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911 Briefs

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

Man charged with child porn POULSBO — A trip to Circuit City to fix a slow-running computer didn’t have quite the result a Poulsbo man wanted last week. Poulsbo resident Peter J. Kelly was arrested on charges of possession of child pornography by the Poulsbo Police Department April 18. Kelly was formally charged with one count of possession of sexual depictions of a minor Monday in Kitsap County Superior Court. His trial date was set for July 16 with a pretrial hearing set for June 13.

WEB Program looks to ease

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

KINGSTON — Feeling comfortable in one’s setting is a necessity for students’ overall success in their learning environment. With this in mind, staff at Kingston Junior High School wants to make sure incoming sixth graders feel welcome when they come through their doors as middle schoolers in September.

Poulsbo moratoriums delay causing frustration

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

POULSBO — News that the earliest the Poulsbo City Council could lift both of its citywide moratoriums is this summer wasn’t greeted warmly by homebuilders or developers Monday. The cold shoulder might be deserved as the prohibitions were originally expected to end in February.

North End parks all set to don their best for spring

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

KINGSTON — As the days get sunnier, North End residents may start to feel the pull of the great outdoors. In anticipation of this urge, Kitsap County Facilities, Parks and Recreation crews have been improving, sprucing up and opening various parks around the North Kitsap area so they are ready for summer use.

Seven vie for Miss Viking Fest tiara

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

POULSBO — Seven young ladies will put their spin on the age-old phrase “Velkommen to Little Norway” Friday night as they compete for the eighth annual Miss Viking Fest crown at Christ Memorial Church. The pageant begins at 7 p.m. and the doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available through the contestants and at 1st Security Bank in Poulsbo Village. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger.

PMSC buoyed by state Legislature

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

POULSBO — Because of a last-minute change of heart by the Washington State Senate, 23rd District Rep. Sherry Appleton was able to make good on her promise to supporters of the Poulsbo Marine Science Center.

Photovoice finding favor in Suquamish

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

SUQUAMISH — A little focus, guidance and a few cameras could give Suquamish students a chance to open the public’s eyes to how they feel about their local community. Photovoice, a photographic community project created in 1992 and utilized all over the world, is in the process of being organized by the Suquamish Citizens Advisory Committee youth and senior subcommittee, and could offer a peek into how youth view their neighborhoods.

WASL math requirement likely delayed until 2013

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

North Kitsap High School students who struggle with numbers can relax — until 2013, that is. Following a push from Gov. Christine Gregoire and a Legislative vote this week, the Washington State Assessment of Student Learning math requirement was likely delayed for five years. (Gregoire needs has yet to sign the bill.)

Potential scam turns out to be misunderstanding

  • Apr 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

KINGSTON — Using a newly constructed high school to scam people out of money is Ed Waterman's idea of one of the sleaziest thing a con artist can do. And he felt a phone call from the Texas-based company Sports Promotions Group was just such a situation after receiving a suspicious sounding sales pitch seeking advertising dollars for the new Kingston High School.

Fishing derby aims to hook youngsters

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Fishing is undoubtedly one of the most popular leisure sports in the United States. But it’s been catching fans well before 1776. The North Kitsap High School FFA and the Poulsbo Noon Lions hope to do so today as they lure children to the horticulture pond on Noll Road with the promise of hooking trout. From 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. the 16th annual kids fishing derby makes a splash as it invites children in the sixth grade and younger to test the waters.

Mitzel’s won’t be Mitzel’s when it returns

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Those looking forward to the return of Mitzel’s to Poulsbo Village might be disappointed because the popular eatery isn’t coming back. Instead a new as-yet-unnamed restaurant will be built on its foundation. Mitzel’s was destroyed in a fire May 30, 2006 and its parent company, Elmer’s Restaurant, promised to return to Little Norway as quickly as possible.

Park still wheeling in concerns

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

KINGSTON — In the six years since the Kingston Skate Park opened it has been a bit of a sour subject for some neighbors, and the center of the world for many children, teenagers and adults. Now, because of a few disrespectful people, Kitsap County officials are thinking of taking out the last remaining convenience — the park’s only trash can. After considering putting Romtec style restrooms at the park, county officials examined the site and decided against locating the facilities there. They will instead construct them at Arness Park on South Kingston Road, said Kitsap County senior maintenance supervisor Dori Leckner.

