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  1. Paints and Pints event at Slaughter Co. Brewing July 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Slaughter County Brewing Company is offering an interesting brew at 7 p.m. on July 11: Paints and Pints, an evening of instructed art creation in the brewery. Those participating will join others in learning how to create colorful marbled effects on canvas with acrylic paints - while sipping locally crafted beverages, according to sponsors.

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  2. 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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  3. A place to picnic on July 4 | Tables being set up at 640 Bay StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The City of Port Orchard is setting up several picnic tables on property located at 640 Bay Street in downtown for the July 4 festivities on Monday. According to Mayor Rob Putaansuu, this space will be available for public use for the Fathoms O' Fun Festival Annual Grand Fireworks Show.

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  4. 2016 South Kitsap Golf Classic coming to McCormick Woods July 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual South Kitsap Golf Classic at McCormick Woods Golf Course July 13. The theme of this year's tournament is "Caddy Shack," and the chamber is looking forward to each team's interpretation of it. All tee sponsors are being encouraged to "dress up" their tees and to have fun with the theme.

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  5. HotFoot 5K brings out area runnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The 2016 HotFoot 5K race, staged June 28 at South Kitsap Regional Park in Port Orchard, brought out runners, walkers and canines alike to take part in the annual event. CJ Godfrey crossed the finish line first with a time of 18:06.

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  6. City Council to develop revenue spending outline for car-tab feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Whatever decision the Port Orchard City Council makes about how much to charge for vehicle license fees, members all agreed at their June 28 meeting that citizens need to know how that revenue will be spent. Following a public hearing seeking citizen input about the license-fee proposal, council members concluded a plan needed to be developed that would outline where money collected from the proposal would be allocated.

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  7. Fathoms O' Fun Grand Parade award winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Sharron King, the festival organizer, said the Saints Car Club of Port Orchard took the Grand Sweepstakes Award for their own parade of classic cars that rolled down Bay Street. To be eligible for this award, an entry must have been judged "Best" in a parade category - all other units in the Grand Sweepstakes winner's category move up one place in We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards.

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  8. Kitsap Animal Control officer attacked by dog |... but agency muzzled ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Despite having one of its officers seriously injured by an attacking Siberian Husky dog in Port Orchard, Kitsap Animal Control, or KAC) has concluded it can only issue as its maximum legal action a PDA, or Potentially Dangerous Animal declaration, against the dog's owner. Kitsap Animal Control officer Ashley Keil had responded to a 911 call June 19 from a woman in Port Orchard, who was allegedly attacked and bitten by a large, stray dog, Kitsap Humane Society reported.

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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. PSNS conducting oil-spill drill Thursday near marinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Port Orchard Orchard

    During the 8:30-11 a.m. exercise, personnel will deploy oil-spill response equipment in Sinclair Inlet near the east end of the shipyard and in the vicinity of the Port Orchard Marina. PSNS said the exercise will not interfere with the Kitsap Transit Foot Ferry operation.

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  11. Perfect weather for a grand parade in Port OrchardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The 2016 Fathoms O' Fun Royalty Court wave to spectators during the festival's Grand Parade Saturday, June 25 in Port Orchard. Thousands of spectators lined Bay Street to cheer in the 2016 version of the Fathoms O' Fun Grand Parade in Port Orchard.

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  12. Editor's note | Reid's legacy paying lasting dividends for South Kitsap schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    While Dr. Michelle Reid's imminent departure to become the new superintendent of Northshore School District has evinced some angst among community leaders and district parents, South Kitsap School District board vice president Chris Lemke nonetheless says he's thankful. Thankful that the district was able to benefit from Reid's skills and vision during her three years as superintendent.

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  13. 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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  14. City Council ponders vehicle license fees to help fund transportation projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The Port Orchard City Council has scheduled a public hearing June 28 to receive comments from the community about a proposed imposition of vehicle license fees through council action. The council proposes a maximum fee of $20 per vehicle, which it can impose without a public vote, or a maximum of $100 per vehicle per voter approval.

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  15. South Kitsap Road Report | Through July 1 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    SR 166 between Port Orchard and Gorst remains closed. This closure is the first phase of a culvert replacement that includes SR 16 and Anderson Hill Road.

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  16. Chamber's Murphy says businesses dinged, not KO'd by SR 166 closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    To use boxing match parlance, Port Orchard's downtown businesses may have taken a sharp jab to the jaw by the ongoing SR 166 road closure, but they're not "out for the count" just yet. The $9.5 million state Department of Transportation's culvert replacement project underneath State Routes 16 and 166, and Anderson Hill Road, is necessitating temporary closures of those busy roads during a three-phase effort that won't be completed until November.

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  17. Fathoms O' Fun Summer Festival highlighted by Grand Parade on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Youngsters, with musical instruments in hand, will be part of the Fathoms O' Fun Grand Parade in downtown Port Orchard Saturday, June 25. On Saturday, June 25, hundreds of parade entrants will entertain thousands of viewers lined along Port Orchard's main downtown boulevard with it begins at 6 p.m. The parade's main sponsor is Columbia Bank. Prior to the parade, another Summer Festival mainstay will take place at 9 a.m.: the Hot Foot 5K Race at South Kitsap Regional Park.

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  18. Sweet, sweet summer time: How you can make the most of itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Summer is always my favorite time of the year. I love being outside, going to the lake and barbecuing in the backyard.

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  19. Kitsap Animal Control officer attacked by dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    A Kitsap Animal Control officer was seriously injured in an attack by a dog in Port Orchard on June 20. Ashley Keil had responded to a 911 call from a woman in Port Orchard, who was allegedly attacked and bitten by a large, stray dog, Kitdsap Humane Society reported. The woman was able to corral the dog into her garage, which is where Keil found the dog, described as a large gray and white husky.

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  20. It's 2016 spring cleanup time in Port OrchardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    There's still time to take part in the City of Port Orchard's spring cleanup campaign, which runs through Friday, June 24. The city says that all items you wish to part with will be collected on your normally scheduled trash collection day. Residents are directed to stack all items in a pile no larger than 4 feet square and 4 feet high.

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