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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.

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.

No rest for the weary: Power crews on alert for another wind storm Sunday

  • Mar 12, 2016 at 9:41PM

Keep your flashlights and candles handy: A major windstorm accompanied by heavy rains is expected to hit the Pacific Northwest, including Kitsap County, Sunday afternoon and evening, which could once again send residents in darkness for the second time in a week.

Remains, taken from burial site in 1841, being returned home

  • Mar 11, 2016 at 4:08PM

After 175 years, the ancestor is returning home. The National Museum of Natural History plans to repatriate to the Suquamish Tribe the remains of a person removed in 1841 from his or her burial site in what is now Port Orchard.

Silverdale Total Wine & More celebrates grand opening

  • Mar 11, 2016 at 12:14PM

SILVERDALE – Customers sampled wine and meandered through dozens of aisles full of a dazzling selection of liquor, wine and beer during Total Wine & More’s grand opening at The Trails at Silverdale March 10.

Portion of Brownsville Highway closed because of erosion, flooding

  • Mar 11, 2016 at 9:46AM

Brownsville Highway about one mile south of the Keyport turnoff remained closed at 9:30 a.m. March 11

Legislature and school districts continue seeking solutions to teacher shortage, school funding

  • Mar 10, 2016 at 3:36PM

A teacher shortage is slamming school districts in Washington and, as the Legislature reaches the end of its regular session, lawmakers are still looking for ways to relieve the strain.

Sewer and stormwater overflows lead to no-contact advisories for Liberty Bay, others

  • Mar 10, 2016 at 4:24PM

The Kitsap Public Health District issued no-contact advisories for several bays March 10 because of sewer and stormwater overflows in Poulsbo and Lemolo, and a combined sewer overflow in Bremerton.

Storm causes power outages and school delays

  • Mar 10, 2016 at 11:00AM updated at 3:06PM

After a rough night, life began to return to normal Thursday afternoon

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.

A friendship that will outlast the fame | Kitsap Weekly

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 11:03AM

Case Levenson, Jonathan Evison, and the relationship that became the basis for a book and film, "The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving."

Motorcyclist injured in crash, airlifted to Harborview | Update

  • Mar 7, 2016 at 6:33AM

An adult male suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Seattle's Harborview Medical Center after his motorcycle apparently crashed on Hansville Road near its intersection with Old Hansville Road March 6.

Serious-injury crash reported on Hansville Road

  • Mar 6, 2016 at 4:55PM

Hansville Road is completely blocked by a serious-injury crash, North Kitsap Fire & Rescue reported on social media at 4:24 p.m. March 6.

New book casts a fresh look at 20th century women | Kitsap Weekly

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 2:00PM updated at 4:21PM

Read June Cotner and Barb Mayer’s newest book, “We Are Women / Celebrating Our Wit and Grit,” and it may change how you look at women, particularly the females in your mom, grandmother and great-grandmother’s generations.

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.

Making school history: A look at how KHS boys swimmers won a state title

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 3:00PM updated Mar 4, 2016 at 12:53PM

The Kingston boys swim team won the 200 medley relay at the Class 2A state boys swimming and diving championships in Federal Way on Feb. 20.

Family displaced, dog dies in house fire

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 6:38AM

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue crews were called to the residence, down a long driveway in the 22000 block of Miller Bay Road, at 5:24 p.m. after a neighbor spotted flames coming from the 1,300-square-foot manufactured home. The first unit arrived on scene less than four minutes after dispatch and found the structure fully involved in flames, NKF&R spokeswoman Michele Laboda reported.

Making the invisible visible: Kitsap artists help tell vendors’ stories in portraits

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 4:19PM

It was unlike an art exhibit one might expect to see in Seattle. There was no expensive champagne, no high-priced landscapes lining white walls. This was raw. This was real.

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.

NK girls and boys basketball players, coaches honored

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 4:22PM

North Kitsap’s boys and girls basketball teams were honored by the Olympic League for their 2016 play.

Sophomore gymnast first from KHS to medal

  • Feb 26, 2016 at 10:00AM updated Mar 3, 2016 at 4:55PM

Mikka Yamane, a sophomore gymnast at Kingston High School, placed eighth at the WIAA State Gymnastics Championships on Feb. 20.

Governor signs basic education funding plan, study to meet 2017 Supreme Court mandate

  • Mar 1, 2016 at 5:00PM updated Mar 3, 2016 at 4:55PM

The bill, SB 6195, establishes a task force to create recommendations about teacher compensation and retention, local school levies’ limits and conditions, and sources of state funding. The bill also requires legislative action to remove local reliance on school levies, and provides funds for a consultant to analyze current teacher salaries.

State to errant pharmacist: Write an essay

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 4:21PM

Pharmacist Nicholas Wyatt failed to ensure that a patient received safe and appropriate medication therapy while serving as director of pharmacology at the now-defunct Liberty Bay Internal Medicine, the state Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission ruled Feb. 27.

Improvement of Suquamish Way/305 intersection begins March 7

  • Mar 3, 2016 at 4:15PM

Soon, planners promise, traffic flow will be smoother at the intersection of Highway 305 and Suquamish Way. Park-and-ride parking will be safer and more secure. And the intersection will be more bicyclist- and transit user-friendly.

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