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The moth cometh to Kitsap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:56PM

KEYPORT — Imagine if thousands of grizzly bears descended upon Kitsap County, looking to feed on human flesh and devour the peninsula’s population. From a tree’s or plant’s perspective, that’s exactly the plight most every species faces when dealing with a particularly devastating kind of moth.

10th Avenue location tabbed for new city hall

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:56PM

POULSBO — After a $76,000 study concluded that a $600,000 investment in the original site for a municipal campus in Little Norway was a bust, city officials are hoping for better luck the second time around.

The spirit, not the canoe, leads the journey

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:56PM

SUQUAMISH — Of the 26 traditional Native American vessels that came ashore Wednesday evening in Suquamish, there were a few that didn’t quite look like Salish canoes. But they had every right to be there, as they had traveled a long way to be a part of the annual journey that celebrates the ancestral highway and traditions of coastal Native Americans.

Verizon proposes tower near Vinland

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:56PM

POULSBO — The wireless company that “never stops working for you” will be working to answer questions about a proposed tower in Little Norway on Wednesday night.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:56PM

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Candidates queue up for school board

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:56PM

It didn’t take long for candidates to drop their names into the two races for North Kitsap School Board, with four local residents already in the hunt for seats by the filing’s official opening Monday morning in Port Orchard.

Filing week begins with little fanfare

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:56PM

POULSBO — By the end of the week, voters in Little Norway should at least know who the candidates are in four citywide races, as the campaign season begins in earnest. Three city council seats are up for grabs as Councilmen Ed Stern and Dale Rudolph have already announced their intentions to run for re-election in districts 5 and 6 and are waiting until the end of the week to see if they’ll face any opposition.

Port Gamble adds new ‘environmental tenant’

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:56PM

PORT GAMBLE — Last Thursday’s grand opening of the latest commercial tenant in Port Gamble was more than just an open house luncheon — it was the introduction to a new chapter in the next phase of redevelopment of the old logging site.

EDS still a part of Poulsbo sans 8th Ave. site

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

POULSBO — While Electronic Data Systems employees in Little Norway may soon be freed from the daily grind of traveling along State Route 305, they will remain in the area. EDS, an information technology firm that has been in the city since 1984, is moving out of its current 8th Avenue location as part of the company’s effort to streamline operations and consolidate its real estate holdings, said EDS spokeswoman Maxine Levy.

Proposed Sportsplex flexed out of its planned location

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

POULSBO — Though Bainbridge Island developer Doug Nelson still has plans to clear and build on a piece of land just west of State Route 3 near Snider Park, the primary tenants won’t be manning a new state-of-the-art sports facility.

Monorail talks float back into the City of Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

POULSBO — Karl “Jerry” Lamb and his magnetic monorail system have visited Bainbridge Island and Suquamish in an effort to garner support for a proposed link between Winslow and Olhava. Now it’s Poulsbo’s turn, as Lamb will give another public presentation on his proposal at the Sons of Norway lodge at 5 p.m. on Thursday.

Mayor leaves ‘vision’ to committee

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

POULSBO — Visioning discussions for Little Norway will continue even though the mayor’s office will no longer be at the front of those talks. After the city council approved the creation of a long range planning committee Wednesday night, Mayor Donna Jean Bruce wasted no time in tasking it with the continuation of the visioning process that began in May.

PJH swings into its renovation

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

POULSBO — If curves and circles are cool in the architecture world these days, then it turns out that Poulsbo Junior High School is currently a bit of a square. Harthorne-Hagen Architects, designers of the $8.1 million renovation, found ways to curve new walls and break the “rectangular” nature of the school, said North Kitsap School District Capital Projects Manager Dennis Burch. For instance, the library’s bookshelves will now be shaped at an angle, rather than their previous square formation.

Former Gig Harbor dean gets NK High School assistant post

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

POULSBO — The phrase, “It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it,” could very well describe the vacant assistant principal’s position at North Kitsap High School, a post which includes overseeing the school’s disciplinary actions. To Chad Collins, that’s exactly the job he was looking for.

‘Land In The Sky’ totem pole returns to its Lummi roots

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

SUQUAMISH — The 35-foot-tall “Land In The Sky” totem pole that has towered over downtown Suquamish for more than 40 years has finally gone back to its carver’s native land. The Suquamish Tribe had the pole removed from its location on the corner of South Street and Suquamish Way Monday morning, as officials cited safety reasons for taking it down.

Supporting students with the imagination

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

PORT GAMBLE — Kitsap Arts & Crafts Festival public relations chair Mary Graves hopes people will be able to get around this year’s art festival much easier than in years past due to the slight modifications made to the ever-growing event. Attendees will also be able to enjoy more art, have easier access to the various elements and take in the views that the old mill town has to offer.

Vouchers for produce still available for seniors

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

KINGSTON — Seniors once again have an opportunity this summer to take advantage of receiving fresh produce practically for free while helping support local farmers. The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, through the Chuckwagon Senior Nutrition Program, kicked off July 1. This grant-funded program provides seniors with vouchers for fresh, unprocessed produce from local farmers markets.

Poulsbo permits increase

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

POULSBO — Even though Olhava has yet to kick into high gear, the planning department has already seen a dramatic increase in both the number of permits and permitting fees collected this year. The boost primarily stems from pre-applications that were filed in the fall and winter.

Home Depot is next up

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

POULSBO — Although retail giant Wal-Mart remains far ahead of other developers at Olhava, The Home Depot joined the race in earnest Wednesday. The hardware superstore received its permits earlier in the week after paying $239,000 in traffic impact fees and immediately began construction.

Schools set new nutrition standards

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School Board is hoping increased regulations and policy verbiage on wellness and nutrition will ultimately decrease waistlines for students in Poulsbo and the North End.

S’Klallam Tribe reelects incumbents

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

LITTLE BOSTON — Port Gamble S’Klallam tribal members have decided to stick with leaders they have trusted in the past to continue working for them by reelecting the incumbents during the tribe’s recent tribal council elections. The fate of two-year positions of tribal chair, treasurer and council person were decided July 11.

Stepping out against cancer

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

POULSBO — Sue Mutter’s battle with breast cancer began what seems like a lifetime ago, even though it’s only been 15 years. On Friday, she and seven other women from Little Norway will join an estimated 3,500 other walkers as they begin the Breast Cancer 3-Day, which will cover 60 miles before it concludes on Sunday.

Lending a helping hand to your gilled neighbors

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

It’s not just scientists, volunteers and activists who make a difference in helping the environment — those who care enough about the salmon that run through their backyard streams once or twice a year can do the same.

Seats for school board up this fall

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

North Kitsap community members will enjoy a bolstered chance to be elected to the school board this year, with the incumbents in the two seats up for grabs passing on the chance to serve again.

Boardwalk project floats next month in Kingston

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

KINGSTON — Today, Carpenter Lake is hidden by tall grasses, thickets and sensitive wetlands, preventing curious explorers from venturing into its unique environment without a pair of hip waders. But after this summer, access to the 7-acre lake will be much easier for residents, schoolchildren and indeed, the environmentally curious.

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