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Amber Alert canceled Saturday night

  • May 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

Woman and infant found in Wyoming

‘A Time to Gather” draws different faces

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

SUQUAMISH — As wave after wave of people entered Kiana Lodge Thursday evening for “A Time to Gather” celebration, they all shared something in common — their hopes for the Suquamish Foundation and what it will do for the Suquamish Tribe’s future.

Viking Fest gets its big booms back

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

POULSBO — 2007 might be known as the year Viking Fest got its bang back but lost its roots after a fiery debate over grass. Any uncertainty about the return of fireworks after a two-year hiatus ended Sunday afternoon as Viking Fest executive secretary Kathi Foresee said the necessary funding had been secured.

Mentor family tied to two city hall bids

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

POULSBO — With a handful of newfound possibilities for the long-awaited city hall project, Mayor Kathryn Quade is optimistic that the building will finally become a reality. City planning director Barry Berezowsky warned the city council the proposals could be akin to “comparing apples to brownies” ahead of the April 30 deadline. Of the five proposals, two have striking similarities that could portend a significant reshaping of the city’s downtown core both by land and sea.

Great Strides walks in $31,000

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

POULSBO — Any clouds hanging over Vinland Elementary School Saturday morning were quickly dissipated by almost 100 smiling faces gathered for the 15th annual Great Strides Walk to benefit cystic fibrosis research. The genetic disease, which affects approximately 30,000 children and adults in the United States, causes the body to produce an abnormally thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening infections.

The road to city hall?

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

POULSBO — As Little Norway’s city officials prepare to mark the centennial of self-governance in 2008, much has been accomplished during the past century. But there’s one thing no mayor or city council has done: construct a city hall building. But this is all set to change, and according to city officials its not a moment too soon. The existing city hall on Jensen Way is a World War II-era relic funded by the federal government. Its main purpose was a fire station, not a civic building.

Endresen’s shoes will not be easy ones to fill

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

PORT ORCHARD — North Kitsap Commissioner Chris Endresen’s resignation continues to stir the local political pot. While the Democratic Party is in the midst of establishing a schedule to put forth its recommendations, candidates are deciding whether or not to put themselves forward.

Cultural arts on display at Wolfle Elementary

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

KINGSTON — A unique cultural exchange took place Monday morning at Wolfle Elementary School, blending ancient art with fresh, young minds. The result was a creation all its own: an understanding and admiration for another way of life.

Tour showcases Port Gamble’s roots

  • May 9, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:22PM

PORT GAMBLE — Walking through the Walker Ames House, different footsteps could be heard as visitors climbed stairs, wandered through rooms and appreciated the stories of the house built between 1888 and 1889. It was just one stop along the path of history, illustrating, with guidance from Kitsap Arts & Crafts, how Port Gamble was once the center of the Puget Sound.

Sons of Norway preserve cultural culinary traditions

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

POULSBO — A day after discovering a lost recipe for rommegrot, Anne Clark and a host of other women congregated in the Sons of Norway lodge’s kitchen to keep another tradition alive. Instead of making sour cream porridge, the women were busy making rullpolse, which is also known as a lamb roll. “I learned it from her,” Clark said pointing to Norma Hanson. “She and Earl (Norma’s husband) provided the corporate knowledge, and we made it.”

Three more views on city hall’s location

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

POULSBO — In examining the last three of the five proposals submitted for Little Norway’s long-awaited city hall project, there are few similarities, but each has its unique details that could sway the final decision.

Aqua Express floats another extension

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

KINGSTON — Quiet passenger-only ferry rumblings are again being heard from Aqua Express and Kitsap Transit, starting with a request by the former to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission to extend a suspension of service through June 4, 2009.

NKSD drug, alcohol night draws crowd

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

POULSBO — What does a bong look like? What drugs do kids experiment with first? Does alcohol really lead to harder things? As if reading the minds of the nearly 80 adults gathered in the North Kitsap Auditorium Wednesday Daniel Bissonnette, opened the doors to world most parents would rather not ever see.

