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Detail from the 1878 painting, ‘Jews praying in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur, by Maurycy Gottlieb.

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Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins Sunday at sundown. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins Sept. 25 at sundown. Kitsap congregations have planned the following observances and worship services. Congregation Kol Shalom


Rosh Hashanah services With Rabbi Mark Glickman and Cantorial Soloist Laura Cannon Sept. 16 (29 Elul): 7 p.m. Ma’ariv (evening service), followed by dessert potluck. Sept. 17 (1 Tishrei): 9 a.m. children’s service; 10 a.m. Shacharit (morning service), followed immediately by Tashlich (Point White Pier).

Yom Kippur services With Rabbi Emily Meyer and Cantorial Soloist Laura Cannon Sept. 25 (9 Tishrei): 7 p.m. Kol Nidre (evening service). Sept. 26 (10 Tishrei) 9 a.m., children’s service; 10 a.m., Shacharit (morning service); 3:30 p.m., Torah Study with Rabbi Meyer; 4:30 p.m., Minchah (afternoon service); 5 p.m., Yizkor

Friday, September 14, 2012 | Vol. 111, No. 37 | | 50¢

Petition challenges city trails plan Alleges sensitive areas, private property at risk By MEGAN STEPHENSON

POULSBO — Some residents

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are still unhappy with the city’s walking trails plan and have filed a petition with the Growth Management Hearings Board to have three issues reviewed. Jan Wold, Molly Lee and Rita Hagwell have testified in front of the City Council during the pro-

cess of approving the Urban Paths of Poulsbo plan and maps. The council approved the plan May 16 after three years of research and input from a volunteer citizens’ committee. The petitioners are appealing the amendments to the city’s

Comprehensive Plan, and take issue with the conceptual trail lines that they say cross private property and critical environmental areas, all on the west side of Poulsbo where they live or own property. “I just feel there should be no

See IVES, Page A2

museum opens The new Suquamish Museum opens to the public Saturday. — Page A21


Bob Lee of Illinois takes his causes to the streets and highways of the west. — Story, page 2

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TRAILS CLOSED Pope temporarily closes North Kitsap trails, citing fire risk. — Page A3


trails on private property or within the critical areas buffer of the Johnson Creek area,” Lee said. During public hearings, the city seemed to listen to the concerns of private property owners and See PETITION, Page A2

9/11: North Kitsap remembers Council could have new parking regs in October

Geneva Ives’ goal ‘was to see that kids finished their schooling’ LITTLE BOSTON — Geneva Ives was the first Port Gamble S’Klallam person to graduate from a public high school. But that was only the start of her journey as an advocate for education. Even as the mother of seven children, she worked to raise her family and assist any S’Klallam child who wanted to attend school. “Her goal was to see that kids were Geneva Ives going to finish their schooling and graduate,” her son, Joe, said. “If a family was having a hard time and the kids needed a place, she would take them in just to keep them in school.” According to information from the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe,

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City trying to improve availability of spaces By MEGAN STEPHENSON

Don Spinar, commander and adjutant of Poulsbo’s American Legion Post 245, marches in front of a large crowd outside Poulsbo’s Martha & Mary Care Center Sept. 11 during the annual “9/11 Memory Walk.” Kipp Robertson / Herald See photos from North Kitsap’s observances on pages A12-13.

Store bagger’s honesty is a ‘godsend,’ woman says He finds, returns older couple’s $2,100 By KIPP ROBERTSON

KINGSTON — When Spencer Stokes walked outside the

Kingston Albertsons Aug. 30 he noticed a misplaced shopping cart near the front doors. The 19-year-old courtesy clerk never expected the simple act of moving the cart to its proper place would affect someone’s lives. In moving the cart, Stokes found an envelope containing

POULSBO — Downtown merchants, city employees and customers want to keep the downtown’s core of art galleries, restaurants and unique shops thriving. There’s just one problem: parking. With dozens of shops and eateries squeezed in an area of a few blocks, downtown Poulsbo has 1,199 parking spaces on streets and in lots. Those studying the parking lots say there isn’t enough circulation, pushing visitors and See PARKING, Page A16

Spencer Stokes found $2,100 in the Kingston Albertsons parking lot and turned it in. The money belonged to an older Suquamish couple who had withdrawn the money so they could pay their monthly bills. Kipp Robertson / Herald

$2,100 and a blank bank check. His next move was not difficult to determine.

“It was just like, ‘Ahhh, someone left this, I need to turn it in,’ ”

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September 14, 2012 edition of the North Kitsap Herald