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Watershed group shows four years of research

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

POULSBO — For a very simple product, figuring out how to maintain clean and sustainable water sources in the area is quite complex. But the Kitsap Peninsula and Islands Watershed Planning Unit for Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 15 is hoping to make the issue as easy as turning on the faucet.

All is not dry on the NK front

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

POULSBO — Despite drought warnings, Kitsap County will not likely see the same water restrictions as other jurisdictions this summer. But officials say there are still things locals could do to ensure that’s the case for many more years to come.

Cavaliers achieve perfection yet again

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

KINGSTON — It took awhile for the Kingston and Ridgetop girls’ basketball teams to get on the board. But when the points started blinking on, in large red numbers, the Cavaliers’ offensive attack was swift and decisive. In less than three minutes, they were up comfortably 9-2. The visiting Raiders were overwhelmed.

Foot ferry ridership is down but not out

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

KINGSTON — The regulars on Aqua Express are happy with the new service. Their commutes are faster. There are free newspapers and a wide variety of food and beverages for purchase. The crew is trained and operations are running smoothly. The only thing lacking right now is the ridership.

Miss Kitsap, Poulsbo pageants set to swing

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

BREMERTON — Twenty area women will be “Swing’in with the Sisters” tonight. And two of them will jitterbug away with a crown. The 2005 Miss Poulsbo/Miss Kitsap Pageant begins at 4 p.m. tonight in the Bremerton High School performing arts center.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

One injured during Suquamish collision MILLER BAY — An 18-year-old Normandy Park resident was injured in a one-car collision and a firefighter on the scene was nearly hit by an oncoming car Tuesday....

Holy Week and Easter Services

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

The following is a list of some of the Holy Week and Easter services taking place around North Kitsap next week. All events take place at their respective house of worship unless otherwise noted.

LID grant money rains down on City of Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

POULSBO — Rain falling from the sky nourishes plants, refills reservoirs and refreshes wetlands. But it also has the potential to wash out hillsides, carry pollutants into rivers and streams and flood parking lots.

Road crews are prepared to roll on 10th Avenue Monday

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

POULSBO — Starting Monday, driving on 10th Avenue will be a little dicier than usual. But a couple of weeks of inconvenience may well be worth the finished project. Starting March 21, the 10th Ave. reconstruction project will be taking place from the southern end of the Poulsbo Fire Department driveway to the Schuck’s/Hollywood Video driveway.

WSF could launch a 7.5 percent rate hike

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

SEATTLE — Ferry riders could see a 7.5 percent fare increase May 30, instead of the annual 5 percent. A revised fare proposal, which includes commuter tickets that still last 90 days, was voted on Wednesday by the Tariff Policy Committee. On March 23, the State Transportation Commission will review the proposal, listen to input from the public and make a final decision.

Team plays for Sizemore

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

POULSBO — Bats crack with the sound of baseballs, mitts snap to catch them and cleats dig into freshly packed dirt on Thursday at North Kitsap Field. It is once again baseball season at North Kitsap High School and the Vikings exude the confidence of a team that is the defending Narrows League champion and 13 seniors deep.

District offered deal for drop of appeal

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

KINGSTON — While an ongoing site appeal concerning Nike site safety has stalled development of Kingston High School for months, site neighbor Ken Lassesen has come forth with a solution he believes would create a “win-win” scenario to end delays.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

Kingston woman arrested for assault KINGSTON — An 18-year-old Kingston woman was arrested by Kitsap County Sheriff’s ...

Friends rummage for land conservation

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

MILLER BAY — The Friends of Miller Bay is so close to finishing Phase One of its fund-raising effort to preserve 18 acres of Cowling Creek lands that members are hoping next weekend’s rummage sale will actually wrap it up. For the past year and a half, the group has been working to raise $157,000 to purchase 13 acres of the property and it is now only $3,800 short of its goal.

NKHS junior dies a week after Hansville car accident

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

SEATTLE — North Kitsap High School junior Kyle Sizemore, 17, who was seriously injured in the March 8 car accident on Hansville Road, died late Monday afternoon. There was no information about services as of Herald press time. Students were informed of Sizemore’s death Tuesday morning when they arrived at school.

Treeway project gets underway for 2005

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

POULSBO — Motorists who drove past the east intersection of the Olhava development late Saturday morning saw something other than a busy Highway 3 — most witnessed the start of a project to make a previously forested area natural again. In collaboration with Washington State Department of Transportation, local environmental group Kitsap Trees started the third segment of its Kitsap Treeways project.

Driving for lower emissions

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

OLYMPIA — When it comes to legislation that would raise vehicle emissions standards in the State of Washington, the only thing 23rd District Sen. Phil Rockefeller hopes goes up in smoke is the current car regulations.

Panther power will build a Kenyan tower

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

POULSBO — “There are many animals in our country, like monkeys, lions, zebras, and others,” writes Ilngarooj Primary School 15-year-old John Reteti. “... How is America? Kenya is a nice country. I would like to get a friend in your country.”

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

Kingston man reports phone scam KINGSTON — A 46-year-old Kingston resident reported to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office March 9 that he was a possible victim of a phone scam.

Society hopes to stir up a culinary success

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

POULSBO — A bid for their first museum means Poulsbo Historical Society members are constantly cooking up new ways to raise funds these days. Add a Kirkland chef with North Kitsap ties and they’re hoping they have a recipe for success.

Local ladies eye Miss Poulsbo crown for 2005

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

POULSBO — Next weekend, six young women from the North Kitsap area will be vying for the chance to wear the Miss Poulsbo crown in 2005. And a share of $25,050 in scholarship money among 20 contestants in the Miss Poulsbo/Miss Kitsap Pageant, which will begin at 4 p.m. March 26 at the Bremerton High School performing arts center.

Traveling back to good old fashioned fair days

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

PORT GAMBLE — It could almost be like the Little House on the Prairie television show, except without the horse-drawn wagons, calico dresses and five-mile walks to the schoolhouse. But the Merchants Association of Port Gamble is going to try and take advantage of the town’s country setting by hosting its first annual Old Fashion Spring Fair Day from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 19.

Society honors its own Energizer bunny

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

POULSBO — It may have been her party but Barbara Mitchusson came to work Tuesday. Before accepting a plaque from the Poulsbo Historical Society honoring her nearly 10 years of dedication to the organization, Mitchusson was busy handing out information about an upcoming fund-raiser she’s helping organize.

Carryover falls short but city council can’t agree on why

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo’s budget could be way off track or 2005 could be a minor setback. Either way, council’s going to have a tough decision when it comes to carryover this year. At its March 2 meeting, the Poulsbo City Council’s Finance/Administration Committee got its first look at carryover numbers for the 2005 budget. And what they saw didn’t sit well.

Democrats not out of ‘Woods’

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

OLYMPIA — Like all Republican legislators in the 2005-06 biennium, Rep. Bev Woods (R-Kingston) is having to face the fact that on virtually every issue, she is an underdog. In a state legislature dominated by Democrats, who have a 55-43 advantage in the house — a 26-23 margin in the senate and occupy the governor’s mansion — passing GOP-backed legislation is a rarity. But Woods, a second term representative, has found solace in two areas: finding compromise with the Democrats on many issues and showing to her constituency that an alternative exists to the current majority.

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