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Board ponders health clinic

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School board members didn’t make a final decision on a school-based health clinic during their meeting Thursday night, but they took a step toward accepting it.

Maintaining the faith despite economics

POULSBO — Sound Works Executive Director Bob Middlebrook greets every visitor to the job center with a smile and a friendly hello.

Owner has new things on tap at Gazebo Cafe

POULSBO — Holly Jo Saccomanno celebrated her second anniversary in business this month by opening up a nice bottle of wine. Or ten.

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. through hard work

SUQUAMISH — A group of people who work full-time to better the lives of others didn’t view the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as time off, but rather a chance to continue helping others in a different way.

Pearson gets a little help from its friends

POULSBO — No baseball-playing ghosts have appeared out of a cornfield yet, but Pearson Elementary had its own field of dreams appear last weekend.

City council censures Mike Regis second time

POULSBO — Looking outwardly pained, city council member Mike Regis admitted wrongdoing and was publicly censured by his peers last week.

Editorial-Loose lips sink more than ships

City Councilman Mike Regis is a great guy. When he sought office a few years ago, we heartily endorsed his bid.

Too much Payne leads to Vikings’ loss

POULSBO — A few minutes after the Lady Vikings absorbed a 67-44 loss to Port Angeles, North Kitsap head coach Dan Weedin said, “I feel like we won the game.”

‘Day of Action’ is educational for all

OLYMPIA — As 25,000 teachers and supporters, about 1,500 from Kitsap County, converged on Olympia Tuesday, the mood was cheerful among participants and onlookers, even in the chilly mist.

Taking big steps for world peace

INDIANOLA — Much like Martin Luther King Junior’s dream for civil rights and a non-violent world, people of various races, creeds and ages are still trying to make his dream a reality.

Nelson farmhouse workers look to nail June 1 deadline

POULSBO — Now that they’ve got the go ahead on the Nelson Park farmhouse renovation, Bight of Poulsbo members agree that a June 1 deadline is doable.

Editorial-Is the dream still alive?

About 40 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was sending shockwaves through the world as he led his march on Washington, D.C. and gave the famous “I Have a Dream” speech.

The hottest ticket in town

KINGSTON — The only thing missing was a camping tent. The Stillwaters Environmental Education Center fund-raiser on Sunday night had all the makings for a perfect overnighter in the woods.

Blaze drains Breidablik library book collection

POULSBO — A small fire that broke out in the Breidablik Elementary library Monday morning has caused huge problems for the school.

First Olhava retail space in city review

POULSBO — Actions spoke louder than words for First Western Development last week as it filed for a pre-application conference for what will likely be the first major retailer in the Olhava development.

Lemolo history falls with a bang

LEMOLO — A chapter in the history of Kitsap County and Fred Hill Materials came to a close Thursday afternoon as the company’s first concrete mixing plant was torn down.

Knights victorious in duel with North Kitsap boys

BREMERTON — It would have been a highlight-reel play, courtesy of a highlight-reel player.

Debate over school health clinic heats up

POULSBO — For the second meeting in a row, the North Kitsap School Board heard comments about a school-based health clinic that, if approved, would be located at Spectrum Community School.

Knights out: Vikings girls earn league win

POULSBO — Jennifer Harris had 24 points, six rebounds, six steals and five assists as she led the North Kitsap girls’ basketball team to their first league win, 68-50 over the Bremerton Knights.

Life of the party gets the party of a lifetime

POULSBO — “Oh, I want a little bungalow, where the red, red roses grow,” Al McCrary’s voice flitted through the room of well wishers on his 100th birthday this week.