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Quade wins in landslide to become Poulsbo's next mayor

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

Councilmen Stern, Rudolph repeat. Mohler, Anderson get school board seats and Ellingson retains spot on Fire District 18.

Municipal campus gets mixed reviews

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

POULSBO — With one week left before Poulsbo City Council casts its vote on the proposed municipal campus project, concerns have surfaced as residents and city officials ponder the possibilities. BLRB Architects of Tacoma, which was awarded a $50,000 contract to conduct due diligence on the 10th Avenue site, presented its findings to the council Nov. 1.

Transit plans not a problem for riders

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

KINGSTON — To John Clauson, the only concern residents seem to have about long-term Kitsap Transit service is that it not be cut. The proposed increase in fares, the changing of the district boundaries and the fuel surcharges haven’t seemed to bother riders, said Clauson, KT’s service development director — they just want to make sure they have a bus to catch.

KMHS worker is killed

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

POULSBO — A mental health worker responding to call from a concerned mother was killed in a violent altercation Friday evening after he called 911 for assistance. Poulsbo Police Departments officers received the emergency call from the Vikings Crest condominiums shortly before 5:30 p.m. and when they arrived minutes later, they found Marty Smith, 42, of Poulsbo, dead.

A light at the end of the tunnel

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

KINGSTON — It was a day of closure for the Turner family, nearly a year after Arlone Elaine Turner died in a car accident at the intersection of Bond and Gunderson roads. With the support of the North End community, state legislators and law enforcement officials behind them, Suquamish resident Jim Turner, granddaughter Dominique Turner-Herrin and daughter Karyn Roznos collectively turned on the new traffic signal at the intersection Monday morning.

City increases sales tax projection

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

POULSBO — Even though the doors have yet to swing open at Wal-Mart and The Home Depot, city officials have quintupled their revenue projections for the upcoming year. Initially, Finance Director Nanci Lien had estimated a $100,000 increase in sales tax revenue for the 2006 preliminary budget, but Councilman Ed Stern asked her to examine those numbers again to give a more accurate projection.

The perfect accompaniment to lutefisk

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

POULSBO — Saturday morning found Roseann Mitchell buttering and rolling lefse as a group of volunteers made the final preparations for the Sons of Norway’s annual lutefisk dinner. Mitchell, along with Grace Overby, Mary Spray and Bernice Burns, carefully cut the six-inch circles in half before configuring them to neatly fit on serving trays so hungry patrons would have the opportunity to spruce them up with cinnamon and sugar.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

HANSVILLE — Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a - transient man who allegedly stole from a Hansville couple. The victim, a 45-year-old Hansville resident, called Kitsap County Central ...

Lindvig Bridge project over troubled waters

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

POULSBO — When Bight of Poulsbo founder Bill Austin told city council members he’d like to give the Lindvig Bridge a face-lift last month, he got their support. Now he still has their backing, but several issues surfaced during the Nov. 2 finance/administration committee meeting that council members and city staff are now trying to bridge.

Public works director proposes sewer fix

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

Upgrade would give Poulsbo earlier notice of potential problems.

Cleverley, Mohler take aim in NKSD race

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

Fresh perspective vs. seasoned liaison in school board race for Position 3.

Cleverley, Mohler take aim in NKSD race

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

Fresh perspective vs. seasoned liaison in school board race for Position 3.

S’Klallam says it will recover from spill

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

Assessment continues on shellfish beds at Little Boston.

Sons of Norway set to dish up the magic ‘lute

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:08PM

POULSBO — Lutefisk giants Eric Perkins and Charles Jensen are notorious for their abilities to consume copious amounts of the dish at Viking Fest. However, lost in all the pageantry of their gluttony is the true cultural significance to Norwegians and other Scandinavians.

Lions Park goes around once more

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:07PM

POULSBO — It was broken. No one knows who did it, but one thing is certain: the city fixed it. When Poulsbo’s only merry-go-round was knocked out of commission by youthful roughhousing, the families that enjoyed the park were missing something. However, late last week, crews from the city’s public works department brought it back to life as the damaged parts were repaired and a new concrete base was poured.

Transit to ask public to drive home goals

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:07PM

KINGSTON — Like most public agencies relying on various taxes for funding and at the same time, dealing with increasing fuel costs, Kitsap Transit is looking to make a few changes. But officials don’t want to do it without going to those they serve first.

Pumpkins take on a new face at Poulsbo Elementary School

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:07PM

POULSBO — The spirit of Halloween haunted Poulsbo Elementary early last week as 212 differently decorated pumpkins lined the school’s front halls. Librarian and co-organizer Nancy Bale said it was “the most we’ve ever had.”

No pump station, no more building

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:07PM

POULSBO — Further delay of the proposed Bond Road Pump Station threatens to put a plug into development in Olhava and the rest of the western part of the city. A query about relocating the project once again by Councilwoman Kathryn Quade at Wednesday’s public works committee meeting brought a straightforward response from Public Works Director Jeff Lincoln.

Kingston High project shifts focus

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:07PM

KINGSTON — Construction of everything starts from the ground up and Kingston High School’s foundations are being poured as site work nears its winter cutoff date. While 20 percent of the time allotted to build the new school has passed, the project is on track, said North Kitsap School District capital projects director Robin Shoemaker.

Candidate forum lends insight for questioning voters

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:07PM

KINGSTON — A clear picture is tough to draw through one-minute answers, however, the format allowed voters to get better acquainted with their options for two vacant seats on the North Kitsap School District Board Monday night. Four candidates stepped into the spotlight at Kingston Junior High with the aim of explaining their platforms and snagging votes that will land two of them in the board’s open seats.

Olhava sees residential interest

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:07PM

POULSBO — As commercial activity in Olhava has moved beyond drawings and into construction, the first residential development entered the discussion stage Monday night. Pacific Properties of Bellevue has proposed to build 185 single family residences on two residential sites under the Olhava Master Plan. The 41.42-acre property is bound by State Route 305 to the north, State Route 3 to the west, Finn Hill Road to the south and Viking Avenue to the east.

Been there, done that

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:07PM

POULSBO — Two retail giants descend upon a city of less than 10,000 residents known as a popular tourist destination. What happens next is anyone’s guess. Or it would be had Sequim, not Poulsbo, had it happen first as both Wal-Mart and Home Depot opened within four months of each other in late 2004 and early 2005. The only major difference in the two situations is that Little Norway is getting a Wal-Mart Supercenter while Sequim has a regular store.

Traffic light set to shine on Nov. 7

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:07PM

KINGSTON — In less than two weeks, the fate of the Bond and Gunderson roads intersection will be changed and hopefully, for the better. Nov. 7 is the magic date when the much anticipated traffic light is expected to be turned on.

Kingston Inn razing delayed — sort of

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:07PM

KINGSTON — Kingston Inn breakfast regulars Louise Love, Alfie Williams and Cecil and Glea Branstetter had just finished their meal at Drifter’s Galley Monday morning and headed over to the old Kingston Inn parking lot, just after 9 a.m. They joined a group of several others who were all waiting to see the charred restaurant torn down to make way for the construction of a new one.

U.S. Coast Guard finishes oil recovery efforts

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 8:07PM

PORT GAMBLE — While the recovery efforts have wrapped up following Monday’s diesel oil spill in Gamble Bay, the investigation as to what happened is still ongoing. The U.S. Coast Guard had finished its recovery efforts by Thursday, said Coast Guard spokesman Adam Eggers.

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