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District tunes up for school year with a party

  • Aug 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:31AM

Residents turn out to have fun, gather info from community organizations. Web Extra: See a slideshow of the event.

Primary Election results

  • Aug 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:31AM

Port Orchard Mayor
Tom Saunders 26.65%
Kathleen Dolan-Bowes 13.37%
Lary Coppola 58.21%
Port Orchard City Council At-Large Position
Dennis Xavier Goss 18.64%
Jerry Childs 49.69%
Dick Fitzwater 30.55%
Port of Manchester District 10 Commissioner Position 3
Steve Pedersen 30.00%
Phil Paquette 23.02%
Mark Rebelowski 24.88%
Dave Kimble 21.05%
Port of Bremerton 1 Commissioner District 2
Larry Stokes 56.33%
Martin D. DiIenno 14.57%
Mary Ann Huntington 27.38%

Coppola off to a flying start

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:31AM

Port Orchard mayoral hopeful Lary Coppola got a major head start towards his goal Tuesday, racking up 57.2 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary election.

Stokes doubles up on Huntington

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:31AM

Although one of her challengers received more than twice as many votes as she did Tuesday, Port of Bremerton Commissioner Mary Ann Huntington was far from discouraged this week when asked about the results.

‘Suspicious’ package, men noted on ferries

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:31AM

It was a tense and frustrating week for Washington State Ferries riders as the FBI on Monday released photos of two men who had raised concerns, and two days later a suspicious package was reportedly found on a vessel.

Bomb scare turns out to be ‘bong’ scare

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:31AM

A suspicious item that put two Washington State Ferries routes on ice for an hour Wednesday turned out to be a duct-tape tube smelling of pot, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Health District faces budget woes

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:31AM

The Kitsap County Health District at a special meeting this week approved a series of cost-cutting measures expected to affect the quality and availability of public health service.

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.

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