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- Oct 28, 2009 at 3:09PM
The Washington State Legislature probably won’t provide new support for the Washington State Ferries during its upcoming session, so ferry advocates are targeting 2011 as the time when it will receive significant new funding, according to information presented to the Port Orchard City Council on Tuesday.
- Oct 30, 2009 at 11:29AM
Jerry Holland memorial concert, ceili and chowder to benefit students of the Scottish tradition, Nov. 1 at the Island Music Center.
- Nov 3, 2009 at 4:02PM
- Nov 4, 2009 at 4:24PM
After just over a year on the job, Kitsap County’s chief budget officer is leaving his position to return to Florida for personal reasons.
- Nov 5, 2009 at 3:00PM updated Nov 6, 2009 at 4:55PM
- Nov 6, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 11:10AM
A quick look at What's Up in the coming days on the Kitsap Peninsula.
- Nov 6, 2009 at 9:00AM updated at 11:03AM
Ragtime pianist and Congress-designated National Treasure Bob Milne comes to the island for a one night only show, Nov. 8.
- Nov 6, 2009 at 10:38AM
First Friday Art Walks in Bremerton and Bainbridge, Nov. 6.
- Nov 6, 2009 at 10:43AM
The Kratt brothers bring their animal adventure show to Bainbridge High School Nov. 7 to benefit the Kids Discovery Museum.
- Nov 10, 2009 at 1:00PM updated Nov 11, 2009 at 11:03AM
Sounders FC broadcaster, former Seattle U. coach assumes second-year club.
- Nov 13, 2009 at 12:00PM updated Nov 17, 2009 at 2:32PM
The general consensus among the press and her publishers is that “The Lacuna” — Barbara Kingsolver’s first novel in nine years — is the New York Times’ bestselling author’s most accomplished work to date. When asked if she considers this latest book her most accomplished, and if so why, Kingsolver responded with an impervious kindness, “I couldn’t possibly say that, because my mother taught me not to brag.” But she does agree “The Lacuna” — which she’ll read from at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at a free West Sound Reads event at the Bainbridge High School gymnasium — was, indeed, a massive undertaking.
- Nov 16, 2009 at 12:13PM
The Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office has submitted its budget-cut plan, along with a warning that many crimes will now go unpunished. “We will continue to prosecute the most important felony cases,” said Prosector Russell Hauge. “But the less serious cases, those around the edges, will fall off the table.”
- Nov 18, 2009 at 2:30PM
Kitsap County has filed an appeal to the State Supreme Court, hoping it will overrule a September Court of Appeals decision regarding the application of the county’s Critical Areas Ordinance as it pertains to shoreline setbacks.
- Nov 24, 2009 at 3:13PM
- Dec 3, 2009 at 12:46PM
Kitsap County is hosting a meeting between community leaders and the U.S. Census Bureau to encourage participation in the upcoming Census, but officials are having little success reaching their intended audience.
- Dec 4, 2009 at 12:09PM
- Dec 4, 2009 at 12:10PM
- Dec 4, 2009 at 12:40PM
- Dec 4, 2009 at 1:15PM
- Dec 4, 2009 at 1:20PM
- Dec 8, 2009 at 5:00PM updated Dec 9, 2009 at 9:33AM
Josh Brown has announced his intention to run for re-election in hopes of becoming the first Central Kitsap Commissioner to win a second term since 1990. “I’m proud of what we have been able to accomplish in the last three years,” Brown said. “We've made a positive impact on the county and have focused on how to build partnerships and work together.
- Dec 10, 2009 at 10:00AM updated Dec 14, 2009 at 10:50AM
The Kitsap County Jail has handed layoff notices to nine deputies, stating that some or all of them will no longer have their jobs after Dec. 31.
- Dec 10, 2009 at 10:00AM updated at 4:22PM
After nearly a month on the job, Kitsap County Parks and Recreation Director Jim Dunwiddie has submitted a list of departmental priorities to the county commissioners.
- Dec 10, 2009 at 4:45PM
- Dec 14, 2009 at 11:15AM