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Lindvig culvert reaches end of the road

POULSBO — At times, the Lindvig Bridge project has seemed more like an old fashioned barn-raising than a modern construction project.

Regional tribes paddle through North Kitsap

LITTLE BOSTON — About 1,000 tired and sunburned paddlers, skippers and support teams from nearly 50 regional tribes shored up in Point Julia July 26 as part of a journey that is reminiscent of their ancestors.

Port of Kingston sinks its manager position

KINGSTON — After 12 years at the helm, Port of Kingston Manager Gary Johnston’s career there was sent to Davy Jones’ locker Wednesday night.

Editorial-Shine project is our problem, too

So much focus has been going to other problems here in Kitsap County, which range from Wal-Marts to impact fees, that we may just be missing one of the worthier battles in recent memory.

NK team hopes to produce grand finale

POULSBO — If a baseball fan from North Kitsap were to watch the upcoming Wood Bat World Series in Olympia, he or she would see a lot of familiar players wielding unfamiliar weapons.

New owner turns back clock for Hostmark

POULSBO — Sitting under a wide sun umbrella reading a magazine, Jeraldine Bolgen doesn’t take much notice of the construction happening all around her.

Residents take digs on pit-to-pier project

POULSBO — While construction of Fred Hill Materials’ pit-to-pier project has been proposed in Jefferson County, a regional environmental group is trying to gather support in Kitsap County to oppose its creation.

Nearshore habitat water testing makes last splash

POULSBO — Two years, 24 testing days and a lot of wet toes are almost behind the Liberty Bay Foundation. But the work is just beginning.

Port Gamble gets creative this weekend

PORT GAMBLE — More than 100 artists are coming to the old mill town this weekend to help send 12 local art students back to school this fall with pockets full of scholarship money.

Editorial-Port Gamble’s artistic edge

Anyone who’s been to the town of Port Gamble pretty much agrees across the board. The community is just plain beautiful.Green hills, historic buildings — Norman Rockwell would have had a field day there.

Stepping up to support cancer research

POULSBO — Walkers, runners and joggers from all over the peninsula and beyond stepped up to the plate and out for a cause July 18.

Editorial-A case of too little too late?

Poulsbo’s Old Town Study might just be old news by the time it gets city council’s final approval. And while we applaud the group’s effort to take steps and protect the character of historic neighborhoods, we also feel that it needs to take steps to ensure these areas are not adversely impacted by new construction in the interim.

Chapman’s track camp picks up speed

POULSBO — Greg Chapman stood next to the North Kitsap High School track on Thursday afternoon and lowered his voice to a conspiratorial level. “Track and field. Even the name sounds kind of boring, to be honest with you,” Chapman said.

NK Panthers Little League to take a swipe at state title

POULSBO — The Panthers are still on the prowl. The North Kitsap Little League 9&10 American Panthers emerged unscathed — and unbeaten — from the District II tournament this week with an 8-5 win over Gig Harbor National on Tuesday.

Learning to think outside the big boxes

KINGSTON — Fred Parkinson is trying to help small business owners get an edge over big box corporations that may come to the North End.

Lindvig finds its way around rushing water

POULSBO — Passersby on Lindvig Way will be getting a lesson in building a bridge around running water in the next few weeks.

Bookworms burrowing for Children’s Hospital

POULSBO — Whether they’re learning about tow trucks or exploring the Little House on the Prairie, 10 local children are reading for a good cause.

Study suggests Kitsap plug in to teleworking

POULSBO — Most local commuters are actually paying more to live in Kitsap County than they would be living closer to work, a recent study shows.

Get ready for Relay for Life

It took a while, but once North Kitsap residents officially got on board the Relay for Life bandwagon, they started kicking up dust immediately. They’ve been doing so for the past three years and will do so again this Friday and Saturday as the community gathers once again to show its support for cancer victims, their families and hope for a cure.

Local shows her Moxie with new downtown store

POULSBO — Downtown now has a taste of big city life under its belt in one of its newest stores, Moxie.