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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.

Fix it, don’t replace it

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

Residents of Hansville argued persuasively to repair rather than replace the old Point No Point Resort boat launch Tuesday night, in a meeting with representatives from Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Kitsap County Parks and Recreation, and Kitsap County Commissioner Chris Endresen.

County to take more recyclables

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

Beginning in August, curbside recycling customers in unincorporated Kitsap can toss mixed paper, cardboard and most plastics into their recycling bins.

Flagging funds threaten Kingston fireworks

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:12PM

“Oooh, Aaah, Uh Oh” Thousands may miss the “rockets’ red glare” this year if fundraising for Kingston’s Fourth of July Fireworks fails.

Heavy metal makes a scene in Port Gamble

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

PORT GAMBLE — Shining like a gigantic C3-PO on steroids, he emerged and entered the ring of combat.

Suquamish basket marsh celebrates beginning

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

SUQUAMISH — It used to be a brown-grassed, muddy field. Now it’s a pond ringed by green grass and a walking path.

Idea factory churns at Speak Out

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

KINGSTON — Tax breaks for property owners who follow the rules and consistent penalties for those who don’t topped the list of items that rolled off the assembly line Wednesday night at North Kitsap’s idea factory, also known as Speak Out.

Race for the Cure runs on Sunday

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

Although the teams are smaller or dissolved completely compared to last year’s record-breaking numbers, Kitsap will still Race for the Cure on Sunday.

Getting into reading has never been easier

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

POULSBO — North Kitsap Friends of the Library are helping local residents open new portals to adventure, romance, suspense, drama, history and art in Poulsbo.

Project permit hikes keeping Poulsbo busy

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

POULSBO — “We’re really busy,” City Planner Glenn Gross reported last week. It wasn’t the new dilemma created by stricter annexation guidelines or the near completion of the Poulsbo Urban Growth Area that had caught his attention though.

Forum talks to center on balancing growth and environment

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

County officials canvassed Kitsap in late March to gauge public sentiments about environmental protection, growth needs and economic development in the region.

Getting their kicks in NK

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

POULSBO — North Kitsap loves soccer like Memphis loves Elvis, and this weekend, you could tell.

Bainbridge Police nab second video suspect

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — It was a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time for Hollywood Video robbery suspect John W. Grantham last Friday.

From boot camp to big county honors

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

In five decades of marriage, Joan Watte never saw her husband shed tears.

City eyes potential annexation loophole

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo may have its hands tied in terms of inking annexation agreements with owner of property outside the city limits but the ropes will loosen early next month when a contract is scheduled to be signed with Puget Sound Energy.

Kingston cow chase leaves behind a trail of questions

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

KINGSTON — Much like the cow rampaging though Kingston streets Monday, reactions to the animal’s death run in all directions.

2001 lutefisk champ ‘blows’ an early lead

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

POULSBO — Much like a stewing vat of lye, Eric Perkins’ reputation as a legendary lutefisk lover seems to bubble and take on a life of its own as time passes.

Key county official resigns

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

Ending a 15-year career with Kitsap County, William Nogle, director of administrative services, announced his resignation on Monday, effective at the end of July. The announcement arrives on the heels of the county’s plan to switch from a one-year budget cycle to a two-year budget planning process — a project Nogle had been intimately involved with.

Lost longhorn shot after charging deputy

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

KINGSTON —For nearly four hours Monday afternoon a cow which had escaped from her trailer at the Kingston ferry dock parking lot kept the Washington State Patrol, Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies, the Department of Wildlife and even her rope toting owner at bay. She sharpened her horns on trees and ran randomly wild through the downtown streets after escaping at about 12:30 p.m.

The fest, the 'fisk and plenty of fun

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Addressing a small crowd during the Viking Fest opening ceremonies Friday, Poulsbo Mayor Donna Jean Bruce may have summed up the weekend of revelry best when she pointed out, “If you don’t have fun — it’s your own fault.” With three days of events, eye-popping entertainment, fantastic food, crazy carnival rides and authentic Scandinavian culture to choose from, the good times were definitely rolling at the 35th annual gathering. Traffic at the celebration was another story altogether, but jams didn’t keep some 40,000 people from crowding the streets of what typically is an aptly named “Little Norway.”

Volunteers get final digs in at Oyster Park

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

More than 200 new plants found a home this Tuesday at Oyster Plant Park in Poulsbo but the growth of community spirit during the finishing work may have been more notable than the thriving vegetation. The tiny Lemolo Shore Drive site has become a huge catalyst in terms of bringing all types of folks together to improve a plot of land that has come to symbolize what a civic group can do when it gets city and volunteer support. Members of the Poulsbo-North Kitsap Rotary took the lead on the project last year, helping transform what was once a dilapidated oyster plant building into a beautiful waterside park.

Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce honors its community all stars

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Although Brent Stenman did not try out for his high school baseball team, he is regarded as a major leaguer when it comes to youth baseball. Stenman was honored as the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce person of the year Thursday evening.

Front St. banners on their way down

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Tacky. Trashy. Negative. Community banners that have flown at the north end of Front Street didn’t receive the highest praise from Bill Austin this week. The local sign maker has been looking for a new home for the advertisements for more than a year without making much headway. Although such advertisements now fly on Austin’s property, near Front’s intersection with Lindvig Way and Bond Road, a Wednesday night discussion with city council could get Poulsbo out of the banner business for good.

Whited, Cauter chosen as NK 2001-2002 teachers of the year

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Anne Beth Whited and Sylvia Cauter have long been recognized as good teachers, whether they are bringing students to different corners of the world or bringing different corners of the world into the classroom. That excellence was officially recognized last week, as Cauter and Whited were named as recipients of the 2001-2002 Rangvald Kvelstad Teacher of the Year Award.

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