Viking Fest, Urban Trails Plan adoption, private investigation into shooting among top stories

It's Viking Fest time, a celebration of Norway's Constitution Day and the cultural ties between Poulsbo and Norway. The May 18 Herald has Viking Fest-related features, updated schedules and other information.
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Thina Hostmark describes life in Poulsbo in 1889 in a letter home to Norway. The Urban Paths of Poulsbo plan is adopted amid some residents' concerns that private land can be taken for trails. A private investigator is interviewing witnesses to the police shooting of a Poulsbo man in February.

Those are among the top stories in the May 18 Herald, available now on newsstands and in stores.

The Herald is 52 pages in two sections, and includes USA Weekend magazine and an Armed Forces Day celebration special section.

Inside the Herald, you'll find feature stories, updated schedules and other information related to Viking Fest, which begins Friday and continues through Sunday. You'll also find news, features, Opinion, Sports, North Kitsap Calendar, Around Town, Scene & Heard, Kitsap Week Life and Culture, Gluten Free Foodies, Northwest Wines, Kitsap Week Crossword, Sudoku, Around Town, Around Kitsap, Kitsap Calendar, Sound Classifieds and Real Estate.

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