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“Dedicated to your Dental & Denture needs.”

LAW OFFICES OF TOLMAN KIRK clucas PLLC Serving North Kitsap Since 1978

Best Lawyer

If time, quality & gentle care are important to you. . . then we are here to serve.

Your Knowledgeable, Friendly Staff at Anderson Dental & Denture Center

• Dentures & Partials • Cosmetic & General Dentistry • Extractions • Emergency Care • Crowns & Bridges • Denture Repair • Relines (while you wait) • Denturist & Dentist on Staff • Crown & Denture Implants

Serving North Kitsap Since 1995

Most Insurances Accepted


360-779-1566 19410 8th Ave. N.E., Suite 102, Poulsbo (Easy Access • Hwy 305)

Since 2008

Probate • Wills Estate Planning Family Law Adoptions Personal Injury Claims Criminal Defense

360.779.5561 18925 Front St, Suite 100 • Downtown Poulsbo


for voting us into the TOP 3 for Vintage/Thrift/Consignment


Gift Certificates Available

Downtown Poulsbo • 18800 Front St, Suite 102 Hours: 11-6 Daily http://thevintagehousewife.net


All of us at Dahlquist’s Fine Jewelry want to thank our community for again voting us one of the Best of North Kitsap! We are grateful to be the solution for all of your jewelry needs, from simple repairs, to unique custom designs. We are proud to be North Kitsap’s Jewelry store for the last 33 years!

New patient consultation and oral exam


*X-Rays excluded. Must present this ad to receive.

800-990-9116 www.andersondenturedental.com


19494 7th Ave. NE Poulsbo Village Shopping Center

“Providing Quality Jewelry Since 1981.”


Thank You, North Kitsap for your patronage. We’ve got your kans covered! We are serious about service and our environment! We’re doing our part by using eco-friendly products and believe in our tagline, “Be Wise, Sanitize”. We’re your local Kingston business serving the Kitsap County and beyond, since 2000.

• Residential • Commercial • Special Events • Weddings

Portable Restrooms

Call us today 360-509-0655 • www.RandyKan.com

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Readers reveal their favorites in North Kitsap Most people know North Kitsap for its forests and shores, for Norwegian-themed downtown Poulsbo, and for culture-rich Little Boston and Suquamish. But, do you know where to get the Best Burger, Best Beer Selection, Best Dessert? According to our latest Best of North Kitsap survey, residents here love to boast about what makes living in North Kitsap so unique. A record 1,600 readers responded to our annual online survey this year, submitting nominations in approximately 80 categories. Look within these pages and you’ll see the people and places that survey respondents say are standouts in various Services, Food, Shopping, Entertainment, Fitness & Sports, Public Servants, and Best Aspects of Living in North Kitsap. The nominees help make living here a special experience. They deserve a shout out, as do the readers that participated in our annual survey. Thank you all.The special section you are holding helps tell the story of North Kitsap’s communities: Poulsbo, Kingston, Eglon, Hansville, Indianola, Keyport, Little Boston, Port Gamble, Suquamish. North Kitsap is an exciting, thriving place where diversity reigns: Beaches, farmland, forests, sea views, seaside towns, wildlife. Entertainment, recreation, retail, services and tourism. If you’re looking for a contractor, a restaurant, a gift shop, a place to work out or, where to get the best burger, you’ll find the Best of North Kitsap a fun source. The Best of North Kitsap is published by the North Kitsap Herald, which has been the Voice of North Kitsap since 1901. Call (360) 779-4464 for convenient home delivery. You can also stay up-to-date on North Kitsap news and events by visiting NorthKitsapHerald.com.

Enjoy this special section. And have fun. Donna Etchey, Regional Advertising Director

Not Your Ordinary Pet Store!

For Pets & Pet Lovers...

Thank You to all our supporters!

2-legged & 4-legged! TM

– Come see us! –

Poulsbo • Front Street • (360) 930-0361 www.BoomersPetBoutique.com

Thank you for your continued support and trusting us with your plumbing needs.

