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On May 9, Port Orchard’s Economic Development and Tourism Committee discussed a deal in which the city would use iZigg, a cellphone texting service that helps organizations text messages, to people who’ve signed up.
New businesses hope to add to the ‘old section’ in the east end of town
The 10 acres surrounding the Kitsap Saddle Club in South Kitsap harken to the past. A dusty horse corral. Cut grass that smells perfectly of summer. Trails and woods.
Angel, R-Port Orchard, said her office has been inundated with calls and emails from news organizations as far away as Ohio since the Associated Press picked up on her desire to sell the branding rights to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in an effort to decrease toll rates for bridge users.
A new tattoo parlor opening on Bay Street has allegedly ignited a bit of a small business feud.
Port Orchard saw higher than expected sales tax collection for the month of February, potentially sparing the city from cutting the 2012 budget.
Nearly a year after a three-alarm fire caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to a Port Orchard icon, renovation is underway at Myhre’s Restaurant on Bay Street.
The City of Port Orchard received $500,000 from the state to ramp up the Bay Street Pedestrian Pathway. The money came from the state’s $1.1 billion capital-improvement budget passed during the recent budget session.
During last year’s contentious campaign, the group Tim Matthes for Mayor sent campaign fliers pledging Matthes would forego at least $15,000 to restore Bremerton Kitsap Acess Television (BKAT) to the bi-monthly city council meetings. The fliers pledged $15,000 of his mayoral salary to restore TV access that he said was vital for transparency in government.
The city is looking for help from public or private partners when it comes to constructing a new “Welcome to Port Orchard” sign.
The Port Orchard City Council discussed when to allow comments from the public at regular business meetings during Wednesday’s city council work-study meeting.
Manchester Port District voters approved a ballot measure to limit port district commissioners’ terms to four years in Tuesday night’s special election.
A ballot measure to renew a South Kitsap Fire and Rescue emergency services lid lift worth nearly $2 million passed by a wide margin in Tuesday’s special election.
Fire ripped through a double-wide trailer at 640 SW Bay St. Friday afternoon, closing State Route 166 in both directions for more than an hour.
Sparkling Mardi-Gras, pink lace and other decorated bras were sold to the highest bidder at MoonDogs, Too to benefit a local charity event.
According to the Port Orchard Police, a rash of car prowls has hit Port Orchard. GPS systems, Ipods and other items are being stolen from cars at an abnormally high rate.
City council members temporarily postponed a recommendation by Mayor Tim Matthes to appoint a city clerk Tuesday night, highlighting a few sticking points between the council and the new mayor.
Trailmix, popcorn and a free movie on a big screen. Sound good? Well, unless you’re between 14 and 19, you’re not allowed.
Olsen was frustrated because, if the Kitsap County Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee has there way, all his work would be for naught.
The Kitsap County Bar Association voted two longtime Port Orchard lawyers as among the most capable candidates to fill two vacant seats on the Kitsap County Superior Court bench.