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2015 city budget — and rate increases — could be approved Dec. 3

  • Nov 21, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Nov 23, 2014 at 8:20AM

Perhaps the most significant part of the budget, according to Mayor Becky Erickson, is the council's pursuit of additional revenue for utilities and roads. The council may form a Transportation Benefit District in order to implement a $20 vehicle license fee. It is also considering raising stormwater and water utility rates, and imposing a cable TV tax.

 

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When a family needs help, the Poulsbo Lions/Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund is there

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Nov 21, 2014 at 7:10AM

This is the season of giving, but the gratitude comes year-round. “Throughout the year, people have told me, ‘Thanks for helping [the Poulsbo Lions/Raab Foundation] Bellringer Fund. It helped me out when I needed it,’” said Mike Brooks of Mike’s Car Wash & Detailing on 7th Avenue.

Poulsbo City Council member Berry-Maraist says she'll resign 'some time' after end of year

  • Nov 20, 2014 at 4:00AM updated at 9:40AM

"It is with some sadness that I announce my plans to resign from City Council some time after the end of 2014," Berry-Maraist said at the conclusion of the council's Nov. 19 meeting. "I'll work with the [council's] finance/administration committee and staff and confirm a final date to allow a smooth transition."

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Harrison Medical Center board approves single hospital campus

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 3:34PM

The Harrison Medical Center Board of Directors has given their final approval to a plan that will consolidate acute hospital care services at their Silverdale Campus, according to a press release from CHI Franciscan and Harrison Medical Center.

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Indianola woman is a 'citizen of the world'

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 2:33PM

During her lifetime, Indianola resident Pam Perry has traveled extensively to interesting, exciting and exotic locations around the world. Her parents, Linc and Fredi Perry, were "big travelers", as she puts it.

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