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All-mail ballot will probably mean higher voter participation

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:45AM

The only prediction most of those involved in the Silverdale incorporation vote are willing to make is that more people will vote on Feb. 1 than voted on Nov. 3.

Christmas shopping season starts with a bang

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:45AM

Foot traffic at Kitsap Mall was higher this year than last year on the day after Thanksgiving.

4th grade WASL scores closer to standard than previously thought

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:45AM

"After further review, Central Kitsap School District officials have decided that fourth-grade WASL writing scores aren't that bad, after all."

County department chiefs argue over budget

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:45AM

"Kitsap County needs to make cuts in its budget due to the passage of Initiative 695, but none of the county's department leaders want to lose money or postpone projects."

Freshman scores one for the team — and for Dad

  • Nov 23, 1999 at 12:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 10:45AM

News and notes from Klahowya's run to the state championship

Hoffman finds saving grace in her last high school soccer game

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:44AM

Klahowya goalkeeper Catharine Hoffman didn't allow a goal in her last two high school soccer games.

"Eagles reign in the rain, win state title"

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:44AM

"Just three seasons ago, the Klahowya Eagles scored just one goal enroute to a winless season. Last weekend, they won the state 2A girls soccer championship."

Get ready to vote on incorporation - again

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:44AM

Supporters of the incorporation of Silverdale got new life late last week.

Newberry Hill wall accident injures four

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:44AM

An accident at a construction project on Newberry Hill Road left four workers injured Friday.

"After 15 years, Kenlon calls it a career"

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:44AM

"Gloria Kenlon, the executive director of the Central Kitsap Food Bank, is planning on retiring at the end of this year."

City supporters will consider a new petition

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:44AM

"Although the results of the Nov. 2 cityhood election are still in doubt, if the measure fails incorporation planners are planing to place a new proposal on next fall's ballot."

35 incorporation votes are now in doubt

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:44AM

"Some people who shouldn't have voted in the Nov. 2 incorporation election did, while some people who should have voted couldn't."

Wall designed to hold back Newberry Hill

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:44AM

"A wall being constructed to hold back a slope on Newberry Hill Road is designed to withstand more than 250,000 pounds of pressure."

Kitsap Transit director floats plan to save foot ferries

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

"With state ferry service jeopardized by Initiative 695, Kitsap Transit director Dick Hayes and Horluck Transportation owner Hilton Smith are discussing how a public-private partnership could allow foot ferries to continue their cross-Puget Sound trips"

Incorporation fails after late absentee count

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

"Although election-night returns indicated that Silverdale was ready to incorporate, late absentee ballots appear to have doomed prospects for cityhood."

County big-wigs huddle on budget

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

Initiative 695 and Silverdale incorporation are forcing county department managers and commissioners to make some difficult budgetary decisions.

School district looks to upgrade crumbling facilities

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

"Central Kitsap High School, Cottonwood Elementary School and many other schools in the Central Kitsap School District have already reached or exceeded their life expectancies."

Cuts in ferry service to begin in June

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

"Ferry commuters will feel the first crunch of Initiative 695 on their cross-sound trips when the boats start operating on June 27, 2000."

Strongest support for cityhood came from Ridgetop

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

"Incorporation drew little support along Silverdale Way, but Ridgetop residents were rabidly behind cityhood, according to voting statistics released by the Kitsap County Auditor's Office."

Yes outnumbers no by just 23 votes in incorporation election

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

"Even though the pro-incorporation margin narrowed in the Silverdale incorporation election, county elections officials still expect that Tuesday's cityhood results to stand."

Two declare candidacy for city council

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

"Although Silverdale voters haven't officially approved incorporation yet, at least two local residents have already announced their candidacies for seats on the new city council."

What effect will I-695 have on the the new city?

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

Most incorporation backers don't think Initiative 695 will have a big impact on the new city of Silverdale.

So what's next?

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

Here's what happens next as Silverdale wanders down the path toward incorporation.

Several already considering city council runs

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

"Several leaders of the incorporation movement were so confident on election night, they were already discussing the possibility of running for Silverdale's first city council."

County officials say they're ready to work with new city

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 10:43AM

"Although they spent most of the year campaigning against incorporation, three top county officials sounded conciliatory notes as pro-cityhood votes roled in Tuesday."

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