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Martha & Mary offers shelter from the storm

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

POULSBO — Even though more Americans are living longer, death and dying remain constants in the circle of life, often creating extraordinary levels of stress on individuals and families. As part of its ever-changing mission, Martha & Mary Lutheran Services has expanded its services to make those last days as comfortable and peaceful as possible.

Options’ project aims to bridge tribal gap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

SUQUAMISH — North End resident Rhonda Williamson will freely tell you her favorite word is “bridge.” And when it comes to providing spans between the cultures of the Port Gamble S’Klallam and the Port Madison Suquamish tribes, Williamson jumps at chances to do so.

Rudolph seeks a fourth term on city council

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

POULSBO — While Poulsbo City Councilman Dale Rudolph supports the latest round of “visioning” talks for Little Norway, he believes that talk alone is not enough. A plan is necessary, but more importantly, the city needs to find ways to implement that plan and make things progress, said Rudolph, who is seeking his fourth term on the council this fall.

Let the Camp Goodtimes roll

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

ELLIOT BAY — Onlookers from any of the Washington State Ferries around Seattle and Kingston ferry Aqua Express noticed quite a commotion two weeks ago Thursday when a bustling and overflowing Argosy Cruises boat motored by.

Mayor tells Realtors Poulsbo ‘doing great’

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

POULSBO – When Mayor Donna Jean Bruce told local Realtors Tuesday afternoon that Poulsbo was “doing great” and that better things are in the city’s future, she backed it up with a few big examples. With the Olhava development taking shape, an emphasis on annexation and a new effort to revitalize downtown, the city is headed in the right direction, Bruce commented.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

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Sailors earn their stripes

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:53PM

POULSBO— Armed with cans of spray paint, a power washer and a bundle of tape and cardboard, a crew of four sailors pitched in to give North Kitsap Fishline a helping hand. While the Navy has often donated food and other items to the charity, Wednesday’s contribution helped accomplish tasks the food bank would otherwise be unable to get done.

Kola Kole building may get new tenant

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

KINGSTON —  Dan Price believes that moving the North Kitsap Boys & Girls Club into the second floor of the historical Kola Kole Schoolhouse is an appropriate decision. The building started out as one of Kingston’s first educational facilities, where many of the area’s elders attended grade school and is currently home to the Kingston Co-op Preschool. The second floor is currently unused due to its dilapidated state, but Price, NKB&G Club co-chair, wants to change that.

Council seeks ways to keep MSC from sinking

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

POULSBO — The Marine Science Center’s doors may be closed, but Poulsbo City Council members are seeking ways to pry them open again. The group discussed those possibilities Wednesday night as they focused on a MSC report by consultant Jim Kolb.

‘Vision’ heads to city council

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

POULSBO — Before Monday’s “visioning” workshop, Mayor Donna Jean Bruce hoped for two things: lots of people and diverse voices from across the community. Bruce’s wishes were partially granted as 25 people gathered at the Poulsbo Library to express their ideas for the city’s future.

Tribe honors its graduates

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

SUQUAMISH — Former Suquamish Tribal Chairman Charles Russell Lawrence came home one day in 1962 with a fist of rolled-up papers and tears streaming down this face. His wife asked what was wrong. These scrolls are scholarships for tribal members, he said, but no one wants them. Promise me, Lawrence told his wife, that some day, our kids will go to college.

School district’s iron man ‘retires’ at last

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

POULSBO — Each morning, Bob Blake, 87, wakes at 4 a.m. and reads one of his favorite Bible passages — Psalm 118, verse 24. It states: “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Thus begins the day of North Kitsap School District’s oldest employee. At 5 a.m., Blake is already at work, loading up his van and heading to each school in the district as the official courier.

NK grad’s art graces walls of Seattle museum

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

POULSBO — It’s difficult to say what has benefitted more — the Digital Age or Olivia Davis’ photography. An avid photographer who now admits to having a suitcase full of photos and another 40 gigabyte disk of photos, Davis didn’t exactly hit it off with old-fashioned cameras, like the first one she ever had when she was in the fifth grade.

