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Hurricanes call siblings to action

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

VINLAND — Geographically, Washington is about the furthest state away in the lower 48 one can be from the hurricane-ravaged state of Florida. But the effects of four devastating storms can be felt all the way to the Evergreen State.

Public Works shuts off KPUD water deal

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

POULSBO — Water rights is an issue that Poulsbo is going to need to keep up with as population numbers grow. But they’re not enough of an emergency to warrant buying water from the Kitsap Public Utilities District.

Boys & Girls Club getting active start

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

KINGSTON — After only one week of activities, there is already a strong response to the beginning of the first full year of the North Kitsap Boys & Girls Club. With a variety of programs available and the energy of new director Rose Norberg, it shouldn’t be surprising.

Eagles take flight for tuition

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

POULSBO — Christ the King Academy teacher Jody Clark equates her school’s marathon fund-raiser this Saturday to that of Christian missionaries all over the world. This one just happens to be a little closer to home.

Wall receives mixed reviews

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

KINGSTON — You either love it or you hate it. The plywood wall separating Spectrum Community School from the road to the planned Kingston High School has spurred various reactions from students and staff at the North Kitsap School District alternative school. “People here view it as a good thing,” said Spectrum Office Manager Sandy Brese. “Or they hate it totally.”

Poulsbo campus growing into a new year

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

OLHAVA — The ribbons have all been cut, the building dedicated and Olympic College Poulsbo has already endured a semester of students. But there is still plenty to get used to as the school embarks on its first full year of existence. OC Poulsbo nearly doubled its enrollment from the previous semester as classes got underway Sept. 20, growing from about 188 full-time students to around 350. Total enrollment is also up at about 700 students,OLHAVA — The ribbons have all been cut, the building dedicated and Olympic College Poulsbo has already endured a semester of students. But there is still plenty to get used to as the school embarks on its first full year of existence. OC Poulsbo nearly doubled its enrollment from the previous semester as classes got underway Sept. 20, growing from about 188 full-time students to around 350. Total enrollment is also up at about 700 students,

Countdown to the ‘fisk has begun

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

POULSBO — First Lutheran’s lutefisk dinner crew prides itself on serving handmade Norwegian delicacies to 1,100-1,500 people each year. And when they say handmade, they mean handmade.

Island pumpkins take top two

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

POULSBO — Bainbridge Island has long been known for its strawberries. Perhaps now, it will also be known for its pumpkins. In a giant pumpkin competition sans the Popp family this year, a 223.5-pound gourd grown by the gang at the Bloedel Reserve took top honors at Valley Nursery’s Fall Festival Sept. 26. Andy Navage of Poulsbo, who brought in the blue ribbon winner, said he had high hopes for the orange beauty but felt a little shaky showing up Sunday.

Taking a swim with the salmon in Miller Bay

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

MILLER BAY — For the next month and a half, residents will have a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with some of Kitsap’s aquatic wildlife as it makes its way home.

City boy connects with country fish

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

BIG VALLEY — Mike Dale doesn’t call himself a farmer, but when he and his family found a 15.5-acre pasture on Big Valley Road in 2001, they were hooked on the idea of living on such a unique piece of land.

Three minors arrested after Scandia barn fire

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

SCANDIA — An historic local barn that has been destroyed by a blaze that fire officials believe was caused by juveniles. Crews from the Poulsbo Fire Department and Puget Sound Federal Fire Department were called to the scene around 1:30 p.m. Sept. 27 on Scandia Road and Viking Avenue.

Good weather puts wind in show’s sails

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

POULSBO — An unexpected bout of spring-like weather packed the Port of Poulsbo marina last weekend. And garnered record crowds for the eighth annual Classic Yacht Association Pacific Fleet September Rendezvous.

Car pursuit ends in arrest

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

POULSBO — Two people were arrested after a police vehicle pursuit reached speeds of 110 miles per hour early Thursday morning on State Route 3, according to a Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office report.

