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NK boys swim celebrates successful season

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 5:00PM

“We had a terrific season,” North Kitsap head boys swim coach Greg Braun said.

Be prepared, not scared: ‘Map Your Poulsbo Neighborhood’ seminars April 19, 23 | Video

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 2:17PM

Following a natural disaster, such as a major earthquake, you and your neighbors can expect to be on your own for up to seven days. That’s according to many emergency-response agencies. In other words, your neighbors will be your first responders.

Poulsbo Piranha Swim Team performs strongly at March Madness Meet

  • Mar 7, 2016 at 1:00PM updated Mar 9, 2016 at 11:37AM

Although facing some stiff competition, the Poulsbo Piranhas delivered a strong performance in their first day, taking home 16 first-place ribbons.

Port of Poulsbo will propose annexing to UGA limits

  • Mar 11, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Mar 14, 2016 at 12:12PM

The Port of Poulsbo will ask voters to expand the district’s boundaries to the city limits, as well as Poulsbo’s Urban Growth Area. The port commission voted March 3 to place the measure on the Nov. 8 ballot. Port Manager Brad Miller said Lemolo and Scandia — two areas that overwhelmingly opposed an annexation measure in 2014 — will not be included in the proposed port district.

Poulsbo’s urban village dream: Housing, park, trails, YMCA fitness center envisioned at College Market Place

  • Mar 14, 2016 at 1:00PM updated at 5:16PM

Imagine living in a place where the shops, parks, medical offices, work, restaurants and schools are all within easy walking distance — a multigenerational neighborhood that offers a range of living choices and costs, a place with trees, walking trails and bike paths, and a park.

What is an urban village? Walkability, connectivity, and diversity

  • Mar 14, 2016 at 2:20PM

There was a time, at the beginning of the 20th century, when most Americans lived in villages or village-like neighborhoods within a city. Residents could walk to work, their children walked to a nearby school, and most of life’s needs — the butcher, the baker and candlestick maker, if you will — were also within easy walking distance.

Poulsbo Police Chief Alan Townsend resigns; 'I have become a distraction'

  • Mar 14, 2016 at 4:00PM updated at 6:01PM

Poulsbo Police Chief Alan Townsend resigned March 14, writing in a statement released by the mayor's office that "I have become a distraction to the city and more specifically the police department."

Sheriff's sergeant found intoxicated in car faced discipline, demotion

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 6:00AM updated Mar 16, 2016 at 5:47AM

Sheriff’s Sgt. Jim Porter, who drove his car home while intoxicated in October, faced demotion to deputy, suspension without pay for 30 working days, and suspension from his duties as a SWAT team tactical supervisor.

Fish Park's hidden gem | Kitsap Weekly

  • Dec 5, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Apr 7, 2016 at 2:21PM

With the exception of a small salmon mural along the sidewalk, the Lindvig Way bridge is about as ordinary as any other bridge — a gray mix of asphalt, concrete and guard rails. The understory of the bridge, however, is far from ordinary.

Local executive hired as the director of operations for the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 3:09PM

After a 26-day hiring process, the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce announced the appointment of E. Daniel Barry as its director of operations on March 16. Barry will oversee all elements of board governance, external marketing, strategic event planning, and staff management.

Poulsbo Beer Run makes a splash

  • Mar 21, 2016 at 1:07PM

Despite the rain, the annual Poulsbo Beer Run brought over 600 participants to run the 5k for charity — and beer on March 13.

Map Your Neighborhood program helped Point No Point become disaster-ready

  • Mar 21, 2016 at 1:00PM updated at 3:31PM

There’s no way to know if or when a disaster will strike. But you can be prepared. “People always want to know what do you do first after an earthquake or disaster,” said Billie Dunford, volunteer disaster preparedness coordinator for Point No Point View Estates. “I tell them, you don’t know what’s going to happen."

Strong opener for North Kitsap lacrosse

  • Mar 21, 2016 at 1:13PM

Strong opener for North Kitsap lacrosse, but state champ Bainbridge prevails 11-9

Former Poulsbo deputy police chief returns as public safety director

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 2:04PM

Former deputy police chief Shawn Delaney, who left the department amid cutbacks in 2010, is serving as public safety director until a new police chief is hired.

Byrnes announces candidacy for 23rd District state rep, position 2 | 2016 Election

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 9:23AM

Loretta Byrnes of Poulsbo has announced her candidacy for 23rd District state representative, position 2.

Motorist, Olmsted's employee help stunned driver out of burning car

  • Mar 25, 2016 at 2:25PM

A car and a pickup burned after a rear-end collision at Highway 305 and Hostmark Street, March 25.

Man dead in car crash at Clear Creek and Sherman Hill roads

  • Apr 19, 2016 at 8:51AM

A man was killed when a car crashed into a telephone pole early April 19 at Clear Creek and Sherman Hill roads

Will vote for 'None of the Above'

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 2:59PM

The country might be better off not having a President for four years than one of the candidates we are stuck to choose from.

Kitsap Weekly a 'wonderful vehicle'

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 2:58PM

Thank you for the wonderful color feature article in Kitsap Weekly about Kitsap Audubon’s April 14 program on "Birds of Prey." It’s a program that is especially popular with families and younger children.

Letter writer should practice what he preaches

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 3:16PM

If your goal was to express a position of “unbiased balance,” I must give you a failing grade. It is not acceptable to use rascally rhetoric, in which you are guilty of slanting, misquoting, and quoting out of context.

GOP senators are shirking their sworn Constitutional duties

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 3:11PM

The contention that the Senate’s refusal to consider the confirmation of Judge Garland is somehow justified is simply erroneous. The late Justice Scalia would no doubt agree that the inaction of Senate Republicans runs counter to the intent of the Constitution’s framers. The Senate has the right to vote down the President’s choice, but refusing consideration runs counter to the framers' design.

Port boundary expansion good for Poulsbo | In Our Opinion

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 4:21PM

Attract more businesses to Poulsbo. Create new jobs. Find a solution to erosion on Anderson Parkway. Improve the health of Liberty Bay. Improve boat, plane and customer facilities at the Port of Poulsbo. Give yourself a voice in port matters. Spread taxpayer investment in the port across the entire city, not just a portion of it. That seems a good return for an investment of $75.

Neighbor’s dumping is illegal, morally wrong

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 3:10PM

I thought I had seen the end of neighbors dumping on other neighbors’ property when I moved to the small town of Poulsbo. How wrong could one person be?

Unfortunate coverage of police chief

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 3:09PM

In my opinion, the most newsworthy part of the article was the quote of the mayor, “When you have a position with a lot of turnover, it probably means you have inappropriate expectations.”

Thank you for supporting Girl Scouts

  • Apr 2, 2016 at 6:00AM

We are a troop of eighth-grade Girl Scouts. We have been selling cookies for eight years. Every year, we are incredibly grateful for the support we receive from the community.

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