo resident Ronald Lee Paulson will serve 12 years in prison for the mid-1980s rapes of a minor. He was on… Continue reading

Paulson sentenced to 12 years for mid-1980s statutory rapes
Clock is ticking for Kingston Food Bank

Clock is ticking for Kingston Food Bank

Rent money runs out in two years

Clock is ticking for Kingston Food Bank