Sophie Bonomi

For some, the Poulsbo Cemetery upgrades are a labor of love

POULSBO — Many people contributed to the restoration of the Poulsbo Cemetery: city Public Works employees, the Friends of Poulsbo Cemetery Committee led by City… Continue reading

Kingston Weather Shelter prepares for winter

The shelter opening opens when temperatures are below freezing, or one inch of snow or one inch of rain is reported for two days.

North Kitsap loses 34-0 to Archbishop Murphy

POULSBO — Archbishop Murphy’s r0ad to the first round of the 2A State Football Tournament was paved with five forfeits. North Kitsap’s path was paved… Continue reading

Respect all, fear none: Vikings host ATM Nov. 11

POULSBO — With the state football championships on the rise, there’s no room for losers. As North Kitsap prepares to play 2A Cascade Conference champion… Continue reading

For the love of the show: Kingston High School presents “Little Shop of Horrors”

KINGSTON — Producing a play is a lot of work. But producing a musical is even harder. From set design, lighting, props, costume and makeup… Continue reading

Vikings defeat Orting 44-21; Archbishop Thomas Murphy is next | Road to State

POULSBO — The North Kitsap Vikings defeated the Orting Cardinals 44-21 Nov. 4 to advance to the first round of the 2A State Football Tournament.… Continue reading

Actor Tatanka Means tells students: ‘See yourself doing and succeeding’

Actor Tatanka Means shares the power of positive thinking, and living, with Kingston students

Local teams in state title race | Post-season

North Kitsap senior Briann George scored the first three goals of the game to propel the Vikings girls soccer team to a 7-0 win Oct. 29 over River Ridge in the WCD 2A Girls Soccer Tournament opener.

Loving the skin you’re in | Kitsap Weekly

Documentary and movement are challenging the way people view their bodies, and others’

‘This is the calm before the storm’: Local firefighters help in Haiti

“I’ve always wanted a job that actually mattered if I showed up for work,” Poulsbo firefighter/EMT Tevia Friedman said during a layover in Miami on Oct. 17. Friedman, along with EMPACT Northwest Operations Director Jake Gillanders, and Poulsbo Fire Department paramedic, were waiting for the rest of their team to arrive. They would depart for Beaulieu, Haiti less than 48 hours later.

Family displaced by house on fire on Rova Road; no injuries

A young family is without a home after a fire heavily damaged their house on NE Rova Road, Nov. 30. At 11:40 a.m., Poulsbo Fire Department was dispatched to the home after the 25-year old homeowner reported flames in the basement.

Kitsap youth rally for human rights

20 years after Laramie, LGBTQ teens still find acceptance elusive

District officials: Parents should have been notified sooner regarding gas odors at Poulsbo Elementary

Poulsbo Elementary School principal Claudia Alves didn’t notify parents of gas-like odors that forced the evacuation of their classrooms — on Sept. 17 and 25 — until Sept. 28.

Thanks to kindergarten, overall enrollment is up in North Kitsap School District

Fewer students than were projected have settled into North Kitsap schools for the 2015-16 school year. But the enrollment number is still up over last school year, and that means more average-daily-attendance funding from the state.

Local wrestler places sixth at Reno World’s

In their final two-hour practice for 23 members selected to go to the Reno World’s Championship, it was intense as the team prepared to test their mettle against 3,000 other contestants in the most prestigious youth wrestling event in the country.

Making school history: A look at how KHS boys swimmers won a state title

The Kingston boys swim team won the 200 medley relay at the Class 2A state boys swimming and diving championships in Federal Way on Feb. 20.

Ryan Hoskins hopes to bag a title

It’s just a typical day for Central Market courtesy clerk Ryan Hoskins. As he quickly and agilely scans customers’ delicate groceries, he mentally prepares himself for a unique competition judged on speed, style and technique. Hoskins, of Indianola, will compete in Spokane for the honor of representing Washington at the 30th annual National Grocers Association Best Bagger Competition.

Pedestrian struck by moving vehicle in downtown Poulsbo crosswalk

At about 4 p.m. April 25, Fabiola Sanso crossed Front Street from Hot Shots Java to meet her husband, in a parked car across the street, and was struck in the crosswalk by a VW Passat that was backing up.

Poulsbo Beer Run makes a splash

Despite the rain, the annual Poulsbo Beer Run brought over 600 participants to run the 5k for charity — and beer on March 13.