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Home Builders’ LID plans have solid feel

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

POULSBO — Art Castle has one phrase that pretty much sums up his feelings about the use of low impact development (LID) standards in Kitsap County. “No good deed goes unpunished,” he said with a chuckle.

Flaws alleged in NK coach hiring process

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

POULSBO — The announcement of the first new head football coach at North Kitsap High School in 32 years may have to wait. Though eight-year Bainbridge Spartans’ offensive coordinator Jake Haley has been offered the Vikings’ head position, a grievance, filed by the North Kitsap Athletics and Activities Alliance (NK AAA), claims “there were contractual gaps in the interview process.”

Volunteerism runs deep at Cowling Creek project

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

MILLER BAY — To the Friends of Miller Bay, $5,000 and a lot of weed-pulling is worth helping the local salmon streams. And that’s just what the group and some 80 volunteers did last year to support the Friends’ mission to keep the Miller Bay watershed as healthy as possible.

School board fine tuning graduation requirements

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

POULSBO — During her January visit to Poulsbo, Washington’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Terry Bergeson said the Washington Assessment of Student Learning will help determine if diplomas given to graduating seniors are “real” and whether each student possesses a set of skills that meets the test’s standards.

Having a COW will help ALIVE

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

POULSBO — Though he’s helped people cure everything from headaches to indigestion, Charlie DeWilde said he still encounters those who are wary of chiropractic care. Just the same, DeWilde said he’s noticed people often don’t like to talk about domestic violence though it’s something that impacts lives every day.

Casino transfer expected to affect 2005 budgets

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

SUQUAMISH — For residents, it means an increase in property taxes. For local taxing districts, it just happens to be bad timing for their 2005 budgets.

Saddling up for Relay 2005

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

POULSBO — Giddy up! When it comes to the ongoing fight against cancer, that’s the chosen charge of the North Kitsap Relay for Life Committee this year to the residents of North Kitsap.

Abandoned boat is causing a sinking feeling for locals

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

POULSBO — A sunken boat off the eastern shore of Liberty Bay may possibly be nobody’s problem. But neighbors along Fjord Drive say it’s everybody’s problem.

Lab brings alive the building blocks of life

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

POULSBO — In-class handouts and weathered textbooks took a back seat in Patti Webster’s North Kitsap High School biology classes Monday, as a lab experience vivified the origins of life. Each year, Webster teaches students the ins and outs of deoxyribonucleic acid — more commonly known as DNA — but the opportunity to show students an actual strand of the complex biological code has never been an option.

School board keeps schedule debate on the table

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

POULSBO — Amidst last week’s high school walk-out and a flurry of opinions voiced during their public comment session, members of the North Kitsap School Board made certain to tell those at their standing-room only meeting Thursday that the new NKHS schedule is not yet set in stone.

Viking Fest crown seeking hopefuls

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

POULSBO — First, Viking Fest picked its logo. Now, it’s on the hunt for its queen. Once again, it’s time for young women ages 16-18 in the North Kitsap area to consider throwing their hats into the ring to join the Miss Viking Fest Court. The annual pageant is a scholarship opportunity for local women from the Viking Fest Corporation, the organizer of the annual Viking Fest celebration.

Keyport citizens spearhead planning process

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:36PM

KEYPORT — Though Keyport is often characterized as the undersea warfare center it houses, there is another side to it. A community — one that is older than the base and struggling to find its own identity. And members of the Keyport Improvement Club think a planning process starting next week may be just the boost they need.

Senator supports traffic light

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

OLYMPIA — News of the dangers of the Bond and Gunderson Road intersection near Poulsbo has finally reached Olympia. Washington State 23rd District Sen. Phil Rockefeller (D-Bainbridge Island) announced Thursday that he will do whatever he can to get the much-requested traffic light installed at the intersection as soon as possible.

Casino land closer to trust

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

SUQUAMISH — The concept that the Suquamish Tribe wants to transfer 13 acres of land from fee-simple to trust status is nothing new. In fact, since the parcel that houses the Clearwater Casino was purchased by the tribe in 1988, tribal officials have been trying to change the land’s status.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

Northstar burglarized Jan. 17 KINGSTON — The owner of Northstar Sportswear reported around 9 a.m. Monday morning that his business had been burglarized between noon Jan. 16 and 4 a.m. Jan. 17....

Scholarly Smith learns to climb the political ropes

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

POULSBO — North Kitsap High School Senior Corina Smith isn’t sure if she’d want the job of President of the United States. “I think it’d be a lot of stress,” she admitted. “So much to think about — with every decision and the impact it would make.”

MSC hopes to make splash with camera

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

POULSBO — It used to be that in order to get a good look at marine life deep in Liberty Bay, a chilly dive into its waters was necessary. No more. Now, all that’s needed is a trip to Poulsbo’s Marine Science Center, home to a new piece of technology that’s bringing the vibrant marine life of one of the arms of Puget Sound straight into the center’s exhibit hall.

Club is all set to show off its dramatic flair

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

KINGSTON — It’s been a long and trying three months, but the cast and crew of “The Curious Savage” are ready for their debut. Members of North Kitsap Boys & Girls Club have been rehearsing since October for their first theatrical performance, which takes place next weekend, and at the same time, gives the kids the new experiences that the NKB&G Club is all about.

Communication can cut down crime

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

Of the 67 Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office deputies assigned to general patrol duties, 15 primarily work the North End. Two, sometimes three deputies, are on duty to patrol the area for trouble at all times. But there is only so much the officers can do, especially when 90 percent of the time, they are dealing with the same 10 percent of the population, said KCSO spokesman and deputy Scott Wilson.

Transportation discussion chugs along

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

POULSBO — Monorails, passenger-only ferries, busses and highways. Just which of these will be the transportation mode of the future for Little Norway continues to be the debate with the Poulsbo City Council.

NKEF mini grants are bringing big improvements to local schools

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

POULSBO — Educators Colleen Fairchild, Marsha Rova, Leah Titze, Patricia Sheehan and Rene Fossum teach all over the North End in various public schools and at different levels of K-12 education. But this past fall, they each enjoyed a common thread: they all needed a boost in the classroom. POULSBO — Educators Colleen Fairchild, Marsha Rova, Leah Titze, Patricia Sheehan and Rene Fossum teach all over the North End in various public schools and at different levels of K-12 education. But this past fall, they each enjoyed a common thread: they all needed a boost in the classroom.

Tribe digs in for new facilities

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

SUQUAMISH — To help centralize its education facilities on the Port Madison Indian Reservation, the Suquamish Tribe has broken ground for its Suquamish Education Complex.

City considers creating cozier canine corral

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

POULSBO — Though it’s not exactly Howe Farm, a new off-leash dog area may soon have more tails wagging in Little Norway. And make both dog owners and non-dog owners smile.

NK a safer place than might be assumed

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

KINGSTON — The Little City by the Sea is known for its quiet, small town way of life. Pretty much everyone knows each other’s name and who is associated with what organization. There always seem to be plans for improving the area, from adding flower baskets on the lamp posts to helping small businesses prosper.

Kiwanis readies for 90th anniversary

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:35PM

POULSBO — Nine decades of service will be celebrated by the Kiwanis International organization this week. And though the Poulsbo Kiwanis club is much younger, it will be helping blow out the candles for its parent organization just the same.

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