December marks the final splash for big MSC remodel

POULSBO — The end of 2003 will bring a new year and a new beginning for Poulsbo’s Marine Science Center.

Lutefisk finds a following

POULSBO — Poulsbo Sons of Norway members are quickly discovering that the ‘fisk has a pretty large fan base.

Rotary honors NKHS athletes

POULSBO — The North Kitsap Poulsbo Rotary honored two North Kitsap High School athletes for their service on and off the field at their weekly breakfast last week.

Gordon Elementary kids are ready to play anew

KINGSTON — Gordon Elementary students have something new to look forward to at recess.

PJH Panthers pounce on chance to play

POULSBO — If the adage “there’s strength in numbers” is true, then the Poulsbo Panthers boys’ basketball team has an advantage in selecting its varsity and junior varsity teams for the coming season.

Cavaliers hit the hardwood for new season

KINGSTON — In 11 years of coaching the Kingston Cavaliers junior high basketball team, Tony Chisholm believes his most important job as a coach is adding to what he calls each player’s “toolbox.”

Proposed generator site sparks more residents

HANSVILLE — It took more than last week’s cold snap before Puget Sound Energy discovered the need to temporarily install generators as backup power for the Hansville community.

Fishline banks on holiday help

POULSBO — Besides keeping its shelves full through the meager winter months, Fishline Food Bank has one more holiday wish — actually, about 600 wishes to be exact.

KHS opening date might be a year late

POULSBO — Kingston High School’s site project manager Don Brubeck warned the school board of directors that schedule back-ups may delay the school’s proposed opening in 2006

Kingston UGA closes its doors to further testimony

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners took another stride on the long road that will eventually lead to completed 2003 comprehensive plan amendments this week.

Town & Country bags one store in Poulsbo

POULSBO — Town & Country’s first venture in Poulsbo is going to be checking out in just a matter of months.

Vi-ing for her share of food

Hunger in our world today is a terrible thing but with most of the focus on the ailing nations across the globe, sometimes folks in our own community tend to fall by the wayside.

Kingston Food Bank faces bare Thanksgiving shelves

KINGSTON — The top shelves are completely empty. Two freezers and a refrigerator hold nothing save some butter and a few other items. Dust is collecting on the metal shelves that should be filled this time of year with dry goods, canned food and soups.

Sisters to get long hair clipped in the name of charity

POULSBO — Two local sisters are looking for a few good women, or men, with hair to spare.

Community feast on ‘fisk at Sons Saturday

POULSBO — As the days grow shorter and there’s a nip in the air, folks start thinking of holiday traditions. For many members of the Sons of Norway, that means lutefisk.

Olympic College telework study doesn’t fly for Boeing

POULSBO — Teleworking’s effectiveness will be tested in Kitsap County soon but the chance that Boeing will be the test subject has flown the coop.

Poulsbo Pasta Company tosses out some new ideas

POULSBO — Talk to Charlie Olson about food and you’ll get the impression that a trip to the Poulsbo Pasta Company is a lesson in good eating. Marinara should taste like tomato.

A turn in the right direction

Kitsap Transit’s plan for a foot ferry to Kingston may be resting at the bottom of the Puget Sound for now but that doesn’t mean folks in the Little City by the Sea should despair.

Vikings drop season finale to Bellarmine

TACOMA — The word “pride” is thrown around frequently to describe the type of game the North Kitsap Viking football team was involved in last Friday.

NK Pee Wee Ds fight to the championship

BREMERTON — They played their little hearts out. But in the end, the Pee Wee Ds will have to wait a year to have another chance at the championship.