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Passport system backlogged

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

Our constituents are expressing significant frustration with the process of obtaining a passport in a timely fashion.

Sharpe savours silver (and purple) Peninsula residents have another shot to see the Happy Girl in action during Hearts of the Community awards Tuesday

  • Aug 7, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

Purple shoes are a reminder of a happy time for Eryn Sharpe.

Controversy fades

  • Aug 9, 2006 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

Like a fuse dipped in water, a controversy involving Okanagan-Shuswap MP Colin Mayes has fizzled out.

Viking Fest in dire financial straits

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

POULSBO — Little Norway’s most popular event is sending out an SOS to the community after one of its major sponsors pulled out at the last minute. The 39th annual Viking Fest slated for May 18-20 will be a shadow of what it has been in the past unless organizers can find enough sponsors to fill the financial void, Viking Fest secretary Kathi Foresee said Friday morning.

Up to seven bids expected for city hall

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:30PM

POULSBO — The hazy picture surrounding Little Norway’s city hall project should get clearer once the April 30 deadline for proposals arrives. “We’re going to have four for sure, but it could be five or six or possibly seven,” Planning Director Barry Berezowsky told the city council’s public works committee Wednesday. Earlier in the week, Berezowsky said he received a call from an interested party asking for information about the city hall project, which came as pleasant surprise.

Viking Village will land in new location

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

POULSBO — When hordes of Vikings storm the shores of Little Bay during the 39th annual Viking Fest, they will probably land in a new location. But the reason for the change is about as interesting as watching the grass grow. Literally. Traditionally, Vikings from Glam Folk pitched their tents near the Sons of Norway fire pit just north of Waterfront Park’s Kvelstad Pavilion. That area, a maze of rebar, dirt mounds and rock a few months ago, was recently seeded after the completion of the new bulkhead and other improvements, which included new sidewalks and better beach access.

Poulsbo senior center under new leadership

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

POULSBO — After allegedly being kicked out of the North Kitsap Senior Center on Valentine’s Day, Poulsbo resident Louise Rikley has found the doors open to her once again. Even though Rikley’s allegations were denied by then-North Kitsap Senior Center board president Joan Dooley, center trustee Dolores Davis announced this week Dooley and the rest of the board had resigned.

John Peiguss dedicated to making NKHS a better place

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

POULSBO — John Peiguss lives 12 miles from North Kitsap High School. If he leaves his house at 6:30 a.m. and travels at an average speed of 43 miles per hour, what time will he arrive at school? Most people would struggle figuring out the answer to that question, but the Kingstonite could likely solve the story problem within minutes.

NKSD to honors it many volunteers

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

POULSBO — One person can make a difference. Collectively, volunteers can create a ripple touching lives for years to come. During the 2005-2006 school year, countless residents showed their dedication to the community, donating nearly 100,000 hours of their time to the North Kitsap School District.

Sand flies illegally at local sandpit

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

KINGSTON — For several years, Kingston resident Jeff Dennison has fought most weekends to maintain control over his own driveway off Miller Bay Road. He’s been working to keep dirt bikers and four-wheelers from using the ingress as a staging point for using a sandpit on private property owned by Bill Arness.

New advisory classes offered at high school

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

POULSBO — April 10 was a day administrators, teachers and students had been waiting for at the North Kitsap School District. It marked the first time advisory courses were unveiled at North Kitsap High School. Advisory sessions will take place once a week for 30 minutes between first and second period. Every student at NKHS is enrolled in the course with anywhere between 17-19 students in each.

North End group still trying for foot ferry

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

KINGSTON — November 2006 brought Proposition 1 to a grinding halt, showing Kitsap County voters were not ready or willing to foot the bill for a countywide passenger-only ferry system. Since then, Kitsap Transit has been desperately treading water to find funds to continue the Bremerton POF services.

Grover’s Creek set to release chinook

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

SUQUAMISH — Using water flow and high-tech machines, the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission’s automatic tagging and clipping trailer was camped out at the Grover’s Creek Hatchery this week, readying chinook bred last fall for release.

