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‘Wine with Wags’ honors legacy of former SKSD administrator

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 9:33AM

It was a tradition that many of his closest friends relished: an annual wine and hors d’ oeuvres tasting event at Kurt Wagner’s house.

DON BRUNELL | Cost of new meds could bankrupt health care

  • Oct 4, 2014 at 11:00AM

The good news is we are developing new life-saving medications every day. The bad news is they are very expensive and paying for them could bankrupt our health care system.

Facebook posting creates tension in District 26 race

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 11:07AM

Republican candidate Michelle Caldier, who is running for the District 26 state representative Pos. 2 seat, last week posted on her Facebook page that District 26 State Rep. Larry Seaquist was taking pictures of her as she got into her car last month.

Council approves contract for final design of Well 10

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 12:00PM

Councilmembers unanimously approved an agreement with BCH Consultants for the Well 10 final design and construction project for $1.295 million.

Fire destroys empty home in South Kitsap

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 1:00PM

A Sept. 5 fire destroyed an abandoned house near the intersection of Woods Road and Mile Hill Drive.

DISTRICT COURT | Nevada man faces forgery charge

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 3:00PM

A Nevada man was charged in connection with trying to pass fraudulent checks at a South Kitsap bank.

Monthly music series starting in Olalla

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 3:30PM

The tiny South Kitsap town is becoming something of a Mecca for touring musicians.

Former California teammates reunite in Kitsap County

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 9:31AM

Jacob Lewis and Kaleb Bates became friends six years ago in California. They played for the Lemoore Jaguars, a youth football team, and went to two division championships.

New name, new owners

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 3:32PM

For the third time in two years, the bakery at 707 Bay Street is under a new name and ownership.

Mayor terminates city attorney; councilmembers respond

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Sep 12, 2014 at 11:11AM

City Attorney Greg Jacoby resigned after Mayor Tim Matthes asked him to do so, according to a Port Orchard council member.


  • Sep 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Editorial cartoon the Independent for Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Business Showcase, Best of South Kitsap is Sept. 18

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Business Showcase and Best of South Kitsap is Sept. 18, from 5-7 p.m. at the Port Ochard Pavilion, 710 Bay St., Port Orchard.

Franciscan Health System renamed CHI Franciscan Health

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 7:00AM

Franciscan Health System has a new name and logo — it’s now called CHI Franciscan Health, a change that is part of a system-wide branding strategy by parent organization Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems.

IN OUR OPINION | Fully fund schools as required by McCleary

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

According to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, only two of 17 of South Kitsap School District schools and programs met Adequate Yearly Progress goals in reading and math proficiency.

Dyes Inlet closed to all shellfish harvesting

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 8:44AM

The Kitsap Public Health District and Washington State Department of Health have closed Dyes Inlet, including Oyster and Ostrich Bays, to all shellfish harvesting due to high levels of marine biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP).

Wig Wam wins The Darryl Award

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

Clancy Donlin, right, chair for this year’s Taste of Port Orchard, presents the “The Darryl Award” to Wig Wam owner, Mike Sweet, and Marti Webstet, manager.

Reader supports Republican candidates in November

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 9:00AM

This November, we will get to vote for the kind of government we want. It is appropriate to consider the government we have now and the qualifications of those seeking office.

South Kitsap School District Town Hall event set Sept. 16

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 9:22AM

The South Kitsap School District school board will host a Town Hall meeting on Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. at the South Kitsap High School Theatre.

AT A GLANCE | South Kitsap volleyball

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 11:51AM

Class 4A Narrows League play already has started for Wolves

Kitsap County sets dates for budget hearings

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 11:00AM

Kitsap County budget review hearings for 2015 funding proposals from all county departments and agencies get underway Sept. 15.

SPORTS BRIEFS | South Kitsap graduate earns recognition

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 11:49AM

Davis has been named to the first-team defense on the 2014 Preseason All-America Team

VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW | Wolves have youthful foundation

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 11:55AM

South Kitsap has an inexperienced squad, but coach likes his team’s athleticism

FOOTBALL | Wolves ‘destroyed’ by Peninsula

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 12:00AM updated Sep 15, 2014 at 3:49PM

Canton said his team was not ready after suffering program’s worst loss in five years

Do you recall the name Arne Duncan?

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 7:00AM

Isn’t it funny how schools in this county can charge tuition for all-day kindergarten with the South Kitsap School District being the leader with their $3,500 dollars per student.

Colello’s hosting fall festival event

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 9:00AM

Colello’s Farm Stand Produce, 5749 Bethel Rd. SE, will host it’s annual “Hootenanny and Fall Festival” at 11 a.m. on Oct. 11.

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