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Trillium School uproots into larger facility

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

INDIANOLA — One of the newest schools in North Kitsap is already in motion, moving into a new facility that will accommodate its immediate and future needs. The Trillium School is in the process of transitioning from its original location — a private residence in Indianola — to the defunct Indianola Firehouse at the intersection of Kitsap Street and Indianola Road.

Gasoline leak on Viking Avenue is still a hazard

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Junction Grocery gasoline leak discovered near Viking Way more than four weeks ago has resulted in the closure of a nearby business and continues to evade the Department of Ecology.

Miss Poulsbo achieves top five in state pageant

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

POULSBO — Alex Duchemin had a lot on her mind the first week of July. As one of 22 Miss Washington hopefuls competing for the crown at Tacoma’s Pantageous Theater, she had dance routines to learn, a song to practice and a four-minute onstage interview to prepare for. But in the little free time she had, Duchemin decided to do one other thing. She decided to blog.

Former Miss Viking Fest is honored for her courage

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

POULSBO — Former Miss Viking Fest Jasmine Campbell was honored for her strength and courage at a July 18 “Profiles in Courage Luncheon” given by the National Black Prosecutor’s Association.

911 Briefs

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

Resident arrested for threatening housekeeper. . .

Miss Kingston contestants ready to take the crown

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

KINGSTON — Miss Kingston 2006-2007 Paige Woodside will end her reign this month when she turns the crown over to another talented young woman. It all happens in 10 days, when the Miss Kingston Pageant takes center stage at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at Kingston Middle School.

County looks to make cuts

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County Commissioners took the question of budget cuts to the next level this week, repeating the assertion that a voter-approved tax increase would be necessary in order to maintain current service levels. “In order to provide the same level of service, we will need to go to the voters so they can vote to pay for the things that they cannot do without,” said South Kitsap Commissioner Jan Angel.

City still waiting on post-moratorium rush

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

POULSBO — The adoption of the city’s new Critical Areas Ordinance July 18 may have lifted moratoriums and made way for developers, but the expected rush of permit applications has yet to overflow Poulsbo’s planning department as builders continue to adjust their proposals in accordance with new regulations.

Norwegian Point Park face-lift gets funds

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

HANSVILLE — Visions of a new and beautiful park could soon be dancing in Greater Hansville Area residents’ dreams as the necessary funds for a Norwegian Point Park Master Plan were recently secured by Kitsap County.

SR 305 project takes cut out of area businesses

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — The State Route 305 widening project that began last August is expected to come to completion this fall, but some area businesses could feel the sting of lost sales much longer. A few have managed to continue operating without a hitch, but for others, blocked entrances and the loss of parking is leaving numbers on the decline as customers take their business elsewhere.

Martinson Cabin gives city an historical touch

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — With the city government’s centennial celebration fast approaching, another historic structure in Poulsbo is about to have a first anniversary of its own. Martinson Cabin, which has been open to the public less than a year, is already boasting nearly 100 visitors each month, and attendance is climbing. After opening to the public last fall, docents at the cabin have settled in to the tasks of museum care and are ready to give the public a lesson in history.

Indianola Days celebrates community spirit, friends, summer

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

INDIANOLA — Gathered along Indianola Road, street vendors and community groups mingled with friends and neighbors, laughing and talking as they meandered through the street fair. A little farther downtown, the Indianola Dock was dotted with people admiring the sand sculptures taking shape on the beach below as artists and families worked quickly to finish their creations before the clock ran out and judging began.

911 Briefs

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

Poulsbo man fatally injured while washing his car POULSBO — A 70-year-old Poulsbo resident was found deceased at his residence by a neighbor at about 8:20 p.m. July 29, said Poulsbo Fire Department officials. The neighbor said she had noticed him washing his car earlier in the day. . .

Suquamish Learning Center readying for grand opening

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

SUQUAMISH — Even though the official grand opening won’t take place until Sept. 7, a large contingent of local North End area children have been enjoying the friendly confines of the newly constructed Marion Forsman-Boushie Early Learning Center since it opened its doors May 15. Construction began in July of 2006.

Festival paints fun weekend for North End

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

PORT GAMBLE — Residents and visitors were dazzled by brilliant colors and all forms of artistry during the 48th annual Kitsap Arts & Crafts Festival in Port Gamble that infused the historical mill town with color and creativity this past weekend.

Poulsbo Lions expands with evening pride

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — Known for raising vision health awareness, the Poulsbo Lions Club is now setting its sights on starting a new branch of its community service organization. Following the call to be Knights of the Blind, the Evening Pride Lions — an offshoot of the Poulsbo Noon Lions club — will hold its first meeting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9.

Avast ye scurvy little bookworms!

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — He’s no Capt. Jack Sparrow, but Won Israel doesn’t shy from a good swashbuckling sword fight and is no stranger to digging up buried treasure — especially when books are the “X” marking the spot.

Fund raising begins for Centennial city park

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — While nature lovers who take advantage of Poulsbo Parks and Recreation’s latest fund raiser won’t have to leave their homes to enjoy views of the great outdoors, its end result will give them good reason to.

Gasoline leak contained as DOE plans cleanup

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — The extent of an evasive gasoline leak plaguing the east and west sides of Viking Way near Poulsbo Junction Grocery has now been determined by the Washington State Department of Ecology, and it looks as though it will be a month or more before cleanup work can actually begin.

Tunes on Tuesday ready to strike up the band

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

KINGSTON — Having discovered Kingston can be a wonderful backdrop for festivals and celebrations, Kitsap County Parks, Facilities and Recreation officials have again scheduled the popular Tunes on Tuesday concert series, set to start rocking this Tuesday evening.

S’Klallam Tribe continues to make economic progress

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

LITTLE BOSTON — As the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe strives to revitalize its heritage, it has become clear from the tribe’s 2007 annual report the effort is continuing in a positive and determined direction.

Private dock is denied by Hearing Examiner

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

PORT GAMBLE — After traveling precariously through the whitecaps of a public storm, a private dock proposed by a couple in Port Gamble was sunk by Kitsap County Hearing Examiner Stephen K. Causseaux Jr. July 31, after testimony and evidence from a June 13 hearing were reviewed.

Taprock Northwest Grill making steady progress

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

POULSBO — It’s been more than a year and a half since its predecessor, Mitzel’s American Kitchen, was destroyed in a May 30, 2006 fire, and soon the new Taprock Northwest Grill will debut in Poulsbo with all the flair and flavor the region has to offer. The building is now 80 percent complete, and construction will most likely be finished by mid-September. Elmer’s Restaurant, Inc. (ERI) CEO Dennis Waldron said the aim is to open the eatery in mid- to late-October.

Virginia Point Summerfest reaches 100th celebration

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

POULSBO — During a time when communication via text messaging is the norm and family dinners are a rare phenomenon, one group has kept alive a homegrown tradition bringing friends and relatives together year after year.

Babcock Farm to grow as part of Port Gamble

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

PORT GAMBLE — Though they may not be using pitchforks and wearing overalls, planners at Olympic Property Group are still working hard on the farm. After acquiring the historical Babcock Farm, located near Port Gamble, OPG employees are doing their best to get it up and running again.

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