Smoke detectors are credited for saving a South Kitsap family after a fire broke out in their home, according to South Kitsap Fire and Rescue.
Washington State Ferries officials are hoping for smoother sailings this afternoon and evening than what they had for the Aug. 15 Seahawks game.
Drivers traveling on State Routes 3 and 16 will notice a series of night ramp and lane closures starting tonight. The closures are related to a paving project to create a smoother surface for drivers.
An incumbent Democrat state representative received 43 more votes than his Republican challenger — a political newcomer — while another longtime Democrat senator finished second during the primary.
The Coast Guard rescued a Port Orchard diver lost in the fog near Cape Flattery after a solo dive.
Kitsap County Sheriff’s Deputy Sonya Matthews, armed with a fake rifle, guards a portion of the school during an active shooter drill Aug. 18 at South Kitsap High School.
An autopsy report shows that a woman, who jumped off the Tremont Bridge Aug. 14, died as a result of blunt force to the head, neck, chest and abdomen, according to the Kitsap County Coroner Greg Sandstrom.
Shannon Thompson, the district’s director of teaching and learning, said Quest, which is the district’s state-funded Highly Capable Program, will be adjusted to meet requirements passed by the state Legislature.
A Washington man was arrested Aug. 20 for having immoral communications with a person he believed was an underage girl from South Kitsap.
The Kitsap County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of an Aug. 18 fire that destroyed at home in the 4200 block of Ridgecrest Way SE in Southworth.
The Port Orchard City Council will hear the findings from Universal Field Services, Inc. concerning five over-the-water homes and the construction of the Bay Street Pedestrian Pathway during an executive session next month.
Kitsap County Elections received the 2014 Independence Award from the Elections Center Aug. 18 for its innovative accessible voting programs.
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced Aug. 15 that the ban on campfires in western Washington state parks has been eased.
Drivers on State Route 307 north of Poulsbo can expect daytime delays and lane closures on Aug. 21.
Victor Barnard wanted on 59 counts of sexual misconduct with children.
Washington state law requires students to be immunized before they enter school.
Five vehicles were involved in a collision near the intersection of Tremont Street and Port Orchard Boulevard on Aug. 12.
A Florida man has been charged with stalking a Port Orchard woman.
Downtown Port Orchard has been “revitalized” — thanks to several new businesses and the Port Orchard Public Market.
In a 5-2 vote, the Port Orchard City Council approved for the city to purchase property at 640 Bay Street — the site of the former Los Cabos restaurant.