Thank you for voting us #1 Best Hair Salon in North Kitsap for the past 6 years! 2008-2013

Salon & Spa Voted #1 Salon in North Kitsap




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19880 7th Ave., NE, Suite D Poulsbo, WA 98370


26061 United Rd. NE Kingston

(360) 297-9592

Lic# SWIFTP*1091QE

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2014 BEST OF Best Park/Playground Best Tourist Attraction BEST ENTERTAINMENT NORTH KITSAP Lion’s Park Downtown Poulsbo Best Casino RESULTS Finalists: & Waterfront BEST ASPECTS OF LIVING IN NORTH KITSAP Best Beach

Point No Point Finalists: Indianola Beach Foulweather Bluff Nature Conservancy

Poulsbo Waterfront Park Salsbury Point County Park

Best Place To Make Out

Clearwater Casino

Finalists: Port Gamble Finalists: Point No Point Beach & Lighthouse The Point Casino

Indianola Beach Finalists: Beach Behind The Barn At Slippery Pig

Best Place to Meet People

Downtown Poulsbo & Waterfront Finalists: Central Market Hot Shots Java

Point No Point, voted “Best Beach”

Living the Jesus-Centered Mission No matter where you are in your life, our passion is to provide you the ability to encounter a life-changing experience with God through the Love of Jesus Christ. At Gateway Fellowship, we invite and welcome people of all ages, all backgrounds and all life experiences, irrespective of where they might be on their spiritual journey. Gateway Fellowship is a Church that anyone can come to. We’re striving to become the kind of Church described in the Bible. A Church where there’s relevant teaching, heart-felt worship, honest friendships, constant prayer, and compassionate care for those in need.

18901 8th Ave NE, Poulsbo • 360.779.5515 • gatewayfellowship.com SUNDAY GATHERINGS: 8:00am, 9:30am & 11:00am, 11:00am Español, and 5:00pm

Tom Duchemin, Lead Pastor

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Best Event

Best Local Band

Viking Fest

North Kitsap High School Band

Finalists: Poulsbo 3rd Of July Kingston 4th Of July

Finalists: One Shot Molly Betsy And The Boys

Best Event Venue

Kiana Lodge Finalists: Clearwater Casino Port Gamble Weddings

Best Festival

Viking Fest North Kitsap High School Band, voted “Best Local Band”

We Appreciate Your Continued Business

Finalists: Kingston 4th Of July Poulsbo 3rd of July


Pope Resources Port Gamble Trails Finalists: Anderson Parkway Poulsbo Fish Park


P olished at Longworth Studio

Great Plants. Great People.


208 82 Bond Rd NE, Poul sbo • 360 -779-3806 w w w.v al l ey nur ser y inc.com

Come in and see us and find out why our patients have voted us “Best Dentist” for the last 5 years!

skin • nails • body Thank You North Kitsap for voting us “BEST NAIL TECHNICIAN” 7 Years Running! Image • Jan Marini • Jane Iredale – Exclusively available at Beautifully Polished – Intraceuticals • Hydropeptide

(360) 598-6000


18825 Anderson Pkwy NE Downtown Poulsbo

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Best Place To Fish

Point No Point Finalists: Indianola Dock Hansville

Best Place To Workout

Poulsbo Athletic Club Finalists: Kitsap Crossfit Kingston Fitness

BEST FOOD Best Asian

Pho T & N Finalists: Chung’s Teriyaki Aroy Dy Thai

Best Bar/Tavern

The Loft Finalists: Tizley’s Europub Hare & Hounds Main Street Ale House

Best Bakery

Best BBQ

Sluys Bakery

Mike’s 4 Star BBQ

Finalists: Borrowed Kitchen Central Market Bakery

Finalists: Central Market BBQ Grub Hut

Sluys Bakery, voted “Best Bakery.”

“Thank you, North Kitsap! We are so grateful to be able to live and work in this wonderful community. Business is thriving thanks to the numerous individuals who chose us to represent them in their recent real estate transactions. We so appreciate your continued support!” BRIDGET YOUNG


Building lasting relationships, one house at a time. (360) 779-5205 • www.realestatekitsap.com

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Best Beer Selection


Central Market Finalists: Tizley’s Europub Slippery Pig

Best Breakfast/Brunch

Port Gamble General Store & Cafe Finalists: 305 Diner Junction Diner

Pete DeBoer Port Gamble General Store & Cafe, voted “Best Breakfast/Brunch.”

