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School Board stays on track for MSC funding

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:17PM

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School District has offered to lend a hand any way it can to the strapped-for-cash Poulsbo Marine Science Center — every way except financially. Talks between NKSD, the Marine Science Society of the Pacific Northwest and City of Poulsbo — the latter to which the center pays its rent — have ensued over the past week.

Aqua Express is given a green light

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission approved Aqua Express’ application July 9 and will allow the company to operate a passenger-only ferry service from Kingston to Seattle starting this fall.

Bond Rd. eyesore is now parked in legal system

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — While the number of cars, recreational vehicles and boats has been growing on the infamous corner of Stottlemeyer and Bond roads as of late, Kitsap County has been trying to decrease that tally via the legal system.

Drizzle can’t fizzle out the Third of July

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — Less than ideal weather but better than expected crowds marked Little Norway’s annual Independence Day celebration Saturday.

J.P. Patches leaves Kingston in stitches

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

KINGSTON — This year’s Independence Day celebration in the Little City by the Sea had something for everyone, including candy for the kids, music for all ages and a legendary clown who had everyone busting a gut.

Residents countywide in favor of Kingston foot ferry

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

KINGSTON — Of all the testimony that was given July 1 regarding establishing a foot ferry route from Kingston to Seattle, the overwhelming majority was in favor of allowing the service to start up this fall.

Poulsbohemian knit to be tied over record attempt

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — Knitting a scarf during the summertime isn’t exactly a typical activity. Then again, neither is knitting a 22-mile scarf.

Archbishop to sail onto shores of Suquamish

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

SUQUAMISH — It was more than 150 years ago that Chief Seattle and Chief Jacob Wahalchu were intrigued by the Christian faith and embraced the religion by integrating it into the Suquamish Tribe. Chief Seattle was even baptized “Noah Sealth” because he enjoyed the biblical story of Noah and Chief Wahalchu held services in his home near Old Man House for five years. Because of the two tribal leaders’ dedication to Roman Catholicism, St. Peter’s Church was created in 1854 and remains today the second oldest mission church in the Puget Sound.

Poulsbo Elementary soon ready for big unveiling

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — The infamous round windows are now all but a memory at Poulsbo Elementary School. The aging windows, which resembled a ship’s port holes, were a point of nostalgia for some at the school. But they finally met their demise during the school’s series of renovations, which have occurred over the past year.

Kids, parents dig up fun at youth garden

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — The sun shone, the flowers were in bloom and even Peter Rabbit popped his head out of his hole for the occasion. More than 100 parents and kids trekked to Raab Park last week for the opening day of the Youth Garden Monday activities. The gardening fun will continue from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 30.

District gets a ‘line’ of assistance

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School District needed some help providing lunches for many of its students enrolled in summer school this year. Luckily, someone took the bait in helping out — a little “fish” on Little Norway’s 3rd Avenue.

Supreme Court ruling leaves questions unanswered

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — A Supreme Court ruling on one of the Poulsbo Municipal Court’s most frequent cases has city officials wondering how to respond. Especially since the ruling remains in limbo at this time.

Unsightly view will pay off in the end

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

KINGSTON — The view of Apple Tree Cove these days isn’t quite as picturesque as it normally is this time of year, but the barges offshore are part of a project that will provide Kingston residents with a better water treatment system next year.

Volunteer creates waves of donations

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — Kristan Franzen still remembers the day Mr. Ruby the octopus reached a tentacle out of his tank and let her pet him. Just one of a number of magical encounters the Poulsbo youngster has had at the Marine Science Center in the more than six years she’s been a regular visitor.

Virginia V sailing back into town

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

KINGSTON — The last existing vessel of Puget Sound’s historic Mosquito Fleet will be steaming into the Little City By the Sea next weekend.

More talk, less squawk

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

SUQUAMISH — The theme to last weekend’s “Imagine Suquamish” meeting centered around how to make the community stronger for residents who live there now and those who will call it home in the future.

NKSD compares seat time vs. competency

  • Jul 3, 2004 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 7:16PM

POULSBO — Competency over seat-time. Comprehension over class-time. Proficiency over credit-hours earned. The idea that understanding material is more important than “putting in the time” in class when awarding high school credit is something that North Kitsap’s administrators and the school board readily agree upon.

Radio host turns volume up on ‘Old Man’

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:15PM

SUQUAMISH — Parties interested in the future ownership of Old Man House Park came together July 1 to hear what a Seattle radio show host had to say about the issue — but many gave him an earful as well.

Third of July lights fuse on Independence Day events

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:15PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo may never have been accused of being on the cutting edge but it is ahead of the curve when it comes to Independence Day. That’s because the Fourth of July is celebrated July 3 in Little Norway — a tradition that often affords folks two days of firecracker fun.

Little City by the Sea set to rock on the Fourth of July

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:15PM

KINGSTON — This year’s patriotic holiday in the Little City By The Sea will be filled with enough musical events to keep everyone dancing clear into the night.

S’Klallam now getting well at See Yeets Out

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:15PM

LITTLE BOSTON — For the past few years, the Port Gamble S’Klallam Wellness Center has been based out of two double-wide trailers off Little Boston Road. Many tribal offices have occupied these trailers in years past, but the Wellness Center staff was determined to be the final group to occupy the deteriorating facilities.

Poulsbo’s new park takes its first bow

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:15PM

POULSBO — Just a few years ago, Bill Austin had to hang an oversized sign off Lindvig Way so folks would know where Nelson Park was. Chances are, that’s not a problem anymore.

Stephenson caps career of tremendous changes in field

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:15PM

POULSBO — During nine years in Little Norway, John Stephenson’s name has been linked to projects like Viking Avenue, Front Street and Lindvig Way. But after more than 40 years as a civil engineer, he can also claim intimate knowledge of a few others.

Miss Poulsbo, Miss Kitsap head for higher crown

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:15PM

POULSBO — No offense to Little Norway, but Miss Poulsbo Canon Henness is hoping to soon be trading in her bunad. Not because she dislikes the title (in fact, she loves it) but because it would mean that she’d achieved one of her lifelong goals — becoming Miss Washington.

NK Pool enters rough financial waters

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:15PM

POULSBO — North Kitsap School District Aquatics Manager Greg Schmidt has faced an unenviable task this summer: find a way to run a $300,000-a-year pool on a $250,000 budget.

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