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Miss Poulsbo honored by mayor, City Council

Miss Poulsbo honored by mayor, City Council

POULSBO — As its first action of the new year on Jan. 4, the Poulsbo City Council presented the outgoing 2016 Miss Poulsbo, Kaitlyn Morrell,… Continue reading

Miss Poulsbo honored by mayor, City Council

Resurfacing Little Anderson Parkway on Poulsbo waterfront to begin Jan. 23

POULSBO — There will be a public meeting at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 8 in the City Council Chambers to discuss the upcoming work on Little… Continue reading

Goings-on in our Navy town | Kitsap Military Times

Goings-on in our Navy town | Kitsap Military Times

Wreaths Across America Across the nation, thousands of people placed wreaths on the graves of veterans Dec. 17. Capt. Edward A. Schrader, commanding officer of… Continue reading

Goings-on in our Navy town | Kitsap Military Times
Above left, challenge coins — a military tradition — are presented to Toys for Tots volunteers. Above, Marines in dress uniforms doff their covers and get down to work with volunteers from the Marine Corps League.                                 Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group

Ooh rah, it’s Christmas!

BREMERTON — Want to rekindle the true spirit of Christmas and that magical feeling of joy that you felt as a child? Come down to… Continue reading

Above left, challenge coins — a military tradition — are presented to Toys for Tots volunteers. Above, Marines in dress uniforms doff their covers and get down to work with volunteers from the Marine Corps League.                                 Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group
Jeremy Robinson and his wife Karli. Robinson is the new Poulsbo Community Services Officer. He was sworn in at the Dec. 14 Poulsbo City Council meeting.

New police officer — and new biennial city budget —for Poulsbo

City Council welcomes new officer and his wife, approves budget and comprehensive plan at Dec. 14 meeting.

Jeremy Robinson and his wife Karli. Robinson is the new Poulsbo Community Services Officer. He was sworn in at the Dec. 14 Poulsbo City Council meeting.
The straight poop on Mutt Mitts | Poulsbo Beat

The straight poop on Mutt Mitts | Poulsbo Beat

POULSBO — Pet poop. “Your dog. Your doodie. No excuses!” OK, it’s not a pollution problem on the order of, say, runoff from streets and… Continue reading

The straight poop on Mutt Mitts | Poulsbo Beat
Martha & Mary executive director puts people first

Martha & Mary executive director puts people first

POULSBO—Lynette Ladenburg jumped right into her new job as chief executive officer of Martha & Mary. She started work on Oct. 31 and on Nov.… Continue reading

Martha & Mary executive director puts people first
Watch out for packaging that has been opened and retaped (Terryl Asla / Kitsap News Group)

Buyer beware: Watch out for packaging that has been opened and retaped | Poulsbo Beat

BROWNSVILLE — Last night, my wife and I bought a designer electric heater at the Walmart in East Bremerton. With visions of a toasty evening… Continue reading

Watch out for packaging that has been opened and retaped (Terryl Asla / Kitsap News Group)
Emergency personnel prepare a person’s body for transport, Dec. 8 at Brownsville Marina. (Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group)

Body recovered from beneath Illahee Bridge

BROWNSVILLE — At 11:40 a.m. Nov. 8, a 9-1-1 caller reported the body of a hanged man under the middle of the bridge at the… Continue reading

Emergency personnel prepare a person’s body for transport, Dec. 8 at Brownsville Marina. (Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group)

Boughton named Poulsbo’s planning director

POULSBO — The Poulsbo City Council approved Mayor Becky Erickson’s appointment of Karla Boughton as director of Planning and Economic Development, at its Dec. 7… Continue reading

New apartments proposed on NE Hostmark

POULSBO—More apartments appear to be in the offing in Poulsbo. Poulsbo 40 of Kirkland has passed the latest hurdle in its effort to expand its… Continue reading

State: For every $100 increase in the average rent, homelessness increases 15 to 32 percent

POULSBO — For every $100 increase in the average rent, homelessness increases 15 to 32 percent, according to the state Department of Commerce. The average… Continue reading

New Poulsbo police chief is on the job

New Poulsbo police chief is on the job

POULSBO—It’s Dec. 5 and Dan Schoonmaker, Poulsbo new chief of police is on the job. He’s so new his voice mail still has a message… Continue reading

New Poulsbo police chief is on the job
Kitsap Military Times and KitsapDailyNews.com have launched a 12-month series looking back at Kitsap’s role — and how local lives were changed — during World War II. (Page design by Bryon Kempf)

George family made numerous contributions to the war effort | Kitsap Goes to War

By Ted George’s count, the George family has a combined 250 years of service to the U.S. government. It all began in 1915 when the… Continue reading

Kitsap Military Times and KitsapDailyNews.com have launched a 12-month series looking back at Kitsap’s role — and how local lives were changed — during World War II. (Page design by Bryon Kempf)
Affordable housing crisis: The causes, and the cure

Affordable housing crisis: The causes, and the cure

North Kitsap Fishline provides key support services for homeless and low-income persons living in North Kitsap. Its executive director, Mary Nader, talked with the North… Continue reading

Affordable housing crisis: The causes, and the cure

Public hearing on Comprehensive Plan update scheduled for Dec. 14

POULSBO— Maintain Poulsbo’s “historic, small-town quaint character” with a “strong sense of community and shared [Norwegian] heritage.” Attract more businesses that offer “family wage” jobs… Continue reading

Affordable housing waiting list: Two years

POULSBO — Lack of affordable housing is the leading cause of homelessness. That’s one of the key findings in a report released Nov. 15 by… Continue reading

What is considered ‘affordable housing’?

POULSBO — The cost of mortgage or rent, and utilities, not exceeding 30 percent of an individual’s or a family’s monthly income. That’s how most… Continue reading

Emergency ordinance offers hope to people living in vehicles, tents in Kitsap County

PORT ORCHARD — Recognizing that the affordable housing crisis in Kitsap County has no short-term solution, the county has turned to churches, nonprofits and volunteers… Continue reading

Western Red Brewing moves one step closer to becoming Poulsbo’s fifth brewery

Western Red Brewing moves one step closer to becoming Poulsbo’s fifth brewery

POULSBO—Western Red Brewery, LLC received its conditional use permit from the city on Nov. 15. The owners are Marianna and Paul Smyth. It marks the… Continue reading

Western Red Brewing moves one step closer to becoming Poulsbo’s fifth brewery