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Man pleads to lesser charge in fatal accident

  • May 16, 2014 at 11:00AM

A Port Orchard man pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in a crash in Dec. 16 that killed two teens and had his sentencing postponed because of his high school graduation.

Kitsap Great Give raises $650,000 for local nonprofits

  • May 19, 2014 at 11:00AM

During the Kitsap Great Give, for 24 hours on May 6, nearly 4,000 gifts totaling $539,000 were made to 200 nonprofits working to help and improve Kitsap County. In addition, $106,000 donated by sponsors was awarded to these nonprofits, resulting in a total of nearly $650,000 raised for the Kitsap nonprofit community.

Teachers unions to blame for education woes

  • May 20, 2014 at 11:00AM

It is very interesting how education in the U.S. and particularly in Washington state have been permitted to grow so arrogant and defiant of this federal and state laws.

We need Republicans in office

  • May 20, 2014 at 9:00AM

We need a Republican on the county commission to stop these “control freak Democrats.” We Republicans have excellent candidates for both positions.

EDITORIAL | Young driver has paid the price for his mistake

  • May 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

We hope the court will consider community service; Robert Rundquist could accomplish more good by making presentations to young drivers about the dangers of racing and unsafe driving than serving a year in prison.

DON BRUNELL | The fallout from the ‘fiscal cliff’

  • May 17, 2014 at 7:00AM

Last month, an inspector general for the Treasury Department revealed that from 2010 to 2012 the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) handed out $1 million in bonuses to 1,150 workers who owed back taxes.

State updating industrial stormwater permit, public comments sought

  • May 18, 2014 at 7:00AM

The stormwater permit that covers approximately 1,200 industrial facilities across the state is getting updated.

Stalking charge filed against Port Orchard man

  • May 16, 2014 at 12:00PM

A Port Orchard man who violated a protection order will now face a felony charge.

SKSD set to bolster Advanced Placement offerings

  • May 16, 2014 at 7:00AM

South Kitsap School District must do a better job of preparing its students for an evolving workforce.

Kitsap County residents relatively healthy, but more live in poverty

  • May 17, 2014 at 7:00AM

The number of young people in Kitsap County who report that they have seriously considered attempting suicide is increasing. The number of adult drug-related deaths in the county is going up. And the number of resident living in poverty is risin

School board wants Congress to reauthorize education act

  • May 15, 2014 at 2:00PM

The South Kitsap School District board voted unanimously to support a resolution to urge Congress to show leadership and reauthorize the original Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 during its May 7 meeting.

Police investigating second bomb threat at SKHS

  • May 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

Investigation continues into a May 9 bomb threat — the second in a one-week period — at South Kitsap High School, according to Port Orchard Police Chief Geoffrey Marti.

BASEBALL | Pinkerton’s grand slam propels Wolves to league tourney title

  • May 9, 2014 at 10:00PM updated May 14, 2014 at 3:31PM

South Kitsap enters districts Tuesday as 4A Narrows’ No. 1 seed

Angel earns Guardian of Small Business award

  • May 13, 2014 at 2:43PM

District 26 State Sen. Jan Angel (R-Port Orchard) is one of 15 senators to receive the Guardian of Small Business award for a perfect, 100-percent, pro-small-business voting record for the 2013-14 biennium.

Port Orchard attorney files for county prosecutor’s post

  • May 13, 2014 at 1:36PM

Local attorney Tina Robinson today filed as a candidate for the office of Kitsap County prosecutor.

Candidates begin filing for fall election

  • May 12, 2014 at 4:44PM

Candidates who want to run for federal, state and local offices in the fall election have until May 16 to file.

Kitsap Great Give raises $650,000 for local nonprofits

  • May 9, 2014 at 4:03PM

The event, produced by the Kitsap Community Foundation along with Presenting Partner United Way of Kitsap County, exceeded its goal of raising $500,000 for local nonprofits.

Candidate filing begins May 12

  • May 9, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 4:39PM

Online filing begins at 9 a.m. on May 12 and is available until 4 p.m. on May 16. Candidates may also file in person at the Kitsap County Auditor – Elections Division Office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 12-16.

Five stores could be selling recreational pot in South Kitsap

  • May 9, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 4:39PM

In the near future, at least five stores could be selling recreational marijuana in South Kitsap — three or four of those stores could be in Port Orchard.

Expansion to South Kitsap skate park under review

  • May 9, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 4:39PM

The second phase of the South Kitsap Skate Park is under review by the Kitsap County Department of Development.

Michelle Caldier to run for Seaquist’s seat

  • Dec 12, 2013 at 4:00PM updated May 9, 2014 at 4:11PM

Dr. Michelle Downey Caldier, a Republican, announced Dec. 12 that she will run for state representative in the 26th District for the seat currently held by Democrat Larry Seaquist (D-Gig Harbor).

Bowling announces bid for 35th District state Senate seat

  • Feb 23, 2014 at 8:00AM updated May 9, 2014 at 4:10PM

Local business woman and educator Irene Bowling announced Feb. 18 she will run for the 35th District State Senate seat as a Democrat.

Sandstom seeking another term as coroner

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 8:00AM updated May 9, 2014 at 4:09PM

Kitsap County Coroner Greg Sandstrom announced Feb. 18 he will seek another term.

Simpson announces plan to run for Kitsap County sheriff

  • Feb 27, 2014 at 8:00AM updated May 9, 2014 at 4:09PM

Gary Simpson, a 29-year Sheriff's Office veteran, announced his plan Feb. 25 to run for the Kitsap County sheriff position.

SPORTS BRIEFS | South Kitsap aims for Narrows League’s top seed

  • May 9, 2014 at 1:28PM

McCarty, Knowles dominant in Wolves’ final two regular-season games

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