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READER SOUND-OFF

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

"Do you have a view on a local issue you'd like to express? Sound-Off is a public forum. The views are the opinion of the writer, and not necessarily of the newspaper. "

Are all my friends going to be strangers

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

"The kitchen at my parents large Capitol Hill home was packed with people chatting, milling around and waiting to eat. The large table in the dining room had so many chairs and extensions that it almost stretched into the living room. My extended family had gathered - not for the first time - to bid one of its members a fond farewell as he threw off the bow line and set sail into the unknown. "

A community's prayer is answered

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

"African family returns to Eglon after 14 years. EGLON - When his emotions grew too powerful, the Rev. Anthony Sackor's words became sobs. These are tears of joy and tears of thanks, the Liberia native told friends who had gathered at the Eglon Community Center to celebrate an answered prayer. Earlier this month, the Sackors escaped war-torn Africa and reunited with their American-born daughter after seven years. You prayed for us, Sackor told the crowd Sunday. We are no different than all those who died in front of us. "

Tribes sue Washington to fix blocking culverts

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

"Suit challenges state to maintain and repair its sub-standard passages. It was only a matter of time. But when the first major lawsuit against the state concerning the revised Endangered Species Act was filed yesterday, pretty much everyone was caught off guard. The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission Tuesday morning filed suit in Federal District Court against the State of Washington in an attempt to compel the Department of Transportation to repair and maintain culverts that hinder salmon passage. If we are to achieve our shared goal of salmon recovery, we must begin to meaningfully address the main cause of the salmon's decline, which is the loss and degradation of spawning and rearing habitat, explained Billy Frank, Jr. chairman of the NWIFC. This court action is a step in that direction. "

O'Hair tabbed as Mr. Viking

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

Trevor Pyle/Staff Photo Shawn O'Hair was selected as North Kitsap High School's Mr. Viking after a performance that included singing an original song.

Poulsbo eyes uncertain growth planning future

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

City advisory commission asks for helm on local sub-area plan.

Many pieces fit in bond puzzle

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

Trevor Pyle/ Staff Photo The crowded halls of North Kitsap High School would get some relief if the school district's proposed bond is approved by voters. A second high school would be built.

WHAT'S HAPPENING

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

"COMING UP There will be no school on Monday, Jan. 15. It is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. "

Letters 01/13/01

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

Dear Editor...

IN OUR OPINION

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

"Times have changed, or have they? "

COOPER'S TOWN

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

Daily doses of life's lesson's come from feline source.

Booking a huge crowd

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:50PM

"Joe Irwin/Staff Photos Mayor Donna Jean Brucecuts the ceremonial ribbon in front of the newly renovated building in Poulsbo while librarian Susan Lavin lends a hand to make sure all goes according to plan. (Next page) Kids enjoy good food, company and balloons before plunging into all the Valborg Oyen Library has to offer. This small group was joined by many others Sunday who absorbed not only the knowledge of the books on hand but their new surroundings as well. "

IN OUR OPINION

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

Who do we thank?

GETTING A BIRD'S-EYE VIEW OF LITTLE NORWAY

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

"This gull found the perfect perch in Poulsbo Thursday afternoon - a vantage point which provided a spectacular view of the entire bay area. Despite fowl weather earlier this week, local skies got some rare sunshine and warm temperatures. "

Tribal Treasurer talks about recall vote

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

"SUQUAMISH - Amidst allegations that she has lost her ability to lead the Suquamish Tribe as treasurer, Georgia George Rye plans to keep a positive outlook on the recall meeting set for one week from now. I plan to keep my chin up because I know I have not done anything wrong, she said. "

NKHS students rewarded for staying off drugs.

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

"Trevor Pyle/ Staff Photo Poulsbo Police's Nick Hoke has started NKCOPS, a program designed to help kids stay drug-free. The photos of drug-free kids are displayed proudly in the school. "

WHAT'S HAPPENING

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

" COMING UP Wednesday, Jan. 10 will be a half-day for all schools in the North Kitsap School District. It is an instructional improvement day. "

Opening a brand new chapter at the library

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

Joe Irwin/Staff Photos Colorful books and background adorn the new children's wing at the library - a spot which is sure to appeal to the kid in everyone living in North Kitsap.

IN OUR OPINION

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

Smoke is over at last

READER SOUND-OFF

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

"Do you have a view on a local issue you'd like to express? Sound-Off is a public forum. The views are the opinion of the writer, and not necessarily of the newspaper. "

Guest opinion

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

By Mary Salecky Washington State Secretary of Health

father of the season

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

Should Little Norway grow?

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

POULSBO — After being delayed and derailed for the last nine years, Poulsbo’s long-awaited train of growth management progress could finally be chugging into station within the next few months. The city’s Urban Growth Area plan has been on and off the tracks countless times since the process began in 1993, stalling completely at junctions while leaving both Poulsbo and county residents wondering their attendance at numerous meetings was worth it.

Plan on the table for new Kingston community center

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

KINGSTON — During the past several years, Bayside Community Church has put its mark on Kingston with a food bank, the new park and ride and other community programs. Now the church is proposing something even more ambitious: the Ed Moon Community Center.

Bellringer Fund begins season

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:49PM

No sooner had we announced the beginning of the 50th annual North Kitsap Bellringer Fund on Wednesday, than the first contributions arrived at the Herald office. Many generous friends make an annual donation to the Bellringer as a way to express gratitude for their own blessings and remember their loved ones during the holidays. This year’s Bellringer goal is $25,000, an increase over the $22,000 donated by community members last year.

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