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Suquamish gains new Early Learning Center

  • Apr 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:27PM

SUQUAMISH — In an effort to celebrate the potential young minds offer, and to help expand the Suquamish Tribe further its capabilities, the tribe’s early learning program received a brand new building April 1.

Friends of Miller Bay working toward goal

  • Apr 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:27PM

SUQUAMISH — By spreading awareness and growing the need to protect the environment, the Friends of Miller Bay is hoping to save a small part of Mother Earth for future generations to enjoy.

Ferry bills hit mixed waters in Olympia

  • Apr 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:27PM

OLYMPIA — Two bills, one from the House and one from the Senate, are looking at separate outcomes as the Legislative session sails toward an end. House Bill 2358 is facing sink or swim negotiations in the Senate, while Senate Bill 5862, is moving on smooth waters with a slight breeze as it waits for Gov. Christine Gregoire to sign it.

City of Poulsbo backs library levy lift issue

  • Apr 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:27PM

POULSBO — For the second time in three weeks, the Poulsbo City Council unanimously passed a resolution supporting a property tax levy lid lift. On April 4, the council was united in its backing of the Poulsbo Fire District’s quest to raise its assessment from its current 88 cents per $1,000 of assessed property valuation to $1.29 per $1,000.

911 Brief

  • Apr 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:27PM

Woman arrested in domestic violence dispute HANSVILLE — A 38-year-old Hansville resident was taken into custody after she reportedly hit her husband and fled police at about 2:10 a.m. April 18 at their residence on Sherlind Drive, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. ...

Regional events center takes giant leap forward

  • Apr 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:27PM

POULSBO — The dark cloud hanging over the future of the North Kitsap Regional Events Center was washed away by a sudden ray of sunshine Friday morning. Kitsap County Commissioner Chris Endresen along with North Kitsap School District, City of Poulsbo and Kitsap Public Facilities District leaders met in an attempt to move the project ahead after it had been bogged down by a user agreement issue.

KHS field lighting turns on support

  • Apr 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

KINGSTON — Lights aren’t taken lightly in Kingston. The crowd at Kingston Junior High Wednesday night was evidence of this as 60 residents filed in to discuss the possibility of lighting the track and field at the new Kingston High School. The commons were so packed, organizers had to bring out 20 extra chairs prior to the start of the meeting.

EcoFest rides green wave

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

KINGSTON — Stillwaters Environmental Center workers are recovering after one of their most enthusiastic EcoFest Earth Day celebrations yet. Saturday’s event centered around green living, preserving Mother Earth and the environment, and drew a crowd of about 500 people on a classic spring day in the Pacific Northwest — warm but overcast.

Legislative session ends with a North Kitsap edge

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

OLYMPIA — As the state Legislative session for 2007 ends, the numbers are rolling in for North End causes — leaving everyone pretty happy with the outcome. The Suquamish Tribe, Kingston Village Green, Miller Lake, Poulsbo Marine Science Center and the Carpenter Creek Estuary all received funding from the capital budget, as well as other county groups.

911 Briefs

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

Man charged with child porn POULSBO — A trip to Circuit City to fix a slow-running computer didn’t have quite the result a Poulsbo man wanted last week. Poulsbo resident Peter J. Kelly was arrested on charges of possession of child pornography by the Poulsbo Police Department April 18. Kelly was formally charged with one count of possession of sexual depictions of a minor Monday in Kitsap County Superior Court. His trial date was set for July 16 with a pretrial hearing set for June 13.

WEB Program looks to ease

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

KINGSTON — Feeling comfortable in one’s setting is a necessity for students’ overall success in their learning environment. With this in mind, staff at Kingston Junior High School wants to make sure incoming sixth graders feel welcome when they come through their doors as middle schoolers in September.

Poulsbo moratoriums delay causing frustration

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

POULSBO — News that the earliest the Poulsbo City Council could lift both of its citywide moratoriums is this summer wasn’t greeted warmly by homebuilders or developers Monday. The cold shoulder might be deserved as the prohibitions were originally expected to end in February.

North End parks all set to don their best for spring

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

KINGSTON — As the days get sunnier, North End residents may start to feel the pull of the great outdoors. In anticipation of this urge, Kitsap County Facilities, Parks and Recreation crews have been improving, sprucing up and opening various parks around the North Kitsap area so they are ready for summer use.

