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Heritage Day heralds visitors to downtown Kingston

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

KINGSTON — Kingston residents wanted, dead or alive — though preferably alive — for a rip-snorting good time Sept. 29 in downtown Kingston. Period costumes are a must for the second annual Kingston Heritage Day, and the Kingston Revitalization Association gang is back with a vengeance to stir up fun in the neighborhood.

Garrett Steele earns top Eagle Scout badge

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

POULSBO — Speechless. That’s what Garrett Steele was when asked about finally receiving his place in the Eagle Scout court of honor after finishing a nearly four-year project to earn the ranking. But his words didn’t disappear for long.

Youth gardening digs to decade mark

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

POULSBO — The Washington State University Kitsap County Extension Master Gardeners are calling all green thumbs to the Raab Park Youth Garden Open House, which will be celebrating 10 years of youth gardening from 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Families, friends and especially kids are invited to join in the fun, including harvesting and sampling of the garden’s produce, demonstrations from the Compost Team, refreshments and the sharing of fond memories.

North End expansion becomes more evident

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

As the summer wraps up and the rainy weather the Pacific Northwest is known for continues, construction projects and outdoor crews begin swapping their T-shirts for overcoats and move as much as they can to indoor projects.

Classic yacht armada sails to shores of Little Norway

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

POULSBO — It was an homage to boating history last weekend at the Poulsbo Marina, where wooden relics of pleasure cruises past docked and displayed their craftsmanship to fellow seafarers and interested passersby.

911 Brief

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

Two car accidents lead to injuries Poulsbo firefighters had their hands full over the past few days as two injury accidents left area motorists stuck in traffic. . .

A packed house greets school board hopefuls

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

POULSBO — There wasn’t an empty seat in the house as school board candidates Dan Delaney, Reneé Arcement, Ed Strickland and Val Torrens answered questions from an intently listening audience Monday night in the North Kitsap School District office board room in Poulsbo.

Black bear rescued from tree

  • Sep 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

KINGSTON — A 200-pound black bear was rescued in Kingston Monday afternoon as state and local officials spent hours trying to safely remove it from a tree in a residential neighborhood.

Kingston says good-bye to Cy Wyse

  • Sep 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

KINGSTON — When North Kitsap School District Supt. Gene Medina walks into his office, one of the prominently displayed photos always catches his eye. It is from a party held a little over a year ago, celebrating the work and passion one man had for his community and the children living in it.

Poulsbo may site city hall at Moe and 3rd

  • Sep 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

POULSBO — The city of Poulsbo could soon be headquartered at the intersection of Moe Street and 3rd Avenue, and the Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority has secured a purchase option should the city take the offer. Poulsbo Mayor Kathryn Quade made the announcement Wednesday night, and said if feasibility studies are positive and the deal is approved, the new digs could be up and running within two years.

WSF to host public meeting in Kingston

  • Sep 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

KINGSTON — Commuters concerned Washington State Ferries might change without their say will have a chance to voice opinions on the matter this Tuesday. Meetings are regularly held around the Puget Sound to garner input, and this time will be held in Kingston, giving locals an opportunity to be heard.

Kingston Village development at the starting line

  • Sep 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

KINGSTON — As the completion date for the new Windermere office fast approaches, the company is now turning its collective attention to a new, much larger project in the same area. A condominium and commercial use space has been permitted and approved for a more than 3-acre lot just north of the new structure.

Port on passenger-only ferry fact-finding mission

  • Sep 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

KINGSTON — With a $3.5 million Ferry Boat Discretionary Program grant coming down the federal pipeline, it seems as though dreams for a Kingston passenger-only ferry have again risen from the deep. And the Port of Kingston — which remains tightlipped because the official papers for the grant have not yet come through — is slowly treading its way through a fact-finding mission to gather as much information as possible to effectively get service running again.

