North clips Klahowya 4-1 for weekend win

POULSBO — The Vikings rang up goals faster than a supermarket checker in the first few minutes of Saturday’s game against Klahowya.

Editorial-Poulsbo’s best kept secret

Little Norway’s best kept secret won’t be a secret for long. But that’s okay with Sandy Church. For years, the quiet owner of Liberty Bay Auto has been amassing an enormous collection of A. Phimister Proctor art, not for his own edification, but to remember the talents of his grandfather.

Courtesy expands for good of city, sales

POULSBO — Talk to the folks at Courtesy Chevrolet about their newly-built lots and the “c” word will inevitably come up.

Septemberfest learns merit of being for kids

POULSBO — After weeks of waiting and worrying, Septemberfest organizers were all smiles about the festival’s return to Little Norway last weekend.

Valley Nursery ushers in the first day of fall

POULSBO — Valley Nursery waved goodbye to summer in style last weekend as it hosted its 16th annual Fall Festival.

Splashdown: community pool opens

POULSBO — After a long wait, North Kitsap residents can plunge in to the North Kitsap Community Pool again.

Friendly competition fills S’Klallam Days

LITTLE BOSTON — For being one of the smaller festivals of the summer, last weekend’s S’Klallam Days was certainly as busy as the larger events that took place over the past three months.

The place to see the watercrafts of yesteryear

POULSBO — Like stately dowagers, they promenaded the waters of the Puget Sound at a time when teak and mahogany were preferred to fiberglass and vinyl.

Sheriff’s office will stay open in Kingston

KINGSTON — Residents of Kingston can take a breath of safe air. The Kitsap County Sheriff’s office is here to stay.

Editorial-It’s a sad day in N. Kitsap

Would you deride the efforts of a veteran?

Permanent EMS levy fails to pass

In a stunning upset, the permanent Emergency Medical Service levies for North Kitsap Fire & Rescue and Poulsbo Fire Department did not pass in Tuesday’s primary election.

Helping families live with a life-changing ailment

POULSBO — Six years ago Tim and Dawn Simonson’s daughter Noelle stopped gaining weight. The 2-year-old weighed as much as she had at age 1 and although she was well fed, her belly swelled like that of a malnourished child.

EMS levies fail, treasurer’s race is ‘too close to call’

POULSBO — Permanent Emergency Services Levies for North Kitsap Fire and Rescue and the Poulsbo Fire Department went down in flames in Tuesday’s primary as supporters failed to achieve a 60 percent super majority.

Septemberfest returns with a new focus

POULSBO — After struggling for years with its image, Septemberfest organizers said the event’s return this year has more potential than the past celebration.

Tietje Time

My first day at the North Kitsap Herald as an intern was one that I will probably never forget.

New-look Panthers ready for season debut

POULSBO — There’s plenty new about the Poulsbo Junior High football program this year.

‘Small family’ of Cavs to start 2002 campaign

KINGSTON — The Kingston Cavalier football team may not have the same turnout numbers as they have had in recent years, but they hope to have the same fighting spirit.

New Day to have new owners

POULSBO — Just a few days prior to closing shop, it still hadn’t quite set in that Barbara Lindblad would soon be serving her last basket of fish and chips.

A history lesson to help down the java

PORT GAMBLE — Nearly 900 cars pass through Port Gamble during the early morning commute. Most blaze on through the old mill town to go north and hit the Hood Canal Bridge.

Hook, line and sashes

PORT GAMBLE — Friendly competitions and races will be taking over the Port Gamble Indian Reservation this weekend, helping end the summer and kicking off the fall season with everything from a fishing derby to a princess pageant.