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  1. Helpline brings in supplies through drivesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The South Kitsap School District's annual "Stuff the Bus!" food drive on May 7 was a huge success, according to Jennifer Hardison, executive director of South Kitsap Helpline. She said more than 53,000 pounds of food came in that day, thanks to donations from the public and a "very large and generous donation from our two local Albertsons stores," Hardison said.

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  2. More affordable housing planned for PoulsboRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    In response to the growing need for affordable housing in the City of Poulsbo, Housing Kitsap and Sound West Group are looking at the feasibility of building affordable rent apartments at 19647 Viking Ave. The property, just south of Fishline, was once the site of Golden Homes of Poulsbo. "It is a very exciting time but very early in the process," said Wes Larson, one of the principal partners of the Sound West Group.

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  3. Run to Tahoma VII Celebration of Life scheduled for May 28Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Six unclaimed, deceased veterans will be remembered and honored in ceremony and song at The Unforgotten, Run to Tahoma VII Celebration of Life on May 28 during Memorial Day weekend, at the Kitsap County Administration Building plaza, 619 Division St., Port Orchard. Participants in this year's event includes the Duncan Creek String Quartet, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, Suquamish Tribe, Civil Air Patrol, United Service Organization , and vocalists from the Northwest Navy Band and Washington Air National Guard.

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  4. Artist McInnis to have solo art exhibits in South Kitsap this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Port Orchard artist Mary J. McInnis will have the first of three solo art exhibits at the Sidney Gallery in June. In the first of three solo exhibits in June, the Sidney Museum and Gallery will feature paintings by McInnis, who is a noted pastel artist.

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  5. Petco to build new store in Port Orchard; company isn't confirmingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The store, to be located south of Taco Time on Vallair Court, could open by the end of the year. Petco stores typically average around 14,500 square feet in size.

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  6. New covered community pavilion proposed at Port Orchard Marina ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Construction of a covered community pavilion at Marine Park in Port Orchard has been proposed by the Port of Bremerton. The site for the pavilion is on property owned by the Port at an existing observation deck.

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  7. Cedar Heights student job shadows at the IndependentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Darisha Marte from Cedar Heights Junior High job-shadowed at the Port Orchard Independent to learn more about her interest in becoming a journalist. A few weeks ago, the Port Orchard Independent hosted a student, Darisha Marte, from Cedar Heights Junior High.

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  8. EDUCATION | SKSD to offer free lunches this summer to kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Free lunch will be served at East Port Orchard and Sidney Glen Elementary Schools, and South Kitsap High June 22 - Aug. 19, Monday through Friday, excluding July 4. Each Wednesday, a sack lunch will also be provided to children at the downtown waterfront gazebo, adjacent to the Kitsap Regional Library from 12-12:15 p.m. on June 22-Aug. 10. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use .

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  9. Vlist's motor is purring like a dream - Longtime car dealer...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Vlist's motor is purring like a dream - Longtime car dealer reaches 90, but he still drives a bargain out on Bay Street Dick Vlist is something of a Port Orchard original. The Navy veteran is of vintage stock, for sure, but all of his cylinders seem to be firing and his ride is steady.

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  10. Ladies' Night Out on Bay Street FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The activity takes place in downtown Port Orchard May 6 along Bay Street from 5-8 p.m. Organizers said shoppers will want to look for balloons on participating businesses. A bag, gifts and a map will be handed out to shoppers.

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  11. Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council on 'Growth Management 101'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Notice is hereby given that four or more members of the Port Orchard City Council may be attending the Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council on "Growth Management 101" Tuesday, May 3, starting at 9:15 a.m. The educational session will take place in front of its regular monthly board meeting, in room 406 at the Norm Dicks Government Center in Bremerton. 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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  12. Good news: We're not Flint when it comes to our water supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    That's good news on a number of fronts, most notably for the city's municipal water supply and the people who use it. A Drinking Water Quality Update for 2016 sent to Mayor Rob Putaansuu earlier this week concluded that Port Orchard's water has only minuscule amounts of lead.

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  13. South Kitsap Christian School students now learning at GatewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    But according to Virgil Brown, pastor at Christian Life Center in Port Orchard, parents, students and teachers are now on the same page since the school has shifted its operations to Gateway Christian School in Bremerton. Brown said all 25 students and three of South Kitsap Christian's four teachers have transferred to the Bremerton location, which previously was a Crista Christian school site.

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  14. Good news: We're not Flint when it comes to our water supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    That's good news on a number of fronts, most notably for the city's municipal water supply and the people who use it. A Drinking Water Quality Update for 2016 sent to Mayor Rob Putaansuu earlier this week concluded that Port Orchard's water has only minuscule amounts of lead.

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  15. 'Build A Bridge' campaign seeks $100,000 to trim West Sound Treatment Center budget deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    West Sound Treatment Center in Port Orchard, tucked away in a quiet industrial area off Old Clifton Road, is doing outsized work assisting people who are battling substance abuse and the attendant issues that often follow: homelessness, unemployment, crime and desperation. Robin O'Grady, the agency's executive director, said the "little outpatient treatment center" she joined after taking the helm in 2006 has grown exponentially because of the economic downturn, shrinking government mental-health and substance-abuse services, and a troubling rise in heroin addiction in Kitsap County.

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  16. SK Helpline preparing for summer food drivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The food bank, which helps roughly 4,000 people a month in Port Orchard, is kept afloat with the profits of the nursery business, executive director Jennifer Hardison said. "People often think we are only open to clients," Hardison said of the expanding garden.

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  17. What's up with Myhre Building's facade work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    After building owner Mansour Samadpour's Abadan Holdings LLC hired a local contractor earlier this month to update the Bay Street landmark's shabby exterior facade, local residents noticed a flurry of work being done at the site. Port Orchard Mayor Rob Putaansuu said April 28 that work by local contractor BJC Group has temporarily halted while a new power panel awaits review by a state Labor and Industries inspector.

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  18. South Kitsap man dies in Long Lake Road auto accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Nicholas Joseph Schlafer, 69, of South Kitsap was found dead inside his 2003 Subaru Forester after it had left the roadway and into the ditch. He was driving along the 4800 block of Long Lake Road SE in South Kitsap, about a mile east of the Port Orchard city limits.

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  19. Bond election update | Approval is closing in on 60 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Updated vote returns Wednesday afternoon for the South Kitsap School District bond election to build a second high school in Port Orchard is showing the measure inching closer to a supermajority approval of 60 percent. As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, the vote tally was 59.22 percent for approval and 40.78 percent rejecting the bond measure.

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  20. SK bond sitting just shy of super majorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Port Orchard Orchard

    If the vote stays as is, the bond put forth by the South Kitsap School District to build a second high school in Port Orchard will, yet again, fail to pass. As of 8:15 p.m. Tuesday night, the vote had 58.8 percent in the approved column and 41.16 percent voting against.

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