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Health District finds toxic algae in Long Lake

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:32AM

A recent advisory issued by the Kitsap County Health District to warn Long Lake users about a potentially toxic bloom is not necessarily a sign that recent treatments at the lake are not working, but rather proof that they need to be continued, an official said.

SK man charged with killing uncle

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:32AM

A 28-year-old South Kitsap man remains in Kitsap County Jail after being charged last week in the death of his uncle, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Rodeo tickled pink to fight cancer

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:32AM

Pink is a traditionally feminine color, one that a man may have to provide an excuse for wearing. But at next week’s Kitsap County Rodeo and Stampede, many of the toughest guys in attendance will proudly add the shade to their regular ensemble.

COUNTY BRIEFS: Acronym policy updated, meetings rearranged, wireless discussed, celebration planned

  • Aug 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:32AM

The Kitsap County commissioners are resurrecting their acronym policy, fining anyone who uses an acronym in a meeting $1 per use.

School board makes budget cuts

  • Aug 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:32AM

The South Kitsap School District Board of Commissioners on Wednesday approved a 2007-08 budget that includes cuts and adjustments amounting to $1.7 million.

City moves ahead on wi-fi proposal

  • Aug 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:32AM

The Port Orchard City Council is moving forward on Councilman Fred Chang’s idea to provide wireless Internet at City Hall, but taking a few research steps first.

Friday brush fire deemed suspicious

  • Aug 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

A brush fire that spread across approximately 10 acres near Burley-Olalla Road Friday afternoon is being investigated as “suspicious,” according to Jerry Johnson, an incident commander with the Department of Natural Resources.

PO man's transformation profiled on PBS

  • Aug 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

Few in Port Orchard would describe the area as a bustling metropolis, but compared to a small village in the Canadian Yukon that boasts a total population of 250, that impression might change.

Law and Justice Council to be reinvented

  • Aug 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

Kitsap County Prosecutor Russ Hauge plans to reactivate the local Law and Justice Council in response to new state law he believes attempts to transfer released prisoners’ followup care to local government. Hauge said the statute, which was passed by the 2007 Legislature, makes an undetermined amount of followup activity the responsibility of the county where the prisoner is released.

District tunes up for school year with a party

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

Residents turn out to have fun, gather info from community organizations. Web Extra: See a slideshow of the event.

Primary Election results

  • Aug 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

Port Orchard Mayor
Tom Saunders 26.65%
Kathleen Dolan-Bowes 13.37%
Lary Coppola 58.21%
Port Orchard City Council At-Large Position
Dennis Xavier Goss 18.64%
Jerry Childs 49.69%
Dick Fitzwater 30.55%
Port of Manchester District 10 Commissioner Position 3
Steve Pedersen 30.00%
Phil Paquette 23.02%
Mark Rebelowski 24.88%
Dave Kimble 21.05%
Port of Bremerton 1 Commissioner District 2
Larry Stokes 56.33%
Martin D. DiIenno 14.57%
Mary Ann Huntington 27.38%

Coppola off to a flying start

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

Port Orchard mayoral hopeful Lary Coppola got a major head start towards his goal Tuesday, racking up 57.2 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary election.

Stokes doubles up on Huntington

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

Although one of her challengers received more than twice as many votes as she did Tuesday, Port of Bremerton Commissioner Mary Ann Huntington was far from discouraged this week when asked about the results.

‘Suspicious’ package, men noted on ferries

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

It was a tense and frustrating week for Washington State Ferries riders as the FBI on Monday released photos of two men who had raised concerns, and two days later a suspicious package was reportedly found on a vessel.

Bomb scare turns out to be ‘bong’ scare

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

A suspicious item that put two Washington State Ferries routes on ice for an hour Wednesday turned out to be a duct-tape tube smelling of pot, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Health District faces budget woes

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

The Kitsap County Health District at a special meeting this week approved a series of cost-cutting measures expected to affect the quality and availability of public health service.

SKSD fails to meet federal AYP

  • Aug 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

The South Kitsap School District and seven of its schools failed to meet Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) this year, but do not yet face any consequences, according to a press release Friday.

Fair survives traffic woes, bomb scare

  • Aug 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31AM

The 60th Kitsap County Fair only slightly exceeded revenue and attendance levels from 2006, but earned plaudits from the State Fair Commission for its cleanliness and organization.

South Kitsap gearing up for new school year

  • Aug 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:30AM

The lines snaking through South Kitsap High School rivaled those of a Mariners’ box office during playoff season as students collected their identification cards and textbooks Friday.

County honors late senator with ‘Bob Oke Day’

  • Aug 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:30AM

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners Monday proclaimed Sept. 4 as Bob Oke Day to recognize the veteran state senator who died in May.

Could Fathoms move?

  • Aug 31, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:30AM

A month after the carnival, the Fathoms O’Fun Festival Association and the Port Orchard Bay Street Association are assessing the impact of this year’s celebration and determining what next year’s will look like.

Bay Street now 'beautiful'

  • Aug 31, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:30AM

The sidewalk along Bay Street has an unusual gleam about it this week. With a new stone surface and epoxy installation, the last rays of summer illuminate off the north side of Bay Street.

City residents decry overlay district

  • Aug 31, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:30AM

The Port Orchard City Council may have experienced a spell of déja vu Monday evening as they began the first public reading of the Downtown Overlay District. Thirty-seven residents, political candidates, business owners and developers turned out for the meeting, which was the first to allow public comments since April.

It's Anchors away for development

  • Sep 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:30AM

If you drive down to the Port of Manchester, be ready for a big change. Last week, the waterfront area looked like a meteor hit the lot at the northeast corner of Main and Colchester, now the ground is being leveled and the foundations installed on a new multi-use complex.

It's Anchors away for development

  • Sep 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:30AM

If you drive down to the Port of Manchester, be ready for a big change. Last week, the waterfront area looked like a meteor hit the lot at the northeast corner of Main and Colchester, now the ground is being leveled and the foundations installed on a new multi-use complex.

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