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This is the season of giving, but the gratitude comes year-round. “Throughout the year, people have told me, ‘Thanks for helping [the Poulsbo Lions/Raab Foundation] Bellringer Fund. It helped me out when I needed it,’” said Mike Brooks of Mike’s Car Wash & Detailing on 7th Avenue.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the No. 1 leading cause of fatal cancer in men and women, taking more lives than prostate, breast or colon cancer combined each year. But it’s rarely on people’s radar screen. In this guest column, the CEO of the American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific highlights the case of longtime Poulsbo resident Gwynne Cleveland and her ongoing battle with lung cancer.
Perhaps the most significant part of the budget, according to Mayor Becky Erickson, is the council's pursuit of additional revenue for utilities and roads. The council may form a Transportation Benefit District in order to implement a $20 vehicle license fee. It is also considering raising stormwater and water utility rates, and imposing a cable TV tax.
Ronald Dennis Nelson of Poulsbo served as mayor of a Washington city for eight years, worked for the U.S. State and Energy departments, was honored by the CIA for his work assessing the Soviet Union’s nuclear weapons program, and met with Soviet scientists to seek peaceful uses for plutonium. Despite such heavy responsibilities, he still had time for his faith, his family, and even some recreational reading and gardening.
Taste offers traditional Chinese food as well as sushi in an illuminating setting.