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More than an old soda fountain

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:02PM

POULSBO — Curator Erica Varga can’t help but feel that she knows former Little Norway Mayor Selmer Myreboe even though he served the city in the 1930s. “We’ve got scrapbooks from his family and things from when he served in World War I,” explained Varga, who is the former director of the Bainbridge Island Historical Society and Museum. “We’ve also got sound bites of him as well.”

Woods says work to begin on Bond-Gunderson traffic light

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:02PM

KINGSTON — The installation of a traffic signal at the Bond/Gunderson/Stottlemyer Road intersection could begin as early as this week, said the project’s primary proponent State House Rep. Beverly Woods (R-Kingston).

No sale means no deal for city

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:02PM

POULSBO — As city officials continue moving ahead with the study of the proposed 10th Avenue location, the former EDS site in Poulsbo Village remains a popular topic of conversation. Mayor Donna Jean Bruce told members of the Herald’s editorial advisory board Sept. 1 that the EDS building was not for sale, so it was not an option.

A contest ripe enough to be called ‘berry-licious’

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:02PM

KINGSTON — Fried ginger and blueberry pie with lemon cream. Cranberry and poppy seed pie. Banana cream, cranberry and strawberry pie. Yes, any of these gastronomically-interesting desserts could be an entry in the mixed berry category for this year’s Kingston Farmers Market Annual Berry Pie Contest, which takes place this Saturday.

Chucked ‘block’ creates chock-a-block

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:02PM

POULSBO — The combination of more classes and more students at school with less passing time and less parking has NKHS senior Kellie Loyd stressed out to start the school year. “There’s so many more people,” Loyd said. “A lot of people haven’t even been able to get lunches. And you can’t get to your classes on five minutes (passing time).”

Wolfe weaves her own web at Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:02PM

POULSBO — Former Poulsbo Elementary School co-principal Jerry Willson used to joke that he and Jeanette Wolfe, the other half of the administrative team, made up “50 cents” each of the position. But Willson’s departure from the North Kitsap School District at the end of last year left Wolfe the lone head of school.

Banking on a tasty recipe for success

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:02PM

POULSBO — For years, North Kitsap Fishline has helped stock community pantries, but now it’s moved into the kitchen with a cookbook of its own. “Cook food to buy food,” commented Fishline Executive Director Sharon Kirkpatrick as she joined Miss Kingston Andrea Strunk at Key Bank’s 10th Avenue branch Monday morning to sell a portion of the 1,000 first-run of the 150-page books.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:02PM

Two Poulsbo residents involved in three-car collision LOFALL — Two Poulsbo residents were involved in a three-car collision Saturday evening. Poulsbo Fire crews and Washington State Patrol troopers were dispatched to scene of the accident just before 5 p.m. Sept. 10 at the State Route 3 and Pioneer Way intersection....

Local support swells for Katrina victims

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:02PM

Trying to find a way contribute to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina? Several businesses and organizations are taking donations to send to Louisiana to help with the disaster that remains from the wrath of Hurricane Katrina.

Council OKs one-day closure of Sunset Street

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:02PM

POULSBO — One may the loneliest number in song, but it was the dominant integer in a Wednesday night decision by the city council to give tentative approval of a closure of Sunset Street.

Poulsbo responds to hurricane disaster with a wave of support

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:02PM

POULSBO — The Big Easy could soon be inundated with the flavor of Little Norway as city employees begin preparing for opportunities to help the region cope with the devastation left in Hurricane Katrina’s wake.

Making a park ‘n’ ride more appealing

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

KINGSTON — The idea of incorporating a park ‘n’ ride lot into a community park setting may seem foreign to some but not to local developer Behzad Mostofi. From his perspective, such a combination of developments would help solve commuter parking issues as well as create a public gathering place.

Plans to refill drained MSC are in the works

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

POULSBO — Even though the North Kitsap School District and Marine Science Society of the Pacific Northwest have physically moved out of the Marine Science Center building, a few issues still remain unresolved with the city. When the center closed, city officials expected both tenants to remove all of their property from the building, but Mayor Donna Jean Bruce told the city council that wasn’t the case until recently.

