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Botkin to stay with SEED through 2007

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:41AM

Port clearly defines project goals for next seven months.

Leavenworth mayor speaks to PO chamber

  • Jun 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:41AM

City has potential, but change has to start now, he says.

Commissioner search process continues

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:40AM

The process of selecting a replacement for resigning North Kitsap Commissioner Chris Endresen moved into its final stages this week, as county Democrats narrowed the list to three recommended candidates from a field of 11.

Endresen evaluates term

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:40AM

North Kitsap Commissioner Chris Endresen, having decided to accept an offer to become state director for U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, last month announced her resignation. As the longest serving commissioner since 1989, Endresen, 50, reflected on her three and a half terms in office.

Sheriff's office to loan radar unit

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:40AM

In an effort to increase safety and decrease speeding, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office is loaning out radar speed detection devices to neighborhood groups.

SK Community Park gets a little TLC

  • Jun 23, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:40AM

South Kitsap Community Park received the careful attention of around 75 volunteers Wednesday during the 2007 Day of Caring.

Schools to cut $1 million from budget

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:40AM

Despite initial estimates of a half-million-dollar cut to the school’s budget, the tentative 2006-07 budget presented to the South Kitsap School Board on Wednesday night called for $1.7 million in cuts and adjustments.

Manchester: A tale of two stories

  • Jun 22, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:40AM

The public discussion over building heights in downtown Manchester heated up this week as residents tallied preferences on height regulations and strongly supported a two-story cap.

Angel aims to slow selection process

  • Jun 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:40AM

The selection of a new North Kitsap Commissioner will take longer than expected, since South Kitsap Commissioner Jan Angel said she needs more time to study the qualifications of the three candidates.

Crisis clinic head to retire

  • Jun 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:40AM

The director of the Kitsap County Crisis Clinic is retiring next week after 28 years on the job, a time that has demonstrated an evolution in the attitude toward and treatment of mental health ailments.

Mile Hill work will delay traffic this week

  • Jun 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:40AM

Crews have reduced Mile Hill Drive to one lane from Long Lake Road to Whittier Avenue this week to patch sections on the roadway, according to the Kitsap County Public Works Department.

DCD streamlines permit process, clears backlog

  • Jun 26, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:40AM

The Kitsap County Department of Community Development (DCD) has changed its permitting process and cleared a backlog of 125 requests out of its system over the past two months, according to DCD Director Larry Keeton.

Parks board marks 28 years of work

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:40AM

This weekend, the South Kitsap Parks and Recreation District will celebrate the close of 28 years of stewardship over the South Kitsap Community Park.

SKEA ratifies contract with SK School District

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

Although the specifics are not yet available, South Kitsap School District officials have confirmed that the South Kitsap Education Association (SKEA) has ratified a renewed contract with the district.

Good will growing for new retail outlet in Port Orchard

  • Jun 27, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

Based on the steady stream of people checking to see when Port Orchard’s new Goodwill store will be opening, the business will not be lacking for customers.

Angel solicits public input for commissioner selection

  • Jun 28, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

Approval of the new North Kitsap commissioner hit a snag this week, when South Kitsap Commissioner Jan Angel advocated establishing public meetings as part of the process. “This is for me, and it is also for the citizens,” Angel said. “We need to know who these people are and how they answer certain specific questions.”

Violent crime on the rise in Port Orchard

  • Jun 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

What a difference a year makes. Last year, Port Orchard Police Chief Al Townsend was celebrating a healthy decrease in violent crimes and vowing to curb a frustrating increase in property crimes.

POPD by the numbers

  • Jun 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

• Port Orchard had the sixth highest violent crime rate last year. The five cities with higher rates were, in descending order: Tacoma, Tukwila, Bremerton, Wapato and Lakewood.

Parks Board member will lodge complaint

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

Before its official dissolution, the South Kitsap Parks and Recreation District (SKPRD) faces one more official complaint, this time from the inside.

Hearing examiner addresses Manchester appeals

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

Manchester building heights were the focus of appeals heard by the Kitsap County Hearing Examiner on Thursday.

Bridge bash budget reaches $260,000

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

The opening-day celebration for the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge will cost approximately a quarter of a million dollars, according to a budget released by the Washington State Department of Transportation this week.

Library hosts mystery, Potter party this summer

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

City Hall extends comp plan deadline

  • Jun 30, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

Port Orchard residents now have additional two weeks to apply for changes to the city’s comprehensive plan.

Angel supports Bauer as commissioner

  • Jun 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

South Kitsap Commissioner Jan Angel has dropped her request to prolong the search process with a series of public meetings and thrown her support behind Stephen Bauer as the county seeks to replaced departed Commissioner Chris Endresen.

Public Works cleans up “significant spill”

  • Jun 29, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:39AM

Kitsap County Health District officials on Friday dealt with what an agency spokesman termed a “very significant” sewage spill on the southeast corner of State Route 16 at Tremont Avenue.

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