General election ballots are in the mail and headed to your mailbox.
Several news services are fact-checking statements by the presidential candidates. And no matter who you're voting for, there's plenty to interest you about both candidates.
Kitsap's shorelines and waterways host an amazing diversity of wintering birds
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is scheduled to Bremerton Oct. 21, to make what will likely be his last visit to the Pacific Northwest as the longest-serving Secretary of the Navy since the Great War.
Oct. 20 Cagle cartoon: it's safe to come out, kiddies.
Voters have twice rejected passenger-only ferry proposals from Kitsap Transit and some of our local politicians and wealthy developers still can’t seem to understand what the word “no” means.
Beginning Friday, Kitsap voters will have the opportunity to approve a high-speed, cross-sound ferry system linking North Kitsap, Bremerton and South Kitsap to downtown Seattle. These half-hour or less crossings are first and foremost about having better access to jobs and economic opportunity for Kitsap County.
Workers are finishing their final punch list prior to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. Oct. 25, at the newly constructed Soroptimist Overlook at Port Orchard Marina Park.
Efforts by Kitsap Rescue Mission to establish a homeless camp on Warner Avenue in South Kitsap have ended due to neighborhood opposition, according to Mike O’Shaughnessy, Kitsap Rescue Mission operations manager.
Solving the homelessness issue in Kitsap County is going to take time, money and cooperation from area residents and government agencies, said Mike O’Shaughnessy, programs manager for Bremerton-based Kitsap Rescue Mission.
How should you vote on the sales tax measure for Kitsap Transit’s proposed passenger-only fast ferry? It depends on what kind of community you want to live in.
With the approval of the Port Orchard City Council this week, City Hall will take one more step in providing additional shoulder space for its Community Development organization.
PolitiFact, a project of the Tampa Bay Times and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, will live fact-check the debates.
The Port Orchard Independent won 23 awards, including second place for Community Service, in the 2016 Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association.
The following roadways in South Kitsap are being impacted by work projects beginning this week, as reported by Kitsap County Public Works:
What’s the wind speed in Bremerton? What’s the rainfall in Poulsbo? Where’s the center of the latest storm? You can track all of that and more in real time with Ventusky's real-time weather data map.
Harrison Port Orchard Urgent Care informed its patients last month that it will reduce its evening hours beginning Oct. 31.
The popular Josephine’s Redeemed Revival will present its Fall Vintage Market Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds.
A South Kitsap man died Oct. 12 following a single vehicle crash that occurred 10 hours earlier on the 7400 block of SW Lake Flora Road.
There’s still time to RSVP to attend the 2016 Masquerade Ball and South Kitsap Business Excellence Awards, hosted by the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce.