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Ailing Port Orchard man gets new home

  • Nov 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:21AM

With likely just a few months left to enjoy of this life, Don McKay of Southworth is determined to enjoy every second remaining. And thanks to a local volunteer organization, he has a nearly brand-new house in which to enjoy that time.

City recruiting applicants for Design Review Board

  • Nov 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:20AM

Although Port Orchard’s Downtown Overlay District document is complete, the conversation is far from over as City Hall begins accepting applications for the recently enacted Design Review Board.

Power bollards come at high cost for taxpayers

  • Nov 7, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:20AM

When Port Orchard Independent columnist Adele Ferguson raised a red flag about the power bollards for the Port of Bremerton’s marina expansion project in August (“In defense of home-grown bollards,” Aug. 15), it went largely unnoticed except by a few people with intimate knowledge of the project.

Coppola wins Mayor race. Clauson and Lucarelli are neck and neck.

  • Nov 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:20AM

Port Orchard Mayor
Tom Saunders 30.79%
Lary Coppola 68.54%
Port Orchard City Council At-Large Position
Jerry Childs 64.10%
Dick Fitzwater 35.80%
Port Orchard City Council Position 1
Rita DiIenno 40.16%
James Colebank 59.53%
Port Orchard City Council Position 3
Robert Putaansuu 97.90%
Write-in 2.10%
Port Orchard City Council Position 4
Cindi Lucarelli 49.30%
John Clauson 50.20%
Port Orchard City Council Position 5
Rick Wyatt 42.81%
Fred Olin 56.89%
Port of Manchester District 10 Commissioner Position 2
Dan Fallstrom 70.60%
Write-in 29.40%
Port of Manchester District 10 Commissioner Position 3
Steve Pedersen 56.38%
Mark Rebelowski 41.36%
Port of Bremerton 1 Commissioner District 2
Larry Stokes 63.43%
Mary Ann Huntington 35.93%

747 ruling won’t change budget process

  • Nov 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:20AM

Thursday’s decision by the Washington State Supreme Court declaring Initiative 747 unconstitutional will not affect Kitsap County’s ongoing budget-cutting process, according to the current chairman of the Kitsap County commissioners.

Gallery dances its way to a new location

  • Nov 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:20AM

Through the doors at the Gallery School of Music & Dance’s new location is a world of possibilities. “We are a full performing-arts school, as well as a creative-arts learning center for little ones,” explains co-founder Kara Morket, who runs Gallery with her sister, Erin Brinkerhoff.
Slideshow: See a slideshow of Erin Brinkerhoff's Ballet 3 class at the Gallery School of Music and Dance.

Olalla students honor veterans

  • Nov 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:20AM

Principal Karen Butler warned those entering the Olalla Elementary School to have tissues ready for the assembly presentation. Crammed in the back in standing room only, parents and veterans filed into the school for a presentation by the students honoring those who have served in the military, and as Butler warned, it was an emotional event.
Slideshow: See a photo slideshow of the Olalla assembly.

SK man gets 7 years for assaulting teen

  • Nov 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:20AM

A South Kitsap man who admitted to tying up and assaulting a neighbor girl after losing his temper over a cell phone bill was sentenced to more than seven years in prison last month.

Clauson stretches lead in race for council

  • Nov 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:20AM

Incumbent John Clauson had gained a few more votes over newcomer Cindy Lucarelli in the race for the Port Orchard City Council by the end of last week, with both all but assuming he will win without requiring any recounts.

Kitsap Veterans Day event draws a crowd

  • Nov 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:20AM

About 1,200 people filled the Pavilion at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds on Monday, to pay tribute to veterans of all ages on the day set aside for their recognition.

Coppola plans to stay on planning board

  • Nov 13, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:20AM

Newly elected Port Orchard Mayor Lary Coppola wants to finish his term as a Kitsap County Planning Commissioner, and does not feel the two positions represent a conflict of interest.

Community transition program has a new home

  • Nov 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:20AM

They loaded a dishwasher, swept the floor and poured the leftovers into plastic containers. It looked like any other group of roommates cleaning up after lunch, but these students are participating in an educational program preparing them for life beyond high school.

KMHS founder retires after 30 years

  • Nov 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

This week Kitsap Mental Health Services (KMHS) Executive Director Larry Keller presided over his last agency-wide staff meeting — an event so large it had to do be staged twice to accommodate every shift.

City considers admissions tax

  • Nov 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

With a new independent theater on the way and a major chain purchasing South Sound Cinema 10 last March, the Port Orchard City Council has turned its attention to admissions taxes.

Seven seek SK Junior Miss title

  • Nov 16, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

A local pageant that has featured young girls demonstrating talents as diverse as bassoon playing to tributes to the late “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin will be held tonight at Marcus Whitman Junior High School. Starting at 7 p.m., the South Kitsap Junior Miss pageant will feature seven local girls vying for the title during the pageant’s 8th year.

Legal services dinner celebrates partnership

  • Nov 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

Two Kitsap County agencies joined together on Thursday to thank its supporters and ended up creating a partnership that could change the face of local legal services. An added bonus was the presence of a national figure who provided additional perspective about what may lie ahead for the United States Department of Justice.

Will new council revisit Overlay District issue?

  • Nov 19, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

In the aftermath of the general election earlier this month, the Port Orchard City Council will welcome a number of new faces, and fewer long-time members.

Web Extra: Vandals leave salmon in library bathroom.

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

Last week, vandals left a large salmon in the men’s room of the Sylvan Way Library. It took days for the staff to track down the rancid smell, and it still is noticable. KRL staff is not amused by the prank, which will cost as much as $2,000 to repair.

Web Extra: Kitsap kids create a calendar to promote recycling

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

Kitsap County participated in the eighth annual America Recycles Day in the usual way, by putting out a call for young artists to illustrate an ecological theme and choosing 13 of them for inclusion in a calendar.

'Showpiece' shopping center under construction on Mile Hill Drive

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

The completion along Mile Hill Drive and the South Kitsap Mall is about to change. Real Assets Property Services, Inc., a Seattle-based real-estate company run by Adam Simon and David Aron, purchased the vacant lot on the left-hand side of the mall and are building a 12,000-square foot shopping center.

State suspends daycare owner's license

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

The owner of a local daycare center accused of putting a 4-year-old Port Orchard boy into the truck of her car has had her license suspended pending an investigation, according to the Washington State Department of Early Learning.

State depends daycare owner's license

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

The owner of a local daycare center accused of putting a 4-year-old Port Orchard boy into the truck of her car has had her license suspended pending an investigation, according to the Washington State Department of Early Learning.

Cub Scouts meet Iraq veteran

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

U.S. Army Spc. Matthew Ferguson answered a series of questions, one piling upon the other, from a group of Cub Scouts at the Elim Lutheran Church Thursday evening.

Local eatery serves up holiday meal for a buck

  • Nov 20, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

Normally, a dollar won’t even buy you a cup of coffee anymore, but tomorrow that sum will not only get a full Thanksgiving meal, but one with the “best turkey you ever had. “We will have deep-fried turkey and our version of the world’s best potatoes,” said Darryl Baldwin, owner of MoonDogs, Too on Bay Street, explaining that the “complete Thanksgiving meal” will indeed be offered at his business for $1.

SK teen dies after Sunday evening car crash

  • Nov 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:19AM

A 17-year-old South Kitsap boy died this week after hitting a tree with his car on Glenwood Road Sunday night, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported.

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