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NK schools slate Drug-Free Week

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - Next week is Drug-Free Week throughout the North Kitsap School District. The district has planned several activities for the week, which has been held since 1991. The purpose is to warn kids about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and to offer healthy alternatives, said Gayl TenEyck, who is coordinating the event for the district. Two of the days, she said, are focused on emphasizing reading and relationship-building, two activities that can help ward off substance abuse. "

EDITORIAL

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

How much protection is too much?

Library contractor adds slander to suit

  • Apr 11, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - After upping the ante on its $130,000 lawsuit against Poulsbo earlier this year, library contractor Flag Construction of Kent last week filed a claim accusing city engineer John Stephenson of slander. The action is the latest in a string of complaints the agency has issued since accepting the $1.3 million contract in November 1999 and puts an exclamation mark on months of misunderstanding between the city and Flag. "

Mayor or manager debate to go public

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

POULSBO - Should Poulsbo continue with its current mayor-council government or would a council-manager status be better suited as the city looks to the future? This is what the people of Little Norway will have to decide on May 15 when the talk over the two forms of government ends and the mail-in voting begins.

County to answer on Angeline

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

SUQUAMISH - Area residents have some questions about what Kitsap County's role is in a proposed housing project near Angeline Avenue. A meeting has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Suquamish Congregational Church to answer those questions and address concerns.

"Poulsbo Place, city seek middle ground"

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"POULSBO - It's been nearly seven months since city council ended a lengthy discussion process and granted Security Properties, Inc. approval to begin construction on the first phase of Poulsbo Place. From the word go houses began springing out of the dirt seemingly overnight in the brand new neighborhood along Jensen Way. "

North Kitsap students take bite from Big Apple

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"POULSBO - Ah, New York. The streets are safe, the Statue of Liberty is small, and the celebrities are friendly and accessible. Doesn't sound right? It does to four North Kitsap High School students and one advisor who recently visited the Big Apple during a conference at Columbia University. "

Kingston foot ferry hopes sink

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"KINGSTON - The closest Kingston commuters will get to the Clipper III this October is watching it from the shore as it makes its way to Victoria. Disappointment rippled through the north end community Wednesday after Clipper Navigation, Inc. officials announced they had withdrawn a request for a temporary certificate to provide passenger only service from Kingston to Seattle. If approved service would have started Oct. 1. "

Suquamish Tribe elects two new officers

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"SUQUAMISH - In its annual election held Sunday, the Suquamish Tribe voted in a new vice chairman and treasurer. It's good for the Tribal Council. It's a breath of fresh air, said Wayne George, Suquamish Tribal Council member. Linda Holt replaced incumbent Merle Hayes as vice chairman while Rob Purser defeated incumbent Georgia George Rye for treasurer. "

Coalition to file ESA suit against Bangor

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

BANGOR - Plans to upgrade nuclear weapons at Naval Subase Bangor ran into familiar but turbulent waters last week when a 60-day notice was filed claiming that the renovation of the base for the Trident II D-5 missile upgrade violates the Endangered Species Act.

EnviroStars shining bright in Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"POULSBO - Blue flags dotted the landscape at the Don Baskins' place on Little Valley Road Sunday morning. At each flag, a hole was to be dug. And in each hole, a tree or shrub was to be planted. There were 840 flags in all, but the 40 or so volunteers that had arrived on the scene were definitely up to the task. "

Quake costs still unknown

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"Kitsap County's Department of Emergency Management is still trying to count the cost of damages from last week's Ash Wednesday earthquake, said the agency's director, Phyliss Mann. There are no monetary figures yet, we haven't even gotten that far. Probably for public and government buildings it will be close to $1 million, Mann said. "

City Council now on your TV

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"POULSBO - If you air it, will they watch? This is exactly what Poulsbo City Council will be finding out later this year as their meetings enter local homes via Bremerton Kitsap Access Television. The decision to televise the often lengthy sessions came after some discussion and a final 4-2 vote on the matter with council members Jackie Aitchison, Connie Lord, Mike Regis and Ed Stern for and councilmen Dale Rudolph and Jeff McGinty against. Councilman John Henry was absent. "

Kitsap farms practice conservation without government regulation

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"Though 50 years old, the Kitsap Conservation District is considered a breath of fresh air among the hundreds of farmers and ranchers currently living in Kitsap County. Especially since at least a few say they've felt stifled and overwhelmed by an ever-increasing number of county land-use regulations that are, in large part, a direct response to the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) guidelines or water-quality concerns as a whole. "

Kitsap ferry riders rally in Olympia -- to few ears

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"OLYMPIA - Hundreds of ferry-dependent commuters from Kitsap County, and Vashon Island crowded the Capitol steps Thursday for the 2001 Ferry Rally. They had boarded three boats that shuttled them from Kitsap County to the Olympia marina. From the marina, they walked uphill toward the Capitol campus, toting signs that called for action. Rally attendants met with Kitsap County legislators who said they are up to the task at hand. "

The show goes on for all at Jewel Box Theatre

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"POULSBO - After a much-touted grand opening, there was some question earlier this week as to whether or not the show would go on again at the new Jewel Box Theatre. Poulsbo Players held their first performances of Wrong Turn at Lungfish last weekend but, according to Mayor Donna Jean Bruce, did so in violation of city code. "

Sharing a lifetime of love

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"POULSBO - She was a freshman - a member of the Junior League and in the school play. He was a senior, on the baseball team and played saxophone in the school band. It was love at first sight. The year was 1928. "

"Happy Birthday, North Kitsap Herald"

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"For 100 years, not a week has gone by in North Kitsap without the Herald. Through wars, the Great Depression, incredible growth and change in the area, this newspaper has come out each and every week. "

Editorial

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

True partnering comes down to dollars and sense

READER SOUND-OFF

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

Power problem should have been solved years ago I am a journeyman lineman. I have worked in the field of electrical power distribution for 37 years. I am angry.

ROAMIN' AROUND

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

Not enough crime in Kingston to attract young deputies

Singer Williamson inspires West Sound

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

"SUQUAMISH - Singer/songwriter Cris Williamson visited West Sound Academy Monday afternoon, giving the students three hours of tips and inspiration. Williamson has released 19 CDs (and told the students she is working on a 20th); she has performed in Russia; she has sold out Carnegie Hall. "

"Poulsbo's loss, Denmark's gain"

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

"SCANDIA - Although he was sitting in his own living room, Ken Jensen looked a bit out of place. Wearing slacks, spiffy shoes and a clean shirt, the man who has become known locally by countless kids, parents and school teachers simply as Farmer Jensen was a far cry from the overall, floppy hat-wearing fellow most have become accustomed to. The genuine smile was unchanged though. "

Museum to be built - history gets first home

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

"POULSBO - It's been 114 years in the making but as long-time Poulsbo resident Archie Lien put it Wednesday night, Better late than never. Lien, talking to city council, was referring to the prospects of a Poulsbo Historical Museum. Let's do it, he added. Lien wasn't alone in his position, which was also supported by Poulsbo Historical Society members Herb Myers and Bill Austin. "

Village green talks raise questionsWhere will the community center go?

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

"KINGSTON - The proposed Kola Kole Park master plan concept provided perhaps more questions than answers for those who attended a public forum Tuesday at Kingston Junior High. This concept plan, which designates Kola Kole as a village green and would develop the water sewer treatment plant site as an active park area, did not include a community center. It does include the Kingston skatepark, a community garden area and Ed Moon Ballfield. "

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