State of Washington

Rep. Kilmer hosts Suquamish town hall

Before heading back to Washington D.C., Washington’s 6th District Representative Derek Kilmer — along with his 13-year-old daughter in tow — held a town hall… Continue reading

I-976 puts Johnson Parkway project on hold

The City of Poulsbo’s Johnson Parkway Project, which would see the construction of a roundabout along SR 305 at the Johnson Road intersection, is one… Continue reading

(courtesy of Washington Department of Health)
(courtesy of Washington Department of Health)

Seabeck fish barrier removal proposed to DOE

Department of Ecology is currently evaluating project to determine what action may be required

Western Red Brewing serves its tasters up on a slab of wood fitting to its milling aesthetic. (Photo by Ken Park)

New Year, new beers in Poulsbo

We are about a month into 2020 and its time to get those taste buds ready for some new brews that have been cooking up… Continue reading

Western Red Brewing serves its tasters up on a slab of wood fitting to its milling aesthetic. (Photo by Ken Park)

Elected officials stress climate legislation at local forum

Rep. Derek Kilmer, state Sen. Rolfes and Gov. Jay Inslee address climate change issues

Senator Rolfes visits Bremerton to discuss local issues

Christine Rolfes (D) has served as the Washington State Senator for the 23rd District since 2011

Senator Christine Rolfes and Mayor Becky Erickson held an open forum during Mayor Erickson’s Saturday office hours.

Sen. Rolfes shares office hours with Poulsbo mayor

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson was joined by Washington State Senator Christine Rolfes during her “office hours” last Saturday, in order to hear what Poulsbo would… Continue reading

Senator Christine Rolfes and Mayor Becky Erickson held an open forum during Mayor Erickson’s Saturday office hours.

Warren Ave. Bridge pedestrian improvements delayed by I-976

Local project is one of many statewide projects being postponed

Washington state bans vapor products containing vitamin E acetate

On Monday, Nov. 18 the Washington State Board of Health expanded its emergency rule banning the sale of flavored vapor products containing THC to include… Continue reading

(photo courtesy of Kitsap Audubon Society)

Kitsap Audobon Society to host Senator Christine Rolfes

Senator Christine Rolfes has been invited as a special guest to the Kitsap Audubon Society meeting on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the… Continue reading

(photo courtesy of Kitsap Audubon Society)

Salmon Tours return to Poulsbo

Salmon tours kick off this Saturday at Poulsbo’s Fish Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event celebrates the return of salmon to Kitsap… Continue reading

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise in Washington

Newly released data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that the rate of sexually transmitted diseases is on the rise in Washington… Continue reading

<em>The City of Poulsbo recently voted to extend a ban on the development of high risk secure facilities, similar to the LRA which houses sex offenders on Viking Way.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/ Kitsap News Group

Poulsbo extends ordinance restricting LRA development

The Poulsbo city council held a public hearing last Wednesday to extend an ordinance established back in April that prohibits the development of high risk… Continue reading

<em>The City of Poulsbo recently voted to extend a ban on the development of high risk secure facilities, similar to the LRA which houses sex offenders on Viking Way.</em>
                                Nick Twietmeyer/ Kitsap News Group
Partly Cloudy Vapor in Poulsbo Villiage next to the Dollar Store.

Vapor product ban means big impact to local shops

The Washington State Board of Health recently passed an emergency ban on the sale of flavored vapor products or any products that can be used… Continue reading

Partly Cloudy Vapor in Poulsbo Villiage next to the Dollar Store.

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe awarded $1.5 million in grant funding to enhance law enforcement

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is one of ten tribes in western Washington receiving grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice to enhance tribal… Continue reading

NKSD narrows down legislative priorities

On the business end of the North Kitsap School District’s (NKSD) Sept. 12 meeting, the school board narrowed down legislative priorities it would like to… Continue reading

AG Ferguson launches Hate Crime Working Group

Group intends to develop strategies and raise awareness of hate crimes and enhance law enforcement