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DON BRUNELL | How about an early Thanksgiving this year?

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 7:00AM

Since 1957, our Canadian friends and neighbors have celebrated Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October. Perhaps, next year we ought to join them.

Former South Kitsap High grad receives recognition

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 7:00AM

Austin Matthews, a 2013 South Kitsap High School graduate, learned that he was invited to join the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Port Orchard ferry dock closing up to eight weeks for painting

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 9:20AM

The Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock will close for painting for up to eight weeks starting Oct. 6.

Council ratifies contract for Morris as interim city attorney

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Sep 25, 2014 at 9:26AM

The Port Orchard City Council voted 4-2 to ratify an agreement to hire Gig Harbor attorney Carol Morris as interim city attorney at their Sept. 23 meeting.

Port Orchard City Council discusses LTAC funding recommendations

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 3:00PM

Port Orchard councilmembers got their first look at recommendation from the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee for funding local non-profit organizations with hotel and motel tax money for 2015.

Ad hoc committee will review hiring process for city attorney

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

In an unexpected move, the Port Orchard City Council approved an ad hoc committee to review the hiring process for legal services.

PSNS and IMF recognized for safety

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility is celebrating a milestone achievement this week.

School Bus Safety Week encourages support from community

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Director of Transportation Jay Rosapepe announced that South Kitsap School District will participate in the national and state recognized School Bus Safety Week on Oct. 20-25.

Changes happening at Dragonfly Theatre

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 2:25PM

Patrons of the Dragonfly Theatre may notice some changes now and in the future.

Cleanup Week is Oct. 20-24 in Port Orchard

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

During the week of Oct. 20-24, city residents will be provided an efficient means to have mattresses, furniture and an assortment of junk disposed of at reduced rates and taken to a local landfill. There will be a fee for some items.

The influence of money on elections

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Since the Supreme Court’s decision on Citizens United, many of us have been concerned about the influence of big, outside money on our elections. In yesterday’s mail, we received a stunning example: a glossy, brightly-colored card entitled: Bowling Gutterballs.

Some sex offenders reported living within mile of schools

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

According to — through the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office webpage — there are 36 sex offenders that live within two-mile radius of some schools.

Students kick-off #Socktober project

  • Oct 19, 2014 at 9:00AM

Fourth-grade students at Hidden Creek Elementary are finding a way to give back to the local families in need by hosting “#Socktober” this month.

Port Orchard man gets 4-month sentence for poaching geoducks

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 9:00AM

A Port Orchard man has been sentenced to four months in prison after illegally harvesting 300 pounds of geoduck from the Olympia area.

BOYS WATER POLO PREVIEW | Wolves riding the wave through challenges

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 12:07PM

Players, coach maintain positives through first-year struggles

AT A GLANCE | South Kitsap boys water polo

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 12:03PM

Busy October features five matches against established programs

Reader comments on SKSD enrollment story

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 12:00PM

In reference to the Port Orchard Independent’s “SKSD enrollment spikes” on Sept. 19, I find it interesting that some of the reason given for the increase of 264.7 students by Superintendent Reid is due to academic initiatives and to staff.

FOOTBALL CAPSULE | South Kitsap at Yelm

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 12:00PM

Two coaches have guided the Tornados in their three seasons in 4A Narrows, but the program’s strength has remained the same

FOOTBALL | Wolves earn last-second win at Yelm

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 11:00PM updated Oct 1, 2014 at 2:04PM

South Kitsap’s quarterback snapped the ball with about 1 second remaining before throwing go-ahead touchdown in 20-19 victory

Changes coming to county’s drop-off recycling program

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 7:00AM

Effective Oct. 1, glass will be collected separate from mixed recyclables at Kitsap County-operated recycling and garbage facilities (RAGFs) in Olalla, Hansville, Silverdale and the Poulsbo Recycle Center.

COMMENTARY | United Way: Partners and Issues

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 7:00AM

What a great summer we had and an eventful year here at United Way.

SKHS program receives a 3-D printer donation

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 7:00AM

South Kitsap High School’s Career and Technical Education program recently became the proud recipient of an exciting new MakerBot 3-D plastic printer in their CAD Lab classroom.

Supporting Andrews for county assessor

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 7:00AM

Paul Andrews is the best of the best, and the loss to our office will be to the benefit of the assessor’s office and the citizens of Kitsap County.

Overnight closures Oct. 21-22 at Tacoma Narrows Bridge toll plaza for annual maintenance

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 9:51AM

Nighttime drivers traveling on eastbound State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge should plan for two nights of lane closures, Oct. 21-22, as crews perform annual toll equipment maintenance.

AG leads national effort to prevent online child sex trafficking

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 11:00AM

Attorney General Bob Ferguson led a nationwide effort Oct. 21, to urge Congress to pass legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet.

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