Midsummer Fest ushers summer into Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

POULSBO — Little Norway took a page from the past and brought it to life as Midsummer Fest dominated Waterfront Park on Saturday. The celebration of the summer solstice in Poulsbo was an excellent fit for the high temperatures and sunny skies that graced Liberty Bay.

New curator digs into Poulsbo’s history

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

POULSBO — Erica Varga is the first to admit that when it comes to museums, she’d rather spend her time in the archives than handling the day-to-day administrative tasks. That desire led the former director of the Bainbridge Island Historical Society and Museum to accept an offer from the Poulsbo Historical Society to inventory its holdings during the summer.

Sons of Norway shares pieces of Poulsbo history

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

POULSBO — Dressed in a bright pink shirt and blue jean shorts, it was hard to miss 6-year-old Sophia Hagstromer as she took her first shot at making lefse Thursday morning. “It’s fun and I like making lefse,” Hagstromer explained as she bit into the crepe-like Norwegian delicacy during the Sons of Norway’s Heritage Camp.

Residents balk at WSF proposal

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

KINGSTON — In any relationship, personal or professional, trust is a basic facet necessary for people to work together successfully. While many residents of the Little City by the Sea have relied on the Washington State Ferries system to move them across Puget Sound for years, many of them cited reasons Tuesday night for not buying into WSF’s plan to improve its customer service.

One last fly over for Jack

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

BREMERTON — When Jack Brooke graduated from high school in 1945, it was too late to join the war and help fight for his country. But growing up in Seattle, he couldn’t resist his passion for aviation after watching the aircraft that flew out of Boeing Field. Brooke decided to join the Navy and Naval Air Reserve at NAS Seattle (Sand Point) and served for nine years, but was never on active duty.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

Woman airlifted after accident HANSVILLE — A Hansville woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after her car was demolished in a rear-end crash Wednesday afternoon.

Visioning discussion open to entire public

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

POULSBO — Mayor Donna Jean Bruce hedged her bets before the city’s first “visioning” workshop and it was, by all accounts, a huge success. She’s hoping for more of the same Monday night.

Start your engines, NASCAR is racing towards Kitsap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

BREMERTON — The International Speedway Corp. announced Thursday it has selected a 950-acre site near the Bremerton National Airport for construction of a new raceway. While the announcement ended a 20-month waiting game, it raised questions rather than supplied answers.

Harriet Muhrlein is a Girl Scout for life

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

KINGSTON — Harriet Muhrlein didn’t really have a choice when her mother enrolled her in Girl Scouts in 1943. But it didn’t matter because Muhrlein discovered she loved it — so much so, she’s still a Girl Scout today.

Confederacy, Union set to wage war

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:52PM

PORT GAMBLE — In one week, Port Gamble will look like it was taken over by Civil War soldiers and civilians — and that won’t be far from truth. Members of the Washington Civil War Association will be invading the old mill town June 25-26 with reenactment battles and encampments and playing their parts to the fullest extent — from the weapons in their hands to the hardtack they bring to eat.

MSC report draws criticism

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:51PM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo City Council and staff got their first look at the long-awaited report on the Marine Science Center and quickly took aim at errors in the report. Among those errors was an apparent misunderstanding of the purpose of the Poulsbo Public Development Authority (PPDA) and the council’s review of the center’s business plan by consultant James Kolb of the FOR SEA Institute of Marine Science in Indianola.

North’s grads plot future course

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:51PM

POULSBO — North Kitsap High School seniors Meagan Grandall and Ashley Blazina have come a long way together. The students have attended Vinland Elementary, Poulsbo Junior High School, and North Kitsap High School. They’re not stopping with the culmination of their K-12 education either, fatefully choosing to attend the same college — Seattle University — in the fall. “We’ve been going to school together since the third grade,” Blazina said.

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