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Burley-Glenwood, Sidney Glen elementary schools honored

  • Dec 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

This is the fourth consecutive year Sidney Glen has received that recognition. The program recognizes schools that made the greatest improvement in reading and math scores on standardized tests during a five-year period. Burley-Glenwood and Sidney Glen were among 101 schools from across the state that earned the award.

Salmon recovery projects awarded $18 million in grants

  • Dec 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

Kitsap County will receive $144,655 in grant money for three projects.

Donation needed for Pajamas for Children

  • Dec 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

The City of Port Orchard, in partnership with Kitsap Community Resources, is seeking new children pajamas — any size — to be donated this holiday season to families in need.

WRESTLING | Wolves pin down Timberline

  • Dec 16, 2014 at 10:00PM updated Dec 18, 2014 at 11:14AM

South Kitsap wins 11 matches by fall in 76-6 victory

Harborview hosting ‘Holiday Quilt Show’

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 7:00AM

Harborview Massage and Wellness Center, 450 Port Orchard Blvd., is sponsoring a Holiday Quilt Show.

GIRLS BASKETBALL | Strong start propels Wolves to win

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 10:00PM updated Dec 18, 2014 at 11:14AM

South Kitsap built a 22-point halftime lead at Yelm

Sheriff’s office honors staff with annual awards

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 11:00AM

Deputies honored for efforts on New Year’s Eve shooting in South Kitsap

Mental health rule takes effect Dec. 18

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 12:07PM

New enhanced standards and tools for measuring parity between mental health and medical and surgical benefits takes effect Dec. 18.

City Council holiday tour is slated Dec. 23

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Port Orchard City Council is coming to your neighborhood, business or home to check out your “holiday spirit.”

Mayor’s email action draws ire from council

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

Several Port Orchard City Council members expressed their concerns over a recent decision by Mayor Tim Matthes regarding their email accounts during the Dec. 16 work study session.

Residents displaced by kitchen blaze

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Kitsap County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fire that displaced a South Kitsap couple on Dec. 16.

Lease transfered for new Bremerton racetrack

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Port of Bremerton commissioners agreed last week to transfer the lease on port property for a proposed new racetrack from the nonprofit Bremerton MotorSports park to the for-profit Circuit of the Northwest LLC.

Kindergarteners debate about Santa’s favorite cookies

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Mullenix Ridge Elementary School has prided itself for being the “best in the west” and Leann Georgeson’s kindergarten class room proved how creative the students can be.

Angel says Inslee’s transportation plan is ‘can of worms’

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

District 26 Sen. Jan Angel said Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposed transportation plan announced earlier this week is a “can of worms.”

Plenty of activities, events scheduled for Christmas holiday

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Independent complied a list of happenings and events during the days before and at Christmas.

DON BRUNELL | Remembering our fallen with Christmas wreaths

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

Normally, the fallen are remembered on Memorial Day in late May, but thanks to a Maine family and thousands of donors and volunteers, nearly half a million wreaths are laid on the tombstones of our fallen soldiers, sailors and airmen during the Christmas holidays.

Saints Car Club makes donations to South Kitsap Helpline

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 11:00AM

Ron Weeks, left, president of the Saints Car Club, and Jerry Newland, right, Saints Car Club board member, present checks to South Kitsap Helpline Executive Director Jennifer Hardison and Tammy Valentine, volunteer. Saints Car Club member Don Carstenson donated more than 100 Christmas trees to SK Helpline.

Ceremony honoring Boyer is Dec. 22

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 1:00PM

Kitsap County Sheriff Steve Boyer will be honored for his more than 16 years of service during a Dec. 22 ceremony.

Tips to maximize Goodwill donation

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

The simple act of cleaning out your closets and donating can help Goodwill in assisting people with free job training and education programs.

IN OUR OPINION | Time to give to others

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 11:00AM

It was a busy shopping Saturday in December. The lines were long and I was impatient. I thought to myself “What’s this clown in front of me doing with three shopping carts full of giant stuffed bears? I mean, really. Can’t he do that kind of shopping late some evening when it’s not so busy?”

Charges filed in Kitsap County District Court

  • Dec 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

Charges were filed in Kitsap County District Court from Dec. 8-16.

State’s labor force increases by more than 13,500 since October

  • Dec 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

Despite an estimated 6,800 new jobs created from October 2014 to November 2014, Washington’s unemployment rate rose for a third month in a row to 6.2 percent, according to preliminary and seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the state Employment Security Department.

Resident performs in Christmas festival in Minnesota

  • Dec 21, 2014 at 8:00AM

Madeleine Folkerts, of Port Orchard, is a member of the St. Olaf Orchestra which performed in the annual St. Olaf College Christmas Festival in Northfield, Minn.

Kitsap Santa

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 7:00AM

Dennis Simpson has put on his red and white suit and produced smiles on thousands of children’s faces for the last 36 years.

Closings announced in observance of Christmas holiday

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

All federal, state, county, city government offices, and school districts will be closed in observance of Christmas.

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