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Mahan: 'Tell Jan I'm coming'

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:24AM

After hinting that she may reverse her decision to step down as South Kitsap Commissioner in 2008, Jan Angel said she has not made a firm decision whether to run or not. “I have gotten calls encouraging me to run,” Angel said on Thursday. “I got three so far today. But I haven’t made up my mind yet.”

Burley-Ollala interchange to be previewed

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:24AM

While construction on the dangerous intersection will not begin for another nine months, Washington State Department of Transportation officials will be in Olalla on Wednesday night to present the final design for a long-awaited interchange that will safely connect the communities of Burley and Olalla across State-Route 16.

Released sex offender to live in Olalla

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:24AM

A 17-year-old Level III sex offender was released this month to live in South Kitsap on Banner Road, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported. Spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson said that Ajay Morrice Dufault was released from a juvenile corrections facility on Oct. 10, and has registered his residence as on the 10000 block of Banner Road.

County offers curb service for voters

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:24AM

If voters can’t make it to the ballot box, then Kitsap County will bring the ballot box to the voters. Next week the county will launch its Votemobile, a voting machine-equipped van scheduled to visit 19 locations between Oct. 25 and Nov. 5.

Special Report, Port Orchard Elections: The Mayor

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

As the ballots show up in mailboxes this week, little has changed on the race for mayor of Port Orchard. However the two candidates, Lary Coppola and Tom Saunders, have changed their stance on one thing — building heights.

Special Report, Port Orchard Elections: The City Council

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

Port Orchard voters have a large pool of City Council hopefuls to choose from in this November’s election, with five different seats up for grabs. Incumbent appointed Councilman Robert Putaansuu is running unopposed, but incumbents and newcomers have contestants for each position. Longtime Council members John Clauson and Rick Wyatt are each facing the first opponents of their political careers.

Study to examine Kitsap traffic

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

The Washington State Department of Transportation is beginning a sub-area study of two intersecting corridors, from State Route 3 south from Silverdale to Shelton, and on State Route 16 south from Gorst to Mullinex Road. The year-and-a-half study is now in the funding stage, with the most optimistic guess having it presented to the 2009 legislature.

Ballots in hand? Learn more about City Hall's hopefuls with our audio election guide

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

Includes interviews with each candidate running for Mayor or City Council.

Stand-down event scheduled

  • Oct 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

Kitsap County is jointly sponsoring an event designed to bring needed services to veterans who may need a helping hand to get on their feet. “There are a lot of homeless veterans in Kitsap County,” said Human Services Planner Leif Bentsen. “They’ve done their service and now they need some assistance. We are honoring their service.”

Lawmakers want 4-year college

  • Oct 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

Nine Kitsap County lawmakers have signed a letter to Gov. Chris Gregoire in support of a study to evaluate the needs of a four-year college program in the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas.

Bank robber gets 17 years

  • Oct 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

A 25-year-old man who used a pillowcase and a gun to rob a Port Orchard bank two Fridays in a row two summers ago was sentenced to 17 years in prison this month, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Kitsap election turnout looks healthy

  • Oct 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

Kitsap County Auditor Karen Flynn said 20 boxes of ballots arrived at her office on Monday, indicating a healthy return on the election.

SAFE Boats pulls in another order

  • Oct 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

Port Orchard-based SAFE Boats International announced last week that it will build two fast-response lifeboats for the U.S. Coast Guard.

County aims to save money with new medical plan

  • Oct 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

Kitsap County could save as much as $1 million with the initiation of a new medical plan developed in close cooperation with local union representatives.

Fleeing suspect nabbed under house

  • Oct 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

A South Kitsap man who initially evaded capture by jumping over fences and across a pasture full of livestock was captured earlier this month when he was discovered in the crawl space of a home in Olalla, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Cat campaign donates $10,000 to local shelter

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:23AM

Roger and Rupert are now two handsome, healthy brothers ready for a new home. But just a few months ago, they were found abandoned in a Dumpster in Port Orchard when they were only two days old.

Kitsap hosts a small, sweet movie

  • Oct 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:22AM

Kitsap County will never host the filming of the next high-octane superhero movie or star-driven chick flick, but it is the ideal place for a less extravagant film with a plot befitting the local scenery.

Next WSF boss may be from Kitsap

  • Oct 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:22AM

The Washington State Department of Transportation is expected to conduct a national search to replace retiring Washington State Ferries CEO W. Michael Anderson, but a Bremerton resident may already have the inside track for the position. “I have been very up-front about my interest,” said WSF Director Traci Brewer-Rogstad, “although I know there will be a competition for the job in the next few months.”

Library rolls out red carpet for young visitors

  • Oct 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:22AM

It was hard to tell who was having more fun at the downtown library Wednesday — the librarian or the children who came to have lunch with her. “I am so excited to see all of your faces here today,” said Shannon Peterson, the young people’s librarian for the Port Orchard Branch of the Kitsap Regional Library, as she greeted the second group of third-graders from Sidney Glen Elementary to head “To The Library” for a tour.

SKFR stumps for safety

  • Oct 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:22AM

If a big banana that sounds like Darth Vader comes into your house one night, you should definitely be worried — but about a fire, not the strange guest. That was the message delivered by South Kitsap Fire and Rescue personnel Tuesday as they visited Orchard Heights Elementary School to teach children the importance of escape plans and other ways to stay safe during a house fire.

Manchester plan process under scrutiny

  • Oct 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:22AM

Manchester residents who gathered on Tuesday for one of the last meetings before the area’s Community Plan is handed off to the Kitsap County commissioners seemed more interested in the process than building heights and design standards.

SK students display egg-cellent character

  • Oct 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:22AM

Orchard Heights Elementary School showed off some egg-ceptional care and egg-cellent parenting Thursday when each student toted around a hard-boiled egg around for the duration of the school day.

County debuts more user-friendly web page

  • Oct 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:22AM

Kitsap County is taking a big step to make its Web site more user-friendly by appending standard tax information with a series of connected charts and graphs.

Boyer injured in fall from ladder

  • Oct 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:22AM

In the second such accident in two months, a Kitsap County elected official has injured himself by falling off a ladder. Kitsap County Sheriff Steve Boyer was cleaning out gutters at his Keyport home on Saturday when the right leg of the ladder began to slip. He could not regain his balance and fell about 19 feet, “landing on my left tush,” he said.

SK pastor charged with abuse

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

A South Kitsap pastor turned himself into authorities Monday after allegations came to light last week that he sexually abused at least two young members of his church, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported.

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