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.

Wolves stop Viking charge

PORT ORCHARD — The running backs may have had the spotlight during Friday night’s game between North Kitsap and South, but the special teams stole the show.

Collecting shoeboxes of holiday cheer

POULSBO — Tracy Wall’s sons always start getting anxious for the holidays about this time of year.

Friday Night Jam Circle in full force

KINGSTON — Along with the creative and artistic energy filling the Old Kingston Hotel, another type of lively spirit is evolving in the new art center.

Training dogs and owners to surmount obstacles

KINGSTON — Shelley Malan is helping local dogs “go places” and she doesn’t mean house-breaking them.

North suffers two-loss week to South, Olympic

POULSBO — Two first-half goals, one by air and one by land, helped propel the Olympic Trojans to a 3-1 win over North Kitsap last Thursday.

Editorial-Phil’s solid as a Rock’ in Oly

Like a prizefighter stepping back into the ring to take a few more hits, Phil Rockefeller has been a steady advocate of Kitsap County’s needs as a Representative in the 23rd District.

Editorial-Appleton has what it takes

The steps to the Capital in Olympia are steeper than one may think and the road there is not an easy one. Unfortunately for Democrats and Republicans, once they surpass the status of candidates and are elected to represent their areas they quickly discover that life on the bumpy campaign trail wasn’t so bad after all.

Vikings tangle with league-rival Cougars

The look on Central Kitsap coach Gordy Bushaw’s face said it all during the Cougars first game Tuesday against North Kitsap in Silverdale.

Honoring an educator and friend

PORT GAMBLE — “Is that Rose?” “What the heck was her name... Oh, one’s a Webster girl…” “Is that her here? That must have been her…” Students who attended Little Boston School, Poulsbo Elementary and the North End School (now David Wolfle Elementary) from the early-1940s through the 1960s reminisced about their old school days on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 1, starting with the old black and white pictures hanging on the wall of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribal Dining Hall.

Editorial-County tax is a worthy cost

Once again, the voters will be asked to open their wallets for the benefit of Kitsap County as we consider a property tax lid lift.

City rate study back to drawing board

POULSBO — An update of Poulsbo’s utility rates will have to wait a little longer as the City Council has sent it back to committee for more work.

Editorial-Referendum 51 fits Kitsap

For those of you who think transportation is simply roads, highways and byways — Think again.