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Vote for Wolfe as commissioner

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 7:00AM

In November, Kitsap County voters will be asked to select a Kitsap County commissioner, It is a very important decision and an important election.

County code revision pushing property rights

  • Sep 28, 2014 at 9:00AM

Have you heard what Kitsap County officials are up to? Have you heard of Title V county code-compliance- enforcement?

Reader comments on SKSD enrollment story

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 12:00PM

In reference to the Port Orchard Independent’s “SKSD enrollment spikes” on Sept. 19, I find it interesting that some of the reason given for the increase of 264.7 students by Superintendent Reid is due to academic initiatives and to staff.

DON BRUNELL | Freshwater shortage looming as next crisis

  • Sep 28, 2014 at 7:00AM

Even though water covers 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, less than two percent is freshwater. Therein lies the problem.

COMMENTARY | United Way: Partners and Issues

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 7:00AM

What a great summer we had and an eventful year here at United Way.

Changes coming to county’s drop-off recycling program

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 7:00AM

Effective Oct. 1, glass will be collected separate from mixed recyclables at Kitsap County-operated recycling and garbage facilities (RAGFs) in Olalla, Hansville, Silverdale and the Poulsbo Recycle Center.

Ad hoc committee will review hiring process for city attorney

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 6:00AM

In an unexpected move, the Port Orchard City Council approved an ad hoc committee to review the hiring process for legal services.

Four injured in multi-vehicle crash on State Route 16

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Sep 25, 2014 at 9:03AM

A driver was cited for speeding after a multi-vehicle collision Sept. 23 on State Route 16 near the State Highway 166 exchange — two miles west of Port Orchard.

Q&A: Candidates for Kitsap County District Court judge | 2014 Election

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 2:41PM

Kitsap County District Court judges are elected at-large and serve four-year terms. They are paid $144,544 a year. The District Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanors and gross misdemeanor crimes which carry a maximum penalty of 364 days in jail and/or a $5,000 fine. The court also has jurisdiction over unlawful harassment petitions, protection orders, and traffic infractions. District Court services include probation, small claims not exceeding $5,000, and civil actions not exceeding $75,000.

Q&A: Candidates for Kitsap County auditor | 2014 Election

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 2:16PM

This is part of a series of Q&As with candidates for local office in the Nov. 4 general election. This Q&A: Kelly Emerson and Dolores Gilmore, candidates for Kitsap County auditor. The Kitsap County auditor serves a four-year term and receives $112,211 a year and benefits provided to other county employees.

Seaquist, Smith give governor an earful about ferries

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 9:17AM

Two state lawmakers who have been sharply critical of Washington State Ferries asked the governor to remove some of the agency’s top leaders as a newly hired director takes the helm.

Long Lake Toxic Blue-Green Algae advisory canceled

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 4:35PM

The Kitsap Public Health District canceled the Toxic Blue-Green Algae advisory in effect for Long Lake in South Kitsap on Sept. 22.

SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge inspections require multiple drawspan openings over next two weeks

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 8:25AM

A series of annual inspections are scheduled to occur between Monday, Sept. 22, and Friday, Oct. 3, that will require multiple openings of the State Route 104 Hood Canal Bridge drawspan, which closes the bridge to vehicular traffic.

BOYS TENNIS PREVIEW | Scott ready for challenges on the court

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 12:16PM

Senior believes he experience has helped him build confidence to succeed

AT A GLANCE | South Kitsap boys tennis

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 12:15PM

Wolves enter Class 4A Narrows League play with some pivotal early season matches

FOOTBALL CAPSULE | Olympia at South Kitsap

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 12:13PM

Since the programs began meeting on a yearly basis in 2007, Olympia has won six of the seven meetings

SPORTS BRIEFS | Hammel scheduled to miss start

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 12:11PM

South Kitsap graduate’s wife is expecting the couple’s second child

SKHS alumni to star in ‘NCIS: New Orleans’

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 11:02AM

A South Kitsap High School graduate will star in a new television series this fall on CBS.

South Kitsap man faces arson charges

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Sep 19, 2014 at 11:01AM

Gregory James Kristudek, 54, Port Orchard, has been charged with two counts of first-degree arson.

County commissioners host ferry forums

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 9:00AM

The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners will host a series of five forums in partnership with the cities of Bremerton and Bainbridge Island and Ferry Advisory Committee members.

Veterans job fair set for Sept. 20

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 9:23AM

The Department of the Navy's Office of Civilian Human Resources, in partnership with WorkSource and others, is hosting a Veteran's Job Fair on Sept. 20.

PSE customers can score big with public transportation on game day

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

On Sept. 21, football fans taking buses, trains and ferries to the Seattle game against Denver at CenturyLink Field will spot PSE teams handing out “Golden Upgrade” tickets.

Pitching in around Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 9:00AM

As the Baby Boomer generation increasingly moves into retirement, its members bring with them a concentration of diverse and transferable professional skills they can leverage toward causes they care about.

Keeping up with the Joneses ... and their wines | Kitsap Week

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 1:00PM

Great Nowrthwest Wine: In the arid Columbia Basin, a winery is crafting beautiful and affordable wines from some of the warmest and coolest regions in Washington’s wine country.

Stars Over Kitsap | Kitsap Week

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 1:00PM

Personal development moves off stage and social skills step into the spotlight in Libra where development of the group becomes the focus during this new moon starting on Sept. 23.

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