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December 17, 2013 at 5:37 AM

2 teens dead in high speed crash near Port Orchard

Two teenage girls are dead after what appears to be a high-speed crash near Port Orchard last night. Authorities say that a Toyota Camry was heading north on Baby Doll Road Southeast just after 9:30 p.m when it went off the road. The 18-year-old Camry driver apparently tried to brake when she came upon an SUV in front of her, but,…

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0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: fatal crash, Port Orchard, teenage girls

November 1, 2013 at 9:23 AM

13th DUI arrest for Port Orchard man

The Associated Press PORT ORCHARD — A Port Orchard man who was arrested for a 13th time on suspicion of drunken driving was charged Thursday in Kitsap County District Court with felony DUI and attempting to elude police. The Kitsap Sun reports Charles Thomas Sorensen is jailed with bail set at $1 million after Deputy Prosecutor Lael…

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October 17, 2013 at 10:42 AM

Man severely burned in Port Orchard house fire

The Associated Press PORT ORCHARD — A Port Orchard resident saw smoke coming from a neighbor’s house Wednesday night, ran inside and rescued a man with severe burns. South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Lt. Rick Christenson told the Kitsap Sun arriving firefighters found the 63-year-old man in the yard. He was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle…

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August 30, 2013 at 8:08 PM

S. Kitsap School District reports tentative deal with teachers union

The South Kitsap School District and the South Kitsap Education Association have come to a tentative agreement that, if ratified by both the school board and the union, will avert a teachers strike, according to a news release from the school district. Details of the agreement were not released. The release said the board expects Superintendent Michelle…

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0 Comments | More in Education | Topics: Port Orchard, South Kitsap Education Association, South Kitsap School District

May 31, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Bear sighted at Port Orchard elementary school

The Associated Press PORT ORCHARD – Hidden Creek Elementary School in Port Orchard is telling parents not to let children walk to or from school while a big bear may be in nearby woods. South Kitsap School District spokeswoman Lisa Kirkemo says parents should drive their children, if they don’t take the bus. The school went into a…

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0 Comments | More in General news | Topics: bears, Hidden Creek Elementary School, Lisa Kirkemo

March 22, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Port Orchard teen arrested for bringing gun to school

Associated Press PORT ORCHARD– A 15-year-old Port Orchard boy accused of bringing a handgun to his junior high school has been arrested. Kitsap County sheriff’s Deputy Scott Wilson says the teen was arrested Thursday for investigation of possessing a dangerous weapon on school property. The gun was not loaded. Wilson says a deputy went to the school after…

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March 16, 2012 at 9:08 PM

Woman in trooper death case charged with making meth

An 18-year-old woman who was in the truck when Joshua Jearl Blake reached around her and fatally shot Washington State Patrol Trooper Tony Radulescu on Feb. 23 has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. Megan Mollet  already faced a charge of rendering criminal assistance for allegedly lying to police about her knowledge of the shooting during the…

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0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: Joshua Blake, meth, Port Orchard

February 29, 2012 at 5:32 PM

Police release details on procession for slain trooper before Thursday memorial

A procession to honor slain trooper Tony Radulescu and also escort his body to a memorial service Thursday will have well over 100 cars and travel through three counties, according to the Washington State Patrol. The procession could tie up traffic on its way to the ShoWare Center in Kent. Read on for…

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0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Kent, Port Orchard, trooper shot

February 28, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Driver in crash that killed park ranger released

A 35-year-old man who is alleged to have caused the traffic collision that killed a state park ranger in Kitsap County on Friday has been released pending additional investigation. At a hearing in Kitsap County District Court on Monday, prosecutors said they had to wait for the results of a blood toxicology test before deciding…

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0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Kitsap County Sheriff's Office, Port Orchard, vehicular homicide

February 27, 2012 at 5:27 PM

Update: 10 gallons of oil spilled, 5 injured after boat explosion at Port Orchard Yacht Club

 About 10 gallons of oil were spilled into Puget Sound outside Port Orchard Yacht Club after a 39-foot wooden boat sank and later exploded during efforts to salvage it. Crews from the Washington State Department of Ecology are working to manage the spill, according to a news release. Earlier Monday, five people were injured during efforts to salvage…

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