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Skyrocketing costs may shelve library plan

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:31PM

Soaring costs may put a new Vernon library out of reach.

Spree ends in flames

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:31PM

One man is in custody and Vernon RCMP continue to thoroughly investigate six separate crimes, including a home invasion, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday.

Want to act? Auditions being held Feb. 18

  • Aug 16, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:31PM

Peninsula Players are holding auditions for The Dining Room. Two men are needed to complete the cast. Auditions will be held on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2 p.m., at the PP Clubhouse. Directions can be found at: www.peninsulaplayers.bc.ca or call Sid at 656-8975.

Todd Butler returns

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:31PM

He’s back. Todd Butler, a musician and comedian who has hosted and co-hosted CBC’s Madly Off in All Directions is playing in Qualicum Beach this weekend.

PST guide available

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

The Small Business guide to Provincial Sales Tax (PST) is a wise read for business owners in B.C.

You should keep it

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

 If you had to choose between paying the government or paying yourself, most people would say it’s a no-brainer. 

How to avoid the financial fear factor

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

Experienced investors consider RSPs a great way to save for retirement while taking advantage of certain tax benefits. However, many Canadians avoid setting up an RSP as they perceive these plans to be complicated and difficult to fund.

MP eyes student business

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

Kootenay-Columbia MP Jim Abbott wants to build the international student business in his constituency.

Recommendations aim to improve investigations

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

Police officers who don't cooperate with investigations into their conduct should be punished for "discreditable conduct," according to a review of municipal police complaint procedures by a former B.C. judge.

Passport system backlogged

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

Our constituents are expressing significant frustration with the process of obtaining a passport in a timely fashion.

Sharpe savours silver (and purple) Peninsula residents have another shot to see the Happy Girl in action during Hearts of the Community awards Tuesday

  • Aug 7, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

Purple shoes are a reminder of a happy time for Eryn Sharpe.

Controversy fades

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

Like a fuse dipped in water, a controversy involving Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes has fizzled out.

Viking Fest in dire financial straits

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

POULSBO — Little Norway’s most popular event is sending out an SOS to the community after one of its major sponsors pulled out at the last minute. The 39th annual Viking Fest slated for May 18-20 will be a shadow of what it has been in the past unless organizers can find enough sponsors to fill the financial void, Viking Fest secretary Kathi Foresee said Friday morning.

Up to seven bids expected for city hall

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

POULSBO — The hazy picture surrounding Little Norway’s city hall project should get clearer once the April 30 deadline for proposals arrives. “We’re going to have four for sure, but it could be five or six or possibly seven,” Planning Director Barry Berezowsky told the city council’s public works committee Wednesday. Earlier in the week, Berezowsky said he received a call from an interested party asking for information about the city hall project, which came as pleasant surprise.

Viking Village will land in new location

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

POULSBO — When hordes of Vikings storm the shores of Little Bay during the 39th annual Viking Fest, they will probably land in a new location. But the reason for the change is about as interesting as watching the grass grow. Literally. Traditionally, Vikings from Glam Folk pitched their tents near the Sons of Norway fire pit just north of Waterfront Park’s Kvelstad Pavilion. That area, a maze of rebar, dirt mounds and rock a few months ago, was recently seeded after the completion of the new bulkhead and other improvements, which included new sidewalks and better beach access.

Poulsbo senior center under new leadership

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

POULSBO — After allegedly being kicked out of the North Kitsap Senior Center on Valentine’s Day, Poulsbo resident Louise Rikley has found the doors open to her once again. Even though Rikley’s allegations were denied by then-North Kitsap Senior Center board president Joan Dooley, center trustee Dolores Davis announced this week Dooley and the rest of the board had resigned.

John Peiguss dedicated to making NKHS a better place

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

POULSBO — John Peiguss lives 12 miles from North Kitsap High School. If he leaves his house at 6:30 a.m. and travels at an average speed of 43 miles per hour, what time will he arrive at school? Most people would struggle figuring out the answer to that question, but the Kingstonite could likely solve the story problem within minutes.

NKSD to honors it many volunteers

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

POULSBO — One person can make a difference. Collectively, volunteers can create a ripple touching lives for years to come. During the 2005-2006 school year, countless residents showed their dedication to the community, donating nearly 100,000 hours of their time to the North Kitsap School District.

Sand flies illegally at local sandpit

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

KINGSTON — For several years, Kingston resident Jeff Dennison has fought most weekends to maintain control over his own driveway off Miller Bay Road. He’s been working to keep dirt bikers and four-wheelers from using the ingress as a staging point for using a sandpit on private property owned by Bill Arness.

New advisory classes offered at high school

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

POULSBO — April 10 was a day administrators, teachers and students had been waiting for at the North Kitsap School District. It marked the first time advisory courses were unveiled at North Kitsap High School. Advisory sessions will take place once a week for 30 minutes between first and second period. Every student at NKHS is enrolled in the course with anywhere between 17-19 students in each.

North End group still trying for foot ferry

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

KINGSTON — November 2006 brought Proposition 1 to a grinding halt, showing Kitsap County voters were not ready or willing to foot the bill for a countywide passenger-only ferry system. Since then, Kitsap Transit has been desperately treading water to find funds to continue the Bremerton POF services.

Grover’s Creek set to release chinook

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

SUQUAMISH — Using water flow and high-tech machines, the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission’s automatic tagging and clipping trailer was camped out at the Grover’s Creek Hatchery this week, readying chinook bred last fall for release.

Spectrum project takes a turn with new compromise design

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

During the time it took to complete three elementary school renovations, one at a junior high school, and one at the community pool in addition to the near entire construction of a new high school — collectively totaling almost $45 million of the North Kitsap School District’s $60 million capital programs bond — a $600,000 project at Spectrum Community School has been in limbo.

911 Briefs

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

Woman attacked by neighbor’s dog POULSBO — A Poulsbo resident suffered several bite wounds after her neighbor’s pit bull dog escaped from its owner’s yard and attacked her at about 10:45 a.m. April 10 on Norland Lane, according to the Poulsbo Police Department. . .

Earth Day Week is nearly upon the planet

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

POULSBO — Conserving the Earth’s natural resources isn’t an option, it’s a responsibility. Olympic College believes in this philosophy wholeheartedly. Each branch of Olympic College including OC-Poulsbo, will actively participate in environmentally-minded activities during Earth Day Week from April 16 through 19.

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