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  1. 'The Boys in the Boat' author visits Port OrchardRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Port Orchard Orchard

    Author Daniel James Brown signs a copy of "The Boys in the Boat" for Sherry Barnhart. More than 100 people attended Brown's presentation Friday afternoon at the Port Orchard Public Library.

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  2. Q&A: Candidates for Kitsap County assessor | 2014 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bremerton Patriot

    ... at least once every six years, with annual review and update based on sales analysis." PAUL ANDREWS Residence: Port Orchard. Occupation: Data analyst. Education: Degree in building design, seven years in land surveying, continuing education in data ...

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  3. City of Port Orchard looking at implementing transportation impact feesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Port Orchard Orchard

    During the Oct. 14 council meeting, the Port Orchard City Council heard a presentation on transportation impact fees by Victor Salemann, of Transportation Solutions, Inc. Among neighboring cities, Gig Harbor's impact fee is $2,012, but is in the process of being updated. Poulsbo's is at $2,830.

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  4. Q&A: Candidates for District 26 state SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... state cabinet, commissions and boards. The district includes southeastern Kitsap Peninsula from Bremerton and Port Orchard in the north to Gig Harbor in the south. Relevant Experience: Retail business and former business owner, eight years as Kitsap ...

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  5. Chamber taps Matt Murphy as new directorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Port Orchard

    After years working as a business owner, consultant, real estate agent and for a telephone company, Murphy was selected as the new executive director of the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce. Murphy assumed the role Oct. 14 after the Chamber's board of directors selected him to fill the post after Christine Daniel resigned July 19 because of health reasons.

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  6. They did 'Walk in Her Shoes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | North Kitsap Herald

    ... Among the teams participating were members of the Northwest Derby Company, a women's roller derby team from Port Orchard, board members and employees of the YWCA, Tracy Flood for Judge, and county government officials. "We're out here to support ...

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  7. Boathouse move creates havoc in Poulsbo MarinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | North Kitsap Herald

    ... on Oct. 16 when he moved his wooden 37-foot Owens powerboat. The engine died while en route to a marina in Port Orchard. He didn't make it out of Liberty Bay. Meanwhile, the boathouse was given a temporary OK by the state Department of Natural ...

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  8. Seattle Musicians Love PJ Harvey - Live, OnstageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Stranger

    ... Harvey in the summer of 1992. I'd get music recommendations from the guy who owned this little record store in Port Orchard called Northwest Records. He told me to check out the Dry album, and I've been a huge fan ever since. I think she just has an ...

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  9. 8-Legged Beasts: Incredible Spider Photos from Live Science ReadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Live Science

    ... beast are guaranteed not to disappoint! Kevin Wirth snapped this photo of an "Elvis" jumping spider in Port Orchard, Washington. Wirth has been taking photos of spiders for years, mostly of jumping spiders. "Most people think it's kinda creepy, but ...

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  10. Seattle Musicians Love PJ Harvey - Live OnstageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Stranger

    ... Harvey in the summer of 1992. I'd get music recommendations from the guy who owned this little record store in Port Orchard called Northwest Records. He told me to check out the Dry album, and I've been a huge fan ever since. I think she just has an ...

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  11. 75 Bands in 75 Days - Day 2: Mos GeneratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Northwest Music Scene

    ... to melt faces with their unique brand of heavy melodic rock. Mos Generator formed during the winter of 2000 in Port Orchard, Washington from the ashes of a ten year off & on collaboration between it's three members, all of which are long time ...

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  12. Before- and after-school program offered at South Kitsap elementary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... kids." Hanson said during the summer, the club was able to leverage the summer lunch program offered at East Port Orchard Elementary while holding the summer program there. Hanson said the club keeps their fees low, but they also provide ...

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  13. Pumpkin pickin' fun | Kitsap WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Bremerton Patriot

    ... but children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Creek House Farm: 6060 East Collins Road, Port Orchard. Open weekends in October and hours are Friday noon to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. Info: ...

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  14. The Playmaker: South Kitsap's Marin tackles the noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... move. He describes his family as close-knit and feels that extends to the community. And while Las Vegas dwarfs Port Orchard's size, his new home provides "a lot more to do" for those under 18. "I said, 'I don't think I want to do football until I'm ...

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  15. Poulsbo's stormwater rates next up for increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | North Kitsap Herald

    ... region. Bainbridge Island's stormwater rate for a single family customer is $12.23. Gig Harbor's is $13.31, and Port Orchard's is $16. Comparing Poulsbo's proposed rate, however, with other cities of similar size in the Puget Sound region places it ...

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  16. No comments at public hearing for Port Orchard tax levyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... unusual that no one comments. But that was the case earlier this week. City Treasure Allan Martin presented the Port Orchard City Council and residents with an overview of the city's revenue sources and estimates for 2015. State law requires a ...

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  17. Q&A: Candidates for District 26 state representative, Position 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... at the Legislative Building in Olympia. The district includes southeastern Kitsap Peninsula from Bremerton and Port Orchard in the north to Gig Harbor in the south. Young: Economic growth and education funding are now two sides of the same coin. We ...

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  18. Overlake Medical Center VP named president of Harrison Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Bainbridge Island Review

    ... 253 beds between its campuses in Silverdale and Bremerton. It also operates urgent care centers in Belfair and Port Orchard, and will open a new medical facility on Bainbridge Island on Dec. 1. Harrison HealthPartners is also part of the ...

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  19. South Kitsap pursuit suspect arrested, faces multiple chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Port Orchard Orchard

    A Port Orchard man wanted for assault in a high-speed chase with a Kitsap County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with second-degree assault Oct. 13 in Kitsap County District Court. According to a Kitsap County Sheriff's Office news release, Zenin Russell Gerhing, 22, was arrested Oct. 10 around 6:45 p.m. at a residence in the 7000 block of SE Promenade Lane in South Kitsap.

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  20. EPA orders Navy to fix former dumpRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the Navy to fix problems associated with a former hazardous dump near Port Orchard. The EPA says its records show that a substantial amount of the waste in Gorst Creek Ravine is from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

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