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Little Boston man killed in two-car collision

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

KINGSTON — A 49-year-old Little Boston man was pronounced dead at the scene after a two-car collision on Miller Bay Road last weekend, said Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office officials.

Relay for Life ‘04 sets recordRelay for Life ‘04 sets record

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

POULSBO — The American Cancer Society’s North Kitsap Relay for Life event has grown each year of its existence, surpassing fund-raising goals on an annual basis. But this year, the event not only surpassed its financial goal — it achieved an entirely new fund-raising echelon.

District clears two hurdles on the way to Kingston High

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

KINGSTON — The teetering timeline to build a new public high school in Kingston by 2006 may have just gained some stability Friday as two government organizations gave respective nods to further site development.

Tribe is raising the roof for families

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

SUQUAMISH — During the next four years, the Suquamish Tribe hopes to be able to provide a higher quality of life for some of its members, including giving them a roof over their heads.

Protesters, supporters bring a parade of politics to Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

POULSBO — It was no ordinary day on the northeast corner of Highway 305 and Hostmark. As dozens of protesters — holding signs in opposition of the United States-led war in Iraq and other Bush Administration policies — streamed onto the 305 crosswalk toward Bainbridge Island, they were met by an equally large assembly of the president’s supporters.

A split decision will move retreat forward

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

POULSBO — Nearly one year ago, a conditional use permit application spurred the Poulsbo City Council to rethink the value of Old Town Poulsbo. Last week, the scene replayed itself in another portion of Poulsbo’s oldest residential area and neighbors are once again concerned about the character of their area.

Of bread tabs, vodka bottles, old cars and emotion

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

POULSBO — Paper clips, matches, bread tabs and diaper pins. All are objects that don’t garner much attention — that is, until Northwest College of Art senior Johanna Chambers got her hands on them. Especially the bread tabs.

Raccoon rescues draw a big crowd

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — It was something the Orwig family could certainly add to their “what I did on my summer vacation” list. Among the visitors to Poulsbo’s Marine Science Center July 12, the North Dakota family also got to see some other Northwest life.

Bridge work making biking ‘up hill’ battle

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

HOOD CANAL BRIDGE — Regardless of whether they are coming from Jefferson or Kitsap County, the Hood Canal Bridge is a popular route with bicyclists.

Indianola is squashing pet waste problem

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

INDIANOLA — After stepping around an issue that closed their beloved beach last summer, Indianola residents have decided to take matters into their own hands, or plastic bags as the case may be.

City hopes to pull MSC out of depths

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — There is hope yet for the financially-strapped Poulsbo Marine Science Center. An amendment to the center’s lease contract with the City of Poulsbo would reduce monthly rent payments, but would only come if the Marine Science Society of the Pacific Northwest agrees to create a long-term business plan.

Residents look to red light bypass

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — Amid a cacophony of voices and opinions Wednesday night, at one point, a clap of thunder broke through, interrupting the proceedings for a moment.

Longhouse entrances to provide visitors an impressive welcome

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

LITTLE BOSTON — While the construction of the longhouse on the Port Gamble Indian Reservation is already impressive in its scope, hand-carved designs on the doors serving as the primary entry are equally magnificent.

Finding the courage to continue the fight

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — Nine years ago, Paul and Rhoda Layman lost their son, Zac, 15, to cancer. After the devastating blow from a disease that still has yet to be cured, the Laymans realized they had a decision to make.

Ballot failure for 1-864 gives city pause for reflection

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — It’s not a success, it’s a wake up call. Or so say entities about the recent failure of Tim Eyman’s Initiative 864 to make the November ballot. Dubbed the “25 percent property tax” initiative, the effort would have cut property taxes, excluding voter-approved levies and property taxes for education, statewide by one-quarter.

Dirt to be pushed for Homestead

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

HANSVILLE — Twelve years after an application was submitted to Kitsap County for a 205-acre planned unit development in Hansville, dirt may finally be pushed on the land within the next year.

Heavenly waters bless event

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

SUQUAMISH — Thunderstorms and much-needed rain may have drenched the peninsula Saturday, but they didn’t drown the spirits of a dedicated group gathered for an historic celebration that had been 150 years in the making.

Poulsbo market harvests success opening day

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — Much like tending a field of corn or a row of beets, Poulsbo Farmers’ Market organizers have watched their idea grow and thrive over the last year.

WSA student goes from local to global

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

SUQUAMISH — During Christmas when she was 6 years old, Suquamish resident Amber Mathisen took all of her neatly wrapped presents and did the unthinkable with them.

At least one staff position still in air at city

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — One of the last few temporary pieces to the city hall reorganization puzzle may soon be in place. The form it takes, however, is still up in the air.

Slow times at Kingston High

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — First, it was in the architectural design phase of the school. Then, it was environmental concerns at the site. And now, it is the issuance of county permits.

School Board stays on track for MSC funding

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School District has offered to lend a hand any way it can to the strapped-for-cash Poulsbo Marine Science Center — every way except financially. Talks between NKSD, the Marine Science Society of the Pacific Northwest and City of Poulsbo — the latter to which the center pays its rent — have ensued over the past week.

Aqua Express is given a green light

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission approved Aqua Express’ application July 9 and will allow the company to operate a passenger-only ferry service from Kingston to Seattle starting this fall.

Bond Rd. eyesore is now parked in legal system

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — While the number of cars, recreational vehicles and boats has been growing on the infamous corner of Stottlemeyer and Bond roads as of late, Kitsap County has been trying to decrease that tally via the legal system.

Drizzle can’t fizzle out the Third of July

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — Less than ideal weather but better than expected crowds marked Little Norway’s annual Independence Day celebration Saturday.

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