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City Council flips a switch for camera equipment purchase

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo City Council meetings may begin with a rap of a gavel today. But it is conceivable that down the road, they will begin with “lights, camera, action.” At its April 6 meeting, the Poulsbo City Council unanimously approved a $37,986 contract with SPL Integrated Solutions of Redmond for a video production system for City Hall.

Appleton’s passage is truly a whale of a bill

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

OLYMPIA — During last year’s legislative session, a bill that would have made the Orca whale the official state marine mammal failed to pass, primarily due to time constraints of the biennium.

When you’re a firefighter, you’re family

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

POULSBO — Volunteer firefighter Ken Wickert has donated his time and labor for 18 years in various ways to Little Norway — as a firefighter, an ambulance driver, a Nordic Viking and a member of various civic groups. Now, during a time of personal struggle with cancer, the community he has helped for so long is giving back.

Olympic College catches wave of growth

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

POULSBO — The newly paved roads and sidewalks of Olhava currently bisect bare hills that are now awaiting construction of one of the state’s largest new developments. There is, however, one area there already bustling with activity.

Celebrating Earth Day the Kingston way

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

KINGSTON — The Little City by the Sea will be filled with a plethora of Earth Day events next weekend, from learning about organic lifestyles and enjoying the work of local artists to eating the year’s first harvest of produce.

City of Poulsbo Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

10th Ave. work may wrap up next week Weather pending, renovation work on Poulsbo’s 10th Avenue could finish late next week. ...

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

Ground Zero facility burns in April 6 fire POULSBO — Four regional fire departments responded to a report of smoke coming from the Ground Zero facility on Clear Creek Road around noon on Wednesday.

Snelson leaves legacy of leadership

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

POULSBO — Honoring the memory of the beloved Ruby Watland, three former Miss Poulsbos sang “Happy Days are Here Again” at the Miss Poulsbo/Kitsap Pageant last Saturday evening.

Schools reach fork in the road at MSC

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

POULSBO — More than one-third of all of North Kitsap School District’s students currently learn, whether on a field trip or in a class, at the Marine Science Center. But due to the Marine Science Society of the Pacific Northwest’s (MSSPNW) pullout of the center — and the dismantling of the majority of exhibits there — that number is guaranteed to change. The district is faced with two main options.

Clearwater Casino to expand in 2006

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

SUQUAMISH — In an effort to make the Clearwater Casino a major destination spot in Kitsap, the Suquamish Tribe is moving forward in its goal to bring plans for its much-rumored hotel to fruition.

County steps forward on Kingston boardwalk project

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

KINGSTON — When Kitsap County Facilities, Parks and Recreation planner Dennis Oost talks about Carpenter Lake, people often respond with, “There’s a lake in Kingston?” The 7-acre lake, which is part of a 38-acre county park property located off Barber Cut Off Road, is surrounded by a large bog, making it difficult to access unless one is wearing really high waders.

NK Rotary sets a lofty goal for its 23rd auction Saturday

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

POULSBO — Rotary turned 100 just a few months ago. Now, two local clubs are turning their eyes toward the lofty goal of raising $100,000.

Bond Road traffic light to signal hearing in Olympia

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

OLYMPIA — Since Suquamish resident Arlone Elaine Turner was killed in a car accident at the Bond Road and Gunderson Road intersection in December 2004, her family has promised the community it would push to get a traffic light installed there as soon as possible.

Marine Science Center sinking

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

POULSBO — A verbal agreement between the North Kitsap School District, City of Poulsbo and the Marine Science Society of the Pacific Northwest (MSSPNW) appears to have gone awry — and hopes to ever re-open the Marine Science Center in Poulsbo may have gone with it.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

Family loses cat, possessions in fire...

School board performs graduation transformation

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

POULSBO — The change from earning eight credits per year to six at North Kitsap High School might sound small, but in reality, it is massive

Suquamish first graders give Safeway the top pop

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

SUQUAMISH — A subtle elementary science fair project, one designed to determine what popcorn brand has the most kernels, will end up having its results seen by as many as 200,000 people.

Port eyes gazebo plan for marina

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

KINGSTON — While the Port of Kingston commissioners’ latest idea to improve their property is still in its early stages, the concept is something the board thinks will be welcomed with open arms. What they want to know now is if they are correct in their assumption.

Little steps now can make big water impacts

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

POULSBO — Turn on the faucet — water comes out. Flush the toilet — water goes down. But it’s never too early for communities to start envisioning and planning for a time when that may not be true.

Golden voice leads Murray to crown

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:43PM

BREMERTON — Janna Murray brought a packed house to its feet Saturday night after a towering performance of “I am Changing” from the musical “Dreamgirls.” A little later in the evening, she truly was changing — into the new Miss Poulsbo.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

Arson suspected in torched backhoe HANSVILLE — North Kitsap Fire & Rescue crews were called to the scene near the intersection of Twin Spits and Skunk Bay Roads on March 21 for a report of a possible arson fire.

Forsman elected tribal chairman

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

SUQUAMISH — The Suquamish Tribe General Council voted in a new Tribal Council Chairman and a new Tribal Council Secretary as its annual meeting Sunday. Leonard Forsman was elected the new chairman, beating incumbent Bennie Armstrong and candidates Richard Belmont and Tun Chiquiti. Armstrong held the position for seven years. Forsman is a lifetime resident of the Port Madison Indian Reservation and is the tribal spokesperson.

Easter Egg Hunts

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

Easter Bunny slates NK stops The Easter Bunny will be making numerous egg-citing stops throughout North Kitsap Saturday and that means pretty much one thing for local youngsters — candy. And plenty of it.

Easter holiday closures and changes

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

POULSBO — The Easter holiday will be celebrated Sunday, March 27. Government offices, banks, and schools are closed on Sundays. Here is a list of other closures and schedule changes expected that day:

For tribal elders, life begins at 55

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

LITTLE BOSTON — Anyone who sat down at a table in the Port Gamble S’Klallam gym Friday afternoon during the tribe’s New Elders celebration was sure to learn something. Being in a room with what was estimated to be between 300-400 people who were mostly tribal elders, a history lesson on the any of the various tribes in the region was within earshot.

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