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Barbara Kingsolver comes to Bainbridge for West Sound Reads, Nov. 20

  • Nov 13, 2009 at 12:00PM updated Nov 17, 2009 at 2:32PM

The general consensus among the press and her publishers is that “The Lacuna” — Barbara Kingsolver’s first novel in nine years — is the New York Times’ bestselling author’s most accomplished work to date. When asked if she considers this latest book ­her most accomplished, and if so why, Kingsolver responded with an impervious kindness, “I couldn’t possibly say that, because my mother taught me not to brag.” But she does agree “The Lacuna” — which she’ll read from at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at a free West Sound Reads event at the Bainbridge High School gymnasium — was, indeed, a massive undertaking.

Kitsap Prosecutor braces for budget cuts

  • Nov 16, 2009 at 12:13PM

The Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office has submitted its budget-cut plan, along with a warning that many crimes will now go unpunished. “We will continue to prosecute the most important felony cases,” said Prosector Russell Hauge. “But the less serious cases, those around the edges, will fall off the table.”

County appeals critical areas decision to supreme court

  • Nov 18, 2009 at 2:30PM

Kitsap County has filed an appeal to the State Supreme Court, hoping it will overrule a September Court of Appeals decision regarding the application of the county’s Critical Areas Ordinance as it pertains to shoreline setbacks.

County budget in home stretch

  • Nov 24, 2009 at 3:13PM

County encourages Census participation to ensure subsidies

  • Dec 3, 2009 at 12:46PM

Kitsap County is hosting a meeting between community leaders and the U.S. Census Bureau to encourage participation in the upcoming Census, but officials are having little success reaching their intended audience.

Calendar of events| Dec. 4-10

  • Dec 4, 2009 at 1:20PM

Central Kitsap Commissioner Josh Brown declares for second term

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 5:00PM updated Dec 9, 2009 at 9:33AM

Josh Brown has announced his intention to run for re-election in hopes of becoming the first Central Kitsap Commissioner to win a second term since 1990. “I’m proud of what we have been able to accomplish in the last three years,” Brown said. “We've made a positive impact on the county and have focused on how to build partnerships and work together.

Kitsap County Jail lays off nine deputies after state cancels contract

  • Dec 10, 2009 at 11:00AM updated Dec 14, 2009 at 10:50AM

The Kitsap County Jail has handed layoff notices to nine deputies, stating that some or all of them will no longer have their jobs after Dec. 31.

Kitsap parks director marks a new path

  • Dec 10, 2009 at 10:00AM updated at 4:22PM

After nearly a month on the job, Kitsap County Parks and Recreation Director Jim Dunwiddie has submitted a list of departmental priorities to the county commissioners.

Census preparation effort continues

  • Dec 10, 2009 at 4:45PM

Kitsap County budget cuts could ripple through communities

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 3:03PM

The final 2010 budget as approved by the Kitsap Commissioners on Monday night trims expenditures across the board, but its impact extends beyond the employees and into all levels of the community.

Dump lines may get long

  • Jan 13, 2010 at 1:41PM

The Olympic Transfer Station in Bremerton is getting some needed upgrades, which could result in longer than usual lines from January 17 through January 21, according to the Kitsap County Department of Public Works.

Tearful service held for South Kitsap woman killed in Haiti earthquake

  • Jan 20, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Jan 21, 2010 at 10:05AM

An estimated 1,000 people crowded into a Lakewood church on Wednesday, paying tribute to a Port Orchard resident who lost her life during last week’s Haitian earthquake.

Kitsap Democrats prepare to replace Stephenson

  • Jan 28, 2010 at 10:53AM

The vacancy created by Kitsap Treasurer Barbara Stephenson’s impending departure will be addressed next week by the Kitsap County Democratic Party, first with a meeting to clarify the process.

Kitsap housing authority taps Tony Caldwell for new executive director

  • Feb 4, 2010 at 8:00AM updated at 10:54AM

The Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority (KCCHA) has selected Tony Caldwell as its new Executive Director, taking the helm of the agency after series of controversies and setbacks.

Stephenson passes treasurer torch

  • Feb 10, 2010 at 1:00PM updated Feb 11, 2010 at 3:39PM

Kitsap County residents will receive their property tax statements next week in the trademark pink envelope — a traditional but ironic Valentine Day’s message.

Kitsap 4H to get free Fairgrounds use while county, club mull compromise

  • Feb 11, 2010 at 1:00PM updated Feb 12, 2010 at 12:07PM

The Kitsap County 4H club received a temporary reprieve for rental of the Presidents Hall at the Fairgrounds, while both the department and the club decide on a possible compromise.

Census could create 1,000 temporary jobs in Kitsap

  • Feb 18, 2010 at 10:32AM

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently accepting applications to conduct follow-up interviews of people who have submitted their forms within an acceptable time period, and could hire as many as 1,000 people for the task.

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