Thank you for voting us Best Stylist the last 3 years!

Diana Borjas - owner/stylist desa ent., LLC

18924-A Front Street Poulsbo, WA • 360-394-0007

We LOVE our Customers! Thanks for your support, patronage and laughter!

Open 7 Days a Week • (360) 779-6265 18833 Front Street • Downtown Poulsbo VOTED BEST GIFT SHOP 6 YEARS IN A ROW!

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Tues-Sat 9:30am-6pm/Sun 10-3 • Closed Monday 360.297.1347 • 10978 Hwy 104 • Kingston www.almostcandid.net

Port of Kingston Commissioner, Past President of Kingston Chamber of Commerce and Kingston Kiwanis Club, past Commadore (two times) Kingston Yacht Club and Chairman of the Kingston 4th of July.

Best Bartender Jason at Main Street Alehouse because he is always happy. Best Green Business Olympic Printer Resources Best Bakery Sluys Bakery. “I always go to Sluy’s first when I take my boat to Poulsbo.” Best Dessert 4 Dip Waffle Bowl at Mora’s Iced Creamery. “I even take extra home and freeze it to eat later.” Best Event Kingston 4th of July Best Beach Point No Point hands down.

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BEYOND CARPET CLEANING Carpet | Tile & Grout | Hardwood | Furniture

1-800-STEEMER or 360-626-9012 26262 Lindvog Rd NE, Kingston www.stanleysteemer.com

Best Brewery

Best Deli

Best Hamburger

Valholl Brewing

Central Market

The Grub Hut

Finalists: Slippery Pig Brewery Sound Brewing

Finalists: 2 Brothers Deli Jak’s Cafe And Espresso

Finalists: Richie’s Burger Urge The Loft

Best Clam Chowder

Best Dessert

J.J.’s Fish House

Mora Iced Creamery That’s-A-Some Finalists: Italian Ristorante ChocMo

Finalists: Central Market Main Street Ale House

Best Coffee Shop/ Espresso Stand

Hot Shots Java Finalists: The Cup & Muffin Latte On Your Way

Best Italian Menu

Finalists: Sogno Di Vino Burrata Bistro

Central Market

Best Fish & Chips

Best Lunch Place

J.J.’s Fish House Finalists: The Loft Hare & Hounds

Central Market Finalists: Port Gamble General Store & Cafe The Grub Hut

Best The

Of North Kitsap

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your ongoing support! We’re in the TOP 3 for these categories

Best Chiropractor Dr. Sunny Gill Best Naturopath Dr. Lori Olaf

Thank you for your support!

Best Acupuncturist Laura Bratton-Sterling

Dr. Howard Robinson • Dr Marie Robinson Dr. Rachel Strohmeyer • Dr. Jim Moore

11254 NE East 2nd Kingston (360) 297-2898 www.kingstonvet.com


8202 NE State Hwy. 104, Ste 105 Kingston


Central Market, voted “Best Lunch Place”

you matter to us.

Our customers recognize and expect superior quality and customer service.

thank you

for letting us help you to celebrate lifes most beautiful moments.

Voted #1 Best Jeweler in North Kitsap 2009 - 2013

18946 Front Street Downtown Poulsbo 360-779-3322 www.blueheronjewelry.com

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Best Mexican Menu

Best Steak

Best Wine List

Best Acupuncturist

Casa Luna

Whiskey Creek Steak House

Sogno Di Vino

Acupuncture & Wellness Center

Finalists: Los Cabos Grill Taqueria Los Cazadores Taqueria El Huarache

Best Pizza

Finalists: Central Market That’s- A-Some Italian Ristorante

Finalists: Clearwater Casino Cedar Steakhouse Agate Pass

Central Market Pizza

Best Vegetarian Cuisine BEST SERVICES Best Accountant Pho T&N

Finalists: Bella Luna Pizzeria Poulsbo Woodfired Pizza

Finalists: Central Market Paella Bar

Finalists: Laura Bratton, LAC - Kingston Crossing Wellness Clinic Nancy J. Knode, LAC – Harbor Healing Center

