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Crunching numbers through the years

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

POULSBO — The City of Poulsbo has seen a lot of changes over the past quarter century and, through the years, Paulette Alvarado has kept a sharp watch and even sharper pencil at the ready to ensure public money here was present and accounted for.

Poulsbo attorney hosts Albanian court justices

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

POULSBO — In his Poulsbo law office, Roger Sherrard has a paperweight that reads, “Justice is truth in action.” He also has a pen set that says, “Gjykata Larte,” which is Albanian for “Court of the High.”

It’s a Tiny Town but huge fun

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

KINGSTON — Anticipate the smell of fireworks and barbeque for the next few days, ‘cause Kingston’s celebrating in full swing for the Fourth.

From Henness to ‘Royal Highness’

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

KINGSTON — One would have thought Kingston Junior High was a perfect Emerald City, with all the glitter and glamour of the 38th annual Miss Kingston pageant on Saturday night.

Waterfront Park set for big booms

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo’s 3rd of July promises to be a grand “Ole” tribute to the red, white and blue next Wednesday but with singers and musicians like Ole Sønsteli, Ole Petter Kampesveen, Ole Øystein Finsveen, Ole Ivar Kjernlie and Ole Ingvar Ringen on hand, the local celebration of America’s Independence will definitely have a Norwegian influence this year.

Kingston 4th of July deals full deck of fun

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

KINGSTON — The “Old Fashioned 4th of July” festival will kick off bright and early next Thursday with a pancake breakfast at the Kingston Cove Yacht Club, followed by a full day of activities for everyone.

‘Boomtown’ documentary gets colorful response

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

SUQUAMISH — Just in time for the years’ biggest firework holiday, the North Kitsap community got a chance to glimpse inside the Suquamish Tribe’s firework industry.

How to stay safe despite the rockets’ red glare

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

To ensure that the general public enjoys a safe and sane Independence Day, it’s important to take caution with fireworks and learn what is legal and what isn’t. To help in this regard, the Kitsap County Fire Marshal’s office has provided the following guidelines the July holiday.

Velkommen til sommer North Kitsap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

POULSBO — If the weasel goes pop, does the dogfish go slop?

Kingston seeks new fun options for kids

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

KINGSTON — Now that the school year is over, Kingston After Hours, the KJH after school program, has ended.

Renovating the community spirit in Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

POULSBO — “... And finally, here’s the bathroom. Check out the rainbow toilet — it’s pretty cool,” Mason Holmes of Poulsbo pointed out Saturday, completing his room-to-room tour of the aging Nelson Park farmhouse.

Picnic shelter torn down – Lions roaring

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

POULSBO — It took the Poulsbo Noon Lions months of planning, preparation and construction to build the picnic shelter at Raab Park in 1978, but when the city discovered extensive rot, the donated shelter came down almost overnight.

Camp Indianola saved by warm hearts

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

INDIANOLA — The sacred space is safe. Generous donors throughout the Northwest have contributed $1.9 million to save Camp Indianola, the place where generations of youngsters have soared over the water on the rope swing and warmed their spirits at the lodge’s massive stone fireplace.

Public speaks out on tidelands swap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:13PM

SUQUAMISH — Concerns and support for a proposed tidelands swap between the Suquamish Tribe and Washington’s Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR) were voiced at a public hearing held Tuesday.

Little Norway hosts a Midsummer fling

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

POULSBO — It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, and it’s sure the heck not Superman, either. It’s a flying dogfish.

Broadband brings Kitsap leaders to the table

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

POULSBO – Transportation improvements. Economic development. Quality of life issues. These are not the topics you might expect to hear discussed at the monthly meeting of the KREDC Telecommunications Committee––a highly technical group filled with local government officials and communications professionals with local and eye-popping global credentials.

Taking a look at the road more traveled

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

POULSBO — Walkers, runners and bicyclists rejoiced last Wednesday when, after months of procedure and deliberation, the city was finally able to take an enormous step forward and finally approve permits for the Liberty Bay Waterfront Trail.

Unwelcome plants sprout at Poulsbo Library

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

POULSBO — The native green belt around the Poulsbo Library is growing and thriving, but not the way developers intended when they revamped the Lincoln Road structure and created a landscape that would make Martha Stewart envious.

Olympic College bids come in low

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

POULSBO — The gold shovels and hard hats will finally be making a debut appearance at Olhava next month — and, following a long wait, Olympic College officials are almost ready to break ground on their branch campus here.

Father enjoys life as a stay-at-home Dad

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

POULSBO — Tucked away in his home within the thick woods, Scott Green doesn’t have a typical work day. By normal social standards anyway.

Students thank school at Spectrum graduation

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

SUQUAMISH — One by one, the graduating seniors thanked their classmates, their teachers, and their school.

A troubled bridge over local waters

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

HOOD CANAL — It seemed fitting that the Hood Canal Bridge Legislative Tour was held in the basement of St. Paul’s Church in Port Gamble last Friday — everyone involved in the $205 million project to replace the west half of the bridge is taking a leap of faith of sorts.

Seniors blow high school days good-bye

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

POULSBO — As the North Kitsap Concert Band approached the climax of “Jupiter, From the Planets” during Saturday’s graduation ceremony, a tremor of laughter jittered through the crowd, and a few parents in the audience craned their necks to see what had caused it. The graduates, all clad in purple robes and mortarboards, were doing the wave.

Poulsbo gets UGA... finally

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

POULSBO — “I’d say we could have put it through college by now,” Poulsbo Planning Director Glenn Gross replied Thursday when asked if it felt good to finally put the city’s Urban Growth Area “baby” to bed.

Low-income houses raising high concerns

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

POULSBO — After enduring an unsightly clear cut, burn pile ash and smoke over the past year, residents of Meadow Run and Glen Haven might have to abide to something else they didn’t plan on when work on a new 29-home development started in their neighborhood last year — lower property values.

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