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Meth remediation to start at Viewmont East housing units

  • Oct 30, 2015 at 12:05PM

Cleanup work is expected to begin soon on a housing unit at the Viewmont East Apartments in Port Orchard, where Housing Kitsap and law enforcement found high levels of methamphetamine contamination.

Trends change, but Halloween costumes define the night

  • Oct 30, 2015 at 12:07PM

In recent years, more people have been opting out of purchasing pre-packaged costumes to shop thrift stores and make outfits of their own.

Election season turns ugly: Mayor, Home Builders Association official get in scuffle

  • Oct 30, 2015 at 7:00PM updated Nov 3, 2015 at 8:50AM

The "silly season" has become downright ugly just days before the Tuesday general election. A skirmish during an Oct. 30 meeting between Port Orchard Mayor Tim Matthes and Teresa Osinski, executive vice president of the Kitsap County Home Builders Association, led to a visit by Bremerton Police at a downtown Bremerton restaurant.

FOOTBALL | Wolves fight until the end on Senior Night

  • Oct 30, 2015 at 10:22PM

South fell 38-13 to Timberline Oct. 10, but the players and fans never let down.

Foot Ferries out of service Dec. 1

  • Nov 23, 2015 at 5:09PM

Kitsap Transit will be removing both the Carlisle II and the Admiral Pete from Foot Ferry service, one at a time, starting Dec. 1.

Inslee declares state of emergency for all Washington counties

  • Nov 23, 2015 at 5:18PM

Governor Jay Inslee today declared a state of emergency for all Washington counties that experienced wind, extreme rainfall and flood damage from the severe storm conditions that started on Nov. 14.

Garrido to host Harper community meeting Nov. 30

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 11:51AM

Kitsap County Commissioner Charlotte Garrido will host a meeting for Harper community residents to discuss their vision for the community during the next 20 years.

Introducing Mia

  • Nov 23, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Nov 24, 2015 at 11:57AM

Mia, a paint/Arab Mix horse, needs a hospice home, and the Kitsap Humane Society is looking for one.

Kitsap County notification: Phillips Road SE is closed

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 2:05PM

Phillips Road SE is closed between SE Emelia Lane and SE Baker Road due to a tree falling with power lines entangled. Puget Sound Energy is responding.

Kitsap County: Lake Flora SE closed due to downed trees

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 2:10PM

Lake Flora (between Glenwood and Schweitzer), SE Garfield at the intersection with Woods, and NW Holly at the intersection with NW Wildcat are closed due to downed trees with power lines entangled.

Ken Bicha column: There's a life full of Thanksgiving memories

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 4:13PM

As the last Thursday in November draws near, we anticipate spending time with family and friends, eating a feast of turkey and all the trimmings, drinking an eggnog and watching some football. We also turn our thoughts to what we are thankful for in our lives.

UPDATE | Dragonfly Cinema looking for new owner

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 5:02PM

A historical business in Port Orchard is looking for new management with its current owner presenting a unique way to get involved.

Unregistered roofer sentenced for failing to provide workers’ comp coverage

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 9:14AM

An unregistered roofing contractor in Mason County has pleaded guilty to a felony charge for failing to provide his employees with workers’ compensation insurance.

South Kitsap hit by another wild windstorm | Photos

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 11:02AM

Downed trees and tree limbs blocked access to Olympiad Drive Road after a ferocious windstorm hit South Kitsap Nov. 24.

Update | Wind bursts in South Kitsap cause trees to fall; 3,000 without power in Port Orchard

  • Nov 24, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Nov 25, 2015 at 11:04AM

Puget Sound Energy is reporting that 88 customers in Port Orchard are without power, as of 3:20 p.m.

Update 8:48 a.m. | 1,148 customers still without power in Port Orchard, Olalla

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 11:06AM

Puget Sound Energy reported this morning that 1,148 of its Port Orchard and Olalla customers were still without power.

City attorney Morris resigning her position

  • Nov 18, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Nov 25, 2015 at 12:06PM

Carol Morris, City of Port Orchard attorney, is resigning effective Jan. 1.

Local artist supporting Kitsap community with video

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 12:46PM

Local artist Clive Stewart's video release party for "Burnin' Buildings" will be held 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at Everybody's American Cookhouse.

Cars involved in head-on crash on Bethel Burley overpass

  • Nov 2, 2015 at 1:47PM

Alcohol, rainy and slick road conditions, as well as the switch to daylight standard time apparently were factors in a two-vehicle, head-on car collision Sunday, Nov. 1, on Bethel Burley Road in South Kitsap County.

Have lots of storm debris? Here's where you can take it for disposal

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 1:00PM

With the recent storm events around Kitsap County, residents may find themselves with significant quantities of storm debris, consisting of tree limbs, leaves, and other windblown material.

Rep. Kilmer to host telephone 'town hall' Dec. 2

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 2:00PM

To connect with constituents at home while he's in Washington, D.C., Rep. Derek Kilmer will host his 10th telephone town hall with callers at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 (Pacific time). Participants will have the opportunity to ask Kilmer a question or leave a message with their comments.

Happy Thanksgiving from the Port Orchard Independent and Sound Publishing

  • Nov 26, 2015 at 6:00AM

Happy Thanksgiving from the Port Orchard Independent and Sound Publishing.

Postal carriers collecting food Saturday

  • Nov 3, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Nov 6, 2015 at 3:50PM

U.S. Postal Service carriers will pick up non-perishable food items Saturday, Nov. 7, at your mail box.

South Kitsap general election results expected shortly after 8 p.m.

  • Nov 3, 2015 at 7:53PM

The Independent will provide South Kitsap general election results and candidate comments shortly after the 8 p.m. deadline for postmarked election ballots.

Putaansuu racks up big win in Port Orchard mayoral contest; City Council incumbents win

  • Nov 3, 2015 at 8:00PM updated Nov 4, 2015 at 10:29AM

Port Orchard City Council member Rob Putaansuu, who campaigned on a pro-growth, business-friendly platform, has won a decisive victory over incumbent Mayor Tim Matthes in the city's sometimes bitter Nov. 3 general election.

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