Five NK wrestlers head to regionals

OLYMPIA — Hundreds of West Sound wrestlers learned the difficulties of surviving the Narrows League sub-regional tournament last weekend.

Budget carryover funds still in question

POULSBO — After enduring a spending freeze and deeply trimming the 2003 budget, the city got a better idea of its financial standing last week with the announcement of 2002 carryover money.

Relay takes first step toward its July goals

POULSBO — The kickoff event for the North Kitsap Relay for Life was a night that could easily stand as a microcosm of the actual event.

North Kitsap plunges into swimming postseason

TACOMA — The bleachers were packed and the windows were fogged at Foss High School’s unseasonably warm aquatic center for last weekend’s West Central District III boys swimming tournament.

Editorial-Ferry security is sign of times

Anyone made a ferry trip to Seattle lately? It’s getting to be quite the frightening experience, what with a machine gun-toting boat watching the stern and all.

Historical Society gets major scoop

POULSBO — It used to be a place where people gathered to talk business, politics, and even play a little dice or have a beer.

Savage Lands

Saying good-bye to Hazel and Joseph

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.