When the Port of Poulsbo broached the topic of increasing its number of liveaboard slips with the City of Poulsbo earlier this year, it was answered with two main concerns: parking and the environment. Since then, the port came up with a proposal to address those concerns. When Poulsbo’s city council met with port representatives on Sept. 10 to discuss that proposal, they parted, again, with two concerns: parking and the environment.
A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled East Jefferson County and the Puget Sound region early Sept. 17
The quick actions of a woman who noticed flames coming from the front porch saved a 111-year-old New England-style home in this historical-landmark town early Sept. 18. The call came in at 4:46 a.m. after the barista in a nearby drive-thru coffee shop heard someone yelling “fire.”
One hundred years ago, the summer of 1914 was hot and dry, similar to this year. Several fires had foreshadowed the disaster to come to downtown Poulsbo.
Carefully, methodically, the old Point Julia landmark continued its disappearing act, its presence slowly erased piling by piling. A forklift operator extracted each pile with the precision of a dentist extracting a tooth: nudging it loose, then pulling it up and out. By 10 a.m. Sept. 15, five of 42 pilings lay on the beach.
The Suquamish Museum presents a new exhibit from the Burke Museum, "Salish Bounty: Traditional Native American Foods of Puget Sound," Oct. 25 to Dec. 31. Focusing on the revival of traditional Native foods, "Salish Bounty" is co-curated by Burke Museum archaeologists and Coast Salish advisers.
Andrea Ashworth received the title of 2014-15 S’Klallam Queen at the annual S’Klallam Days Royalty Pageant, Sept. 12. As Tribal royalty, she will represent the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe at events and serve as a positive role model for other S’Klallam youth.
The osprey at Strawberry Field have garnered quite a bit of attention after making a home on top of a light pole. And it seems that the young birds don’t want to share any of that attention.
The Facebook messages that led to the arrest of two of three juveniles for intimidating witnesses in a school-threat case allegedly included comments of hunting the witnesses down and killing them.
Poulsbo’s newest addition to its police force understands German, has run a marathon, and expects to retire in 12 years.
Kitsap birding: Young ospreys in Poulsbo study hard for winter fishing.
The state Supreme Court on Thursday found the state Legislature in contempt for not producing a detailed plan for funding public schools but won’t immediately punish lawmakers.
Pat Martinson watched as firefighters sprayed water on what had once been a fifth-wheel trailer nestled among a stand of trees on her Bond Road farm, Sept. 8. She was glad her granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Denahe and T.J. Bresser, were safe. The Bressers’ Australian shepherd too. But she regretted the couple’s setback. “They’ve been trying so hard to get ahead,” she said. “It’s going to be tough on them.”
Sebastian Khalil Carroll, 19, was arrested at the Bremerton Department of Corrections Office Sept. 10. He is being held on $100,000 bail and escape from community custody.
Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners will keep their names
All four people were arrested for allegedly making threats to harm witnesses in connection with the investigation into Smiley’s alleged threats against Kingston High School
Trooper Russ Winger, spokesman for Washington State Patrol, which investigated the July 23 crash, said investigators could find no evidence that the driver was negligent. The Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney’s office declined to prosecute.
A former Kingston High School student was charged in District Court on Sept. 8 with felony harassment for making threats to “shoot up” the school. Matthew Allen Smiley, 18, was arrested the morning of Sept. 5 at his Kingston home. He was arrested for felony harassment and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. He was formally charged in District Court with “felony harassment for making threats to kill.”
North Kitsap Fire & Rescue firefighters and staff are inviting the public to join them in marking the solemn anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks at a free community breakfast on Thursday from 7–10 a.m.
The Suquamish Tribe is requesting the Washington State Transportation Commission consider naming the new 144-car ferry Suquamish, to recognize the maritime history of the Suquamish people, the significant role the Tribe has played in the history of Washington state, and to commemorate the historical importance of the Suquamish waterfront to the Mosquito Fleet routes in the Central Puget Sound.