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Identity theft suspect arrested; more arrests expected

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 2:27PM

The Poulsbo Police Department is investigating an identity theft case involving at least 41 victims, Deputy Chief John Halsted reported Jan. 21

Woman fatally injured in collision on Clear Creek Road

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 10:37AM

Poulsbo Fire Department, Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue, and Navy Region Northwest responded to the scene at 6:44 a.m. When crews arrived, they found a bystander, who was a construction worker, had used his own tools to remove the woman from her vehicle and had begun CPR on the woman, with other bystanders assisting. Medics took over but were not able to revive her.

Viking Cup soccer tournament returns to Poulsbo Memorial Day weekend

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 5:25PM

The Viking Cup soccer tournament, which traditionally attracted teams from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia, is returning. Look for 40 teams of all levels — premier, select, developmental and summer tournament — to converge on Poulsbo this Memorial Day weekend.

Demolition operations at NBK-Bangor Jan. 20-21

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 2:20PM

Naval Base Kitsap will conduct demolition operations that may involve noises and/or activity visible to the public Jan. 20 and 21, the public affairs office reported.

Want to start a business? Here's how

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 10:35AM

Kitsap Community Resources' Business Education Support Training program, or BE$T, will offer free “Get Ready For Business” workshops and orientations at 10 a.m. Jan. 22 at Poulsbo City Hall and 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at Kitsap Community Resources in Bremerton.

Bainbridge Island Rotary steps up with $50K challenge to support Morrow Manor

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 10:04AM

The Bainbridge Island Rotary Club announced its commitment this week to support the Morrow Manor Campaign to Build Brighter Tomorrows with a $50,000 matching challenge gift.

Lift up others, former Seattle mayor says at MLK celebration

  • Jan 19, 2016 at 3:04PM

CENTRAL KITSAP – Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. during the 22nd annual Kitsap County MLK celebration Jan. 18.

Buccaneers break Viking streak 57-56 in OT | Boys basketball

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 12:00PM updated at 4:08PM

The North Kitsap High School gym was filled with devoted fans Jan. 15 and the highly competitive rivals each had something to prove. The Vikings were on their home court, undefeated in the Olympic 2A league and No. 1 in the standings (6-0, 12-2). They had already beaten the Buccaneers 64-45 at Kingston earlier in the season and another win would solidify their league dominance.

What's Blooming at Lake Wilderness Arboretum

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Jan 18, 2016 at 1:35PM

The Lake Wilderness Arboretum Foundation (LWAF) is the nonprofit organization that serves as steward for Lake Wilderness Arboretum. Under a joint user agreement with the City of Maple Valley, LWAF operates per a set of approved bylaws and maintains the Arboretum to preserve, protect and display Northwest ecosystems and cultivated landscapes.

These hens are Hawks fans | Slice of life

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 10:30AM

Cindy and Dale Blattman's hens are Hawks fans. And, post-playoffs, the 12 flag is still proudly posted

Poulsbo officials auditing former city clerk’s records

  • Jan 16, 2016 at 10:00AM updated Jan 18, 2016 at 10:02AM

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson said she shared with city employees information about a former city clerk’s resignation to quell rumors floating around City Hall about the circumstances regarding the clerk’s departure. That has the former clerk’s husband crying foul, saying information about his wife’s resignation is confidential.

Local clowns join team of craniofacial plastic surgeons in Lima, Peru

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 10:00AM

Four clowns who are members of Poulsbo-based Caring Clowns International are headed to Peru Jan. 28 to Feb. 5, joining a team of craniofacial plastic surgeons who will be performing 20-25 surgeries in Lima.

Small dog had a big heart; inspires effort to help others | Kitsap Weekly

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 1:00PM updated Jan 16, 2016 at 10:09AM

Starr was such a people dog, her owner Toni Houck decided to do something for people.

Poulsbo city prosecutor resigns; will become assistant city attorney of Bremerton

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 5:04PM

Poulsbo City Prosecutor Kylie Purves has resigned to accept a position with the Bremerton City Attorney’s office. The Bremerton city attorney’s office confirmed she will serve as assistant city attorney. Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson, who was interviewing candidates for city prosecutor Jan. 15, said Purves has agreed to stay on until a new prosecutor is hired.

Wilson v. Newton: Top ranked NFL quarterbacks to face off Jan. 17

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 2:24PM

When the Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers meet in the NFL divisional playoffs on Sunday in Charlotte, North Carolina, the game will be a knock-down, drag-out affair between the two players who arguably have been the league’s best this season.

Port of Brownsville will maintain Keyport's docks

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Jan 15, 2016 at 10:50AM

Port of Brownsville staff will provide maintenance to the Port of Keyport’s marina under an interlocal agreement approved and signed by commissioners Jan. 13. The two port districts are neighbors, located midway between Bremerton and Poulsbo.

Navy says training proposal still in 'early stages of development'

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 8:00AM updated Jan 15, 2016 at 10:24AM

A Navy spokesman says a plan to use beaches, marinas and parks in the Puget Sound region, including Poulsbo, for special warfare training is only proposed, and that the public will be engaged “at the appropriate time” before any plan is implemented

'We can find the hope necessary to begin to feel safe again'

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 6:30PM

Sheriff Gary Simpson writes about the search for murder victim Robert Hood

Funding issues haunt Legislature’s response to court-ordered basic education reforms

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 5:22AM

Teachers’ compensation, teacher shortages, the educational opportunity gap and school districts’ operating levies are all on state legislators’ agenda this session as the state Supreme Court’s McCleary mandate — along with the court’s $100,000-per-day contempt citation — looms.

Shining a light on local history

  • Jan 12, 2016 at 10:23AM

Bainbridge Island artistic duo take part in regional history exhibition.

Cabin destroyed by fire, man injured

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 4:48PM

An 800-square-foot waterfront cabin was destroyed and a man was transported to a local hospital after a fire of undetermined origin early Jan. 11 on the northernmost tip of the Kitsap Peninsula.

Human needs likely to be impacted this year | 2016 Forecast

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 1:59PM

Looking back is easier, and we can surely report that, as we close out 2015, we are making progress. Fishline is seeing a slow, gradual decrease in the number of households needing help when compared to our peak in 2012. Folks are working again, access to affordable healthcare is increasing because of recent reforms and households are getting by through sharing resources and expressing a resilience that is inspiring to see.

Remembering, and celebrating, the dream | Kitsap Weekly

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 1:51PM

For many peoples, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream is still alive. And his leadership of the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s continues to inspire movements around the world.

A touch of divine intervention on Seahawks' side?

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 7:48AM

It's hard not to think some higher power intervened in Seattle's 10-9 wild-card playoff victory over Minnesota on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

While it wasn't pretty, any victory in the playoffs looks good

  • Jan 11, 2016 at 7:42AM

Now the Seahawks head to top-seeded Carolina next Sunday for the divisional round with the notion that fate is on their side.

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