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Time to chime in on tolls

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

Before the price to cross the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge officially goes up, the Washington State Transportation Commission is asking the public to speak its mind next week.

City moves up on violent city list

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:45AM

The bad news is, Port Orchard inched up four spots to second place in the list of Washington cities with the most violent crimes per capita last year. The good news is, the likely cause of that move upward is gone.

Trainers have it all wrapped up

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:45AM

Ryann Springer initially found the Athletic Training program a little easier at Eastern Washington University (EWU) than what she was used to.

SKSD screens applicants for consultant contract

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:45AM

The South Kitsap School District held interviews Wednesday evening with three consultants vying to steer a search for a new superintendent.

Annexation discussion heating up

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:45AM

The Port Orchard City Council accepted a notice of intent to annex from the McCormick Woods committee Tuesday evening.

Foot ferry floats free

  • May 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:45AM

Kitsap Transit’s foot ferry between Port Orchard and Bremerton is free to riders all day Saturday and Sunday from now until Oct. 12

Anti-war group won’t march in parade

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:45AM

An anti-war veteran’s group has been denied a place in today’s Armed Forces Day Parade because organizers feel its message is too political and because it violated the events rules a year ago.

Helmets and bikes given away at SKFR Safety Fair

  • May 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:45AM

While their parents learn about being prepared for a home emergency or perhaps get their blood pressure checked, local kids can check out fire trucks and maybe go home with both a helmet and a bicycle Saturday at South Kitsap Fire and Rescue’s Safety Awareness Fair.

Level III sex offender released in S. Kitsap

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:44AM

A 21-year-old Level III sex offender has recently registered with the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office to live in the area as a transient, Spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson reported.

Girl Scout luncheon on tap

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:44AM

The local chapter of the Girl Scouts of America will hold its annual Peninsula Leadership Luncheon this week in celebration of the past and present of scouting while assuring that its programs continue in the future.

Food collected declines as demand grows

  • May 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:44AM

Letter carriers and local post offices collected an estimated 134,000 pounds of non-perishable food items that was distributed to Kitsap County food banks on May 11, as part of the 16th annual Letter Carriers Food Drive.

Port implements plan to keep public informed

  • May 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:44AM

At its first 7 p.m. meeting Tuesday night, the Port of Bremerton's Board of Commissioners approved a new policy designed to improve the organization's communication with the public.

Democrats endorse Mahan by a hair

  • May 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:44AM

SKHS planning to have a tragedy next week

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:44AM

Normally tragedies can't be predicted, but South Kitsap Fire and Rescue knows it will respond to a fatal accident next Wednesday morning. Unlike most fatal accidents, however, this one will be pretend.

Chamber events aim to attract business, visitors

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:44AM

The Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce is planning two events meant to raise the city’s business and tourism visibility, respectively.

Aiding the transition from military to civilian

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:44AM

Military members looking to make the transition to the civilian workforce can now look to the state for help.

Port officials probed about annexation

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:44AM

During an unusually interactive meeting last week, the Port of Bremerton's Board of Commissioners answered several audience questions, including one about why it began the process of annexing the South Kitsap Industrial Area into Bremerton.

SK Commissioner candidate wants to elevate the discussion

  • May 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:44AM

SKHS teacher faces five years for misconduct

  • May 27, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:44AM

Wearing her hair down to cover her face, a South Kitsap High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with one of her students appeared in Kitsap County Superior Court Friday to face formal charging. Ryann C. Springer, 25, pleaded not-guilty to one count of sexual misconduct with a minor, a felony that carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison.

SK commissioner race has new face

  • May 24, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:43AM

Kitsap County Democrats meeting on Monday to endorse either Monty Mahan or Charlotte Garrido in the South Kitsap commissioner’s race got a surprise when a third candidate began passing out fliers.

Dicks tells Kitsap scouts about her ‘amazing ride’

  • May 24, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:43AM

The Kitsap County chapter of the Girl Scouts of America hosted its fifth annual Leadership Luncheon on Wednesday, promoting the importance of scouting and featuring the wife of one of the state’s most prominent politicians as a speaker.

School district considers in-house candidate

  • May 24, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:43AM

The South Kitsap community received its first opportunity to meet superintendent candidate Dave La Rose in a question-and-answer forum Wednesday at East Port Orchard Elementary.

Teacher arrested, suspended

  • Jun 12, 2008 at 8:43AM

A South Kitsap High School teacher was arrested Tuesday by the Port Orchard Police Department after allegations surfaced that she was having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old female student.

Shall we Dance?

  • Jun 12, 2008 at 8:43AM

Shall we Dance?

Moore molestation charges dropped

  • May 24, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:43AM

A molestation charge filed against former Port Orchard City Councilman Tye Christopher Moore was dismissed earlier this month after attempts to locate key witnesses were unsuccessful, according to documents filed in Kitsap County Superior Court.

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