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Opinion | Fulfill your civic duty: vote yes for school bond

  • Apr 7, 2016 at 11:05AM

In January, we strongly advocated for approval of the South Kitsap School District’s $127 million bond. Sadly, the measure to fund construction of a second high school in the district, as well as technology improvements at South Kitsap High, was short 37 votes of passage.

Independent | News briefs from around South Kitsap County.

  • Apr 10, 2016 at 6:00AM

Independent: News briefs from around South Kitsap County.

Wild melee disrupts Long Lake family picnic

  • Apr 9, 2016 at 7:00AM

A family gathering April 1 at Long Lake County Park wasn’t much of a picnic, as it turned out, nor an April Fool’s Day prank.

Police Report | Unwanted exposure and a spice-filled week

  • Apr 9, 2016 at 9:00AM

Here’s a sampling of incident reports filed by Port Orchard police officers last week:

SKSD hoping voters send bond measure to supermajority win

  • Apr 8, 2016 at 8:00AM

As South Kitsap School District’s board of directors promised in February, voters once again will mark mail-in ballots to decide the outcome of a $126.99 million construction bond measure.

Kitsap Transit commissioners vote to proceed with passenger-only plan

  • Apr 7, 2016 at 10:33AM

Despite some opposition voiced at its April 5 meeting, the Kitsap Transit board of commissioners voted to move forward with a proposal to fund Seattle-to-Kitsap County passenger-only ferry routes.

Passenger-only fast ferry plan goes to voters Nov. 8

  • Apr 6, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Apr 7, 2016 at 10:31AM

BREMERTON — Voters will be asked Nov. 8 to decide whether or not a passenger-only fast ferry system should be built.

School bond election ballots are in the mail

  • Apr 7, 2016 at 10:30AM

South Kitsap registered voters should start receiving mail-in ballots this week from the Kitsap County Auditor’s Office.

Opinion | Editorial Cartoon

  • Apr 7, 2016 at 10:24AM

Opinion | Editorial Cartoon: From the pen of cartoonist Bill Day.

Visit a farmers market and taste all that’s great about Kitsap | Kitsap Weekly

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 3:55PM

Long after those fresh leeks and potatoes are consumed, the memory of the farmers market experience will live on.

Kitsap youth rally for human rights

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 3:36PM

20 years after Laramie, LGBTQ teens still find acceptance elusive

‘Two Old Geezers’ show at Sidney Art Gallery this month

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 7:00PM

Sidney Art Gallery is highlighting a show featuring the oil-based paintings by South Kitsap retirees Bob Ulsh and Roy Carr, appropriately named “Two Old Geezers.” The show runs through this month.

Author Gregg Olsen peers into the world of troubled souls — with a Port Orchard dateline

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 12:59PM

Rylee is a Port Orchard teenager from a family burdened by shady lies, deceit and a hazy past. While the girl has a tenuous grasp of reality, she still wonders: “What is real?”

Carter’s Chocolates reaches out for help via Kiva Zip

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 8:00AM updated Apr 1, 2016 at 1:39PM

Matt Carter is hoping that tapping into the resources of Kiva Zip, a nonprofit micro-loan Internet site, will help stabilize his chocolate confectionary business in Port Orchard.

The Road Report | South Kitsap through April

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 11:14AM

The following Kitsap County roads will be affected by repairs and construction through April:

My View | Passenger-only ferry debate rife with myths, misconceptions

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 12:00PM updated Apr 1, 2016 at 8:16AM

Only four in 10 Kitsap County residents have heard of Kitsap Transit’s proposed passenger-only ferry service connecting Bremerton, Kingston and Southworth to downtown Seattle. If voters approve a sales-tax measure this year, all three routes would be in service by 2020. As envisioned, the service would cut at least by half the time it now takes to reach downtown Seattle using existing transit options.

Youth players get in free to Kitsap Pumas home games

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 10:50AM

The Kitsap Pumas are supporting local youth soccer by offering free admission for home games.

Bay Street Gallery has grand opening today

  • Mar 31, 2016 at 8:26AM

Bay Street Gallery, a new business at 724 Bay St. in Port Orchard, is opening its doors today.

Port Orchard resident reportedly injured by gun

  • Mar 30, 2016 at 2:58PM

A resident of the 2300 block of SW Wildwood Road in Port Orchard reportedly sustained a gun injury March 30.

Steam, not fire, bring firefighters to Port Orchard apartment building

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 11:29AM

Firefighters from South Kitsap Fire and Rescue responded to a call March 29 about smoke in a unit of an apartment building in the 4900 block of Hidden Terrace Lane SE in Port Orchard.

SKSD community bond event March 30

  • Mar 25, 2016 at 5:00AM updated Mar 29, 2016 at 12:29PM

South Kitsap School District will host a bond information event at South Kitsap High School March 30.

South Kitsap sports weekend update

  • Mar 28, 2016 at 4:29PM

Dance, track and field, girls lacrosse and softball all competed for the Wolves over the weekend.

Revised South Kitsap School District departmental leadership list

  • Mar 28, 2016 at 11:38AM

A list of South Kitsap School District departmental leadership has been revised from the Spectrum 2016 publication listing appearing last week.

Putting down the beast of human trafficking

  • Mar 29, 2016 at 7:00AM

What industry is thought to be the fastest-growing criminal enterprise in the world — second to the drug trade — at $32 billion a year? The answer: human trafficking, and it’s happening here in Kitsap County.

Easter egg hunt Saturday at South Kitsap Regional Park

  • Mar 25, 2016 at 7:00AM updated Mar 26, 2016 at 11:09AM

Colorful eggs, hard-boiled or chocolate, will be scattered over yards, church property and park land this week in observation of Easter this Sunday.

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