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Rabbi says creating wealth is a fundamentally moral concept

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

Radio talk show host and biblical scholar Rabbi Daniel Lapin addressed the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, discussing how spiritual matters influence how business is conducted.

SK school district set to mark new school year

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

The South Kitsap School District is gearing up for the new school year, and what better way to start it off than a giant party?

Dicks pushes responsibility

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks (D-Belfair) expressed renewed support for environmental issues in a Kitsap County appearance Monday, stressing the importance of protecting and rehabilitating local waterways.

Marina in building mode

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

As the loud clangs from the driving of piles for the Port of Bremerton’s marina expansion echo throughout Sinclair Inlet, port officials say the best is yet to come.

Burger named budget manager

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

Kitsap County Administrative Services Director Ben Holland has recommended Don Burger as the county’s new budget manager. Burger will replace Arley Bright, who has resigned.

Grammy winner will play Olalla bluegrass fest

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

Long gone are the days when bat guano ruled the roost at the Olalla Community Center. These days, Grammy winners reign supreme.

Bethel improvement tax coming?

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

In 2008, South Kitsap voters may be asked to create a Transportation Benefit District, funded through a motor vehicle license fee or a property tax to pay for the expansion and repair of Bethel Road.

Bay St. sidewalks get new surface

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

Walking along the north side of Bay Street will be a little difficult in coming weeks, but the impediments will result in a flat, new surface for the sidewalk.

Bay St. sidewalks get new surface

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

Walking along the north side of Bay Street will be a little difficult in coming weeks, but the impediments will result in a flat, new surface for the sidewalk. The city is working on two projects downtown, the first repairing the curbing and ramps and adding decorate brickwork to match that on the south side of the street.

Colchester Commons project getting the green light

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

After three appeals, the proposed Colchester Commons development is back on track. The three-story, multi-use development, slated to be built on the southeast corner of Colchester Drive and Main Street in Manchester, has been a contentious, stop-and-go affair for some time.

Rodeo tickled pink to fight cancer

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 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.

Health District finds toxic algae in Long Lake

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 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, 2008 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.

Bethel improvement tax coming?

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

In 2008, South Kitsap voters may be asked to create a Transportation Benefit District, funded through a motor vehicle license fee or a property tax to pay for the expansion and repair of Bethel Road.

Bay St. sidewalks getting a new surface

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

Walking along the north side of Bay Street will be a little difficult in coming weeks, but the impediments will result in a flat, new surface for the sidewalk.

Colchester Commons project getting the green light

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

After three appeals, the proposed Colchester Commons development is back on track.

Health District finds toxic algae in Long Lake

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 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, 2008 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, 2008 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, 2008 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, 2008 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, 2008 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, 2008 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, 2008 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, 2008 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.

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