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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.

Navy to divest its housing in Kingston

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

KINGSTON — When it was announced in November that the U.S. Navy was planning to divest its housing unit on West Kingston Road, Kitsap County officials and residents jumped at the chance to see how the 3.6-acre site could become a part of the community’s proposed Village Green.

Juniors will be able to jostle with the WASL again for free

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

POULSBO — Though passing the Washington Assessment of Student Learning exam isn’t yet mandatory for high school seniors, it will already appear on current 11th graders’ transcripts — inducing the state to foot the bill for a free re-take.

Bellringer just $5,000 short of 2005 goal

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

POULSBO — Right after announcing it was within $10,000 of its 2005 goal, the Bellringer Fund received another group of donations to cut that span in half. The annual holiday fund-raiser for the 53-year-old Raab Foundation fund is now about $5,000 away from its $30,000 goal and getting closer by the minute.

Lions go to market for a good community cause

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

POULSBO — Though he’s been retired for nearly 10 years now, Gordon Stenman was back at Red Apple Tuesday morning bagging groceries. The former store manager said he always returns one special morning each year — and for one very special reason.

Army Corps makes a financial splash

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

KINGSTON — The Carpenter Creek/Apple Tree Cove Estuary is supposed to be a place where animals can quietly live in their natural habitat with minimal disruption from humans. But it’s been a little too quiet for those trying to help this particular environment — until now.

Generous life drives in gift for Barnet

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

POULSBO — A tin of cookies, two cups of peanut M&Ms and almost a whole box of Kleenex. That’s what it took for a committee from Liberty Bay Auto to get through van give-away nominations for 131 local families.

Christmas Eve, Day closures and changes

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

POULSBO — Below is a list of schedule changes and closures expected across North Kitsap around the Christmas holiday. All closures are on Dec. 25 unless otherwise noted.

Holiday church services in North Kitsap slated

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

The following is a list of some of the Christmas services taking place around North Kitsap. All events are open to the public and take place at their respective house of worship unless otherwise noted

Bellringer now within $10,000 of ‘05 goal

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

POULSBO — Just days after reaching the halfway point toward its $30,000 goal, a new batch of donations to the Bellringer Fund pulled it to within $10,000 of its mark.

Narimatsu honored for lifetime of scouting

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

POULSBO — There is a Chinese proverb that holds a special place in Ray Narimatsu’s heart: If you want prosperity for a year, grow grain. If you want prosperity for 10 years, grow trees. If you want prosperity for 100 years, grow people.

NKSD staff rallies after house fire

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

KEYPORT — The classic idiom “Too many cooks spoil the broth,” is one expression that Indianola resident Dianna Cox doesn’t buy into when it comes to things outside the kitchen.

Candy cane event earns its stripes

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

POULSBO — The rain stopped just in time Sunday afternoon for one of Little Norway’s final holiday events before next weekend’s big day — the first ever candy cane hunt at Raab Park.

911 Briefs 12/18

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

Four Poulsbo residents hurt in SR 3 collision...

Christmas lights are sparkling in North Kitsap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

Santa Claus will have no trouble spotting North Kitsap this year as numerous homes are providing beacons bright enough to rival Rudolph’s red nose. The result has been nothing short of magnificent.

Bellringer donations pass the halfway point

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

POULSBO — Legend has it, Frank and Mabel Raab started the Bellringer Fund to alert the community to those in need. Every time a house burned down or a family needed necessities, the couple and a few other dedicated community volunteers would ring the bell and community donations would come pouring in.

Jim Martin asked to step down as chamber director

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:32PM

POULSBO — For the second time in as many years, the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce is going to be searching for a new executive director. Jim Martin, who had served in the position for about nine months, was notified Dec. 10 that the chamber board had decided not to keep him on any longer.

Burch leaves a legacy of activism

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:31PM

HANSVILLE — No one could have embraced the spirit of volunteerism more than Bob Burch. After 12 years of giving to the community through various venues, Burch died Dec. 11. He was 85.

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