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Oil spills from sunken boat in Keyport

  • May 29, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:56PM

Kingston high school student to attempt 2.8-mile swin in Puget Sound

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:56PM

Kingston resident and Bainbridge High School senior Lawrence Trueb has always wanted to swim from Indianola to Bainbridge Island. Today at 11:30 a.m. Trueb is taking the plunge he’s been dreaming of since he was a boy.

Citing economy woes, Kingston Art Gallery reneges on plans to expand

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:55PM

The cooperative Kingston Art Gallery no longer will expand into its new building, slated for completion July 1 in Cleo’s Landing. Local artists belonging to the cooperative are nervous about paying rent for more space, said building owner Susan Rodgers. “They are scared because of the way the economy is,” she said. Marcia Randall-DeBard, who works as part of the gallery’s co-op, said the decision not to take it over hopefully isn’t permanent.

Poulsbo working to balance new city hall building budget

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:55PM

Poulsbo’s new city hall is still gearing toward a January 2010 opening, and now the city council is discussing how to fund the project’s completion.

Sunken boat near Keyport marina spills oil into Sound

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:55PM

A diesel oil spill in the waters near Keyport is dissipating after local and state officials responded to the call Thursday. At an unknown time Wednesday night, a 32-foot wooden tug boat sank at berth in a private marina at the end of Grandview Boulevard. The docks are near Keyport’s public marina.

Put them in the iron maiden

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:55PM

Fired up for the special olympics

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:55PM

Permitting process puts Illahee Road repairs on hold

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:55PM

Heated discussion filled the Brownsville Elementary School library Wednesday night.

SR 305 widening project to wrap in October, weather permitting

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:55PM

The State Route 305 widening project that began nearly two years ago is nearing its last lap. According to project manager Jerry Moore, paving the highway from Bond Road to Hostmark Street is in line to be finished next month, with the entire project wrapping up in October.

Consortium gives Kitsap businesses a boost

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:55PM

SUQUAMISH — For Kitsap County entrepreneurs, many have a business idea but don’t know of the local services to make it successful.

North Kitsap School Briefs

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:55PM

School briefs for the North Kitsap area.

Seattle-Kingston passenger ferry company gives up service certificate

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:55PM

Aqua Express’ passenger-only ferry service might be giving up the ghost for good. The company decided to relinquish its Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission passenger-only ferry service certificate, according to a press release from the Seattle-based company. The certificate was originally granted in July 2004. The ill-fated passenger-only ferry service between Kingston and Seattle began in January 2005 and lasted 10 months.

Bremerton crash puts two North End women in hospital

  • May 31, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:55PM

A two-car collision Thursday sent two North End women to Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton for sustained head injuries.

Port Gamble Medieval Fair takes attendees back in time

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:54PM

It’s embarrassing being caught naked in public. Just like a terrible nightmare, those new to Port Gamble’s Medieval Fair this weekend found out the hard way — informed by knights, lords and ladies — they were indeed nude. A quick, panicked look down assured they were covered; however, some were immediately escorted to changing rooms for proper medieval attire.

Vinland elementary students prove Poulsbo's got talent

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:54PM

Friday afternoon in the Vinland Elementary gym it looked like an “American Idol” or a “So You Think You Can Dance” audition. Although students strutted their top dance moves and belted out their best vocal harmonies on stage, it wasn’t an audition for either of the über-popular shows. It was Vinland’s fourth annual end of the year talent show.

Keyport oil spill cleanup complete

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:54PM

The “Little Mo” has resurfaced from the depths after sinking and leaking roughly 25 gallons of oil into the water off the shores of Keyport. Officials believe the boat, which was berthed at a private dock at the end of Grandview Boulevard, sank because of an incorrectly placed bilge hose. The boat has been raised and is now floating, said Department of Ecology (DOE) spokesperson Larry Altose.

Teething squirrel probable culprit of Monday morning Poulsbo blackout

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:54PM

The Viking City got a taste of the Viking Age Monday morning during a one-hour power outage. And an area squirrel may have gotten a taste of more than he bargained for. According to Puget Sound Energy spokesperson Joseph Harris, it was a squirrel that sparked the circuit shutdown leaving 1,804 homes and businesses in the dark between 8:38 a.m. and 9:46 a.m. Downtown Poulsbo and the Poulsbo Village, among other areas along State Route 305, were without electricity.

Viking Fest draws near-record highs for attendance, but funding at all-time low

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:54PM

The numbers are in for the 2008 Viking Fest celebration, and in more ways than one it’s shaping up to be a record-setting year. Though not all those ways are on the plus side. Viking Fest board president Ron Krell said funding for the event is running lower than ever before, with about $8,000 of ground to make up still. He and Executive Vice President Kathi Foresee estimate the corporation will barely break even this year, and will have to cancel some scholarships to make that happen.

Kingston officials want more public input on city's 'to-do' list

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:54PM

Kingston residents’ voices are sought to help prioritize items on the town’s future “to-do” list. After a six-month-long brainstorming effort on behalf of the Kingston Citizens Advisory Committee and Department of Community Development, Kingston’s sub-area plan is almost complete. However, KCAC co-chair Greg Plats said the committee wants the public to be involved in deciding the future of their town as the intent of sub-area planning is to turn residents’ visions for Kingston into reality.

North Kitsap bands dominate at California music festival

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:54PM

The five sections of the North Kitsap High School band know how to jam and can bring down the house. And that’s exactly what the 81 members of the NKHS wind symphony, symphonic band, percussion ensemble, varsity jazz band and LAB jazz band did at the Heritage Music Festival at Fullerton College in California May 22-25. The NKHS musicians competed with approximately 1,900 musicians who comprised 31 instrumental groups, and all of NKHS’s groups placed either first or second at the festival.

North Kitsap School Briefs

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:54PM

Updates from schools and school events in the North Kitsap region.

Port Gamble S’Klallam tribe gives lion's share of donations to area schools

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:53PM

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe (PGST) is helping to bridge the financial gap in local education programs. On Friday, the tribe awarded more than $26,900 to 18 non-profit organizations with money earned from its Point No Point Casino. Because of recent North Kitsap School District budget cuts, the majority of the money was awarded to local schools.

Former detective hits city of Poulsbo with $10 million claim

  • Jun 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:53PM

Former police detective Grant Romaine alleges emotional distress and civil rights violations.

Visa Inc. honors Kingston teen as young entrepreneur of the year

  • Jun 3, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:53PM

Republican declares candidacy for North End commissioner seat

  • Jun 6, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 3:53PM

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