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Stillwaters book sale is back with a green twist

  • Sep 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:48PM

KINGSTON — With every genre of literature represented, the Stillwaters Environmental Center turned the page on a new book sale yesterday, offering up wonderful treasures and fun reads. The sale, which benefits the center’s general fund, stretches over almost an entire month and this year will also boast a plant sale.

Chamber business fair widens marketing horizons

  • Sep 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:48PM

POULSBO — Local business owners will be workin’ for the weekend over the next several days, as they prepare for the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce’s Second Annual Business Fair Sept. 29.

Daughters of Norway commemorate a decade

  • Sep 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:48PM

POULSBO — There were bunads aplenty Saturday at the Sons of Norway lodge, where nearly 80 residents came to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Poulsbo’s Daughters of Norway, Nina Grieg Lodge No. 40. To top off the festivities, 11 new members were inducted, bringing the group’s head count to more than 50.

Hansville Futures seeks present help

  • Sep 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:48PM

HANSVILLE — During a Tuesday evening Greater Hansville Area Advisory Council meeting, members again made it clear the group, and area residents, should be taking the next steps laid out in the Hansville Futures Project. The only problem now is trying to find volunteers willing to put a little of their time into meetings and the shaping of their community.

Residents feel removal of junk cars stalled

  • Sep 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:48PM

HANSVILLE — More than four months ago, Hansville residents were ecstatic to see movement to clear a private residence with numerous cars, appliances and trailers parked on it. Property owner Robert Eyer made the decision, after his family recycling business had been going for more than six decades, to retire and cleanup his Little Boston Road property.

Shredding event raises identity theft awareness

  • Sep 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:48PM

POULSBO — It takes just a few simple clicks of a mouse, and the gateway to personal information can swing wide open through the public passageways of the Internet. With a name and address, enough knowledge can be found for accounts to be opened, items purchased, and havoc wreaked on a person’s life.

911 Brief

  • Sep 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:48PM

Residential burglary takes place in broad daylight KINGSTON — A 37-year-old Kingston resident reported her home was broken into and several valuable items taken at about 12:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the 24000 block of Taree Drive, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. . .

Miller Bay Road closures mean 30-40 minute delays

  • Sep 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

Traffic hinderance will continue from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Sept. 28.

Poulsbo councilwoman looks to have trolley system running next year

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

POULSBO — Little Norway’s streets may be a far cry from the busy hills of San Francisco, but one of the City by the Bay’s most famous attractions could soon be duplicated near the shores of Liberty Bay.

Apparel makes smooth transition at middle schools

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

When the 2007-08 school year kicked off Sept. 5, Kingston Junior High School and Poulsbo Junior High School officially became middle schools for the first time. However, the switch from junior high to middle school hasn’t adversely affected apparel at either North End school. Even though both of the schools made the transition, Kingston and Poulsbo retained their mascots and are still called the Cavaliers and Panthers respectively.

Bud Merrill remembrance in organized shambles

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

INDIANOLA — In order to remake the Bud Merrill Pavilion in Indianola, residents and volunteers are reducing everything to pieces and working from the ground up. The community gathering place was in desperate need of a makeover and now, with an anonymous backer, the project has begun by taking the whole thing apart to rebuild it.

Students shouldering huge loads

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

POULSBO — Eighth graders Melissa Warren and Mallory Tidball are bearing a heavy load this school year, but not in the way one might imagine. With only two minutes between periods — scarcely enough time to make it to class and definitely too short a stretch to visit the lockers — students are now packing several classes’ worth of texts on their backs as they travel the hallways each day. And according to Warren and Tidball, they are none too happy about it.

Petco on its way to Olhava

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

POULSBO — Kingston’s Country Pet Shoppe owner Stephanie Stebbing said she always figured a large corporation pet store would find its way into North Kitsap. All the same, when she first heard the news of a Petco planned for Poulsbo’s College Market Place, she had to take a moment to collect her heart from its proverbial drop to the floor.

Tribe recovering from PSP boom

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

In the last year and a half, North Kitsap waters have been on a roller coaster ride in the levels of the biotoxin causing Paralytic Shellfish Poison, also know as red tide. There were a higher number of closures last fall and winter, when the biotoxin usually doesn’t make an appearance. This past summer, levels returned to normal, allowing the Suquamish Tribe to recover from what turned out to be a large economic hit caused by the red tide closures.

Poulsbo wearily eyes sewer spill season

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

POULSBO — It’s been four years since Liberty Bay saw the first of a string of autumn sewer leaks wash up on its shores. Five leaks and more than 900,000 gallons of discharged sewage later, city workers and the Liberty Bay Foundation are both heading into another fall season with fingers crossed in hopes a sixth spill won’t occur.

911 Briefs

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

Slash fire ignites at Tucker’s Topsoil SUQUAMISH — A large slash fire that broke out at the Suquamish-based Tucker’s Topsoil at about 7:25 a.m. Sept. 15 took about 50 firefighters and some 150,000 gallons of water to extinguish over the course of more than 24 hours, said to North Kitsap Fire & Rescue officials...

Little Boston revels in a special weekend

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

LITTLE BOSTON — A festival-like atmosphere spread over Little Boston residents as the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe made a point to celebrate its members and friends Friday and Saturday. Port Gamble S’Klallam Days 2007 started with a glitter-covered bang Friday evening with a princess pageant, and picked up speed from there.

Miller Bay Road motorists facing 40-minute delays

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

KINGSTON — Motorists battling their way through the construction on Miller Bay Road could face even longer waits beginning this week. Due to paving at the road’s intersections with Indianola and Gunderson roads, delays could reach 30 to 40 minutes or more depending on the work.

Classic yacht fleet sets bearings for Little Norway

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:47PM

POULSBO — A whole new crew of sailors and sea captains is headed to the shores of Little Norway for the Classic Yacht Association’s 11th annual rendezvous at the Port of Poulsbo beginning Friday.

Heritage Day heralds visitors to downtown Kingston

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

KINGSTON — Kingston residents wanted, dead or alive — though preferably alive — for a rip-snorting good time Sept. 29 in downtown Kingston. Period costumes are a must for the second annual Kingston Heritage Day, and the Kingston Revitalization Association gang is back with a vengeance to stir up fun in the neighborhood.

Garrett Steele earns top Eagle Scout badge

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

POULSBO — Speechless. That’s what Garrett Steele was when asked about finally receiving his place in the Eagle Scout court of honor after finishing a nearly four-year project to earn the ranking. But his words didn’t disappear for long.

Youth gardening digs to decade mark

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

POULSBO — The Washington State University Kitsap County Extension Master Gardeners are calling all green thumbs to the Raab Park Youth Garden Open House, which will be celebrating 10 years of youth gardening from 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Families, friends and especially kids are invited to join in the fun, including harvesting and sampling of the garden’s produce, demonstrations from the Compost Team, refreshments and the sharing of fond memories.

North End expansion becomes more evident

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

As the summer wraps up and the rainy weather the Pacific Northwest is known for continues, construction projects and outdoor crews begin swapping their T-shirts for overcoats and move as much as they can to indoor projects.

Classic yacht armada sails to shores of Little Norway

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

POULSBO — It was an homage to boating history last weekend at the Poulsbo Marina, where wooden relics of pleasure cruises past docked and displayed their craftsmanship to fellow seafarers and interested passersby.

911 Brief

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

Two car accidents lead to injuries Poulsbo firefighters had their hands full over the past few days as two injury accidents left area motorists stuck in traffic. . .

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