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NKSD eyes popularity of the ‘small schools’ idea

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

POULSBO — They’re written into the North Kitsap School District’s “Guiding Principles,” document. They’ll involve all of the students at Kingston High School when it is due to open in 2007. And there’s already one called “Polaris” at North Kitsap High School.

Monorail inventor attracted to Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

PORT ANGELES — Karl “Jerry” Lamb calls the braking mechanism on his monorail his “Dr. Seuss lever.” But you won’t find any Sneeches or the Lorax around this workshop. In fact, the inventor is more akin to another character — Willy Wonka of the famed Roald Dahl tale, enthusiastically throwing switches and pressing buttons to unveil fantastic creations to anyone who takes an interest.

Julefest to light up the night Saturday

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

POULSBO — Language, dancing, cooking and arts are just some of the ways visitors can experience the Norwegian culture at the Poulsbo Sons of Norway. Saturday, lodge members are inviting the public to come see how they celebrate the season.

Small town bursts with holiday spirit

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

KINGSTON — After being decked with boughs of holly and swags of evergreens last weekend, the Little City By the Sea is ready for the holiday season to begin, starting with the eighth annual Kingston Country Christmas Dec. 4.

Bellringer donations nudge toward $2,000

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

POULSBO — This Thanksgiving weekend, more than likely, members of the Poulsbo Noon Lions have stopped more than once to give thanks for the community.

Holiday shoppers are urged to think before they swipe

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

POULSBO — The after-Thanksgiving and pre-Christmas shopping rush is almost upon us. But there’s one surprise Poulsbo Police Department Detective Grant Romaine hopes won’t be under any local trees this year. Identity theft.

Imagine, Suquamish sharing the world

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

SUQUAMISH — After 50 people showed up to the “Imagine Suquamish” brainstorming session in June to discuss how to improve the community, nearly 20 attended the follow up meeting last Tuesday to discuss the event’s results.

Far from home but closer to new culture

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

POULSBO — While at a football game this fall, North Kitsap High School exchange student Stephanie Koop encountered some of the most unusual perceptions of Belgium, her home country, that she’d ever heard. “Belgium? Isn’t that near Spain?” One student asked her.

District ponders pull-out at MSC

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

POULSBO — Go all out — or just get out altogether. That was the consensus the North Kitsap School Board arrived at Nov. 18 regarding the future of the district’s education programs at the Marine Science Center.

Making room for the little guys

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

KINGSTON — It’s no surprise that the North End had an increasing influx of residents, however, developers are starting to take advantage of this growth with hopes to appeal to local business owners.

New trees swim into Fish Park

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

POULSBO — It was a perfect clear and crisp November morning for planting trees, which is just what nearly 20 volunteers did at Poulsbo’s Fish Park Saturday, bringing the facility one step closer to becoming an active recreation area.

First days bode well for Operation Christmas Child

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

POULSBO — Just two days into collecting shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child, Tracy Wall said 6,000 was beginning to look like a pretty small number. That is, thanks to the generosity of community members and the donations that had begun pouring in.

Bellringer surges ahead with first batch of donors

  • Nov 20, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 7:29PM

POULSBO — After announcing it was in dire straights this week, the Bellringer fund saw North Kitsap community members do what they do best. Dig deep.

Taxi can’t hail council support for parking

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

POULSBO — Parking problems that have plagued downtown Poulsbo for years took precedence over more convenient taxi service this week. But that doesn’t mean the idea of seeking a better place to hail a cab has died.

Foot ferry officials on look out for mascot

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

KINGSTON — Aqua Express officials want to make sure that nothing is spared for passengers traveling on their new fast ferry run from Kingston to Seattle. Not even the life vest-wearing mascot.

Armstrong driving donations for Fishline

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

POULSBO — Most food drives are designed to help community members in need. But one next week will also offer donors the chance to get one local mother back home to her family.

Family arrives to an ‘Extreme’ finale

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

KINGSTON — As curious onlookers made a mad dash Wednesday to the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition site to welcome home the Dore family, construction crews and volunteers were just as frenzied putting the house together at last the minute.

Bayside Church celebrates recovery

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

KINGSTON — The coordinators of Bayside Community Church’s Celebrate Recovery gathering this weekend are hoping attendees will walk away feeling good about meeting new friends and seeing an award-winning nationally-recognized musician at the end of the night.

North End food banks hoping to ‘get stuffed’

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

KINGSTON — It’s the time of year when area food banks are hit the hardest with requests for donations. And as two of the year’s biggest holidays are coming upon them, North Kitsap again won’t be dodging the blow. To get through Thanksgiving Day, Kingston Food Bank and ShareNet Food Bank are taking financial and food donations until Nov. 19 for their annual food baskets.

PSE plugs Hansville into generator

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

HANSVILLE — The infamous power generator that had Hansville residents in fits this time last year will be set up and tested at its new location today. And aside from just turning it on for a trial run, Puget Sound Energy engineers have decided to leave the diesel generator at the site for the winter, rather than taking it back to its holding area in Kent.

‘Makeover’ madness takes Kingston by storm

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

KINGSTON — On a construction site, the often-pink Paige Hemmis, one of the stars of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, stands out like a sore thumb. Monday, Hemmis hurried about her show’s current project, toting her pink tool-belt and equally pink jacket amongst the countless hard-hatted construction workers who have — quite literally — built a home almost overnight.

Poulsbo Lions ring bell for those in need

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

POULSBO — Right about now, the Bellringer Fund could use an upswing in the economy. Or at least a little help from its friends.

Hanging o’ the greens

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

POULSBO — Though it may not have been snow falling from the skies Sunday morning, downtown Poulsbo got a dusting of holiday cheer. From banners to garlands to white twinkle lights, downtown merchants are ready for the season to begin.

A ‘tree-mendous’ discovery

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

MILLER BAY — When Friends of Miller Bay member Niki Quester was pulling invasive species along Miller Bay Road during one of the group’s work parties last month, she came across a mess of ivy thriving at the base of a large cedar tree.

Fireworks ban idea fizzles with voters

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

KINGSTON — The issue was supposed to be about public versus private and safety versus liability. But it was the unforeseen tribal versus non-tribal idea that ended up extinguishing the issue of banning personal fireworks use in Kitsap County. Preliminary counts show about 55 percent of Kitsap residents voting “no” and 45 percent voting “yes” on an advisory ballot issue over whether local bans on personal fireworks use should be enacted.

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