Poulsbo health clinic set to close

  • Sep 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

BREMERTON — Unlike the Kitsap County Health District’s El Centro de Familia, which was rescued from the cutting room floor, the Poulsbo Health District clinic is set to close on Oct. 15. “We cannot keep the clinic open for another month because we’ll run into cash flow problems,” KCHD director Scott Lindquist told the health district’s board recently.

WSDOT uses history as tool for future

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:46PM

HOOD CANAL — When Charlie Evans started work with the Washington State Department of Transportation as a bridge engineer in 1970, he had only a slide rule, books, his comrades and his wits to help make the Hood Canal Bridge float. Now, though the slide rules and books have been shelved, and Evans has retired, the WSDOT crews working on the current Hood Canal Bridge project continue to rely on his wits and knowledge while utilizing modern day technology.

Pole dedication makes history

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:45PM

KINGSTON — The sun was shining brightly on Wolfle Elementary School and the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe during a celebration for the ages as seven months of hard work were honored by both groups, friends, family and neighbors. The culmination was the raising of a story pole and the recognition of community bonds Wednesday.

NK Pee Wee Association seeks help from community

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:45PM

POULSBO — The North Kitsap Pee Wee Association is seeking volunteers throughout the North Kitsap community to lend a helping hand. North Kitsap Pee Wees fundraising chair Julee Marcelino said the organization is seeking support from the community to keep the programs it offers running at a high level.

Progress continues on North End developments

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:45PM

KINGSTON — Though some residents in Kingston, and its outlying areas, are hoping the area will forever stay rural, developments have been springing up all over the North End recently. Some developers have held public meetings during the past few years, allowing residents to comment on the proposed construction.

Community seeing younger faces in lunch hour

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:45PM

KINGSTON — The connections being forged between Kingston High School and the Kingston community have become more tangible since the school opened nearly a month ago. Many local businesses are starting to see and feel the difference an extra 870 students — some of whom leave campus during lunch period to run errands or grab a bite to eat — can make.

Courtright to stack final shelf at Poulsbo Library

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:45PM

POULSBO — One can probably find the answer to almost anything in a book. Books are, after all, the records of and gateways to the greatest depths of mankind’s knowledge. But how does one find that book, the one they desperately need to quell their search and satiate their mind?

County Commissioners to host meeting in Poulsbo

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:45PM

POULSBO — The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners is ready to chat, and is inviting the public to join the exchange. The commissioners will meet with residents at 7 p.m. Oct. 2 for an informational session at the North Kitsap High School. It is the second of three “community conversations” designed to allow board members the chance to give an overview of the county’s budget and its current financial challenges.

Veteran firefighter retires after 32 years

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:45PM

POULSBO — One of Poulsbo Fire Department’s long-term active volunteer firefighters is about to sound the alarm for the final time, after 32 years of dedicated service and risking his life for the North Kitsap community. The public is invited to attend a retirement party for Don Stevens at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at the PFD headquarters.

Kingston substation to provide heat for the winter

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:45PM

KINGSTON — Residents in the North End should have no problem feeling toasty by the heater this winter as the Kingston substation moves ever closer toward providing a boost to the area’s electricity needs. Outlets in Hansville will especially be experiencing the rush, and locals there will no longer have to worry about using too much energy and causing a blackout.

Sutton’s legacy lives on with fifth auction

  • Oct 3, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:45PM

KINGSTON — Despite the fact that more than a year ago, it seemed impossible that it would be helping women with cancer outside of the North Kitsap area, the Kathleen Sutton Inspirational Fund has grown in size to include other counties and other patients — and it just continues getting bigger and better. But this didn’t happen by chance.

WEB program off and spinning at KMS

  • Oct 3, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:45PM

KINGSTON — The transition for first time middle school students into Kingston Middle School has exceeded even the highest expectations. With more than 60 eighth graders at KMS reaching out to 260 of their sixth grade counterparts, the elder students are making sure the newly created middle school is indeed “Where Everybody Belongs.”

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