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Seven seek SK Junior Miss title

  • Nov 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:19AM

A local pageant that has featured young girls demonstrating talents as diverse as bassoon playing to tributes to the late “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin will be held tonight at Marcus Whitman Junior High School. Starting at 7 p.m., the South Kitsap Junior Miss pageant will feature seven local girls vying for the title during the pageant’s 8th year.

Legal services dinner celebrates partnership

  • Nov 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:19AM

Two Kitsap County agencies joined together on Thursday to thank its supporters and ended up creating a partnership that could change the face of local legal services. An added bonus was the presence of a national figure who provided additional perspective about what may lie ahead for the United States Department of Justice.

Will new council revisit Overlay District issue?

  • Nov 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:19AM

In the aftermath of the general election earlier this month, the Port Orchard City Council will welcome a number of new faces, and fewer long-time members.

Web Extra: Vandals leave salmon in library bathroom.

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:19AM

Last week, vandals left a large salmon in the men’s room of the Sylvan Way Library. It took days for the staff to track down the rancid smell, and it still is noticable. KRL staff is not amused by the prank, which will cost as much as $2,000 to repair.

Web Extra: Kitsap kids create a calendar to promote recycling

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:19AM

Kitsap County participated in the eighth annual America Recycles Day in the usual way, by putting out a call for young artists to illustrate an ecological theme and choosing 13 of them for inclusion in a calendar.

'Showpiece' shopping center under construction on Mile Hill Drive

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:19AM

The completion along Mile Hill Drive and the South Kitsap Mall is about to change. Real Assets Property Services, Inc., a Seattle-based real-estate company run by Adam Simon and David Aron, purchased the vacant lot on the left-hand side of the mall and are building a 12,000-square foot shopping center.

State suspends daycare owner's license

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:19AM

The owner of a local daycare center accused of putting a 4-year-old Port Orchard boy into the truck of her car has had her license suspended pending an investigation, according to the Washington State Department of Early Learning.

State depends daycare owner's license

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:19AM

The owner of a local daycare center accused of putting a 4-year-old Port Orchard boy into the truck of her car has had her license suspended pending an investigation, according to the Washington State Department of Early Learning.

Cub Scouts meet Iraq veteran

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:19AM

U.S. Army Spc. Matthew Ferguson answered a series of questions, one piling upon the other, from a group of Cub Scouts at the Elim Lutheran Church Thursday evening.

Local eatery serves up holiday meal for a buck

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:19AM

Normally, a dollar won’t even buy you a cup of coffee anymore, but tomorrow that sum will not only get a full Thanksgiving meal, but one with the “best turkey you ever had. “We will have deep-fried turkey and our version of the world’s best potatoes,” said Darryl Baldwin, owner of MoonDogs, Too on Bay Street, explaining that the “complete Thanksgiving meal” will indeed be offered at his business for $1.

SK teen dies after Sunday evening car crash

  • Nov 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:19AM

A 17-year-old South Kitsap boy died this week after hitting a tree with his car on Glenwood Road Sunday night, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported.

SK family may win vacation of a lifetime

  • Nov 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:18AM

Perhaps no one deserves a vacation more than the parent of a teenager — particularly one who took on that role overnight.

Kitsap County achieves budget balance

  • Nov 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:18AM

Following a protracted fiscal battle that has lasted most of the year, the Kitsap County commissioners announced on Wednesday they have balanced the 2008 budget. "We're living within our means," said Central Kitsap Commissioner Josh Brown. "This is a very significant achievement and we should be pleased we were able to do this. We have brought stability to the county."

Geiger counting down the days

  • Nov 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:18AM

Several terms back, Port Orchard Councilman Robert Geiger made his first attempt at retiring from public life and focusing on his family-owned business, Geiger Pharmacy.

Kitsap budget balanced, but cuts still loom

  • Nov 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:18AM

Kitsap County effectively balanced its 2008 budget last week, making the necessary cuts in order for it to live within its means for now. But along with the sense of accomplishment felt by all involved, there is also the realization it won’t be long before the process begins again.

SK residents plan show of support at soldier’s funeral

  • Nov 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:18AM

A Kansas-based church is planning to protest a funeral in Port Orchard on Friday for a Bremerton soldier who died in Afghanistan earlier this month, prompting outrage from local residents who plan to respond with a show of support for the family.

Habitat comes to SKHS

  • Nov 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:18AM

At 6203 Rhododendron Drive, a few students spent the day hard at work, knee-deep in the mud. A group of high schoolers from South Kitsap got to roll up their sleeves and get a little grime under their nails for the first time this year through Habitat for Humanity.

Bay Street merchants decking the halls

  • Nov 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:18AM

The turkey has been stuffed, carved and is now facing a week of sandwiches, which means it’s time for Port Orchard to break out the trees and lights. On Monday afternoon members of the Port Orchard Bay Street Association took to the streets to line the covered walkway with yards upon yards of icicle lights.

State planning to pick ferry riders’ brains

  • Nov 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:18AM

A series of meetings held earlier this month to questions ferry riders is just the beginning of an extensive survey the Washington State Transportation Commission will be conducting over the next year. “This is part of a very, very big effort underway,” said Reema Griffith, executive director of the commission, explaining that the legislature gave the commission $350,000 to conduct “a very detailed assessment” of the Washington State Ferries system.

Paper carrier confronts armed man

  • Nov 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:18AM

A 57-year-old South Kitsap man was arrested last week for allegedly pulling a gun on a woman delivering newspapers, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Mayor vetoes admission tax

  • Nov 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:17AM

A 5 percent admissions tax increase was passed by the Port Orchard City Council Monday evening — but the ordinance won’t get very far, because Mayor Kim Abel will use her power to veto for the first time since taking office in 2004.

DOD's Growth Management Act compliance questioned

  • Nov 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:17AM

Port Orchard’s Downtown Overlay District (DOD) will face scrutiny when two city residents bring it before the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board, citing a number of housing and environmental concerns.

DOD's growth management compliance questioned

  • Nov 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:17AM

Port Orchard's Downtown Overlay District (DOD) will face scrutiny when two city residents bring it before the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board, citing a number of housing and environmental concerns.

Web Extra: Environmental education examined

  • Nov 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:17AM

The wisdom of educating the public about environmental matters was examined in detail this week during a conference attended by local representatives of government, business and the general public.

Web Extra: Port Orchard: 200, Visitors: 6

  • Nov 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2013 at 9:17AM

About 200 people turned up in Port Orchard to protest the presence of a fundamentalist group that threatened to demonstrate at a soldier's funeral. After only a few minutes, the visitors left town. But the demonstrators continued for more than an hour, supporting causes as diverse as support for the troops and gay rights.

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