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More response to Viking statue letter III

  • May 22, 2015 at 5:03PM

I just want to make a comment about the Norseman being adorned in different array. I think it’s wonderful!

Sidewalks are needed, not political cronyism

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:52PM

The county proposes closing two streets in downtown Kingston to motorists and pedestrians, subject to being arrested if trespassing after dark or some set hours. I am appalled that this is even a proposal. This goes beyond gentrification to outright elitism.

Thanks, DOT, for improving line of sight

  • May 1, 2015 at 12:51PM

My wife and I want to thank the Department of Transportation mower operator for a fantastic job of mowing alongside State Highway 104 between Parcells Road and Balmoral Place.

Students turn 'trash' into 'treasure' at Vinland Elementary

  • May 26, 2015 at 3:29PM

The class was given the idea by parent volunteer Richele Strong to upcycle bottle caps and turn them into a mural for the school's annual auction.

Arthurs named to lacrosse All-Conference First Team

  • May 27, 2015 at 6:29AM

Junior midfielder Kellson Arthurs of North Kitsap was named on May 26 to the Narrows / Olympic Lacrosse All-Conference First Team.

'Don't you forget about me': Graduates celebrate end of high school and start of their futures | Slideshow

  • May 29, 2015 at 12:00PM updated May 30, 2015 at 8:35PM

Seventeen students graduated West Sound Academy in the class of 2015.

Poulsbo City Council candidate charged with violating protection order

  • May 29, 2015 at 12:39PM

Gregory A. Mueller is a retired U.S. Navy fire controlman who, until recently, worked as a technician for Delphinus Engineering in Bremerton. He is a candidate for City Council Position 4 and faces Councilman Jeff McGinty in the Nov. 3 general election.

Pete DeBoer deserves some thanks

  • May 8, 2015 at 9:52AM

After reading your article concerning Pete DeBoer (“DeBoer says he won’t seek third term on Kingston Port Commission,” April 10, I feel the need to speak in his defense.

North Kitsap girls tennis place second in state tournament

  • Jun 1, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jun 2, 2015 at 11:46AM

The North Kitsap High School girls tennis team finished in second place in the 2A state tennis tournament held in Seattle May 29-30.

Poulsbo mayor wants contractors to 'tidy up' their construction sites

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 11:05AM

Erickson: 'At the end of the day, they can take 10 minutes, pick up, clean up, tidy up, make sure the trash is taken out. That's just being neighborly.'

North Kitsap grad travels Rio Grande

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 10:40AM

Colin McDonald, a North Kitsap High School graduate, spent seven months traveling and studying the Rio Grande river and why its slowly disappearing.

In the U.S., ice cream is the new coffee

  • Jun 4, 2015 at 1:05PM

Mora Iced Creamery opens production plant, is expanding.

Sounders fans from day one | Fans on the ferry

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 8:56AM

Weekly features about Seattle sport fans this side of Puget Sound

Motorcyclist injured in high-speed crash on Big Valley Road

  • Jun 5, 2015 at 1:09PM

A motorcyclist was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center with possible critical injuries after a crash on the 26000 block of Big Valley Road, shortly after 10 p.m. June 4.

More than $3,000 raised for Morrow Manor

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 8:00AM

The Girls Night Out planning committee and the Historic Downtown Poulsbo Association offer a huge thanks to all those who participated in the ninth annual Girls Night Out on May 6.

They helped get the job done right

  • Jun 6, 2015 at 8:00AM

Not only did they accomplish more in that two hours that I thought was humanly possible, but their children picked up trash that had gotten into narrow spaces, and did a thorough job of getting the Shop-Vac down into the crevasses of the pavilion floor — something I am sure has never been done.

Poulsbo's former police station may become apartments

  • Jun 9, 2015 at 11:27AM

A purchase offer has been made for the former police station on Hostmark Street, and Mayor Becky Erickson said the prospective buyers may build apartments at the site.

Siblings vie for world soap box title

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:36AM

Katie and Quinny Stuart qualified for the 2015 FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby Championship in Akron, Ohio.

Ideas to make this summer the most memorable yet

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:00AM updated Jun 13, 2015 at 4:19PM

Here's a list of things to try this summer in order to make it one for the books.

World Cup sparks patriotism in Poulsbo | Fans on the Ferry

  • Jun 12, 2015 at 9:30AM

After moving to Poulsbo, Jason Santiago found a passion for soccer and loves watching the World Cup.

Ultimate Frisbee is catching on

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 11:39AM

Ultimate Frisbee is a sport that anyone can take part in. A group meets every Saturday at Cedar Heights Junior High in Port Orchard and encourages everyone to come out.

Enjoy the U.S. Open from Gold Mountain Golf Course

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 11:32AM

Gold Mountain Golf Course is showing the U.S. Open al four days and is offering drink specials to celebrate the coveted tournament being played at Chambers Bay.

Redundant development is ‘just plain stupid’

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 3:56PM

Redundant development saturates the market; there’s only so much money to go around. I said years ago when Walmart opened at Olhava that Albertsons would go under. Obviously, that didn’t happen then, but it has happened now due to the totally unnecessary Safeway.

‘Norseman’ supported Girls Night Out

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 3:57PM

I hope for this to be the last letter to you regarding our Viking statue. I want to take part of the responsibility for all the uproar because I am the person who put the pink apron — it was supposed to be a skirt but he’s just too big — on him. The pink attire was not for Mother’s Day, as referenced by one letter, but for Girls Night Out on May 6.

How to keep your dog calm on the Fourth | Being Humane

  • Jun 18, 2015 at 4:28PM

I have nothing against fireworks on the Fourth of July. It’s tradition, after all, and a fitting way to commemorate our country’s independence. What does concern me — mainly because the extended celebration is pure torture for my three dogs — is the launching of firecrackers weeks before the Fourth and in the weeks following.

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