Best Architect

John Macdonald, CPA

Finalists: Anderson Accounting Group LLC Thank you for making Hearing Advantage the best in Hearing Healthcare! Sharon Hubbard, CPA Peninsula Business Solutions Visit us at our new Poulsbo location Cascade View Medical Center

Thank you for making Hearing Advantage the best in Hearing Healthcare the past 5 years! Visit us at our new Poulsbo location Cascade View Medical Center

Aaron D. Murphy ADM Architecture, Poulsbo Finalists: Wayne LaMont - LaMont Design,Inc. Richard Prine

From our family to yours...

Thank you for making Hearing Advantage the best in Hearing Healthcare! Visit us at our new Poulsbo location Cascade View Medical Center

22180 Olympic College Way, Suite 205

Call for an appointment (360) 697-1300

Premier Audiology and Hearing Services Call for your Hearing Aid Demonstration Diane Raszler Au. D Doctor of Audiology (360) 697-1300 Diane Raszler, AuD

Doctor of Audiology

22180 Olympic College Way, Suite 205

Thank You!

22180 Olympic College Way, Suite 205

Call for an appointment (360) 697-1300

Diane Raszler, AuD Doctor of Audiology

For making our 2nd year of business THE BEST! We appreciate your patronage.

B’s Fabric Fun & Sewing



Photo by Barb Zawlocki

Thank You for your support. We enjoy serving you. NKH



“Voted Best Topsoil/Gravel Company in North Kitsap” 2012 & 2013

VERN’S ORGANIC TOPSOIL & BARK 22622 Bond Road NE • Poulsbo, WA 98370 360-779-2764 • VernsOrganicTopsoil@gmail.com

“The Best Products for the Best Results”

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Best Dining The

Happy Hour Mon-Fri 3-5:30pm

Of North Kitsap 2014

Outdoor Deck Seating • Full Bar

COME SEE WHY WE ARE VOTED INTO THE BEST OF NORTH KITSAP! One of the best bar-tavern & clam chowder

Thank You for voting for us!

An Authentic Taste of Vietnam

Visit our website for weekly dining specials Located 1 block West of the ferry dock in Old Town Kingston

(360) 297-0440 11225 State HWY 104 • Kingston

Thank you for choosing us as North Kitsap’s best Asian & vegetarian restaurant for 2009 - 2013

PHO (Vietnamese Noodle Soup)

asa Luna

Spring & EggRolls • Stir Fried Egg or Rice Noodles

Mexican Restaurant

18830 Front St. Downtown Poulsbo

(360) 779-7676


Vermicelli Noodle Bowl • Rice Platters • Fried Rice • Bubble Tea


Mon-Sat 10:30am-9pm • Sum 12-8pm

We know food in North Kitsap and we know how to dine.


Thank You For Voting Us

Dinner • Wine • Beer Cocktails • Housewares • Gifts NOW OPEN! Breakfast: Fri - Sun 8-2 Lunch: Thur -Mon 11- 4 Dinner: Thur - Mon 5 - 9 Happy Hour: Thur - Mon 4 - 5 Cafe closed Tue & Wed.

Best Breakfast & Lunch 2013

32400 Rainier Ave. NE, Port Gamble • 360.297.7636 www.portgamblegeneralstore.com

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Whether you are looking for coffee & a quick snack, a unique baked good, a quick lunch or a special dining experience to remember we have it right here in North Kitsap and the voters have spoken for their favorites. Enjoy learning about places you didn’t know of or learning something new that is available at one of your old favorites.

Have fun tasting your way through the Best of North Kitsap 2014 food results!

Thank You North Kitsap! • Best Bar / Tavern • Best Fish & Chips • Best Bartender Dan Grigsby


Corner of Jensen & Front St. Downtown Poulsbo

(360) 440-9583


Thank You for your support!

