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Indianola Days celebrates community spirit, friends, summer

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

INDIANOLA — Gathered along Indianola Road, street vendors and community groups mingled with friends and neighbors, laughing and talking as they meandered through the street fair. A little farther downtown, the Indianola Dock was dotted with people admiring the sand sculptures taking shape on the beach below as artists and families worked quickly to finish their creations before the clock ran out and judging began.

911 Briefs

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

Poulsbo man fatally injured while washing his car POULSBO — A 70-year-old Poulsbo resident was found deceased at his residence by a neighbor at about 8:20 p.m. July 29, said Poulsbo Fire Department officials. The neighbor said she had noticed him washing his car earlier in the day. . .

Suquamish Learning Center readying for grand opening

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

SUQUAMISH — Even though the official grand opening won’t take place until Sept. 7, a large contingent of local North End area children have been enjoying the friendly confines of the newly constructed Marion Forsman-Boushie Early Learning Center since it opened its doors May 15. Construction began in July of 2006.

Festival paints fun weekend for North End

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

PORT GAMBLE — Residents and visitors were dazzled by brilliant colors and all forms of artistry during the 48th annual Kitsap Arts & Crafts Festival in Port Gamble that infused the historical mill town with color and creativity this past weekend.

Poulsbo Lions expands with evening pride

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — Known for raising vision health awareness, the Poulsbo Lions Club is now setting its sights on starting a new branch of its community service organization. Following the call to be Knights of the Blind, the Evening Pride Lions — an offshoot of the Poulsbo Noon Lions club — will hold its first meeting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9.

Avast ye scurvy little bookworms!

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — He’s no Capt. Jack Sparrow, but Won Israel doesn’t shy from a good swashbuckling sword fight and is no stranger to digging up buried treasure — especially when books are the “X” marking the spot.

Fund raising begins for Centennial city park

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — While nature lovers who take advantage of Poulsbo Parks and Recreation’s latest fund raiser won’t have to leave their homes to enjoy views of the great outdoors, its end result will give them good reason to.

Gasoline leak contained as DOE plans cleanup

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — The extent of an evasive gasoline leak plaguing the east and west sides of Viking Way near Poulsbo Junction Grocery has now been determined by the Washington State Department of Ecology, and it looks as though it will be a month or more before cleanup work can actually begin.

Tunes on Tuesday ready to strike up the band

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

KINGSTON — Having discovered Kingston can be a wonderful backdrop for festivals and celebrations, Kitsap County Parks, Facilities and Recreation officials have again scheduled the popular Tunes on Tuesday concert series, set to start rocking this Tuesday evening.

S’Klallam Tribe continues to make economic progress

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

LITTLE BOSTON — As the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe strives to revitalize its heritage, it has become clear from the tribe’s 2007 annual report the effort is continuing in a positive and determined direction.

Private dock is denied by Hearing Examiner

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

PORT GAMBLE — After traveling precariously through the whitecaps of a public storm, a private dock proposed by a couple in Port Gamble was sunk by Kitsap County Hearing Examiner Stephen K. Causseaux Jr. July 31, after testimony and evidence from a June 13 hearing were reviewed.

Taprock Northwest Grill making steady progress

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

POULSBO — It’s been more than a year and a half since its predecessor, Mitzel’s American Kitchen, was destroyed in a May 30, 2006 fire, and soon the new Taprock Northwest Grill will debut in Poulsbo with all the flair and flavor the region has to offer. The building is now 80 percent complete, and construction will most likely be finished by mid-September. Elmer’s Restaurant, Inc. (ERI) CEO Dennis Waldron said the aim is to open the eatery in mid- to late-October.

Virginia Point Summerfest reaches 100th celebration

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

POULSBO — During a time when communication via text messaging is the norm and family dinners are a rare phenomenon, one group has kept alive a homegrown tradition bringing friends and relatives together year after year.

Babcock Farm to grow as part of Port Gamble

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

PORT GAMBLE — Though they may not be using pitchforks and wearing overalls, planners at Olympic Property Group are still working hard on the farm. After acquiring the historical Babcock Farm, located near Port Gamble, OPG employees are doing their best to get it up and running again.

Peace Walkers march on Poulsbo’s Waterfront

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

POULSBO — Downtown Poulsbo may have seen its usual crowd of shoppers last weekend, but there were a few extra on the streets for more than just unique wares. Monks from the Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist Temple on Bainbridge Island, along with members of several other faiths, led the third annual Interfaith Peace Walk through the streets of Poulsbo, praying and chanting the Buddhist mantra “Namu-myoho-renge-kyo,” which means, “All beings or lives are sacred.”

Miss Kingston glides toward KMS

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

KINGSTON — This coming Saturday evening the stage will be set, the judges ready and the tiaras polished as four local students sing, dance, walk the stage and display their intelligence to win the Miss Kingston crown and a $1,000 scholarship to further their education.

Poulsbo Arts Festival ready to paint the town

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

POULSBO — As the Poulsbo Arts Festival prepares to chalk up another year in existence, Little Norway readies to once again transform with the stroke of a brush into a lively venue for the arts.

SR 305 driving to its fall completion

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

POULSBO — If area motorists can grit their teeth and bear construction for just a few more months, the work now slowing down the flow of traffic will finally pay off, changing State Route 305 from what once was a two-lane, traffic laden drive into a regular smooth-moving thoroughfare as soon as this October.

Stockpiled gems coming out at Rummage Sale

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

HANSVILLE — This coming weekend, the Greater Hansville community is providing every garage sale shopper’s greatest dream — an entire community center and park full of reasonably priced used items just waiting to be snatched up.

Garden Tour flowers for Trillium

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:57PM

INDIANOLA — Filled with flowers and various colors, the photographs shown at the Indianola Clubhouse Saturday morning during Master Gardener and former Heronswood Nursery owner Dan Hinkley’s horticulture presentation were just the tip of the hydrangea. Attendees of the second annual Trillium School Garden Tours were also treated to eight private North End gardens following the lecture, with all the secrets they hold.

DKA welcomes walkers, festivals

  • Aug 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:56PM

KINGSTON — As the Downtown Kingston Association struggles to carve a niche for itself within the North End community, its members continue to brainstorm ideas to entice visitors to explore the town and improve economic development. One of those ideas involves drawing residents together during community festivals to celebrate living in Kingston.

Poulsbo recycling takes a ‘bin’ for the better

  • Aug 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:56PM

POULSBO — The city’s recycling system is about to be revamped, making the steps to protecting the environment even simpler to take. With the implementation of a new single stream recycling program, Bainbridge Disposal is taking Poulsbo down the easier-than-ever path of keeping the environment healthy and landfills on the decline.

Athletic club asks city for fiscal spot

  • Aug 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:56PM

POULSBO — Despite the many hot-button issues the city currently faces, more than half of Wednesday night’s 20 city council meeting attendees showed up for one and only one purpose: Armstrong Fitness University.

Committee discusses additions to Poulsbo’s municipal code

  • Aug 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:56PM

POULSBO — There may not yet be a new police chief in town, but the list of laws enforced by the Poulsbo Police Department is about to get a little bit longer. In a Public Safety Committee meeting Wednesday, more than 50 new additions to the Poulsbo Municipal Code (PMC) were discussed, among them parking regulations, graffiti issues and cat licensing.

Summer school comes to a close

  • Aug 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:56PM

POULSBO — School is “finally” out for summer for a large group of students in Poulsbo. Nearly 300 students — 182 from grades seven though 12 and 107 from kindergarten through sixth — finished a month-long summer session Thursday afternoon at Poulsbo Elementary School and Poulsbo Middle School.

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