The Port Orchard Police Department will join other law-enforcement agencies in be hosting a local National Night Out, a community building campaign to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make for safer communities.
Edward Pettit, a 40-year-old Lakewood resident, drowned July 30
Road crews in Kitsap County will work through next week on selected streets that will affect traffic in southern parts of the county.
PORT ORCHARD – Olympic Bancorp, the parent company of Kitsap Bank, reported strong earnings for the first half of 2015. The bank holding company recorded net income of $3.8 million year to date compared to $3.2 million one year ago. Total assets reached a milestone, ending the June 30 quarter over $1 billion for the first time in the bank's 107-year history.
For Port Orchard-area voters, this primary election ballot should be a quick study in participatory democracy. There’s just one primary contest this time around: four candidates for the West Sound Utility District No. 1 Commissioner Position 3 are hoping to advance to the general election.
The setting seems perfect for the Port Gamble Maritime Music Festival, a celebration-in-song of our connection to the sea, of how our lives and our marine environment are intertwined.
When considering a hike or hikes at Lake Quinault for your next hiking adventure, keep in mind a couple of things. One, it will be wet, one way or another. Two, it will not be a simple day hike. And that’s a good thing.
The Beatles were arguably the greatest and most influential act of the 1960s rock era. And in a couple of months, you can see the closest thing to the real thing: the tribute band Abbey Road in “In My Life — A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles” 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Admiral Theatre.
The survey takes an estimated 10-15 minutes to complete
Voters will go to the polls Aug. 4 to halve the list of four candidates seeking a commissioner’s seat on the West Sound Utility District No. 1 board.
Kitsap County road crews will be chip-sealing several county roads July 27-28.
Join the Port Orchard Independent in revealing the Best of South Kitsap and enter to win: dinner for two, plus two movie tickets.
Preparations for the CRUZ 2015 Car Show are nearing the finish line. The Aug. 9 show will fill space along the Port Orchard waterfront with classic and custom cars, street rods, trucks and motorcycles may draw up to 30,000 auto fanciers from across the Pacific Northwest.
Katherine R. Daniels, 74, of Belfair died July 23 in Port Orchard.
The Mustangs on the Waterfront car show, sponsored by the Kitsap Mustang Club, captured the attention of onlookers in Port Orchard. The Ford Mustang-only show is an annual event.
So, it's already "rain, rain, go away…"? After weeks without measurable rainfall, Port Orchard received a modest sprinkling of H2O Friday morning, with a change there will be more on the way over the weekend.
Nancy Pack retired after six years as principal at the school
NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND – USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) successfully completed its Board of Inspection and Survey – or "INSURV" – evaluation, July 23.
State revenues from marijuana sales within this area will now be shared with Kitsap County and the City of Port Orchard.
A fast-moving, three-acre brush fire in South Kitsap July 22 was brought under control by South Kitsap Fire and Rescue.