The good news for adults without dental-care options in Port Orchard is that the state once again is offering dental care through its Medicaid-funded Apple Health program.
Aceituno's Mexican Food has recently opened in Port Orchard to many happy customers.
Beleaguered grocery store operator Haggen has received offers for 36 of its stores in California and Nevada. Port Orchard's Haggen outlet, however, is not one of them.
The Independent reported about a forum sponsored by the Kitsap League of Women Voters Oct. 1. Here are additional comments that weren't included in the Oct. 9 print edition:
In a local general election that has crackled with controversy over outside campaign contributions and civic dysfunction, an Oct. 1 forum featuring candidates for Port Orchard mayor and four City Council seats was fairly tame with only an occasional zinger tossed out during the two-hour debate.
Is the Myhre’s building on Bay Street about to get a cosmetic facelift? And is a new business on the radar for the former restaurant site?
Port Orchard's Pavilion is closing. A hefty lease and the need to cover employee and support costs is forcing operator Joni Sonneman to shut the doors sometime in mid-January. A hefty lease and the need to cover employee and support costs is forcing operator Joni Sonneman to shut the doors sometime in mid-January.
Inexpensive filtration through column of soil and sand eliminates toxic effects of urban stormwater on fish
Stafford Suites of Port Orchard has received a deficiency-free state survey from the state Department of Social and Health Services.
Is money from outside organizations unduly flowing into the campaigns of Port Orchard mayoral and city council candidates? It depends on who you ask.
Oil spill exercises by the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard will be done Tuesday, Oct. 6 in Sinclair Inlet near Blackjack Creek in Port Orchard.
The Kitsap County deputy stated the sheriff's office is “pretty much done, now it’s in the hands of the juvenile prosecutor.”
What was termed "a disturbing Facebook posting" overnight has prompted South Kitsap School District Superintendent Michelle Reid to distribute a letter to school parents.
Is the Myhre's building on Bay Street about to get a cosmetic facelift? And is a new business on the radar for the former restaurant site?
Bloodworks Northwest reports that Lane Blood Center in Eugene, Oregon has issued an urgent appeal to blood donors to help meet a critical need following the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg.
The Port Orchard City Council will hold two public hearings on the water and sewer rate increase proposal during City Council meetings Oct. 27 and Nov. 10, starting at 7 p.m.
Kitsap County Fire District 7 is asking South Kitsap residents served by South Kitsap Fire and Rescue to approve a bond measure to issue $4.9 million in general obligation funds through Proposition 1, which would be collected from excess property taxes annually over five years.
Robbery suspect Ralph Stembridge, who allegedly robbed the South Sound Cinemas on Mile Hill in Port Orchard, has been arrested by U.S. Marshal's agents in San Diego today.
The trouble-plagued Haggen grocery chain has asked a bankruptcy court for permission to close 100 more stores, including its Port Orchard store.
Murder suspect Gabriel Gaeta is scheduled to appear in court at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 23 for an omnibus hearing, in which his defense attorney will introduce its argument against the charges brought against him.