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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Oct 30, 2015 at 10:22PM
South fell 38-13 to Timberline Oct. 10, but the players and fans never let down.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Nov 26, 2015 at 6:00AM
Happy Thanksgiving from the Port Orchard Independent and Sound Publishing.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.