According to remarks made at an earlier Public Safety/Legal Committee meeting, the ordinance is intended to offer help to those who are homeless by circumstance, while sending those who are homeless by choice “down the road.”
Owner of a bluff-top property thought he was following the rules. But that doesn’t ease the anxiety of homeowner at the toe of the slope
Poulsbo’s new police chief is Dan Schoonmaker (pronounced “Skoon-maker”), the city human resources department reported Oct. 12. He will start on Dec. 5. His salary will be $133,849.
The steampunk mermaid that sculptor R. J. Murphy is creating for a client in Port Townsend will be jointed so it can move. What makes this novel idea even more novel is that he ís making it out of porcelain china.
Subtle changes make a big difference to the local dining experience.
This is part two of a two-part story on changes in the Kingston business community.
Draft ordinances on camping and loitering were on the agenda of the Public Safety Committee recently.
Was Liberty Bay ever officially named? Yes. And that’s where the story gets interesting …
About 30 past, present and future Marines and their spouses came together July 30 to weed and prune the Kitsap County Fairgrounds in preparation for the Kitsap County Fair.
A nonprofit organization is reportedly making progress in improving a beach access path located on county property at the end of James Street in Suquamish.
Deputy Police Chief Andy Pate says it will probably take “as much as a month” for Poulsbo to name its new chief of police. “They’re not taking any chances this time,” he said.
At its July 20 meeting, the Poulsbo City Council learned the findings from the survey they commissioned to explore the feasibility of building a YMCA in Poulsbo.
July 18 is D-Day — Demolition Day — for the old Poulsbo City Hall, 19050 Jensen Way.
Finalists for the Poulsbo police chief position will be interviewed on Aug. 15 by a panel that will include the mayor and two City Council members. A public “meet and greet” with the finalists will take place on Aug. 14 or 15.
Demolition of the old city hall on Jensen Way could take place as early as July 18.
City and port representatives met July 7 at City Hall to search for common ground with regard to replacing the restroom facilities at the marina and in Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park. They agreed on five items.
Mayor Becky Erickson pulled consideration of Central Highland Homes’ application to build more homes at the Summerset development, at the July 6 City Council meeting.
uly 5 at 6:30 p.m., Poulsbo Parks and Recreation kicks off its free Summer Nights at the Bay concert series with the Voetberg Family Band, at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park. Families are invited to bring a picnic dinner and head down to the waterfront for some fun, music and dancing.
KINGSTON — In response to the June 2 findings of the State Auditor regarding the loss of public funds at the Port of Kingston, port Executive Director Jim Pivarnik is recommending that the port take prudent action.
For the third year in a row, Chief Kitsap Academy has a 100 percent graduation rate. Through the school’s version of the Running Start program, five students graduated with 28 hours of college credit. Several were the first in their families to graduate from high school.
The city has let a contract to have the two condemned houses on 8th Avenue and above Centennial Park surveyed for hazardous materials so they can be torn down.
The City Council has voted to replace the city’s annual budget planning with a two-year budget process. At the June 8 meeting, Finance Director Deborah Booher presented the pros and cons of the a two-year, or biennial, budget planning process.
Keith Svarthumle, who was one of Lund’s foremen and a long-time PW employee, had been unofficially serving as his assistant, Lund told council members, and he wanted to make it official. And they agreed.