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Hansville man was a volunteer, a leader

HANSVILLE — When Chuck Edwards retired from his career at Chevron after nearly 40 years and settled down in Hansville in 1983, he immediately jumped into another type of work — volunteering to make his community better.

Plant sale budding at Poulsbo Junior High

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Junior High winter plant sale will be in full bloom from Dec. 5-7.

Local event to honor memories

KEYPORT — Although he wasn’t there for the catastrophe, the bombing of Pearl Harbor is a very personal thing to Wes Carey.

Donations overflow for shoebox project

POULSBO — They may be little boxes, but as a group they added up to a big surprise for Operation Christmas Child organizers this year.

Kiwanis member will spread cheer overseas

KINGSTON — With Santa Claus’ upcoming busy schedule this year, the big man always manages to recruit others to help out spreading the cheer this season — such as Kingston Kiwanis member Bud Meredith.

Celebrate the holidays while brightening them

POULSBO — It’s a holiday tradition that’s stood in the community for 15 years, and Janet Plemmons said she’s happy to keep it going.

Editorial-Transportation blame games

As the state Legislature gears up for another exciting session in Olympia, our recently elected Kitsap County officials will likely be joining others in some serious head scratching.

North girls look to improve

POULSBO — For most basketball teams, doubling last year’s win total would be a lofty goal.

Friends of Library outcry changes fee proposal

POULSBO — A plan to raise library room rental fees has been recanted after an overwhelmingly negative response from Friends of the Library members.

Long-awaited transit station project is on its way

POULSBO — City officials are breathing a collective sigh of relief this week as Kitsap Transit is expected to break ground on the new 8th Avenue Transit Station Monday.

NKSD brings the Far East back West

POULSBO — Early next year, the North Kitsap School District will enhance its teaching of East Asia history and culture, and it won’t have to pay a dime to do it.

Editorial-The SR 305 sewer debacle

The City of Poulsbo should be learning a valuable lesson in the wake of a failed Referendum 51. Projects that live by the state buck can die by the state buck.

Family farm is part of many family traditions

POULSBO — The Jones Tree Farm is as much a family tradition to Bill Jones as putting up a Christmas tree is to other families.

Students benefiting from last year’s auction

KINGSTON — Among other achievements, last year’s Gordon Elementary spring auction put a roof over students’ heads... an outdoor roof, that is.

4’11 3/4” PERSPECTIVES

Challenging Mother Nature and her rainy attitude

Breidablik annual carnival, auction set for Saturday

Kids and adults can both enjoy the afternoon.

Downtown businesses usher in holiday spirit

t Season will feature Yuletide traditions and some new offerings for shoppers.

R-51 failure puts the brakes on city utilities

Pipe was planned to be paired with SR 305 widening.

Editorial – Don’t forget our food banks

This is the most celebrated time of the year in North Kitsap. A time for family, friends, gathering, fun, presents and all the things that make each holiday season memorable. It is also a tough time for many families.

Gardeners’ world blooms year round at Mor-In Store

Downtown Poulsbo business has international pottery and garden gifts.