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Port Orchard, Washington is located in Kitsap County. Zip codes in Port Orchard, WA include 98367, and 98366. The median home price in Port Orchard is $250,000 which is roughly $145/per square foot. More Port Orchard information.

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Some graduates of beleaguered Everest College allege deceit

Mark Peasley and Lisa Carry of Port Orchard went back to school at Everest College when the recession took a toll on their retirement savings.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

State ferry worker, sex offender found dead in jail

A convicted sex offender who was caught taking photos of young girls while working on a Washington state ferry was found dead in his jail cell Saturday, the result of an apparent suicide.

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Kitsap Sun

Sun and Suds: Bremerton Summer BrewFest hosts day drinkin' in the streets

They came in throngs, thirsty and braving the sun on Saturday for the promise of day drinking in the streets of Bremerton, and their sample schooner cups runneth over.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Boaters gather at growing Chris-Craft Rendezvous

Ellie Hoffman, 9, and her brother Harrison, 7, sit on the bow of their grandfather Karl Hoffman's 1941 Chris Craft 34-foot Deluxe Enclosed Cruiser during the Annual Chris-Craft Rendezvous in Port Orchard on Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Chamber luncheon at Cedar Springs on July 17

The Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce will hold their monthly luncheon from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. July 17, at Cedar Springs, 7354 Bethel Burley Rd. Guest speaker Shannon Bruce, of Excell Puget Sound, will talk how businesses can increase engagement, create vitality and develop healthy collaboration for improved business metrics and top- and bottom-line ... (more)

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Councilman says mayor's request was 'political'

Two weeks after the Port Orchard City Council voted unanimously approved an agreement with C&M Golf LLC that would restore a water right to the city, Mayor Tim Matthes placed the item on the July 8 agenda for the council to reconsider their previous action.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Fundraisers planned for family of drowned Port Orchard teen

The search has resumed for the body of Josh Osborn, the 17-year-old who drowned July 4 in the Ohanapecosh River near Mount Rainier.

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Council votes against revising pot ordinance

The Port Orchard City Council voted 5-0 against a proposal that would have added home-based child-care centers, nursery schools and preschools in the 1,000-foot buffer zone that would protect them from recreational marijuana businesses.

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Change-of-value notices coming July 11 to county land owners

Change-of-value notices will be mailed to about 90,000 Kitsap County property owners on July 11. The notice reports the assessor's estimate of market value as of Jan. 1, 2014.

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New systems speed police arrival, response time to school incidents

The South Kitsap School District is one of 80 school districts in the state that was awarded part of nearly $7 million from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction to help them install emergency response systems.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Not guilty verdict in alleged rape at Poulsbo party

A 33-year-old man was acquitted Tuesday of rape charges after a Kitsap County jury declined to convict him on two counts stemming from an alleged incident following a party in February.

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Kitsap Sun

Betty Maxine Morris, 89

Betty Maxine Morris, 89 of Port Orchard, died July 5, 2014 at Ridgemont Terrace.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Kitsap Sun

South Kitsap roper heading to national high school rodeo

Cody Coen of Port Orchard and team roping partner Jacob Bush of Prairie will head to the National High School Finals Rodeo this week in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

HeraldNet

Teen presumed drowned in Mount Rainier Park river

This undated photo provided by Lewis County sheriff's office shows the Ohnapecosh River near Mount Rainier National Park where a 17-year-old from Port Orchard fell in the fast-moving water and was swept away on Friday.

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Mayor wants council to reconsider action on reattaining water rights

Last week, the Port Orchard city council unanimously approved an agreement with C&M Golf LLC that would restore the water rights to the city.

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King County Journal

Port Orchard restaurant owner arrested for child molestation

A veteran Seattle police officer, who also is the owner of a Port Orchard restaurant, was arrested June 30 on charges of child molestation and booked into Snohomish County Jail, according to media reports.

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UKO Karate accepted into prestigious association

UKO Karate schools have been accepted into the prestigious Hayashi Ha Karate Association of Japan.

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Department of Ecology recognizes sewer plant for 19th straight years

Kitsap County's Manchester Wastewater Treatment Plant received its 19th consecutive award for its performance by the state Department of Ecology.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Weekend preview: What's going on in Kitsap and beyond

Fireworks light up the sky over Poulsbo's Liberty Bay on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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Port Orchard restaurant owner arrested for child molestation

A veteran Seattle police officer, who also is the owner of a Port Orchard restaurant, was arrested June 30 on charges of child molestation and booked into Snohomish County Jail, according to media reports.

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