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Moratorium drawing criticism

  • Oct 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:26AM

One week after imposing a construction moratorium in selected expanded urban growth areas (UGAs), the Kitsap County commissioners began developing a plan to resolve the situation while soliciting public comment. The moratorium was a reaction to a ruling from the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Boar, which questioned proposed sewer development in certain UGAs.

Navy will be tripling SAFE Boats order

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:26AM

Armed this week with another $6 million to spend on high-tech command boats, the U.S. Navy turned once again to a company that is transforming itself into the place to go if you need a small, fast vessel that is easy to maneuver in and out of tense situations — Port Orchard’s SAFE Boats International.

SK artists in the spotlight

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

Standing poised with her right foot extending her leg into a straight line and her toe aimed to the ground, the dancer looks poised and ready to jump and pirouette off the brown background of her canvass and out of the wooden frame.

Civilla, Selbig named persons of the year

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

Next weekend the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce will not only be welcoming its new board president, it will be honoring its newly-crowned people of the year.

SK schools a lightning rod for ... well, lightning

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

“It sounded like two large pieces of metal being slapped together,” Principal Brian Pickard said Thursday, describing the instant lightning struck South Colby Elementary School.

Health District spreads septic wisdom

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

While debates continue about the best way to bring sewers to its urban growth areas, the Kitsap County Health District is taking steps to inform the public about the care and feeding of individual sewage systems.

What do you want your $3 to be used for?

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

Anyone with questions or opinions to share about where exactly their Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls are going is invited to a special meeting of the State Transportation Commission Tuesday night in Gig Harbor.

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.

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