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Mock crash teaches real lessons to students

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

POULSBO — The blood was fake. The smoke was dry ice. And when one North Kitsap High School student was led away from a gruesome accident scene last Friday, he knew he would soon slip out of his handcuffs and into a tuxedo for the prom.

Appleton to challenge Woods for seat

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Although fall elections are six months away, the pairings are already falling into place as Kitsap County’s incumbent legislators have all announced plans to seek re-election and each has drawn one major-party opponent.

Legislators weigh in on Medicaid’s future

  • May 8, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

POULSBO — After dodging the Medicaid cut bullet earlier this year, officials, residents, employees, supporters and families at Martha and Mary Lutheran Services received some sobering news last Friday — they’ll have to do it again next year.

Poulsbo Police nab video store suspect

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo Police have arrested their first suspect in the April 28 robbery of Hollywood Video and have leads on the second, Sgt. Bill Playter reported Monday morning.

Council must make annexation decision

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo’s favorite “annexation tool” may be lost for good but that’s not going to stop its construction efforts in surrounding areas, city officials confirmed Wednesday.

More families counting on Fishline for food

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

POULSBO — Reeling from four months of abnormally high usage, Fishline Food Bank is hoping to reel in large donations next Saturday during its 10th Annual Letter and Rural Carriers Drive.

‘Tis still the giving season in North Kitsap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

POULSBO — Christmas comes but twice a year. This is what a jubilant Francis and Rosie Nacinovich discovered last weekend at their Sawdust Hill home. On Saturday, the couple learned that the season of giving isn’t limited to December.

City might bite the bullet for Caldart project

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

POULSBO — If the Poulsbo City Council had to select one street project, one road proposal that has gotten the snuff more times than any other in past decade the group would likely point out Hostmark Street to Caldart Avenue. Over the years, the neglected road has seen big plans come and go — but never stay. Despite the “someday” history of the highly used roadway, Caldart may finally be getting some richly deserved attention. The wheels of progress seem to be turning in favor of the one street in Poulsbo that virtually everyone agrees is a potential danger to the children of this community.

Kingston man carrying on a carving tradition

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

KINGSTON — At 20, David Robert Boxley has learned traditional wood carving from his father, David Boxley. Slowly but surely the younger Boxley is making a name for himself in the art world.

State axes petitions for city annexation

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo Planning Director Glenn Gross took the old “good news, bad news” adage to new heights Wednesday night when he dropped a bomb on the Public Works Committee with a few short sentences. On the positive side, Gross pointed out that the city was “closer than ever to getting its Urban Growth Area.”

Erik Lindbergh retraces grandfather’s flight

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

Seventy-five years after his grandfather paved the way for aviation advances, his grandson is hoping to do the same in finding new treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and breakthroughs in space travel. On May 1 Erik Lindbergh, grandson of aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh, will recreate the historic flight made in 1927.

Nelson Park grounds finally get some TLC

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

Knowing that actions speak louder than words, supporters of a renovated Nelson Park converged on the Viking Avenue site Monday to show the city that they aren’t afraid of a little hard work. About 10 volunteers led by Bill Austin spent their afternoon pulling weeds and cutting blackberry bushes in an effort to beautify the often overlooked Poulsbo amenity. The effort, which continues this Saturday at 10 a.m., is just part of a plan to ensure that Nelson Park not only regains its former charm, but retains its historic house as well.

Large to run against Rockefeller

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

Sounding the Republican themes of overspending and over-regulation, Bremerton auto body-shop owner Don Large announced Friday that he will seek the 23rd District legislative seat held by Rep. Phil Rockefeller, (D-Bainbridge Island). “I’ve never seen government run anything really efficiently,” Large said in an interview Friday.

Pearson renovation bid approved

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

Work to being this summeron North Kitsap's oldest school.

Judge tosses out suit against Suquamish Tribe

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

TACOMA — A U.S. District judge in Tacoma has dismissed a case against the Suquamish Tribe.

Olympic College will bid Poulsbo branch

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:08PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo’s Olympic College branch campus has been skating on thin ice for the past several years. But, it seems that every time a proposal is about to fall through, supporters manage to avert disaster, execute an impossible leap and land the campus project safely on its feet.

Celebrate, it’s your Earth Day

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:08PM

Two groups in the North End are celebrating Earth Day today — the Miller Bay Citizens Action Group and Stillwaters Environmental Center. EcoFest will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stillwaters, 26059 Barber Cutoff Road.

Alvarado seeks Kitsap County Treasurer seat

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:08PM

POULSBO — Her experience with accounting pre-dates the advent of the home computer, but Paulette Alvarado has definitely changed with the times. After 25 years with the City of Poulsbo, though, Alvarado decided earlier this month that there would not be a twenty-sixth. Instead, the accounting manager has decided to take the advice of Washington State Treasurer Michael Murphy and seek Sharon Shrader’s soon-to-be-vacated position as Kitsap County Treasurer.

Hansville woman killed in car crash

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:08PM

DRIFTWOOD KEY — Maia Skeisvold, 68, of Hansville was killed and her husband critically injured when their car hit a power pole Thursday morning. The couple was Airlifted to Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center with head injuries where Maia died later that afternoon. Austin, 75, is listed in critical condition.

Vikings crown their new queen

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:08PM

POULSBO — Dressed as a floured and somewhat frazzled baker, Alex Duchemin represented the finest Viking Fest has to offer. She later traded her chef’s hat for a crown. The sanctuary of Christ Memorial Church in Poulsbo erupted with cheers as Duchemin’s name was announced as the 2002 Miss Viking Fest.

Business up, no recession in Kitsap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:08PM

While the economic health of other Puget Sound counties deteriorated and the state slipped into a recession last winter, Kitsap County remained strong, according to state Department of Revenue statistics released last week. “Other Puget Sound counties, such as King County, boomed bigger over the last decade, and now they are busting bigger,” said County Commissioner Chris Endresen. “Kitsap County is steadier in terms of employment and income.”

Community, art mesh at Old Kingston Hotel

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:08PM

KINGSTON — This spring the Old Kingston Hotel will become home to new artists and ideas. The Appletree Cove landmark, if all goes according to plan, will be transformed into a place where creativity, community and service combine.

Liberty Bay Trail off on right foot

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:08PM

POULSBO — Even City Engineer John Stephenson had to chuckle. “This is very exciting. Get on with it,” the citizen comment about the Liberty Bay Waterfront Trail read. But it wasn’t the tone that made the engineer smile.

Broadband inches closer to North Kitsap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:08PM

Telecommunications in Poulsbo took two giant, high -speed steps forward this week. But the ultra-speedy, ultra-wide bands for computer communications are still stopped just short of your front door. On Wednesday night, the Poulsbo City Council unanimously approved a telecommunications master permit for the Kitsap Public Utilities (KPUD)district, effectively approving installation of a broadband fiber backbone that will wind its way through Poulsbo.

Fred Hill unveils pier plan

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:08PM

Poulsbo-based Fred Hill Materials announced innovative plans to build a four-mile conveyor belt that would haul gravel and sand from its Shine quarry to a marine pier on Hood Canal, where it would be shipped out. The proposed pier would be located about five miles south of the Hood Canal Bridge, and about 2 miles west of the Lofall ferry dock on the western shore of Hood Canal. The nearest Kitsap point would be the Edgewater Estates.

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