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Police radio at dead end

Poulsbo — People expect that when they call their local police in an emergency that they will receive a quick response.

From Southern France to North Kitsap

POULSBO — For the past three years, North Kitsap High School French teacher Keith Johnson has helped his classes exchange letters and videos with classrooms full of French students across the Atlantic Ocean.

Fire officials seek permanent levy

The crews from the Poulsbo Fire Department and North Kitsap Fire & Rescue want to continue help saving lives and making sure everyone is safe.

Coach hopes to form Connie Mack team

POULSBO — As a Poulsbo Police reservist, Don Kennedy has spent recent days flagging traffic near Front Street.

Prudential sale supports dreams of future homes

POULSBO — They’re in the business of helping people find their dream homes but later this month one local real estate office will also help people who simply dream of owning a home.

Mudstock ready to rock

POULSBO — Bill Austin vowed he’d never throw another Mudstock again, but with just one week until its comeback he’s glad he changed his tune.

Indianola celebration is a real daze of fun

INDIANOLA — If you’ve ever wanted to tower over the pyramids of Egypt, crane your neck to look up at a giant cat, or have your picture taken with one arm draped around a bug-eyed ogre, Indianola Beach was the place to be on Saturday.

Hansville sale gets biggest ever profits, crowds

HANSVILLE — The largest crowd ever descended on the Hansville Rummage sale this weekend, leaving behind empty shelves and smiling organizers.

Mother Nature stalls Virginia V in Kingston

KINGSTON — Ring! Ring! “One-third ahead! Stop her!” Pause. “Two-third back!”

Poulsbo may be first on last mile

POULSBO — A major telecommunications solution for the peninsula may take its first baby steps right here in Little Norway where it got its fledgling start.

Kathy’s Vision truly helps children cope

KINGSTON — Kathy Blesie wants to make sure kids who have parents with life-threatening diseases know how to cope with the extra stresses that come with such illnesses.

Planned protests begin at Bangor

POULSBO — Inside its gates Sub Base Bangor recently celebrated the arrival of its D-5 nuclear submarine missiles. Outside the gates it was anything but a joyous occasion.

Health plan costs put pinch on city

POULSBO — The rising cost of health care is something that’s hitting most Washingtonians in the pocketbooks, but for the city of Poulsbo that impact will be much larger than most would like.

Hansville reality will be bargain-hunters’ dream

HANSVILLE — The event that’s been touted as the largest true rummage sale in Kitsap County will open its doors again this weekend.

Indianola goes down the drain

INDIANOLA — Residents won’t have to worry about stormwater flooding and erosion onto the beach in about two months, thanks to the Kitsap County Public Works.

Old steam comes alive this weekend

KINGSTON — The days of steam engines and familiar vessels will be back for a visit this weekend, reinstating the spark of the old lifestyle that prevailed during the days of Puget Sound’s historic Mosquito Fleet.

Blowing out 100 birthday candles in Poulsbo

POULSBO — Great-great-grandmother, seamstress, chocoholic... And soon Gertrude Beebe will have another title to add to the list — centenarian.

Pediatric Therapy gives local families a local option

POULSBO — For children with autism, cerebral palsy, or Down syndrome, it can be a struggle just to walk or speak. One new business in Poulsbo is trying to lessen that struggle for children in North Kitsap.

Vikings’ summer league team finishes third

BREMERTON — The North Kitsap girls’ basketball summer league team got three wins in one day and ended up taking third place in the Olympic College Girls Basketball Summer League Tournament last weekend.

North Kitsap Babe Ruth team alive after one loss

ROCK SPRINGS, WYO. — North Kitsap suffered their first loss of the Babe Ruth 15-year-old regional tournament on Monday — but they’re still two wins from the World Series.