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Lemm joins Herald staff

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

Tara Lemm joins the North Kitsap Herald staff this week as the new education and sports reporter. Lemm earned a bachelor’s degree in communication/journalism from Seattle Pacific University in 2003. Her previous journalism experience includes general assignment reporting at “The Leavenworth Echo.” She also wrote sports for the Seattle Pacific University newspaper, “The Falcon.”

Health fair offers a dose of natural solutions

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Kingston’s first North Kitsap Health Fair is gearing up to help local residents steer toward improved health. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 23, the Kingston Community Center will be abuzz with local health care providers from a variety of fields setting up shop to educate attendees. The event is free and all are welcome — even those of the four-legged variety.

A friend for fido when the owner’s away

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

When Renee and Chris Pearce moved to Seabeck three years ago, their neighbors entrusted them to watch their pets from time to time. Finding joy in caring for their neighbors’ beloved family pets, the couple decided to create their own pet sitting business.

News Briefs

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

Taking a bite out of bad dental health

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Dr. Kevin Pulver is serving up smiles in Little Norway. Behind the new Valhalla Dental storefront in the Poulsbo Village Medical Dental Center, Pulver is offering his 25 years of dental industry experience to help local residents achieve and maintain a toothsome set of pearly whites.

Architects to unveil Poulsbo city hall plans

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Citizens of Poulsbo can catch their first glimpse of the city’s new headquarters tonight at 6 p.m. Lewis Architecture, along with Poulsbo Mayor Kathryn Quade and city council members, will host an open house in Poulsbo’s city hall council chambers to display the progress made on plans for the local government’s new home.

New composting service brings green effort to Kitsap

  • Feb 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Soon, the eye-pleasingly tree-filled landscape of Kitsap County will being getting even greener. Environmentally speaking, that is.

Velkommen til Poulsbo’s future city hall

  • Feb 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Citizens packed Poulsbo’s city council chambers Wednesday night to view the latest plans for a new city hall. Poulsbo Mayor Kathryn Quade and representatives from Lewis Architecture gave a spacing schematic rundown, showcasing how the new $12.4 million civic structure will fit on the roughly .6-acre site at Third Avenue and Moe Street.

Poulsbo’s Taylor touted as hero

  • Feb 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:21PM

POULSBO — Little Norway’s own hometown hero has been honored as such by the U. S. Air Force. Senior Airman Jarred Taylor, a North Kitsap High School graduate, received the Air Force Commendation Medal with valor this month for actions he took in Baghdad one year ago. And his acts of courage weren’t just noticed by the military. An operating combat camera caught them on tape.

McKinstry faces charges

  • Feb 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

Kingston resident Garrett James McKinstry is facing first-degree murder charges in the alleged homicide of his father, Jeffrey McKinstry. The stabbing death took place at the family’s Kingston home on Oct. 11, 2007. The first-degree count indicates the alleged homicide was premeditated.

Setting financial priorities isn’t easy for NKSD

  • Feb 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

Public education may be a basic right for all Americans, but somebody’s got to foot the bill. Contrary to popular belief, the state doesn’t pay the full price tag, said North Kitsap School District Superintendent Gene Medina.

Here’s to you, Mrs. Robertson

  • Feb 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

POULSBO — Want to live to be 100? Eat your veggies. That’s the advice from Ada Robertson, and she should know. The Poulsbo resident gathered in the company of family and friends at the Liberty Bay Presbyterian Church on Feb. 2 to celebrate her 100th birthday.

Poulsbo Village awaits Seventh Avenue debut

  • Feb 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo Village patrons awaiting easier access to their favorite stores may have to wait just a little longer. The opening of the Seventh Avenue extension connecting State Route 305 near Forest Rock Lane with the much-visited shopping center hasn’t quite happened yet, but the anticipated thoroughfare is close to making its debut.

