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KJH Honor Society to continue at KMS

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:06PM

KINGSTON — With the newly reconfigured grade levels transforming Kingston Junior High into Kingston Middle School next fall, 2006-07 marked the final year for the illustrious Junior Honor Society. It won’t be the end of the road for the program though as an honor society will be established at KMS during the 2007-08 school year.

Trail plan comes through loud and clear

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:06PM

KINGSTON — Despite a faulty microphone and the noises and whispering of about 528 people, Olympic Property Group president Jon Rose’s speech resounded loud and clear Wednesday night — if everyone is interested and will support the effort, they can help preserve roughly 8,000 acres of open space in the North End.

NKSD green lights NKHS renovations

  • Jul 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:06PM

POULSBO — After receiving just one bid for the renovation and modernization of North Kitsap High School June 21, the North Kitsap School District Board’s options were somewhat limited. They became even more so when the sticker shock settled in.

Farmers Market growing economics in Kingston

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

KINGSTON — Since the late 1980s, Kingston has bloomed with vendors every Saturday during a spring, summer and fall tradition — the Kingston Farmers Market. In preparation for the special Fourth of July market, several residents shared their favorite memories and how they feel the market has changed economics in the North End.

Viking Fest still on city council’s radar

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

POULSBO — Viking Fest may be over for the year, but when it comes to Poulsbo’s annual Norwegian celebration, the phrase “out of sight, out of mind” doesn’t seem to apply. After years of quiet grumbling, business owners will have a chance to publicly voice their opinions on it and the downtown presence of other festivals in a Poulsbo Community Services Committee meeting slated for 4 p.m. July 11 at the Sons of Norway Viking Room.

Teachers’ supplies being moved into KHS

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

KINGSTON — The first domino regarding the move into the new Kingston High School has fallen. This Thursday, Hill Worldwide Moving Services, based out of Poulsbo, will be transporting various items belonging to KHS faculty into the brand new facility from July 5-13.

Marine Science Center on course

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

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Marine Science Center has struggled to gain enough financial momentum for a reopening since its closure in February 2005. With funding from the state now reaching just $150,000 over the next two years — half of its expected cost — its need for monetary support has never been greater.

Tour de Duck splashes to Indianola

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

INDIANOLA — Thousands of ducks flew the coop Saturday afternoon after being swept away in a strong current, causing Indianola residents to groan and take a two hour break from their revelry to herd them all together. It was quite a scene.

Kitsap Navigators help blind ‘see’

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

POULSBO — In 1989, a small group of Kitsap County residents took aim at a lofty goal: helping the blind see. They’ve been succeeding to varying degrees ever since and, although the volunteers of the Kitsap Navigators work tirelessly to assist those in need, the group is always on the lookout for new members to take up the torch — or leash as the case may be.

Mural paints new link between tribal members

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

LITTLE BOSTON — As always, master carver Joe Ives Sr. was more than happy to share his stories — though Friday morning they were special tales of a 10-foot wide by 8-foot high mural and its creation. The mural was dedicated to the elders of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe.

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.

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