Poulsbo man's body recovered in waters off Whidbey Island

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 9:02AM

The body of a Poulsbo man was recovered in the water off the western shore of Whidbey Island Aug. 20. Marine rescue units from the Island County Sheriff’s Department and Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue responded to the report of a sailboat operator who spotted a body floating in the water northwest of Fort Casey State Park.


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James Street beach trail in Suquamish reopened

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 9:29AM

A nonprofit organization is reportedly making progress in improving a beach access path located on county property at the end of James Street in Suquamish.

Fatal crash on Sawdust Hill Road: Trial begins Nov. 28

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 9:12AM

On Sept. 25, Patrick Knotts shared a meme on his Facebook page that read, “I’m either going out for ice cream or to commit a felony … I’ll decide in the car.” Less than two months later, prosecutors allege, Knotts did indeed commit a felony — driving at a high rate of speed on Sawdust Hill Road, losing control of his vehicle and crashing into a garbage truck, fatally injuring co-worker Christopher Riley Earl Tevault.

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‘Northwest Mermaid’ nears her goal

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 4:16PM

On Aug. 22, 2015, 11-year old Lena Bowen made up her mind to completely submerge herself in a natural body of water every day for a year. Despite school studies, chilly Pacific Northwest weather, and a fear of sea creatures, Lena is expected to accomplish her goal in two days.

Sámi celebrate their culture, heritage in local gathering

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 1:00PM updated at 3:26PM

It was the first gathering in Poulsbo of Sámi people from North American since 1998. And there was a lot to celebrate here at the latest gathering, called Siddastallan, Aug. 12-14.


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