The hard work and the long wait are over. Actually, the wait for the Village Green Community Center’s opening was over before the ink was dry on invitations and the last book was moved into the library.
April 30 is a big day in North Kitsap. Here’s a summary. See North Kitsap Calendar for more events.
Frederick Trump, grandfather of presidential candidate Donald Trump, emigrated the U.S. from Germany in 1885 at the age of 16. Soon after his arrival in Seattle in 1891, he purchased a restaurant, which also offered “private rooms for ladies,” located in Seattle’s red-light district.
For more than 40 years, the informal foot path at the end of James Street had been the public’s only access to the beach in northeast Suquamish. At the end of March, Kitsap County Public Works fenced off the path with a $1,500, 40-foot-long, eight-foot-high chain link fence put up at taxpayers’ expense.
At about 4 p.m. April 25, Fabiola Sanso crossed Front Street from Hot Shots Java to meet her husband, in a parked car across the street, and was struck in the crosswalk by a VW Passat that was backing up.
Jung Shin, owner of a shopping center on Viking Avenue, is suing to evict three business owners, claiming they owe her several years of back rent. The business owners, however, say Shin relieved them of rent payments until she repaired the leaking roof — work that was never completely done and has, they say, caused black mold, damage to inventory, and jeopardized the health of customers and employees.
The driver in a fatal crash early April 19 on Clear Creek Road near Sherman Hill Road has been identified. The Kitsap County Coroner’s Office identified the driver as Jonathan Tyler McGuire, 35, of Poulsbo.
Hot and dry weather can quickly change the level of fire danger — even when there’s been recent heavy rainfall — as illustrated by an afternoon brush fire near Hansville, April 21.
The Infiniti G35 Coupe was speeding, officials said, when it struck a fire hydrant, a large rock and a telephone pole, catapulting into Phillip and Catherine Davi’s pasture on April 19. The driver was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.
A major cleanup project restarting this summer will dig up and remove more decades-old contaminated sediments, creosoted pilings and other materials from Port Gamble Bay
A man was killed when a car crashed into a telephone pole early April 19 at Clear Creek and Sherman Hill roads
In the history of the Fulbright Program, 82 Fulbright scholars have gone on to receive the Pulitzer Prize, 54 have received a Nobel Prize, 33 have served as head of state or government, 10 have been elected to U.S. Congress, and one served as secretary general of the United Nations. Who knows where we may find Sarah Mills of Indianola in the future.
They were among 258 schools to win the Washington Achievement Award, presented annually to top-performing schools by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the state Board of Education. Winning schools are selected based on statewide assessment data for the three previous years. Schools must have at least 95 percent participation on state tests to qualify for recognition.
Map Your Poulsbo Neighborhood April 19, 23 at Poulsbo City Hall; online registration ends April 17
BREMERTON — The cost of purchasing or renting a home in Kitsap County has been rising as the economy has improved and as the population has grown. The higher housing costs have made it more difficult for some people to be able to afford a place to live, and also contributes to the homelessness problem in the county.
If you take the Kingston ferry, live in Kingston, or take the Hood Canal Bridge to work, you need to plan ahead for delays and detours late this summer and on into the fall.
A new community, Arborwood, is proposed between White Horse Golf Club and Kingston. But residents didn’t put out the welcome mat at a neighborhood meeting on April 13.
Christine Conners alleges she was fired after challenging port manager on public records compliance
The Poulsbo Port Commission is expected to finalize its proposed annexation boundaries and consider a public-outreach proposal by the Rockfish Group at a special commission meeting at 2 p.m. April 15.
A Driftwood Keys man goes to trial on June 13 in Kitsap County Superior Court, accused of holding three teens at gunpoint while he and a neighbor investigated what they believed to be suspicious behavior.