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WSTPA summit plugs in again in Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:43PM

POULSBO — Last year, no one was sure if a gathering to talk about the future of technology in government and business would fly.

No longer just an alternative route

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:43PM

KINGSTON — The idea of improving Miller Bay Road has been on the county books for years, but as with most projects, it has been a matter of finances and priorities — or the lack thereof.

Patrons can now push library’s buttons

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:43PM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Friends of the Library’s work is on the up and up but one new project could be classified as being on the up and down. After nearly three years of waiting, the Poulsbo Library recently christened its new elevator with a ride for a few of its star volunteers. Ed Hakanson, who helped get the grant to pay for the machinery said it felt good to finally see the lift in place.

Red Cedar Farm swings open gate

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:43PM

LOFALL — On Sept. 30, Red Cedar Farm was abuzz with activity. There was the tractor to paint, animals to feed and the corn maze to finish.

Suquamish improves drainage

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:43PM

SUQUAMISH — No, there is not a hotel being constructed in downtown Suquamish. Nor is yet another casino or housing area planned for development there.

Council tells Bight to keep moving on cabin

  • Oct 4, 2003 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 6:43PM

POULSBO — While council members weren’t willing to give the Martinson Cabin the thumbs up just yet, they did give the project a pat on the back.

County flushes its no-contact advisory

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

The Kitsap County Health District has been taking measures to ensure Liberty Bay and Ne-Si-Ka Bay are safe for activities after 350,000 gallons of sewage were dumped into area waters Sept. 18.

Giant pumpkin contest snaps, crackles and Popps

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

POULSBO — Two great big pumpkins did something fairly unusual at Valley Nursery last weekend. They beat out a Popp. Not both Popps mind you, but it’s a start.

Oktoberfest is a hit

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

PORT GAMBLE — Oktoberfest made a grand reappearance in Kitsap County last weekend as fans of the German festival flocked on to Port Gamble for the chicken dance, bratwursts and plenty of German beer.

‘The Laramie Project’ draws both applause and protests

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

POULSBO — Sondra Ashton vividly remembers first reading “The Laramie Project.” She said she was deeply moved by the play, depicting interviews with more than 200 residents of Laramie, Wyo. after the violent death of Matthew Shepard.

And you thought your mother’s chicken was dry

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

POULSBO — The chickens hailed from Fred Meyer’s, not the rich banks of the Nile. Other than that, Breidablik Elementary teacher Brittane Hendricks’ fourth grade class did a decent impersonation of an ancient mummification ceremony last week.

Home Depot may round out Olhava anchor tenants

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

POULSBO — First it was Wal-Mart. The next retailer in line to possibly become the second and final anchor tenant at the Olhava property is Home Depot, First Western Investments President Mark Zenger confirmed this week.

Residents take first stab at Old Town Study

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

POULSBO — Old Town residents aren’t crazy, there is a pattern to growth in their neighborhoods, reported architect Mark Hinshaw this week.

Study finds city already runs lean

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

POULSBO — The way the city does business could be tightened and streamlined for better efficiency, the preliminary findings of the city’s process study said this week.

County helps permanently preserve pristine forest land

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

MILLER BAY — A group of citizens has been struggling the past several years to permanently preserve several acres of undeveloped land with the aim of helping the salmon.

Friends note mark Williams is still making on Poulsbo

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

POULSBO — Muriel Williams has seen and recorded a great deal of Little Norway’s history.

Illegal gill nets hooked by Suquamish PD

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

POULSBO — Illegal gill nets were removed from the North End of Liberty Bay by Suquamish Police crews Tuesday.

Suquamish pond earns national honor

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

SUQUAMISH — The Suquamish Basket Marsh isn’t finished helping kids learn, and apparently it’s not finished earning accolades, either. The pond located at Suquamish Elementary — which was designed and built by students, community volunteers, the school district, the Suquamish Tribe and plenty of others — has won the President’s Environmental Youth Award.

Sewage overflows into Bay

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

KEYPORT — A seven day no-contact advisory has been issued for the waters of North and Central Kitsap after a pump station in Brownsville failed, releasing more than 350,000 gallons of sewage.

Kingston foot ferries receive wave reviews

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:42PM

KINGSTON — People had the opportunity to speak their minds on the proposed foot ferries plan this week and those who spoke were all in favor of connecting Kitsap County to Seattle in more ways than one.

Dust off the polka attire

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:41PM

PORT GAMBLE — When it comes to eating a German seasonal sausage loaded with sauerkraut and throwing back a rich German beer, Rohn Rutledge remembers a time when North Kitsap reveled in the fall traditions of Oktoberfest.

Local support lessens struggle for a child

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:41PM

KINGSTON — This summer’s progress of Brandon Rowan’s health is impressing his mother every day. But what impresses Crickett Rowan even more is the support from the community her family has received as they struggle through her middle child’s toddler years.

Williams turns new page for historical society

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:41PM

POULSBO — Muriel Williams remembers watching a blacksmith work hot embers where Tequila’s Bar and Grill is now. She remembers when the local newspaper used to be right downtown where Gifts of Promise is now. And she remembers when she and four others decided these historical memories were so important that they needed to found an historical society.

Foot ferry discussion aims to inform public

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:41PM

KINGSTON — Questions have been asked and people have been wondering how a certain transportation proposal in the upcoming November election could change the future of Kitsap County.

Local kids end summer with a drive for Fishline food bank

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:41PM

POULSBO — While other kids were squeezing the last bit of fun out of summer, three local kids were making sure a few more families had enough to eat.

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