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Community efforts keep park in bloom

  • Feb 6, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:22PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo's Fish Park is heading into 2008 swimmingly. A true community effort if there ever was one, the 13-acre patch of nature along Lindvig Way has been planted, built and tended to by the city of Poulsbo and various community groups and volunteers.

Fire fighters miss delivery, but dad does fine

  • Feb 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:22PM

POULSBO — When Poulsbo Fire Fighter/Paramedic Travis Beach was sent to the Poulsbo Place neighborhood to help deliver a baby, he expected to help deliver a baby. The baby had other plans.

Poulsbo sets sights on future of its infrastructure

  • Feb 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:22PM

POULSBO -- Poulsbo's City Council took the first step toward gaining sustainable long term infrastructure funding Wednesday night. It was a move of foresight Poulsbo Public Works director Jeff Bauman said is needed to make some major upcoming projects possible.

Sally's Barber Shop in Poulsbo celebrates a decade.

  • Feb 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:22PM

POULSBO Ten years ago Sally Tuson entered an all-male universe. And she hasn't come back. Instead, she's created quite the niche for herself, operating the shears at Sally's Barber Shop, which is celebrating a decade in business this coming week.

Hood Canal Bridge Project gets on the bus

  • Feb 6, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:22PM

OLYMPIC REGION -- The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is officially on the bus in terms of helping the residents of Jefferson, Kitsap and Clallam counties access improved mass transit options when the Hood Canal Bridge is closed for retrofitting and replacement work in May and June 2009.

More tea, Miss Poulsbo?

  • Feb 13, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:22PM

POULSBO — Thirteen third-graders saw stars in their eyes Sunday at the ninth annual Miss Poulsbo/Miss Kitsap Little Sister Tea Party. Filling the Sons of Norway lodge with shimmering dresses and beaming smiles, each awaited the chance to be paired with one of this year’s Miss Poulsbo and Miss Kitsap contestants.

Auditor resigning, replacement will face election

  • Feb 13, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:22PM

Poulsbo Garden Club digs and grows

  • Feb 13, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:22PM

Alliance studies need for Kitsap bachelor’s program

  • Feb 13, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:22PM

POULSBO — The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) is earning an A for its efforts. KEDA, a nonprofit organization that works to attract and retain jobs and investments in the county, is making a run at bettering access to four-year college education for residents in Kitsap.

Abe’s worth more than one cent

  • Feb 13, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:22PM

POULSBO — Vinland Elementary school students are emptying their pockets to help children on the other side of the world. Inspired by the words of children’s author Greg Mortenson, the children were moved to action.

Rachel’s Legacy inspires high schoolers

  • Feb 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:22PM

POULSBO — On April 20, 1999, Rachel Scott may not have known the chain reaction her life would create. But now the world does. North Kitsap High students gathered in assembly Monday morning to hear Rachel’s Legacy. Stemming from the death of Scott, the first of 13 killed in the heartbreaking Columbine shooting in Colorado, Rachel’s Legacy is a program that works to curb high school violence and suicide and encourages actions of heart.

Be kind, keep pedestrians in mind

  • Feb 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — When Michael Paxhia walks from his neighborhood into downtown Poulsbo, it brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “run for your life.” Paxhia, owner of Poulsbo’s Murphy House Bed & Breakfast, said crossing Hostmark Street from Fjord Drive to Fourth Avenue can be basically akin to a quick game of Russian Roulette.

Rite Aid aims for Feb. 21 opening

  • Feb 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

The grand opening of the new Rite Aid store in Kingston, at the corner of Miller Bay Road and State Route 104, is set for Feb. 21. It’s expected corporate managers and local dignitaries will be on hand for a ribbon cutting. Now that the groundwork is laid at Odell’s Corner, other developments there are gaining momentum.

Blaze, NKF&R’s fire dog, dies at 13

  • Feb 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

KINGSTON — Blaze, the famous North Kitsap Fire & Rescue dog, died Tuesday following a brief illness. In every incarnation, be it ambassador, teacher or fashion model, Blaze was a beloved member of the community.

Looking back in Poulsbo

  • Feb 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

One correction before we continue with the look at the first decade of Poulsbo city government. The mention of Borg’s Drug Store in our last article should properly have been Boyd’s Drug store.

Committee stacks agenda high

  • Feb 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — The city of Poulsbo’s newest committee hit the ground running Wednesday night. The Economic Development Committee (EDC), a group spearheaded by Council Member Kim Crowder, had its inaugural meeting, joining the ranks of the council’s five other committees, each of which meet in an informal setting to discuss issues, hear from citizens and make recommendations to the city council as a whole.

Lemm joins Herald staff

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

Tara Lemm joins the North Kitsap Herald staff this week as the new education and sports reporter. Lemm earned a bachelor’s degree in communication/journalism from Seattle Pacific University in 2003. Her previous journalism experience includes general assignment reporting at “The Leavenworth Echo.” She also wrote sports for the Seattle Pacific University newspaper, “The Falcon.”

Health fair offers a dose of natural solutions

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Kingston’s first North Kitsap Health Fair is gearing up to help local residents steer toward improved health. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 23, the Kingston Community Center will be abuzz with local health care providers from a variety of fields setting up shop to educate attendees. The event is free and all are welcome — even those of the four-legged variety.

A friend for fido when the owner’s away

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

When Renee and Chris Pearce moved to Seabeck three years ago, their neighbors entrusted them to watch their pets from time to time. Finding joy in caring for their neighbors’ beloved family pets, the couple decided to create their own pet sitting business.

News Briefs

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

Taking a bite out of bad dental health

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Dr. Kevin Pulver is serving up smiles in Little Norway. Behind the new Valhalla Dental storefront in the Poulsbo Village Medical Dental Center, Pulver is offering his 25 years of dental industry experience to help local residents achieve and maintain a toothsome set of pearly whites.

Architects to unveil Poulsbo city hall plans

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Citizens of Poulsbo can catch their first glimpse of the city’s new headquarters tonight at 6 p.m. Lewis Architecture, along with Poulsbo Mayor Kathryn Quade and city council members, will host an open house in Poulsbo’s city hall council chambers to display the progress made on plans for the local government’s new home.

New composting service brings green effort to Kitsap

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Soon, the eye-pleasingly tree-filled landscape of Kitsap County will being getting even greener. Environmentally speaking, that is.

Velkommen til Poulsbo’s future city hall

  • Feb 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Citizens packed Poulsbo’s city council chambers Wednesday night to view the latest plans for a new city hall. Poulsbo Mayor Kathryn Quade and representatives from Lewis Architecture gave a spacing schematic rundown, showcasing how the new $12.4 million civic structure will fit on the roughly .6-acre site at Third Avenue and Moe Street.

Poulsbo’s Taylor touted as hero

  • Feb 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Little Norway’s own hometown hero has been honored as such by the U. S. Air Force. Senior Airman Jarred Taylor, a North Kitsap High School graduate, received the Air Force Commendation Medal with valor this month for actions he took in Baghdad one year ago. And his acts of courage weren’t just noticed by the military. An operating combat camera caught them on tape.

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