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  1. Passenger ferry proposal draws kudos, opposition in lead-up to vote this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Port Orchard Orchard

    As Kitsap Transit prepares for one of the most important votes this November in the history of passenger-only ferry service in the Puget Sound region, a stark fact emerged from a public survey conducted in September 2015: Only four out of 10 Kitsap County residents agreed that they had heard anything about plans to provide passenger-only ferry service between Kitsap County and Seattle. Put another way, 60 percent of county residents have no idea there will even be a vote on the matter, or were aware of any plan.

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  2. Waterfront parking cost to increase; park's green space to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Just how much or in what fashion was open for debate at the City Council work session July 19. Mayor Rob Putaansuu released a letter to customers who use the location for all-day parking and then access the Port Orchard-to-Bremerton foot ferry. The current parking rate for all-day parking is $5, but Putaansuu said that fee would rise by $2 if council members agree at their July 26 meeting."

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  3. Boxing clinic proves it's as much about the mindset as the bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Port Orchard Orchard

    They are the most famous words ever to be spoken by the most famous boxer of all time. But what else does it take to prove yourself in the ring? Mario Cabillo, the boxing director for the Bremerton Youth Boxing Association, said it takes your brain more than anything else.

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  4. Gaeta's attorneys to argue life sentence is unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Attorneys for Gabriel Gaeta, accused of raping and murdering a young neighbor girl in 2014, will appear before Court Judge Jennifer Forbes next Monday to argue that their client should receive a sentence of 25 years to life rather than life imprisonment because he was under 18 when the crime was committed. The defendant's attorneys will argue that an automatic life imprisonment sentence is unconstitutional.

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  5. People strut their stuff at the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event | SlideshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Port Orchard Orchard

    YWCA Kitsap County's 2016 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, held July 9 at the Evergreen Park in Bremerton, attracted dozens of men, women and children to the event. Teams from Olympic College, Bremerton Police Department and more donned high-heels and other feminine footwear for the trek to raise awareness and support for victims of domestic violence in Kitsap County.

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  6. Kitsap Bank now accepting edg3 FUND applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 29, via the bank's website at www.kitsapbank.com. Edg3 FUND is Kitsap Bank's annual small-business competition recognizing entrepreneurs dedicated to growing South Kitsap in three ways: economically, socially and environmentally.

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  7. Fireworks extravaganza dazzles onlookers along Sinclair InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Port Orchard's Fathoms O' Fun Grand Fireworks Show lit up Sinclair Inlet Monday night before tens of thousands who lined the shores of Port Orchard to Bremerton. Port Orchard's Fathoms O' Fun's Grand Fireworks Show entertained tens of thousands of spectators watching Monday night along the shores of Sinclair Inlet.

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  8. SKSD testing water for leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The district hopes the tests will addresss the heightened concern about lead given elevated levels this year in some Bainbridge Island schools. That district is now regularly testing its schools' water supplies.

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  9. Fireworks extravaganza to light up Sinclair Inlet waters on the FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Fathoms O' Fun's Summer Festival season continues on Monday, July 4, highlighted by the annual Port Orchard 4th of July fireworks show. Fathoms O' Fun organizer Sharron King said the fireworks presentation has a budget of about $30,000 and will include up to 325 12-inch fireworks shells that will be launched by a crew of six from a barge anchored in the middle of Sinclair Inlet.

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  10. Pumas play two scoreless draws against Calgary FoothillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The Kitsap Pumas traveled north of the border for a pair of games against the Calgary Foothills, drawing 0-0 on June 24 and 26. Goalkeeper Matt Grosey and his defense now have six shutouts on the season between PDL league play and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The Pumas were on the front foot for the majority of both games, testing Calgary's back line on multiple occasions.

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  11. Gorst | A community emergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Seabirds soar overhead. The tide floods in toward high banks. If you follow one of the rivulets upland from the shore, you'll discover it becomes a salmon-bearing stream that winds its way through forest.

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  12. A bolt out of the blue | Rare lightning strike in BremertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Port Orchard photographer Gary Patrons captured a brilliant lightning strike the night of June 20 while taking video of a rare thunderstorm light show from across Sinclair Inlet. City Hall is in the foreground.

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  13. Kitsap Transit has public meetings set throughout county | first series on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Kitsap Transit executive director John Clauson will meet with county residents beginning tomorrow, June 18, in the first of a series of public meetings centered on plans to develop a high-speed passenger ferry route into Seattle. Bremerton residents can attend a 9 a.m. meeting in Bremerton at the Harborside Building.

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  14. House fire near City Hall under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Fire crews from South Kitsap, Bremerton, Central Kitsap and Navy Region Northwest battled a fire that erupted in a house at the 700 block of Kitsap Street, near City Hall in Port Orchard. Crews from South Kitsap Fire and Rescue were called to the blaze at around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, which had engulfed the home's two floors, as well as a daylight basement.

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  15. Mike Ramos goal lifts Kitsap Pumas over Portland Timbers U23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Despite conceding a fifth-minute goal to the Portland Timbers U23, the Kitsap Pumas scored twice to reverse the deficit and win, 2-1. Forward Hamza Haddadi equalized in the 11th minute, and Mike Ramos scored a minute into the second half to give the game its final score.

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  16. Passing the torch: Law enforcement torch run went through Kitsap June 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The torch used to kick off the 2016 Special Olympics Washington was carried through Kitsap County Thursday, June 2, thanks to the cooperation of local law enforcement agencies. Sixteen years ago, the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office, the Kitsap County Deputy Sheriff's Guilt and other local law enforcement agencies teamed up to form Kitsap Officers Supporting Special Olympics.

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  17. Culvert roject will improve passage for salmon | Expect detours,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    As you drive on Highway 16 in Gorst later this month through November, you may feel a little like a salmon trying to maneuver a culvert back to its spawning grounds in its natal stream. Consider it a metaphor for the work that will be done: Replacing small culverts that hamper fish migration to and from Anderson Creek with larger, 18-foot-wide box culverts.

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  18. Project will improve passage for salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    As you drive on Statre Route 16 in Gorst later this month through November, you may feel a little like a salmon trying to maneuver a culvert back to its spawning grounds in its natal stream. Consider it a metaphor for the work that will be done: replacing small culverts that hamper fish migration to and from Anderson Creek with larger, 18-foot-wide box culverts.

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  19. Tickets on sale for Kitsap Pumas' Open Cup match at Seattle SoundersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Tickets for the Kitsap Pumas' match against the Seattle Sounders in the fourth round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup are now on sale to Pumas supporters. Availability is limited for the knockout match, which kicks off at The seats will be in Section 207 of Starfire Stadium.

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  20. Foote retiring as leader of United Way of Kitsap CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    David Foote, executive director of United Way of Kitsap County for 13 years, is stepping down as the agency's leader. He began working with United Way as a campaign executive as part of the Loaned Executive program.

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