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SKSD fails to meet federal AYP

  • Aug 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:31AM

The South Kitsap School District and seven of its schools failed to meet Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) this year, but do not yet face any consequences, according to a press release Friday.

Fair survives traffic woes, bomb scare

  • Aug 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:31AM

The 60th Kitsap County Fair only slightly exceeded revenue and attendance levels from 2006, but earned plaudits from the State Fair Commission for its cleanliness and organization.

South Kitsap gearing up for new school year

  • Aug 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:30AM

The lines snaking through South Kitsap High School rivaled those of a Mariners’ box office during playoff season as students collected their identification cards and textbooks Friday.

County honors late senator with ‘Bob Oke Day’

  • Aug 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:30AM

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners Monday proclaimed Sept. 4 as Bob Oke Day to recognize the veteran state senator who died in May.

Could Fathoms move?

  • Aug 31, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:30AM

A month after the carnival, the Fathoms O’Fun Festival Association and the Port Orchard Bay Street Association are assessing the impact of this year’s celebration and determining what next year’s will look like.

Bay Street now 'beautiful'

  • Aug 31, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:30AM

The sidewalk along Bay Street has an unusual gleam about it this week. With a new stone surface and epoxy installation, the last rays of summer illuminate off the north side of Bay Street.

City residents decry overlay district

  • Aug 31, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:30AM

The Port Orchard City Council may have experienced a spell of déja vu Monday evening as they began the first public reading of the Downtown Overlay District. Thirty-seven residents, political candidates, business owners and developers turned out for the meeting, which was the first to allow public comments since April.

It's Anchors away for development

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

If you drive down to the Port of Manchester, be ready for a big change. Last week, the waterfront area looked like a meteor hit the lot at the northeast corner of Main and Colchester, now the ground is being leveled and the foundations installed on a new multi-use complex.

It's Anchors away for development

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

If you drive down to the Port of Manchester, be ready for a big change. Last week, the waterfront area looked like a meteor hit the lot at the northeast corner of Main and Colchester, now the ground is being leveled and the foundations installed on a new multi-use complex.

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.

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