Spectrum project takes a turn with new compromise design

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:29PM

During the time it took to complete three elementary school renovations, one at a junior high school, and one at the community pool in addition to the near entire construction of a new high school — collectively totaling almost $45 million of the North Kitsap School District’s $60 million capital programs bond — a $600,000 project at Spectrum Community School has been in limbo.

911 Briefs

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

Woman attacked by neighbor’s dog POULSBO — A Poulsbo resident suffered several bite wounds after her neighbor’s pit bull dog escaped from its owner’s yard and attacked her at about 10:45 a.m. April 10 on Norland Lane, according to the Poulsbo Police Department. . .

Earth Day Week is nearly upon the planet

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

POULSBO — Conserving the Earth’s natural resources isn’t an option, it’s a responsibility. Olympic College believes in this philosophy wholeheartedly. Each branch of Olympic College including OC-Poulsbo, will actively participate in environmentally-minded activities during Earth Day Week from April 16 through 19.

City of Poulsbo, police ink contract on pay

  • Apr 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

POULSBO — Three months after a fisticuffs over the mention of contracting out the city’s police services to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, Wednesday night’s approval of the new city’s new police officers contract and police chief wage scale was a walk in the park. In a unanimous vote, the Poulsbo City Council gave its final OK to a three-year contract with the Poulsbo Police Officers Association and upped the salary for the new police chief.

Hammers and saws to be sounding off in Kingston this year

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

KINGSTON — The sounds of construction and spring will be sounding through the Kingston air soon — birds’ singing will mingle with drills, hammering and boards being moved into place. Several projects planned for the North End will be popping up with the flowers, and Kingston residents have been curious as to what each building will become. They can wonder no longer, as several project planners and Kitsap County officials have provided a list and details about each project.

Pearson to discuss boundary change

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

POULSBO — Change is in the wind for students and teachers at two area elementary schools. And the North Kitsap School district’s attendance boundary alteration is doing the blowing. When it subsides at the start of the 2007-08 school year, Subase Bangor students who currently attend Vinland Elementary School in Poulsbo, will be reassigned to Pearson Elementary School.

City explores idea of giving park to port

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

POULSBO — As part of its proposed expansion, the Port of Poulsbo has asked the city for control or ownership of Net Shed Vista. But before the proposal moves another inch, neighbors have the ability to stop it in its tracks.

KHS taps Ande as new assistant principal

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

KINGSTON — Reese Ande’s career in education has been quite a journey. His passion for the field has taken him from Western Washington University, where he earned his bachelor’s in education in 1997, to a tiny school in Aniak, Alaska and then back to Washington to the Bainbridge Island School District.

911 Brief

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

Drunk driver sends two to the hospital POULSBO — A 46-year-old Seabeck resident was cited for driving under the influence after hitting a Ford Econoline van with his 2001 Ford pickup at about 11 a.m. April 13 at the intersection of State Route 3 and Big Valley Road, according to the Washington State Patrol. . .

EcoFest gears up for green Earth Day

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

KINGSTON — Stillwaters Environmental Center volunteers and employees are pulling out their costumes, dusting them off and airing them out before April 21. It sounds remarkably like Halloween, but this holiday’s color is green and celebrates the whole Earth, not just jack-o’-lanterns and candy.

Poulsbo considers dangerous dog ban

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

POULSBO — It’s been almost a quarter century since the city of Poulsbo dealt with the issue of dangerous dogs within city limits. Now, after a pit bull attacked and injured a Poulsbo woman April 10, city officials and law enforcement are revisiting the issue to take further action.

Council to decide on library lift issue

  • Apr 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:28PM

POULSBO — Two weeks after Poulsbo Fire Department Chief Jim Shields asked the city council to support the fire district’s proposed levy lid lift, Kitsap Regional Libraries Director Jill Jean will seek a similar favor tonight. The library district is asking voters to approve raising the district’s levy to 48 cents per $1,000 of assessed value from its current rate of 30 cents per $1,000 of assessed value on the May 15 ballot.

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