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Bellringer donations break $12,000 mark

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

POULSBO — Two familiar faces visited the North Kitsap Herald this week to spread some holiday cheer. And helped bump the 53rd annual Bellringer Fund holiday drive past the $12,000 mark on the way to its $30,000 goal.POULSBO

Good turns deserve another for Nilsen

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

POULSBO — Bruce Nilsen thought he was escorting Miss Poulsbo Canon Henness to breakfast last Friday morning. But he ended up with a lot more than bacon and eggs.

Casper takes mic for needy in North Kitsap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

POULSBO — Besides his furry red hat and jovial smile, Doc Casper doesn’t look very much like Santa Claus. But to hundreds of families across North Kitsap each year, he’s at least the next best thing.

Casper takes mic for needy in North Kitsap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

POULSBO — Besides his furry red hat and jovial smile, Doc Casper doesn’t look very much like Santa Claus. But to hundreds of families across North Kitsap each year, he’s at least the next best thing.

Driftwood Key OK's dredging

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

DRIFTWOOD KEY — Even though there was an overwhelming response to its latest ballot issue on membership dues, Driftwood Key residents voted to pass it by a very narrow margin — 207 to 189.

North goes nutty for fruitcakes

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

PORT GAMBLE — Five brave people took on an unimaginable task last weekend, involving a traditionally love-it-or-hate-it holiday dessert. The eager souls taste-tested 21 fruitcakes. In one hour. All in the name of community.

Bellringer donations near $10,000 mark

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

POULSBO — With a mere 20 days to go, the Bellringer Fund reached an important milestone this week — one-third of its goal donated. But that still means there’s about $20,000 needed to ensure the community-supported fund can continue its mission next year.

Foot ferry faces delay until 2005

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

KINGSTON — Despite a long push to start in 2004, Aqua Express officials have finally announced that Jan. 18 will be the official beginning for the passenger-only ferry service from Kingston to Seattle.

KHS budget holds its course

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

POULSBO — Like many large-scale construction projects, there are still some variables left to tackle in the North Kitsap School District’s bid to build an 800-student high school in Kingston. But the project’s budget is not among them.

Will Little Norway become Little Kent?

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

POULSBO — A monorail in the simplest terms is simply a metal track and some cars. But for Poulsbo, a monorail also contains the future of a town at a crossroads.

Poulsbo Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

Council slates annexation hearings for Wells, S. Viking...

911 Briefs 12/11

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

Dead woman found in Apple Tree Cove KINGSTON — Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched for a report of dead woman floating in Apple Tree Cove Dec. 10....

Bellringer donations up to one-sixth of goal

  • Dec 8, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

POULSBO — The Bellringer Fund reached an important milestone this week as donations soared once again to raise the total to more than $5,000. That puts the annual holiday drive for the 53-year-old community fund one-sixth of the way to its $30,000 goal.

Winters bids, ‘bon voyage’ to port, and public office

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

POULSBO — A trip to Washington D.C. 20 years ago changed Mike Winters’ outlook on his role in the other Washington. Seeing a hotbed of political activism in the nation’s capitol, the now Port of Poulsbo Commission President decided to come back to Poulsbo and make a difference in his own community.

Many more come to enjoy the light at Julefest

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

POULSBO — A more than 20-year tradition in Little Norway once again lit up Waterfront Park Saturday night. But there’s one new twist — the word is getting out about Julefest.

Country Christmas spirit not dampened

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

KINGSTON — It was a cold and wet Kingston Country Christmas last weekend, but it didn’t stop residents from joining together with local businesses, artists and civic organizations that were getting into the holiday spirit.

Home decor to satisfy a sweet tooth

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

KINGSTON — Three-hundred pounds of frosting, 300 gingerbread houses and 18 varieties of candy are the required ingredients for a good time at Farm Kitchen’s gingerbread house parties this month.

Kingston FFA branches out to the community

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

KINGSTON — Though each of Kingston Junior High School teacher Steve Mahitka’s classes began Monday with a lesson in WASL vocabulary, their next activity of the day was drastically more hands-on.

911 Briefs 12/8

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

Van crashes into tribal youth center SUQUAMISH — The front entrance to the Suquamish Tribal Youth Center got an unexpected visitor Saturday evening.

Nighttime vandals burst waterfall owner's bubble

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

POULSBO — In designing a waterfall last year, Bill Austin envisioned creating a beautiful entrance to the city. He pictured cheering up motorists.

Bellringer donations double almost overnight

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

POULSBO — As folks headed to the malls for their post-Thanksgiving shopping, they also remembered to put the check in the mail for Bellringer. Now through its second full week, the annual holiday drive for the 53-year-old community fund jumped from about $2,300 given to more than $4,400 in the bank this week.

HDPA is stepping up for a place to sit down

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

POULSBO — Dwindling seating in downtown Poulsbo has Historic Downtown Poulsbo Association members up in arms. And they’re hoping the community will get behind them as they embark upon one of their biggest fund-raisers ever.

Food banks hope for a heaping helping of donations

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

KINGSTON — Now that the first half of the local food banks’ busy season is over, it’s time to buckle down and start on the second half of the season — Christmas.

Aqua Express gets final start-up permit

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

KINGSTON — While Aqua Express’ date for the first sailing of its new foot ferry service between Kingston and Seattle has yet to be set, everything else is pretty much on course.

New folks but same spirit

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:30PM

KINGSTON — After a half-century of working on the 100-acre farm off Minder Road, first growing raspberries with the property’s original owners then growing and selling Christmas trees there, Henry Meybohm has retired from Henry’s Tree Farm.

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