Village Green nearing its final design

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

KINGSTON — With visions of trails and open space dancing in their heads, Kingston residents were asked to give their input about the Kingston Village Green Master Plan at a Wednesday evening meeting dedicated to gathering public opinion. Funding options were also discussed with Kitsap County officials, including a $48,000 Interagency Committee for Outdoor Recreation grant that could change the community center plan if it is accepted.

Vetter Homestead residents set to move in

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — State, county and city officials will officially welcome a new neighborhood to the northern edge of Little Norway today. For 30 families, the ribbon-cutting and barbecue will celebrate the end of a journey, while for 30 more it will mark the beginning of the quest toward homeownership. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the site east of State Route 305 on Viking Way.

City unable to aid port annexation

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — While the city of Poulsbo has reaped the benefits of annexing the majority of its Urban Growth Area, the Port of Poulsbo has yet to share in the revenue harvest. In response to the ongoing concerns from the port, Planning Director Barry Berezowsky gave the city council’s public works committee the lowdown on why the group hasn’t been allowed to join in the city’s newfound prosperity.

‘Lights of Broadway’ ready for production

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Randy, Paula and Simon won't be on hand, but in two weeks, North Kitsap High School students will get a unique opportunity to shine on in front of the hometown crowd in Poulsbo.

SBA offers hand to small businesses

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Often one of the hardest parts of starting a new business is securing enough money to get off the ground. That’s why the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with the Small Business Administration, Kitsap Business Assistance Center and Key Bank for a seminar on small business financing at 1 p.m. May 3 at the Warren G. Harding Lodge on 3rd Avenue in Poulsbo.

Viking Fest receives much needed cash

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Brad Watts, Mike Eliason, David Smith and Mike Brown could easily be called the Fantastic Four by this year’s Viking Fest organizers. After festival organizers sent out a financial S.O.S. because of an $8,000 funding shortfall, those four men and their respective organizations stepped forward to ensure this year’s event goes off as planned.

911 Briefs

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

Rifles stolen from truck at park and ride lot HOOD CANAL — A 37-year-old Sequim resident reported two rifles had been stolen of the cab of his truck between 2:15 and 3:15 p.m. April 24 at the Hood Canal Bridge park and ride at the intersection of State Routes 3 and 104, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. . . .

OfficeMax is latest addition to Olhava

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Wal-Mart and The Home Depot will be joined by a third national retailer on the hill overlooking Little Norway. OfficeMax, a national office supply store, is expected to begin construction this summer and could open before the end of the year. “It was one of our target markets, and we’re very pleased to be here,” said OfficeMax Northwest real estate manager Bob Stevenson.

Endersen to call it quits

  • Apr 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

NK commissioner to work for Sen. Cantwell.

Hansville Art Guild draws residents to colorful tour

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

HANSVILLE — Different studios splashed with color and creativity showed off artists’ work to the public over the weekend with the help of the Hansville Arts and Crafts Guild’s tour. With a variety of media to choose from, visitors got to see and try everything from woodworking to painting to long arm quilting to neon glass work and the creators were glad to explain each craft to curious onlookers.

Glebe walks away with Miss Viking Fest crown

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

POULSBO — As Miss Viking Fest 2006 Jasmine Campbell gave a tearful farewell Friday night, she didn’t have to look far for her successor. One of her princesses, Whitney Glebe, who stood by Campbell’s side during her reign, used a bit of humor to woo the judges as she joked her way to the Miss Viking Fest 2007 crown during the eighth annual Miss Viking Fest pageant at Christ Memorial Church. “Viking Fest is definitely the place to be. I’m so glad my grandmother took me for my birthday,” Glebe said as she mimicked a bubbly 8-year-old experiencing all of the sights, sounds and smells of the three-day festival for the first time.

Students enjoy south of the border visit

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

KINGSTON — For the 10th consecutive year, a small group of Spectrum Community School students enthusiastically packed their bags for a trip to Mexico. Trip coordinators Phil Davis, Beth Mosely and 10 students departed for Mexico April 5, before returning home April 14.

Anti-tobacco group targets student use

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

SUQUAMISH — Poulsbo Junior High School ninth graders Ali Marks, Ellen Hess, Sarah Trapp and Hilary Leonard recognize the importance of educating their younger counterparts in the classroom — no ifs, ands or “butts” about it. The quartet visited Suquamish Elementary School April 25 to discuss the dangers of tobacco use with Jan Kragen’s fifth/sixth grade class.

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