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Sidney blaze ruled arson

  • May 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:47AM

The fire that burned much of the rental home where Linda Malcom was found dead of stab wounds last week was intentionally set, according to Kitsap County Fire Marshal David Lynam.

McCormick Woods deal nearly done

  • May 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:47AM

An agreement between Kitsap County fire officials and developers wanting to add nearly 1,500 new homes to the McCormick Woods area is “90 percent” complete, said Kitsap County Fire Marshal David Lynam this week.

Rain, seagulls fill sky along PO waterfront

  • May 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:47AM

More than 50 people came out Saturday in the gray to try their luck at calling the most birds to the Port Orchard waterfront for the 20th annual Seagull Calling Festival.

Fired U.S. attorney highlights Kitsap Law Day observance

  • Jun 12, 2008 at 8:47AM

Kitsap County commemorated its 40th annual Law Day on Friday, with an address by John McKay, one of the eight former U.S. attorneys fired by former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales in 2006 for reasons McKay believes were political.

New KEDA director settling in

  • May 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:47AM

The new director of the Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) reported for duty on Monday, immediately jumping on a treadmill of introductory meetings with local business and government leaders.

Commissioner hopeful kicks off first campaign event

  • May 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:47AM

Tim Matthes, who declared his candidacy for Jan Angel’s seat on the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners, kicked off his campaign Friday with an ice cream social at the Port Orchard National Guard Armory.

Comprehensive Plan meetings slated for May

  • May 7, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:47AM

The city of Port Orchard is offering more opportunities for residents to influence the Comprehensive Plan update with several events in May.

SK teen hopes film rocks other girls’ worlds

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:47AM

Maybe some day Barbie will come with an electric guitar. But until then, girls who want to live out their dream of becoming a rock star will need another springboard for their imaginations.

Local schools facing a $1.9 million deficit

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:47AM

The costs keep growing, the funds keep shrinking and budget-makers are running out of options. That’s the message Assistant Superintendent Terri Patton gave to the South Kitsap School District Board on Wednesday evening.

Is SEED project still progressing while on pause?

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:47AM

County narrows search for two administrators

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

The recruitment for two high-visibility Kitsap County positions continues, with two separate outside “headhunter” firms commissioned to screen replacements for Administrative Services Director Ben Holland and CenCom Director Ron McCaffee.

Memorial set for slaying victim

  • May 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

A moment of blessing for a Port Orchard woman killed last week is planned for Monday afternoon in front of the victim’s home on Sidney Avenue.

Port Orchard offering garbage pickup

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

School district hosts Internet safety event

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

Thanks to the World Wide Web, we can access articles, images and audio-visual presentations at the click of a button. It serves as a cornucopia of information and knowledge. Unfortunately, it also means youngsters can access all that material and much more if they’re not careful.

Voters guide will pose party question

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

With the U.S. Supreme Court’s endorsement this past year of the so-called “top two” primary system, it’s conceivable Washington state voters during a future general election could be confronted with the choice of two candidates from the same party rather than several from a variety of parties.

COUNTY BRIEFS

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

The Kitsap Chapter of the Military Officer’s Association of America will hold its annual Armed Forces Day meeting on May 16 at the Elks Lodge, 4131 Pine Road NE, in Bremerton.

Washington kicks off campaign for auditor post

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

Kitsap County Interim Auditor Walt Washington, who was appointed to his position to fill the unexpired term of the retired Karen Flynn, has scheduled a series of campaign events in support of his first full-fledged bid for an elected term.

Democratic commissioners preach to Conservation choir

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

The Kitsap County Conservation Voters hosted their annual county commissioner’s forum Wednesday night, putting forth a series of questions addressing energy, parks, growth and a host of other related issues.

School Briefs

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

The John Sedgwick Generals Advanced Band received a rating of Excellent on March 20 at the West Central District III Middle School/ Junior High Band Contest.

County establishes Waste Wi$e goals

  • May 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

t Program saved more than $450,000 last year, Solid Waste officials say.

Kingston attorney the latest to declare for judge

  • May 12, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

The contest to replace retiring Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Leonard Costello now has three candidates, guaranteeing one will be eliminated in the nonpartisan August primary and that the two top vote-getters will face each other in November.

SKSD’s budget woes aren’t unique

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

One key message South Kitsap School District Assistant Superintendent Terri Patton gave to the school board when she announced the $1.9 million deficit was that they were not alone.

Slain woman’s friends ‘reclaim place of death’

  • May 13, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:46AM

About 30 people gathered Monday afternoon to bless the home of Linda Malcom, who was killed April 30 before the house she rented for 11 years was set on fire.

Five years goes up in flames

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:45AM

The smoke rising up from the Mile Hill Drive Public Storage building Friday afternoon came from a 1953 Cadillac, which the owner called his “life-long dream.”

Author explores the weird side of Washington

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:45AM

While locals appreciate a lot of things about Olalla, outside of the area it’s probably known for only two things — its annual Polar Bear Plunge and Linda Hazzard, who starved rather than cured people in her sanitarium on Orchard Avenue.

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