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Winding down and coming up short

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:43PM

The United Way of Kitsap County Annual Workplace Campaign is winding down — in more ways than one.

Give them an inch and they will take a yard — yours

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:43PM

Our county commissioners are preparing to update our countywide Planning Policies and Shorelines Master Plan. The commissioners will impose more restrictions on private property. North Kitsap Commissioner Steve Bauer is already concerned the county surrendered too many development rights. Fact is, the commissioners have no rights in our private property. They certainly have no interest in open discussion of property rights. Let’s do that for them. You need to know the truth.

Letters

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:42PM

Firefighter stairclimb a success for Klahowya grad

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:42PM

Fall City firefighter Brett Krache sprint-climbed 69 stories up the Columbia Center in Seattle with a photo of his baby brother, Todd, inside his face piece.

Silverdale man to participate in Big Climb for 2-year-old boy.

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:42PM

Caleb Thorsteinson, of Spanaway, spent his first birthday in the hospital.

Cold crab cash

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:41PM

CALENDAR

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:41PM

HOME SHOW: Peninsula Home & Garden Expo featuring more than 275 vendors — the largest home show west of Seattle; today, Fri. March 13, 2-8 p.m.; Sat., March 14, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., March 15, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Kitsap County Fairgrounds Pavilion, President’s Hall and VanZee building; $6 adults, $5 senior citizens, teens and active duty military, free for children 12 and younger. Coupon for $1 off admission available at www.kitsaphba.com.

WSU Extension budget being pulled by its roots?

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:41PM

Local gardening and high school programs aren’t digging how the state’s money problems are hitting home. Facing a projected $8 billion deficit, state legislators have tough choices to make — ones with the potential to mean serious funding cuts for public service programs.

Business BRIEFS Westsound Bank celebrates 10 years

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:40PM

Bremerton-based Westsound Bank, the operating subsidiary of WSB Financial Group, recently celebrated its 10th year in business.

Oldies but goodies

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:40PM

Furniture, books, clothing, jewelry, even a stuffed beaver can be found at Manette Antiques.

Knight kickers forge ahead without Garcia

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:40PM

Absent its scoring leader from 2008, the Bremerton boys soccer team looks a little different leading into the 2009 season.

KW’s Mosey named starter on AKC team

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:39PM

With the Bremerton and King’s West girls basketball teams losing cornerstone players from their 2007-08 rosters, both teams struggled, at times, during the 2008-09 season.

POLICE LOG Morning surprise

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:39PM

An 85-year-old Bremerton woman called police shortly before 10 a.m. March 7 to report someone had broken into her house overnight.

Bremerton students ready for WASL

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:39PM

When Bremerton High School sophomores embark on the reading and writing portion of the Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) on Monday, they should be well-prepared to accomplish the task before them, according to Bremerton School District Director of Special Education and Assessment Bob Hamilton.

Liberty Tax looking for ‘Taxes’ Holdem Poker participants

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:38PM

With the tax deadline rapidly approaching, Liberty Tax is looking to have a little fun.

NEWS BRIEFS

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:38PM

Fare hikes, state tax recommended for ferries

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:38PM

Washington State Ferries could stay above water financially through steady fare increases and a state vehicle tax.

Drug treatment cuts continue ripple effect

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:37PM

Cutbacks in drug rehabilitation and mental health funds could impact a range of services and significantly increase the amount of homeless people in Kitsap County, according to local officials.

Bremerton school board hones in on Cheney

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:37PM

When Bremerton School Board President Cynthia Galloway brought up the subject of finding an interim superintendent for the district was current Supt. Bette Hyde leaves on April 15, it didn’t take but a second for board member Pat Jones to blurt out an answer.

Legislators making mid-term hometown swing

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:37PM

With the 2009 Washington Legislative session near its midway point, all 23rd District legislators are returning home tomorrow for two town hall meetings in Kitsap County.

Convicted consignment shop owner receives jail time

  • Mar 12, 2009 at 3:36PM

Former consignment shop owner Alice S. Simpson, accused of stealing several thousand dollars worth of people’s valuables, will serve nearly a month in jail after being sentenced in Kitsap County Superior Court Monday afternoon.

Building partnerships one brick at a time

  • Mar 10, 2009 at 1:00PM updated Mar 11, 2009 at 2:18PM

United Way of Kitsap County developing non-profit community center.

'Cowboy community' shows its giving side

  • Mar 9, 2009 at 3:49PM

Dance for a Wish reunites soldier with his family.

Robin Hood (not Mr. Smith) goes to Washington

  • Mar 5, 2009 at 3:00PM updated Mar 9, 2009 at 9:50AM

In fictional tales, the folk hero “Robin Hood” sees injustice in the land created by an oppressive lord and enforced by his sheriff minion.

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