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‘We need a sustainable system’

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

A series of eight advisory meetings sponsored by the Washington State Ferry system wound up this week with local gatherings in Bremerton and Vashon Island. This followed others that took place in Southworth, Bainbridge Island and four other locations throughout the region.

‘Last-minute’ contestant earns Fathoms’ crown

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:56AM

Even before she was crowned this year’s Fathoms o’Fun Queen, Sandy Bradley’s mother said the 18-year-old had done plenty to make her proud. We expect great things from her,” said Leanne Bradley, describing her daughter as a “whiz” with a natural curiosity who has been “reading since she was 3-years-old.”

S. Kitsap burglary suspect still at large

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Local law enforcement are widening their search for the final suspect in a nine-man burglary ring that cut a wide swath through North Kitsap in recent weeks, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office reported. South Kitsap resident Donald Lloyd Pugh, 44, is suspected of being part of a team of burglars who stole from homes, cars and mail boxes in every North Kitsap community between Poulsbo, Hansville and Bainbridge Island.

Washington tapped as Kitsap auditor

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

The Kitsap County commissioners unanimously appointed Walter E. Washington on Wednesday to replace Karen Flynn, who retired as county auditor this week. “We had three exceptional candidates,” said North Kitsap Commissioner Steve Bauer. “They all had their own strengths, and I would like to keep them all connected with the county.

Listen in to toll rate discussion

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Next week, the Washington State Transportation Commission will meet, not in person, but over the telephone to decide how much people will pay to cross the Tacoma Narrows Bridge beginning this summer.

Listen in to toll rate discussion

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Next week, the Washington State Transportation Commission will meet, not in person, but over the telephone to decide how much people will pay to cross the Tacoma Narrows Bridge beginning this summer.

Family affair

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Some wins, some losses in Olympia

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Kitsap County lawmakers didn’t get everything they asked for during this year’s session, but it could have been much worse, according to a report presented to the county commissioners this week.

‘Top-two’ ruling could change nature of Kitsap races

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Due to a recent ruling by the United States Supreme Court, this year’s local races will have a different look than the past few elections.

COUNTY BRIEFS

  • Apr 5, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

The Elizabeth Ellington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host an Awards Tea at 2 p.m. on April 5 at Central Valley Christian Fellowship, 6869 Central Valley Road NE, in Bremerton.

Baird’s odyssey brings him back to Kitsap

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Head past Gold Mountain Golf Course, straddle the Mason-Kitsap County line and eventually emerge through the wooded terrain at Erickson Lake. Some might say Dick Baird couldn’t be farther from his coaching tenure at the University of Washington or playing days at Washington State.

Angel, Brown at odds over SKIA

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

Discussions about the possible annexation of the South Kitsap Industrial Area caused a tiff between South Kitsap Commissioner Jan Angel and Central Kitsap Commissioner Josh Brown last week when Angel accused Brown of misrepresenting the county’s position in discussions with third parties.

SKSD to mull Howe Farm’s options

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

The South Kitsap School District Board of Directors is scheduled to vote tonight on an agreement that may some day allow local students to raise livestock on sections of Howe Farm County Park. In the works for at least two years, the Howe Farm plan involves three groups — SKSD, Washington State University Extension’s Master Gardeners’ program and Kitsap Dog Parks Corp. — hoping to cooperatively utilize the 83-acre park that used to house a family-run farm.

Call your seagulls — then cook ’em too

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:55AM

At this year’s seagull calling contest next month, participants can do more than just talk to the birds — they can eat them, too. For its 20th annual bird-calling event, the Port Orchard Chamber will be hosting a “Seagull” Wing Cook-off, where local chefs and caterers will put their fowl-frying skills to the test.

Fire officials’ concerns delay McCormick West plan

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

A planned development that could bring more than 1,400 new homes to the McCormick Woods area hit a speed bump after local fire officials expressed concern about their ability to provide emergency services to the area.

Pastor due to be sentenced for molestation

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

A South Kitsap pastor who admitted last month that he raped and molested at least four girls who attended the church he ran on his property in South Colby will be sentenced this morning in Kitsap County Superior Court.

PSRC study under fire even before its release

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

The Kitsap County commissioners will hear a staff report this morning that discusses the financial impact of the county’s membership in the Puget Sound Regional Council. But even though the report has yet to be presented or discussed, it has already drawn fire from the property rights group that requested in the first place.

Former nurse becomes Harrison’s second-in-command

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

Patty Cochrell’s father always asked her when she was going to become a hospital’s chief operations officer (COO). Although Malcolm McPhee didn’t live to see the day his daughter became Harrison Medical Center’s COO and executive vice president, Cochrell knows her dad is proud of her. Cochrell, of Poulsbo, took on the newly created position of COO and executive vice president in November.

FYI Municipal Court

  • Apr 9, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

Sentences handed out in Port Orchard Municipal Court:

Port Orchard urges joint development of SKIA

  • Apr 8, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

With the city of Bremerton poised to annex the Port of Bremerton’s 3,400-acre South Kitsap Industrial Area, Port Orchard Mayor Lary Coppola on Monday issued a draft proposal that suggests a plan for developing the site under an inter-local agreement consisting of the port, Kitsap County and the cities of Port Orchard and Bremerton — with each sharing the costs as well as the anticipated benefits.

Republican enters race for SK comissioner

  • Apr 10, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

Long after the the other party’s candidates started their campaigns, a South Kitsap Republican has anted up to fill the position Commissioner Jan Angel will leave at the end of this year.

Judge adds 3 years to pastor’s sentence

  • Apr 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

Describing Robbin Leeroy Harper as a predatory monster who wore “kid gloves over an iron fist,” victims and followers of the pastor convicted of molesting several of his young female church members urged Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Jay Roof to put him behind bars for the rest of his life.

Port board backs naming bridge for Oke

  • Apr 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

Local residents wanting to see the new Tacoma Narrows Bridge named after the late Sen. Bob Oke packed the Port of Bremerton’s Board of Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday to hear whether a resolution supporting the honor would be approved.

Judge adds 3 years to pastor’s sentence

  • Apr 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

Followers describe Harper as a ‘monster’ who controlled, deceived and molested

City offers SKIA alternative

  • Apr 11, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 8:54AM

With the city of Bremerton poised to annex the Port of Bremerton’s 3,400-acre South Kitsap Industrial Area, Port Orchard Mayor Lary Coppola on Monday issued a draft proposal that suggests a plan for developing the site under an inter-local agreement consisting of the port, Kitsap County and the cities of Port Orchard and Bremerton — with each sharing the costs as well as the anticipated benefits.

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