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Ballot failure for 1-864 gives city pause for reflection

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — It’s not a success, it’s a wake up call. Or so say entities about the recent failure of Tim Eyman’s Initiative 864 to make the November ballot. Dubbed the “25 percent property tax” initiative, the effort would have cut property taxes, excluding voter-approved levies and property taxes for education, statewide by one-quarter.

Dirt to be pushed for Homestead

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

HANSVILLE — Twelve years after an application was submitted to Kitsap County for a 205-acre planned unit development in Hansville, dirt may finally be pushed on the land within the next year.

Heavenly waters bless event

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

SUQUAMISH — Thunderstorms and much-needed rain may have drenched the peninsula Saturday, but they didn’t drown the spirits of a dedicated group gathered for an historic celebration that had been 150 years in the making.

Poulsbo market harvests success opening day

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — Much like tending a field of corn or a row of beets, Poulsbo Farmers’ Market organizers have watched their idea grow and thrive over the last year.

WSA student goes from local to global

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

SUQUAMISH — During Christmas when she was 6 years old, Suquamish resident Amber Mathisen took all of her neatly wrapped presents and did the unthinkable with them.

At least one staff position still in air at city

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — One of the last few temporary pieces to the city hall reorganization puzzle may soon be in place. The form it takes, however, is still up in the air.

Slow times at Kingston High

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — First, it was in the architectural design phase of the school. Then, it was environmental concerns at the site. And now, it is the issuance of county permits.

School Board stays on track for MSC funding

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School District has offered to lend a hand any way it can to the strapped-for-cash Poulsbo Marine Science Center — every way except financially. Talks between NKSD, the Marine Science Society of the Pacific Northwest and City of Poulsbo — the latter to which the center pays its rent — have ensued over the past week.

Aqua Express is given a green light

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission approved Aqua Express’ application July 9 and will allow the company to operate a passenger-only ferry service from Kingston to Seattle starting this fall.

Bond Rd. eyesore is now parked in legal system

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — While the number of cars, recreational vehicles and boats has been growing on the infamous corner of Stottlemeyer and Bond roads as of late, Kitsap County has been trying to decrease that tally via the legal system.

Drizzle can’t fizzle out the Third of July

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — Less than ideal weather but better than expected crowds marked Little Norway’s annual Independence Day celebration Saturday.

J.P. Patches leaves Kingston in stitches

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

KINGSTON — This year’s Independence Day celebration in the Little City by the Sea had something for everyone, including candy for the kids, music for all ages and a legendary clown who had everyone busting a gut.

Residents countywide in favor of Kingston foot ferry

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

KINGSTON — Of all the testimony that was given July 1 regarding establishing a foot ferry route from Kingston to Seattle, the overwhelming majority was in favor of allowing the service to start up this fall.

Poulsbohemian knit to be tied over record attempt

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — Knitting a scarf during the summertime isn’t exactly a typical activity. Then again, neither is knitting a 22-mile scarf.

Archbishop to sail onto shores of Suquamish

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

SUQUAMISH — It was more than 150 years ago that Chief Seattle and Chief Jacob Wahalchu were intrigued by the Christian faith and embraced the religion by integrating it into the Suquamish Tribe. Chief Seattle was even baptized “Noah Sealth” because he enjoyed the biblical story of Noah and Chief Wahalchu held services in his home near Old Man House for five years. Because of the two tribal leaders’ dedication to Roman Catholicism, St. Peter’s Church was created in 1854 and remains today the second oldest mission church in the Puget Sound.

Poulsbo Elementary soon ready for big unveiling

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — The infamous round windows are now all but a memory at Poulsbo Elementary School. The aging windows, which resembled a ship’s port holes, were a point of nostalgia for some at the school. But they finally met their demise during the school’s series of renovations, which have occurred over the past year.

Kids, parents dig up fun at youth garden

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — The sun shone, the flowers were in bloom and even Peter Rabbit popped his head out of his hole for the occasion. More than 100 parents and kids trekked to Raab Park last week for the opening day of the Youth Garden Monday activities. The gardening fun will continue from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 30.

District gets a ‘line’ of assistance

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School District needed some help providing lunches for many of its students enrolled in summer school this year. Luckily, someone took the bait in helping out — a little “fish” on Little Norway’s 3rd Avenue.

Supreme Court ruling leaves questions unanswered

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — A Supreme Court ruling on one of the Poulsbo Municipal Court’s most frequent cases has city officials wondering how to respond. Especially since the ruling remains in limbo at this time.

Unsightly view will pay off in the end

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

KINGSTON — The view of Apple Tree Cove these days isn’t quite as picturesque as it normally is this time of year, but the barges offshore are part of a project that will provide Kingston residents with a better water treatment system next year.

Volunteer creates waves of donations

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — Kristan Franzen still remembers the day Mr. Ruby the octopus reached a tentacle out of his tank and let her pet him. Just one of a number of magical encounters the Poulsbo youngster has had at the Marine Science Center in the more than six years she’s been a regular visitor.

Virginia V sailing back into town

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

KINGSTON — The last existing vessel of Puget Sound’s historic Mosquito Fleet will be steaming into the Little City By the Sea next weekend.

More talk, less squawk

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

SUQUAMISH — The theme to last weekend’s “Imagine Suquamish” meeting centered around how to make the community stronger for residents who live there now and those who will call it home in the future.

NKSD compares seat time vs. competency

  • Jul 3, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — Competency over seat-time. Comprehension over class-time. Proficiency over credit-hours earned. The idea that understanding material is more important than “putting in the time” in class when awarding high school credit is something that North Kitsap’s administrators and the school board readily agree upon.

Radio host turns volume up on ‘Old Man’

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:15PM

SUQUAMISH — Parties interested in the future ownership of Old Man House Park came together July 1 to hear what a Seattle radio show host had to say about the issue — but many gave him an earful as well.

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