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Foreign lotteries are not the ticket for U.S. citizens

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:34PM

POULSBO — They’re illegal. But many Americans still choose to participate in foreign lotteries — though most end up getting burned.

Tilton repeats logo success

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:34PM

POULSBO — As creator of last year’s Viking Fest logo, Northwest College of Art student Carrie Tilton said she had to buy a lot of T-shirts and buttons to send to family and friends. Looks like she’s got another shopping excursion ahead of her.POULSBO — As creator of last year’s Viking Fest logo, Northwest College of Art student Carrie Tilton said she had to buy a lot of T-shirts and buttons to send to family and friends. Looks like she’s got another shopping excursion ahead of her.POULSBO — As creator of last year’s Viking Fest logo, Northwest College of Art student Carrie Tilton said she had to buy a lot of T-shirts and buttons to send to family and friends. Looks like she’s got another shopping excursion ahead of her.POULSBO — As creator of last year’s Viking Fest logo, Northwest College of Art student Carrie Tilton said she had to buy a lot of T-shirts and buttons to send to family and friends. Looks like she’s got another shopping excursion ahead of her.

Aqua Express asks riders to express ideas

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:34PM

KINGSTON — Before officially starting its Kingston-to-Seattle passenger-only ferry service next week, Aqua Express is reaching out to the community to learn what it can do to provide the best possible service for its riders. The private ferry company will be hosting free “listening runs” Jan. 13 and Jan 14 and will be using the foot ferry’s new schedule. There will also be free food from the boat’s food and beverage service.

State SPI scopes out high school

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:34PM

POULSBO — Superintendent of Public Instruction Terry Bergeson’s trip to North Kitsap High School Friday included visits to some of the district’s most unique programs, including Polaris International School and the NKHS Visual Communications class.

County sued over George’s Corner

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:34PM

KINGSTON — If Kitsap County wants to create a commercial development boundary around George’s Corner, it’s apparently in for a fight. Shortly after the Kitsap County Commissioners’ approved the boundary last October, two land-planning watchdog groups filed an appeal of the decision to the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board.

Poulsbo Farmers’ Market not just a weekend affair

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:34PM

POULSBO — By all accounts, the Poulsbo Farmers’ Market harvested success in its inaugural season. But instead of resting on its laurels, the Washington State non-profit is already planting the seeds to offer more in its second season, which begins in May.

Kingston ‘Makeover’ set to air this Sunday

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:34PM

KINGSTON — While many witnessed firsthand the construction of the Dore family’s new home by ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition crew in November, those who couldn’t make it, plus the rest of America, will have the chance to see it for themselves this weekend.

City of Poulsbo Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:34PM

Wells Annexation hearing continued to next week A public hearing for the Wells Annexation originally slated for Jan. 5 was rescheduled for Jan. 12 by the Poulsbo City Council this week.

Poulsbo rolls the dice on impact discussion

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:34PM

POULSBO — Councilman Ed Stern isn’t hoping for a big jackpot. But he is hoping that the City of Poulsbo and the Suquamish Tribe may soon be able to lay all the cards out on the table with regards to Clearwater Casino’s impact on one of its nearest neighbors.

Concerns for future can’t stifle annexation

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:34PM

POULSBO — Despite fears of what may happen in the future, the city council decided this week to add another section of land to its boundaries. This time, expanding its borders to the south.

Port opts to fast track Winters’ replacement

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

POULSBO — The tide’s going to be changing relatively fast at the Port of Poulsbo Commission when it comes to its recent vacancy. And the state entity is now looking for community members interested in coming aboard.

Widower seeks green light for traffic signal

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

POULSBO — Suquamish resident Jim Turner says drivers passing through the infamous Bond Road and Gunderson Road intersection play Russian Roulette every time they approach the crossroads. The line of sight is often blocked when turning left from Gunderson to Bond and motorists are traveling 55 mph or faster.

Bellringer blasts through 2005 fund-raising goals

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

POULSBO — Elated. Ecstatic. Shocked....

Fishline is benefitting from LEOs roar

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

POULSBO — Last year, it was giving tattered American flags a proper retirement. This year, it is helping those in impoverished nations with better eyesight by sending used glasses. The North Kitsap High School LEO service club has many unique missions each year. But during the holiday season, there is one that the LEOs commit to annually — helping out Fishline Food bank.

Sullivan bids good-bye to job at Fishline

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

POULSBO — It’s a phrase the staff and volunteers of Fishline hear on a pretty regular basis from the hundreds of families the food bank helps each year. But it’s also the first thing that comes to Tricia Sullivan’s mind when asked what message she has for Poulsbo. “Thank you.”

Tribe wants to terminate partnership

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

INDIANOLA — The Suquamish Tribe is tired of being delayed in its technology advancement efforts and simply wants to move on. After working with Kitsap County Central Communications/911 (CenCom) for two years to try and construct a 300-foot radio communications tower near Indianola on tribal land, the tribe announced in a Nov. 3, 2004 letter to CenCom that it wants to break its interlocal agreement for the project.

Helping out an old friend

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

POULSBO — For 40 years, the Poulsbo Fire Department’s novelty/clown car was a well-known and welcomed sight at parades all over Kitsap County. The 1924 Ford Model T truck was driven around town to help promote the agency’s Firefighters Ball and attract new volunteers to the department. Its only known origin is that it came from Bainbridge Island and it was the first vehicle to cross the Agate Pass Bridge prior to the bridge’s official completion, when it was made of wooden planks.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

Man arrested after stand-off with police...

New Year's Closures

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

POULSBO — Below is a schedule of changes and closures are expected across North Kitsap around the New Year’s holiday. All closures are on Jan. 1 unless otherwise noted.

Christmas robbery foiled by stupidity

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

POULSBO — The old adage that crooks “return to the scene of the crime” rang true in the early hours of Christmas Day but not for the typical reason. At approximately 2:15 a.m. Dec. 25, the Poulsbo Police Department received a call from the Chevron station on Highway 305 and Hostmark that a robbery was in progress. A young man brandished a butterfly knife and “several times threatened to kill” employees at the Chevron if they didn’t give him money, Poulsbo Police Sgt. Bill Playter said Monday.

Bellringer donations slow down during holiday weekend

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

POULSBO — A lot of giving took place last weekend. But not quite as much as hoped was aimed at the North Kitsap Bellringer Fund.

Changes float in for North End commute

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

KINGSTON — With the anticipated January startup of Aqua Express’ passenger-only ferry service from Kingston to Seattle, Kitsap Transit, the Port of Kingston and Kitsap County Public Works are trying to plan for what they expect to be some major changes to downtown traffic and parking patterns.

Support offered to help lessen the holiday blues

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

POULSBO — When Elvis sang “Blue Christmas,” he was likely talking about a break-up, not a death. But the analogy is just as real for many folks each holiday season, commented Martha & Mary Chaplain Ernie McCluskey. The season of light for some can be a very sad time for others due to the loss of a loved one.

High school schedule overhaul underway

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

POULSBO — There are undoubtedly countless disagreements among teachers, parents, staff, administrators and students about what each feels would be an ideal schedule for North Kitsap High School. But there one thing the NKHS Instructional Schedule Task Force universally agrees upon.

Sun sets on Sunrise School

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:33PM

KINGSTON — Though the 4-year old non-profit elementary Sunrise School has ceased operations midway through the school year, its owners aren’t going to be riding off into the sunset any time soon.

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