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Priscilla Chapter celebrates 100 years

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:09PM

PORT GAMBLE — After 100 years, the women of the Order of the Eastern Star Priscilla Chapter No. 96 celebrated their charity work and their pride Tuesday evening by sharing stories, music and laughter — as they have for the past century. Since June 1907, the Port Gamble group, along with the Masons, have been operating out of the Masonic Lodge and building their own community group within the town.

County OK’s speed tables, limit reduction

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:09PM

Hansville receiving several traffic calming devices during summer.

Poulsbo City Hall set to appear before public eye Monday

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:09PM

CAO finally passed by council

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:09PM

Suquamish Tribe's celebration honors grads

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:09PM

Skate park gains new canvas

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:08PM

Vandals strike equipment at popular city parks yet again

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:08PM

Synthetic turf at NKHS stadium unlikely in ‘07

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:08PM

Midsummer Fest gets warm welcome

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:08PM

POULSBO — The seemingly ominous clouds hovering over Liberty Bay Saturday must have obeyed Thor — the Norse god of thunder — as they held off just long enough to make Little Norway’s Midsummer Fest a success.

North, South on the charge

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:08PM

PORT GAMBLE — A steady drumbeat and the sound of horses filled the battlefield as each side advanced, firing muskets and heavy artillery before temporarily retreating and advancing again. Bodies garbed in Union blue and Confederate gray littered the ground as officers shouted orders over the heavy gunfire.

Stendahl Ridge begins at College Marketplace

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:08PM

POULSBO — Although there aren’t many homes dotting the ridge overlooking Liberty Bay along Viking Avenue, that doesn’t mean sales for Quadrant Homes’ Stendahl Ridge development aren’t going well. “We’re already more than half sold out,” said Quadrant Homes vice president of marketing William Boucher. “We’re closer to 60 percent.”

Kitsap County idling over private dock decision

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:08PM

PORT ORCHARD — After hearing testimony from all sides June 13 regarding a private dock proposal for Port Gamble Bay, Hearing Examiner Stephen K. Causseaux Jr. is now determining whether to close the file and rule on the final decision or allow the county further time to examine the environmental effects and length concerns.

Suquamish Tribe readies 526-foot dock

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:08PM

SUQUAMISH — In an effort to begin building up its heritage in a big way, the Suquamish Tribe took the first step in a series of projects by applying for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits that will allow for a new 526-foot community dock. While the tribe is emphasizing the community aspects of the structure, concerned residents are already questioning its potential for commercial use as outlined in the project design.

City hall proposals enter crucial decision-making phase

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:07PM

POULSBO — Any bets about where Little Norway’s new city hall will be located remain a mystery as some council members held their cards close to their vests at Monday night’s city hall presentation. The final three candidates in the latest attempt to build a new municipal government building put their best foot forward before the entire council as several council members got their first crack at the details of the most recent ideas.

NKSD is expected to OK high school renovations bid

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:07PM

POULSBO — Despite receiving only one bid that was $3.2 million more than expected, the North Kitsap School District Board didn’t balk at Hilger Construction’s June 21 bid of $15.2 million for the renovation and modernization of North Kitsap High School.

City’s dangerous dog ordinance gets teeth

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:07PM

POULSBO — Before the Poulsbo City Council unanimously passed a new dangerous dog ordinance June 20, former city employee Colleen Smith had a few words to say. Her healing scars spoke louder, though. Smith, who is recovering from a May attack by a pit bull, an incident which spurred city officials to update Poulsbo’s dangerous dog regulations, was brief in her remarks.

911 Briefs

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:07PM

Three teens busted after last day of school KINGSTON — A 17-year-old East Bremerton resident, a 17-year-old Poulsbo resident and an 18-year-old Bremerton resident were taken into custody for underaged drinking at about 11:20 p.m. June 20 at the Miller Bay Estates clubhouse, at the intersection of Sunridge Way and Beachwood Avenue, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office...

Man survives electrocution in Poulsbo

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:07PM

Power knocked out in city for several hours.

KHS Buccaneers to March in Kingston Fourth of July parade

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:07PM

KINGSTON— Kingston High School will show its community spirit, marching at the annual Kingston Fourth of July parade. Students and staff members are expected dress in Buccaneers (the school mascot) garb as KHS introduces themselves to the entire community during a historical celebration. The parade is expected to begin between noon and 12:30 p.m.

County struggles to reign in White Horse golf course

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:07PM

INDIANOLA — With a lengthy list of permits still needed before receiving its certificate of occupancy, the White Horse golf course galloped ahead of Kitsap County regulations and opened its doors to the public June 15.

Weekend closures announced for SR 305

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:07PM

POULSBO — If one thinks the $14.7 million State Route 305 widening project is a nightmare now, just wait. There’s more to come as two weekend road closures are planned for July and August.

Herald welcomes three new employees

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:07PM

POULSBO— The North Kitsap Herald is pleased to announce the addition of three new employees to its fold. On the advertising side of the house, Ann Manning is the new Kingston area marketing representative, and Grace Ramiscal is the new creative consultant. Jennifer Morris was named the new Poulsbo beat reporter to complete the Herald’s editorial staff.

City forges ahead with comprehensive plan

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:06PM

POULSBO— Project Poulsbo emerged from the shadows Wednesday night as the Poulsbo City Council got a glimpse of the potential vision statement that will form the framework for the city’s future. Consultants from Seattle-based Berk and Associates announced the results of the two community conversations held earlier this year along with input received through the city’s Web site.

Third of July plans on track

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:06PM

POULSBO— With only three days to go, there is just one more ingredient co-organizer Sandra Peterson needs to make Tuesday’s Third of July celebration a success: sunshine. “We are just really excited about the weather,” Peterson said. “With sun and a great turnout, it will be a blast.”

Fourth colors Kingston red, white, blue

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:06PM

KINGSTON — The timeless Kingston celebration is blasting off again this year to celebrate Independence Day the only way North Enders know how. Boasting the state’s longest running parade, Tiny Town, a special Kingston Farmers Market and enough fireworks to light up the Kingston Marina, residents and visitors are ready to party for America’s birthday.

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