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Low-income families to benefit from grant

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:00PM

POULSBO — The North Kitsap School District has received a $200,000 Even Start grant that administrators think will be a boon for 30 local families. The money, which is composed of federal funds, will be partially matched by the district, raising the total value of the grant to $325,000.

Oyster Plant Park name is here to stay

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:00PM

POULSBO — Even city councilman Ed Stern thought it was a good idea. And, after casting a minority vote with councilman Jim Henry to name the city’s newest recreational amenity “Oyster Plant Rotary Park,” the Poulsbo-North Kitsap Rotarian joined the rest of council to afix the name “Oyster Plant Park” on the .22-acre site for good.

Meeting about pool concerns scheduled

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

POULSBO — With renovation on the community pool fast approaching, the North Kitsap School District has scheduled a meeting to address the concerns of Poulsbo Junior High parents. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 7 in music room two.

All the news that was fit to print in 2001

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

Poulsbo's year in review.

North End closes out another noteworthy year

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

A look back at the events of 2001 in the North End.

Canoe carving project finally comes full circle

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

SUQUAMISH — For the past three months, youth from the Suquamish Tribe have journeyed through cultural waters to build a vessel that will carry them on the actual ones. The Full Circle Canoe Carving Project, tribe members hope, will also carry on the Suquamish’s carving tradition to the next generation.

Bender pleads guilty to murder of Sneed

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

SUQUAMISH — DuWayne Bender submitted a plea of guilty to the aggravated first degree murder charge Dec. 21. He will spend the rest of his life in jail with no opportunity for parole for slaying Barbara Sneed of Suquamish in late-July. Kitsap County Prosecutor Russ Hauge said he would not seek the death penalty in this case.

Not just another teen hangout

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

KINGSTON — If all goes according to plan the site on Minder Road in the dead center of North Kitsap will soon become the center of the youth community. The North Kitsap Youth Educational Service Teen Center is taking the next step on a long road to construction.

Fishline feeds 1,090 with holiday baskets

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

POULSBO — “Everyone will have a Merry Christmas,” was the happy report from Fishline executive director Tricia Sullivan last Friday. And, thanks to a tremendous outpouring of support from the community, everyone did.

Bellringer continues to climb

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

Wow! Right up until our doors closed for Christmas vacation, the generous people of North Kitsap continued to come in with a donation to the North Kitsap Bellringer Fund.

A sleigh pulled by alligators lands in Kitsap

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

POULSBO — While growing up in Southern Louisiana, Angie Perrin’s Christmases meant presents, Santa Claus, and gumbo simmering on the stove. Now that she is a Vista/Americorps Rolling Readers representative at Poulsbo Elementary, Perrin has been sharing that Cajun Christmas heritage with students, courtesy of one of her favorite children’s books.

Can Poulsbo pay for new Front Street?

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

POULSBO — It’s been on the city’s “to do list” for far too long, but when Poulsbo finally decided to get improvements on Front Street rolling it quickly ran into another problem — money.

Lemolo Citizens Club’s re-appeal goes forward

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

POULSBO — “It got the knife,” Richard Best of the Lemolo Citizens Club said this week of the group’s appeal to the Final Supplemental Environmental Statement for the Central Kitsap County Wastewater Facilities Plan. But for Best and the rest of the LCC, getting the knife apparently is a long way from “getting the boot.”

Bellringer goes over the top

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

Thanks to the generosity of countless individuals, families, organizations and local businesses, more than 200 North Kitsap families will sit down to holiday dinners, their children will have the joy of new toys and their Christmases will be merrier. The North Kitsap Bellringer Fund has surpassed its ambitious goal of $25,000. Checks and donations are continuing to arrive, even more will be listed in our Dec. 26 issue.

Ah... massage gets horses’ kinks out, too

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:59PM

HANSVILLE — LeAnna Whisperinghorse’s hands broadly stroke Wyeth’s golden coat. They then pinpoint muscles looking for anything that might indicate a problem. Whisperinghorse has combined her career as a conventional massage therapist with her love for horses. She has practiced human massage and holistic healing for the past 13 years. Her relationship with horses began about 16 years ago.

County says the Finn is in

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:58PM

POULSBO — The Finn is in... well most of it. Kitsap County Commissioners Monday morning unanimously agreed with the majority of recommendations from Poulsbo City Council and opted to keep Finn Hill’s northern reaches in the finalized Urban Growth Area. In the compromise decision, the commissioners removed about 65 acres south of Finn Hill Road, including the Rude Road neighborhood, from the proposed UGA as well as a small parcel on Little Valley Road.

Bellringer surges upward –– nearing goal

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:58PM

The Christmas miracle so many have always believed in is happening before our very eyes. The goal of $25,000 for the North Kitsap Bellringer fund that seemed nearly impossible just a few weeks ago is now in sight. With less than a week until Christmas, we have already received more than $21,000.

Hansville has a nice ring to it

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:58PM

HANSVILLE — This week those passing by the Hansville Community Church may have noticed it looked a little different. This Sunday it will sound different too. At about 10 a.m. the Sunday before Christmas the community will hear the inaugural ringing of the new church bell.

Ferry fares could be taking another hike

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:58PM

Another 12.5 percent hike in ferry fares is in the works for May, to raise an additional $7 million per year and bring farebox recovery to two-thirds of the system’s operating costs. But for the North Kitsap’s army of daily commuters, the fares could actually decline. Monthly passes will cost $61.20, down from the present $66.20.

School district purchases land for new high school

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:58PM

KINGSTON — North Kitsap School Board meetings are not usually filled with spontaneous celebration, especially when they are reaching their fourth hour. But after the school board approved the final item on the agenda of Dec. 13, the 15 members of the audience still in the room filled it with clapping and cheers.

Bellringer sounds joyful noise

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:58PM

Old friends and new friends have been extra generous this holiday season and the North Kitsap Bellringer Fund continues to grow daily. Now at more than $15,000 we are making steady progress toward the fund’s goal of $25,000. If you haven’t yet stopped by the North Kitsap Herald office, or Kitsap Bank with a donation—please be sure to do so early next week.

Kingston Christmas stirs the spirit

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:58PM

KINGSTON — Seventeen days before Christmas and all through the streets Kingstonites were a stirrin’ and eager to meet — guess who? Santa Claus, the jolly old elf, made several appearances at the Kingston Country Christmas celebration held Saturday. If you didn’t catch him posing for pictures and taking down wishes at the Kingston Community Center, then you might have seen him atop a red fire engine as he arrived to light the tree at the marina. He could also be seen later at the Kingston Cove Yacht Club greeting the boaters and enjoying some homemade chili.

Fishline reeling with holiday basket needs

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:58PM

POULSBO — Some Fishline clients could be facing a not-so-happy new year if the donations from the community don’t increase soon. With less than two weeks to go before Christmas, the Poulsbo food bank is practically swimming in requests from families who are still seeking donated holiday baskets. And, as the clock winds down, officials at Fishline are facing the prospect of having to dig into the organization’s coffers to put food on the tables of needy families throughout North Kitsap.

Behavior problems rise slightly after Sept. 11

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:58PM

POULSBO — It doesn’t necessarily show up in progress reports or disciplinary actions. But in the hallways and classrooms of the North Kitsap School District, administrators have noticed a change in students after the attacks of Sept. 11.

Bellringer donations pouring in

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 5:58PM

The need is ever so great this Christmas season in North Kitsap. But, the generosity of North Kitsap families and businesses always seems to increase to meet the need. A steady stream of donations has brought the Bellringer Fund to nearly the halfway point of our $25,000 goal.

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