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If voters approve a proposed new county charter in an election scheduled for February 2002, they will change the manner by which county council members are elected. Then they’ll have the chance to change back in November 2003.
Was it only a month ago that our main concerns were getting our kids back to school, the local primary elections and whether the Mariners were winning? Was it only a month ago that we dutifully mumbled through the Pledge of Allegiance instead of considering how such a pledge could cost us the lives of our friends and neighbors? Was it only a month ago that we barely heard a low-flying aircraft or wondered if every sniffle was the first symptom of Anthrax? Was it only a month ago that we felt safe?
SUQUAMISH — After four years as owner of the Coffee Cantina and serving as manger for the Kitsap Community Arts Center, Don Downing is taking his world famous zesty clam chowder recipe and hitting the road. “My financial resources are completely exhausted and so when it became apparent that KCAC could no longer afford my modest salary, I had no choice but to resign, put the coffee shop up for sale and seek employment elsewhere,” Downing said in a statement. His resignation is effective Nov. 1.
POULSBO — The county scored one out of five possible points, Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management Director Phyllis Mann told members of the Poulsbo City Council Wednesday night. And while in most cases low scores are a bad sign, Mann said when one is counting the possibility of terrorism here — it couldn’t be better.
Over the next few months Kitsap County will be shedding its jellyfish image in terms of telecommunications access and getting a little backbone. Actually, thanks to the Kitsap Public Utilities District, it will be a lot of backbone. Members of the Regional Telecommunications Committee were briefed Thursday on how KPUD was working to expand and improve access throughout the county.
A group of animals and their owners gathered Saturday for a blessing and to celebrate St. Francis Assisi's love of animals.
According to the Department of Transportation, the $7 million earmarked for Poulsbo work remains intact--for now.
An option under consideration--ask voters to decide if county council members should be elected in district-only or country-wide elections. Public comment is invited at the board's next meeting on Oct. 11.
Thousands of area youngsters visit a maze of pumpkins and sample pumpkin pie and farm life.
Court says project is vested under 1983 standards.
State, Kitsap County, Poulsbo and school districts are bracing for budget cuts.
Two men also injured Sunday, one seriously.
Last chance this weekend to get homegrown goodies and fun.
Regis edges out Sherry Appleton by a five-vote margin.
Counseling brings focus to individual, couple and family needs.
Tough financial times put Olympic College campus on uncertain ground again.
Too close to call, Regis and Appleton race will get a hand recount on Monday.
Over 100 gather to support salmon habitat restoration project.
PFD's choice of a Silverdale sports complex will benefit business and families.
"POULSBO - It was a small gathering, but Old Glory may have never flown so proudly as it did Thursday night in Poulsbo. "