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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.

Local ladies eye Miss Poulsbo crown for 2005

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

POULSBO — Next weekend, six young women from the North Kitsap area will be vying for the chance to wear the Miss Poulsbo crown in 2005. And a share of $25,050 in scholarship money among 20 contestants in the Miss Poulsbo/Miss Kitsap Pageant, which will begin at 4 p.m. March 26 at the Bremerton High School performing arts center.

Traveling back to good old fashioned fair days

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

PORT GAMBLE — It could almost be like the Little House on the Prairie television show, except without the horse-drawn wagons, calico dresses and five-mile walks to the schoolhouse. But the Merchants Association of Port Gamble is going to try and take advantage of the town’s country setting by hosting its first annual Old Fashion Spring Fair Day from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 19.

Society honors its own Energizer bunny

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

POULSBO — It may have been her party but Barbara Mitchusson came to work Tuesday. Before accepting a plaque from the Poulsbo Historical Society honoring her nearly 10 years of dedication to the organization, Mitchusson was busy handing out information about an upcoming fund-raiser she’s helping organize.

Carryover falls short but city council can’t agree on why

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo’s budget could be way off track or 2005 could be a minor setback. Either way, council’s going to have a tough decision when it comes to carryover this year. At its March 2 meeting, the Poulsbo City Council’s Finance/Administration Committee got its first look at carryover numbers for the 2005 budget. And what they saw didn’t sit well.

Democrats not out of ‘Woods’

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

OLYMPIA — Like all Republican legislators in the 2005-06 biennium, Rep. Bev Woods (R-Kingston) is having to face the fact that on virtually every issue, she is an underdog. In a state legislature dominated by Democrats, who have a 55-43 advantage in the house — a 26-23 margin in the senate and occupy the governor’s mansion — passing GOP-backed legislation is a rarity. But Woods, a second term representative, has found solace in two areas: finding compromise with the Democrats on many issues and showing to her constituency that an alternative exists to the current majority.

Two teens in critical condition after car accident

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

HANSVILLE — Driving has become a risky business in North Kitsap as of late. With four major collisions resulting in four deaths since December 2004, and grassroots efforts to improve some of the dangerous intersections in the area, many motorists are still not paying attention to their driving.

Board knocks high school’s block off

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

POULSBO — It may have been referred to as a regularly scheduled North Kitsap School Board meeting, but what actually took place Thursday night was much more a trial. The case concerned the future of North Kitsap High School’s schedule. The school board were the judges being asked to decide whether or not to continue development of a more flexible “block” schedule — but one that does not meet state mandates for class hours — or scrap the schedule for one that does.

Breidablik Bears browse the state capitol

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

OLYMPIA — As wide-eyed Breidablik fourth graders sat patiently in the capitol’s reception room, state Senator Phil Rockefeller gave them a crucial piece of advice when it comes to representative government. “Democracy,” he began, “only works if you participate.”

Food code burns baked goods at farmers’ markets

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

KINGSTON — Those who make scrumptious cookies and scones in their homes to sell at farmers’ markets are going to have to find a new place to prepare their products after May 2.

City continues shoring up plans for rock wall

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

POULSBO — Local newcomers: Believe it or not, the bulkhead in Waterfront Park was a vertical wall of stone 40 years ago. Long-time residents: Believe it or not, it may soon be again.

Appleton is on the attack for reform

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

OLYMPIA — Though she is only half-way through her first biennium, chances are that even Sherry Appleton’s most fierce political adversaries across the aisle aren’t viewing her as a naive freshman legislator.

Chamber honors Morrow’s service

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

SUQUAMISH — Pirates, swashbucklers and wenches of all sorts invaded the Kiana Lodge last Friday night. But there was no pillaging or plundering going on. In fact, if anything, they were giving back.

Hansville Road resembling SR 3

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

HANSVILLE — The only access road to the very northern tip of Kitsap County seems pretty harmless, with minimal congestion and the occasional intersection, driveway or farm turnoff. But residents who use Hansville Road on a daily basis are concerned about what is becoming of the old country road that is now a 55 mph, two-lane highway with no turn lanes.

911 Briefs

  • Mar 5, 2005 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 7:40PM

No-contact order violated SUQUAMISH — Shortly, after midnight March 2, a 25-year-old woman reported that her ex-boyfriend had violated a no-contact order by entering her home, trying to take their baby and assaulting her on the 18000 block of Fourth Avenue earlier that evening.

Commissioners OK new port manager position idea

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:39PM

POULSBO — Port of Poulsbo Commissioners hope to have a new port manager on board by early April. And that new person will serve the state entity in a completely new capacity, commissioners also agreed recently.

Hometown history spurs Mitchusson’s work

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:39PM

POULSBO — In her mind’s eye, Barb Mitchusson can still see Ed Shields’ fleet of fishing boats steaming out of Poulsbo port. And it’s memories like that she wants to see passed on to the next generation of Little Norway.

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