Best Bartender (Dan Grigsby) Best Bar / Tavern Best Beer Selection

North Kitsap



Of North Kitsap

18928 Front St. • Downtown Poulsbo www.tizleys.com • (360) 394-0080

The Grub Hut Voted “Best Burger” in North Kitsap 2009-2013

Best Bartender, Best Waitress & Past Best Breakfast

• Burgers/Veggie Burgers • All Natural Grass Fed Beef • Philly Cheese Steak • Gyros, Salads • Shakes & More

Sheila’s Port Side Restaurant & Bar 18779 Front St Downtown Poulsbo on the Waterfront

360-779-2997 www.sheilasportside.com


• Gluten Free Available

Call in orders welcome! 360-881-0147 11130 NE State Hwy. 104 • Kingston


Thank You for voting us #1 Steaks 2009, 2010, 2012 & 2013





2008 – 2013!


Thank you for your years of support.

GREAT FOOD • GREAT FUN Happy Hour Menu • Appetizers Lunch & Dinner • Sunday Brunch Steak • Seafood • Chicken • Desserts Room For Large Groups Full Bar • Outdoor Seating

Custom Roasted Organic Coffees Smoothies • Chai Tea ‘ • Paninis Famous Blended Frazzes Ice Cream • Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Sandwiches • Fresh Baked Cookies Pastries • Gourmet Flavors • Teas

Home of the 2 for 1 Double Shot FREE WiFi With Purchase

Downtown Poulsbo • Front St. • 360-779-2171


1783 NE State Hwy 308 • Keyport

Under new ownership: Jon & Brandi are back!


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Best Audiologist

Thank for voting us into the TOP 3 You Gift Shops of North Kitsap!

Best Auto Repair

Peninsula Hearing Inc. Ken’s Northwest Finalists: Automotive

We have the best customers in the world and we appreciate seeing your smiling faces every day! We always have new stuff to see, so visit us!

Hearing Advantage Brandy Stephens, AUD


Best Auto Body Shop

18890 Front St. Downtown Poulsbo 360-779-7788


Henery Hardware Best of North Kitsap 2008-2013

Thank you for your support

North Kitsap Auto Rebuild Finalists: John’s Body Shop Auto Body Experts

Finalists: Liberty Bay Auto Center Hansville Repair

Best Bank

Kitsap Credit Union Finalists: Kitsap Bank Columbia Bank

Best Barber Or Stylist

Diane Baldi Bon Cheveux Salon & Spa Finalists: Diana Borjais - Delano Salon Kaley Velarde - Rosario’s Salon

Best Barista (& where)

A.J. Stokes Hot Shots Java Finalists: All - Cup & Muffin Alissa Safly - Latte On Your Way

10978 St. Hwy 104 Kingston • 360-297-3366

Thank you for voting us the Best Naturopathic Clinic in North Kitsap!

Thank you for voting us one of the best!

Sound Naturopathic Clinic Family Practice SALES • SERVICE • DETAILING Domestics & Imports BEST AUTO REPAIR

Ruth Urand, ND

2011 - 2013

r a t i n g 2 5 Ye a r s b e l Ce

Areas of specialization: • Fatigue • Women’s Health • Pediatrics • Pain

• Colonics • Allergy Elimination • Acute & Chronic Ailments • Colon/Liver Cleansing

360.598.6999 • 20270 Front St. #103 • Poulsbo • www.soundnaturopathicclinic.com

20201 Front Street NE, Poulsbo, WA (360) 697-4066 • (877) 263-8605 libertybayauto.com

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Best Bartender (& where)

Best Chiropractor

Best Dentist

Jared Otto Sogno Di Vino

Ryan Smart, DC Life Force Chiropractic

Lance Rencher, DDS

Finalists: Dan Grisby - Tizleys Europub Finalists: And Hare And Hounds Sunny Gill, DC -Kingston Angela Krueger - Sheila’s Portside Crossing Wellness Clinic Brandy J. Morgan, DC Best Carpet Cleaning Michelle Cho Gip, DC - Well Being Health Center

Stanley Steemer Kingston

Finalists: Kat’s Carpet Care (Julie Katana) Steamway Carpet Cleaning

Best Contractor

Tim Ryan Construction


Finalists: Modern Dentistry (Jeromy Peterson, DDS & R. Scott Puhn, DDS) Poulsbo Dental Center

Best Doctor

Wendy Z. Hawley, MD Finalists: Teresa Andersen, MD Stephen Reichley, MD

Active Kingston Rotary Member, Board Member of Village Green Foundation, former owner of Nancy’s Green Garden in Kingston and Member of the Kingston Chamber of Commerce Events Committee. Back when the events committee used to be just Nancy and her husband, Dan, they started several very successful annual events: Pie in the Park, Concerts on the Cove and Kites over Kingston. In addition to all of that, Nancy is currently busy remodeling their kitchen.

