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FOOTBALL | South falls to Bellarmine 37-23

  • Oct 9, 2015 at 11:00PM updated Oct 15, 2015 at 2:36PM

With a penalty-filled game, and a hard fought battle, it was too little, too late for the Wolves to win over Bellarmine Oct. 9.

Suspects wanted in prescription fraud investigation

  • Oct 15, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Oct 23, 2015 at 11:13AM

Two suspects are being sought by Kitsap County Sheriff’s detectives in connection with a series of prescription forgery offenses.

Independent wins WNPA's 2015 General Excellence Award

  • Oct 15, 2015 at 2:50PM

The Port Orchard Independent has won the top award for General Excellence in the 2015 Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspaper Contest.

Author Jonathan Levison headlines a busy October at Manchester Public Library

  • Oct 15, 2015 at 1:33PM

Author Jonathan Evison headlines busy October for Manchester Public Library

South Kitsap Calendar

  • Oct 15, 2015 at 2:20PM

Happenings in the South Kitsap community from Oct. 16-25.

Rosalie wants to be adopted

  • Oct 15, 2015 at 4:00PM

Hi, my name is Rosalie (intake 49754) and I’m probably the most unique dog you’ve ever seen – I look like a hound wearing a poodle coat.

Bridge over Blackjack Creek could be in place by next week

  • Oct 15, 2015 at 9:00PM

Port Orchard’s Bay Street Pedestrian Pathway Project will soon have another, very visible, sign that it’s taking one more step toward eventual completion.

Meet the South Kitsap school board candidates

  • Oct 16, 2015 at 1:52PM

The Port Orchard Independent talked with the four candidates about their background and why they are running, as well as about their positions on issues such as funding, transition to a middle-school format and a bond issue to build a second high school in South Kitsap.

South Kitsap homecoming week sports updates

  • Oct 16, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Oct 19, 2015 at 5:17PM

The Wolves' homecoming week concludes Oct. 16 with the football game at 7:30 p.m. Here is a look back at the week for South's sports.

Bridge over Blackjack Creek installation is under way today

  • Oct 16, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Oct 21, 2015 at 10:18AM

Port Orchard has a new civic landmark today. The Bay Street Pedestrian Pathway Project has taken a leap forward with the installation of the Blackjack Creek bridge that is part of phase 4 of the project.

Kitsap Transit to offer SK Ride service to McCormick Woods area

  • Oct 16, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Oct 21, 2015 at 10:19AM

Kitsap Transit will be introducing a new technology-driven transit service to the McCormick Woods area of South Kitsap on Nov. 9.

FOOTBALL | South loses homecoming game to Emerald Ridge

  • Oct 16, 2015 at 11:00PM updated Oct 19, 2015 at 5:18PM

The Wolves lose a nailbiter to Emerald Ridge 34-30 at homecoming.

South Kitsap district will ask voters to approve $124.99 million school bond issue

  • Oct 22, 2015 at 8:14AM

A $124.99 million school bond issue to build a second high school in the South Kitsap School District will go before voters Feb. 9.

Commentary: Remember Washington wildfires? Some have to live with it

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 11:40AM

After weeks of coverage by news media, we no longer see the glowing orange pictures or the beautiful red sunsets aided by smoke particles in the air.

Crime rising in Port Orchard? Statistics don't support that notion, says police chief

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 4:40PM

Is crime a growing problem in Port Orchard? Crime rising in Port Orchard? Statistics don't support that, says police chief. According to some citizens who attended a Town Hall meeting Oct. 15, it is a pressing concern. Some spoke about break-ins at their homes that have disrupted their lives and violated their sense of security.

South’s band marches to their own beat

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Oct 26, 2015 at 8:32AM

The unsung heroes of South Kitsap's marching band are much more than just background noise at sporting events.

Letter to the editor: Port Orchard not for sale

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 3:03PM

Our mayor is not the problem, our City Council is!

Election defined by views on business growth

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 6:00PM

Port Orchard’s future needs He added he learns a lot when he visits the city’s business district and talks with merchants. Matthes said, however, that it’s not wise for politicians to get way over their skis and start making promises they ought not” by actively boosting business efforts ad-hoc.

SPORTS UPDATE | A busy weekend for the Wolves

  • Oct 26, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Oct 29, 2015 at 10:47AM

Boys tennis and girls swim headed to league, football game was relocated and soccer beat the team in third place.

Pathway bridge dedication is Nov. 6

  • Oct 27, 2015 at 3:06PM

Port Orchard's new civic landmark — a pedestrian/bicycle bridge over Blackjack Creek — will make its public debut with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Nov. 6.

Down to the wire: election ballots due Nov. 3

  • Oct 29, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 3:22PM

The general-election countdown has begun for South Kitsap voters, who have until 8 p.m. Nov. 3, to get their election-ballot envelopes postmarked.

Introducing Ellie and Bauer

  • Oct 29, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 3:23PM

Ellie and Bauer are adoptable dogs from the Kitsap Humane Society.

The little monsters around you ...

  • Oct 29, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 3:23PM

Little ghouls and goblins (and a princess or two) line up behind a string of pumpkins at the Port Orchard Public Market’s Pumpkin Palooza last year. Another Halloween blowout at the Public Market is set for 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.

South Kitsap Calendar Oct. 30 - Nov. 5

  • Oct 29, 2015 at 10:53AM

South Kitsap Calendar items for Oct. 30 - Nov. 6

Cagle Opinion Cartoon

  • Oct 29, 2015 at 3:06PM

Port Orchard Independent Opinion: Cagle Cartoon

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