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911 Brief

  • Aug 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:55PM

Poulsbo storage barn destroyed in Aug. 10 blaze POULSBO — Poulsbo Fire Department and Navy Region Northwest firefighters responded to a fully engulfed barn fire at about 2:40 p.m. Aug. 10 near Scandia Court, said PFD officials. Calls to 911 reported a column of black smoke and large flames visible from the area. . .

Taylor Wall living a ‘dream come true’

  • Aug 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:55PM

KINGSTON — Taylor Wall describes her crowning moment at last weekend’s Miss Kingston Scholarship Pageant as a “dream come true.” “I wasn’t nervous until the end of the pageant when it was out of my hands,” Wall said.

SR 307 road closure to begin Friday

  • Aug 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:55PM

POULSBO — Another major road closure of the State Route 305 widening project is about to get underway, signaling to area drivers that while construction continues to cruise toward its expected fall completion, the work isn’t over yet.

Small fish in a big pond

  • Aug 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:55PM

POULSBO — With the opening of Kingston High School next month, North Kitsap High School will see a sizable chunk of its student athletes competing as Buccaneers as opposed to Vikings during the 2007-08 season.

Stillwaters continues to encourage discovery

  • Aug 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:55PM

KINGSTON — In an effort to illuminate the beauty and excitement of the great outdoors, the Stillwaters Environmental Center has created day packs full of activities, maps and guides to tempt residents and visitors to explore the center’s natural habitats.

Car show ready to shine for those in need

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:55PM

KINGSTON — Automobile fans from all over the North End and beyond will be burning rubber to get to the 5th annual Show and Shine car show this Sunday, as the event will be bigger and better than before. Organizers are almost finished preparing for the influx of families and individuals, and are hoping the sun will stay out long enough to reflect off the sea of chrome.

Viking Fest carnival might land in new location

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:55PM

POULSBO — A fiery debate that began last month continued to heat up Wednesday afternoon as downtown business owners pleaded with the city to make a move on the downtown parking issue. Merchants called on the Poulsbo Community Services Committee to alleviate the lack of parking and free Anderson Parkway of the noisy Viking Fest carnival.

OPG proposes a commercial dock for Port Gamble

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:55PM

PORT GAMBLE — Olympic Property Group is looking to enter in the local dock rat race several other groups and private citizens have been trying their hands at. The corporation feels its dock will be well-received, however, because it will be a commercial and community dock and will be constructed on the footprint of a older pier near the historic Port Gamble mill site.

Keyport residents protest height restriction

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

PORT ORCHARD — A dozen Keyport residents spoke up Tuesday night in front of the Kitsap County Planning Commission, nearly all of them setting their sights on keeping a special view protection height restriction for waterfront property owners out of the Keyport Community Plan.

Local firefighter posing for all the right reasons

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

POULSBO — When George Epperly goes to his job as a Poulsbo Fire Department firefighter, he expects to work hard and protect the public from the very real danger of fire. But in his free time, he’s practicing his pouting and posing for another worthy cause — the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters Burn Foundation’s 2008 calendar.

PPD chief candidate fails final background inspection

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

POULSBO — The search for the Poulsbo Police Department’s new chief will continue Poulsbo Mayor Kathryn Quade announced regretfully Wednesday night, explaining that her choice candidate for the job failed the final background check.

Port

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

911 Brief

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

DNA evidence links local to 2005 burglary LITTLE BOSTON — Kitsap County Sheriff Office detectives recently received information that could help them find a suspect in a Dec. 20, 2005 burglary in which four houses in the 28000 block of Gamble Place were broken into and about $30,000 worth of property was stolen. . .

Touch A Truck rolls into town

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Village parking lot will be bursting with kids of all ages who’ve revved their engines and strapped on their hard hats for the 19th annual Touch A Truck event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Visitors both young and old can explore the ins and outs of various vehicles on display, including police cars, a tow truck, dump truck, cement mixer and Kitsap Transit bus. New to this year’s ranks is a monster Jeep and a mobile veterinarian clinic.

Port runs into design flaw removing tanks

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

KINGSTON — Following the installation of two new 12,000-gallon gas tanks at the Kingston Marina, the Port of Kingston commissioners were looking forward to the removal of the old, 10,000-gallon containers and the completion of the job. As crews began the process Monday, however, they ran into a bit of a snag in the form of the Port of Kingston building.

Building codes close Armstrong Fitness University

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

Code violations close Poulsbo fitness center

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

POULSBO — Despite her pleas for assistance, Armstrong Fitness University owner Ann Armstrong has once again been forced to close her business. This time, the shutdown followed an Aug. 16, city of Poulsbo “Notice of Violation and Order to Cease and Desist Business Immediately” issued at her newly opened Front Street location.

Commissioners vote against vacating Washington Blvd.

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

PORT ORCHARD — In an Aug. 13 decision illustrating the strength of the Kingston Citizens Advisory Council, the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners denied a request for vacation of right of way property on Washington Boulevard in Kingston.

Chief Seattle Days pulls people together

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

SUQUAMISH — People of all types flowed together at this year’s 97th annual Chief Seattle Days, as different tribes and communities from all over pulled into downtown Suquamish to share in the celebration.

Park parties on toward completion

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

POULSBO — For a handful of nature lovers the one “can’t miss event” of the weekend wasn’t at a club, theater or sports venue. Instead, the be there or be square affair took place at Poulsbo’s Fish Park, and it was jumpin’ and jivin’ Sunday as members of the park’s steering committee and other volunteers raised the space’s first official interpretive sign.

Registration begins for annual Tomato Taste Off

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:54PM

POULSBO — Tomato connoisseurs are puckering up their taste buds with mouths a’watering as they prepare for the Fourth Annual Tomato Taste Off, which will be ripe and ready on Sept. 8 at the Poulsbo Farmers Market. Entry forms are now available for the tasting competition, where a new tomato pasta sauce contest will debut alongside the tried and true tomato testing. Both hobby and professional growers are encouraged to compete and vie for the grand prize.

Sea chanteys swell over Port Gamble Bay

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:53PM

PORT GAMBLE — A storm front moving in over Port Gamble, screeching gulls and a steely cold Port Gamble Bay provided the perfect backdrop for the haunting melodies and upbeat jigs that echoed out from the lawn near the Port Gamble General Store Sunday afternoon. Residents bundled up with blankets, coats and loved ones, allowing themselves to be transported back to the olden seafaring days during the second annual Port Gamble Maritime Music Festival.

Poulsbo Art Festival’s 21st year a success

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:53PM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Arts Festival painted its way into Little Norway’s Waterfront Park for three days this weekend, with specialty wares and craft demonstrations out in full array. And not even rainy weather could deter area art lovers from supporting creativity, as crowds arrived in full force Friday afternoon to kick off the Cultural Arts Foundation Northwest’s 21st celebration of the finer side of life.

911 Briefs

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:53PM

Assault on ferry captain nets felony charges KINGSTON — An 18-year-old Stanwood resident was arrested at about 11:15 p.m. Aug. 13 aboard the MV Walla Walla and charged with felony assault after he punched a ferry captain, who, along with several other crew members, was trying to get the man to disembark the boat, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. . .

Tribe clearing 20-acre property

  • Aug 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:53PM

SUQUAMISH — The Suquamish Tribe began clearing the way this week for thousands of visitors descending on the area in 2009 by starting work to convert 10 acres into a camping area. Tribal Chairman Leonard Forsman said the work on the 20-acre parcel is necessary to be able to welcome pullers, family and friends during the 2009 Tribal Journeys, when Suquamish will be the final destination.

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