Finalists: Mike Marshall Construction Jennings-Heins & Associates


for supporting us over the years. Our customers are #1 to us, always.

Thanks for all of your support!

Quality, Natural Pet Foods Organic Chicken Feed NW Sourced Feeds and Grains Professional Dog Grooming

Country Pet & Feed Shoppe 11132 NE 2nd Street Off Hwy 104 in the heart of Kingston (360) 297-4165 • Open M-Sa 10-6

New & Used

To acknowledge the amazing community support, we are honoring TRADECREDIT from Mr. B’s until the end of 2014. 360-297-7380 Open Mon-Sat 10-6 www.Kingstonbookery.com

Nancy Martin

Best Bartender Micki at d’Vine Wines & d’Lectables is excellent at suggesting wines and pairing wine with food. Best Green Business North 360-620-5585 cell Kitsap Metal Recycling

KATs DRY CARPET CARE 360-697-4651 or


Thank You, North Kitsap Thanks to all our loyal customers for making our first 8 years successful.


Poulsborunning.com 19980 10th Ave. NE #101 (Next to Central Market)

Running ∙ Fitness ∙ Triathlon


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Best Dessert Sweet Life Cakery for Methia Gordon Nugent’s “Sweet Blisses” which are a grown up version of a ding dong.

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Best Electrician

Best Hair Salon

Best Interior Designer

Bird Electric

Bon Cheveux Salon & Spa

Connie LaMont Jeffrey Tolman – LaMont Design Inc. Tolman Kirk Clucas

Finalists: The Head Hunter Delano Salon

Finalists: Michele Interiors/ MD Design Group Janet Webber Interior Design

Finalists: Sunset Electric NW Peninsula Electric Corp.

Best Green Business

Central Market Finalists: Valley Nursery Grounds For Change

Best Insurance Agent

Best Landscaper

Ehl Insurance

Savage Plants & Landscaping

Finalists: Fritz Jorg - State Farm Debra Linn Allbee - Farmers Insurance

One of the Top 3 Realtors in North Kitsap since 2010!!


THANK YOU for voting me one of the BEST IN NORTH KITSAP 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014! Catherine Arlen Realtor

My heart is in helping you home. 360.340.8186 catherinearlen@windermere.com www.catherinearlen.com

Finalists: McClain Gene Smith

Best Lawyer

Finalists: John Kenney – Law Offices of Luce, Kenney & Associates P.S. Richard Tizzano – Sherrard McGonagle Tizzano

Best Lender

Kitsap Credit Union Finalists: Kitsap Bank Kitsap Bank Navy Federal Credit Union

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Best Massage Therapist

Best Naturopath

Best Pharmacist

Hannah Listle, LMP Ruth Urand, ND - Kitsap Pharmacy – Enhanced Life Sound In Cental Market Massage Naturopathic Clinic Finalists: Finalists: Eric Thanem, CPMT, LMP Poulsbo Athletic Club Mary Briner, LMP - Well Being Health Center

Finalists: Stephen Speidel, ND Kingston Crossing

Best Orthodontist

Best Nail Tech

Cascade Specialty Pharmacy (formerly Poulsbo Compounding Pharmacy Rite Aid Poulsbo

Best Photographer

Jeffrey Lingenbrink, Olympic Photo DDS Kerry Slone Group Link Orthodontics Finalists: Beautifully Polished Finalists: Almost Candid Photography At Longworth Studio Dr. Troy Okunami, DDS Johnny Walker Finalists: Apollo Nails and Spa The Happy Hour Salon

Braces, Inc.

Thank You! We appreciate your confidence in us.

Paul Dudley Photography

Dr. Elizabeth Sheldon, DDS Braces, Inc.

