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Police investigate threat at John Sedgwick Junior High

  • Mar 24, 2016 at 12:30PM

Students cleared out of John Sedgwick when a potential bomb threat became known to the administration.

Port Orchard Safeway opens April 27; store to hire 75 new employees

  • Mar 24, 2016 at 9:00AM updated at 11:29AM

From the ashes of what once was the Haggen grocery business on Lund and Jackson, a newly reconstituted Safeway will soon rise in its place. The empty building is being rebranded under the Safeway banner, restocked and will open to shoppers April 27, said Tairsa Worman, Safeway public affairs manager in Bellevue.

Objections and support voiced for proposed vaping ordinance

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 11:00AM updated Mar 22, 2016 at 5:04PM

The Kitsap Public Health Board hosted its first of three “listening” meetings to hear public comment on the proposed vaping ordinance.

City Council public hearing on school bond tomorrow

  • Mar 21, 2016 at 5:57PM

The Port Orchard City Council has scheduled a public hearing on the South Kitsap School Bond measure Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Bremerton woman injured in four-vehicle SR16 crash

  • Mar 21, 2016 at 3:16PM

SOUTH KITSAP – Three Bremerton motorists were involved in a four-vehicle crash on State Route 16 south of Port Orchard March 21. One of the Bremerton drivers was injured and transported to Harrison Medical Center.

Take steps now to protect your pet | Pets & People

  • Mar 21, 2016 at 1:41PM

Last spring, I learned my chocolate Lab mix can jump very high. I let her out one morning and before I could finish yelling her name, “Ellie,” she had chased a family of deer out of our yard, over the fence and into the woods.

Cultural events put you in touch with Kitsap’s Norwegian roots | Kitsap Weekly

  • Mar 21, 2016 at 1:04PM

2016 marks landmark anniversaries for some of the organizations that they founded to help each other survive and thrive in their new home: The Sons of Norway Lodge in Poulsbo celebrates its 100th; Martha & Mary celebrates its 125th; the Poulsbo First Lutheran Church is 130 years old.

Hazard crews rush to yacht club scene to contain pollutants

  • Mar 20, 2016 at 6:00PM updated Mar 21, 2016 at 11:21AM

Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology and South Kitsap Fire & Rescue are mopping up any pollution resulting from an early morning fire at Port Orchard Yacht Club.

Star Staff Award honorees

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 9:00AM updated Mar 20, 2016 at 10:31AM

Two SKSD staff members were honored with a Star Staff Award.

Port Orchard man arrested for possession of heroin

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 3:45PM

After a lengthy investigation, Bremerton Police officers and deputies arrested a Port Orchard man for possession of heroin and of a handgun.

Washington State Ferries has public meeting March 22

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 10:08AM

Washington State Ferries has scheduled a public meeting March 22 at Harper Church in Port Orchard.

Kiwanis Club of Port Orchard honors students of the month

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 9:19AM

South Kitsap students recognized for their academic achievements.

SK dance team: Paving their way to nationals

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 9:18AM

“We need to be an example to look up to. We want to inspire throughout the season,” Michelle Dean said.

National news takes notice of a local boy

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 9:15AM

“...these kids see a simple act of kindness as part of daily life...”

South Kitsap Road Report: March 18-25

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 9:02AM

Courtesy of Kitsap County, here's the road construction/repair report for the upcoming week for South Kitsap:

Public may get to vote soon on passenger-only ferry service

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 10:45AM

Passenger-only ferry service connecting Southworth, Bremerton and Kingston with Seattle is being debated by Kitsap Transit board members. But the debate will end soon.

SK Fire and Rescue orders new fire engines and tenders

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 10:38AM

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue has wasted little time using the money allocated from the successful passage of a $4.9-million November bond issue to purchase new firefighting equipment.

South Kitsap Road Closures | Updated 4:30 p.m. March 14

  • Mar 14, 2016 at 8:00AM updated at 4:45PM

Kitsap County has supplied a list of roads closed as of 1 p.m. March 14 in South Kitsap:

South Kitsap School District: All schools two hours late Monday

  • Mar 14, 2016 at 5:53AM

South Kitsap School District is reporting Monday morning that classes begin two hours late.

Update 8:26 p.m. | Widespread power outages in South Kitsap

  • Mar 13, 2016 at 8:08PM

A wild windstorm traveling from the south caused widespread power outages in the South Kitsap region, as well as the entire county and major areas of Puget Sound.

No rest for the weary: Power crews on alert for another wind storm Sunday

  • Mar 12, 2016 at 9:41PM

Keep your flashlights and candles handy: A major windstorm accompanied by heavy rains is expected to hit the Pacific Northwest, including Kitsap County, Sunday afternoon and evening, which could once again send residents in darkness for the second time in a week.

Letter | Seniors can't afford the school bond

  • Mar 12, 2016 at 4:14PM

After reading the article in regards to running the SK school bond, I knew they would re-run the bond vote. What is bothersome is that this will cost the district more to run the vote in April rather than in August or November. August voters are away on vacation. And an April vote keeps with the momentum .... according to sources.

Remains, taken from burial site in 1841, being returned home

  • Mar 11, 2016 at 4:08PM

After 175 years, the ancestor is returning home. The National Museum of Natural History plans to repatriate to the Suquamish Tribe the remains of a person removed in 1841 from his or her burial site in what is now Port Orchard.

Silverdale Total Wine & More celebrates grand opening

  • Mar 11, 2016 at 12:14PM

SILVERDALE – Customers sampled wine and meandered through dozens of aisles full of a dazzling selection of liquor, wine and beer during Total Wine & More’s grand opening at The Trails at Silverdale March 10.

School committee working to educate voters about bond

  • Mar 10, 2016 at 8:00AM updated Mar 11, 2016 at 8:36AM

The South Kitsap School District’s board of directors is campaigning once again to pass a construction bond April 26 to build a second high school in Port Orchard.

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