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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.

City council censures Mike Regis second time

POULSBO — Looking outwardly pained, city council member Mike Regis admitted wrongdoing and was publicly censured by his peers last week.

Editorial-Loose lips sink more than ships

City Councilman Mike Regis is a great guy. When he sought office a few years ago, we heartily endorsed his bid.

Too much Payne leads to Vikings’ loss

POULSBO — A few minutes after the Lady Vikings absorbed a 67-44 loss to Port Angeles, North Kitsap head coach Dan Weedin said, “I feel like we won the game.”

‘Day of Action’ is educational for all

OLYMPIA — As 25,000 teachers and supporters, about 1,500 from Kitsap County, converged on Olympia Tuesday, the mood was cheerful among participants and onlookers, even in the chilly mist.

Taking big steps for world peace

INDIANOLA — Much like Martin Luther King Junior’s dream for civil rights and a non-violent world, people of various races, creeds and ages are still trying to make his dream a reality.

Nelson farmhouse workers look to nail June 1 deadline

POULSBO — Now that they’ve got the go ahead on the Nelson Park farmhouse renovation, Bight of Poulsbo members agree that a June 1 deadline is doable.

Editorial-Is the dream still alive?

About 40 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was sending shockwaves through the world as he led his march on Washington, D.C. and gave the famous “I Have a Dream” speech.