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Stillwaters reveals hidden marine gems

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

KINGSTON — As waves crashed farther and farther out into Puget Sound, rare parts of Kingston beaches were revealed, providing a unique educational venue. Stillwaters Environmental Center made full use of the impromptu aquarium and led a beach walk during one of the lowest tides in 10 years Saturday.

Union set to take port from Confederates!

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

PORT GAMBLE — The Confederate Army will once again try to hold Port Gamble this weekend against the Union Army in the Battle for Port Gamble, and Confederate Battalion Commander Colonel Frank “Rusty” Starr is positive he and his men will hold the Union soldiers at bay this weekend.

Jams for Jacot benefit concert slated for teen

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

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Eagles will take flight this Friday with a great show and an even greater cause on their minds — music to help fund the recovery of Kingston teenager Aaron Jacot.

Soccer pitch gets boost from officials

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

POULSBO — Seattle Sounders co-owner Robin Waite’s plans to build a 6,000-seat professional soccer stadium in Poulsbo drew a favorable response from city officials Monday afternoon. “Hooray for us,” Councilman Ed Stern said after listening to Mayor Kathryn Quade’s outline of the tentative proposal to construct the stadium on the western edge of the College Marketplace development.

Point No Point boat launch floats designs

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

HANSVILLE — More than a year has ebbed away since the last public meeting discussing the Point No Point Boat Launch and Resort property, and residents flowed in to the Greater Hansville Community Center Thursday evening to review concept drawings for the new boat ramp. Nearly 30 Point No Point neighbors gathered to air their concerns of how the boat launch and resulting park will impact the community.

Pearson Elementary shows PRIDE at final assembly

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

POULSBO — What a difference a year makes. Faculty and students at Pearson Elementary School are glowing about a program that just began in September 2006. The Pearson Elementary School PRIDE program is already having a positive effect on its student body. Seeing as it stands for Positive, Respectful, Integrity, Dependable and Engaged, it’s not difficult to see why.

911 Brief

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

Trailer destroyed in blaze started by candle SUQUAMISH — A fire reported at about 5:50 p.m. June 16 by a Bainbridge Island resident, originally thought to be a brush fire, turned out to be a trailer in flames, said North Kitsap Fire & Rescue officials.

Forty-seven Ravens fly at graduation

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

POULSBO — It was a sea of green as 47 Spectrum Community School graduates came together for a celebration they surely will never forget. When it ended, they collectively stood to receive a standing ovation from a massive contingent of supporters at the North Kitsap Auditorium during the school’s 22nd annual graduation ceremony Friday night.

West Sound Academy sees 10 graduates cross stage

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

SUQUAMISH — Kiana Lodge was the perfect place for West Sound Academy’s sixth annual graduation ceremony on Friday night in Suquamish. Just 10 graduates joined the alumni ranks at the scenic locale, but they were supported by hundreds of family members and friends.

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.

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