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From clearing, ‘Mountain Aire’ will emerge Woman

killed by errant truck at Bangor HERALD STAFF

erty, as it does today, on its way to the Malme farm and what is now Poulsbo Village — it was Little Valley then — en route to the estuary. The cute two-story yellow

BANGOR — A civilian employee of Naval Base Kitsap–Bangor was struck and killed by a truck that went off the road and onto the sidewalk when the driver lost control of the vehicle during a turn, Washington State Patrol reported July 23. Sandra S. Vicks, 55, of Bremerton died at Harrison Medical Center. She was walking on the sidewalk at Scorpion Avenue and Sculpin Circle when she was struck at 1:09 p.m. A 1997 GMC Sierra C1500, driven by a 19-year-old man from Silverdale, was heading northbound on Scorpion Avenue and turning right onto Sculpin Circle when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it struck Vicks, Washington State Patrol reported. The cause of the crash is under investigation and the truck has been impounded. No charges have been filed. Vicks worked for the Navy



Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson, council members Gary Nystul, David Musgrove, Jim Henry, Jeff McGinty, and Linda Berry-Maraist, and City Engineer Andrzej Kasiniak toured the Mountain Aire development currently under construction in Poulsbo, July 23. Richard D. Oxley / Herald

Development will add housing, parks, retention ponds to Noll Road area


POULSBO — When city developers scouted a corner of what will be the Mountain Aire development to plan for a retention pond, they discovered something unexpected — a pond. “My husband, who has lived

here all his life, didn’t know it was here,” said Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson while giving a tour on July 23 of the Mountain Aire development currently under construction at Noll Road and Hostmark Street. It’s more accurate to say that the pond was rediscovered. City

officials were able to locate old drawings of the area that showed the pond. And locals have been making recent use of it, as evidenced by an abandoned inner tube at its bank. “It’s deep enough that people have been swimming in it,” See MOUNTAIN AIRE, Page A6

A two-story, 1,500-square-foot home for $99,000 Agent says creekside property best suited for park


POULSBO — The early story of the house at 19159 8th Ave. NE sounds idyllic. This area, near 8th and Iverson, was out of town when the house

was built in 1930. There was no Highway 305 then, just farmland as far as the eye could see. Your morning was more likely to be interrupted by the sound of a cow mooing than a car passing by. The south fork of Dogfish Creek gurgled along the prop-

Prosecutor attorney candidates lay out reasons they should be elected By KEVAN MOORE Bremerton Patriot


Voters had a chance to vet all four candidates for Kitsap County prosecutor at candidate forums presented this month by the Bremerton Chamber of Commerce and

the League of Women Voters of Kitsap County. Voters needing to review the tape can tune in to BKAT and Russ Hauge, a Democrat who has held the office for 20 years, faces a fel-

low Democrat, a Russell Hauge Tina Robinson Bob Scales Republican and an Bruce Danielson Independent in the Aug. 5 primary. “I built this organiza- 100 individuals protecting At the July forums, Hauge defended his tion,” he said July 15 at the your safety. Any one of them record and urged voters to Bremerton chamber’s Eggs could make more money in re-elect him to another term. & Issues forum. “We have See PROSECUTOR, Page A8

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