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Rock wall renovation now falling into place

The city and port know what they want to do with the deteriorating rock wall at Waterfront Park but they still need a plan and most of all — money. That, too, may be on its way soon as the pair approved consultant Parametrix late last month.

One pageant, two crowns up for grabs this year

The Miss Poulsbo Pageant coordinators are trying out a new twist on an old idea in hopes of giving more women from the North Kitsap area a chance at success. For the 49th year in a row, women ages 17-24 who live in the North Kitsap School District are being sought for the Miss Poulsbo competition. However, organizers are also looking for women from the rest of Kitsap County to compete for the title of Miss Kitsap.

Vikings keep home record spotless

It was almost a ghoulish Halloween for the North Kitsap Vikings last Thursday and not just because the Shelton cheerleaders arrived dressed like Brides of Frankenstein, complete with towering hair and blackened eyes.

More treats than tricks at school events

POULSBO — Alligators prowled the dark halls of Breidablik Elementary Halloween night. Aliens peered out of the shadows with unblinking eyes. Boba Fett, apparently freed… Continue reading

Family’s story steeped in city’s history

POULSBO — For Glenn Anderson, a walk through downtown is a much more personal experience than for most.

City may opt to drop its informal truck stop

POULSBO — “Keep on truckin’ but don’t be campin’” might become Poulsbo’s new motto as the city has its sights on ending a common practice at one of its lesser-known parks.

Officials say right to know is a two way street

POULSBO — Law enforcement agency representatives met Oct.28 to hash out concerns with community members over two Level 3 sex offenders who have recently moved to the area.

Future of Kingston depends on meeting

KINGSTON — Nick Jewett wants to stress the importance of Tuesday night’s public hearing on the future of Kingston.

Editorial-Experience does count

As we look down the barrel of another general election, it’s important to take a close look at some of the candidates that will impact Kitsap County on not only the local level but the national level as well.

Local men have a song in their hearts

POULSBO — It may look like an ordinary men’s chorus, but to these guys, it’s a preservation of tradition.

Tax report shows few changes in zones

POULSBO — A document that surprised the city three months ago turned more heads this month as the second draft showed that Poulsbo may be right on the money when it comes to sales tax.

Rocket man returns

SEATTLE — Even after travelling to the deep reaches of space, North Kitsap High School graduate Richard Gordon can still get excited by a trip to the Pacific Northwest.

Vikings hand Roughriders a rough game

POULSBO — The North Kitsap football team had help from an unusual source in their win over the Port Angeles Roughriders Friday night: the Port Angeles Roughriders.

District develops new anti-bullying policy

POULSBO — One year before the North Kitsap School District is required by law to have an anti-bullying policy in place, they have one. And they’re proud of what it says.

Old routes get new schedules

HANSVILLE — Kitsap Transit, which is reinstating new bus schedules for the Point No Point area in December, is seeking opinions from its riders.

Pumpkins, adventures bloom at Scandia Farm

POULSBO — Like a proud parent, Pam McNeil recalls the children who visit her farm with wide smiles and fond memories.

Editorial-Once again, yes on EMS

So the voting public was a little confused last month when the word “permanent” was introduced in front of the Emergency Management Services levy.

Screwball comedy is recipe behind new NKHS play

POULSBO — One family member collects snakes. Another makes fireworks in the basement. A third, upon finding a typewriter left in the house, takes to writing plays.

Editorial-Tim Botkin is our best bet

Once again voters can expect a tight race between two highly-qualified local candidates as Kitsap County Commissioner Tim Botkin goes toe-to-toe with Patty Lent.

Lutefisk a plenty at dinner this weekend

POULSBO — Break out the knives and forks, the 89th annual lutefisk dinner at First Lutheran Church is coming this weekend.