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911 Briefs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:26PM

Poulsbo woman hurt in Shelton car collision SHELTON — A Poulsbo woman was injured in a two-car collision Tuesday morning.

Sutton is still fighting for cancer patients

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:26PM

KINGSTON — During her six and one-half year battle with breast cancer, Kathleen Sutton had to deal with traveling back and forth between Kitsap and Seattle for cancer treatments at Swedish Medical Center. She and those who drove her witnessed first hand how such traveling could be a financial burden after paying for ferry tickets, parking and gas.

Fish Park looks to jump forward

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:26PM

POULSBO — Coming off the first full park development she’s overseen during her time in Poulsbo, Parks and Recreation Director Mary McCluskey isn’t taking much of a break. The first phase of Nelson Park is now complete and all eyes have turned to the 13-acre parcel just across Lindvig Way.

Henden, Endresen face off again

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:26PM

The green and white Henden signs and the black, red and white Endresen signs that speckle the shoulders of Kitsap’s highways should be a familiar sight to residents by now.

Council unplugs its KPUD H2O deal

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

POULSBO — Jeff Lincoln’s conclusion that a water deal with the Kitsap County Public Utilities District for water was not prudent at this point found council support Wednesday night. Instead, the consensus was to develop water rights in house while continuing to work with other jurisdictions.

Parrish calls one last play

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

POULSBO — When North Kitsap football coach Jerry Parrish woke up the morning of Oct. 2, he felt gratified at the efforts of his gridders the night before. For the first time since 1977, North had beaten its arch-rivals the South Kitsap Wolves 62-7. But Parrish realized something else that morning. It was time.

Vikes ‘get wild’ for homecoming

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

POULSBO — The leaves are falling, football is in full swing and North Kitsap High School is half way through its first semester. That can only mean one thing: It’s time to crown a king and queen.

Families honor loved ones

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

HANSVILLE — In memory of two women from two very different generations, a group of residents created something that allows the rest of the community to enjoy the Hansville Greenway Trails as much as they did.

Draft of a trails plan takes its first baby steps

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

KINGSTON — After two years of research on local trails and non-motorized pedestrian routes, the Kingston Parks, Trails and Open Space Committee has released a report showing how residents can access various neighborhoods by simply walking or riding a bike — without worrying about vehicular traffic. ‘“We’re in an urban area,” committee member Walt Elliott said. “An urban area implies you don’t need to take your car everywhere.”

Woods, Ducheane face off in November election

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

POULSBO — Jokes are sometimes made about races where it’s practically impossible to tell two candidates apart. Voters will not have that problem in the race for the 23rd District State Representative, Position 2 between Beverly Woods and Terry Ducheane. While the two agree on what the biggest issues are, their solutions appear black and white.

Differing views, politics stir Rep. race in 23rd Dist.

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

In a time in which the Washington state House of Representatives carries a small majority Of Democrats — 52 to the Republicans’ 46 — the winner of the District 23, Pos. 1 race will be crucial to deciding the balance of power in Olympia for the next two years.

Racing teenagers crash at Lemolo Shore Drive home

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

LEMOLO — Two teenage drivers racing along Lemolo Shore Drive Wednesday evening ended their joy ride sooner than expected. Both drivers, headed eastbound in their respective vehicles, wound up colliding around 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, one ending up in a front yard, the other knocking out a utility pole.LEMOLO — Two teenage drivers racing along Lemolo Shore Drive Wednesday evening ended their joy ride sooner than expected. Both drivers, headed eastbound in their respective vehicles, wound up colliding around 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, one ending up in a front yard, the other knocking out a utility pole.

Forum will slice into pie and politics

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

HANSVILLE — It’s the time of year to indulge into two things that always go hand-in-hand very well in Hansville — pie and politics. The Hansville Community Center Board and the League of Women Voters will be sponsoring a Candidate’s Night Forum at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Buck Lake Park. Homemade pie will be served prior the forum, which begins at 7 p.m., allowing residents a chance to socialize with the candidates.

Gates does his part to lock up malaria

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

KINGSTON — While North Kitsap Fire & Rescue medical officer Tim Gates has been treating North End residents for nearly two decades, he recently was able to use his skills in another part of the world that needed him just as much, if not more.

Scandia farm rolls out the pumpkin season

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

SCANDIA — It’s harvest time again. And for Ken and Mary Lou Jensen, owners of Scandia Valley Farm, that means stories in the pumpkin theatre, lots of flowers being fed to their goats and the sound of laughter coming from their corn maze.

Costs run high at Nelson

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

POULSBO — The first park development project in Poulsbo’s park system history is about to be completed. And while staff praised the outcome, there was a big financial chunk to bite off this week.

Kitsap awaits new Apple Tree Point

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

KINGSTON — Ten years after the initial application for a planned unit development called Apple Tree Point, the future of when exactly the 106 homes will be constructed is up in the air — but far from forgotten. While the approval process has been slowed by opposing residents and court cases, the vested project is still slugging its way through the county’s permitting system.

Hansville forum mixes plenty of pie and politics

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

HANSVILLE — Aside from pie, standing-room only was the other tall order at the Hansville Community Center on Monday evening during North Kitsap’s only state and county candidate election forum. But everyone got their fill on both, including issues from acquiring open space to ferry services.

Hostmark Apts. finding key to compromise

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:25PM

POULSBO — It’s been a month since conflicts erupted at the Hostmark Apartment complex. And members of one new group say they feel management has responded as promised. Though others feel nothing has been gained.

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,

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