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USS Stennis finally sails home after deployment

  • Sep 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:30AM

Addison Carter came a long way on Friday morning to see her father — one of the more than 3,000 sailors aboard the USS John C. Stennis as it finally arrived at its homeport in Bremerton.

Port of Bremerton gets into a SEED frame of mind

  • Sep 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:30AM

An environmentally friendly building piece that may some day be part of a green business cluster planned by the Port of Bremerton should be installed soon in the South Kitsap Industrial Area, port officials announced.

Port of Bremerton gets into a SEED frame of mind

  • Sep 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:30AM

An environmentally friendly building piece that may some day be part of a green business cluster planned by the Port of Bremerton should be installed soon in the South Kitsap Industrial Area, port officials announced.

COUNTY NEWS: Mahan begins campaign; Coppola may stay on planning board

  • Sep 4, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:30AM

South Kitsap resident Monty Mahan is the only declared candidate for the county commissioner seat now occupied by Jan Angel. “I am actively campaigning,” Mahan said this week. “And I have a lot of friends on both sides.”

Officials stalk bear suspected in recent mauling

  • Sep 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:30AM

Banner Forest Heritage Park was quickly closed and five traps set after a South Kitsap man was reportedly attacked by a bear while mountain biking Sunday afternoon, according to the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Ahoy, pirates — start your engines

  • Sep 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:29AM

For anyone who secretly longs to be a pirate but wants to keep their feet firmly on land, the Port Orchard Chamber has designed a “land lubbers” derby race next weekend.

SK students meet with Ugandan VP

  • Sep 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:29AM

Hidden away from from the lime-light, away from television news and the state of Washington’s highest VIPs, a small group of people met with Ugandan Vice President Gilbert Balibaseka Bukenya at the offices of Laplink in Bellevue.
Web Extra: See a slideshow of SKHS's trip to Uganda.

Vixens skate into Port Orchard

  • Sep 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:29AM

Port Orchard will be hosting the first exhibition bout of the county’s roller derby league tonight, as the Slaughter County Roller Vixens will strut their stuff at Sk8town.

Private school finds new home

  • Sep 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:29AM

While the public schools welcomed students by the hundreds Wednesday, one small private school of 25 students entered a new facility adjacent to its sponsoring congregation.

Closer scrutiny of WASL highlights successes, failures

  • Sep 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:29AM

School administrators are quick to point out that pass/no-pass results of the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) do not always show the full picture of public education

COUNTY BRIEFS: Educating about dog waste; raising judge salaries

  • Sep 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:29AM

Kitsap County is participating in a program that aims to educate the public about disposing of pet waste, in order to keep dangerous materials out of the water supply.

Roller derby bout draws hundreds of enthusiasts

  • Sep 11, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:29AM

Brandy Love broke her leg in two places and her ankle in three during a practice skate, earning the right to claim the worst injury amongst the Slaughter County Roller Vixens. WebExtra: See the Roller Vixens in action.

PO will be ‘Pirate Town’ this weekend

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

After debuting its Murder Mystery Weekend last year to “great success,” the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce is bringing it back this weekend with even more to offer pirate lovers and amateur detectives.

New year, new goals for school district

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

The same evening members of the South Kitsap School District Board looked at the results of the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL), Superintendent Bev Cheney presented the district’s goals for the coming year.

Knights of Pythias graveyard vandalized

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

A dozen gravestones were toppled sometime between Sunday and Tuesday last week at the Knights of Pythias Cemetery in Port Orchard.

Bicyclist struck by car

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

A 41-year-old Port Orchard man was killed Saturday evening when he was struck by a car while riding on Mile Hill Drive, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Rada enters Manchester port race

  • Sep 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:28AM

A late contender has tossed his name into the hat for the 2007 general election. Edward Jones Financial Advisor Ron Rada, 60, of Manchester, has filed as a write-in candidate for Position 2 on the Port of Manchester.

Yukon Harbor blaze ruled arson

  • Sep 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:28AM

A fire that destroyed a South Kitsap home Saturday morning has officially been declared arson, according to the Kitsap County Fire Marshal’s Office.

Sail through history of the Mosquito Fleet

  • Sep 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:28AM

Bob Ulsh remembers fondly the days of the Mosquito Fleet — although in their heyday, the vessels were referred to as just “the boats.”

Tim Eyman stumps for I-960

  • Sep 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:28AM

Adding to a continuing line of Washington state big wigs to appear recently in South Kitsap, the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce invited polarizing initiatives guru Tim Eyman to speak at its weekly luncheon Thursday. Web Extra: Hear Tim Eyman's talk at the Chamber

Banner Forest expected to be reopened Monday

  • Sep 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:28AM

After unsuccessful attempts to trap a bear that reportedly attacked a bicyclist in Banner Forest Heritage Park earlier this month, the popular park will likely reopen for human use next week.

Rape victim reports 'a history of violence'

  • Sep 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:28AM

A 20 year old Poulsbo man was charged in Kitsap Superior Court with rape and harassment. The incident and arrest occurred in unincorporated South Kitsap. Ulysses Nevermissashot was arrested Sept. 12 after complaints from child services, and held after arraignment for $200,000 bail. Superior Court Judge Leila Mills imposed the bail, after an unsuccessful plea by Nevermissashot’s lawyers to knock it down to $25,000.

Bear mauling victim speaks at site of attack

  • Sep 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:28AM

Missing an ear, covered in scratches and one arm in a sling, South Kitsap resident Anthony Blasioli returned to Banner Forest Heritage Park Monday for the first time since a bear attacked him more than two weeks ago. VIDEO: Anthony Blasioli describes the bear attack.

SK man charged with shooting bus driver

  • Sep 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:28AM

An 18-year-old South Kitsap man was charged last week with shooting a bus driver in the arm while she was driving students home from a local elementary school, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

Council will debate home business regs

  • Sep 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:28AM

Who gets to have a home business? Owners? Renters? Both? The Port Orchard City Council will be tackling the issue following recommendations from the Planning Commission, chaired by Gil Michael.

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