The suspect, 36-year-old Adam Dunn of Port Orchard, was arrested for second-degree burglary and possession of a burglary tool. He is held in Kitsap County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bond.
The Comanche 202 supported the invasion of Okiniwa during World War II. She watched Russian fishing boats in the 1960s, chased Caribbean pirates in the 1970s and even helped tug a barge used in the movie “Pearl Harbor” in 2000.
Primary election results as of Tuesday night showed Linda Simpson, a Republican, leading the Kitsap Conty Commissioner District 2 race with 36.73 percent of the vote. Garrido, a Democrat, followed with 34.16 percent.
The Craigslist ad placed online in mid-July was to the point. “Wanted,” it read. “Elderly Port Orchard couple lost their home to commercial property developers. Homeless and with disabilities.”
The time it takes to get a building permit from Kitsap County’s Department of Community Development has shortened compared to the days before the Great Recession, but strides in inspection times are needed, according to the Home Builders Association of Kitsap County.
The Port Orchard City Council approved the interlocal agreement last week, which includes authorization of $110,000 city funds previously budgeted in the 2012 budget, along with money from a $500,000 Washington state grant secured for the pedestrian pathway.
The police department fielded 11,723 calls through June of this year, a 33 percent uptick over the same time last year, said Port Orchard Police Chief Alan Townsend. This continues a trend that saw an eight percent rise in overall calls from 2010 to 2011 and nearly a 20 percent uptick from 2009 to 2010.
The Retsil Annexation, a nine parcel, 2.2 acre annexation located between the intersection of Bay Street and Arnold Avenue to the west and the intersection of Beach Drive and Olney Avenue East was approved by the city council last week.
Concert’s by the Bay, a free, weekly outdoor concert series at Port Orchard Marina’s Waterfront Park, began June 7. The outdoor concert series, organized by the local nonprofit Fathoms o’Fun Festival Association, runs every Thursday throughout the summer.
Typically, the Fourth of July celebration has been one of the more popular events. But after two years of decreased membership and consistent problems with the Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office and surrounding neighborhoods, attendance at the Fourth of July Celebration has taken a dip, said Marcus Carter, the club’s executive officer.
Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Fred Needham Post 2669 of Port Orchard unveiled their newly built Veterans Wall of Honor during last week’s summer holiday. The 150-square-foot wall displays more than 1,110 commemorative bricks honoring the names of service members from all branches of the military, past and present.
Ryan and Baldwin are just two Port Orchard business owners struggling to make sense of what the changes in healthcare law, colloquially known as Obamacare, will mean to their small businesses following the court decision.
Known as the McCormick Woods STEP System Retrofit project, city officials are hoping to gradually convert homes in McCormick Woods from the existing septic tank effluent pumping system to a more manageable grinder pump system.