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Students enjoy south of the border visit

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

KINGSTON — For the 10th consecutive year, a small group of Spectrum Community School students enthusiastically packed their bags for a trip to Mexico. Trip coordinators Phil Davis, Beth Mosely and 10 students departed for Mexico April 5, before returning home April 14.

Anti-tobacco group targets student use

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

SUQUAMISH — Poulsbo Junior High School ninth graders Ali Marks, Ellen Hess, Sarah Trapp and Hilary Leonard recognize the importance of educating their younger counterparts in the classroom — no ifs, ands or “butts” about it. The quartet visited Suquamish Elementary School April 25 to discuss the dangers of tobacco use with Jan Kragen’s fifth/sixth grade class.

Rotary auction continues setting scholarly records

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo-North Kitsap Rotary Club President-elect Donna Strep’s main emphasis will be on youth once she assumes the reins of the North End service organization from outgoing President Brad Camp. After Saturday’s 25th annual auction at the Sons of Norway concluded, an elated Strep couldn’t thank the community enough for its support of the club’s scholarship program. “Our goal was set at $30,000, which was more than last year,” she said. “We raised $35,000.”

Plants sales pop up all over North End

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

As the days get warmer, a more common sight is beginning to show up around the North End — gardeners weeding, planting, trimming and generally preparing for the burst of beauty the spring and summer months will bring. In an effort to capture those gardeners and offer the best prices, different groups in the area are featuring plant sales to coincide with the season’s change.

Historical houses primed for tour

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

PORT GAMBLE — Port Gamble is again taking center stage in an effort to help raise money for the Kitsap Arts & Crafts scholarship fund — this time it’s sharing its history. Last year, volunteers set up a historical house tour with just a little time to plan. This time around, they started early and are excited by the possibilities of sharing stories and facts from the old mill town with visitors.

“A Time to Gather” for the Suquamish Foundation

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

SUQUAMISH — Some of the biggest stars in tribal music will hit the high note for the Suquamish Tribe during a kick-off party, called “A Time to Gather,” for the Suquamish Foundation’s capital campaign Thursday evening at Kiana Lodge.

North End reacts to Endresen’s departure

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

As word of Kitsap County Commissioner Chris Endresen’s upcoming resignation spread through the North End, a sense of apprehension permeated the underlying sadness of her departure. Endresen has championed numerous North End causes and issues during her three terms as a commissioner and her absence will definitely be felt, said Poulsbo Mayor Kathryn Quade.

Chris Endresen to gavel her last session

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

PORT ORCHARD — Members of the Kitsap County Democratic Party will present a list of replacement candidates for North Kitsap Commissioner Chris Endresen, who announced Sunday she will resign in June to serve as the state director for U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell. The process will begin at the 23rd District meeting at 4 p.m. May 6 at the Poulsbo Fire Hall.

Rockefeller

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

Kingston High School may need more funds

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

POULSBO — Kingston High School may need more money. That was the buzz trickling throughout the North Kitsap School Board meeting April 26. When voters approved a $60.1 million capital bond for the district in 2001, $1.2 million was estimated for furniture and equipment at the new Kingston High School. When construction began on the campus in 2005, that portion of budget was updated and increased to a total of $2 million.

AMBER ALERT: North Kitsap woman abducts infant

  • May 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office has issued an Amber Alert as deputies seek North Kitsap resident Rebecca Khirstean Forrester, 32. Forrester reportedly abducted her 2-month-old daughter, Serenity Withrow, Wednesday. The infant’s life is believed to be in danger.

Threat at KJH turns out to be false alarm

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

KINGSTON — Comments posted on MySpace earlier this week caused unnecessary heartache and fear at Kingston Junior High School. On April 30, a rumor began circulating through Kingston Junior High about a possible act of violence being planned at the school on May 15. It turned out to be just that.

Shorter dock could still make waves

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

PORT GAMBLE — It would be about half the size, but the controversy surrounding a proposed private dock on Port Gamble Bay is bigger than ever. The dock, originally planned to stretch 220 feet from the bay’s western shore, would have to be reduced to 100 feet to comply with Kitsap County Code.

Will the Vikings keep off the grass?

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

POULSBO — Councilman Mike Regis ventured onto quicksand Wednesday night as he asked fellow council members and Mayor Kathryn Quade to reconsider an earlier decision on the use of Waterfront Park this summer.

Safe routes still waiting on funding

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

SUQUAMISH — The Suquamish Citizens Advisory Committee tentatively continued planning the Safe Routes to School improvements to Suquamish Elementary and the surrounding areas while awaiting the final budget holding its $500,000 nest egg to be approved by Gov. Christine Gregoire.

KJH readies for staff reunion

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

KINGSTON — Since opening its doors in 1990, Kingston Junior High has been a pillar of the North End community. In the fall, the 17-year-old school will shift its support a bit as it is transformed into a middle school.

Plaza 305 marks trail for highway beautification

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo City Councilwoman Connie Lord has hopes the ugly duckling State Route 305 project will turn into a beautiful swan or something close to it at the south end of the project. “There’s not much we can do at the north end of the project, but there are some things we can do on the south,” Lord said.

Parents, schools take aim at drugs and alcohol

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

POULSBO — Despite the idealistic environment the North Kitsap area offers, it’s not immune to the dangers of drug/alcohol use by some of its children. In an attempt to help curb a problem hovering right beneath the surface, a drug and alcohol prevention information night for parents of North Kitsap School District students has been slated 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 9 in the North Kitsap Auditorium.

City hall nets five proposals

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

POULSBO — If the Riddler were Norwegian and city officials were the Caped Crusaders, he would likely say, “Major decisions might fill my halls, but after a score and three propositions I remain an empty void.” Mayor Kathryn Quade spoke briefly about the latest effort to solve that enigma at Wednesday night’s council meeting.

Relay for Life heads to Kingston

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

KINGSTON — Pack up the sweatpants, sports drinks, luminarias and the special survivors T-shirts and look out Kingston Junior High School because North Kitsap Relay for Life is walking to Kingston this summer.

Future of Poulsbo lies in public’s control

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

POULSBO — In the 1970s “velkommen” and an occasional “uffda” could be heard throughout the city, but 30 years later only Little Norway’s downtown core remains a testament to Poulsbo’s founding fathers.

Local ferry meeting awash with concerns

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

KINGSTON — As the 2.5 percent fare increase and the 25 percent peak season fares took affect in the Washington State Ferry system Tuesday, commuters in Kingston marked the occasion with a meeting to discuss their continuing concerns about the system and where it’s headed.

Amber Alert canceled Saturday night

  • May 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

Woman and infant found in Wyoming

‘A Time to Gather” draws different faces

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

SUQUAMISH — As wave after wave of people entered Kiana Lodge Thursday evening for “A Time to Gather” celebration, they all shared something in common — their hopes for the Suquamish Foundation and what it will do for the Suquamish Tribe’s future.

Viking Fest gets its big booms back

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

POULSBO — 2007 might be known as the year Viking Fest got its bang back but lost its roots after a fiery debate over grass. Any uncertainty about the return of fireworks after a two-year hiatus ended Sunday afternoon as Viking Fest executive secretary Kathi Foresee said the necessary funding had been secured.

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