Filing window closes, more decide to run
June 12, 2008 · Updated 9:42 AM
The 2007 elections heated up Thursday afternoon and Friday in South Kitsap as more political hopefuls made late applications.
Freelance writer and former counselor Kathleen Dolan-Bowes tossed in a last-minute bid for mayor, following Kitsap Business Journal editor Lary Coppola, who announced in May, and assessor and long-time Kiwanis Club member Tom Saunders, who filed last week.
Dolan-Bowes also serves on the Kitsap County Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council and sought the Port Orchard City Council appointment filled by Robert Putaansuu last year.
Dolan-Bowes, 65, is putting together her platform and researching the position and related issues this week. Dolan-Bowes said her first step is learning.