Poulsbo

Family, Friends and community members of Stonechild Chiefstick celebrated his 40th Birthday, which coincided with the Poulsbo Christmas Tree Lighting. (photos by Ashley Ann)

Friends and community mark Chiefstick’s birthday with vigil

Late last month, some 60 people gathered for a peaceful vigil during Poulsbo’s Christmas Tree Lighting in honor of Stonechild Chiefstick on what would have… Continue reading

Family, Friends and community members of Stonechild Chiefstick celebrated his 40th Birthday, which coincided with the Poulsbo Christmas Tree Lighting. (photos by Ashley Ann)
Gary McVey was sworn into his position on the Poulsbo City Council on Dec. 4.

McVey sworn into Poulsbo City Council Position 7

Gary McVey was sworn into his position on the Poulsbo City Council during its Dec. 4 council meeting. McVey ran unopposed during the 2019 election… Continue reading

Gary McVey was sworn into his position on the Poulsbo City Council on Dec. 4.
Mike Desmond was sworn in as a member of the North Kitsap School District by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson on Dec. 12, 2019.

New NKSD board members sworn in

The newly elected members of the North Kitsap School District were sworn into their positions by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson during the district’s Dec. 12… Continue reading

Mike Desmond was sworn in as a member of the North Kitsap School District by Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson on Dec. 12, 2019.
Task force talks affordable housing in Poulsbo

Task force talks affordable housing in Poulsbo

The Affordable Housing Task Force along with members of the Poulsbo City Council and Mayor Becky Erickson met last week to begin discussing ideas for… Continue reading

Task force talks affordable housing in Poulsbo
Poulsbo’s Julefest draws a crowd

Poulsbo’s Julefest draws a crowd

The Vikings came ashore once again and took over downtown Poulsbo for the Viking City’s annual Julefest Celebration. On Saturday the St. Lucia Bride was… Continue reading

Poulsbo’s Julefest draws a crowd
Vikings await the Lucia Bride’s lighting of the Julefest bonfire at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park. File photo

Poulsbo holiday tradition returns Saturday

While for many, Thanksgiving is the mark of the start of the holiday season, for Poulsbo its Scandinavian bazaar, Julefest bonfire, and the procession of… Continue reading

Vikings await the Lucia Bride’s lighting of the Julefest bonfire at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park. File photo
<em>Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Peninsula is at 19917 Seventh Ave. in Poulsbo.</em>                                Photo courtesy of SCCA

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance expanding services in Poulsbo

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is expanding its services and care options at its Poulsbo location. SCCA Peninsula began as a state of the art radiation… Continue reading

<em>Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Peninsula is at 19917 Seventh Ave. in Poulsbo.</em>                                Photo courtesy of SCCA
Poulsbo swim team expands to Olympic Aquatic Center

Poulsbo swim team expands to Olympic Aquatic Center

The Poulsbo Piranhas swim team has expanded its competitive swim program to the Olympic Aquatic Center in Bremerton. The Piranhas is a USA Swimming year-round… Continue reading

Poulsbo swim team expands to Olympic Aquatic Center
The front to the new McDonalds on Viking Ave sustained some minor damage after a driver hopped the curb when pulling into a handicap space.

Driver puts a dent in new McDonalds

At about 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 25 a driver put a bit of a dent in the brand new McDonald’s on Viking Way. According to… Continue reading

The front to the new McDonalds on Viking Ave sustained some minor damage after a driver hopped the curb when pulling into a handicap space.
December developments on Poulsbo’s waterfront

December developments on Poulsbo’s waterfront

Wow… does time truly fly! This is Scuttlebutt number 60, and the Port of Poulsbo is most appreciative to Sound Publishing and the North Kitsap… Continue reading

December developments on Poulsbo’s waterfront
Trees like this will be in businesses and Churches around Poulsbo for Fishlines Christmas Child Program. (photo courtesy of Fishline)

Fishline’s ‘Christmas Child’ program kicks off the holiday season

The holiday season has arrived at Fishline Foodbank and Comprehensive Services. The nonprofit organization has begun offering its “Christmas Child” program, where it invites the… Continue reading

