Terryl Asla

The new fireboat will be a specially-equipped, 28-foot aluminum boat built by North River Boats. Poulsbo’s fireboat will resemble the Clark County boat shown here.                                North River Boats/Contributed
The new fireboat will be a specially-equipped, 28-foot aluminum boat built by North River Boats. Poulsbo’s fireboat will resemble the Clark County boat shown here.                                North River Boats/Contributed
North Kitsap School Board candidate talk issues at forum

North Kitsap School Board candidate talk issues at forum

Where do the candidates differ? Voters got their first look on June 29

North Kitsap School Board candidate talk issues at forum
Loretta and Marion Sluys                                Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group

Downtown art a reminder of Sluys’ business presence

The family leaves behind a body of cultural art that remains a part of the local landscape

Loretta and Marion Sluys                                Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group
Poulsbo Fire Lt. Joe Vlach

Poulsbo Fire Department mourns death of ‘Nice Guy Joe’

PFD lieutenant struck by car while cycling

Poulsbo Fire Lt. Joe Vlach
Artist’s rendering of “American Constellation,” the 175 passenger liner that next year will join her sister ship, “American Spirit,” in stopping at Poulsbo.                                American Cruise Lines/contributed

Second cruise ship coming to Poulsbo

Port, city officials see economic boon to old downtown if mooring problem can be solved

Artist’s rendering of “American Constellation,” the 175 passenger liner that next year will join her sister ship, “American Spirit,” in stopping at Poulsbo.                                American Cruise Lines/contributed
Candidates for Central Kitsap School Board square off

Candidates for Central Kitsap School Board square off

Here’s where they stand on the issues

Candidates for Central Kitsap School Board square off
A time-honored tradition

A time-honored tradition

The USCGC Sea Ray’s cannon boomed out 13 times across Liberty Bay

A time-honored tradition
In the early morning of June 22, the driver of a stolen vehicle crashed through this security gate at the Bremerton Police Department parking lot. He crashed through a second gate in an effort to flee the scene and then crashed again several blocks away and, finally, fled on foot. The suspect is in custody.                                Bremerton Police Department/courtesy

Gate crasher arrested in Bremerton

Suspect driving stolen van crashes through Bremerton Police Department security gates

In the early morning of June 22, the driver of a stolen vehicle crashed through this security gate at the Bremerton Police Department parking lot. He crashed through a second gate in an effort to flee the scene and then crashed again several blocks away and, finally, fled on foot. The suspect is in custody.                                Bremerton Police Department/courtesy
Police pursuit leads to one arrest, driver escapes in second stolen vehicle | Update

Police pursuit leads to one arrest, driver escapes in second stolen vehicle | Update

PORT ORCHARD — A second stolen vehicle has been found and one suspect has been charged in an early morning police pursuit. It all began… Continue reading

Police pursuit leads to one arrest, driver escapes in second stolen vehicle | Update
Why is the new 4th Avenue walk gravel instead of cement?

Why is the new 4th Avenue walk gravel instead of cement?

And the answer is … well, read on

Why is the new 4th Avenue walk gravel instead of cement?
The lighting of the candles.                                Terryl Asla | Kitsap News Group

Bremerton vigil honors crew members of the USS Fitzgerald

Some offered prayers. Others spoke words of comfort for the sailors’ families.

The lighting of the candles.                                Terryl Asla | Kitsap News Group
Four new Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office employees to take oath of office

Four new Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office employees to take oath of office

PORT ORCHARD — At 5:30 p.m. on June 26, Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office will hold an Oath of Office ceremony to swear in four new… Continue reading

Four new Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office employees to take oath of office
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)
You won’t find a greeting card in stores

You won’t find a greeting card in stores

But this week belongs to the ‘Garbage Man’

You won’t find a greeting card in stores
Must-see film showcase June 21 at SEEFilm

Must-see film showcase June 21 at SEEFilm

2017 Olympic College Student Film event has something for everyone

Must-see film showcase June 21 at SEEFilm
‘Glorified goat trail’ gets gravelled

‘Glorified goat trail’ gets gravelled

Crews leveling and widening dirt path on 4th Avenue NE

‘Glorified goat trail’ gets gravelled
Tall ships drop anchor in Kitsap ports

Tall ships drop anchor in Kitsap ports

BROWNSVILLE — Late June 13, the schooner Mycia dropped hook at the Port of Brownsville. A handmade, wooden, two-masted, gaff-rigged fishing schooner homeported in Sitka,… Continue reading

Tall ships drop anchor in Kitsap ports
Poulsbo fire commissioners honor local CPR heroes

Poulsbo fire commissioners honor local CPR heroes

POULSBO — This is a true story about how strangers can become friends — and how knowing CPR can save lives. On May 6, Susan… Continue reading

Poulsbo fire commissioners honor local CPR heroes
Sound West Group buying most of Sluys properties in downtown Poulsbo

Sound West Group buying most of Sluys properties in downtown Poulsbo

Company plans improvements, but ‘we’re not going to knock down buildings’

Sound West Group buying most of Sluys properties in downtown Poulsbo
Progress on Kitsap tall ship celebrated, but more work remains

Progress on Kitsap tall ship celebrated, but more work remains

BROWNSVILLE — “Hip-hip-huzzah! Hip-hip-huzzah! Hip-hip-huzzah!” More than 40 people belted out the traditional maritime cheer when volunteers laid the “whiskey plank” on the tall ship… Continue reading

Progress on Kitsap tall ship celebrated, but more work remains