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  1. Council, Planning Commission special joint meeting setRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Port Orchard Orchard

    The Port Orchard City Council and the city's Planning Commission will conduct two special joint meeting to discuss the 2016 Comprehensive Plan Update. The meeting at set for 7 p.m. on April 23, at City Hall Robert Geiger Council Chambers, 216 Prospect St. The draft introduction, Land Use & Housing, and Economic Development Elements, which are to be discussed, can be viewed online at or at the front counter of the Department of Community Development at City Hall.

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  2. Motorcycle crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Brinnon sends woman to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

    A Port Orchard woman was flown to a Seattle hospital after a motorcycle wreck Sunday afternoon on U.S. Highway 101. At about 1:25 p.m., Christina M. Atwood, 48, was riding a red 2004 Harley Davidson X1883 motorcycle southbound on Highway 101 near Bee Mill Road when she failed to negotiate a right hand curve, according to a State Patrol report.

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  3. Federal Way Decatur golfer wins tourney, commits to Sonoma StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Federal Way Mirror

    ... Spokane. His most recent tournament was a Rocky Mountain Junior Golf Tour event at the Trophy Lake Golf Club in Port Orchard on April 4-5. Clapp won the event with a two-day combined score of 146 (72 on day one, 74 on day two). Since July 2013, ...

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  4. Ex-Kent BMX bike racer pleads guilty to defrauding state in disability scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Kent Reporter

    A Port Orchard man, who lived in Kent when he was caught on video racing BMX bikes while claiming he was too injured to work, pleaded guilty on Thursday to stealing more than $14,000 in disability benefits. Tony T. Perry Sr., 52, pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree theft, a gross misdemeanor, in Thurston County Superior Court, according to a state Department of Labor & Industries media release.

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  5. L&I investigation: Man drew disability checks while racing bikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KOMO News

    A Port Orchard man who was caught on video racing BMX bikes while claiming he was too injured to work pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $14,000 in disability benefits. Tony T. Perry Sr., 52, pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree theft, a gross misdemeanor, in Thurston County Superior Court.

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  6. Port Orchard BMX bike racer caught on camera admits defrauding stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Port Orchard Orchard

    A Port Orchard man who was caught on video racing BMX bikes while claiming he was too injured to work pleaded guilty to stealing more than $14,000 in disability benefits, according to a Department of Labor & Industries. Tony T. Perry Sr., 52, pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree theft, a gross misdemeanor, in Thurston County Superior Court in Tumwater on April 16. Judge Anne Hirsch sentenced Perry to 364 days in jail, but suspended all but 15 days if he obeys the law for two years.

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  7. Dannie Oliveaux | From Independent to IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Port Orchard Independent

    On March 31, I accepted the managing editor position with the Independence Daily Reporter in Kansas. It has been a wonderful experience working and living in Port Orchard for the past 28 months.

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  8. Air Force veteran hired as Sound Publishing ad repRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Bremerton Patriot

    McDonald, 43, of Port Orchard, will represent the Central Kitsap Reporter, Bremerton Patriot and Veterans Life publications for print and digital ad sales. McDonald was born in Guam where he lived for six years.

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  9. Independent editor leaves for Kansas newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Outgoing Port Orchard Independent editor Dannie Oliveaux said that is a significant reason behind his move to the Independence Daily Reporter in Kansas. Oliveaux's final day was April 17. He will start as managing editor of the Independence Daily Reporter, which is a five-day per week, 12,000-circulation publication, on April 22. "It's a dream job," said Oliveaux, who immediately will be tasked with redesigning the dated paper and getting it online.

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  10. Lawmaker eyes $90,000 study of aircraft carriers as Bremerton-Port...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Peninsula Daily News

    A state representative wants to study the possibility of building a toll bridge out of retired Navy aircraft carriers. Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, would like to link Bremerton and Port Orchard using two retired carriers now moored at the naval shipyard in Bremerton, the Northwest News Network reported.

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  11. Teen pleads for return of dad's ashes stolen in car prowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KOMO News

    ... The ashes were inside a purse that was stolen during a car prowl Wednesday evening at Veterans Memorial Park in Port Orchard, located at 985 Retsil Road SE. Foresha's friend, Christine Krack, said the thieves broke the driver's side window of ...

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  12. Saving a famous boat, a tale of family forgivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Seattle Times

    ... made when they were young. The novel addresses key issues like forgiveness and familial love. Macomber is from Port Orchard. "The Beautiful Unseen" by Kyle Boelte ( Soft Skull Press , $14.95). Boelte, who lives on Vashon Island, produces a sensitive ...

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  13. State House considers study of using old aircraft carriers as bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Bremerton Patriot

    "The bridge, should it be built, would be about a mile long. It would span Sinclair Inlet, connecting Bremerton and Port Orchard ..." 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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  14. Watson, Olympic Organics among county Earth Day Award honoreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | North Kitsap

    Two North Kitsap businesses were among the recipients of the annual Earth Day Awards, presented April 13 at the Board of County Commissioners meeting in Port Orchard. The Waste Wise @ Work program is a voluntary technical assistance and recognition program for businesses with outstanding waste reduction and recycling practices.

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  15. 'Election of Judges and Judicial Neutrality' April 15 at Poulsbo City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | North Kitsap Herald

    ... Harbor Municipal Court. She practiced criminal and personal injury law in Tacoma and owned her own practice in Port Orchard from 1982 until her election in 1998. She grew up on a working farm in Oregon and put herself through Willamette University ...

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  16. Lawmaker proposes using aircraft carriers for Bremerton-Port Orchard...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Peninsula Daily News

    A state representative wants to study the possibility of building a toll bridge out of retired Navy aircraft carriers. Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, would like to link Bremerton and Port Orchard using two retired carriers now moored at the naval shipyard in Bremerton, the Northwest News Network reported.

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  17. Port Townsend police hope to solve mystery of stolen cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KOMO News

    ... was full of photos of a family on vacation, and the car owner recognized some of the backdrops as being in Port Orchard. He handled over the camera to Port Townsend Police, who reached out to the media in hopes of tracking down the family in the ...

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  18. Upcycling retired aircraft carriers a possibility in Washington StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Examiner.com

    ... into bridges. Rep. Jesse Young, R. from Gig Harbor wants a feasibility study on the possibility of linking Port Orchard to Gig Harbor using two old carriers that are moored in Bremerton at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. His proposal, Pinterest ...

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  19. Washington lawmaker: Build toll bridge from retired aircraft carriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | OregonLive.com

    A Washington state representative wants to study the possibility of building a toll bridge out of retired Navy aircraft carriers. The Northwest News Network reports Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, would like to link Bremerton and Port Orchard using two retired carriers now moored at the naval shipyard in Bremerton.

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  20. Thanks to contributors and volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Port Orchard

    ... support and hard work. Represented this year - donors and volunteers - Kitsap Live Steamers, Fathoms o' Fun, Port Orchard Eagles, Kiwanis of South Kitsap, Buck's A & W, Kitsap Credit Union, Peninsula Credit Union, Windermere Real Estate, Port ...

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