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Cerebral palsy claims life of NKHS sophomore

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:11PM

POULSBO — In life, there are those who inspire, teaching valuable lessons in strength and courage. North Kitsap High School sophomore Kara Charlot was an educator in this respect but not in the traditional sense. Kara died with her family by her side Nov. 25 at Children’s Hospital in Seattle after nearly a year of battling infections and complications from her lifelong fight with cerebral palsy.

Turning the backyard into a gallery

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:11PM

HANSVILLE — Driving on Hansville Road, some residents may have noticed colorful collages that have been nailed to telephone poles and other freestanding structures the past six months. Are they trail markers? Are they supposed to represent something? Are they conveying a message?

Commission favors sub-area plans

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:11PM

During the Kitsap County Planning Commissions deliberation meeting Nov. 29, members unanimously agreed to recommend that the county commissioners approve the latest proposed versions of the Kingston and Suquamish sub-area plans.

Ships ahoy for old St. Nicholas

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:11PM

POULSBO — Kids of all ages have less than two weeks to make sure they haven’t been naughty, because Santa’s set to come to Liberty and Ne-Si-Ka bays nine days before Christmas. Members of the Poulsbo Yacht Club will once again sail through the waters around Little Norway, Suquamish, Manzanita Bay and Agate Pass spreading holiday cheer to brave souls gathered at various points along the shoreline.

Cruise ship rings in holiday spirit

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:11PM

POULSBO — The waterways between Little Norway and downtown Seattle will once again be filled with passenger-only ferry service today as the Victoria Clipper is set to dock downtown today for Jule Fest. “We’ll probably have 100 people or so leaving from Pier 59 and this our second time using the boat,” said Janis Smith, vice president of sales and marketing for Clipper Navigation, Inc. in Seattle.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

Woman airlifted after truck runs into tree...

Few local architects on public works list

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

POULSBO — Before the city council approved the contract with BLRB Architects of Tacoma to design the new municipal campus Nov. 16, local architects asked why they weren’t considered. An examination of the city’s consultant roster for architectural design and engineering services obtained through a public records request by the North Kitsap Herald revealed a possible answer.

Bellringer passes $1,000 milestone

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

Campaign is still more than $28,000 shy of its 2005 goal.

City, OPG sign sale agreement

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

POULSBO — Mayor Donna Jean Bruce had one last item of business to complete before she left for the Thanksgiving holiday: signing the purchase agreement for the municipal campus property. “We finally did it and we can be proud of it,” Bruce said after an impromptu ceremony at the Olympic Property Group headquarters Nov. 23.

Planning board hears subarea plan testimony

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

KINGSTON — As if all the parties involved in the county’s sub-area plan process weren’t surprised enough by the heat generated by recent events, the Kingston Chamber of Commerce stakeholders group threw another log on the fire Nov. 22.

Hansville generator is on hand

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

HANSVILLE — It was a mild winter last year, but will it be the same forecast or worse for this year? Will temperatures reach record lows, requiring the infamous Hansville generator to be turned on as needed at its site off Little Boston Road?

Family of Eagles takes flight

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

POULSBO — Robert Strand’s picture appeared on the front page of the Dec. 18, 1952 issue of the Kitsap County Herald as he, Roger Serwold and David Anderson were awarded their Eagle Scout badges. Saturday, Brandon Johnson made his ascent to the Eagles as Strand pinned his 1952 Eagle Scout rank onto his grandson’s left breast pocket.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

POULSBO — A 55-year-old Bainbridge Island woman was involved in a one-car collision Nov. 22 on State Route 305. The Poulsbo Fire Department responded to the scene of the accident at approximately 10:30 p.m., at the intersection of SR 305 and NE Sol Vei Street.

Olympic College using technology to accommodate diversity

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

POULSBO — As enrollment continues to rise at the Olympic College Poulsbo campus, the school is harnessing the increasing power of technology to ensure engaging and effective instruction for a new era of students. The school’s student base has grown exponentially since it opened with only a few hundred two years ago.

