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Lending a helping hand to your gilled neighbors

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:55PM

It’s not just scientists, volunteers and activists who make a difference in helping the environment — those who care enough about the salmon that run through their backyard streams once or twice a year can do the same.

Seats for school board up this fall

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

North Kitsap community members will enjoy a bolstered chance to be elected to the school board this year, with the incumbents in the two seats up for grabs passing on the chance to serve again.

Boardwalk project floats next month in Kingston

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

KINGSTON — Today, Carpenter Lake is hidden by tall grasses, thickets and sensitive wetlands, preventing curious explorers from venturing into its unique environment without a pair of hip waders. But after this summer, access to the 7-acre lake will be much easier for residents, schoolchildren and indeed, the environmentally curious.

NK Fishline is ‘driven’ to meet community need

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

POULSBO — North Kitsap Fishline Food Bank and the Hostmark Apartments aren’t that far apart but the distance often keeps the two from coming together to help those in need. On Monday, however, the leaders of the two organizations teamed up to close the gap and deliver food to apartment tenants.

Austurbruin gets go ahead to erect signage

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

POULSBO — It’s been said that good things come to those who wait and residents in the city’s Austurbruin neighborhood can fully attest to that fact. For more than two years, they have worked on Austurbruin Park, a community garden and additional open spaces in the neighborhood.

Poulsbo on track for big growth explosion

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

POULSBO — Little Norway could go from a town of 7,000 to a city of 16,000 once it fully develops its Urban Growth Area at an average rate of five units per acre. At least that was City Councilman Ed Stern’s projection as he addressed a group of real estate agents at Poulsbo’s Windermere Real Estate Monday morning.

Commissioners tally 3-0 for vote by mail

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

PORT ORCHARD — Financial considerations trumped tradition Monday, as the Kitsap County Commissioners approved a resolution closing the physical polls and turning the county into a vote-by-mail zone.

NK Relay ropes $112,000 for ACS

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

POULSBO — The banner above the starting line for this year’s North Kitsap Relay for Life perhaps summed up best the fight against cancer: “There is no finish until we find a cure.” And while that battle goes on, NK’s own event, held for 24 hours starting at 10 a.m. Saturday morning at the North Kitsap High School track, brought its community together in a common cause while also making a significant contribution to the American Cancer Society, to the tune of $112,075.51.

Road projects delay NK drivers

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

The North End is getting its fair share of attention from road construction crews this season, which is good for the long run, but problematic for drivers at the moment. There are several road projects that will be starting shortly or are in the final stages and motorists should be aware of potential road closures and delays.

Ferry galley open for business again

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

KINGSTON — Commuters can now enjoy a glass of wine or a bite to eat on their way home from work on the Kingston-Edmonds ferry route. The M/V Puyallup reopened its galley at the beginning of July, as part of the latest round of ferry galleys to reopen with new food service. The ferries have been without such amenities since January 2004.

State delves into NASCAR recruitment

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

PORT ORCHARD — The Washington State Attorney General’s office will dispatch two detectives from the State Patrol to investigate charges that a Kitsap County employee violated public records law and failed to retain copies of certain documents while working to recruit the proposed NASCAR track.

Chamber gears up for auto auction

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

POULSBO — Cars and tune-ups go hand-in-hand as mechanics do their best to make vehicles run at their optimum level — something that could explain the changes to the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce’s second annual auto auction.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

Kingston mother arrested for assaulting 13-year-old SILVERDALE — A 41-year-old Kingston woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting her 13-year-old son while shopping in Costco July 7. ...

No dogma in dogs’ abilities to help humans

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

POULSBO — One of the reasons assistant dog trainer Diane Canafax was able to save Rufus, a 3-year-old Labrador retriever mix, from being euthanized at the pound was that she knew he could be trained to save others’ lives. Little did she know that the very same pooch could be one to return the favor and save hers.

A little skin for a good cause

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

KINGSTON —  While most of the men for the Calendar Guys of Kingston project were a bit shy to strip to their shorts, the women for the female version of the calendar had no problem showing their skin.

Rite Aid shows the right plans

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

KINGSTON — While plans to construct a Rite Aid on the corner of Miller Bay Road and State Route 104 have been put on hold, the public is getting its chance to comment on the project to make sure it complies with county codes and local design standards. Rite Aid’s regional construction manager Vince Berndsen and the parcel’s engineers and architects met with the Kingston Citizens Advisory Committee Wednesday and laid out what is expected to be built on the cleared lot.

Toth faces uncertain future with hopefulness

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:54PM

POULSBO — At first glance, and even at second glance, Charlie Toth appears to be every bit of your typical middle-aged business professional. But he’s not. His apparent normalcy belies a hidden struggle.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

Poulsbo man airlifted after two-car crash POULSBO — A Poulsbo resident was airlifted to Seattle after being involved in a two-car accident Wednesday night on State Route 305, near Sol Vei Street....

Despite no ‘magic bullet,’ cancer research barrels on

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

SEATTLE — Associated with the pandemic of cancer has always been the elusive goal of curing entirely one of the most deadly diseases humanity has ever known. While a sure-fire cure hasn’t been discovered — and may never be, as scientists often point out that the complexity of the disease doesn’t lend itself to a one-size-fits-all solution — tremendous progress has been made in cancer prevention, research and treatment.

City of Poulsbo plugs into new technology

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

POULSBO — The City of Poulsbo took a huge step toward becoming a more modern municipality as the city council approved a new $633,000 software system on Wednesday night. While the new software will make an immediate impact on city staff, residents will also have the ability to report concerns online once the system is fully operational.

Old Man finally comes home

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

SUQUAMISH — As a light fog rolled into Old Man House Park and Port Madison Bay Thursday morning, the low murmur of a canoe song could be heard coming from the water. Slowly, the silhouettes of three Suquamish canoes came into view, each passing in front of the park several times before being brought ashore by the Suquamish Canoe Family.

Canine compassion helps kids reach summit

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

POULSBO — Kimbra Kern’s dedication to helping children who have endured traumatic experiences and rescuing homeless animals were at one time separate endeavors that the veteran North Kitsap learning specialist and speech pathologist engaged in. Kern found a new passion, however, when she combined them.

Poulsbo Place parking solution on the horizon

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

POULSBO — Betty Rielly and her neighbors in Poulsbo Place have talked to just about everyone imaginable in hopes of finding an answer to their parking problems. After months of “we’ll sees” or “we’ll look into it” with no response, they finally received real answer in the form of David Smith, developer of Poulsbo Place II.

Sun and fun shine for fjord’s fireworks

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

POULSBO — Long before fireworks and other pyrotechnics lit up Liberty Bay Sunday, Dr. Wayne Schneider was stirring old memories during Poulsbo’s Third of July celebration. With a miniature engine and five passenger cars, Schneider made his annual pilgrimage north from Mexico to Little Norway to give children of all ages a fun-filled ride through Anderson Parkway.

Patriotism and traditions lead Kingston events

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

KINGSTON — Mother Nature didn’t play hard and fast with the weather this year, as she decided to be kind and give the Little City by the Sea a full day of sun with comfortable temperatures for Independence Day.

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