Miller Bay Road lights hit roadblock

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

KINGSTON — The nearly completed Kingston High School is not only bringing in students from all over the North End, but also new construction and road improvements residents have sought for years.

Mike Regis to run once again

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

POULSBO — Contrary to popular belief Poulsbo City Councilman Mike Regis isn’t ready to hang up his hat just yet. After some serious soul searching, Tuesday afternoon Regis made it official that he will be seeking a third term in office.

Group backs away from Heronswood

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

KINGSTON — The Pacific Northwest Horticultural Conservancy has decided to throw in the trowel for now, announcing it will no longer negotiated with W. Atlee Burpee Company to buy the popular Heronswood gardens, located on 288th Street in Kingston. Chairwoman Lee Neff said Burpee President George Ball did not respond to letters and offers to buy the property in a timely manner, and did not even seem to be paying attention to the offers.

NKSD’s Catherine Ahl says ‘that’s all’

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

After nearly eight years of service to the teachers, students and staff of the North Kitsap School District, board member Catherine Ahl won’t be returning to her post on the North Kitsap School Board in 2008. Ahl, who’s been North Kitsap’s legislative representative for six years and served as board president for the other two, announced last week that she won’t seek a third term.

Students have some good, clean fun

  • May 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:21PM

KINGSTON — Like a dirty car with “wash me” scrawled in the dust, Teacher Appreciation Week definitely didn’t go unnoticed at Gordon Elementary School. In fact. Twenty-five teachers there really cleaned up or had their cars cleaned up, as the case may be, as PTA members Ashli Schumacher, Dennis Pryor and Brett Gregory organized a massive car wash to thank them for their service.

Council poised to tackle downtown parking issue

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

POULSBO — Any developer entertaining the idea of putting a new face on the heart of Little Norway would be wise to heed the apparent mantra of the Poulsbo City Council: no parking, no permits.

Newest library blazing through construction

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

LITTLE BOSTON — The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe is coming down the last leg of a long journey as the House of Knowledge campus continues to move forward smoothly. The Little Boston Library — the final building to be added by the tribe at the complex — is ahead of schedule as the construction process heads toward the finish line.

Historic home awaits untold stories, memories

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

POULSBO — Just as every person has a unique story of their own, Poulsbo resident Meg Burkett believes the same is true of historic buildings. On May 19 Burkett will open her home off of Sawdust Hill Road from 1-4 p.m. hoping long-time residents will share their memories of the Kvinsland family, who built the place in 1907.

Viking Fest to go boom this Friday

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

POULSBO — The return of two familiar faces will mark the beginning of the 39th annual Viking Fest at 4 p.m. Friday at the Kvelstad Pavilion. The Poulsbo Marine Science Center will be on display throughout the weekend, and fireworks will light up the skies Friday night as well.

Lions cooking up scholarship money

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

POULSBO — As they have done every year since 1972, the Poulsbo Noon Lions Club will rally at the Poulsbo Armory on Jensen Way to satisfy the hunger of festival-goers preparing to enjoy a full day of all things Norwegian. They’ll also be raising money for a good cause as a few North Kitsap High School seniors look to receive scholarships from the proceeds of the two-day affair.

Fashion to provide money for Dreams

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

KINGSTON — High fashion, a little glitz and high heels will be rolling in the dough to help brighten a few children’s day this Sunday afternoon. Lucky Star Consignment Clothing will host its second annual Kitsap Style Fashion Show May 20, and all the ticket sales will go to the Kitsap Foster Care Association Dream Project.

Scouts build pergola to attract wildlife to Breidablik

  • May 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:20PM

POULSBO — It may have been built quickly, but the new pergola at Breidablik Elementary will help spread environmental awareness for years to come. The wooden structure, which will eventually be covered in vines, climbing flowers and plants, was built April 28 by a group of Boy Scouts and adults — that morning, to be more specific.

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