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Long-overdue Eagle finally takes flight

POULSBO — As a man who’s used to doing things for others, Erling “Bub” Olsen seemed flabbergasted as the audience not once, but twice gave him a standing ovation after he received the rank of Eagle Scout.

Olsen can fly with the best

Erling “Bub” Olsen never gave up on his dreams. There’s something to be said about that in today’s society. Something to be learned.

Poulsbo parks program springs into busy season

POULSBO — For Poulsbo Parks and Recreation, spring means new programs and a new attitude.

Poulsbo teen’s mother reliving terror in new trial

POULSBO — Former Poulsbo resident Barbara Parker-Waaga wears a button bearing a picture of her daughter Tracy wherever she goes.

Playing the classics with a Latin twist

POULSBO — A local parent and musician will try to uncode one of the piano’s trickiest puzzles this weekend.

Soccer team hopes familiarity breeds success

POULSBO — This season, the North Kitsap High School soccer players may have a better chance of surprising the rest of the Narrows League than they’ll have of surprising each other.

Council supports CenCom proposal

POULSBO — The city council this week threw its support behind ballot proposition that would raise sales tax while lowering property taxes.

Trial date slated for Kingston child porn case

KINGSTON — Kingston resident Ricky Arthur Roberts’ recent arrest for possessing child pornography wasn’t his first run-in with federal authorities.

Slithering show has Suquamish squealing

SUQUAMISH — The blue-tongued lizard’s name was Sweet Pea. The snapping turtle was called Roxanne. And the albino python was dubbed Baby.

Little Norway approves first of last-mile solutions

POULSBO — The city council took one step closer to building a wide area telecommunication network this week when it unanimously approved a deal that will give Little Norway the first of the last-mile solutions.

Eglon family buys land for preservation

ELGON — A local resident, lawyer, substitute teacher and aware environmentalist has helped preserve a portion of North Kitsap forever.

Pizza dreams are about more than making dough

POULSBO — To use the term, “trial by fire” would be an understatement for Marlin Warmedahl’s first venture into the restaurant business.

The Seuss is loose in North Kitsap

POULSBO â*” From Horton to Yertle to The Cat in the Hat, when it comes to reading, Poulsbo knows where itâ*™s at.

Residents dance and sing their way to local stardom

HANSVILLE — There was a bit of talent scouting going on at the Hansville Community Center on Sunday afternoon.

Editorial-Getting that pageant fever

It’s in the air again. Much like the birds and budding flowers of spring time, the feeling of pageant fever is once again sweeping through North Kitsap and beyond.

Editorial-Is North Kitsap still in control?

Lemolo. Suquamish. Poulsbo. Hansville. Kingston. The list is growing. North Kitsap is growing as well, but are we doing it too fast? We hope not.

Port of Kingston making big waves for the future

KINGSTON — The Port of Kingston Board of Commissioners got a glimpse into the future for the core of Apple Tree Cove at its monthly meeting Wednesday night, including a look at the possibility of a passenger-only ferry system.

Feds charge Kingstonite with child porn

SUQUAMISH — A Kingston man was arrested by Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies on a child pornography charge this week.

West Sound Auction an artistic endeavor

POULSBO — For the fifth straight year, some of the nation and world’s top glass artists are providing their renowned artwork to help raise funds for a North Kitsap school.

Dally pleads not guilty to theft charges

POULSBO — Fired Poulsbo Municipal Court Clerk Deborah Dally appeared in court last week and entered a not guilty plea to charges that she embezzled money from city coffers.