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Pearson project will be delayed a year

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:33PM

POULSBO — The oldest school in the North Kitsap School District will have to wait one more year for its long-awaited renovations.

Fireworks stands open for the season

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:33PM

SUQUAMISH — Not only does Memorial Day weekend get people geared up for the summer in the Northwest, but so do certain businesses lining Highway 305 that are made from plywood and sell hundreds of cases of colorful explosives.

A weekend faire with medieval flair

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:33PM

PORT GAMBLE — The handsome knights and lovely ladies of the Middle Ages will be welcoming outsiders to step back in time with them next weekend. With rapier combat, archery contests and lavish courts sprawled all over Port Gamble’s majestic fields, people of today will be able to take part in ancient traditions — slightly modified by modern technology.

Summer of traffic goes swimmingly for salmon

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:33PM

POULSBO — An aerial photo of Lindvig Way taken in the late 1960s shows the broad, clear channel of Dogfish Creek flowing under a bridge and meeting in a healthy estuary with the headwaters of Liberty Bay.

Fourth time’s the charm as Jensen tames the ‘fisk

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:33PM

POULSBO — Unlike Sampson, perhaps hair is the antithesis of Eric Perkins’ source of power. In 2001 facial hair was the lutefisk wolfer’s downfall, but the crowd-pleaser returned the next year clean shaven and took home the championship.

Longtime NKF&R medic hangs up rubber gloves

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:33PM

KINGSTON — A member of the North Kitsap Fire & Rescue medic and firefighting team has stepped down from nearly 13 years of service with the department for medical reasons, but may continue helping others around the world.

A head start for a spectacular Fourth

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

KINGSTON — Fireworks are expected to fly this summer for the Kingston Fourth of July celebration, or at least organizers hope they do if things go as planned.

Legion assistance also seeks assistance

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

POULSBO — Lee Rosenbaum’s smile told it all. The World War II and Korean conflict veteran and his wife Birty recently visited the Poulsbo American Legion Post 245 Veteran’s Service Office.

Mother Nature rains on parade, not spirit

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

POULSBO — As if on cue, the heavens opened up just as the first Harley Davidson rolled down Front Street to kick off the 35th Viking Fest parade.

Traffic concerns continue on eve of celebration

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

POULSBO — With the first day of Lindvig construction nearing a close, downtown merchants gathered at city hall chambers Wednesday to voice their continued fears for Viking Fest.

I yam what I yam, says Kingston resident

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

KINGSTON — Alan Chessman never thought he would be able to get the recipe of one of his favorite dishes in Seattle until it involved going on television.

Viking Fest’s final two days offer plenty of exciting times

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

POULSBO — Before the first funnel cake is sugared. Before the first Viking mugs for the cameras. Before the first pancake is flipped, there’s a lot of work that goes into making Viking Fest happen.

Blooming out for the summer

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

KINGSTON — Mother Nature’s sweet smell and the sights of spring has arrived, with the assistance of some local helping hands.

Kingston UGA gets surprise go ahead

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

KINGSTON — Kitsap County has decided to let the little city by the sea move forward with a decision that has been 13 years in the waiting.

Davis and Fairchild ‘Teachers of the Year’

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

POULSBO — One teacher brings the past alive in her classroom. The other helps guide his students into a foreign culture.

The Fest is the best in Poulsbo this weekend

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

POULSBO — The 35th Annual Viking Fest kicks off in two days, promising the same excitement the three-day celebration has come to be known for.

Food banks hope the donation is in the mail

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

Local postal carriers will be picking up more than just the mail Saturday as members of the National Association of Letter Carriers takes up their bags during the group’s 11th annual food drive May 10.

Nelson Park design will retain rural feel

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

POULSBO — With about a month to go before development of Nelson Park is set to occur, Poulsbo Parks and Recreation now has a working drawing of how the finished product will likely look.

Veterans of longest day finally get day in the sun

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:32PM

POULSBO — Congressman Jay Inslee commented Saturday that he felt it was most appropriate to honor the sons of liberty on the shores of Liberty Bay.

Hansville gazes into the planning crystal ball

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

HANSVILLE — When an April Fool’s sign on the corner of Point No Point Road promised a future of high rise condos and wetland-friendly water parks in Kitsap County’s northernmost town, it was an ironic wake up call for the leaders of Hansville, Eglon and surrounding communities.

Nelson farmhouse on pace to meet deadline

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — It’s been a long, hard winter for the Bight of Poulsbo restoring the Nelson farmhouse, but founder Bill Austin now says he can see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Car bash a smashing good time

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — By the time half of Wednesday’s school day had passed, the Hyundai Excel parked behind the North Kitsap High School Gym was a mess.

Residents take public swings at Wal-Mart

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — Hundreds of North Kitsap residents, hoping to play the role of Jack, are frantically chopping away at the credibility beanstalk. Their hope? To kill the corporate giant Wal-Mart before it sets foot in Poulsbo.

Broadband backbone is connected to the...

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — Education. Government. Homeland security. Commerce. All these things will be the beneficiaries of a new fiber optic backbone in Kitsap County was the message of a recent meeting of the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council.

The King of Kingston names ‘air’ to throne

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

KINGSTON — Lindvog Avenue was packed last weekend with big-eyed amateurs, confident professionals and even curious outsiders as the best of the best, locally and nationally, shredded cement at the community skatepark.

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