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Hansville resident to succeed Endresen

  • Jul 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:05PM

PORT ORCHARD — Hansville consultant Stephen Bauer was selected as the next North Kitsap County Commissioner on Monday to fill the unexpired term of Chris Endresen, who is now state director for U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell.

North End sails in good attendance at ferry panel

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:05PM

ALKI POINT — Since the Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet ceased in the early 1900s and following a brief stint with Aqua Express, North Kitsap commuters have been feeling the harsh passenger-only ferry drought. After a Cascadia Discover Institute panel Monday evening at Alki Point, however, foot ferry hopefuls in Kingston and Poulsbo are feeling relief plans may be buoyed sooner rather than later.

Teachers’ supplies transported into KHS

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:05PM

KINGSTON — The tip of the iceberg pertaining to the much-anticipated opening of Kingston High School in September is now clearly visible. Pousbo-based Hill Worldwide Moving Services started on the job Thursday and is currently in the process of transporting various items belonging to KHS faculty into the brand new facility.

Kingston explodes with patriotic pride

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:04PM

KINGSTON — Bombs were bursting in the air over Kingston and red, white and blue were a must on any form of clothing for residents and visitors celebrating the 231st Independence Day downtown. From the longest running parade in the state, some say west of the Mississippi, to Tiny Town to the special Kingston Farmers Market and music festival, the North End was hopping during the patriotic holiday.

Keyport’s 4th still a community favorite

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:04PM

KEYPORT — The sun shone brightly on District No. 18’s Fire Station 3 in Keyport Wednesday morning, where not fire trucks but red, white and blue-covered tables awaited hungry patrons getting an early start on their Independence Day celebration. Ready with pancakes, eggs and hearty conversation, the Keyport Community Club welcomed both neighbors and visitors to its 31st annual Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast and Parade.

Nearing the finish line for Poulsbo PD’s next chief

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:04PM

POULSBO — Jeff Doran’s shoes will soon be filled —permanently. The city will host a police chief candidate open house from 2-4 p.m. July 11 at Poulsbo City Hall, after announcing five finalists for the position Tuesday. Interviews will follow on July 12, and Poulsbo Mayor Kathryn Quade said she intends to make a decision by July 13. “This will be the first face people see of the community, good or bad,” she said. “I’m looking for someone who is both skilled and a qualified leader.”

Painting a picture of the future

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:04PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo City Councilwoman Connie Lord loves to paint. And though the former art teacher and Northwest College of Art graduate no longer runs her own gallery, she still likes to pick up a brush now and then. But Lord’s hands will soon be busy with campaign pamphlets, not paint, as her second four-year term on city council comes to an end and elections approach this fall.

Girl Scouts quartet ready for trip south of the border

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:04PM

KINGSTON — Four Kingston High School students to be will get a first class lesson in Español in a few days. Girl Scouts Troop 803, consisting of Erika Rabura, Rachel Burk, Chelsea Wilson and Kendra Gottschalk will leave the comforts of their Kingston homes for an adventure in Mexico from July 9-20. The Scouts will spend their first three days in Mexico City before traveling 47 miles south to Cuernavaca, where they will stay for the remainder of their trip.

North End welcomes Bauer as new leader

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:04PM

HANSVILLE — As Hansville resident and local consultant Steve Bauer prepares to be sworn in to the North Kitsap Commissioner’s seat Monday, he’s already reviewing potential projects and communities, groups and people he wants to work with during his tenure as the North End’s representative.

Young and old take a bite out of Third of July celebration

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:04PM

POULSBO — There was only one delay before Poulsbo’s annual Third of July watermelon eating and seed-spitting contest: someone forgot to bring the watermelons. Needless to say, it was quickly addressed.

Snider Park hosts Babe Ruth All-Star state tournament for 13 year olds

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:04PM

POULSBO — The national pastime literally will be on display in the North End next week as the diamonds at Snider Park play host to the Babe Ruth All-Star state baseball tournament for 13 year olds from July 12-15 in Poulsbo.

Community cleans up for recovering teen

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:04PM

KINGSTON — The North End community is hoping to cleanup in an effort to help Kingston teenager Aaron Jacot get further down his long road to recovery. To get the recent North Kitsap High School graduate moving in the right direction supporters of Jacot will host a massive car from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 21 at Kingston Albertsons.

