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Mike Regis to run once again

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

POULSBO — Contrary to popular belief Poulsbo City Councilman Mike Regis isn’t ready to hang up his hat just yet. After some serious soul searching, Tuesday afternoon Regis made it official that he will be seeking a third term in office.

Group backs away from Heronswood

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

KINGSTON — The Pacific Northwest Horticultural Conservancy has decided to throw in the trowel for now, announcing it will no longer negotiated with W. Atlee Burpee Company to buy the popular Heronswood gardens, located on 288th Street in Kingston. Chairwoman Lee Neff said Burpee President George Ball did not respond to letters and offers to buy the property in a timely manner, and did not even seem to be paying attention to the offers.

NKSD’s Catherine Ahl says ‘that’s all’

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

After nearly eight years of service to the teachers, students and staff of the North Kitsap School District, board member Catherine Ahl won’t be returning to her post on the North Kitsap School Board in 2008. Ahl, who’s been North Kitsap’s legislative representative for six years and served as board president for the other two, announced last week that she won’t seek a third term.

Students have some good, clean fun

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

KINGSTON — Like a dirty car with “wash me” scrawled in the dust, Teacher Appreciation Week definitely didn’t go unnoticed at Gordon Elementary School. In fact. Twenty-five teachers there really cleaned up or had their cars cleaned up, as the case may be, as PTA members Ashli Schumacher, Dennis Pryor and Brett Gregory organized a massive car wash to thank them for their service.

Council poised to tackle downtown parking issue

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

POULSBO — Any developer entertaining the idea of putting a new face on the heart of Little Norway would be wise to heed the apparent mantra of the Poulsbo City Council: no parking, no permits.

Newest library blazing through construction

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

LITTLE BOSTON — The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is coming down the last leg of a long journey as the House of Knowledge campus continues to move forward smoothly. The Little Boston Library — the final building to be added by the tribe at the complex — is ahead of schedule as the construction process heads toward the finish line.

Historic home awaits untold stories, memories

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

POULSBO — Just as every person has a unique story of their own, Poulsbo resident Meg Burkett believes the same is true of historic buildings. On May 19 Burkett will open her home off of Sawdust Hill Road from 1-4 p.m. hoping long-time residents will share their memories of the Kvinsland family, who built the place in 1907.

Viking Fest to go boom this Friday

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

POULSBO — The return of two familiar faces will mark the beginning of the 39th annual Viking Fest at 4 p.m. Friday at the Kvelstad Pavilion. The Poulsbo Marine Science Center will be on display throughout the weekend, and fireworks will light up the skies Friday night as well.

Lions cooking up scholarship money

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

POULSBO — As they have done every year since 1972, the Poulsbo Noon Lions Club will rally at the Poulsbo Armory on Jensen Way to satisfy the hunger of festival-goers preparing to enjoy a full day of all things Norwegian. They’ll also be raising money for a good cause as a few North Kitsap High School seniors look to receive scholarships from the proceeds of the two-day affair.

Fashion to provide money for Dreams

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

KINGSTON — High fashion, a little glitz and high heels will be rolling in the dough to help brighten a few children’s day this Sunday afternoon. Lucky Star Consignment Clothing will host its second annual Kitsap Style Fashion Show May 20, and all the ticket sales will go to the Kitsap Foster Care Association Dream Project.

Scouts build pergola to attract wildlife to Breidablik

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

POULSBO — It may have been built quickly, but the new pergola at Breidablik Elementary will help spread environmental awareness for years to come. The wooden structure, which will eventually be covered in vines, climbing flowers and plants, was built April 28 by a group of Boy Scouts and adults — that morning, to be more specific.

School sports fees debate rages on

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

POULSBO — Spirited conversation amongst members of the community took place on May 10 as sports fees took to the field during the North Kitsap School District Board meeting. The NKSD Athletics and Activities Committee unveiled its recommendations for participating fees for the 2007-08 school year, showing that eliminating all activity bus runs at middle schools next year would save enough to lower fees parents shell out for sports.

911 Briefs

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:19PM

Three airlifted in car crash Saturday POULSBO — Three people were airlifted after a car accident at about 10:55 a.m. May 12 on Port Gamble Road, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. ...

The time is ripe again for berries

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:19PM

KINGSTON — Berry shortcake will soon become the main staple in Kingston — at least for the Kiwanis. The group kicked off its annual berry sale this month, and soon a plethora of strawberries, raspberries and blueberries will make their appearance in town. “We’ve only received a couple of phone calls so far,” said Kiwanian and berry sale coordinator Dave Muller. “We’re mailing all of our past customers, and we rely a lot on word of mouth.”

Poulsbo visioning effort begins

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:19PM

POULSBO — Project Poulsbo got off to a good start Saturday morning as more than two dozen people attended the first community conversation at Vinland Elementary School. The event was designed to gather ideas about how Little Norway should be developed in the next 20 years as city officials work to update the city’s 1994 comprehensive plan. “We had a nice mix of people and a good cross-section,” said Mayor Kathryn Quade. “There were some people who normally don’t make it down to city hall.”

Poulsbo voters approve fire levy

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:19PM

Voters down Kitsap Regional Library levy

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:19PM

Measure fails 55 to 44 percent.

Viking Fest has arrived

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:19PM

POULSBO — At least one question will be answered during today’s 39th annual Viking Fest parade: What will Mayor Kathryn Quade be riding?

Library lid lift fails to get support

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:19PM

Kitsap County voters decidedly defeated a property tax increase that would have guaranteed operation of the Kitsap Regional Libraries’ operation and growth for the next five years in a special election Tuesday.

Meeting circles safety

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:19PM

HANSVILLE — A little over a year ago, Hansville residents met for the first time in recent years to formally address traffic safety concerns in the area. Tuesday evening, they gathered again at the Greater Hansville Community Center to examine what route the Greater Hansville Area Road Safety Advisory Committee plans to take in hopes of solving the ongoing problems.

North End voters ignite levy lift

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:19PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo Fire Department officials have something to cheer about after Tuesday’s vote, which passed their levy lid lift by a 55 percent margin. In the city, 3,615 residents cast their ballots in favor of the lift, outweighing the 2,935 who voted against it.

Port Gamble resident mushing toward Iditarod

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:19PM

PORT GAMBLE — The 1,150 miles between Anchorage and Nome, Alaska represent a long, cold, lonely stretch of the world, yet every year around March about 80 teams of mushers and dogs line up to cross it — with nothing but their gear, wits and confidence in their dogs to go the distance.

Chamber gears up with new executive director

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:19PM

KINGSTON — As the summer months approach, so will out-of-town visitors and the Kingston Chamber of Commerce’s busiest season. In anticipation, the chamber recently filled the executive director position, hiring local business owner and community volunteer Nancy Tietje.

Poulsbo man makes run for nation’s top job

  • May 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:18PM

POULSBO — Compared to the likes of national political giants like Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama, Poulsbo resident Dal LaMagna knows he’s a long shot for the presidency, but that’s not keeping him from trying. LaMagna, who recently moved to Washington, D.C., officially announced his candidacy last week for the Democratic nomination for president.

Council makes downtown parking mandatory

  • Mar 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:18PM

POULSBO — Before the Poulsbo City Council voted on an interim emergency zoning ordinance on downtown parking requirements Wednesday night, Councilman Ed Stern warned his colleagues about the dangers of unintended consequences.

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