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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rippled through the north end community Wednesday after Clipper Navigation, Inc. officials announced they had withdrawn a request for a temporary certificate to provide passenger only service from Kingston to Seattle.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. "

Indianola puppy tale has a happy ending

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

"INDIANOLA - The white pup bounds over the best she can, eyeing the fluffy gray tail belonging to Hazel - a cat about four times her size. The pup nips at the tail that flicks with annoyance. Hazel's eyes are more green than gray. The feline, showing little patience or affection for her new housemate, gives her a warning. Maizie, like most puppies, takes it all in stride and finds some other adorable puppy way to entertain herself and her new owners. "

IN OUR OPINION

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

A salute to Miss Poulsbo

GUEST OPINION

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

NK school bond shows leadership

"Road rage - residents, county divided"

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

"INDIANOLA - Is it a road? Is it a path? Whatever it is, a group of neighbors with picket signs and fliers in hand took to the street Saturday to reclaim Ash Avenue. We've gotten our rights rights taken away, said Chris Moore, an Indianola resident. He and his neighbors have been involved in a year-long dispute with the county about whether Ash Avenue is in fact a road. "

In Our Opinion

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

School bond approach is a welcome change

ROAMIN' AROUND

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:52PM

To heck with the diet - we're eating out

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