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Kitsap Transit’s ‘Vision’ for SR 305 getting public check up via study

  • Jul 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 5:00PM

Level 1 burn ban lifted

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

North Kitsap scouts back from south of the border

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

KINGSTON — Four Kingston High School students are going to have a whopper of a tale to tell their fellow sophomores when they ask, “What did you do this summer?” in September. After years of talk and some “serious planning” Erika Rabura, Rachel Burk, Chelsea Wilson and Kendra Gottschalk of Girl Scout Troop 803 visited Mexico July 9-20, learning about the culture and lifestyles of Central America firsthand.

Miller Bay Road work takes a new turn

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

KINGSTON — Commuters trying to work their way through four different construction projects along the Miller Bay Road corridor may notice something a little new this week. A stretch of roadway south of Indianola Road has now been paved and turned into a one-lane bypass, said Kitsap County Public Works project and design manager Dick Dadisman.

Journey arrives singing and drumming

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

Every year, with an enormous effort from canoe pullers around Puget Sound, Canada and Alaska, Native American tribes up and down the shores of the Pacific Northwest gather and celebrate the rekindling of their heritage and share their cultures.

Beach seining reveals secrets

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

Scientists from the Suquamish Tribe, environmental and state agencies around the Puget Sound are taking beach combing to a whole new level in the North End. Instead of looking for shells, lost treasures and unique driftwood, they are searching for the connections between species of fish and other sea creatures and the relationship the nearshore habitat and dry land ecosystems share.

Keyport aware of conflict in protection standard

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

KEYPORT — Nearly 50 concerned citizens attended a community meeting in Keyport Tuesday evening to discuss the town’s newest community plan, and what was left out of it. The proposal is expected to be adopted this fall, but after a sparsely-attended May 22 community meeting, during which 12 of 15 residents voted to keep view protection standards off the plan, several others are expressing a different opinion, and wanted to have their say.

Recycling pitches in for Marine Science Center

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

POULSBO — Little by little, the Marine Science Center is making its way to completion, and a check presented by several community businesses Monday is just one of several unexpected gestures helping make its fall debut possible.

Neighbors’ Lunch aims to cook up new leadership

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

HANSVILLE — For nearly 15 years, Hansville residents have been gathering together at the Greater Hansville Community Center to share a meal, information and companionship. Now, after having organized the Hansville Neighbors’ Luncheon nine months out of the year for about six years, coordinator Bonnie Isaacs is ready to step out of the kitchen and let someone else take up the spatula.

Trillium School uproots into larger facility

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

INDIANOLA — One of the newest schools in North Kitsap is already in motion, moving into a new facility that will accommodate its immediate and future needs. The Trillium School is in the process of transitioning from its original location — a private residence in Indianola — to the defunct Indianola Firehouse at the intersection of Kitsap Street and Indianola Road.

Gasoline leak on Viking Avenue is still a hazard

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Junction Grocery gasoline leak discovered near Viking Way more than four weeks ago has resulted in the closure of a nearby business and continues to evade the Department of Ecology.

Miss Poulsbo achieves top five in state pageant

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

POULSBO — Alex Duchemin had a lot on her mind the first week of July. As one of 22 Miss Washington hopefuls competing for the crown at Tacoma’s Pantageous Theater, she had dance routines to learn, a song to practice and a four-minute onstage interview to prepare for. But in the little free time she had, Duchemin decided to do one other thing. She decided to blog.

Former Miss Viking Fest is honored for her courage

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

POULSBO — Former Miss Viking Fest Jasmine Campbell was honored for her strength and courage at a July 18 “Profiles in Courage Luncheon” given by the National Black Prosecutor’s Association.

911 Briefs

  • Jul 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

Resident arrested for threatening housekeeper. . .

Miss Kingston contestants ready to take the crown

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

KINGSTON — Miss Kingston 2006-2007 Paige Woodside will end her reign this month when she turns the crown over to another talented young woman. It all happens in 10 days, when the Miss Kingston Pageant takes center stage at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at Kingston Middle School.

County looks to make cuts

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

PORT ORCHARD — The Kitsap County Commissioners took the question of budget cuts to the next level this week, repeating the assertion that a voter-approved tax increase would be necessary in order to maintain current service levels. “In order to provide the same level of service, we will need to go to the voters so they can vote to pay for the things that they cannot do without,” said South Kitsap Commissioner Jan Angel.

City still waiting on post-moratorium rush

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:59PM

POULSBO — The adoption of the city’s new Critical Areas Ordinance July 18 may have lifted moratoriums and made way for developers, but the expected rush of permit applications has yet to overflow Poulsbo’s planning department as builders continue to adjust their proposals in accordance with new regulations.

Norwegian Point Park face-lift gets funds

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

HANSVILLE — Visions of a new and beautiful park could soon be dancing in Greater Hansville Area residents’ dreams as the necessary funds for a Norwegian Point Park Master Plan were recently secured by Kitsap County.

SR 305 project takes cut out of area businesses

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — The State Route 305 widening project that began last August is expected to come to completion this fall, but some area businesses could feel the sting of lost sales much longer. A few have managed to continue operating without a hitch, but for others, blocked entrances and the loss of parking is leaving numbers on the decline as customers take their business elsewhere.

Martinson Cabin gives city an historical touch

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — With the city government’s centennial celebration fast approaching, another historic structure in Poulsbo is about to have a first anniversary of its own. Martinson Cabin, which has been open to the public less than a year, is already boasting nearly 100 visitors each month, and attendance is climbing. After opening to the public last fall, docents at the cabin have settled in to the tasks of museum care and are ready to give the public a lesson in history.

Indianola Days celebrates community spirit, friends, summer

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

INDIANOLA — Gathered along Indianola Road, street vendors and community groups mingled with friends and neighbors, laughing and talking as they meandered through the street fair. A little farther downtown, the Indianola Dock was dotted with people admiring the sand sculptures taking shape on the beach below as artists and families worked quickly to finish their creations before the clock ran out and judging began.

911 Briefs

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

Poulsbo man fatally injured while washing his car POULSBO — A 70-year-old Poulsbo resident was found deceased at his residence by a neighbor at about 8:20 p.m. July 29, said Poulsbo Fire Department officials. The neighbor said she had noticed him washing his car earlier in the day. . .

Suquamish Learning Center readying for grand opening

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

SUQUAMISH — Even though the official grand opening won’t take place until Sept. 7, a large contingent of local North End area children have been enjoying the friendly confines of the newly constructed Marion Forsman-Boushie Early Learning Center since it opened its doors May 15. Construction began in July of 2006.

Festival paints fun weekend for North End

  • Aug 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

PORT GAMBLE — Residents and visitors were dazzled by brilliant colors and all forms of artistry during the 48th annual Kitsap Arts & Crafts Festival in Port Gamble that infused the historical mill town with color and creativity this past weekend.

Poulsbo Lions expands with evening pride

  • Aug 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 10, 2008 at 4:58PM

POULSBO — Known for raising vision health awareness, the Poulsbo Lions Club is now setting its sights on starting a new branch of its community service organization. Following the call to be Knights of the Blind, the Evening Pride Lions — an offshoot of the Poulsbo Noon Lions club — will hold its first meeting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9.

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