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Getting their kicks in NK

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

POULSBO — North Kitsap loves soccer like Memphis loves Elvis, and this weekend, you could tell.

Bainbridge Police nab second video suspect

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — It was a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time for Hollywood Video robbery suspect John W. Grantham last Friday.

From boot camp to big county honors

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

In five decades of marriage, Joan Watte never saw her husband shed tears.

City eyes potential annexation loophole

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo may have its hands tied in terms of inking annexation agreements with owner of property outside the city limits but the ropes will loosen early next month when a contract is scheduled to be signed with Puget Sound Energy.

Kingston cow chase leaves behind a trail of questions

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

KINGSTON — Much like the cow rampaging though Kingston streets Monday, reactions to the animal’s death run in all directions.

2001 lutefisk champ ‘blows’ an early lead

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

POULSBO — Much like a stewing vat of lye, Eric Perkins’ reputation as a legendary lutefisk lover seems to bubble and take on a life of its own as time passes.

Key county official resigns

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:11PM

Ending a 15-year career with Kitsap County, William Nogle, director of administrative services, announced his resignation on Monday, effective at the end of July. The announcement arrives on the heels of the county’s plan to switch from a one-year budget cycle to a two-year budget planning process — a project Nogle had been intimately involved with.

Lost longhorn shot after charging deputy

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

KINGSTON —For nearly four hours Monday afternoon a cow which had escaped from her trailer at the Kingston ferry dock parking lot kept the Washington State Patrol, Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies, the Department of Wildlife and even her rope toting owner at bay. She sharpened her horns on trees and ran randomly wild through the downtown streets after escaping at about 12:30 p.m.

The fest, the 'fisk and plenty of fun

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Addressing a small crowd during the Viking Fest opening ceremonies Friday, Poulsbo Mayor Donna Jean Bruce may have summed up the weekend of revelry best when she pointed out, “If you don’t have fun — it’s your own fault.” With three days of events, eye-popping entertainment, fantastic food, crazy carnival rides and authentic Scandinavian culture to choose from, the good times were definitely rolling at the 35th annual gathering. Traffic at the celebration was another story altogether, but jams didn’t keep some 40,000 people from crowding the streets of what typically is an aptly named “Little Norway.”

Volunteers get final digs in at Oyster Park

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

More than 200 new plants found a home this Tuesday at Oyster Plant Park in Poulsbo but the growth of community spirit during the finishing work may have been more notable than the thriving vegetation. The tiny Lemolo Shore Drive site has become a huge catalyst in terms of bringing all types of folks together to improve a plot of land that has come to symbolize what a civic group can do when it gets city and volunteer support. Members of the Poulsbo-North Kitsap Rotary took the lead on the project last year, helping transform what was once a dilapidated oyster plant building into a beautiful waterside park.

Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce honors its community all stars

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Although Brent Stenman did not try out for his high school baseball team, he is regarded as a major leaguer when it comes to youth baseball. Stenman was honored as the Greater Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce person of the year Thursday evening.

Front St. banners on their way down

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Tacky. Trashy. Negative. Community banners that have flown at the north end of Front Street didn’t receive the highest praise from Bill Austin this week. The local sign maker has been looking for a new home for the advertisements for more than a year without making much headway. Although such advertisements now fly on Austin’s property, near Front’s intersection with Lindvig Way and Bond Road, a Wednesday night discussion with city council could get Poulsbo out of the banner business for good.

Whited, Cauter chosen as NK 2001-2002 teachers of the year

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Anne Beth Whited and Sylvia Cauter have long been recognized as good teachers, whether they are bringing students to different corners of the world or bringing different corners of the world into the classroom. That excellence was officially recognized last week, as Cauter and Whited were named as recipients of the 2001-2002 Rangvald Kvelstad Teacher of the Year Award.

Viking Fest all set to wow Poulsbo crowd

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Norwegian Constitution Day will be marked for the 99th time this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Poulsbo as residents and visitors of all backgrounds celebrate Scandinavian heritage during Viking Fest. As usual, the event is chock full of singing, dancing, eating, drinking and good times that have made the weekend fare the biggest annual gathering in the otherwise quaint town of Little Norway.

Eroding wall could build a partnership

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

While seeking a partnership to repair one wall, Port of Poulsbo Commissioners last Wednesday began the process of tearing down another that has stood between them and City Hall for several years. Despite a history of giving a cold shoulder when the other’s help was needed, continuing erosion problems at Waterfront Park might put an end to such attitudes. With this in mind, the commissioners and Poulsbo City Council members decided to skip a technical discussion on how best to mend the sloughing rock wall and focus on mending their ailing relationship, instead.

Broadband coming to Hansville by year's end

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Driftwood Keys to get high-speed service by end of 2003.

Mudstock hopes to make it stick at Nelson Park

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

t Promoter Bill Austin not only wants to revive event but make it an annual fare.

Viking Fest bringing big booms

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Fireworks show Friday night will set the pace for weekend fun.

Port digs into rock wall deal

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

POULSBO — After missing grant opportunities and each other’s points for the past several months, Port of Poulsbo Commissioners and members of the Poulsbo City Council will finally sit down together tonight and discuss the joint challenge they face at Waterfront Park.

Mock crash teaches real lessons to students

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

POULSBO — The blood was fake. The smoke was dry ice. And when one North Kitsap High School student was led away from a gruesome accident scene last Friday, he knew he would soon slip out of his handcuffs and into a tuxedo for the prom.

Appleton to challenge Woods for seat

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

Although fall elections are six months away, the pairings are already falling into place as Kitsap County’s incumbent legislators have all announced plans to seek re-election and each has drawn one major-party opponent.

Legislators weigh in on Medicaid’s future

  • May 8, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 6:10PM

POULSBO — After dodging the Medicaid cut bullet earlier this year, officials, residents, employees, supporters and families at Martha and Mary Lutheran Services received some sobering news last Friday — they’ll have to do it again next year.

Poulsbo Police nab video store suspect

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo Police have arrested their first suspect in the April 28 robbery of Hollywood Video and have leads on the second, Sgt. Bill Playter reported Monday morning.

Council must make annexation decision

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo’s favorite “annexation tool” may be lost for good but that’s not going to stop its construction efforts in surrounding areas, city officials confirmed Wednesday.

More families counting on Fishline for food

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:09PM

POULSBO — Reeling from four months of abnormally high usage, Fishline Food Bank is hoping to reel in large donations next Saturday during its 10th Annual Letter and Rural Carriers Drive.

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