Get down, boogie-oogie bowling

  • Mar 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

POULSBO — The Breidablik Elementary gymnasium is no longer a gym, it’s a disco-bowling alley. There’s a glittery poster that reads, “Groovy Disco Fever.” The lights are off, the Village People are belting out their uber-popular hit “YMCA,” and a disco ball splashes a plethora of rainbow squares around the room.

Burglaries and meth went hand-in-hand

  • Mar 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

PORT ORCHARD — As the investigation into the North End burglaries and car prowls is ongoing, the alleged motive is the only thing that’s clear-cut. “The property was being stolen from victims and either being sold through underground sources or being traded, typically for narcotics,” said Scott Wilson, public information officer for the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

Speaker to bring Afghanistan to Poulsbo

  • Mar 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

POULSBO — Three area groups have pitched in to bring the topic of Afghanistan to the forefront of North End conversation. The North Kitsap School District Equity Committee, Kiwanis of Greater Poulsbo, and League of Women Voters of Kitsap are co-sponsoring the visit of speaker Walter Yeager, who will share his years of experience in Afghanistan one week from tonight.

Poulsbo takes preemptive strike at future challenges

  • Mar 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo’s Long Range Planning committee is taking a good, close look at the future. And not a moment too soon. Consulting planner Karla Boughton outlined the status of the city’s comprehensive plan during a meeting Wednesday afternoon and pointed out a couple hiccups in the document’s schedule.

Winging it at NKHS

  • Mar 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

POULBO — Packing boxes have been emptied and tucked away but the smell of fresh paint and new construction still lingers in North Kitsap High School’s 500 wing. With teachers working late into the night Feb. 22 and over last weekend, the newly remodeled wing was move-in ready for the students on Monday.

Selfless service earns Acorn Awards

  • Mar 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

KINGSTON — Inspiration and admiration flooded the hearts of the approximately 100 Golden Acorn Awards ceremony attendees last Monday at Kingston High School. More than 30 North Kitsap School District employees and volunteers were honored for their selfless service to the district’s students by the North Kitsap Parent Teacher Association Council.

Operation Christmas Child: Mission Delivery

  • Mar 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

POULSBO — Tamara Henry and her family have been filling Operation Christmas Child boxes for 14 years. Since 2000, she’s coordinated the Poulsbo area collection. But this year was different. This year Henry stuffed shoeboxes. This year she loaded them into trucks and shipped them off.

Online Rotary auction open to bids from around the world

  • Mar 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo-North Kitsap Rotary club has officially entered the 21st century. The service organization’s 26th annual auction is ready to roll, and this year bidders won’t have to wait for a silent auction event to make a grab for some really great gear. Instead, the auction will go live online at 5 a.m. March 4, and more than 130 items will be up for bid — much like they would be on eBay — through 9 p.m. April 18.

911 Briefs

  • Mar 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

NKSD awards bid for recreation complex

  • Mar 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:20PM

A portion of the North Kitsap School District school board’s year-long involvement in the development of the North Kitsap Regional Events Complex Master Plan came to a close Thursday evening, as Fischer General Contracting Inc. was awarded the contractor bid. With a unanimous vote, board members approved the base bid of $1,739,764, which is contingent upon approval from the project’s remaining partners: NKSD, Kitsap County, the city of Poulsbo and the Public Facilities District PFD).

Let's go fly a kite

  • Mar 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:19PM

The Downtown Kingston Association kicks off its first event of the year with families looking to dust off old kites or make new ones. The event, Kites Over Kingston, scheduled for March 29 at Mike Wallace Park at the Port of Kingston, brings a new reason to look skyward and hope for sunny weather in early spring.

Wanted: World-traveling delivery person

  • Mar 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:19PM

POULSBO — Former home and boat builder Wally Harrison is now in the car business. Toy cars, to be exact. The not-so-retired 80-year-old has transformed his Poulsbo Place garage into a woodworking shop where he’s producing toy cars for kids in Third World countries. And while he’s got the task of creating supply down to an art, he’s hoping to find a little help meeting the demand.

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