Surprise a friend, help a good cause

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Rotary needs a good home for 15,600 roses. And it has a good cause to sweeten the deal. The civic club’s annual rose sale kicked off this week. Freshmen Rotarians, who spearhead the sale, have set a goal of 1,300 dozen roses sold, 100 more than last year’s total of 1,200 dozen. The deadline to order a dozen roses for $20 is Oct. 21 and the bouquets will be delivered Oct. 28-30.

Last SR 3 meeting revs up its engines

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:24PM

POULSBO — A new vision to keep traffic flowing on State Route 3 may soon be in place. But not before the public has one more chance to weigh in on the plan. The last public meeting in the SR 3 Route Development Plan process will take place from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 29 at Breidablik Hall in Poulsbo.

Wolfle plants reading seed

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:23PM

KINGSTON — What do reading, practicing magic and holding a contest all have in common? No, it’s not a Harry Potter book. Rather, it’s Wolfle Elementary School’s annual Garden Show and monthly Family Reading Night, all rolled into one evening at 5 p.m. Sept. 23. KINGSTON — What do reading, practicing magic and holding a contest all have in common? No, it’s not a Harry Potter book. Rather, it’s Wolfle Elementary School’s annual Garden Show and monthly Family Reading Night, all rolled into one evening at 5 p.m. Sept. 23. KINGSTON — What do reading, practicing magic and holding a contest all have in common? No, it’s not a Harry Potter book. Rather, it’s Wolfle Elementary School’s annual Garden Show and monthly Family Reading Night, all rolled into one evening at 5 p.m. Sept. 23. KINGSTON — What do reading, practicing magic and holding a contest all have in common? No, it’s not a Harry Potter book. Rather, it’s Wolfle Elementary School’s annual Garden Show and monthly Family Reading Night, all rolled into one evening at 5 p.m. Sept. 23.

New port budget holds water with commissioners

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:23PM

POULSBO — Port of Poulsbo Commissioners had little to say and even less objection to their proposed 2005 budget. Perhaps because the document proposes a leaner operating port and smaller increases for their customers.

Classics prepared to take a bow in Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:23PM

POULSBO — The glory days of teak and brass beauties cruising the waters of the Puget Sound and beyond will be alive again this weekend. And the public is invited to step inside for a taste. The eighth Annual Classic Yacht Association September Rendezvous will be taking place Sept. 25-26 at the Port of Poulsbo marina.

Giant pumpkins tip the scales at Valley Sunday

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:23PM

POULSBO — Valley Nursery’s homegrown harvest celebration turns 18 this year. And to celebrate, it’s going back to its roots. After trying some new competitions in years past, organizers have decided to return to what made the family-friendly event a success in the first place — produce of phenomenal sizes.

Grants offered to fauna friendly

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:23PM

POULSBO — Most homeowners know how be a good neighbor to the folks next door. But the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is also looking for landowners willing to practice similar concern for the wildlife that surrounds their property.

Save a tree, move a house

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:23PM

KINGSTON — Drivers headed east on State Route 104 Friday morning got a bit of a surprise as they approached the hill before downtown Kingston. A large, wooden, post-and-beam home was slowly making its way west on SR 104, headed for its new destination — the Stillwaters Environmental Education Center.

Saari leads safari to district’s small schools

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:23PM

KINGSTON — Kingston High School planning principal Bruce Saari will be the first to admit that “small” does not necessarily equal success. Saari, who has founded three small learning communities in the Seattle and Marysville areas, has made the small schools philosophy — a new approach to public school teaching — his passion as an educator.

Caldart work halted for weather

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:23PM

POULSBO — Forecasts for weekend showers have put a halt to plans that would have added the final touch to the Caldart Avenue reconstruction project.

Farmers’ market seeks best of best off the vine

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:23PM

Michael’s Cafe owner Michael Trevors and Mor MOR Bistro owner John Nesby. “We thought we’d get some culinary tastes in there,” commented Market Manager Jackie Aitchison of the judges.

Henden electrifies Cleverley in primary

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:23PM

KINGSTON — Hometown electrician and Republican County Commissioner candidate Scott Henden will advance to the Nov. 2 general election after taking 3,936 votes, or 69 percent, in the Sept. 14 primary.

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