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Two sizes fit all in Kingston's growth recommendations

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

KINGSTON - After more than a year of meetings the 15-member subarea steering committee charged with developing potential urban growth areas for KIngston agreed on one thing. To disagree.

School board could have final say on 'Vietnam'

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

"POULSBO - When the Instructional Materials Committee of the North Kitsap School District decided in May to remove four controversial stories from an elective class, The Vietnam Experience, it did so believing the issue would end without reaching the North Kitsap School Board. But, the school board could end up reviewing the class after all. "

Olympic College president gives notice of resignation

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

"POULSBO - It's as if the 'Perils of Pauline' are following the Olympic College campus project, Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern said just 24 hours after hearing that the biggest advocate for the Poulsbo branch, OC President Karl Jonietz, has announced his resignation. "

Property owners rally against 4(d) exemption

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

HANSVILLE - A standing room only crowd packed into the Hansville Community Center Thursday night to hear what the Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners called the truth about the proposed 4(d) exemption.

Having a voice in decisions matters

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

Having a voice in decisions matters

Mosquito Fleet trial run nets 133 people

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - After making it's departure from the Port of Poulsbo promptly at noon Tuesday, the water bus St. Nicholas did something that surprised even the veteran passengers of the Washington State Ferry system - it stopped, turned around and picked up three women who were running a tad late. "

Taking fire protection seriously in Kitsap County

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - They've been years in the making, but plans for a new Kitsap County Fire District 18 satellite station are finally off the back burner and getting some steady heat. The attention, according to proponents, is coming at just the right time because the region encompassed in the district is preparing for additional population and construction - both of which will need fire protection. "

Angeline project granted Suquamish Way access

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"SUQUAMISH - One big bump in the road for a proposed Suquamish housing development near Angeline Avenue has been smoothed by gaining access through Suquamish way, county officials announced Thursday. Puget Sound Energy has agreed to allow vehicles to access the development by Suquamish Way. This would alleviate the traffic congestion residents feared the 22-home project would have caused on Angeline. This agreement is a great example of both parties thinking outside the box to reach a win-win solution, said Chris Endresen, Kitsap County Commissioner precinct one. "

Trawler Fest has arrived

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

POULSBO - The waters of Liberty Bay will be dotted with plenty of boats this week as the sixth annual West Marine Trawler Fest gets underway. Nearly 100 crafts will be on display and open for demonstration today at noon through Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Port of Poulsbo Marina.

Viking Fest will invade Poulsbo next weekend

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

POULSBO - Little Norway will seem a lot bigger next weekend as thousands of people from around the nation and beyond make their way here to partake in the fun and history that have become hallmarks of Poulsbo's annual Viking Fest.

Committee agrees on Kingston park plan

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"KINGSTON - The Kingston Citizens Advisory Committee, once split on the proposed location of a new community center, has agreed that splitting community center functions is the best solution. The decision came at a specially scheduled meeting Wednesday specifically intended to hash out the Village Green park plan. "

"Hey Poulsbo, keep us out of this one"

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - I regret putting you in the dark. Hopefully by the time you leave you still won't be in the dark, planning commission chairman Barry Babcock explained to a packed house at Vinland Elementary School just prior to beginning a public hearing on Poulsbo's proposed Urban Growth Area. The lights, Babcock said, had been turned off Thursday night to reduce noise in the cafeteria and allow the 120 people in attendance to be heard. He shouldn't have worried about that. "

"City seeks $100,000 grant for bayside land"

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - Faced with the possibility of losing 12 acres of potential park land near Dogfish Creek to development, Poulsbo is working every angle it can to raise the $1.04 million needed to buy the property. "

Ivy 'takes a pulling' during park clean-up

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - Helping hands converged on American Legion Park Saturday and yanked, pulled, dug and cut enough poison ivy, sticker bushes and weeds to fill a dumpster. The spring clean-up was deemed a success by Wayne Hill of the Poulsbo Tree Board, who thanked the 20 or so volunteers for their work on beautifying the site. Crews have been working on and off at the park for over a year now, pulling weeds and ivy to help native vegetation and trees recapture their glory. "

City looks to improve performance measures

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - Much like the How's my driving? bumper stickers that adorn vehicles around the nation, Poulsbo wants to find out How're we doing? City council met with several department heads Wednesday night to discuss whether or not Little Norway's government services were making the grade. In June 1999, Poulsbo adopted eight goals and implemented performance measures as a way to gauge whether the city is making any headway in hitting its own bull's eye. While there have certainly been huge steps toward improving the growth plan, encouraging economic development, efficiently using revenues and creating financial stability, supporting parks, providing basic services, providing professional customer service and enhancing education, council agreed that department heads should provide better progress reports to the elected body. "

Enjoying the comforts of home again

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

POULSBO - Driving 700 miles across country is no picnic - especially when it's across a foreign desert in temperatures that would have the Devil himself reaching for a glass of cool lemonade. But those are the conditions that Gordon and Judy Buehler of Poulsbo spent several weeks in February and March enduring as they made their way across India to assist locals in the earthquake-stricken town of Gujarat.

Poulsbo OC campus still in limbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - The future of Poulsbo's Olympic Campus branch campus is still somewhat uncertain, and a cause of great concern to Poulsbo Mayor Donna Jean Bruce, Poulsbo City Councilmembers and Olympic College President Karl Jonietz. The cause for concern is a delay by Olhava project developer First Western Construction in beginning work on the project infrastructure. "

Mayor vs. manager draws few

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - Judging by the generous supply of cookies available, organizers expected a much larger crowd than the dozen people who came Saturday to the Sons of Norway to discuss Poulsbo's possible change from mayor to city manager. Those who did invest an hour were treated to a lively discussion. Community members received complete, factual answers to questions about how Poulsbo would function under a different form of government if voters approve the ballot measure on May 15. "

NK schools slate Drug-Free Week

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - Next week is Drug-Free Week throughout the North Kitsap School District. The district has planned several activities for the week, which has been held since 1991. The purpose is to warn kids about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and to offer healthy alternatives, said Gayl TenEyck, who is coordinating the event for the district. Two of the days, she said, are focused on emphasizing reading and relationship-building, two activities that can help ward off substance abuse. "

EDITORIAL

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

How much protection is too much?

Library contractor adds slander to suit

  • Apr 11, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:54PM

"POULSBO - After upping the ante on its $130,000 lawsuit against Poulsbo earlier this year, library contractor Flag Construction of Kent last week filed a claim accusing city engineer John Stephenson of slander. The action is the latest in a string of complaints the agency has issued since accepting the $1.3 million contract in November 1999 and puts an exclamation mark on months of misunderstanding between the city and Flag. "

Mayor or manager debate to go public

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

POULSBO - Should Poulsbo continue with its current mayor-council government or would a council-manager status be better suited as the city looks to the future? This is what the people of Little Norway will have to decide on May 15 when the talk over the two forms of government ends and the mail-in voting begins.

County to answer on Angeline

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

SUQUAMISH - Area residents have some questions about what Kitsap County's role is in a proposed housing project near Angeline Avenue. A meeting has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Suquamish Congregational Church to answer those questions and address concerns.

"Poulsbo Place, city seek middle ground"

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:53PM

"POULSBO - It's been nearly seven months since city council ended a lengthy discussion process and granted Security Properties, Inc. approval to begin construction on the first phase of Poulsbo Place. From the word go houses began springing out of the dirt seemingly overnight in the brand new neighborhood along Jensen Way. "

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. "

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