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Hansville gazes into the planning crystal ball

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

HANSVILLE — When an April Fool’s sign on the corner of Point No Point Road promised a future of high rise condos and wetland-friendly water parks in Kitsap County’s northernmost town, it was an ironic wake up call for the leaders of Hansville, Eglon and surrounding communities.

Nelson farmhouse on pace to meet deadline

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — It’s been a long, hard winter for the Bight of Poulsbo restoring the Nelson farmhouse, but founder Bill Austin now says he can see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Car bash a smashing good time

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — By the time half of Wednesday’s school day had passed, the Hyundai Excel parked behind the North Kitsap High School Gym was a mess.

Residents take public swings at Wal-Mart

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — Hundreds of North Kitsap residents, hoping to play the role of Jack, are frantically chopping away at the credibility beanstalk. Their hope? To kill the corporate giant Wal-Mart before it sets foot in Poulsbo.

Broadband backbone is connected to the...

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — Education. Government. Homeland security. Commerce. All these things will be the beneficiaries of a new fiber optic backbone in Kitsap County was the message of a recent meeting of the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council.

The King of Kingston names ‘air’ to throne

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

KINGSTON — Lindvog Avenue was packed last weekend with big-eyed amateurs, confident professionals and even curious outsiders as the best of the best, locally and nationally, shredded cement at the community skatepark.

Large group shows up to say, ‘Thanks but no thanks, Sam’

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — It was standing room only at the Poulsbo Library Wednesday night as more than 200 people showed up to speak their minds about Wal-Mart.

City planner resigns post this June

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — Planning Director Glenn Gross confirmed this week that he’ll be trading in four walls and a desk at City Hall for the thrill of the open road beginning this summer.

Learning about culture on a dare

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

BANGOR — Native American tribes have been doing it for thousands of years, so it didn’t hurt when a few sixth graders from Vinland Elementary School did it, too.

S’Klallam elder joins fight against child abuse

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

KINGSTON — Darlene Peters has added another dish to what is an already full plate.

Ecofest abundant with larger than life animals

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

KINGSTON — When festival-goers of Ecofest walked onto the grounds of the Stillwaters Environmental Education Center last weekend, they saw a black, white and pink-spotted animal that isn’t typically seen in North Kitsap’s wetland habitats.

Sales help North Kitsap horticulture bloom

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — Poulsbo Junior High students stood elbow-to-elbow in one of the school’s greenhouses Monday morning, preparing more than 1,000 geraniums for a trip away from home.

Wal-Mart will land at Poulsbo’s Olhava

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

POULSBO — The first anchor tenant at the Olhava development will be a Wal-Mart, a company spokesperson confirmed this week.

Rotary hopes auction will help continue its works

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:31PM

Civic club’s biggest fund-raiser slated for next weekend.

Renovations set for NKHS gymnasium

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:30PM

The North Kitsap School District has awarded the bid for its next major project to Cree Construction.

A 100-year-old dream comes true

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:30PM

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe breaks ground for longhouse.

Taking the long road to recovery

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:30PM

HANSVILLE — Besides the euphoric adrenaline high after running a marathon, the 26.2-mile race lends itself to other advantages, including the chance to sight-see in countries such as Amsterdam and Ireland.

Musical energy brings audience to its feet

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:30PM

SUQUAMISH — The immense energy of the Git Hoan musicians’ performance last weekend was nearly overwhelming as audience members danced to the beat of Native American ceremonial drumming.

Styron celebrates crowning moment

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:30PM

POULSBO — Jessica Styron had the crowd in stitches Saturday night as she hobbled down the aisle, dressed as an old woman and leaning on a cane.

Kingston UGA plan hits another hurdle

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:30PM

KINGSTON — Just when the Kitsap Planning Commission was expecting to take a big stride toward adopting the Kingston Sub-area Plan, the group’s members and residents this week ran into an unexpected hurdle.

High expectations earn high award for teacher

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:30PM

POULSBO — Whether she’s making them craft a report on the book “12 Angry Men” or making sure they pay attention when she reads the works of John Steinbeck out loud, Sue Kaizuka doesn’t go easy on her students.

Commercial sprinkler fee has PFD all fired up

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:30PM

POULSBO — A new utility rate structure that’s been in place for only three months is hindering the Poulsbo Fire Department’s ability to affect safety improvements in Little Norway, Fire Chief Jim Shields told council members this week.

NKSD opens up and says ‘aye’ to clinic

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:30PM

POULSBO — In a move that surprised the sparse audience — and at least one board member — the North Kitsap School Board approved the health clinic at Spectrum Community School during its April 10 meeting.

Breidablik library set to open up a whole new world

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:30PM

POULSBO — To enter the Breidablik Elementary library, students will soon walk beneath an arch fashioned out of driftwood. If they decide to stay and read, they might pick a spot next to the rocky turtle tank.

Suquamish hopes to keep up ROAR program

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 6:30PM

SUQUAMISH — The thriving Suquamish reading programs will continue next year, but so will the search for funding.

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