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Kids’ lunch camp continues this week with new help, focus

  • Apr 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

Two years ago, South Kitsap Helpline Executive Director Jennifer Hardison launched a program to help hungry young tummies get through the summer. This week, thanks to help from Wal-Mart, Hardison is expanding the program to include Spring Break.

Plucky girl

  • Apr 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

County’s affiliation with PSRC slated to be scrutinized

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

Commissioners authorize study in order to satisfy concerns from local property rights advocates.

Another ‘stand-down’ coming

  • Apr 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

Following the success of a similar event in October, Kitsap County plans to co-sponsor a “stand down” event for veterans on May 3 at Presidents Hall at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds.

Elusive burglary suspect nabbed

  • Apr 1, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

Elusive burglary suspect Christopher Berg, 23, is finally behind bars. Berg, a suspect in the North End burglaries that plagued the area for months, was arrested Wednesday night on the 16000 block of State Route 305 in Poulsbo, said Deputy Scott Wilson, public information officer for the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

Washington named as Flynn’s successor

  • Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

The Kitsap County Commissioners unanimously appointed Walter E. Washington today to replace Karen Flynn, who retired as county auditor this week.

City goes out on a limb over tree regulations

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

Kitsap County resident Gerry Harmon is a regular at Port Orchard City Council meetings, and could be seen as the area’s personal Lorax, the fictional Dr. Seuss critter who “speaks for the trees.” At meeting after meeting, Harmon can be found during public comment periods demanding the council rethink and rework its ordinances regarding tree removal and retention, because as far as she can see, there’s nothing standing between the area’s urban forests and a running chainsaw.

‘We need a sustainable system’

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

A series of eight advisory meetings sponsored by the Washington State Ferry system wound up this week with local gatherings in Bremerton and Vashon Island. This followed others that took place in Southworth, Bainbridge Island and four other locations throughout the region.

‘Last-minute’ contestant earns Fathoms’ crown

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

Even before she was crowned this year’s Fathoms o’Fun Queen, Sandy Bradley’s mother said the 18-year-old had done plenty to make her proud. We expect great things from her,” said Leanne Bradley, describing her daughter as a “whiz” with a natural curiosity who has been “reading since she was 3-years-old.”

S. Kitsap burglary suspect still at large

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Local law enforcement are widening their search for the final suspect in a nine-man burglary ring that cut a wide swath through North Kitsap in recent weeks, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported. South Kitsap resident Donald Lloyd Pugh, 44, is suspected of being part of a team of burglars who stole from homes, cars and mail boxes in every North Kitsap community between Poulsbo, Hansville and Bainbridge Island.

Washington tapped as Kitsap auditor

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

The Kitsap County commissioners unanimously appointed Walter E. Washington on Wednesday to replace Karen Flynn, who retired as county auditor this week. “We had three exceptional candidates,” said North Kitsap Commissioner Steve Bauer. “They all had their own strengths, and I would like to keep them all connected with the county.

Listen in to toll rate discussion

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Next week, the Washington State Transportation Commission will meet, not in person, but over the telephone to decide how much people will pay to cross the Tacoma Narrows Bridge beginning this summer.

Listen in to toll rate discussion

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Next week, the Washington State Transportation Commission will meet, not in person, but over the telephone to decide how much people will pay to cross the Tacoma Narrows Bridge beginning this summer.

Family affair

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Some wins, some losses in Olympia

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Kitsap County lawmakers didn’t get everything they asked for during this year’s session, but it could have been much worse, according to a report presented to the county commissioners this week.

‘Top-two’ ruling could change nature of Kitsap races

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Due to a recent ruling by the United States Supreme Court, this year’s local races will have a different look than the past few elections.

COUNTY BRIEFS

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

The Elizabeth Ellington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host an Awards Tea at 2 p.m. on April 5 at Central Valley Christian Fellowship, 6869 Central Valley Road NE, in Bremerton.

Baird’s odyssey brings him back to Kitsap

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Head past Gold Mountain Golf Course, straddle the Mason-Kitsap County line and eventually emerge through the wooded terrain at Erickson Lake. Some might say Dick Baird couldn’t be farther from his coaching tenure at the University of Washington or playing days at Washington State.

Angel, Brown at odds over SKIA

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Discussions about the possible annexation of the South Kitsap Industrial Area caused a tiff between South Kitsap Commissioner Jan Angel and Central Kitsap Commissioner Josh Brown last week when Angel accused Brown of misrepresenting the county’s position in discussions with third parties.

SKSD to mull Howe Farm’s options

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

The South Kitsap School District Board of Directors is scheduled to vote tonight on an agreement that may some day allow local students to raise livestock on sections of Howe Farm County Park. In the works for at least two years, the Howe Farm plan involves three groups — SKSD, Washington State University Extension’s Master Gardeners’ program and Kitsap Dog Parks Corp. — hoping to cooperatively utilize the 83-acre park that used to house a family-run farm.

Call your seagulls — then cook ’em too

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

At this year’s seagull calling contest next month, participants can do more than just talk to the birds — they can eat them, too. For its 20th annual bird-calling event, the Port Orchard Chamber will be hosting a “Seagull” Wing Cook-off, where local chefs and caterers will put their fowl-frying skills to the test.

Fire officials’ concerns delay McCormick West plan

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

A planned development that could bring more than 1,400 new homes to the McCormick Woods area hit a speed bump after local fire officials expressed concern about their ability to provide emergency services to the area.

Pastor due to be sentenced for molestation

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

A South Kitsap pastor who admitted last month that he raped and molested at least four girls who attended the church he ran on his property in South Colby will be sentenced this morning in Kitsap County Superior Court.

PSRC study under fire even before its release

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

The Kitsap County commissioners will hear a staff report this morning that discusses the financial impact of the county’s membership in the Puget Sound Regional Council. But even though the report has yet to be presented or discussed, it has already drawn fire from the property rights group that requested in the first place.

Former nurse becomes Harrison’s second-in-command

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

Patty Cochrell’s father always asked her when she was going to become a hospital’s chief operations officer (COO). Although Malcolm McPhee didn’t live to see the day his daughter became Harrison Medical Center’s COO and executive vice president, Cochrell knows her dad is proud of her. Cochrell, of Poulsbo, took on the newly created position of COO and executive vice president in November.

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