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State Route 305 paving begins

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:12PM

POULSBO

Community honors Wendelyn for service to Spectrum

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:12PM

POULSBO

Vinland Elementary to celebrate addition of new field

  • Jun 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:12PM

POULSBO

Nilsen

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:12PM

POULSBO — Bruce Nilsen got his first taste of the family business at the tender age of 11 on the ground floor, literally. “All I did was sweep and clean up,” he said. “I didn’t start working until I was 11. I’ve had a good run.”

Third of July plans ignite early fireworks

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:11PM

POULSBO — Less than three weeks before Little Norway’s annual Third of July celebration, political fireworks are already going off. At issue are the access to the newly planted grass in Waterfront Park and the closure of Front Street between 3rd Avenue and Sunset Street from 7 p.m. July 3 to 12:30 a.m. July 4.

PAL program graduates 27

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:11PM

POULSBO — When graduation keynote speaker Chris Wendelyn instructed the Parent Assisted Learning program class of 2007 to turn its tassles from the right to left side at approximately 7:30 p.m., it became official. They had done it, at that moment they became alumni.

City centennial celebration plans taking shape

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:11PM

POULSBO — With less than six months until Poulsbo marks 100 years of self-governance, city officials, community leaders and other civic-minded volunteers are busy making plans for a yearlong celebration.

Festival of the Arts showcases student

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:11PM

KINGSTON — Kingston Junior High School art instructor James Andrews expected a good turnout for the June 6 North Kitsap School District Festival of the Arts. But what he got was something much bigger. Colossal even. “We had 300 programs, and they were gone within the first hour of the event,” he said. “It was awesome. We had more than 500 people come this year.”

Critical Areas Ordinance moves closer to adoption

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:11PM

POULSBO — The arduous journey toward the adoption of the city of Poulsbo’s Critical Areas Ordinance is nearing its end as the final public hearing on the environmental regulations is set for June 20. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 7:15 p.m. in the city council chambers in city hall on Jensen Way. The proposed ordinance can be found on the city’s Web site, www.cityofpoulsbo.com.

Pottery students finish up teapot project

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:11PM

POULSBO — North Kitsap High School pottery teacher Randelisle Anderson was constantly in motion, walking through Classroom 505 as she carefully graded pottery students’ teapot final project Thursday afternoon. Such a pace wasn’t unusual for Anderson, considering she’s been a pottery teacher at NKHS since 1993. But she wouldn’t want it any other way.

Decision pending on Gamble Bay dock

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:11PM

PORT ORCHARD — A proposed private dock continued to float despite the hail of testimony against it Wednesday during a Kitsap County public hearing. Hearing Examiner Stephen K. Causseaux Jr. allowed nearly the entire day for discussion on a dock project submitted by Port Gamble residents Charles and Sondra Peters.

911 Brief

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:11PM

Blaze destroys motorboat, damages pier, other boats KINGSTON — A 26-foot Glasply motorboat was reported to be fully engulfed in flames at about 4:15 a.m. June 14 at the Kingston Marina, according to North Kitsap Fire & Rescue officials. No one was injured. . . .

Village Green hits on similar plan

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:11PM

KINGSTON — Meetings to determine how to reconfigure the Village Green Park have become nearly monthly occurrences since the Kingston Community Center Foundation learned the new buildings cannot be constructed on the current Navy housing property. This is due largely to a $40,000 Interagency for Outdoor Recreation grant Kitsap County accepted to help purchase the 3.6-acre property in December 2005.

Midsummer Fest set to hail solstice

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:11PM

POULSBO — From the raising of the maistang to the lighting of the summer solstice bonfire, Poulsbo’s cultural roots will shine bright at this year’s St. Hans Midsummer Festival June 23 at Waterfront Park. “It kind of ties us back to the community’s roots in Scandinavia,” said Poulsbo Sons of Norway youth director Joanne Graves. “The summer solstice is important in a lot of Scandinavian countries.”

TV show drills into local man

  • Jun 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:10PM

KINGSTON — Kingston resident John Welsh’s commute to work makes the Poulsbo-Bainbridge-Seattle rush seem like child’s play — though he would rather make the seemingly daunting trip than brave the daily grind.

Spectrum grads

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:10PM

Blooms of hard work come to fruition

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:10PM

POULSBO — Overcast skies and dark clouds threatened to put a damper on the North Kitsap High School graduation ceremony Saturday afternoon in Poulsbo. But as fate would have it, everything worked out, and not a single drop of rain fell on the 387 members of the class of 2007 during the festivities.

10th Avenue property acquisition completed

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:10PM

POULSBO — A short plat is just a short plat unless it happens to be for the property purchased in 2005 by the city of Poulsbo to build a city hall. However, the June 13 approval doesn’t mean city officials are prepared to move city hall out of downtown just yet. Or at all.

Stillwaters reveals hidden marine gems

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:10PM

KINGSTON — As waves crashed farther and farther out into Puget Sound, rare parts of Kingston beaches were revealed, providing a unique educational venue. Stillwaters Environmental Center made full use of the impromptu aquarium and led a beach walk during one of the lowest tides in 10 years Saturday.

Union set to take port from Confederates!

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:10PM

PORT GAMBLE — The Confederate Army will once again try to hold Port Gamble this weekend against the Union Army in the Battle for Port Gamble, and Confederate Battalion Commander Colonel Frank “Rusty” Starr is positive he and his men will hold the Union soldiers at bay this weekend.

Jams for Jacot benefit concert slated for teen

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:10PM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Eagles will take flight this Friday with a great show and an even greater cause on their minds — music to help fund the recovery of Kingston teenager Aaron Jacot.

Soccer pitch gets boost from officials

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:10PM

POULSBO — Seattle Sounders co-owner Robin Waite’s plans to build a 6,000-seat professional soccer stadium in Poulsbo drew a favorable response from city officials Monday afternoon. “Hooray for us,” Councilman Ed Stern said after listening to Mayor Kathryn Quade’s outline of the tentative proposal to construct the stadium on the western edge of the College Marketplace development.

Point No Point boat launch floats designs

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:09PM

HANSVILLE — More than a year has ebbed away since the last public meeting discussing the Point No Point Boat Launch and Resort property, and residents flowed in to the Greater Hansville Community Center Thursday evening to review concept drawings for the new boat ramp. Nearly 30 Point No Point neighbors gathered to air their concerns of how the boat launch and resulting park will impact the community.

Pearson Elementary shows PRIDE at final assembly

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:09PM

POULSBO — What a difference a year makes. Faculty and students at Pearson Elementary School are glowing about a program that just began in September 2006. The Pearson Elementary School PRIDE program is already having a positive effect on its student body. Seeing as it stands for Positive, Respectful, Integrity, Dependable and Engaged, it’s not difficult to see why.

911 Brief

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:09PM

Trailer destroyed in blaze started by candle SUQUAMISH — A fire reported at about 5:50 p.m. June 16 by a Bainbridge Island resident, originally thought to be a brush fire, turned out to be a trailer in flames, said North Kitsap Fire & Rescue officials.

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