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PSE plugs Hansville into generator

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

HANSVILLE — The infamous power generator that had Hansville residents in fits this time last year will be set up and tested at its new location today. And aside from just turning it on for a trial run, Puget Sound Energy engineers have decided to leave the diesel generator at the site for the winter, rather than taking it back to its holding area in Kent.

‘Makeover’ madness takes Kingston by storm

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

KINGSTON — On a construction site, the often-pink Paige Hemmis, one of the stars of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, stands out like a sore thumb. Monday, Hemmis hurried about her show’s current project, toting her pink tool-belt and equally pink jacket amongst the countless hard-hatted construction workers who have — quite literally — built a home almost overnight.

Poulsbo Lions ring bell for those in need

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

POULSBO — Right about now, the Bellringer Fund could use an upswing in the economy. Or at least a little help from its friends.

Hanging o’ the greens

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

POULSBO — Though it may not have been snow falling from the skies Sunday morning, downtown Poulsbo got a dusting of holiday cheer. From banners to garlands to white twinkle lights, downtown merchants are ready for the season to begin.

A ‘tree-mendous’ discovery

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

MILLER BAY — When Friends of Miller Bay member Niki Quester was pulling invasive species along Miller Bay Road during one of the group’s work parties last month, she came across a mess of ivy thriving at the base of a large cedar tree.

Fireworks ban idea fizzles with voters

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

KINGSTON — The issue was supposed to be about public versus private and safety versus liability. But it was the unforeseen tribal versus non-tribal idea that ended up extinguishing the issue of banning personal fireworks use in Kitsap County. Preliminary counts show about 55 percent of Kitsap residents voting “no” and 45 percent voting “yes” on an advisory ballot issue over whether local bans on personal fireworks use should be enacted.

Appleton drops Mahaffay for 23rd District, Position 2 slot

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

POULSBO — Democrat Sherry Appleton will be heading back down to Olympia in January, an annual trip she’s made for years to fight for many different causes.

Endresen holds off Henden yet again

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

As the first batch of election results started showing up Tuesday evening at The Grange in Silverdale, where local Democrats had gathered to observe the numbers, Kitsap County Commissioner incumbent Chris Endresen (D-Poulsbo) watched with joy as the majority of the votes started to go in her favor.

Initiatives’ failures leave NKSD reviewing next move

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:28PM

For North Kitsap school board president Catherine Ahl, the fight against charter schools in Washington may finally be over.

Still carrying a tune for the troops

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

POULSBO — Nearly 63 years ago, Margaret Lenhart walked on stage before thousands of adoring fans. But instead of recalling the moment with joy, the former professional entertainer said the memory makes her want to cry.

Final resting places gravely cluttered

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

KINGSTON — The Kingston Cemetery Association respects the fact that residents bring symbolic and meaningful items to the gravesites of family members and friends, but they would also like to see the grounds kept clean and dignified.

S’Klallam builds its tribute to the past

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

LITTLE BOSTON — As the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe honored those who helped make the first portion of the tribe’s House Of Knowledge campus a reality, the message was clear: the project will forever honor their ancestors while securing education and cultural opportunities for their children.

Holiday needs are in full swing at Fishline

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

POULSBO — When Fishline Executive Director Tricia Sullivan says the holidays are coming fast, it’s with a twinge of trepidation rather than a smile. But of course, anyone might feel the same if they had the task of ensuring 300 North Kitsap families have a happy holidays.

Woods fells Ducheane in race for 23rd district

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

POULSBO — Beverly Woods and Terry Ducheane stood far apart on most issues this election season. But they did agree this week on one thing — that Nov. 2 was bigger than their race for the 23rd District State Representative, Position 2 seat.

Missing Keyport girl finally found

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

KEYPORT — It was a happy ending to a search for 10-year-old Jessica Case of Keyport who had been missing for a day. Case had gotten into a dispute with her siblings and left her home at 3 p.m. on Nov. 9. The girl’s family called 911 when she didn’t return home later that evening.

Food fair urges the public to give peas a chance

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

POULSBO — In Betty Bennett’s house, turkey with all the trimmings will not be on the menu this Thanksgiving. Instead, she might sit down to a Tofu Holiday Roast and sunshine carrots and she won’t feel like she’s missing a thing.

Endresen tops Henden, fireworks' vote fizzles

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

- In Dist. 2, Commissioner Angel takes second term with win over Garrido

A festive way to kick off the holiday season

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

NKHS hosts 19th annual Holidayfest this weekend.

North Kitsap Fire & Rescue receives grant for new equipment

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

Fire chief ‘grateful’ for financial help during time of budget constraints.

Lodge ready to dive into lutefisk dinner

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

Public invited to buffet dinner at Sons of Norway.

Operation Christmas Child ready for another year

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

POULSBO — Imagine for a moment receiving the one and only gift you will ever receive in your lifetime. Now, imagine turning around and giving part of it back.

SR 305 expanded to ease exits and entrances

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

POULSBO — The construction project that has been underway since August at the State Route 305 and George Lane/Agate Pass Business Park intersection is expected to make entering and exiting the highway safer in a few weeks. At least, that’s what Indianola resident Earl Miller wants to make sure happens.

Historical society pops the cork on fund-raising

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

POULSBO — History buffs and wine aficionados have one thing in common. They both like vintage stuff.

Post hears stories from frontline in Iraq

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:27PM

POULSBO — The American Legion prides itself on being the largest veteran’s service organization in the world.

Tribe drums for Gordon students

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:26PM

KINGSTON — Looks of astonishment broke out over the sea of students in Gordon Elementary School’s multi-purpose room as the S’Klallam Tribal Dancers moved to the beat of their leader’s drum.

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