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Poulsbo traffic review makes headway on its roadway updates

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

POULSBO — Chances are most Poulsbo residents don’t know the difference between a residential collector street and a neighborhood collector street. But they soon will.

Financial shortfall may stir up new fees at NKSD

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

POULSBO — One of the few remaining school districts in the area to do so, North Kitsap students can participate in extracurricular activities, from baseball to band, free of charge. With impending district-wide budget cuts on the horizon, however, that is likely to change.

District may yet salvage science center

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

POULSBO — The Marine Science Center once existed under a myriad of partnerships, including the Marine Science Society of the Pacific Northwest, the Port of Poulsbo and many area school districts. Now, there is only one partner left.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

Victim allegedly assaulted with stick POULSBO —  Kitsap County Sheriff’s Deputies reported to the 10000 block of Ogle Road NE for a report of a 36-year-old East Bremerton resident hitting another person with a walking stick. ...

Hansville Grocery owners stock up on security

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

HANSVILLE — On a table in the entry way of the Hansville Community Center on Wednesday sat a basket with a hand-written sign that had the letters “SOS” printed on it. Several dollar bills had been tossed in.

Scout plants skills for troop honor

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

POULSBO —  While retention ponds may serve more of a functional purpose for drainage rather than as a landscaping feature, Boy Scout Wesley Vincent thought the ponds next to the Poulsbo Library on Iverson Road needed some sprucing up. And on Saturday morning, in the pouring rain, he had about 30 people — friends and family from school, church and Troop 1590 — plant 29 shrubs, willow trees and sedge grasses along the steep banks.

Ideas sought to let cemetery issues rest

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

POULSBO — The state of one of Little Norway’s final resting places is a topic that comes to a head almost annually for staff at Poulsbo Public Works. And this year, they’re aiming to find out what the public thinks should — or perhaps should not — be done.

Firefighters saving the next dance

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

POULSBO — Just because the Poulsbo Firefighters Association isn’t hosting its annual Firefighter’s Ball this year for the first time in nearly 70 years doesn’t mean the tradition has gone up in smoke. The donations received from the event are generous enough but it’s the attendance, or rather, lack thereof, that bothers organizer Jerry Cooper.

Rain just part of celebrating nature

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

KINGSTON — The early morning rain may have affected attendance levels this year at EcoFest, but as one organizer said, things weren’t too bad once the sun finally showed up in the early afternoon. “I’m seeing sunny blue skies,” said Stillwaters volunteer Sheila Sullivan. “I’m starting to dry out.”

Court denies Kingston High School appeal

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

PORT ORCHARD — The North Kitsap School District moved a step closer in its bid to build a high school in Kingston Friday, in what is likely to become a key decision that will allow clearing and construction of the new school site to commence.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

Downed powerlines closes roadway for four hours KINGSTON — Barber Cut Off Road was closed for four hours Saturday after a tree fell onto powerlines

Herald’s Farley wins SNA award

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

POULSBO — North Kitsap Herald sports and schools reporter Josh Farley put the first of what will likely be many awards feathers in his cap last week when he was formally recognized by the Suburban Newspapers of America.

NK Boosters ‘band’ together for teen driving safety

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

Reverberations of two fatal teenage car accidents occurring three weeks apart in February and March are still commonplace throughout the North Kitsap community. They come in the form of conversations between parents and their children, the former of whom advise the latter to drive safely.

WSA hears tale of the ultimate culture clash

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

SUQUAMISH — When Washington native Broughton Coburn brought 84-year-old Aama — a Nepalese woman who lived in an rural mountain village her entire life — to the United States in 1992, the experience was sure to be a clashing of old civilization and new. But when those clashes occurred between Aama, on her end-of-life pilgrimage, and ordinary Americans, Coburn was often placed in an awkward moment.

State DOE pours up a stiff penalty for oil spill

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:45PM

INDIANOLA — The weather conditions at the Doe-Kag-Wats estuary Tuesday morning were similar to what they were like 15 months ago when disaster struck the beach. This time though, while again windy, rainy and cold, there was no oil washing upon the shores of Kitsap and the estuary’s grasses were green, not brown.

NKSD’s new boundaries will leave students divided

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School District’s Attendance Boundary Task Force, whose goal is to balance enrollment at all of NK’s public schools by the time a new high school in Kingston is built, has made many compromises in what has become a heated issue. But there is one conundrum that no compromise can overcome.

History is planted at local base

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

KEYPORT — Visiting the battlefields of Gettysburg in 1900, Brigadier General Hollon Richardson reminisced about his part in the historical battle. He recalled standing in the presence of President Abraham Lincoln. And he brought home a legacy that grows to this day.

Dollars, cents and community relations

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

POULSBO – For Poulsbo’s Colleen Smith, it’s all about the money. City money that is. After 25 years of holding the title as the city’s first utility billing clerk, Smith is not ready to let it go. Now, 57 years old, the Accounts Receivable Technician can’t walk away from the residents and merchants she has grown attached to or the job of managing their utility money.

Farmers’ market comes to Hansville in June

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

HANSVILLE — The former fishing community may be growing in population, but this summer, residents will be taking a step back to the area’s old farming days. The Kingston Farmers’ Market will be operating a Hansville Wednesday Market from 4-7 p.m., starting June 1, in the Hansville Grocery and Provisions parking lot and will run through September.

One man’s junk could be a profit for Africa

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

PORT GAMBLE — As the saying goes, one man’s junk tends to be another man’s treasure and Godwin Selembo hopes it holds true for his new nonprofit effort that will help raise money for a much needed hospital in Tanzania, Africa.

Family testifies before the senate for traffic light

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

OLYMPIA — There was peace of mind for the Turner family April 4. The family and friends of the late Elaine Turner testified before the state Senate Committee on Transportation regarding the proposed biennium 2005-07 transportation budget. It includes $342,000 for a traffic light to be installed at the Bond Road and Gunderson Road intersection.

Kingston High construction nears

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

KINGSTON — Depending upon a judge’s decision over an ongoing site appeal, the Little City by the Sea may soon begin to witness the entrance of its newest neighbor — a high school.

41 years on, Gausta remains king

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

POULSBO — Ask Chester “Chet” Gausta what the biggest accomplishments of his life are, and he’ll give you three answers: leaving Papa, New Guinea after serving there in World War II, marrying his wife Barbara, and “catching the whopper which didn’t get away.” The lifetime Poulsbo resident has held onto the record for the largest Chinook salmon ever caught in the state — a 70-pound behemoth that has seen him the reigning king of kings for more than four decades.

Ten women compete for Viking Fest crown

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

POULSBO — Two years ago, Miss Viking Fest Pageant organizer Kari McKinsey was hoping and praying for at least six contestants. This year, too few vying for the crown won’t be a problem.

Poulsbo Garden Club sale helps grow more than plants

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:44PM

POULSBO — Three years ago, Madeline West dreamed of a garden for Alzheimer’s patients at Liberty Shores and Harbor House. Today, West and the staff at the center have created not one, but three, growing areas where residents can sit under fruit trees, pick fruits and veggies and even get their hands dirty. While there’s still much to be done, West said the project has already accomplished one large goal.

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