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Don’t let momentum falter in YMCA quest

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 11:25AM

The desire for a YMCA complex in Port Orchard seems to be on most everyone’s wish list, as it has been for years.

Fishing vessel sinks at Railway Marina in Port Orchard

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Sep 3, 2015 at 7:08AM

A 70-foot wooden fishing vessel has sunk while moored at Railway Marina in Port Orchard. Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, aided by the state Department of Ecology, are conducting clean-up duties to contain about 100 gallons of fuel and oil that leaked into the water.

Les Schwab building new center on Sedgwick

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 1:00PM

Sometime this spring — possibly in April — a new Les Schwab tire center will open near the corner of Sedgwick and Bethel in Port Orchard, across the street from the Fred Meyer superstore complex.

DSHS penalizes Park Vista for infractions; facility's parent company to fight findings

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 5:00PM

Park Vista Retirement and Assisted Living Community in Port Orchard has been penalized by the state Department of Social and Health Services for violations found during an inspection and investigation of the facility on Aug. 17.

New Port Orchard resident endures long cancer fight, is a survivor who persevered through faith and pain

  • Sep 26, 2015 at 8:00AM

Chelene Taylor was on top of the world when she turned 21. The hair stylist in Palm Springs, Calif., was full of life and energy. She was like so many other young women who’d reached adulthood and began to carve out a new life. For her, life was not just good, it was great.

Help Port Orchard blow out the candles: it's 125 years old

  • Sep 3, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Sep 5, 2015 at 12:06PM

Here's the events schedule for Port Orchard's 125th anniversary celebration Saturday, Sept. 5.

Introducing Duke

  • Sep 3, 2015 at 2:01PM

Duke is available for adoption from the Kitsap Humane Society in Silverdale.

FOOTBALL | Wolves’ prolific offense not enough against Yelm

  • Sep 25, 2015 at 11:00PM updated Sep 26, 2015 at 6:29PM

Senior quarterback Jake Taylor completed 26 of 42 passes for a school-record 367 yards and four touchdowns in loss

FOOTBALL PREVIEW | Change is in vogue at South Kitsap

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 5:00AM

Wolves will look much different when they hit the field

FOOTBALL PREVIEW | South Kitsap senior eyes Hollywood ending

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 7:00AM

Safety patterns himself after ‘Friday Night Lights’ star and lessons he learned from his older brothers

FOOTBALL PREVIEW | Otterbeck checks into South Kitsap football

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 9:00AM

Ed Fisher disciple embraces Wolves’ new offensive strategy

Repair work to affect three South Kitsap roads

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 4:52PM

Three South Kitsap streets will be affected by roadwork projects Tuesday through Friday.

FOOTBALL CAPSULE | Central Kitsap at South Kitsap

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 4:53PM

Wolves aim to defeat rival Cougars two consecutive years for the first time since 2005-06

Takeover Night for SKFRA on Wednesday

  • Sep 28, 2015 at 9:20AM

Amy's on the Bay is hosting the Takeover Night with the South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Association Wednesday, Sept. 30. The event begins at 5 p.m.

Opening ceremonies at Port Orchard City Hall kicks off 125th celebration

  • Sep 5, 2015 at 12:13PM

Dignitaries kick off 125th anniversary celebration during opening ceremonies at City Hall Sept. 5.

Robbery suspect Stembridge arrested in San Diego

  • Sep 29, 2015 at 3:29PM

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.

Two arrested after vandalism spree outside Port Orchard Pavilion

  • Sep 7, 2015 at 9:00PM updated Sep 8, 2015 at 9:27AM

Two males were arrested Monday after a videotape of their Saturday morning vandalism spree outside the Port Orchard Pavilion was posted on social media.

AT A GLANCE | South Kitsap boys water polo

  • Oct 1, 2015 at 1:00AM

Wolves, who defeated Peninsula on Sept. 16 for their first win in program history, play the Seahawks again Oct. 8

BOYS WATER POLO | South Kitsap building foundation for success

  • Oct 1, 2015 at 1:00AM

Newcomer scored 18 goals in first two matches of the season

SKFD asking voter to approve bond measure to upgrade equipment

  • Oct 1, 2015 at 8:13AM

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.

Overnight Facebook threat by Whitman student prompts arrest

  • Oct 1, 2015 at 8:30AM

What was termed "a disturbing Facebook posting" overnight has prompted South Kitsap School District Superintendent Michelle Reid to distribute a letter to school parents.

Newspaper publisher's wife recalls The Port Orchard Independent in the 1960s

  • Sep 8, 2015 at 11:00AM

When Ray "Ace" Comstock took over as publisher of the Port Orchard Independent in 1965, subscriptions to the paper were $3 a year.

Bringing back the past — and the games they played

  • Sep 8, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 1:32PM

Mark Fessenden remembers playing marbles when he was a young boy, some 50 years ago. So imagine his surprise when, as a member of the Saints Car Club, he was told that the club was going to sponsor a marbles tournament during the celebration of Port Orchard's 125th anniversary.

Changes abound within South Kitsap School District

  • Sep 8, 2015 at 1:34PM

Students will see plenty of differences when school opens

Longtime Independent reporter shares South Kitsap memories

  • Oct 2, 2015 at 1:00AM

Chris Chancellor, who worked at the newspaper since 2007, transitioned this week to the Auburn Reporter

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