A new partnership team will operate the Central Dock Restaurant and the Bay Street Meat Company, both located in the Port Orchard Public Market.
After considerable effort by pedestrians and drivers, an upgrade at the pedestrian crossing near Converse Avenue SE and SE Sedgwick Road will be completed by Labor Day.
Thousands are without power in Olalla; Port Orchard has 159 without power, PSE reports.
Bobbie Stewart, president of the Port Orchard Bay Street Association, is a woman of little fanfare who flies under the radar.
If you depend on Kitsap Transit to get around, you're out of luck on Labor Day. Kitsap Transit reports it will not operate on Labor Day, Sept. 7.
Port Orchard police officers, Kitsap County Sheriff's Office deputies and Washington State Patrol troopers are on the lookout for inebriated drivers with extra DUI patrols through Labor Day.
It's time to gear up for the start of school! The Independent has a special supplement in the Aug. 28 edition from the South Kitsap School District that includes bus schedules and a complete school-year calendar.
A 31-year-old man was hospitalized with critical injuries Aug. 22 after being stabbed in the back and slashed with a knife.
For many people, the Kitsap County Fair is all about the stampede and rodeo. This year’s stampede and rodeo will be Joe Drouin’s 30th. Drouin is the rodeo director and has been helping stage the rodeo at the fair for 30 years. This year’s stampede and rodeo will be Joe Drouin’s 30th. Drouin is the rodeo director and has been helping stage the rodeo at the fair for 30 years.
New principal wants school to retain focus on what works
New principal has been honored for teaching science
BREMERTON – Police aren't entirely sure, but they released details Aug. 26 that backs-up an earlier theory as to why the Bremerton Motel 6 erupted into a fireball Aug. 18.
The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office says a 31-year-old man has been hospitalized with critical injuries early Saturday morning (Aug. 22) after being stabbed and slashed with a knife.
Two Gig Harbor men were captured Aug. 23 by Port Orchard Police after they led a high-speed chase through Port Orchard with a van holding fishing gear worth thousands of dollars.
496. According to statistics gathered during Kitsap County’s annual Point in Time Count earlier this year, that’s how many people who could be classified as homeless in Kitsap County.
Kitsap County Sheriff's Office detectives said investigating the murder of Heather Kelso and Kaden Lum was like putting the many pieces of a puzzle together. They were trying to use all those bits and pieces to – as Lt. Det. Earl Smith put it – "paint a picture." The picture the sheriff’s office painted was released Aug. 20 in the form of a nine-page statement of probable cause against Geraldo "Jerry" Castro De Jesus, 30, of Port Orchard, whom investigators allege committed the murders.
Superior Court Judge Jennifer Forbes presided over a packed courtroom Aug. 21 as Gabriel Gaeta, accused of raping and murdering a young neighbor in 2014, sat quietly in the jury box during a hearing on the status of the discovery process and to set a trial date.
Geraldo Castro DeJesus, accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, 29-year-old Heather Kelso, and her roommate’s son, 2-year-old Kaden Lum, in East Bremerton in March, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Aug. 21 in Kitsap County Superior Court
Kitsap County Sheriff's Office detectives said investigating the murder of Heather Kelso and Kaden Lum was like putting the many pieces of a puzzle together. They were trying to use all those bits and pieces to – as Lt. Det. Earl Smith put it – "paint a picture."
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