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For tribal elders, life begins at 55

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

LITTLE BOSTON — Anyone who sat down at a table in the Port Gamble S’Klallam gym Friday afternoon during the tribe’s New Elders celebration was sure to learn something. Being in a room with what was estimated to be between 300-400 people who were mostly tribal elders, a history lesson on the any of the various tribes in the region was within earshot.

Hammers could be flying at Olhava in the near future

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

POULSBO — Three years ago, ground was broken at Olhava for a college campus that was more than 10 years in the making. This month, city staffers have an inkling an equally historic event could finally be in store for the site’s retail area in the near future.

Adult egg hunt reveals the young at heart

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

PORT GAMBLE — Ten seconds. That’s all it took. That was approximately how much time passed before a group of adults picked up approximately 2,000 plastic Easter eggs filled with treats geared toward their liking — gift certificates for flowers, massages and services in town, plus jewelry, truffles and candy.

Students seek to unlock a tribal photo mystery

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

KINGSTON — When Tamara Stone’s class at Wolfle Elementary invited Wanapum Tribal member Angela Buck to speak in December, they thought they’d only be getting a lesson in the history and culture of her Eastern Washington tribe. Little did they know they’d also be changing some local history.

Council looking at budget for past and future finances

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

POULSBO — The estimation that blue skies are ahead for Poulsbo’s financial future swayed council members last week to dip into reserves. But they also agreed a review of how they balance the checkbook was also in order. In a 5-2 vote March 16, the Poulsbo City Council approved a plan that will cover a $72,700 gap between beginning balance funds and the recommended Level of Service (LOS) and New Program requests in the 2005 budget.

Watershed group shows four years of research

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

POULSBO — For a very simple product, figuring out how to maintain clean and sustainable water sources in the area is quite complex. But the Kitsap Peninsula and Islands Watershed Planning Unit for Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 15 is hoping to make the issue as easy as turning on the faucet.

All is not dry on the NK front

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

POULSBO — Despite drought warnings, Kitsap County will not likely see the same water restrictions as other jurisdictions this summer. But officials say there are still things locals could do to ensure that’s the case for many more years to come.

Cavaliers achieve perfection yet again

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:42PM

KINGSTON — It took awhile for the Kingston and Ridgetop girls’ basketball teams to get on the board. But when the points started blinking on, in large red numbers, the Cavaliers’ offensive attack was swift and decisive. In less than three minutes, they were up comfortably 9-2. The visiting Raiders were overwhelmed.

Foot ferry ridership is down but not out

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

KINGSTON — The regulars on Aqua Express are happy with the new service. Their commutes are faster. There are free newspapers and a wide variety of food and beverages for purchase. The crew is trained and operations are running smoothly. The only thing lacking right now is the ridership.

Miss Kitsap, Poulsbo pageants set to swing

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

BREMERTON — Twenty area women will be “Swing’in with the Sisters” tonight. And two of them will jitterbug away with a crown. The 2005 Miss Poulsbo/Miss Kitsap Pageant begins at 4 p.m. tonight in the Bremerton High School performing arts center.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

One injured during Suquamish collision MILLER BAY — An 18-year-old Normandy Park resident was injured in a one-car collision and a firefighter on the scene was nearly hit by an oncoming car Tuesday....

Holy Week and Easter Services

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

The following is a list of some of the Holy Week and Easter services taking place around North Kitsap next week. All events take place at their respective house of worship unless otherwise noted.

LID grant money rains down on City of Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

POULSBO — Rain falling from the sky nourishes plants, refills reservoirs and refreshes wetlands. But it also has the potential to wash out hillsides, carry pollutants into rivers and streams and flood parking lots.

Road crews are prepared to roll on 10th Avenue Monday

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

POULSBO — Starting Monday, driving on 10th Avenue will be a little dicier than usual. But a couple of weeks of inconvenience may well be worth the finished project. Starting March 21, the 10th Ave. reconstruction project will be taking place from the southern end of the Poulsbo Fire Department driveway to the Schuck’s/Hollywood Video driveway.

WSF could launch a 7.5 percent rate hike

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

SEATTLE — Ferry riders could see a 7.5 percent fare increase May 30, instead of the annual 5 percent. A revised fare proposal, which includes commuter tickets that still last 90 days, was voted on Wednesday by the Tariff Policy Committee. On March 23, the State Transportation Commission will review the proposal, listen to input from the public and make a final decision.

Team plays for Sizemore

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

POULSBO — Bats crack with the sound of baseballs, mitts snap to catch them and cleats dig into freshly packed dirt on Thursday at North Kitsap Field. It is once again baseball season at North Kitsap High School and the Vikings exude the confidence of a team that is the defending Narrows League champion and 13 seniors deep.

District offered deal for drop of appeal

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

KINGSTON — While an ongoing site appeal concerning Nike site safety has stalled development of Kingston High School for months, site neighbor Ken Lassesen has come forth with a solution he believes would create a “win-win” scenario to end delays.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

Kingston woman arrested for assault KINGSTON — An 18-year-old Kingston woman was arrested by Kitsap County Sheriff’s ...

Friends rummage for land conservation

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

MILLER BAY — The Friends of Miller Bay is so close to finishing Phase One of its fund-raising effort to preserve 18 acres of Cowling Creek lands that members are hoping next weekend’s rummage sale will actually wrap it up. For the past year and a half, the group has been working to raise $157,000 to purchase 13 acres of the property and it is now only $3,800 short of its goal.

NKHS junior dies a week after Hansville car accident

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

SEATTLE — North Kitsap High School junior Kyle Sizemore, 17, who was seriously injured in the March 8 car accident on Hansville Road, died late Monday afternoon. There was no information about services as of Herald press time. Students were informed of Sizemore’s death Tuesday morning when they arrived at school.

Treeway project gets underway for 2005

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

POULSBO — Motorists who drove past the east intersection of the Olhava development late Saturday morning saw something other than a busy Highway 3 — most witnessed the start of a project to make a previously forested area natural again. In collaboration with Washington State Department of Transportation, local environmental group Kitsap Trees started the third segment of its Kitsap Treeways project.

Driving for lower emissions

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

OLYMPIA — When it comes to legislation that would raise vehicle emissions standards in the State of Washington, the only thing 23rd District Sen. Phil Rockefeller hopes goes up in smoke is the current car regulations.

Panther power will build a Kenyan tower

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:41PM

POULSBO — “There are many animals in our country, like monkeys, lions, zebras, and others,” writes Ilngarooj Primary School 15-year-old John Reteti. “... How is America? Kenya is a nice country. I would like to get a friend in your country.”

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

Kingston man reports phone scam KINGSTON — A 46-year-old Kingston resident reported to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office March 9 that he was a possible victim of a phone scam.

Society hopes to stir up a culinary success

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

POULSBO — A bid for their first museum means Poulsbo Historical Society members are constantly cooking up new ways to raise funds these days. Add a Kirkland chef with North Kitsap ties and they’re hoping they have a recipe for success.

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