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Knights out: Vikings girls earn league win

POULSBO — Jennifer Harris had 24 points, six rebounds, six steals and five assists as she led the North Kitsap girls’ basketball team to their first league win, 68-50 over the Bremerton Knights.

Life of the party gets the party of a lifetime

POULSBO — “Oh, I want a little bungalow, where the red, red roses grow,” Al McCrary’s voice flitted through the room of well wishers on his 100th birthday this week.

Editorial-NKSD should support clinic

Is the North Kitsap School District on the verge of realizing its master plan to obliterate any form of communication between students and their parents? Can you think of a more absurd question?

Project has KJH students seeing stars in the sky

KINGSTON — When members of Kingston Junior High’s astronomy club travelled to a ‘star party’ in Eastern Washington last year, they were able to peer into telescopes and see swirling constellations, multicolored nebulas and enormous planets.

Editorial-Let’s all have a day of action

Next Tuesday will not, or at least should not, be just another day off of school for area students.

A dream comes true

HANSVILLE — It all started with an antique car. When Seattle resident Sherry Pollard took a ferry across the Sound to attend an antique car show in Port Townsend in the late 1990s, passing through the North Kitsap area reminded her of something familiar — her childhood home in Alaska.

Poulsbo man thankful for holiday help

POULSBO — If he didn’t believe in the kindness of strangers before, Poulsbo resident Bob Holmes sure does now.

Editorial-Thanks for still answering call

Frank and Mabel Raab must be smiling...

Bight’s new project proves to be all wet

POULSBO — At the moment it looks like a pile of rocks and mud, but the way Bill Austin looks at it, you know he sees something beautiful.

Red tide closures lifted for some areas

Shellfish harvesters can jump back in the water. The previous Paralytic Shellfish Poison, or “red tide,” closure in Agate Pass has been lifted, according to the Kitsap County Health District.

District, others add Jan. 14 activities

POULSBO — Students in the North Kitsap School District will get a day off on Jan. 14, but that doesn’t mean there will be nothing to do.

A bright future full of renewed energy

This is the third article in a three-part series about the past, present and future of Port Gamble.

Students agree: geology class rocks

SUQUAMISH — When students in Mark Darrach’s class at West Sound Academy discuss heavy metal during a break, they’re not talking about the latest album by Metallica.

Hoopsters get down to basics in Kingston

KINGSTON — Last Saturday, there were only a few minutes left in this winter’s Basketball Basics program, but plenty of teaching left to be done.

Jewel Box sparkles with holiday donation

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Players learned two things from their recent run of “Lies and Legends: The Musical Stories of Harry Chapin” — the public was ready for a musical and they were also ready and willing to embrace Chapin’s spirit of giving.

Editorial-We’re pulling for ya Sammy

Heard the other day that Kingston favorite columnist was having a resurgence of the “C-word” and felt it was important to let her know how we feel.

Don’t drop the ball this New Year’s Eve

POULSBO — Poulsbo Market wine buyer Don Thornton likes to say that an informed customer is more likely to be a repeat customer.

Editorial-Dear Virginia

This question first appeared in the The New York Sun in 1897 and was reprinted annually until 1949 when the paper went out of business.

The world changed between two Christmases

POULSBO — Sitting next to the sparkle of the Montclair Park Christmas tree, resident Melvin “Bud” Johnson recalled the experiences he’d had between two very different holiday seasons in his life.

Thomas’ determination adds to playtime program

POULSBO — Multiple Sclerosis has robbed Debra Thomas of the use of her legs, but it hasn’t touched her resumé, her determination, or one of her life’s loves: helping others to swim.