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Party on Garth: local wails way to air guitar championships

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:20PM

POULSBO — When he takes the stage in Finland later this month, Garth Donald will have one minute to show the world his skills on the air guitar. Yes — that’s air guitar — a.k.a. not really any guitar at all. But for this North Kitsap High School 2002 graduate, taking his adroitness of impersonation to the Air Guitar World Championships, held in Oulu, Finland, is a dream come true.

Seminar solidifies ground for those with memory loss

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:20PM

POULSBO — Alzheimer’s disease started simply enough for Bob Payne. Pushing 80, he was beginning to forget things more and more. His wife Grace, 63, said she figured that memory loss was just a part of getting older, but the couple decided to attend a free workshop on memory loss at Martha & Mary Nursing Facility last year.

Grant might let rain garden fall in Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:20PM

POULSBO — While the weather’s been relatively dry lately, residents of the Austurbruin neighborhood have the wet stuff on their minds. In particular, how to keep it under control.

Tribe awards nearly $70,000

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:20PM

SUQUAMISH — The Suquamish Tribe awarded nearly $70,000 to various non-profit groups and schools in the community recently using its quarterly Appendix X funds. A total of $67,900 was given to 13 non-profit agencies as part of the tribe’s quarterly charitable contribution program.

Art display may be the last but it’s certainly not the least

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:20PM

POULSBO — Northwest College of Art senior and Salt Lake City, Utah native Ryan Parrish got caught drawing on his desk in school one day — and hasn’t stopped drawing since.

North Viking public hearing set by city

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

A public hearing has been set to consider the proposed North Viking Avenue UGA Annexation for 7:15 p.m. Aug. 11 in council chambers at City Hall.

Groovin' for the glory

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

KINGSTON — Four young women will be getting funky under the starry lights of disco balls this Saturday night at Kingston Junior High as they compete for some highly coveted royalty titles.

Spectrum receives a face-lift in time for fall

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

KINGSTON — Around North Kitsap School District, bond projects are renovating old schools, as well as building a new one. But a unique situation is allowing Spectrum Community School a few improvements of its own.

Appeal places KHS site work in limbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

KINGSTON — The Environmental Protection Agency has ceased its investigation of Nike Site No. 92 in Kingston and hasn’t guaranteed the safety of building a proposed public high school on and nearby the site.

Scales tip in favor of Fish Park plan

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

POULSBO — Just two years after being added to the city’s park system, Poulsbo’s Fish Park now appears to have a direction for future development. Which got two fins up from a group of stakeholders last week.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

Poulsbo man injured in rototiller accident...

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

Despite rain, burn ban will continue While cooler temperatures and periodic rainfalls this week have given the Northwest a break from the dry heat, fire officials emphasize that the county is still under a burn ban.

The commotion’s in the emotion

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

POULSBO — Bellingham native Jessica Bergsma Rockenbach, 21, was born — quite literally — into the art world. In the midst of her mother Jody’s nationwide art tour, Rockenbach’s life began on the road, tracing her initial love of art back to her days traveling to galleries around the country.

Saws may soon cut into KHS property

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

POULSBO — Logging of the proposed high school site in Kingston could begin as early as Aug. 9, a date which would not only give the district to get seven weeks of site development in this year but breathing room on its time line to open the school by 2006 as well.

Kingston site safe ... or is it?

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

KINGSTON — It depends on what one’s definition of “safe” is. While Environmental Protection Agency officials say that while they’ve found no reason to continue investigating Kingston’s decommissioned Nike missile site, they also can’t comment on if the site is acceptable — or safe — for a high school.

Election filing period closes Friday

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

The candidate filing period for the November 2004 election runs through July 30.

Primary vote change controversial

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

Kitsap County is already preparing for the Sept. 14 primary election, designing a new ballot and embarking upon a voter education project about what has become an unprecedented political event in Washington. For the first time, primary voters must declare a political party in order to select candidates for that party’s nomination.Kitsap County is already preparing for the Sept. 14 primary election, designing a new ballot and embarking upon a voter education project about what has become an unprecedented political event in Washington. For the first time, primary voters must declare a political party in order to select candidates for that party’s nomination.

Pearson gears for renovation finish

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:19PM

POULSBO — “It’s like monster school in here!” shouted an employee of Belfair-based construction firm Beisley, Inc., over the sounds of electrical saws and other pieces of machinery.

Tribes travel their ancestors’ highways

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

LITTLE BOSTON — The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe welcomed representatives of nearly a dozen Native American nations to its shores at Point Julia last weekend as part of this year’s annual canoe expedition, “Journey with our Ancestors.”

911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

KINGSTON — During one of the hottest days of the year, when temperatures were nearly 100 degrees, several children were endangered by being left unattended in cars by their care providers.

Super Seniors lounge gets makeover

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

KINGSTON — When new resident Fern Larsen first strolled into the Kingston Super Seniors lounge in the basement of the Kingston Community Center late last year, she was utterly disgusted.

Council holds the line for budget in 2005

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

POULSBO — No cuts this year, but a repeat of a repeat. That’s the priority set by the Poulsbo City Council as it kicked off the 2005 budget cycle this week.

Young artists find beauty in everyday life

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

POULSBO — Every day moments fascinate 22-year-old Northwest College of Art Senior Malia Macheel. Macheel deeply examines commonplace human movements, from the motion an arm makes while walking to the varying expressions displayed on people’s faces.

High-speed chase ends in arrest

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

A Spokane man led law enforcement officials on a hot and wild pursuit through two counties earlier this week.

Kountry Korner traffic ready to burst

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:18PM

KINGSTON — Drivers who frequent the Miller Bay Road and State Route 104 intersection may have noticed traffic is heavier than usual lately — something that has provided travelers a chance to check out the addition of yellow tape and orange barrels that line the two roads.

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