Ah, the sweet taste of success

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:03PM

POULSBO — Residents who have wondered where cooking lessons, music, organically-grown foods and the company of good friends collide, need look no further. Now in its fourth year of business, the Poulsbo Farmers Market is boasting over 50 vendors and more events on its calendar than ever before.

New port manager sees big future for marina

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:03PM

KINGSTON — New Port of Kingston manager Mike Bookey has some smaller plans in mind for the Kingston marina, but they could lead to larger conquests later in his career in running the waterfront. After having been at the port office about a month, he is confident his ideas will help improve the downtown area.

Council meeting another step down road to City Hall

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:03PM

POULSBO — It’s back to budget basics as Poulsbo City Council members prepare to meet tonight to discuss three city hall development proposals presented during a special public open house June 25. With proposal numbers running from $12.2 million to $16 million, council members face the challenge of working an option into their allotted $10.1 million budget.

Relay to walk in cancer research assistance

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:03PM

KINGSTON — This Saturday Hall’s Angels, Can Do’s, Stairway to Steven and many other teams will lace up their sneakers, find that extra bottle of sunscreen and pitch their tents in preparation for a full 24 hours of walking the Kingston Junior High track as the North Kitsap Relay for Life again takes aim at raising cancer funding and awareness.

Man’s best friend ready to show furry pride

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:03PM

PORT GAMBLE — The canine athletes preparing for the fourth annual Muddy Paws Agility Club of Kitsap dog agility competition are ready to strut their four-legged stuff, and it will definitely put tricks like “sit,” “stay” and “play dead” to shame. These dogs, accompanied by their owners, will be flying through obstacles of all kinds to prove they are the fastest and most agile the North End has ever seen.

Buccaneers take Kingston by storm

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:03PM

KINGSTON — Perhaps the highlight of the longest running parade in Washington came when the Kingston High School Buccaneers emerged in front of the entire crowd of onlookers during the Fourth of July celebration. It was a proud moment for the soon-to-be school and the community at large.

Group sees proverbial glass as half full

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:03PM

POULSBO — A new chapter of Optimist International has started right here in Poulsbo, and it’s gearing up to make a difference. They call themselves the North Kitsap Optimist Club, and chartered May 30 with 29 members already on the roster. With a call to serving local youth in any way they can, members of the club are now planning future events designed to encourage optimism in children as a healthy state of mind.

Bond Road closed Friday night through Tuesday morning.

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:03PM

POULSBO — Bond Road near the Kitsap Medical Center will be closed beginning at 8:30 p.m. July 13 and will last until 7:30 p.m. July 17. Crews will be installing culverts beneath the road to improve fish migration.

Long wait times continue along Miller Bay Road

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:03PM

KINGSTON — Kitsap County officials continue to urge North End residents to use alternate routes whenever possible to avoid construction work along Miller Bay Road. Three separate improvement projects are slowing traffic in the area, including traffic lights being installed at Miller Bay and West Kingston roads, Miller Bay and Indianola roads and Miller Bay and Gunderson roads.

911 Briefs

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:03PM

Grass fire sparked near tribal complex LITTLE BOSTON — A grass fire spread quickly after being ignited at about 3:10 p.m. July 9 at a baseball field near the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe’s House of Knowledge complex, said North Kitsap Fire & Rescue officials. . .

Malinda Willey hits first in state drumming competition

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:02PM

POULSBO — “Memories of the Seashore” has translated into memories that will last a lifetime for recent North Kitsap High School graduate and marimba drummer Malinda Willey. Her perfect rendition of the Keiko Abe piece earned her first place at the Washington Music Educators Association State Solo and Ensemble Contest April 28, as she bested 22 others at Central Washington University in Ellensburg.

City improves how it’s taking out the trash

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:02PM

POULSBO — The newest member of Poulsbo’s Public Works garbage fleet has officially joined ranks. The Peterbilt, a 1997 model purchased from the city of Shelton sporting a Heil mechanical lifting device on its right side, is now taking on more than 400 residential trash cans each Tuesday, and is simultaneously saving public works employees some serious aches and pains.

Building from the ground up

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:02PM

POULSBO — Wally Harrison may operate under the stealthy guise of a peacefully retired grandpa, but don’t be fooled. The 79-year-old former home and boat builder’s shop remains abuzz as he takes on his newest role: kid entertainer extraordinaire.

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