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Rossi keeps making his case in Kitsap County

  • Mar 14, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:01AM

Republican gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi is developing a strong Kitsap County presence, having made four campaign stops here in the past two months and planning to maintain a high local visibility for the remainder of the election season.

Garrido seeks to reclaim SK Commissioner’s seat

  • Mar 17, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:01AM

The race for South Kitsap commissioner heated up this week, with the formal rollout of Monty Mahan’s campaign and former commissioner Charlotte Garrido’s expected candidacy announcement.

Manchester woman charged with murder

  • Mar 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:01AM

A 33-year-old South Kitsap woman was charged with killing a woman she went home with after meeting up at a local bar last week, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

Sinkhole bids coming in, construction in April

  • Mar 18, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:01AM

The City of Port Orchard’s Public Works Department is closing in on repair work on the large sinkhole that has marred Bethel Avenue since the Dec. 3 storms.

Level 3 sex offender to live in Port Orchard

  • Mar 19, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:01AM

The Port Orchard Police Department hosted a community meeting this week to inform the public of the residency of a Level 3 sex offender, said Sgt. Jason Glantz. John P. Cozzie, 28, has registered to live in the 1000 block of Bethel Avenue in South Kitsap. He is described as a white male, 6-1, 145 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Annexation will be a long, hard road

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

The Port Orchard City Council clarified what the annexation process means legally and legislatively on Tuesday evening at its monthly study session, with three McCormick Woods residents present. Bottom line: This is going to be a complicated legislative process.

Easter Egg Hunt might have to move

  • Mar 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:00AM

One thing’s for sure — tomorrow at noon hundreds of kids will be running through South Kitsap Community Park looking for brightly colored eggs as they’ve done for the past 15 years. Next year, however, organizer Jessie Turner said the popular annual event may have to move.

KAPO wants to study leaving PSRC

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

A local property rights group has proposed the creation of a citizen committee to investigate whether Kitsap County should remain part of the Puget Sound Regional Council, but so far the county commissioners aren’t receptive to the idea. When the topic came up at a Wednes-day work session this week, North Kitsap Commissioner Steve Bauer said, “I’m not sure this would be cost-effective, or it is something that we want to do.”

Boy Scout brothers up for service awards

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

hree South Kitsap brothers who have each done their part to nurture the local environment have been nominated for a state award that recognizes people who are dedicated to serving their community. Eighteen-year-old twins Jon and Andy Gallent, seniors at South Kitsap High School, and their older brother Jarrett, 19, were nominated as a trio to receive Jefferson Awards, which honor people who have shown “special dedication, sacrifices and significant accomplishments” when it comes to community involvement.

Auditor’s office faces changing of the guard

  • Mar 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:00AM

Karen Flynn’s office is in chaos. As she prepares to retire as Kitsap County Auditor next week, she has built piles from the awards, documents and memorabilia. There are stacks of commemorative plaques, as well as samples of every voter’s guide and election report published during nearly 22 years in office.

Bremerton council moves on SKIA

  • Mar 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:00AM

The Bremerton City Council took action on Wednesday night that may prove to be the long-awaited spark necessary to spur economic development in the South Kitsap Industrial Area. The council approved a business-and-occupation tax break for industrially zoned port district property in the city’s Urban Growth Areas.

Bremerton council moves on SKIA

  • Mar 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:00AM

The Bremerton City Council took action on Wednesday night that may prove to be the long-awaited spark necessary to spur economic development in the South Kitsap Industrial Area. The council approved a business-and-occupation tax break for industrially zoned port district property in the city’s Urban Growth Areas.

Ecumenical group takes Good Friday story to the streets

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

Standing outside of the Christian Life Center at 1780 SE Lincoln Ave., Pastor George Larson welcomed a group of parishioners come from various area churches, all bundled in hats, winter jackets and gloves on a cold Friday morning.

New ferries director set to visit SK

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

The newly appointed head of the struggling Ferries Division of the Washington State Department of Transportation is scheduled to be in South Kitsap tonight to meet local riders. “I want to meet face-to-face and have constructive conversations with the people who depend on the services we provide every day,” said David Moseley, who took the helm of the maligned agency which has struggled recently to keep enough boats on the water.

Murder charge upped to first-degree

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

At her arraignment last week, the Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office charged Manchester resident Amber J. Debord with first-degree murder in the death of Michele L. Burton on March 13. “Based upon the investigation conducted by the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, we felt pre-mediation was involved,” said Case Manager Cris Casad, who declined to elaborate on what pieces of evidence indicated pre-mediation.

The queen of agreeable disagreement

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

Kitsap County government has changed immeasurably over in the past decade. The board of commissioners has turned over completely, along with most of the senior staff and elected officials. There is a new building, and several new departments. But the single constant factor is the presence of Vivian Henderson at nearly all of the commissioners’ public meetings and work sessions.

Eastern Star donates 340 books to Sunnyslope kids

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:59AM

Any teacher will tell you reading is a gift. And while the ability itself can’t be packaged and given, books can be. That’s what brought Port Orchard’s Chapter of the Eastern Star to Sunnyslope Elementary School on Friday, with boxes full of donated books for the school.

Five vying for ’08 Fathoms o’Fun crown

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:59AM

After welcoming its first prince in about a decade in 2007, the Fathoms o’Fun Pageant will crown only princesses this year as five young women will compete to become royalty. Saturday at Christian Life Center the group of South Kitsap resi-dents will complete what pageant director Kim Martin described as “four months of work ... competing for scholarships and to serve and represent their community.”

Change or experience? Auditor candidates line up to replace Flynn

  • Mar 25, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:59AM

While several past and present county officials paid tribute to retiring County Auditor Karen Flynn at a reception on Monday, two of the three hopefuls paid tribute to the person they’re hoping to succeed. Chief Deputy Auditor Walt Washington and Poulsbo attorney Sara Lingafelter were among the visitors who offered Flynn, who leaves office on March 28, their best wishes.

The queen of agreeable disagreement

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:59AM

t KAPO’ director Vivian Henderson is passionate but never unkind when advancing her goals.

The queen of agreeable disagreement

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:59AM

t KAPO’ director Vivian Henderson is passionate but never unkind when advancing her goals.

Any teacher will tell you reading is a gift. And while the ability itself can’t be packaged and given, books can be.

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:59AM

Any teacher will tell you reading is a gift. And while the ability itself can’t be packaged and given, books can be.

Murder charge upped to first degree

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:58AM

At her arraignment, the Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office charged Manchester resident Amber J. Debord with first-degree murder in the death of Michele L. Burton on March 13. “Based upon the investigation conducted by the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, we felt pre-mediation was involved,” said Case Manager Cris Casad, who declined to elaborate on what pieces of evidence indicated pre-mediation.

Kitsap to mark County Government Week

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:58AM

Kitsap County will mark National County Government Week by sponsoring essay, video and art competitions for local high school students.

Etta Projects director earns service award

  • Mar 26, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:58AM

Pennye Nixon-West, executive director of Etta Projects, a nonprofit humanitarian organization working in Bolivia, has earned received the “En el Dia Internacional de la Mujer” (International Woman’s) award while visiting Etta Projects’ service sites in Montero, Bolivia.

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