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County says it might have to cut jobs

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:34AM

Kitsap County’s budget crisis has taken a personal turn, as administrators attempt to implement the necessary labor cuts that will prevent the county from going broke.

History comes alive at cemetery

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:34AM

Frederich Rimple accepted a job at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard sight-unseen. He and his German family, shortly after immigrating from what is now the Ukraine, lived in the U.S. midwest. Their pursuit of economic stability brought them, with four children, to what would eventually become Port Orchard.

History comes alive at cemetery

  • Aug 8, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

Frederich Rimple accepted a job at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard sight-unseen. He and his German family, shortly after immigrating from what is now the Ukraine, lived in the U.S. midwest. Their pursuit of economic stability brought them, with four children, to what would eventually become Port Orchard.

SK fire district commissioners back merger

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

Talk surrounding South Kitsap Fire and Rescue’s potential integration with two other county fire agencies gained considerable steam Thursday night as the district’s board of commissioners officially approved moving the discussion to the next level.

County finally takes over SK Community Park — now what?

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

With the South Kitsap Parks and Recreation District (SKPRD) officially dissolved, and the South Kitsap Community Park in the hands of the county, officials are working to bring the area up to snuff, and determine what to do with it now.

Three mayoral candidates, three backgrounds

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

Port Orchard residents will vote in a new mayor this year. With Mayor Kim Abel not seeking a second term, the city will bring one new face into City Hall.

Rabbi says creating wealth is a fundamentally moral concept

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

Radio talk show host and biblical scholar Rabbi Daniel Lapin addressed the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, discussing how spiritual matters influence how business is conducted.

SK school district set to mark new school year

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

The South Kitsap School District is gearing up for the new school year, and what better way to start it off than a giant party?

Dicks pushes responsibility

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks (D-Belfair) expressed renewed support for environmental issues in a Kitsap County appearance Monday, stressing the importance of protecting and rehabilitating local waterways.

Marina in building mode

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

As the loud clangs from the driving of piles for the Port of Bremerton’s marina expansion echo throughout Sinclair Inlet, port officials say the best is yet to come.

Burger named budget manager

  • Aug 14, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

Kitsap County Administrative Services Director Ben Holland has recommended Don Burger as the county’s new budget manager. Burger will replace Arley Bright, who has resigned.

Grammy winner will play Olalla bluegrass fest

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

Long gone are the days when bat guano ruled the roost at the Olalla Community Center. These days, Grammy winners reign supreme.

Bethel improvement tax coming?

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

In 2008, South Kitsap voters may be asked to create a Transportation Benefit District, funded through a motor vehicle license fee or a property tax to pay for the expansion and repair of Bethel Road.

Bay St. sidewalks get new surface

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:33AM

Walking along the north side of Bay Street will be a little difficult in coming weeks, but the impediments will result in a flat, new surface for the sidewalk.

Bay St. sidewalks get new surface

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

Walking along the north side of Bay Street will be a little difficult in coming weeks, but the impediments will result in a flat, new surface for the sidewalk. The city is working on two projects downtown, the first repairing the curbing and ramps and adding decorate brickwork to match that on the south side of the street.

Colchester Commons project getting the green light

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

After three appeals, the proposed Colchester Commons development is back on track. The three-story, multi-use development, slated to be built on the southeast corner of Colchester Drive and Main Street in Manchester, has been a contentious, stop-and-go affair for some time.

Rodeo tickled pink to fight cancer

  • Aug 17, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

Pink is a traditionally feminine color, one that a man may have to provide an excuse for wearing. But at next week’s Kitsap County Rodeo and Stampede, many of the toughest guys in attendance will proudly add the shade to their regular ensemble.

Health District finds toxic algae in Long Lake

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

A recent advisory issued by the Kitsap County Health District to warn Long Lake users about a potentially toxic bloom is not necessarily a sign that recent treatments at the lake are not working, but rather proof that they need to be continued, an official said.

SK man charged with killing uncle

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

A 28-year-old South Kitsap man remains in Kitsap County Jail after being charged last week in the death of his uncle, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Bethel improvement tax coming?

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

In 2008, South Kitsap voters may be asked to create a Transportation Benefit District, funded through a motor vehicle license fee or a property tax to pay for the expansion and repair of Bethel Road.

Bay St. sidewalks getting a new surface

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

Walking along the north side of Bay Street will be a little difficult in coming weeks, but the impediments will result in a flat, new surface for the sidewalk.

Colchester Commons project getting the green light

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

After three appeals, the proposed Colchester Commons development is back on track.

Health District finds toxic algae in Long Lake

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

A recent advisory issued by the Kitsap County Health District to warn Long Lake users about a potentially toxic bloom is not necessarily a sign that recent treatments at the lake are not working, but rather proof that they need to be continued, an official said.

SK man charged with killing uncle

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

A 28-year-old South Kitsap man remains in Kitsap County Jail after being charged last week in the death of his uncle, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Rodeo tickled pink to fight cancer

  • Aug 18, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:32AM

Pink is a traditionally feminine color, one that a man may have to provide an excuse for wearing. But at next week’s Kitsap County Rodeo and Stampede, many of the toughest guys in attendance will proudly add the shade to their regular ensemble.

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