Sound West Group of Bremerton has approached the city with interest of purchasing the 24,829-square-foot property in downtown Poulsbo.
Police arrested two suspects for using fraudulent gift cards at local businesses, and are asking shops to come forward if they believe the two men visited their store. "On (Dec. 9), we had at least two bad guys in town that were trying to use fake/fraudulent gift cards to make store purchases or buy additional gift cards," Poulsbo Police Chief Al Townsend wrote in an email. "They tried this routine in at least three Poulsbo businesses.”
The 18-year-old who threatened to shoot a gun in Kingston High School pleaded guilty and was released from custody Dec. 12. Matthew Allen Smiley was sentenced to three months in the Kitsap County Corrections Center, the standard sentence. Because he received credit for time served and it was his first offense, Smiley was released after pleading guilty.
The 10:25 a.m. sailing from the Washington State Ferries terminal in Kingston was delayed due to a medical emergency on the Tokitae.
The body of a man discovered washed up on a Kingston beach the afternoon of Dec. 9 has been identified as Lawrence E. Zane, 73, of Burien.
An estimated 33,000 Puget Sound Energy customers were still without power at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 12, after an overnight wind storm downed trees and power lines in the region.
The Queen of Sheba, a 105-foot wooden boat, has been towed from the muddy banks of Lemolo, where it was beached, to the Port of Poulsbo's marina. With the tide coming in and with fresh morning light, the boat was towed from Lemolo to the port's marina at approximately 7:12 a.m. on Dec. 12.
Widespread outages reported in North Kitsap; 44,712 affected in Puget Sound Energy's service area
Scarlet Road helps victims escape sexual exploitation. A Poulsbo police officer is on suspension pending an investigation by Washington State Patrol. A disabled 105-foot boat is grounded in Liberty Bay. The Poulsbo Lions/Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund continues to grow. Those are among the top stories in the Dec. 12 North Kitsap Herald, available now at newsstands and in stores.
The Queen of Sheba, a 105-foot boat, has been blown about Liberty Bay in high winds since Dec. 9. It is currently beach on the shore of Lemolo.
The Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management activated the county’s Severe Weather Shelter Plan on Dec. 11. Both shelters will open Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. and remain open until Dec. 12 at 7 a.m. The shelters are at Bremerton Food Line, 1600 12th St., Bremerton; and North Kitsap Fire & Rescue, 26642 Miller Bay Road NE, Kingston. For information on getting to a shelter, call 211.
Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson made a case for raising utility rates and implementing new taxes at the City Council's Dec. 10 meeting.
By establishing that date, the city can now move forward with advertising for her replacement.
The third of four stories in a North Kitsap Herald special holiday series, Neighbors Helping Neighbors. Scarlett Road assists women leaving exploitation and human trafficking.
A man's body was discovered on a beach between Indianola and Kingston on the afternoon of Dec. 9.
The 144-vehicle Hyak will temporarily replace the 188-vehicle Walla Walla on the Edmonds-Kingston ferry route Dec. 12 through Dec. 16.
A 105-foot motor yacht grounded on the north end of Liberty Bay at about noon Dec. 9, just off the beach at the end of Bovela Lane. Earlier in the morning, a smaller cabin cruiser was tied up to the motor yacht, reportedly trying to help it set anchor. Strong winds pushed the Queen of Sheba across the bay, where it collided with a sailboat and knocked the sailboat off anchor.
A Poulsbo Police Department officer is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation by the Washington State Patrol into an allegation made by his estranged wife, a Kitsap County Sheriff’s officer.
The Kingston Severe Weather Shelter is open Dec. 9.
The Lucia Bride lights the bonfire at the Dec. 6, 2014 Julefest, at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park