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Writer draws crowd at West Sound Academy

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

POULSBO — This summer West Sound Academy students and faculty members joined an international movement and picked read a book about making a difference. In response, the man who made this difference, which he wrote about in the New York Times bestseller, “Three Cups of Tea,” joined audiences at WSA Wednesday to tell his amazing tale of philanthropy.

Poulsbo Rotary has ‘an aye’ on donations

  • Oct 3, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo-North Kitsap Rotary crew is stocking their holds with swag and shine for next April’s pirate-themed auction set to raise funds for local student scholarships and community and international charity work.

Last chapter celebrated with library dedication

  • Oct 3, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

LITTLE BOSTON — Preparations for the upcoming Little Boston Library dedication are writing the last words of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe’s efforts to renovate its tribal offices and services. Friday, all donors, supporters and community members are invited to the House of Knowledge to help close the book on the project.

Marine Science Center reopens

  • Oct 3, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

POULSBO — In a building that has echoed emptily for more than two years with the construction sounds of just a few dedicated volunteers, the hum of a crowd filling its every nook and cranny Sunday was nothing short of harmonious.

Poulsbo claws into new cat codes

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo City Council was in a feline frenzy Wednesday night as it faced possible changes to Little Norway’s animal licensing regulations, and ensuing discussion was nothing less than the cat’s pajamas. Those pawing for relaxed cat control were purring, while others hoping for heightened confinement were left, well, up a tree.

Last market meeting place for friends

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

KINGSTON — Despite the chance of drizzle and gusty weather, Kingston Farmers Market diehard vendors and shoppers relish the final market of the season as it is more like a party of friends than the usual vendor fair showcased during summer months. Through the years it has been running in downtown Kingston, the last market has always been like a big dollop of fresh whipped cream on a huge piece of organic pumpkin pie.

Commissioners talk budget to a sparse house

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

POULSBO — Little Norway residents may have questions and concerns when it comes to cuts in Kitsap County funding, but few of them were voiced Tuesday night at a “Community Conversation” meeting held by county commissioners. Just 12 attendees dotted the expansive rows of seats in the North Kitsap Community Auditorium.

HDPA invites ladies to night on the town

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

POULSBO — It’s time again for the women of North Kitsap to forget about the stresses of daily life, leave their husbands at home and throw caution to the wind — or at least apply a little extra lipstick — for Little Norway’s second Girls Night Out sponsored by the Historic Downtown Poulsbo Association.

Shoreline meeting washes on attendance

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

KINGSTON — The mail system seemed to have failed Olympic Property Group as employees observed the 12-person audience with dismay at a Port Gamble shoreline meeting Wednesday evening. Despite mailing out dozens of fliers about the gathering, only a handful of residents attended, something that could be attributed to people not receiving the informational invitations, OPG President Jon Rose said.

Hairstylist cuts locks for cause

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

POULSBO — Kenneth L. Salon and Spa hairstylist Diane Baldi sacrificed one of a woman’s favorite accessories Sept. 28 to raise money for a fellow stylist in need, and just looking at her name, one could probably suppose how. Collecting more than $1,300, Baldi did what few women — and even fewer hairstylists — would: she went bald.

Burglaries sweep through North End

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

POULSBO — When Tom Etchey wakes up in the morning, the usual worries of work and family are no longer in the forefront of his thoughts. Instead, he’s wondering what agency or company he’ll have to call to gain back the most important thing in his life — his identity. After coming home from a two-week vacation Sept. 28 to find his house burglarized, vehicles broken into and personal belongings and papers missing, he and his family have had to put their lives back together one piece at a time.

Richard Gordon lands in Kingston

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

KINGSTON — Who says you can’t come home again? Especially when it’s your birthday. Captain Richard Gordon made a perfect landing in his hometown of Kingston Friday morning, bringing crowds to the elementary school named in his honor.

Skyward keeps parents and students in the loop

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:44PM

POULSBO — Beginning Monday, parents of sixth through 12th grade students in the North Kitsap School District will no longer have to wonder whether their children are hitting the books. They’ll be able to access pertinent information quickly and accurately with a click of a button.

Poulsbo council candidates face full house at city forum

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

POULSBO — Six candidates for Poulsbo’s city council greeted a packed house at the Sons of Norway Thursday night at a forum event sponsored by the Kitsap League of Women Voters and Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce. While there was little debate, contenders for the first three council seats received ample opportunities to express their ideas on the city’s most important issues before a crowd of nearly 60.

Crushes

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

Kathleen Sutton Inspirational Fund swells by $18,000

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

KINGSTON — Pink was the color of the day as women and men alike gathered at the Kingston Cove Yacht Club Saturday afternoon to lay down a little green for a good cause. The fifth annual Kathleen Sutton Inspiration Fund auction did more than allow for a fun party and good time with friends, it raised more than $18,000 for women traveling for medical treatments for breast cancer.

Homecoming

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

NKF&R

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

Pauline Rindal celebrates a century

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

POULSBO — The sun shone extra brightly on the shores of Liberty Bay Monday, where more than 60 people gathered at the Sons of Norway to honor one of Little Norway’s most beloved centenarians. Long-time Poulsbo resident Pauline Rindal turned 100 years old Oct. 8. Surrounded by her children, grandchildren, friends and neighbors, she had plenty of company to help ring in the celebration.

Parking

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

Knowledge

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

NKHS wing renovations take flight

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

POULSBO — It’s impossible not to see while driving past North Kitsap High School on Hostmark Street. Since August, major renovations have taken shape at the site. By the time the 2007-08 school year comes to a close, the 300 Wing and 500 Wing will be completely remodeled and a brand new 5,000-square-foot library will be erected.

Lions challenge Rotarians to support cancer cause

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

POULSBO — It’s a task few would willingly consider, and fewer would go after with gusto. But that’s just what Ginger Shields is doing. With every bit of enthusiasm mustered, the 56-year-old diagnosed with both asthma and Multiple Sclerosis is running a marathon in the fight against blood cancer. A half-marathon that is.

911 Briefs

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

911 Brief

  • Oct 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:43PM

Resident found dead following dispute KINGSTON — A 21-year-old resident was taken into custody at about 5 p.m. Oct. 11 in the 25000 block of South Kingston Road after a man, approximately in his early 50s, was found dead at the scene, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office. . .

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