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Little Norway readies to light up the holidays

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:57PM

POULSBO — They’re not as mean as they look. And despite the fact that they wear horned helmets, thick furs and carry such weapons as battle axes and swords, Poulsbo’s Vikings are actually a pretty decent group.

Former cheerleader sues school district

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:57PM

POULSBO — A former cheerleader is suing the North Kitsap School District, contending that the district violated its own safety policy and rules and that violation resulted in her injury. Kelli Fredrickson, whose name was Kelli Ratley-Alvarez when she attended North Kitsap High School, claims in a suit filed in Kitsap County Superior Court that she was originally injured during an away game against Olympic High School on Oct. 8, 1998.

Bellringer off to a good jingle

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

Trips to the post office are so much more fun during the holidays because we always find the Bellringer checks waiting. Some arrive in colorful holiday cards, and others with notes remembering a loved one. and we’re glad to receive every contribution—large or small. In just our first week, the North Kitsap Bellringer Fund is already over $1,000, a joyful beginning.

Candles light the way to freedom

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

"POULSBO - It was a small gathering, but Old Glory may have never flown so proudly as it did Thursday night in Poulsbo. "

Primary Election Results

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

Bruce leads mayoral primary; Regis and Appleton race is too close to call.

Editorial

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

Let us all pray

"In NKSD, counselors respond to tragedy"

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

"POULSBO - Many aid crews went into action after this week's terrorist attacks on the eastern seaboard. Among those aiding people in pain were the counselors and psychologists in the North Kitsap School District. When students arrived at schools in the district Tuesday morning, the world had become a different, more frightening place. Kids and adults were assisted in dealing with that reality by the district's counselors. "

Board reaches decision on 'Vietnam'

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

POULSBO - The North Kitsap School Board decided to back the decision made four months ago by the Instructional Materials Committee to remove four stories from The Vietnam Experience and allow the rest of the class to go on. But that doesn't mean the process that led to that decision will continue without changes.

Hancock cuts bait at Fishline

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

"POULSBO - She's helped offer a hand to the needy in the North Kitsap community for seven years, but the last seven months were too much for former Fishline manager Susan Hancock. Hancock, who has spearheaded everything from fund raisers to food drives during her service at the community food bank, said recent differences with Fishline's board of directors are what ultimately led to her resignation. Her last day was Friday, Sept. 7. "

Wellness Center loses certification

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

"SUQUAMISH - The Suquamish Wellness Program's state certification has been revoked based on the results of an investigation by the Department of Social and Health Services, Department of Alcohol and Substance Abuse. The investigation, conducted Aug 14-15, found that the Wellness program failed to report patients who did not comply with court-ordered treatment. This occurred on seven occasions within a 12-month period in 2000-2001. "

First day of school a blessing in disguise

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

"POULSBO - The doors opened at all North Kitsap schools on Wednesday, and in walked about 6,400 students for the first day of school. At Poulsbo Elementary, students from shy kindergartners to stoic sixth-graders were welcomed with an outdoor flag ceremony, The Star-Spangled Banner, and a few words from North Kitsap School District Superintendent Dr. Gene Medina. How was your summer? Medina asked. Did you have fun? The answer was enthusiastic: Yeeeeesssss! "

Time for some end of summer cleaning

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

"KINGSTON - Rise and shine Kingston. The fifth annual Kingston Pride Day is scheduled for 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Saturday. Litter gatherers will meet at the John L. Scott Real Estate building in Kingston (in the Thriftway Shopping Center). When (downtown Kingston) is picked up, they don't litter for a while, said Karen Ross of the Kingston Revitalization Association, which is a sponsor of the event. "

District raises WASL scores

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

"POULSBO - With one exception, the North Kitsap School district has raised all of its scores in the WASL. Students in grades four, seven and 10 take the WASL (Washington Assessment of Student Learning) each year. The test, which asks questions in four categories - reading, mathematics, writing and listening - will be required for students to graduate beginning in 2008. "

Port looks for financial fit for its rock wall slip

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

"POULSBO - BIG dollars are needed to solve a large erosion shoreline problem, Port of Poulsbo officials agree. With 25 years of continual tidal shifts tearing away at its rock bulkhead along the waterfront, the port must now figure out where exactly it's going to find the money to finance extensive repair work the wall so desperately requires. "

Editorial

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

Best way to start school

Editorial

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

Dream a little dream

Elvis is in the building and on camera

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

"KINGSTON - Hula hoops, hot rods, poodle skirts and saddle shoes could all be seen at the My Girl Drive-In Monday. in a few months, KCTS Channel 9 producers hope the My Girl will be seen all over Western Washington. Crews for the public television station were at My Girl filming a blast from the past complete with a vintage automobile show and Elvis. "

Race for the Cure silent auction slated

  • Aug 11, 2001 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:56PM

"POULSBO - Last year Linda Francalangia missed the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure because something else came up. This year she will go as a breast cancer survivor. By the time the Sept. 23 event comes to pass, she will have completed her treatment. "

Safety concerns lead to parking lot's relocation

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

"KEYPORT - The wide shoulders at the intersection of Viking Way and State Route 308 can no longer bear the burden they were asked to bear. Over the years, the shoulder has become taken the form of a used car lot and played host to numerous small sales as well. Such additions, though profitable, have simply contributed to ongoing traffic problems. "

Turning the clock back three decades

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

"BREMERTON - Thirty years ago, a class of North Kitsap High School students created a time capsule out of a sealed wooden box. The box was painted purple and gold and in it was placed some of the most precious history of the community: audio interviews with pioneers like Henry Brown and Fred Fredericksen; recorded interviews of older Native Americans; and reproductions of old photographs, going back to just about the turn of the century. "

Suquamish woman murdered in home

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

"SUQUAMISH - Sometime between Thursday evening and Friday noon Barbara J. Sneed, 65, of Suquamish was stabbed to death in her Fern Street home. Kitsap County detectives are releasing few details about the crime until a suspect is found, said Mike Davis, chief of detectives with the Kitsap County Sheriff's office. "

NK teachers

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

"POULSBO - Nine months a year, Chad Gillespie is a teacher at North Kitsap High School. But when summer begins, Gillespie's work doesn't end; It merely changes locations. "

'Red tide' again infects shellfish in North Kitsap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

"Clam, mussel and oyster loving residents of North Kitsap will have to avoid eating shellfish collected from local beaches until further notice. Within the last few days, shellfish samples collected from local beaches have recently shown dangerous levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poison toxins. All species of shellfish along the eastern half of Kitsap County may be unsafe to eat due to the PSP or what is more commonly known as red tide. "

Putting the pieces together again

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

"SUQUAMISH - The three-foot marble cross sitting atop Chief Seattle's monument is seamlessly repaired and fortified against another attack. Then the Suquamish community followed suit. In a rededication ceremony held Saturday morning at the Suquamish Chief's gravesite, about 100 people gathered to honor the man whose spirit continues to bring understanding between cultures. "

Councilman Regis joins Mayoral race

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:55PM

"POULSBO - The phone has been ringing off the hook. People want another viable alternative, Poulsbo City Councilman Mike Regis said Monday of his decision to seek the the position of mayor. He plans to file at city hall next week, joining candidate Sherry Appleton and incumbent Mayor Donna Jean Bruce in the election race. "

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