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Farmers Market celebrates 30 years

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:50AM

For those wondering when exactly spring is going to start, never fear — the Farmers Market will soon be here. “When our farmers market starts, it is reliably and safely spring,” said Pam Moyer, president of the Port Orchard Farmers Market, which is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the waterfront market this year.

Hopefuls screen for open position on SKSD

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:50AM

The South Kitsap School District Board will choose tonight from five candidates vying a seat left vacant following the resignation of previous board member and vice president Chuck Mayhew.

‘Gone Wild’ baristas complain to police about picture-takers

  • Apr 22, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:50AM

Two baristas at a local drive-thru espresso stand called 911 last week when a group of customers ignored their requests to not take pictures of them, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Report: Vets services improving

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:50AM

Local veterans’ service is expanding and improving, according to a report presented Monday to the Kitsap County commissioners.

PO man dies in car crash

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:50AM

A 67-year-old Port Orchard man was killed Sunday on State Route 16 when his car left the road and hit a tree, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Sidney Museum marking 100 years

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:50AM

Keep all eyes on the Sidney Museum and Log Cabin Museum in the month of May.

Kitsap County slated to celebrate Law Day

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:50AM

In commemoration of Law Day, the Washington State Court of Appeals will hear four cases in the Kitsap County Commissioners’ Chamber in Port Orchard on May 2.

Library system forced deal with budget cuts

  • Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:50AM

Nearly a year after voters defeated a levy lift, the Kitsap County Library system has cut its costs and cleaned up its finances. “We’re getting our spending in line with our income,” said KRL Director Jill Jean. “Before, we always had the ability to get the money we needed in order to expand or do whatever we wanted to do. Now, the economy is worsening, and we’re hearing that we need to live within our means like everybody else.”

Port to woo Bremerton

  • Apr 25, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:50AM

After meeting in private for nearly an hour to discuss a “threatened litigation,” the Port of Bremerton Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday to petition the City of Bremerton to annex the South Kitsap Industrial Area (SKIA).

Kitsap trials test medical marijuana laws

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

A pair of medical marijuana cases were heard in Kitsap County Superior Court this week, both concerning patients taking the controlled substance for pain management under a doctor’s supervision.

Would PO file a lawsuit?

  • Apr 28, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

Port Orchard Mayor Lary Coppola said Thursday that when the Port of Bremerton’s Board of Commissioners met in executive session Tuesday to discuss “threatened litigation,” it did not mean his city is planning to file a lawsuit over plans to have Bremerton annex the South Kitsap Industrial Area.

City’s Public Works director resigns

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

Port Orchard Public Works Director Maher Abed announced his resignation on Friday, and by Monday he was already absent from City Council meetings.

Local Dems endorse Abel for House seat

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

The 26th District Democrats announced they will recommend Port Orchard Mayor Kim Abel to take over Rep. Pat Lantz’s seat in the state Legislature, Chair Susan Cruver said this week.

Undergrounding to be done by Caseco

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

Contractor took job after no other contractors expressed interest.

School board selects Mayhew’s replacement

  • Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

Home builder, SK community volunteer wins unanimously.

YWCA fetes Women of Achievement Fundraising luncheon

  • Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

In an acknowledgement of those who’ve had a positive impact on the community, the YWCA of Kitsap County honored 17 Women of Achievement at a luncheon in Bremerton on Tuesday.

COUNTY BRIEFS

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is undertaking a process that will eventually result in the development of long-term management plans for the central Kitsap-area state parks, which include Blake Island, Manchester, Illahee, and Scenic Beach state parks, as well as the Square Lake and Camp Calvinwood state properties.

County will offer furniture amnesty tomorrow

  • Apr 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

The Kitsap County Solid Waste Division will sponsor a furniture amnesty day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 27 at the Olympic View Transfer Station across from the Bremerton Airport.

VIDEO EXTRA: Local high school students shadow county employees

  • Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

A delegation of high school students from throughout Kitsap County spent Friday morning in Port Orchard, job shadowing county employees.

Developers, SKFR nearing deal

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

A large development planned just west of McCormick Woods may be closer to reality after those hoping to build close to 1,500 new houses proposed changes requested by local fire officials last month.

Port Orchard will pay more for its water

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

Port Orchard Public Works is proposing new water rates based on rewarding water conservation.

Downtown gets done up

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:49AM

About 30 people gathered downtown Sunday to help the Port Orchard Bay Street Association’s spring clean-up.

SKIA petitions submitted to Bremerton

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:48AM

Promises that South Kitsap Industrial Area annexation petitions were bound for the city of Bremerton became reality on Tuesday afternoon as several property owners including the Port of Bremerton officially delivered proposals to the Bremerton City Council offices.

Downtown burglary suspect arrested

  • Apr 29, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:48AM

A man whom local police believe recently moved into the area and began making his living by stealing from local businesses was arrested last week, the Port Orchard Police Department reported.

County exploring its telecommuting options

  • Apr 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:48AM

Higher gas prices are fueling support for a study of telecommuting that supporters hope will turn Kitsap County into a model for the rest of the country.

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