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Parks task force finishes meetings

  • Oct 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

The Kitsap County Parks and Recreation Task Force completed its meeting schedule this week, ending nearly two months of study about how to make the system more sustainable and efficient.

Park task force finishes meetings

  • Oct 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

The Kitsap County Parks and Recreation Task Force completed its meeting schedule this week, ending nearly two months of study about how to make the system more sustainable and efficient.

Port Orchard says it wants your garbage

  • Oct 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

The City of Port Orchard and Waste Management, Inc., have scheduled the annual Fall Clean Up for the week of Oct. 8. During this week, city residents are provided a means to have mattresses, furniture and assorted junk disposed of at a reduced cost and hauled to the landfill by the city.

SK schools unveil new Web site

  • Oct 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

Community Relations administrators Aimee Warthen and Suzie Butler presented the South Kitsap School District’s new website to the school board Wednesday evening.
Web links: See highlights from thte district’s new website.

County looking for ideas for SK park

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

The South Kitsap Community Park has crawled out from under debate and litigation and is now ready to move forward. But in what direction?

October brings spooky fun to SK Goodwill, library

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

For any parent not blessed with the time nor ability to whip up a costume for their children this Halloween, the new Port Orchard Goodwill is offering some hands-on help.

Manchester candidates will gather

  • Oct 10, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

Manchester residents will have a chance to meet their candidates this Saturday at the Manchester branch of the Kitsap Regional Library.

Bay St. property owner a man of mystery

  • Oct 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

Walking down Bay Street from Harrison to Frederick, pedestrians pass some of the best Port Orchard has to offer — locally owned businesses offering food, merchandise and services with as much small-town charm as they can muster.

Bay St. property owner a man of mystery

  • Oct 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

Walking down Bay Street from Harrison to Frederick, pedestrians pass some of the best Port Orchard has to offer — locally owned businesses offering food, merchandise and services with as much small-town charm as they can muster.

Theater re-opening

  • Oct 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

A piece of downtown Port Orchard’s history is primed for a rebirth. Bainbridge Entertainment Enterprises co-owner Jeff Brein said he and his partner Sam Granato received a signed lease late last week from Plaza Twin Cinemas owner Bob Geiger.

Lions club set to award first of new scholarship

  • Oct 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

The Port Orchard Lion’s Club is still collecting names of teenagers that could be eligible to earn its newly created “youth award,” member John Campanelli said this month.

Public keeps quiet at toll meeting

  • Oct 12, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

At a meeting held Tuesday night to collect comments from the public about how their Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls should be spent, there was a decided lack of at least one thing — public comment.

Angel rethinks stepping down

  • Oct 15, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

South Kitsap Commissioner Jan Angel, who announced earlier this year she would not seek re-election in 2008, is now hedging about whether she will actually run for a third term. “I haven’t changed my mind about not running,” she said. “But I’m not as certain about it as I was when I made the announcement.”

Public Works Building unveiled

  • Oct 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

The Kitsap County Public Works building came out of its cocoon last week, when the paper facing was removed to reveal bright green weatherproofing material.

Manchester political candidates meet, greet local voters

  • Oct 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

Seven of the eight Manchester-area candidates for elected office met over the weekend to talk with residents about the upcoming election.

SEED project marks first groundbreaking

  • Oct 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

After years of discussions, planning and pushing, the Port of Bremerton broke ground — at least in ceremony — on its Kitsap Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED).

Mahan: 'Tell Jan I'm coming'

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

After hinting that she may reverse her decision to step down as South Kitsap Commissioner in 2008, Jan Angel said she has not made a firm decision whether to run or not. “I have gotten calls encouraging me to run,” Angel said on Thursday. “I got three so far today. But I haven’t made up my mind yet.”

Burley-Ollala interchange to be previewed

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

While construction on the dangerous intersection will not begin for another nine months, Washington State Department of Transportation officials will be in Olalla on Wednesday night to present the final design for a long-awaited interchange that will safely connect the communities of Burley and Olalla across State-Route 16.

Released sex offender to live in Olalla

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

A 17-year-old Level III sex offender was released this month to live in South Kitsap on Banner Road, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported. Spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson said that Ajay Morrice Dufault was released from a juvenile corrections facility on Oct. 10, and has registered his residence as on the 10000 block of Banner Road.

County offers curb service for voters

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:24AM

If voters can’t make it to the ballot box, then Kitsap County will bring the ballot box to the voters. Next week the county will launch its Votemobile, a voting machine-equipped van scheduled to visit 19 locations between Oct. 25 and Nov. 5.

Special Report, Port Orchard Elections: The Mayor

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:23AM

As the ballots show up in mailboxes this week, little has changed on the race for mayor of Port Orchard. However the two candidates, Lary Coppola and Tom Saunders, have changed their stance on one thing — building heights.

Special Report, Port Orchard Elections: The City Council

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:23AM

Port Orchard voters have a large pool of City Council hopefuls to choose from in this November’s election, with five different seats up for grabs. Incumbent appointed Councilman Robert Putaansuu is running unopposed, but incumbents and newcomers have contestants for each position. Longtime Council members John Clauson and Rick Wyatt are each facing the first opponents of their political careers.

Study to examine Kitsap traffic

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:23AM

The Washington State Department of Transportation is beginning a sub-area study of two intersecting corridors, from State Route 3 south from Silverdale to Shelton, and on State Route 16 south from Gorst to Mullinex Road. The year-and-a-half study is now in the funding stage, with the most optimistic guess having it presented to the 2009 legislature.

Ballots in hand? Learn more about City Hall's hopefuls with our audio election guide

  • Oct 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:23AM

Includes interviews with each candidate running for Mayor or City Council.

Stand-down event scheduled

  • Oct 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:23AM

Kitsap County is jointly sponsoring an event designed to bring needed services to veterans who may need a helping hand to get on their feet. “There are a lot of homeless veterans in Kitsap County,” said Human Services Planner Leif Bentsen. “They’ve done their service and now they need some assistance. We are honoring their service.”

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