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Buses arrive at Vinland Elementary to drop off kids for the afternoon session of hybrid learning. Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos

Kids will go back to online learning if snow hits

But 4th-graders glad to be back at school Monday

 

A Kitsap County sheriff's deputy is under investigation for an officer-involved shooting. KCSO courtesy photo

Traffic stop in Poulsbo becomes officer-involved shooting

A Kitsap County sheriff’s deputy is under investigation following a traffic stop that turned into a shooting Saturday night. According to incident documents the deputy… Continue reading

 

<em>At 7 months old, Dinae Arciaga was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. She also suffers from a form of congenital heart disease. </em>Courtesy photo

Dinae’s wheels: Community rallies to help disabled teen

The North Kitsap community has rallied around a local family with a special needs child to get them a new wheelchair-accessible vehicle. “Katie and Freddie… Continue reading

 

A photo posted to Bainbridge Island Fire Department's Facebook page shows downed power lines and explains the danger they pose. Courtesy photo

BI withers in wild, windy, wet weather

Landslides, downed trees on lines and power outages caused by windy weather kept emergency crews busy this week. Several areas of North Kitsap lost power.… Continue reading

A photo posted to Bainbridge Island Fire Department's Facebook page shows downed power lines and explains the danger they pose. Courtesy photo

Suquamish Tribal Elders revieve Covid-19 Vaccine

Suquamish Tribe elders are among the first, outside of health care workers, to be given the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Kitsap County. The tribe received… Continue reading

Port Gamble S’Klallam Chairman Jeromy Sullivan receives first round of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Courtesy photo

Tribe encourages members to get COVID vaccine

After an outbreak last month, the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe has produced a video series to encourage tribal members to get the first and second… Continue reading

Port Gamble S’Klallam Chairman Jeromy Sullivan receives first round of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Courtesy photo
A Poulsbo firefighter extinguishes the flames of a structure fire caused by a landslide in LoFall. Courtesy photo

Landslide forces evacuation of 8 Lofall homes

The Poulsbo Fire Department evacuated eight homes following a landslide in Seclusion Cove Monday night. At approximately 5 p.m. Jan. 4 firefighters were dispatched to… Continue reading

A Poulsbo firefighter extinguishes the flames of a structure fire caused by a landslide in LoFall. Courtesy photo
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The Fish Park is only one of the crowning achievements Mary McCluskey played a part in after 26 years as director of Poulsbo’s parks department.

Longtime Poulsbo parks director to retire

After 26 years of service in Poulsbo’s Parks and Recreation Department, director Mary McCluskey has announced she will be retiring in February 2021. Former Poulsbo… Continue reading

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The Fish Park is only one of the crowning achievements Mary McCluskey played a part in after 26 years as director of Poulsbo’s parks department.
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4 Poulsbo cops back after COVID quarantine

Four Poulsbo police officers are coming to the end of their 14-day quarantine after being in close contact with a person who tested positive for… Continue reading

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4 Poulsbo cops back after COVID quarantine

Four Poulsbo police officers are coming to the end of their 14-day quarantine after being in close contact with a person who tested positive for… Continue reading

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One of Rick Hartman’s most-successful toys is the thumb wrestling ring, which was featured on The Ellen Show in 2007. For more on Mr. Toymaker, see Page 13.

Toy Guy delights BI students just before Christmas

One of the benefits of online learning at Wilkes Elementary School in Bainbridge Island is that every once in awhile they get to learn how… Continue reading

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One of Rick Hartman’s most-successful toys is the thumb wrestling ring, which was featured on The Ellen Show in 2007. For more on Mr. Toymaker, see Page 13.
Santa chats with two boys about their Christmas wishes. KPark/NKH

Pre-Schoolers have special visit with Santa

The COVID-19 pandemic has robbed many children and families of holiday traditions, such as a visit with Santa, but with some careful planning and holiday… Continue reading

Santa chats with two boys about their Christmas wishes. KPark/NKH
The Port of Poulsbo's breakwater encircles much of the Poulsbo marina. KPark/NKH

Breakwater will add 62 slips, maybe small cruise ships

The Port of Poulsbo has applied for a Shoreline Conditional Use permit with the City of Poulsbo to allow for the replacement of the failing… Continue reading

The Port of Poulsbo's breakwater encircles much of the Poulsbo marina. KPark/NKH

Poulsbo man arrested, 2 at-large in Suquamish robbery, assault

Devin Decker, 21 of Poulsbo was arrested Dec. 10 in connection with an asault on a Suquamish resident. Documents from Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office say… Continue reading

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2 arrested in North Kitsap burglary, fraud, drug possession

A burglary in Port Gamble led to a case of fraud, forgery and drug possession in Poulsbo, in which two men were arrested. At approximately… Continue reading

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Man rescued after 30 minutes in Sound with no life jacket

A 24-year-old Vancouver, WA, man who was not wearing a life jacket was rescued after 30 minutes in frigid Puget Sound waters Monday night. The… Continue reading

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2 arrested in North Kitsap burglary, fraud, drug possession

A burglary in Port Gamble led to a case of fraud, forgery and drug possession in Poulsbo, in which two men were arrested. At approximately… Continue reading

13 tribal members get COVID; 10% face quarantine

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe reported Dec. 1 that at least 13 community members had tested positive for COVID-19 following Thanksgiving holiday gatherings. On its… Continue reading

From 2019, a family successfully cuts down its own tree at the farm. Courtesy Olmstead Tree Farms

Poulso tree farms to provide delivery service

Adapting to a worldwide pandemic, Olmstead Tree Farms in Poulsbo is offering a delivery service for people who want a “real” tree for Christmas, but… Continue reading

From 2019, a family successfully cuts down its own tree at the farm. Courtesy Olmstead Tree Farms
Rainy Daze is hosting a Pints for Purpose Event Nov. 28 raising money for Fishline's Christmas Child program.

Fundraiser Saturday for Christmas Child Program

Grab a pint and do some good at Rainy Daze Brewing in Poulsbo on Nov. 28, where $1 for every pint will go to Fishlines… Continue reading

Rainy Daze is hosting a Pints for Purpose Event Nov. 28 raising money for Fishline's Christmas Child program.