Thank you for voting us one of the Best in North Kitsap!

Michelle Cho Gip, Chiropractor Mary Briner, Massage Therapist

Well Being Health Center • be happy • be healthy • be well

(360) 697-6100

19045 Hwy. 305, Ste 190 • Poulsbo (Under Azteca)


We Pride ourselves on being the Best in Customer Service

Thank You North Kitsap for Voting us the Best! 360-779-2000 • POULSBO VILLAGE www.coastdoitbesthardware.com


Thank you

For recognizing us for the past four years!

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360•394•1777 20174 Front Street Poulsbo www.TheheadhunterSalon.com

Bill Austin President of Bight of Poulsbo, Inc., a not-for profit organization Bill has been with since its inception in 1991. They have raised funds for the Library, the opening of the Marine Science Center and the 7th Annual Street Dance. Bill is a member of the Historic Downtown Poulsbo Association and also makes & installs the Christmas decorations along Front Street each year as well as event banners for different community organizations throughout the year. Though he is officially retired, Bill still paints for the Austin Sign Co., but only for friends or “if you pay him a lot of money”.

Best Bartender Sally at Portside Pub Best Waitress “Little Nell” at Sheila’s Bay Cafe Best Bakery Central Market without a doubt! Best Event Viking Fest because I am in the parade every year and its fun!

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Best Physical Therapist

Best Plumber

Best Senior Services

Wade Zinn Swift Plumbing Poulsbo Athletic Club Finalists: Finalists: Dan Hollingsworth - Kitsap Crossfit Ron Mimaki - Kitsap Physical Therapy - Poulsbo

Best Place To Worship

Gateway Fellowship Finalists: Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints St. Olaf’s Catholic Church

Best Topsoil Or Gravel

Martha And Mary Vern’s Organic Finalists: Topsoil Liberty Shores/Harbor House Emeritus At Montclair Park

Kimco Plumbing Mabbutt Plumbing LLC

Best Realtor

Best Sign Company

Bridget Young & Joni Kimmel Windermere

Austin Signs Finalists: Orbea Sign Company Chinook Signs

Finalists: Mike And Sandi Nelson Real Estate Catherine Arlen - Windermere

Best Tattoo Studio

Thor’s Hammer & Needle

Finalists: A&L Port Madison Construction

Best Veterinarian

Poulsbo Marina Veterinary Clinic Finalists: Poulsbo Animal Clinic Apple Tree Cove Animal Hospital

Peninsula Hearing, In Finalists: Woodwork Tattoo & Gallery Silver City Tattoo

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Best Waiter /Waitress (& where)

Marie Pelland That’s-A-Some Italian Ristorante Finalists: All - Cup & Muffin Dorothy Leibrant - Sheila’s Portside Restaurant

BEST SHOPPING Best Bookstore

Best Customer Service

Central Market Finalists: Dahlquist’s Fine Jewelry The Cup & Muffin

Best Gallery

Best Grocery Store/ Mini-mart

Central Market Finalists: Red Apple Market Masi Shop Kingston IGA

Best Hardware

Coast Do It Best Hardware Finalists: Kingston Henery Hardware Home Depot - Poulsbo

Bluewater Artworks Finalists: Front Street Gallery Verksted Gallery

Best Gift Shop

Liberty Bay Books Saisons Boutique Finalists: Bad Blanche Collection Clever Gift Shop

Finalists: Mr. B’s Bookery The Book Stop

Best Clothing Shop

Flicka - Women’s Clothing Boutique Finalists: Indigo Plum Lucky Star Consignment Clothing

Coast Do It Best Hardware, voted “Best Hardware”


360-779-3285 New & Used Children’s Clothing T H E O N LY P L A C E F O R Y O U R G R O W I N G C H I L D Open: M-F 9:30AM-5PM • Sat 10AM-4PM

697-2464 19470 Viking Ave Suite 201, Poulsbo www.rumplenewskins.com

360-697-7710 (Suite 200)

Thank you North Kitsap for your business and support. Serving you since 1995.

