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  1. Angel amends transportation package to stabilize tolls, improve congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Port Orchard Orchard

    Angel, R-Port Orchard, to stabilize future Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll rates and reduce congestion in Kitsap and Pierce counties. The amended transportation plan passed the Senate March 2. "My first amendment to the transportation plan provided solutions that will help our local community by decreasing the future Narrows Bridge toll rates by deferring over $57 million dollars in sales tax owed to the very end of the debt service," said Angel.

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  2. House passes first bill sponsored by CaldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Port Orchard Orchard

    The House unanimously passed a bill March 2 by District 26 State Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard, to help address dropout prevention for at-risk youth. House Bill 1855 would allow at-risk youth to waive local school district graduation requirements.

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  3. Contestants ready to showcase skills at Fathoms eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... manager for the Arthritis Foundation in Washington state; and Matt Murphy, executive director of the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for ...

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  4. News Briefs: Man unhurt in wreck off Highway 20 near Discovery Bay . . . and other itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Peninsula Daily News

    A Port Orchard man was uninjured when he drove a refrigerated truck off state Highway 20 near Discovery Bay on Friday, the State Patrol said. Tyler S. Menou, 24, was traveling eastbound when the truck left the roadway near Milepost 1 and came to a rest in a ditch leaning up against an embankment, troopers said.

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  5. Dragonfly keeps Port Orchard cinematic history alive | Kitsap WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Central Kitsap

    Locals know the Dragonfly Cinema , the movie theater at 822 Bay St. in downtown Port Orchard. The movie house may have more in common with a caterpillar than it does with its namesake insect.

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  6. Judge rules in favor of Caldier in lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Port Orchard Orchard

    On Feb. 19, Kitsap County Superior Court Judge Jay Roof ruled that Larry Seaquist "had not proven by clear and convincing evidence as probability of prevailing" of his defamation and false light claims lawsuit against State. Rep. Michelle Caldier, R-Port Orchard.

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  7. Victim of jail attack vanishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Columbian

    A Port Orchard man accused of strangling his girlfriend and later attacking a fellow inmate in the Kitsap County Jail has had the jail attack charges dropped because officials are unable to find the victim. Kalac was accused of using a piece of cardboard to escape his cell in December and enter the cell of another inmate, Wayne Allen Carlson.

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  8. Man unhurt in wreck off Highway 20 near Discovery BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Peninsula Daily News

    A Port Orchard man was uninjured when he drove a refrigerated truck off state Highway 20 near Discovery Bay on Friday, the State Patrol said. Tyler S. Menou, 24, was traveling eastbound when the truck left the roadway near Milepost 1 and came to a rest in a ditch leaning up against an embankment, troopers said.

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  9. Jail attack charges dropped against inmate accused of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... a first-degree murder charge in the death of Amber Lynn Coplin. She was found dead Nov. 4 at their apartment in Port Orchard. Gruesome photos were posted on an Internet message board. He was arrested in Oregon. An investigator says the inmate who ...

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  10. District Court | Port Orchard man charged with assaulting Bremerton police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Port Orchard Orchard

    A Port Orchard man was charged for assaulting a Bremerton police officer in Kitsap County District Court on Feb. 23. According to court records, the officer responded to a reported residential burglary about 5:45 p.m. Feb. 20 in the 1900 block of Nipsic Avenue in Bremerton. The officer observed a male walking from the backyard of a home, then the suspect ran away.

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  11. Silverdale Albertsons to become Haggen-branded storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Central Kitsap Reporter

    ... community," said John Clougher, Haggen CEO, Pacific NW. The meeting will be hosted 5-6 p.m. on March 19 at the Port Orchard Pavilion, 701 SW Bay St. in Port Orchard. Grocery industry partners including Unified Grocers, SUPERVALU and Charlie's ...

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  12. Hi Joy Bowl gets new ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Port Orchard

    ... owners Don and Mickie Hoem on Jan. 1, according to a press release on Feb. 23. The newest owners are not new to Port Orchard or to operating a bowling center. MyMo LLC is short for Myers Monahan and family business venture for family oriented and ...

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  13. Belfair woman faces ID theft, forgery chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... papers, sheriff's deputies, along with U.S. Secret Service agents served a search warrant on Dec. 11, at a Port Orchard residence. The search warrant was for methamphetamine and forgery. Usey was arrested by sheriff's deputies on Dec. 10, after she ...

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  14. Card deck combines art, history and community; card party Feb. 27 at Sidney MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... the talented artist we have in the area and to also develop a marketing tool to show off things we have in Port Orchard - people, places, events and things that have happened here, mixing history with art.," said Heinrich. Stansbery said there is no ...

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  15. Kurt Wagner Education Fund awards classroom grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... Brew Nights" throughout the year. Putaansuu said the next two both are scheduled for 5 p.m. - April 29 at the Port Orchard Lighthouse and June 10 at Whiskey Gulch Coffee Co. He said the "Wine with Wags" event is scheduled for Sept. 12 at McCormick ...

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  16. Safeway will have new name March 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Port Orchard

    Haggen announced that the Port Orchard Safeway, 3355 Bethel Road SE, will temporarily close at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 5 and will open as Haggen on March 7. Haggen is planning a community meeting from 5-6 p.m. Thursday, March 19, at Port Orchard Pavilion, 701 Bay St., Port Orchard. "We hope community members will join us for a fun evening to learn about how we can work together to strengthen our community," said John Clougher, Haggen CEO, Pacific Northwest.

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  17. AMA Supports Lane-Splitting in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Motorcycle USA

    ... is attempting to pass. The bi-partisan bill is sponsored by state Sens. Tim Sheldon (D-Potlatch), Jan Angel (R-Port Orchard), Mark Miloscia (R- Federal Way), Randi Becker (R-Eatonville), Judy Warnick (R-Moses Lake), and Steve Conway (D-Tacoma). "The ...

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  18. Senate unanimously approves Angel bills for non-profits, grief counselingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bremerton Patriot

    The Senate unanimously approved two measures introduced by Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, to help non-profit organizations pool resources and to add grief counseling to allowable non-insurance benefits on Feb. 25. Senate Bill 5119 would allow the option for nonprofits to enter into joint self-insurance programs and provide services with other non-profits outside the state.Senate Bill 5581 adds grief counseling and other services to life insurance benefits. "Senate Bill 5119 is a fully vetted fix to address the changing challenges facing non-profits in Washington," said Angel.

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  19. AMA Supports Lane-Splitting Legislation in Oregon and WashingtonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | RiderMagazine.com

    ... is attempting to pass. The bi-partisan bill is sponsored by state Sens. Tim Sheldon (D-Potlatch), Jan Angel (R-Port Orchard), Mark Miloscia (R- Federal Way), Randi Becker (R-Eatonville), Judy Warnick (R-Moses Lake), and Steve Conway (D-Tacoma). ...

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  20. Law enforcement roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Bremerton Patriot

    Daniel "Russian Dan" Christopher Lang, 32, of Port Orchard, was charged with robbery in the first degree. Lang was allegedly one of three men who stole another man's Nissan Sentra at gunpoint in Bremerton on Jan. 23. Brent "Looney" Weir and Jordan A. Fields allegedly worked with Lang.

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