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

    21 hrs ago | North Kitsap Herald

    ... a jurisdictional death that would require a more thorough and in-depth investigation. GREG SANDSTROM Residence: Port Orchard Education: Police science degree, Olympic College; Washington State Patrol Academy graduate; hundreds of hours of death ...

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  2. Port Orchard man gets 4-month sentence for poaching geoducksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Port Orchard Orchard

    A Port Orchard man has been sentenced to four months in prison after illegally harvesting 300 pounds of geoduck from the Olympia area and dumping them near Port Orchard, reported The Olympian. The newspaper reported 27-year-old Matthew R. Petersen was convicted for first-degree unlawful shellfish trafficking is a rare win for authorities.

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  3. Some sex offenders reported living within mile of schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... Six of the 36 are classified as Level 3 sex offenders, which are considered to have a high risk to re-offend. Port Orchard Police Chief Geoffrey Marti said his department receives few calls concerning sex offenders living near schools within the ...

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  4. Reader comments on SKSD enrollment storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Port Orchard

    In reference to the Port Orchard Independent's "SKSD enrollment spikes" on Sept. 19, I find it interesting that some of the reason given for the increase of 264.7 students by Superintendent Reid is due to academic initiatives and to staff.

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  5. Ad hoc committee will review hiring process for city attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Port Orchard Orchard

    In an unexpected move, the Port Orchard City Council approved an ad hoc committee to review the hiring process for legal services. The action came at the Sept.

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  6. Port Orchard City Council discusses LTAC funding recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Port Orchard councilmembers got their first look at recommendation from the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee for funding local non-profit organizations with hotel and motel tax money for 2015. During the Sept.

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  7. Port Orchard ferry dock closing up to eight weeks for paintingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Port Orchard Orchard

    Kitsap Transit's ferries will dock at the Port Orchard Marina during the closure and all passenger loading and unloading will be moved to the marina. Work crews will be on-site beginning Oct. 1, but the current dock will remain open through the end of service on Oct. 4. Kitsap Transit officials reminds passengers that the marina ramp is steep, particularly at low tide and the dock is long.

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  8. Four injured in multi-vehicle crash on State Route 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | King County Journal

    A driver was cited for speeding after a multi-vehicle collision Sept. 23 on State Route 16 near the State Highway 166 exchange - two miles west of Port Orchard.

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  9. Wallace "Wally" Ross Eggleston1925 - "2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    Wallace "Wally" Ross Eggleston was born Oct. 6, 1925, to Clarence and Emma Eggleston in Port Orchard.

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  10. Joanne Jaytanie Releases 'Building Up To Love' the 4th book in the Love List SeriesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | PR Log

    PRLog - Sep. 24, 2014 - PORT ORCHARD, Wash. -- About Building Up To Love Story 4 in the best-selling series, The Love List from some of your favorite sweet romance authors.

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  11. Q&A: Candidates for Kitsap County District Court judge | 2014 ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... small claims not exceeding $5,000, and civil actions not exceeding $75,000. CLAIRE BRADLEY Residence: Port Orchard Occupation: Chief deputy prosecuting attorney for District and Municipal courts, Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. ...

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  12. 4 injured in rollover crash on SR-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | KOMO News

    Four people were injured in massive crash on SR-16 near Port Orchard Tuesday afternoon, Washington State Patrol troopers said. The collision involved a semi truck that overturned and dumped its load over the roadway in the eastbound lanes near Wollochet. 1 comment

  13. Mary Nida Smith's nonfiction, Submarine Veterans of World War II acquired by Skyhorse PublisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | PR Log

    ... Salute , Journal of the Ozarks . Newspapers: Magic Valley Farm Lines (South Idaho Press-Clark newspapers), Port Orchard Independent (Washington- U.S. Submarine Veterans of WWII (Arkansas Diamond Chapter), Society of Children's Book Writers & ...

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  14. John L. Scott Real Estate Set to Acquire Reid Real EstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    John L. Scott Real Estate recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Kitsap County offices of Reid Real Estate, a well-regarded real estate brokerage firm that services Kitsap and Mason counties. Reid Real Estate has over 45 brokers in Kitsap County with offices in Silverdale, Bremerton and Port Orchard.

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  15. WA: Port Orchard Ferry Dock ClosingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Mass Transit

    The Port Orchard foot ferry dock will close for painting for up to eight weeks starting Oct. 6. Kitsap Transit's ferries will load and unload passengers at the Port Orchard Marina during the closure. Signs will direct passengers to the loading area.

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  16. Robert (Bob) William FlemingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Cape Cod Times

    ... collision industry as the owner of Precision Collision Repair Centers of Washington with service locations in Port Orchard, Wash., and Gig Harbor, Wash. Over the years he contributed to the collision repair industry not only as a repair shop owner, ...

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  17. Man gets 4-month sentence for poaching geoducksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | KOMO News

    A Port Orchard man has been sentenced to four months in prison after illegally harvesting 300 pounds of geoduck from the Olympia area and dumping them near Port Orchard. The Olympian reports the conviction of 27-year-old Matthew R. Petersen on first-degree unlawful shellfish trafficking is a rare win for authorities.

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  18. Albert Paul Acfalle VillagomezRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | Pacific Daily News

    Port Orchard, Washington, died Sept. 12 at age 56. Mass is being offered at 7 p.m. daily at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church in Sinajana. Mass for a Christian ...

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  19. Council to ratify contract for Morris as interim city attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Port Orchard Orchard

    The Port Orchard City Council will be asked to ratify an agreement to hire Gig Harbor attorney Carol Morris as interim city attorney at their Sept. 23 meeting.

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  20. SKSD's enrollment spikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Port Orchard Orchard

    ... 2013. Superintendent Michelle Reid attributed some of that uptick to SKSD's academic initiatives. During a Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce luncheon in May, Reid said 60 percent of high-school graduates "successfully enter post-secondary education," ...

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