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Angel supports Bauer as commissioner

  • Jun 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

South Kitsap Commissioner Jan Angel has dropped her request to prolong the search process with a series of public meetings and thrown her support behind Stephen Bauer as the county seeks to replaced departed Commissioner Chris Endresen.

Public Works cleans up “significant spill”

  • Jun 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

Kitsap County Health District officials on Friday dealt with what an agency spokesman termed a “very significant” sewage spill on the southeast corner of State Route 16 at Tremont Avenue.

Bauer selected to replace Endresen

  • Jul 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

Hansville consultant Stephen Bauer was selected as the next North Kitsap County Commissioner on Monday to fill the unexpired term of Chris Endresen, who is now state director for U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell. “I really appreciate this opportunity to work on the challenges we face,” Bauer said after the motion to approve him was passed. “This is a way bigger job than anyone expects. It will probably be the biggest job I will ever do.”

Diesel tank leak won’t be quick fix after all

  • Jul 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:38AM

The hope that Port Orchard Marina’s diesel fuel tank could be fixed in less than a week did not last long, as inspections last week revealed it will most likely need to be replaced.

SKFR contamination cleanup finished

  • Jul 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:38AM

A contractor hired to remove soil near South Kitsap Fire and Rescue’s headquarters that the state Department of Ecology declared contaminated two years ago has completed the work, according to Chief Wayne Senter.

Crews cleaning up major sewage spill

  • Jul 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:38AM

Port Orchard Public Works crews on Monday continued to clean up approximately 60,000 gallons of spilled sewage from a stormwater pond behind the Harrison Medical Center satellite office on Tremont Avenue.

Parks commissioner drops complaint

  • Jul 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:38AM

Following initial complaints and a openly contentious meeting last week, South Kitsap Parks and Recreation District Commissioner Warren Collver has dropped his threatened complaint against the remaining members of the board.

Vets mark SK 4th of July

  • Jul 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:38AM

American folk band Memory Lane filled the halls of the Washington State Veterans Home at Retsil with the sounds of acoustic guitar and harmonica Wednesday during a Fourth of July celebration.

Kitsap, King eye return of Mosquito Fleet

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:38AM

A very passenger-only-ferry-friendly crowd with many Kitsap County faces gathered in West Seattle on Tuesday to discuss an attempt by King County to at least partly revive the Mosquito Fleet of old.

Port Orchard City council discusses repairs to sidewalk

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:38AM

The Port Orchard City Council will finalize decisions on the repair of the Bay Street sidewalks on Monday evening.

Alligators, snakes and kids — oh, my!

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:38AM

Colorful carnival rides loomed nearby, but the dozens of children gathered at Port Orchard’s Marina Gazebo Park Tuesday morning did not seem to notice them at all. They were too entranced with the close-up look at crawly creatures offered by Scott Petersen, a.k.a, “The Reptile Man.”

Ed Perdue, former Independent sports editor, dies

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

Bauer sails into commissioner job

  • Jul 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

Twenty-four hours after his confirmation as the new North Kitsap County Commissioner, Stephen Bauer was sitting on the deck of his sailboat docked in a Port Townsend marina talking to the press on his cellphone and reflecting about his life’s latest unexpected turns.

Donations adding up as bridge celebration nears

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

The amount of money and materials donated to offset the cost of celebrating the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge is growing steadily and recently climbed above $160,000, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

PO man helps steer propeller replacement

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

A memorial stripped of its centerpiece last year has now risen bigger and better than before thanks in large part to the efforts of a Port Orchard businessman.

South Kitsap man killed in Seabeck automobile crash

  • Jul 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

Business owners to assess carnival’s impact

  • Jul 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

With Fathoms o’Fun come and gone for another year, organizers and merchants have begun the task of crunching the numbers to determine where the event’s finances fall.

Medal of Honor recipient celebrated at Kiwanis

  • Jul 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

On Tuesday at the Family Inn at Manchester, The Kiwanis Club of South Kitsap honored Vietnam Veteran and Manchester Resident Bruce P.
Web Extra! See video of Bruce P. Crandall honored at the Family Inn at Manchester.

Parks complaint on again

  • Jul 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

The South Kitsap Parks and Recreation District held its supposed final meeting on Thursday evening with a cordial conversation regarding Commissioner Warren Collver’s complaint against members of the board.

Mayor hopefuls face off in first debate

  • Jul 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

Port Orchard’s three mayoral candidates appeared on Thursday in their first formal debate, this one hosted by Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce, and topping the list of hot topics was the economic development of Bay Street.
Web Extra: Meet the candidates in a video from the debate.

SK Boys, Girls Club attracts a crowd

  • Jul 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

The normal quiet of school campuses in the summer was broken by the bustle of kids scattering across the fields and through the building hallways.

PO library manager steps down

  • Jul 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

Staying true to the nautical theme she nurtured at the Port Orchard library to the very end, retiring branch manager Linda Thompson chose her outfit carefully for her last day at work.

Thompson believes library will remain in ‘wonderful’ hands

  • Jul 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

Newly retired manager Linda Thompson may not be exactly happy about leaving the Port Orchard Library, but she’s certain it will be in good hands when she’s gone.

Transponders selling (a little too) well

  • Jul 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

Back when the discounted toll rate for transponder users was officially set by the Washington State Transportation Commission, the board’s executive director Reema Griffith said it was looking like the incentive offered to get Tacoma Narrows Bridge users to sign up for electronic toll collection was definitely working — and perhaps a little too well.

Library system mulls another try

  • Jul 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:37AM

The Kitsap Regional Library Board of Directors will meet later this month to decide its strategy following the defeat in May of a levy lift that would have provided financing for the next several years.

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