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  1. Six boats destroyed in Port Orchard Yacht Club blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The fire broke out about 3 a.m. and tore through six boat houses, where the boats were storied, according to South Kitsap Fire and Rescue. Another 34 boats were saved.

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  2. Former Mariner Willie Bloomquist announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Bloomquist, 38, is a graduate of Port Orchard High School in South Kitsap. He played 14 seasons in the majors, including two stints with Seattle from 2002-08 and 2014-15.

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  3. Propane leak caused deadly Port Orchard home explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The Kitsap County fire marshal says a propane leak caused the powerful home explosion that killed two people in Port Orchard . The Kitsap Sun reported the gas filled the residence and underneath it on Tuesday morning.

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  4. Investigators release new details in Port Orchard explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The Kitsap County Coronor's Office has confirmed the identities of the two people who died in their home Tuesday from an explosion that remains a mystery. William McDonald, 70, and his wife, Maria McDonald, 65, appeared to have died in what was once their bedroom at 3585 S. E. Soholt Lane before the triple-wide manufactured home exploded in flames around 4:15 a.m., according to authorities.

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  5. Historic friends and enemies draw closer to the U.S. in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Activists carry Chinese and Taiwanese flags as they landed on Uotsuri Island, one of the islands of Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese, in East China Sea in 2012. President Obama on Monday is scheduled to meet with Southeast Asian leaders at a summit in Southern California amid growing concerns of China's territorial claims to the South China Sea.

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  6. Kitsap officials investigating skinned, beheaded dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Kitsap Animal Control is investigation the death of a dog that was found skinned and beheaded near a Port Orchard Walmart. The Kitsap Sun reports that a Walmart employee called Animal Control on Tuesday to report that the body of a small male dog was found in a parking lot near a wooded area near the store.

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  7. Man's body found in water at Port Orchard MarinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The body of a man found floating at the Port Orchard Marina has been identified as 65-year-old Stephen Ray Morton.

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  8. Fatal 4-vehicle collision tangles traffic between Port Orchard, BremertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Seattle Times

    At least one person died in a four-vehicle collision that slowed traffic to a crawl in both directions on Highway 16 in Gorst, Kitsap County, according to the Washington State Patrol. State Trooper Russ Winger said the road is not likely to fully reopen until at least 10 a.m. Thursday to allow detectives to investigate the deadly crash.

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  9. Historic Seattle church to vote on denomination changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The move comes as the liberal-leaning denomination, Presbyterian Church , faces a number of defections locally and nationally over theological controversies, particularly its decisions over the last few years to ordain gay and lesbian clergy and to redefine marriage as between two people, rather than between a man and a woman. Married co-pastors Jeff and Ellen Schulz said they and a team of other leaders in the church are recommending the split to the congregation as they seek to rebuild its massively diminished membership.

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  10. Albertsons wins 12 local Haggen stores in bankruptcy auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Albertsons is the winning bidder for 12 Washington stores that Bellingham-based Haggen auctioned off in bankruptcy court this week, according to court documents. Six of those locations will be operated as Albertsons stores, and the rest will be Safeways - the other brand now under the Albertsons umbrella.

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  11. Vietnam veterans' bond forged again with kidney donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Serving together in Vietnam, John Middaugh and Henry "Bill" Warner forged an Army-brothers bond they knew was profound and lasting. A world and nearly a half a century away from the war zone where they'd counted on each other, Middaugh put himself on the line for Warner this month in a new way: by giving one of his kidneys.

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  12. Port Orchard man who kidnapped girlfriend, shot at deputies gets 60 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | Seattle Times

    A Port Orchard man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for kidnapping his girlfriend and shooting at responding deputies. The Kitsap Sun reports James C. Mathes was sentenced Friday after being convicted on numerous assault and other charges in the Dec. 31, 2013 incident.

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  13. Coast Guard searching for man whose empty boat was found near Bainbridge IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Rescue crews were searching for a 54-year-old man whose empty boat was discovered floating in the Puget Sound near Bainbridge Island Monday night, according to a Coast Guard news release. Multiple crews were looking for the man, who is believed to be wearing blue jeans and a sweatshirt, after the Bainbridge Island Police Department received a report of an empty 15-foot boat in Rich Passage around 6:30 p.m, says the release from the Seattle Coast Guard.

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  14. Estate of Eyman donor has 'great concern' about use of fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The family of a man who bequeathed more than $300,000 for Tim Eyman's anti-tax initiatives in his will is upset with allegations Eyman misused initiative donations for personal benefit. Eyman's attorney has offered to show them how the money was spent.

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  15. What is 4chan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Unlike on Reddit, 4chan posters don't even have usernames; everyone is simply called "Anonymous." The site is the origin of many Internet memes , the most famous of which might be the practice of "Rickrolling" - tricking someone by sending them to a link or having them start watching a video, only to redirect them to photos of singer Rick Astley or the music video for his 1987 song "Never Gonna Give You Up."

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  16. Time ripe for Bremerton's Blackberry FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Tasty blackberries in wine, smoothies, pastries and more star in festivities on the waterfront at the Bremerton Blackberry Festival on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 5 to 7. Blackberry Dessert Wine, a new variety this year, and classic Blackberry Wine are available for 25 cents a taste on the boardwalk, and by the bottle.

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  17. Theft of fishing gear leads to high-speed chase, van fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The theft of thousands of dollars worth of fishing gear led to a high-speed chase through Port Orchard and ended when the get-away van burst into flames. The Kitsap Sun reports that Charter boat operator Randy Jones went to his storage unit on Sunday and saw a man closing its door.

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