Trees like this will be in businesses and Churches around Poulsbo for Fishlines Christmas Child Program. (photo courtesy of Fishline)
A notice map shows all of the business and areas informed about the potential construction of the Vanaheimr building ( Photo courtesy of Poulsbo Economic Development Department)

Poulsbo Hearing Examiner approves site plan for Vanaheimr building

On Nov. 18, Poulsbo Hearing Examiner Gary McLean officially approved a site plan review for the Vanaheimr mixed-use building, which will be located at the… Continue reading

A notice map shows all of the business and areas informed about the potential construction of the Vanaheimr building ( Photo courtesy of Poulsbo Economic Development Department)
Update | Poulsbo robbery suspect arrested

Update | Poulsbo robbery suspect arrested

Brian John Littke, the suspect in a Nov. 23 robbery near Poulsbo was arrested and booked into Kitsap County Jail on Nov. 25. At around… Continue reading

Update | Poulsbo robbery suspect arrested
Cybersecurity in Kitsap is done by students thanks to Pisces program through WWU

Cybersecurity in Kitsap is done by students thanks to Pisces program through WWU

Local college programs are working to fill the gaps in the cyber security industry. According to a CNBC article published Nov. 1, cybersecurity firms are… Continue reading

Cybersecurity in Kitsap is done by students thanks to Pisces program through WWU
Poulsbo Christmas tree lighting Nov. 29

Poulsbo Christmas tree lighting Nov. 29

Join the community at the corner of Viking Ave and Lindvig Way, by the Viking statue and ring in the holiday season during the annual… Continue reading

Poulsbo Christmas tree lighting Nov. 29
Poulsbo man arrested after allegedly using infant as ‘shield’ from police

Poulsbo man arrested after allegedly using infant as ‘shield’ from police

Alex Joseph Bullard, 25, was arrested Nov. 22 on charges of assault in the second degree and violation of a protection order. According to court… Continue reading

Poulsbo man arrested after allegedly using infant as ‘shield’ from police
<em>Leo Fried stands among the bright yellow signs that announce the retirement sale at his shop, Blue Heron Jewelry.</em>                                Ken Park/Kitsap News Group

Poulsbo’s Blue Heron Jewelry owner retiring after 40 years

After 40 years of building relationships in Poulsbo and the greater parts of western Washington, Blue Heron Jewelry will be closing its doors at the… Continue reading

<em>Leo Fried stands among the bright yellow signs that announce the retirement sale at his shop, Blue Heron Jewelry.</em>                                Ken Park/Kitsap News Group
Representatives from DSHS, SCC, and DOC held a forum at the Poulsbo Library to address public concerns regarding the SVP house on Viking Way

DSHS hosts forum on sex offender housing alternatives

Following up on their quick exit from a community notification meeting on Oct. 21, officials from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services… Continue reading

Representatives from DSHS, SCC, and DOC held a forum at the Poulsbo Library to address public concerns regarding the SVP house on Viking Way
(l-r) Lt. Bryson Eader, Capt. Brain Ramey, Lt. Bruce Lowrie, Capt. Kevin Vay, Battalion Chief Craig Becker. (photo courtesy of Poulsbo Fire Department)

Poulsbo firefighters receive awards and honors

On Nov. 20 Kitsap County Fire Protection District 18 also known as the Poulsbo Fire Department presented awards, honors, recognitions and promotions to several of… Continue reading

(l-r) Lt. Bryson Eader, Capt. Brain Ramey, Lt. Bruce Lowrie, Capt. Kevin Vay, Battalion Chief Craig Becker. (photo courtesy of Poulsbo Fire Department)
Fourth sex offender to arrive at Viking Way residence

Fourth sex offender to arrive at Viking Way residence

A controversial house on Viking Way near Poulsbo which houses convicted sexually violent predators (SVP’s) will be gaining a fourth resident in the days to… Continue reading

Fourth sex offender to arrive at Viking Way residence