Richard Walker

Left, Bremerton City Council member Greg Wheeler visits with supporters at The Toro Lounge, Aug. 1. Wheeler finished first in the primary for mayor. (Bob Smith/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton mayor: Wheeler, Lent advance to general election

BREMERTON — Election Day eve must have been tough for veteran campaigner Cary Bozeman. Patty Lent, the incumbent, was talking to a reporter, deftly seguing… Continue reading

Left, Bremerton City Council member Greg Wheeler visits with supporters at The Toro Lounge, Aug. 1. Wheeler finished first in the primary for mayor. (Bob Smith/Kitsap News Group)
A voters drops off his ballot at the Kitsap County Administration Building, Aug. 1. Ballots most be postmarked today or deposited into a ballot dropbox by 8 p.m. (Bob Smith/Kitsap News Group)

It’s Election Day; ballots due by 8 p.m.

Voters will narrow the field of candidates in Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, Central and North Kitsap

A voters drops off his ballot at the Kitsap County Administration Building, Aug. 1. Ballots most be postmarked today or deposited into a ballot dropbox by 8 p.m. (Bob Smith/Kitsap News Group)
Bremerton City Council District 1: Sullivan, Griffith lead

Bremerton City Council District 1: Sullivan, Griffith lead

BREMERTON — Bremerton City Council member Patricia Sullivan was the top finisher in her bid for a full term Aug. 1, receiving 310 votes to… Continue reading

Bremerton City Council District 1: Sullivan, Griffith lead
North Kitsap School Board: Worthington, Lockwood advance to general election

North Kitsap School Board: Worthington, Lockwood advance to general election

POULSBO — April Ferguson ran hard for North Kitsap School Board District 3 — literally ran. While campaigning in the Breidablik neighborhood, she jogged rather… Continue reading

North Kitsap School Board: Worthington, Lockwood advance to general election
Gorman is top finisher in race for Bremerton City Council, District 3
Gorman is top finisher in race for Bremerton City Council, District 3
Michael Lunn is interviewed by Poulsbo Police Officer Gary Westerfield after the alleged assault at Lunn’s home. Lunn said he swung at the alleged victim after the man entered Lunn’s house; police believe the swinging started outside. (Poulsbo Police Department)

Assault, or lawful defense? Jury will decide

POULSBO — Michael Lunn said he was asleep on his living room couch at about 1 a.m. on Nov. 23, 2016 when he was awakened… Continue reading

Michael Lunn is interviewed by Poulsbo Police Officer Gary Westerfield after the alleged assault at Lunn’s home. Lunn said he swung at the alleged victim after the man entered Lunn’s house; police believe the swinging started outside. (Poulsbo Police Department)
According to the Kitsap County Assessor’s Office online database, the owner of 19559 Viking Ave. NW owes three years in back taxes. (File photo)

Deteriorating building’s condition goes unchecked

19559 Viking Ave. NW is on city and public health radar, but it goes unchecked

According to the Kitsap County Assessor’s Office online database, the owner of 19559 Viking Ave. NW owes three years in back taxes. (File photo)
Sailors from Naval Base Kitsap carry a canoe to the lawn outside the House of Awakened Culture, July 20, during the 2017 Canoe Journey. Canoe families are traveling to We Wei Kai and Wei Wai Kum First Nations territory at Campbell River, B.C. Suquamish was an early stop for Puget Sound indigenous nations traveling in the annual gathering of Northwest canoe cultures. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

Interest in Canoe Journey continues to grow — here and abroad

100 canoes are expected to arrive at We Wei Kai/Wei Wai Kum

Sailors from Naval Base Kitsap carry a canoe to the lawn outside the House of Awakened Culture, July 20, during the 2017 Canoe Journey. Canoe families are traveling to We Wei Kai and Wei Wai Kum First Nations territory at Campbell River, B.C. Suquamish was an early stop for Puget Sound indigenous nations traveling in the annual gathering of Northwest canoe cultures. (Richard Walker/Kitsap News Group)

State panel will determine whether Duggal gets medical license back

The commission presented its case July 17-19, Duggal’s attorney presents July 20-21

More than 250 tips received in Careaga murder case

More than 250 tips received in Careaga murder case

Van Gesen: ‘It’s taking a lot of time … but it’s very important we do things right’

More than 250 tips received in Careaga murder case

Prosecutor: ‘The victim wants this done’

Trial rescheduled for Sept. 25 in 1980s rape case

A prayerful DeShawn Joseph, in the Tulalip Tribes’ Big Brother canoe, at Point Julia during the 2013 Canoe Journey/Paddle to Quinault. (Richard Walker/2013)

The beauty and healing of the Canoe Journey | Kitsap Weekly

Annual gathering of Northwest Native canoe cultures is a ‘reconnection to our inherent birth rights’

A prayerful DeShawn Joseph, in the Tulalip Tribes’ Big Brother canoe, at Point Julia during the 2013 Canoe Journey/Paddle to Quinault. (Richard Walker/2013)
Jeromy Sullivan … elected to fifth term as Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe chairman. (Richard Walker/File photo)

Sullivan reelected to fifth term as Port Gamble S’Klallam chairman

LITTLE BOSTON — Jeromy Sullivan was elected July 10 to a fifth two-year term as chairman of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe. Sullivan was challenged… Continue reading

Jeromy Sullivan … elected to fifth term as Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe chairman. (Richard Walker/File photo)
The architect’s rendering of Fishline’s Comprehensive Services Center was on display at the groundbreaking and community picnic. (Ian A. Snively/Kitsap News Group)

Fishline’s new center will be completed in early 2018

POULSBO — North Kitsap Fishline has about $1 million to raise for its Comprehensive Services Center — $500,000 if the state Legislature approves the capital… Continue reading

The architect’s rendering of Fishline’s Comprehensive Services Center was on display at the groundbreaking and community picnic. (Ian A. Snively/Kitsap News Group)
Voters should have say in use of former police station site

Voters should have say in use of former police station site

I recently attended an open meeting at Poulsbo City Hall. A presentation was made by a developer which outlined his desire to purchase the city-owned… Continue reading

Voters should have say in use of former police station site
Q&A forums scheduled for candidates for Bremerton mayor, council

Q&A forums scheduled for candidates for Bremerton mayor, council

What are the issues, where do the candidates stand? You can find out at two upcoming forums.

Q&A forums scheduled for candidates for Bremerton mayor, council

Poulsbo Community Orchestra performs ‘Night at the Movies’

This program is billed as a “Night at the Movies” Pops Concert, with 65 musicians performing familiar cinema selections

Fishline’s Groundbreaking and Community Picnic — 12:30-4 p.m. at Fishline, 787 NW Liberty Lane, Poulsbo — also celebrates the non-profit’s 50 years of serving North Kitsap. (Rice Fergus Miller)
Fishline’s Groundbreaking and Community Picnic — 12:30-4 p.m. at Fishline, 787 NW Liberty Lane, Poulsbo — also celebrates the non-profit’s 50 years of serving North Kitsap. (Rice Fergus Miller)
Six arrested on suspicion of drug-related crimes in North Kitsap

Six arrested on suspicion of drug-related crimes in North Kitsap

HANSVILLE — Detectives with the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit and the West Sound Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested six people on suspicion of drug-related… Continue reading

Six arrested on suspicion of drug-related crimes in North Kitsap

Career moves in North Kitsap | Business

Bakke, Jackson join staff of Kitsap Physical Therapy POULSBO — Jarel Bakke, DPT, is Kitsap Physical Therapy Sports Clinics’ newest physical therapist. Bakke, a doctor… Continue reading