Nick Twietmeyer

Kitsap blacksmith creates lasting art in pursuit of tranquility

Silverdale couple, local blacksmith tell the story of “Continuation of Peace”

 

Poulsbo port commissioner resigns after allegedly vandalizing Chiefstick memorial

Mark DeSalvo, the Port of Poulsbo commissioner who allegedly vandalized a memorial to Stonechild Chiefstick last weekend, has announced he will be stepping down from… Continue reading

 

During a video meeting of the Race Equity Task Force, Brenda Fantroy-Johnson voices her dissatisfaction at moves by city council members to circumvent established appointment processes for advisory positions. Photo courtesy City of Bainbridge Island.

A push for diversity, or political trickery in disguise?

After members of the Bainbridge Island City Council sought to appoint Ashley Matthews to the planning commission, city officials and members of the Race Equity… Continue reading

 

The Rodeo Drive In Movie Theater, Kitsap County’s sole drive-in movie theater, recently reopened after a brief closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nick Twietmeyer / Bainbridge Island Review

Silver screen escapism: It’s once again showtime at Kitsap County’s sole drive-in theater

Silence your phone and don’t forget the popcorn. After a strong start to the season during a time when many businesses were struggling just to… Continue reading

The Rodeo Drive In Movie Theater, Kitsap County’s sole drive-in movie theater, recently reopened after a brief closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nick Twietmeyer / Bainbridge Island Review

Seeking diversity, city council to forego appointment process for planning commission seat

Process or progress? That was the question at least for the members of the Bainbridge Island City Council during a June 23 Zoom meeting, when… Continue reading

Outrage is appropriate

Sending the military to teargas peaceful protestors exercising their constitutional rights for a specious photo opp — holding up “a” bible like a cudgel in… Continue reading

Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer
                                Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer

Demonstrators gather in Winslow to stand up for racial equity

Across the nation, protests have taken place to call for justice and police reform in the wake of the May 25 death of George Floyd… Continue reading

Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer
                                Karen Vargas of the Kitsap ERACE coalition looks on as protesters recite the names of men and women who have been killed in interactions with police officers. Photo by Nick Twietmeyer

Gallery | Demonstrators gather in Winslow to call for racial equity

Hundreds of demonstrators filled the sidewalks on all four corners of the Highway 305-Winslow Way intersection on Bainbridge Island Thursday, in response to the May… Continue reading

Local NAACP leader calls on law enforcement to ban knee holds

Peaceful protests and demonstrations along with rioting and looting are taking place in cities across the nation in response to the death of George Floyd… Continue reading

Coroner asks public for help with unclaimed remains

Kitsap County Coroner Jeff Wallis announced his office is in possession of the unclaimed remains of 10 individuals considered indigent or abandoned. The coroner’s office… Continue reading

Kitsap has two new confirmed cases of COVID-19

Kitsap Public Health District confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in the county Sunday. At its 2 p.m. update, the health district added another two… Continue reading

Kitsap health officials report no new cases of COVID-19 Sunday

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kitsap County on Sunday, according to a 2 p.m. update from the Kitsap Public Health District. On… Continue reading

Two new cases of COVID-19 identified in Kitsap County

Total confirmed cases rises to five

Senator Rolfes talks transportation funding in the wake of I-976

Senator Christine Rolfes of Washington’s 23rd Legislative District met with her constituents at the Village Green Community Center in Kingston last week to hear the… Continue reading

Police respond to woman in crisis on bridge

Multiple law enforcement and emergency response agencies sprang into action in response to a possibly suicidal woman standing outside the railing of the Agate Passage… Continue reading

WSDOT lays out roundabout plan for Highway 305

The latest look at the preliminary plans to construct a series of roundabouts and other traffic improvements along the Highway 305 corridor between Poulsbo and… Continue reading

Government shutdown could have impact on ferry service

Marine inspectors with the U.S. Coast Guard are working overtime, weekends and nights, without pay amid the federal government shutdown, to ensure vessel inspections are… Continue reading

23rd District candidates face off at League of Women Voters forum

Candidates seeking to represent Washington’s 23rd Legislative District came to Poulsbo City Hall last week and answered questions from the public about where they stand… Continue reading

Kitsap candidates meet in Hansville for pie and questions

Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson and incumbent state Rep. Sherry Appleton went head to head on Tuesday, Oct. 2 during the Greater Hansville Community Center’s annual… Continue reading

M/V Suquamish welcomed to the ferry fleet

Washington State Ferries welcomed everyone aboard for a tour of their newest vessel, the M/V Suquamish, on Saturday, Sept. 22 during a community celebration at… Continue reading