North Kitsap

Let them eat… cookies?

"Joe Irwin/Staff Photo Orange cones and construction crews on 6th Avenue have been a presence since sewer pipe work started their last fall but the neighbors aren't complaining - they're too busy baking cookies for employees of Debco Construction. Due to unprecedented success, the crews will also be tackling upgrades on Harrison, Eliason and Ryen streets as well as a portion of Fjord Drive. "

Magician will conjure up smiles

Joe Irwin/Staff Photo Comedy magician Jonathan Drake takes the Zombie for a mystical float. The trick is among many he will be teaching kids during classes at Poulsbo Parks and Recreation later this year.

Big home win for North Kitsap gymnasts

Trevor Pyle/Staff Photo Lydia Moore (left) and Anne Atkinson were two of the winners for North Kitsap during Thursday's meet with Port Angeles and Bainbridge Island.

Many pieces fit in bond puzzle

Trevor Pyle/ Staff Photo The crowded halls of North Kitsap High School would get some relief if the school district's proposed bond is approved by voters. A second high school would be built.

North Kitsap Vikings fall to league-leading P.A.

"Trevor PyleStaff Photo Despite a strong North Kitsap effort, the Roughriders were the winners Thursday night "

Poulsbo eyes uncertain growth planning future

City advisory commission asks for helm on local sub-area plan.

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Soccer players score at awards ceremony

"Joe Irwin/Staff Photo The Cougars, Tony Smith's champion select team in the BU-11 Gold-Emerald Division, eagerly await their trip to the main stage at the North Kitsap Community Auditorium to collect their medals for a season well played. The team was one of seven honored Tuesday night at the North Kitsap Soccer Club Awards Ceremony. "

Never too young to learn about history

While you're never too old to learn something new the reverse can also be true. This Saturday children ages 4-6 and their parents can learn about the history of the Suquamish tribe as part of the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum's Kinder History program.

Local film pokes Bremerton fun

"Courtesy Photos I'll Be Here 'Til I Leave stars Dominic Dofelmier and Maria Knox as a filmmaker and his girlfriend, who both want to flee Bremerton. "

Booking a huge crowd

"Joe Irwin/Staff Photos Mayor Donna Jean Brucecuts the ceremonial ribbon in front of the newly renovated building in Poulsbo while librarian Susan Lavin lends a hand to make sure all goes according to plan. (Next page) Kids enjoy good food, company and balloons before plunging into all the Valborg Oyen Library has to offer. This small group was joined by many others Sunday who absorbed not only the knowledge of the books on hand but their new surroundings as well. "

Parking and bathrooms? Both still in short supply

POULSBO - The historic district may have anything and everything when it comes to meeting locals' and tourists' shopping needs but for several years now it has come up markedly short in two crucial categories.

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Viking clip Eagles for first win of 2001

Trevor Pyle/ Staff Photo Devin Reed (42) and a host of Vikings wait for a rebound Friday against Klahowya. North Kitsap downed the Eagles to win.

Tribal Treasurer talks about recall vote

"SUQUAMISH - Amidst allegations that she has lost her ability to lead the Suquamish Tribe as treasurer, Georgia George Rye plans to keep a positive outlook on the recall meeting set for one week from now. I plan to keep my chin up because I know I have not done anything wrong, she said. "

Slow ride – take it easy along Front St. Street

"Joe Irwin/Staff Photo The face of Front Street will be changing dramatically in 2002 as crews work to make much-needed improvements to drainage, curbs and sidewalks there. The lengthy process begins next week when surveyors will visit the highly-traveled road. "




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NKHS students rewarded for staying off drugs.

"Trevor Pyle/ Staff Photo Poulsbo Police's Nick Hoke has started NKCOPS, a program designed to help kids stay drug-free. The photos of drug-free kids are displayed proudly in the school. "

Historic homes may be a hassle

"Joe Irwin/Staff Photo The modern face of Poulsbo might be getting a blast from the past if the city council agrees to increase its protection of historic homes. While the plan looks good on paper, the majority of council feels the program could prove extremely difficult to create and even harder to implement. "