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‘Lights of Broadway’ ready for production

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Randy, Paula and Simon won't be on hand, but in two weeks, North Kitsap High School students will get a unique opportunity to shine on in front of the hometown crowd in Poulsbo.

SBA offers hand to small businesses

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Often one of the hardest parts of starting a new business is securing enough money to get off the ground. That’s why the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with the Small Business Administration, Kitsap Business Assistance Center and Key Bank for a seminar on small business financing at 1 p.m. May 3 at the Warren G. Harding Lodge on 3rd Avenue in Poulsbo.

Viking Fest receives much needed cash

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Brad Watts, Mike Eliason, David Smith and Mike Brown could easily be called the Fantastic Four by this year’s Viking Fest organizers. After festival organizers sent out a financial S.O.S. because of an $8,000 funding shortfall, those four men and their respective organizations stepped forward to ensure this year’s event goes off as planned.

911 Briefs

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

Rifles stolen from truck at park and ride lot HOOD CANAL — A 37-year-old Sequim resident reported two rifles had been stolen of the cab of his truck between 2:15 and 3:15 p.m. April 24 at the Hood Canal Bridge park and ride at the intersection of State Routes 3 and 104, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. . . .

OfficeMax is latest addition to Olhava

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Wal-Mart and The Home Depot will be joined by a third national retailer on the hill overlooking Little Norway. OfficeMax, a national office supply store, is expected to begin construction this summer and could open before the end of the year. “It was one of our target markets, and we’re very pleased to be here,” said OfficeMax Northwest real estate manager Bob Stevenson.

Endersen to call it quits

  • Apr 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

NK commissioner to work for Sen. Cantwell.

Hansville Art Guild draws residents to colorful tour

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

HANSVILLE — Different studios splashed with color and creativity showed off artists’ work to the public over the weekend with the help of the Hansville Arts and Crafts Guild’s tour. With a variety of media to choose from, visitors got to see and try everything from woodworking to painting to long arm quilting to neon glass work and the creators were glad to explain each craft to curious onlookers.

Glebe walks away with Miss Viking Fest crown

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

POULSBO — As Miss Viking Fest 2006 Jasmine Campbell gave a tearful farewell Friday night, she didn’t have to look far for her successor. One of her princesses, Whitney Glebe, who stood by Campbell’s side during her reign, used a bit of humor to woo the judges as she joked her way to the Miss Viking Fest 2007 crown during the eighth annual Miss Viking Fest pageant at Christ Memorial Church. “Viking Fest is definitely the place to be. I’m so glad my grandmother took me for my birthday,” Glebe said as she mimicked a bubbly 8-year-old experiencing all of the sights, sounds and smells of the three-day festival for the first time.

Students enjoy south of the border visit

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

KINGSTON — For the 10th consecutive year, a small group of Spectrum Community School students enthusiastically packed their bags for a trip to Mexico. Trip coordinators Phil Davis, Beth Mosely and 10 students departed for Mexico April 5, before returning home April 14.

Anti-tobacco group targets student use

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

SUQUAMISH — Poulsbo Junior High School ninth graders Ali Marks, Ellen Hess, Sarah Trapp and Hilary Leonard recognize the importance of educating their younger counterparts in the classroom — no ifs, ands or “butts” about it. The quartet visited Suquamish Elementary School April 25 to discuss the dangers of tobacco use with Jan Kragen’s fifth/sixth grade class.

Rotary auction continues setting scholarly records

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo-North Kitsap Rotary Club President-elect Donna Strep’s main emphasis will be on youth once she assumes the reins of the North End service organization from outgoing President Brad Camp. After Saturday’s 25th annual auction at the Sons of Norway concluded, an elated Strep couldn’t thank the community enough for its support of the club’s scholarship program. “Our goal was set at $30,000, which was more than last year,” she said. “We raised $35,000.”