Seven vie for Miss Viking Fest tiara

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

POULSBO — Seven young ladies will put their spin on the age-old phrase “Velkommen to Little Norway” Friday night as they compete for the eighth annual Miss Viking Fest crown at Christ Memorial Church. The pageant begins at 7 p.m. and the doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available through the contestants and at 1st Security Bank in Poulsbo Village. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger.

PMSC buoyed by state Legislature

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

POULSBO — Because of a last-minute change of heart by the Washington State Senate, 23rd District Rep. Sherry Appleton was able to make good on her promise to supporters of the Poulsbo Marine Science Center.

Photovoice finding favor in Suquamish

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

SUQUAMISH — A little focus, guidance and a few cameras could give Suquamish students a chance to open the public’s eyes to how they feel about their local community. Photovoice, a photographic community project created in 1992 and utilized all over the world, is in the process of being organized by the Suquamish Citizens Advisory Committee youth and senior subcommittee, and could offer a peek into how youth view their neighborhoods.

WASL math requirement likely delayed until 2013

  • Apr 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

North Kitsap High School students who struggle with numbers can relax — until 2013, that is. Following a push from Gov. Christine Gregoire and a Legislative vote this week, the Washington State Assessment of Student Learning math requirement was likely delayed for five years. (Gregoire needs has yet to sign the bill.)

Potential scam turns out to be misunderstanding

  • Apr 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:26PM

KINGSTON — Using a newly constructed high school to scam people out of money is Ed Waterman's idea of one of the sleaziest thing a con artist can do. And he felt a phone call from the Texas-based company Sports Promotions Group was just such a situation after receiving a suspicious sounding sales pitch seeking advertising dollars for the new Kingston High School.

Fishing derby aims to hook youngsters

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Fishing is undoubtedly one of the most popular leisure sports in the United States. But it’s been catching fans well before 1776. The North Kitsap High School FFA and the Poulsbo Noon Lions hope to do so today as they lure children to the horticulture pond on Noll Road with the promise of hooking trout. From 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. the 16th annual kids fishing derby makes a splash as it invites children in the sixth grade and younger to test the waters.

Mitzel’s won’t be Mitzel’s when it returns

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Those looking forward to the return of Mitzel’s to Poulsbo Village might be disappointed because the popular eatery isn’t coming back. Instead a new as-yet-unnamed restaurant will be built on its foundation. Mitzel’s was destroyed in a fire May 30, 2006 and its parent company, Elmer’s Restaurant, promised to return to Little Norway as quickly as possible.

Park still wheeling in concerns

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

KINGSTON — In the six years since the Kingston Skate Park opened it has been a bit of a sour subject for some neighbors, and the center of the world for many children, teenagers and adults. Now, because of a few disrespectful people, Kitsap County officials are thinking of taking out the last remaining convenience — the park’s only trash can. After considering putting Romtec style restrooms at the park, county officials examined the site and decided against locating the facilities there. They will instead construct them at Arness Park on South Kingston Road, said Kitsap County senior maintenance supervisor Dori Leckner.

Village Green nearing its final design

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

KINGSTON — With visions of trails and open space dancing in their heads, Kingston residents were asked to give their input about the Kingston Village Green Master Plan at a Wednesday evening meeting dedicated to gathering public opinion. Funding options were also discussed with Kitsap County officials, including a $48,000 Interagency Committee for Outdoor Recreation grant that could change the community center plan if it is accepted.

Vetter Homestead residents set to move in

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — State, county and city officials will officially welcome a new neighborhood to the northern edge of Little Norway today. For 30 families, the ribbon-cutting and barbecue will celebrate the end of a journey, while for 30 more it will mark the beginning of the quest toward homeownership. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the site east of State Route 305 on Viking Way.

City unable to aid port annexation

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — While the city of Poulsbo has reaped the benefits of annexing the majority of its Urban Growth Area, the Port of Poulsbo has yet to share in the revenue harvest. In response to the ongoing concerns from the port, Planning Director Barry Berezowsky gave the city council’s public works committee the lowdown on why the group hasn’t been allowed to join in the city’s newfound prosperity.

‘Lights of Broadway’ ready for production

  • Apr 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:25PM

POULSBO — Randy, Paula and Simon won't be on hand, but in two weeks, North Kitsap High School students will get a unique opportunity to shine on in front of the hometown crowd in Poulsbo.

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