First week of enrollment is steady in schools

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

POULSBO — North Kitsap School District administrators have to be precise when it comes to new school year enrollment, as staff, teachers and students alike depend on it, though for different reasons. There has to be the correct number of employees in the district per student to ensure state funding. Equally important is maintaining an appropriate ratio between teachers and students in each classroom.

Eagles flying high on first school day

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

SUQUAMISH — Children of all shapes and sizes scurried throughout freshly renovated hallways, some confidently and some with uneasiness, but all with uncertainty. Returning to their local school, almost 500 students along with 30 teachers and a support staff of 30 more, are doing their best to get back into the routine, as classes got underway around North Kitsap School District Wednesday.

Old school gets brand new look

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

KINGSTON — The Old Kingston Schoolhouse is often empty and void of activity during the vacation months, but the building looked particularly vacant this summer with its boarded up windows. However, it now has a fresh look with new windows and paint — just in time for the start of the Kingston Co-op Preschool classes.

Suquamish police haul in $198,705 grant

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

SUQUAMISH — The Suquamish Tribal Police Department will be receiving much needed upgrades to its equipment soon, allowing its officers to use the latest technology while patrolling the Port Madison community.

St. Paul’s Church to leave Port Gamble

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

PORT GAMBLE —  After more than 70 years as a place of worship for Episcopalians and Anglican parishioners, St. Paul’s Anglican Church is leaving Port Gamble. “There is some sadness. It’s a wonderful place to worship,” said Rev. Duncan Clark. The church, which is under the direction of St. Charles Anglican Church in Poulsbo, is leaving the 125-year-old building for logistical reasons. Clark also had high praise for Olympic Property Group, noting their relationship was a positive one.

Efforts net big gain for MSC

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

POULSBO — Maybe more people eat Mexican food and listen to salsa music during August than plant trees but, either way, efforts to open a new marine science center received a healthy dose of green Thursday. Los Cabos owner Robert Soltero and Pa’s Plants owner Wally Harrison both pledged a portion of their proceeds from the last two weeks in August toward efforts to open a new marine science center in Poulsbo.

State auditor’s office gives the City of Poulsbo a good report

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

POULSBO — Sometimes the very mention of the word “auditor” can make even the most confident city finance director shudder, but once again Little Norway has sailed through its own audit with flying colors. The city’s finances are audited on an annual basis by the Washington State Auditor’s Office and the most recent report showed that the city was in compliance with state laws and regulations.

Mayoral candidates waiting on the mail

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

POULSBO — With ballots being mailed last Thursday, one of the three candidates in Little Norway’s mayoral race will be out of the running once the votes are tallied after Sept. 20. Unlike previous elections where voters could go to the polls on election day, this year’s primary is being done entirely by mail-in ballots, challenging candidates to find new ways to get their message out.

Community advocate makes council push

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

POULSBO — After being a longtime community advocate and city council observer, Herbert Kai decided the time was right to offer voters an alternative. Kai, who is running against current Councilman Dale Rudolph for Position 6, expressed his desire to bring a new perspective to the council’s current way of thinking.

Lis lands Poulsbo principalship

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

POULSBO — North Kitsap School District Director of Curriculum and Assessment Wally Lis will journey down “the hill” — the common moniker used to describe NKSD’s administrative offices — to take up the principalship at Poulsbo Junior High School this fall.

NUWC on leading edge of combat

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

KEYPORT — It’s not often that airmen, sailors and soldiers have the opportunity to participate in live-fire exercises demonstrating the full arsenal that each brings to the field of combat. However, the Naval Undersea Warfare Center at Keyport is doing its part to give officers and enlisted personnel that capability in a simulated environment.

Bond project gets urgent green light

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:01PM

KINGSTON — For 23rd Dist. State Rep. Beverly Woods (R-Kingston), Thursday’s fatality at the Gunderson and Bond roads intersection reinforced her desire to have a traffic light installed there.

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