Plants sales pop up all over North End

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

As the days get warmer, a more common sight is beginning to show up around the North End — gardeners weeding, planting, trimming and generally preparing for the burst of beauty the spring and summer months will bring. In an effort to capture those gardeners and offer the best prices, different groups in the area are featuring plant sales to coincide with the season’s change.

Historical houses primed for tour

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

PORT GAMBLE — Port Gamble is again taking center stage in an effort to help raise money for the Kitsap Arts & Crafts scholarship fund — this time it’s sharing its history. Last year, volunteers set up a historical house tour with just a little time to plan. This time around, they started early and are excited by the possibilities of sharing stories and facts from the old mill town with visitors.

“A Time to Gather” for the Suquamish Foundation

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

SUQUAMISH — Some of the biggest stars in tribal music will hit the high note for the Suquamish Tribe during a kick-off party, called “A Time to Gather,” for the Suquamish Foundation’s capital campaign Thursday evening at Kiana Lodge.

North End reacts to Endresen’s departure

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

As word of Kitsap County Commissioner Chris Endresen’s upcoming resignation spread through the North End, a sense of apprehension permeated the underlying sadness of her departure. Endresen has championed numerous North End causes and issues during her three terms as a commissioner and her absence will definitely be felt, said Poulsbo Mayor Kathryn Quade.

Chris Endresen to gavel her last session

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

PORT ORCHARD — Members of the Kitsap County Democratic Party will present a list of replacement candidates for North Kitsap Commissioner Chris Endresen, who announced Sunday she will resign in June to serve as the state director for U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell. The process will begin at the 23rd District meeting at 4 p.m. May 6 at the Poulsbo Fire Hall.

Rockefeller

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:24PM

Kingston High School may need more funds

  • May 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

POULSBO — Kingston High School may need more money. That was the buzz trickling throughout the North Kitsap School Board meeting April 26. When voters approved a $60.1 million capital bond for the district in 2001, $1.2 million was estimated for furniture and equipment at the new Kingston High School. When construction began on the campus in 2005, that portion of budget was updated and increased to a total of $2 million.

AMBER ALERT: North Kitsap woman abducts infant

  • May 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office has issued an Amber Alert as deputies seek North Kitsap resident Rebecca Khirstean Forrester, 32. Forrester reportedly abducted her 2-month-old daughter, Serenity Withrow, Wednesday. The infant’s life is believed to be in danger.

Threat at KJH turns out to be false alarm

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

KINGSTON — Comments posted on MySpace earlier this week caused unnecessary heartache and fear at Kingston Junior High School. On April 30, a rumor began circulating through Kingston Junior High about a possible act of violence being planned at the school on May 15. It turned out to be just that.

Shorter dock could still make waves

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

PORT GAMBLE — It would be about half the size, but the controversy surrounding a proposed private dock on Port Gamble Bay is bigger than ever. The dock, originally planned to stretch 220 feet from the bay’s western shore, would have to be reduced to 100 feet to comply with Kitsap County Code.

Will the Vikings keep off the grass?

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

POULSBO — Councilman Mike Regis ventured onto quicksand Wednesday night as he asked fellow council members and Mayor Kathryn Quade to reconsider an earlier decision on the use of Waterfront Park this summer.

Safe routes still waiting on funding

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

SUQUAMISH — The Suquamish Citizens Advisory Committee tentatively continued planning the Safe Routes to School improvements to Suquamish Elementary and the surrounding areas while awaiting the final budget holding its $500,000 nest egg to be approved by Gov. Christine Gregoire.

KJH readies for staff reunion

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

KINGSTON — Since opening its doors in 1990, Kingston Junior High has been a pillar of the North End community. In the fall, the 17-year-old school will shift its support a bit as it is transformed into a middle school.

Plaza 305 marks trail for highway beautification

  • May 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:23PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo City Councilwoman Connie Lord has hopes the ugly duckling State Route 305 project will turn into a beautiful swan or something close to it at the south end of the project. “There’s not much we can do at the north end of the project, but there are some things we can do on the south,” Lord said.

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