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Kingston Cooperative Preschool celebrates being 40 years young

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:06PM

KINGSTON — The Kingston Cooperative Preschool has filled the Old Schoolhouse at Kola Kole Park for 40 years, collecting generations of alumni. Now they are inviting everyone back for birthday cake.

Church’s 93-year-old fish tale continues

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:06PM

POULSBO — The 93rd annual spaghetti dinner might sound right in places like Palermo or Verona, but in Little Norway it’s been more than nine decades of lutefisk. When a group of ladies at First Lutheran Church decided it would be fitting to have a community celebration in 1912, little did they know 93 years later their congregation would be hard at work every third Saturday in October.

Princess shares Norwegian fairy tale

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:06PM

POULSBO — Straight from what could best be described as a fairy tale come to life, a Scandinavian princess will arrive on the shores of Liberty Bay Sunday with a unique story to tell.

Council gets solid view of 305

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:06PM

POULSBO — While the approaching widening of State Route 305 from Bond Road to the south city limits has drawn rays of criticism and concern, commuters won’t see much as they move along the highway.

Lutefisk tradition continues to boil

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:06PM

POULSBO — While Little Norway has stretched beyond its years as a slumbering fishing village and has grasped the cusp of becoming a bedroom community, its Scandinavian roots still run deep.

Thalberg: Experience counts

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:06PM

POULSBO — By working as a volunteer firefighter as well as within the administrative side of fire departments, Stan Thalberg believes he has what it takes to be Poulsbo Fire’s newest fire commissioner.

Ellingson: Running on his record

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:06PM

POULSBO —  A strong governing board runs well when its members have diverse backgrounds that contribute to the myriad of decisions any agency has to make. Incumbent Poulsbo Fire Department commissioner David Ellingson believes his background as an engineer is an integral part of PFD’s operations.

School weighs guiding principles' progress

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:06PM

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School Board met with school officials, teachers and community members Wednesday during a study session for a presentation explaining the ins and outs of the secondary guiding principles of small learning communities from NKHS Planning Principal Bruce Saari.

City engineer offers sewer repair options

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

POULSBO — In assessing all possible alternatives for improving the city’s wastewater system, Project Engineer Andrezj Kasiniak and staff looked at six options before making their final recommendation to the city council Wednesday.

Four hard weeks set for council

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

POULSBO — More than the color of the leaves is changing in Little Norway as the city council addresses a mountain of issues in the next four weeks. In that time period, council members will receive a tentative schedule for the State Route 305 widening project, make a decision on the proposed municipal campus site, begin the exploration of possibilities for the now-closed Marine Science Center and finally arrive at the preliminary draft of the city’s 2006 budget.

Document riddled with clues for shaping Hansville

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

HANSVILLE —  One might think that a 190-page document in a white binder titled the “Greater Hansville Area Futures Project” is a product of Kitsap County Department of Community Development. However, it’s not — instead, it’s the result of eight months of research by a group of volunteers who care very much about the northern most tip of North Kitsap — from Little Boston and Eglon to the end of Foulweather Bluff.

Hay and twine make for a good time

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

KINGSTON — After last weekend’s scarecrow-making party at Farm Kitchen, the area’s notoriously loud blackbirds should be avoiding the North End this fall. About 160 people showed up Saturday to make 81 scarecrows within a three-hour period — a number which had organizer Anna Joe Savage in disbelief.

Liberty Bay reopened

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

POULSBO — More than a week after the Sept. 29 sewage leak, the Kitsap County Health District has lifted its no-contact order on the waters of Liberty Bay. The order was imposed immediately after the health district heard about the leak from city officials. Samples collected that day showed extremely high levels of contaminants.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

Poulsbo man dies after motorcycle accident PORT GAMBLE —  A Poulsbo man died after being involved in a motorcycle accident a...

PSE to increase capacity on NE grid

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

POULSBO — While there has been a noticeable amount of tree trimming on the west side of North Kitsap, the reason for doing so will help keep the area’s electrical grid from blacking out during fierce winter storms. Puget Sound Energy is responsible for the trimming, as the utility company will be installing an additional transmission line to the electric grid in the North End by early 2006.

Mag Lev returns for second look

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

POULSBO — The last time Jerry Lamb was scheduled to visit, he was involved in a traffic accident that delayed his trip. Now, after making all the repairs to his truck and demonstration equipment, he’s coming back Thursday as his new technology will be on display at the Sons of Norway at 5 p.m. “He’s done the same thing for Bainbridge Island and the (Suquamish) Tribe, now he’s coming here,” said Councilman Jim Henry.

Wind doesn’t hinder city walkers

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

POULSBO — It was hard to miss Jana Brown Sunday afternoon as she led about 40 walkers during the 3.1 mile walk through Little Norway as part of the Association of Washington Cities Walk Across Washington campaign. Brown, whose yellow T-shirt and yellow flag outshone the sun on the blustery day, said she was pleased with the event’s overall turnout.

Celebrating peace, respect with culture

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

KINGSTON — After six years of using its teepee primarily for conflict resolution, the students and staff at Spectrum Community School finally decided it was time to properly honor it Thursday morning. And they did it the best way they knew how —  expressing themselves through their own unique ways.

PFD putting out fires before they get started

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

POULSBO — Sometimes the best things in life are free, especially if they are lifesaving devices. And the Poulsbo Fire Department hopes residents within its boundaries take advantage of its latest free offering — smoke detectors.

Poulsbo continues to cope with sewage spill

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

POULSBO — Almost a week after a sewer line broke and leaked raw sewage into Liberty Bay, city officials are confident the problem is fixed but the investigation into the cause continues. Public Works Director Jeff Lincoln updated the city council Wednesday night about the ongoing investigation into the cause of the spill and addressed concerns about the potential for another incident.

MSC talks leave questions, few answers

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

POULSBO — Efforts to open a new marine science center in the now-closed Marine Science Center hit a potential minefield Wednesday night as the city council got its first look at the legal possibilities. The recently formed Poulsbo Marine Society Incorporated, which has been spearheaded by Bight of Poulsbo founder Bill Austin and a host of community leaders, had asked the city for permission to use the building as quickly as possible.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:05PM

Three-car accident on Bond POULSBO —  One person was injured in a three-car fender-bender Wednesday morning at the intersection of Stottlemyer Road and Bond Road....

Historical museum plans continue moving forward

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:04PM

POULSBO — When the city council went looking for temporary additional parking downtown, the vacant Poulsbo Historical Society museum site seemed to be a logical choice. However, instead of finding a solution, city staff found that the society was late in delivering its final plans for the museum, which caught everyone involved off-guard.

Officials investigate sewer spill

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:04PM

POULSBO — Even though the leak has been fixed, officials investigating last Thursday’s sewage spill at the head of Liberty Bay continue to pour over information in an attempt to determine the extent of the pollution. “We’re still crunching numbers, but I expect to make a report to the council on Wednesday,” said Public Works Director Jeff Lincoln Monday afternoon.

North Kitsap Marine receives top honors

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:04PM

POULSBO — Marine Staff Sgt. Matthew T. Anderson can’t recall any childhood dreams of wanting to be in the service, but 11 years after graduating from North Kitsap High School, he’s been named one of the best in the Corps.

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