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Editorial-Is new blood the best thing?

Recent changes to the Poulsbo Senior (now Citizen) Volunteers may not be the best thing since sliced bread.

Nationally-known doctor gets a dose of culture

Shrieking children ranging in ages from infancy to 10 years old, running around the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Gym Thursday were the most appropriate environment for the tribe’s special guest that evening.

Fired court clerk admits to ‘six-figure’ theft

POULSBO — Former Municipal Court Administrator Deborah Dally was arrested this week after admitting to embezzling money from the city since 1996.

Editorial-Boys and girls on right track

North Kitsap received some great news this week as supporters of the Boys & Girls Clubs announced a potential partnership between an organization here and the club in Snohomish County.

Strong legs and feet sought for a worthy cause

POULSBO — It’s been just six months since the 2002 Relay for Life but organizers are already thinking about lacing up their tennis shoes and having another go at it. The Relay for Life was started 18 years ago by a physician from Tacoma who ran a local high school track by himself for 24 hours to raise money and awareness for cancer.

Spreading the love in North Kitsap

When treating a sweetheart right on this upcoming Valentine’s Day, most like to do it best with the sweetness of chocolates and fragrance of flowers.

Boys and Girls Club idea gets a big boost

KINGSTON — For more than a year, it’s only been an idea. But now, a Boys & Girls Club in North Kitsap is one step closer to opening its doors.

Many of Sammy’s angels live here in NK

“Oh, before I forget, I promised I would give this to you. It’s for the calendar.”

Editorial-Kingston needs your support

For those of you in North Kitsap who haven’t heard, now more than ever a few Kingston businesses need your helping hands.

Computers, cash and cleaners cleaned out

KINGSTON — Five businesses at George’s Corner, on the corner of Highway 104 and Hansville Road, were burglarized on Friday night.

Fund-raiser for injured PTA member planned

POULSBO — When Poulsbo Junior High PTA Treasurer Renee Parmalee was seriously injured in a car accident Jan. 5, members of the North Kitsap community responded.

Creations that can be called real gems

POULSBO — Jewelry Designer Garry Thompson can’t decide if he’s more proud that one of his recent pieces was a hit with his customer, or that it was a winner with his peers around the globe.

Miss Poulsbo/Kitsap have big fans in little sisters

POULSBO — Little girls clothed in their Sunday best tried their hardest not to scuff their patent leather shoes and to use their napkins instead of their dresses.

1933 Boy Scout will finally get his wings

POULSBO — Erling Olsen’s home is a menagerie of eagles. There’s the bronze eagle that used to ride atop the fastest of the Mosquito Fleet boat he inherited from his grandfather.

Editorial-Shattering our comfort zones

Every once in a while, Kitsap County residents get a terrible reminder that they live in dangerous times and even a dangerous place. Last week’s rapes in East Bremerton evidenced this.

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.