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Parking options unveiled

  • Sep 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:27AM

At a meeting on Wednesday night about downtown parking hosted by Public Works and Art Anderson Associates, Port Orchard residents got their first glimpse of what Bay Street could look like once development begins.
Photo Slideshow: See before and after pictures of how Port Orchard could solve parking needs.

County budget cutters look for answers

  • Sep 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:27AM

Kitsap County officials are continuing the budget-planning process with a series of meetings where representatives from individual departments meet with administrative personnel to discuss specific cuts.

One jail ‘escapee’ turns himself in

  • Sep 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:27AM

After apparently learning of his wanted status through media reports, one of the Kitsap County Jail inmates mistakenly released earlier this month turned himself this week, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

Road and sewer planning begins for real in Kitsap

  • Sep 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:27AM

Progress changes things. For instance, your parents never needed to learn the world “infrastructure.” But that term, loosely applied to define the support system needed for growth, has become an oft-repeated one as Kitsap County attempts to plan for its future.

Local fish club offers salmon viewing

  • Sep 21, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:27AM

Hatchery will be open to the public today as the chinook are returning to Gorst Creek.
Video: Sidney Glen third-graders get the "inside" scoop on salmon.

Building Moratorium Adopted

  • Sep 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:27AM

The Kitsap County commissioners meeting on Monday began the same as always, with the pledge of allegiance, but there was a slight modification. After the phrase "with liberty and justice for all" a member of the audience added "including developers."

Building Moratorium Adopted

  • Sep 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:27AM

The Kitsap County commissioners meeting on Monday began the same as always, with the pledge of allegiance, but there was a slight modification. After the phrase "with liberty and justice for all" a member of the audience added "including developers."

Downtown Overlay District adopted

  • Sep 24, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:27AM

The Port Orchard City Council approved the finalized draft of the Downtown Overlay District in a 5-2 vote, putting the regulations in effect once a design review board ordinance is scheduled in the coming weeks.

Police pursuit locks down SK schools

  • Sep 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:27AM

While a 24-year-old South Kitsap man fled law enforcement Friday afternoon, a number of schools went into lock-down, closing doors, shades and preventing any movement in and out of the school. Mullenix, Manchester and South Colby Elementary, and John Sedgwick Junior High were all locked down Friday afternoon.

Antique appraisals raise money for local societies

  • Sep 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:27AM

Calling all knick-knacks, whatchamacallits and thingymajigs! Something old and wonderful sitting in your basement? The Puget Sound Genealogical Society and the Kitsap Historical Society want to help you find the treasure sitting in your home.

Man arrested for lewd calls to Fred Meyer

  • Sep 25, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:27AM

A man suspected of making sexual suggestions to at least two young children at local department stores was charged last week in Kitsap County Superior Court, according to the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office.

South Kitsap man admits to buying child porn

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

A 66-year-old South Kitsap man who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography after ordering a DVD online from an undercover law enforcement officer earlier this year will be sentenced next week.

Overlay district finally adopted

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:26AM

Port Orchard resident Kathy Michael made an 11th-hour attempt to sway the Port Orchard City Council from adopting an ordinance she fears will destroy the city’s small-town character and damage the lifestyle of those living along Kitsap Street behind the downtown core at Monday evening’s meeting.

School board may seek levy by 2009

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:26AM

The South Kitsap School District Board is gearing up for its next school levy. Assistant Superintendent Terri Patton presented the current financial situation and suggestions for how to proceed in requesting funds from South Kitsap property owners.

Police standoff ends in suspect’s suicide

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:26AM

A standoff between a 38-year-old South Kitsap man and Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies ended last week with the man apparently shooting himself, Spokesman Deputy Scott Wilson said.

SEED work contracts win approval

  • Oct 1, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:26AM

Ground will be moving soon — quite literally — at the site of a planned green energy business complex as the Port of Bremerton’s Board of Commissioners approved the project’s first work contract this week.

Fire agency merger talk continuing

  • Oct 3, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:26AM

The possibility of South Kitsap Fire and Rescue merging with two other agencies to create a regional fire authority crept closer to reality last month as its board of commissioners became the first to approve a joint resolution spawning a committee to continue the discussions.

SK's beasts to be blessed

  • Oct 3, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:26AM

A little blessing can go a long way, even for our furrier friends, and anyone who would like to give their animal a loving touch can bring them to a local church Saturday for the “Blessing of the Beasts.”

Slow down for that flashing yellow light

  • Oct 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:26AM

The air is growing colder, the leaves browner and the days shorter. And with that comes the morning and afternoon hustle of kids getting on and off buses, crossing streets and swarming around schools across the city.

Moratorium drawing criticism

  • Oct 2, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:26AM

One week after imposing a construction moratorium in selected expanded urban growth areas (UGAs), the Kitsap County commissioners began developing a plan to resolve the situation while soliciting public comment. The moratorium was a reaction to a ruling from the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Boar, which questioned proposed sewer development in certain UGAs.

Navy will be tripling SAFE Boats order

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:26AM

Armed this week with another $6 million to spend on high-tech command boats, the U.S. Navy turned once again to a company that is transforming itself into the place to go if you need a small, fast vessel that is easy to maneuver in and out of tense situations — Port Orchard’s SAFE Boats International.

SK artists in the spotlight

  • Oct 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

Standing poised with her right foot extending her leg into a straight line and her toe aimed to the ground, the dancer looks poised and ready to jump and pirouette off the brown background of her canvass and out of the wooden frame.

Civilla, Selbig named persons of the year

  • Oct 6, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

Next weekend the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce will not only be welcoming its new board president, it will be honoring its newly-crowned people of the year.

SK schools a lightning rod for ... well, lightning

  • Oct 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

“It sounded like two large pieces of metal being slapped together,” Principal Brian Pickard said Thursday, describing the instant lightning struck South Colby Elementary School.

Health District spreads septic wisdom

  • Oct 5, 2007 at 12:00AM updated Jun 12, 2008 at 9:25AM

While debates continue about the best way to bring sewers to its urban growth areas, the Kitsap County Health District is taking steps to inform the public about the care and feeding of individual sewage systems.

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