Candles sparkle in Norwegian fashion

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

POULSBO — With the latest holiday addition to downtown, the only thing missing is a few inches of fresh snow as candlaria now fill many shop windows. The red, inverted “V” shaped fixtures add to the city’s historic Norwegian feel as merchants prepare for the throes of the holiday season, said Sons of Norway administrator Mariann Samuelsen.

Keep on truckin’, just with some caution

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

While the sun is coming up later these days and nights getting darker sooner, it isn’t stopping some people from getting in their regular walks or runs to get them started on the day or to help come down from a long day at work. But, just like deer, people walking along the side of the road still take drivers by surprise, especially in a rural area such as North Kitsap.

Permits, revenues continue upswing

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

POULSBO — The number of total planning permits issued by the city continues to rise even as winter rains have slowed actual construction. The October planning department monthly report showed that 154 permits had been used this year compared to 136 at the same time in 2004. Pre-applications dropped from 58 in 2004 to 39 this year, but that was offset by an increase in the number of short plat applications which leaped from two in 2004 to 23 at the end of October 2005.

Bellringer tallies its first donations

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

POULSBO — A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step and Bellringer has taken its first one toward its goal of $30,000 for the 2005 campaign. Four donors stepped up to give $100 each as the fund began its climb toward what volunteers are hoping will be another successful effort.

Gordon students meets with a true hero

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

SEATTLE — Heroes nowadays come in all shapes and sizes and for many different reasons. But not many of them have set foot on our nearest extraterrestrial neighbor. Former Kingston resident Richard Gordon is among those few and showed that even with his achievements, he’s still a down-to-earth guy as he met with a group of 30 local elementary students Nov. 19 at the Boeing Museum of Flight.

Parking lot gets closure

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:10PM

KINGSTON — Two down, zero to go. Following the installation of the traffic light at Bond and Stottlemyer roads, the other chronic problem that has been plaguing the infamous crossroads has recently been remedied — the parking of abandoned and junk vehicles on the northwest corner of the intersection.

Gravity is a Cub Scout’s friend

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:09PM

KINGSTON — The small pinewood cars in Cub Scout Pack 555’s Pinewood Derby Saturday consisted of very little —  a block of pinewood, four wheels, four nails, a splash of paint and some weight. But these hand-size vehicles brought quite a crowd to the gym at David Wolfle Elementary, where 35 cars competed on two tracks and scouts and parents crowded the spectator area to cheer them on.

Bond Road pump station draws approval

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:09PM

POULSBO — The decision came nine days after Public Works Director Jeff Lincoln expected it, but, nonetheless, it appears the Bond Road Pump Station could be moving forward. Planning Director Barry Berezowsky issued a notice of decision for the 352-square foot building, which is set to be constructed in the Vetter Road right of way Nov. 16. The site is west of the Liberty Bay Dental Center and south of a single-family residence.

Father Christmas receives a new home

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:09PM

POULSBO — Eight years after making his first appearance in Little Norway, Father Christmas will have a new residence as he prepares to spend the holidays downtown. The original home was adorned with Norwegian figurines and was the brainchild of Betty Walmesky, who owned Things Northwest, said Historic Downtown Association beautification chair Jim Wise.

The WASL: To fear or not to fear?

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:09PM

POULSBO — High school students are often faced with many challenges in the years leading up to graduation. Starting with the class of 2008, they’ll have one more. This school year, students in Washington state will be required to pass the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) test in order to graduate.

Fish Park on display during salmon tours

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:09PM

POULSBO — There was a salmon tour on Saturday at Fish Park, but apparently the chum and coho didn’t get the memo. Despite the lack of fish swimming through the head of Liberty Bay into Dogfish Creek, biologist Paul Dorn said the area is a good example of how the City of Poulsbo is working to improve habitat for fish and other wildlife.

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