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  • Dec 4, 2009 at 1:20PM

Central Kitsap Commissioner Josh Brown declares for second term

  • Dec 8, 2009 at 5:00PM updated Dec 9, 2009 at 9:33AM

Josh Brown has announced his intention to run for re-election in hopes of becoming the first Central Kitsap Commissioner to win a second term since 1990. “I’m proud of what we have been able to accomplish in the last three years,” Brown said. “We've made a positive impact on the county and have focused on how to build partnerships and work together.

Kitsap County Jail lays off nine deputies after state cancels contract

  • Dec 10, 2009 at 10:00AM updated Dec 14, 2009 at 10:50AM

The Kitsap County Jail has handed layoff notices to nine deputies, stating that some or all of them will no longer have their jobs after Dec. 31.

Kitsap parks director marks a new path

  • Dec 10, 2009 at 10:00AM updated at 4:22PM

After nearly a month on the job, Kitsap County Parks and Recreation Director Jim Dunwiddie has submitted a list of departmental priorities to the county commissioners.

Census preparation effort continues

  • Dec 10, 2009 at 4:45PM

Kitsap County budget cuts could ripple through communities

  • Dec 15, 2009 at 3:03PM

The final 2010 budget as approved by the Kitsap Commissioners on Monday night trims expenditures across the board, but its impact extends beyond the employees and into all levels of the community.

Dump lines may get long

  • Jan 13, 2010 at 1:41PM

The Olympic Transfer Station in Bremerton is getting some needed upgrades, which could result in longer than usual lines from January 17 through January 21, according to the Kitsap County Department of Public Works.

Tearful service held for South Kitsap woman killed in Haiti earthquake

  • Jan 20, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Jan 21, 2010 at 10:05AM

An estimated 1,000 people crowded into a Lakewood church on Wednesday, paying tribute to a Port Orchard resident who lost her life during last week’s Haitian earthquake.

Kitsap housing authority taps Tony Caldwell for new executive director

  • Feb 4, 2010 at 8:00AM updated at 10:54AM

The Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority (KCCHA) has selected Tony Caldwell as its new Executive Director, taking the helm of the agency after series of controversies and setbacks.

Stephenson passes treasurer torch

  • Feb 10, 2010 at 1:00PM updated Feb 11, 2010 at 3:39PM

Kitsap County residents will receive their property tax statements next week in the trademark pink envelope — a traditional but ironic Valentine Day’s message.

Kitsap 4H to get free Fairgrounds use while county, club mull compromise

  • Feb 11, 2010 at 1:00PM updated Feb 12, 2010 at 12:07PM

The Kitsap County 4H club received a temporary reprieve for rental of the Presidents Hall at the Fairgrounds, while both the department and the club decide on a possible compromise.

Kitsap County treasurer candidate drops out of race

  • Feb 28, 2010 at 10:00AM updated Mar 2, 2010 at 8:43AM

One of the five candidates for Kitsap County Treasurer has indicated that he is no longer interested in the job. Democratic Party Chairman Carl Olson said Saturday that Rob Gelder has withdrawn his name from consideration, and will formally announce that intention at a Precinct Committee Officer (PCO) meeting on Monday night.

Appointed Kitsap treasurer will face primary challenge

  • Mar 1, 2010 at 11:00PM updated Mar 3, 2010 at 5:25PM

Kitsap County Democrats selected a political novice Monday night as the top choice to replace Treasurer Barbara Stephenson, who resigned in February to become Bremerton's financial director. Meredith Green, a CPA who has never sought elected office, bested Former Poulsbo Mayor Kathryn Quade and Bremerton resident Isaac Delgado in the vote tally. One of the three will be selected by the Kitsap County Commissioners to fill Stephenson's unexpired term.

CASH program provides support for new businesses

  • Mar 3, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Mar 4, 2010 at 11:41AM

An eight-week small business training program held its graduation on Tuesday night, giving 22 individuals a foundation intended to increase their chance of success.

Kitsap jurisdictions embrace low impact development concept

  • Mar 4, 2010 at 10:23AM

Five local jurisdictions have adopted new standards for low-impact development, which outlines a universal process for both new construction and redevelopment.

Kitsap assessor seeks fourth term

  • Mar 4, 2010 at 3:23PM

Kitsap County Assessor Jim Avery announced this week that he will run for a fourth term, pledging to increase the efficiency of the office while incorporating new technology that helps to better serve the public.

Kitsap Treasurer pick could be decided next week

  • Mar 9, 2010 at 11:13AM

The three Kitsap County Commissioners have all held private interviews with the three candidates for the open treasurer’s position, but have yet to compare information about their preferences. The vacancy was caused by the resignation of Barbara Stephenson, which took effect on Feb. 17. On March 1 the Democratic party selected three possible candidates, from which the commissioners must select one to serve out the remainder of Stephenson’s term.

Kitsap County creates shoreline task force

  • Mar 10, 2010 at 10:37AM

As part of its long-range planning process, Kitsap County has created a 20-member task force to guide shoreline management and help create polices that set the stage for local waterways.

Rural outreach meetings scheduled

  • Mar 10, 2010 at 1:54PM

Pumas looking to improve on first-season success

  • Apr 30, 2010 at 10:55AM

Kitsap Soccer Club Pumas Kitsap County

Is 'barefoot bandit' afoot in Kitsap?: Kitsap deputies on the look-out for Colton Harris-Moore

  • Jun 1, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Jun 3, 2010 at 5:26PM

Colton Harris-Moore Kitsap Bremerton Silverdale San Juan Whidbey barefoot bandit

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