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Semi-pro soccer stadium piques interest

  • Mar 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:19PM

POULSBO — Rumblings of a new semi-pro soccer stadium are making their way through Little Norway. Seattle Sounders owner Robin Waite confirmed planning is currently in the design stages for a stadium that would seat 5,500-6,000 people on Urdahl Road, at the northeast corner of Finn Hill Road.

Seniors get cyber-savvy

  • Mar 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:19PM

POULSBO — Area senior citizens have a newly improved place to call their own. The North Kitsap Senior Citizen Center (NKSCC) in downtown Poulsbo is boasting a handful of changes that have made the Little Norway gathering place warmer, cozier and more comfortable than ever.

A living history lesson

  • Mar 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:19PM

EAST BREMERTON — Ten thousand years ago the Puget Sound water line was 200 feet lower. The earliest tribal settlers developed trails for hunting and routes to escape or charge attacks. Northwest tribes continued to settle around the Puget Sound and 1,800 years ago Suquamish tribal ancestors built the Old Man House in Suquamish at Port Madison. In the earlier days, tribal members practiced a complex spiritual system and shared the same creation stories still told today.

Burglary suspect causes two-hour standoff

  • Mar 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:19PM

‘Middle name David’ takes on Goliath

  • Mar 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

A Port Townsend attorney is challenging U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks (D-Belfair), in what is admittedly an uphill battle. “My middle name is David,” said Paul Richmond, who formally announced his campaign yesterday with events in Port Orchard and Port Townsend. “We’ll see what I can do against Goliath.”

DOT revs Hood Canal closure awareness

  • Mar 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

POULSBO — Efforts are shifting into gear to provide drivers alternate modes of transit during the Hood Canal Bridge closure in 2009. The Department of Transportation is now working to fuel public awareness on the subject. DOT representatives at last week’s Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce luncheon said they’ll focus this spring on informing the public of all their commuting options.

Debating duo take their act

  • Mar 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

Kingston High School’s senior Frank and sophomore Mitch Murdock aren’t average teenage boys. Instead of spending their time making weekend plans, texting or hanging out, the Murdock brothers dedicate hours to reading newspapers, philosophy, law and foreign policy journals and the CIA World Fact Book.

Soap box derby goes A-Oh-Tay

  • Mar 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

POULSBO — It was a scene straight out of “The Little Rascals” this weekend on Dauntless Drive at Olhava. Colorful coaster cars and helmeted drivers peppered the make-shift track near Poulsbo’s College Marketplace for the Kitsap Soap Box Derby Association’s first Little Norway race. But there certainly were no He-Man Woman Haters in sight.

Pinewood Derby all stars to compete at district

  • Mar 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

POULSBO — Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos from Cub Scout pack 4571 showed up to Poulsbo’s First Lutheran Church Sunday night with one mission in mind. Bearing their hand-crafted derby cars complete with pirates, super-heroes and phantoms, the boys were ready to race.

It’s an all-day affair

  • Mar 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

KINGSTON — Pat Pearson’s full-day kindergarten class at Gordon Elementary knows how to listen and pay attention all day long. Actually, the 21 budding pupils have it down to a science.

911 Briefs

  • Mar 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

KPUD plans for future growth

  • Mar 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

HANSVILLE — Kitsap County Public Utility District managers plan to give county water systems the hook up to ensure water supply meets prospected growth demands for the North End.

Project aims to inject new life into Miller Bay

  • Mar 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

INDIANOLA — The Miller Bay Estuary in Indianola is about to get a little life put back into it. GEO Engineers has designed a new passage to enable the ocean tides to enter and exit the estuary naturally along with salmon, herring, smelt and other sea life. Today, the estuary’s decrepit state has one culprit: its current culvert, situated beneath Chief Sealth Drive.

Them’s fightin’ words

  • Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

POULSBO — It’s expensive to lose your temper in the city of Poulsbo. If the situation comes to blows, that is. An ordinance defining fighting in public — including verbal bouts that could incite violence — as a gross misdemeanor was adopted by the Poulsbo City Council Wednesday night. A violation of the new rule is punishable by one year in jail and a $5,000 fine.

Breidablik students enjoy a slice of “Pi”

  • Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

POULSBO — On March 14 Breidablik Elementary students memorized numbers to infinity and beyond — sort of. In an effort to celebrate national Pi day, Breidablik’s da Vinci room math specialist AmyBeth Fisher gave her students a worksheet that contained 143 numbers of Pi. She then challenged her third-, fourth- and fifth-graders to memorize as many numbers as possible past Pi’s 3.14 decimal point.

911 Briefs

  • Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:18PM

Feeling the need to belong

  • Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:17PM

PORT GAMBLE — Education is a basic right but only some Native Americans are taking full advantage of it. In North Kitsap the number of Native American students who complete their high school education isn’t near where North Kitsap School District (NKSD) or tribal leaders would like.

Baby, she was born to sled

  • Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:17PM

In the winter of 1994, when Port Gamble’s Iditarod competitor Laura Daugereau was 11 years old, she tied a makeshift dog harness to her little blue sled. Buster, her half-lab, half-samoyed, took off so fast the sled flipped backward. Instead of crying or giving up, she laughed.

School district, law enforcement debrief on standoff

  • Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:17PM

POULSBO — Communication was the name of the learning game during a two-hour, closed-door debriefing between the North Kitsap School District, Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office and Poulsbo Police Wednesday.

Poulsbo affordable housing development loses funding

  • Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:17PM

POULSBO — The Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority’s (KCCHA) self-help housing program is taking a hard hit in the budget process, one that is blasting the next planned development in Little Norway.

Pain at the pump: North Kitsap goes alternative

  • Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:17PM

POULSBO — By now any North Kitsap resident with a set of wheels is certainly aware of the skyrocketing prices found at the pump. With a gallon of regular gasoline inching ever closer to the $4 mark, the sting of refueling for many is worse than ever.

Out of the shellfish beds, into the pockets of OPG

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:17PM

PORT GAMBLE — A marina at the old mill site in Port Gamble could generate tourism dollars for the sleepy little town. However, that promise comes at a price.

‘Hollywood Dreamgirls’ hit Bremerton High

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:17PM

‘Hollywood Dreamgirls’ hit Bremerton High

Gone are days of chalk and chalkboards

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:17PM

t NKSD teachers adapt

Poulsbo opens annexation discussions

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2013 at 4:17PM

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