19611 7th Ave NE • Poulsbo ( behind Rite Aid & Albertson’s)

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Best Jeweler

Dahlquist’s Fine Jewelry Finalists: Blue Heron Jewelry Pine Cone Gifts

Best Nursery/Plants

Valley Nursery Finalists: Olmsted Nursery Savage Plants

Best Pet Shop

Best Vintage/Thrift/ Consignment

Second SeasonFishline Finalists: Vintage Housewife Lucky Star Consignment Clothing

Best Window Display

Sluys Bakery Finalists: Dahlquist’s Fine Jewelry Kitchen Karousel

Boomer’s Pet Boutique Finalists: Petco Poulsbo Country Pet Shoppe

Best Sporting Goods Store

Dahlquist’s Fine Jewelry, voted “Best Jeweler.”

Thank You! Again!

Sport Haus

Voted Top 3 in Best of North Kitsap 2012-2014 Rated Best in Client Satisfaction by Seattle Magazine Ranked 6th in the state for closings by sides in 2013 by Real Trends

Finalists: Poulsbo Running Coast To Coast

We’re your true TEAM with Selling, Buying, Transaction & Marketing Specialists

Best Tire Shop

One of the top Acupuncturists


Les Schwab Finalists: Kitsap Tire Center Liberty Bay

Nancy Knode Licensed Acupuncturist, National Board Certified

Over 13 years in Kitsap Real Estate

Over 13 years Specializing in

(360) 930-8150

(360) 271-0172


~ Women’s Health Care ~ Acute & Chronic Pain Poulsbo: Well Being Health Center Plaza 305 Kingston: Harbor Healing Center - Downtown Kingston


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Thank You North Kitsap! For voting me the #1 Massage Therapist in North Kitsap in 2010, 2011, & 2012. Sincerely, Eric Thanem CPMT, LMP #MA22333

19611 7th Ave. NE • Poulsbo 360.779.3285 • Most Insurances Accepted


SPECIALTY SHOPS | RESTAURANTS | GROCERY | SERVICES | LOTS OF PARKING! Albertson’s Allen’s Cleaners A New Beginning Bebe Nails Burger King Chung’s Teriyaki Cleaver Construction Coast Do It Best Hardware Cobbler Shoppe Cut it Again Sam Dahlquist’s Fine Jewelry Defensive Driving School

Dollar Tree Domino’s Pizza Edward Jones Investments El Huarache Restaurant Elmer’s Restaurant Gallery of Hair Design Golden Lion Restaurant Harrison’s Comfort Footwear Island Hammer LLC Liberty Tax Service North Kitsap Herald Olympic Wine Shop

Papa Murphy’s Pizza Peninsula Outfitters Pho T&N Restaurant Poulsbo Animal Clinic Poulsbo Village Chiropractic Richie’s Burger Urge Rite Aid Sport Haus Sprint Store Starbucks Coffee Superior Pet Foods Sound Publishing Sound Classified

Sunrise Dental The Galletta School of Dance The New You The UPS Store The Wild Bird Top Flite Financial Toys Etc. Ultimate Performance Rehabilitation and Wellness Village Laundromat Woodwork Tattoo

Off Hwy 305 • Poulsbo • www.poulsbovillage.com




(360) 689-4156


18820 Front St., Suite 210 • Poulsbo

Of North Kitsap 2010-2011

Michele Doyle, Interior Designer

Residential I Commercial I New Construction I Remodel | Refresh

Kathy Thompson

Thank You!

Voted #1 Chiropractor in North Kitsap 2012 & 2013 “Thank you to all my wonderful patients for voting me one of the top three finalists for the Best Chiropracter 2014. I appreciate your belief in me and your support.”

Poulsbo Branch Manager

Thank you for voting Kitsap Credit Union for the categories of “Best Financial Institution” and “Best Lender” We serve our neighbors with a simple philosophy – build quality relationships, provide valuable financial assistance, and empower people to achieve more. Thank you for noticing!

Dr. Ryan Smart Most Insurances Accepted

1016 NE Forest Rock Lane, Suite 105

360-779-5580 • www.feelandmovebetter.com

Stop by one of our North Kitsap branches to see why. Poulsbo Branch 19045 Hwy 305

Kingston Branch 8196 NE State Hwy 104

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