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New online tool crosswalks veterans to civilian jobs

  • Dec 13, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Veterans Military Crosswalk on goes beyond other websites that simply translate military skills into possible civilian occupations.

DON BRUNELL | Missouri cake baker is one of the ‘lucky ones’

  • Dec 13, 2014 at 9:00AM

Rioters in Ferguson, Missouri shattered the windows of Natalie’s Cakes and More and vandalized the baking equipment. However, when owner Natalie Dubose put her story on the internet, Americans immediately responded, donating more than $260,000 to help her rebuild her business.

Chamber announces pet parade winners

  • Dec 14, 2014 at 6:00AM

The first- and second-place winners for the eighth annual Pooch and Purr of Parade, sponsored by the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce.

DISTRICT COURT | Man faces domestic violence charges

  • Dec 14, 2014 at 7:00AM

A Port Orchard man faces domestic violence charges that stem from a Nov. 20 incident involving a woman.

Concerts Dec. 15 and Dec. 16 at SKHS

  • Dec 14, 2014 at 7:00AM

Several events happening in South Kitsap School District.

Decorated boat contest winners announced

  • Dec 14, 2014 at 7:00AM

The winners in the 40th annual Christmas Lane Decorated Boat Contest were announced.

Speakers discuss breaking the school-to-prison pipeline

  • Dec 14, 2014 at 7:00AM

Durell Green said he is all-too-familiar with the “school-to-prison pipeline.”

Burley-Glenwood, Sidney Glen elementary schools honored

  • Dec 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

This is the fourth consecutive year Sidney Glen has received that recognition. The program recognizes schools that made the greatest improvement in reading and math scores on standardized tests during a five-year period. Burley-Glenwood and Sidney Glen were among 101 schools from across the state that earned the award.

Mayor urges council to use city email accounts

  • Dec 15, 2014 at 6:00AM

Mayor Tim Matthes asked the council to use their city email accounts, rather than their business or personal email accounts during the Dec. 9 Port Orchard City Council meeting.

Salmon recovery projects awarded $18 million in grants

  • Dec 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

Kitsap County will receive $144,655 in grant money for three projects.

Donation needed for Pajamas for Children

  • Dec 16, 2014 at 6:00AM

The City of Port Orchard, in partnership with Kitsap Community Resources, is seeking new children pajamas — any size — to be donated this holiday season to families in need.

WRESTLING | Wolves pin down Timberline

  • Dec 16, 2014 at 10:00PM updated Dec 18, 2014 at 11:14AM

South Kitsap wins 11 matches by fall in 76-6 victory

Harborview hosting ‘Holiday Quilt Show’

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 7:00AM

Harborview Massage and Wellness Center, 450 Port Orchard Blvd., is sponsoring a Holiday Quilt Show.

GIRLS BASKETBALL | Strong start propels Wolves to win

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 10:00PM updated Dec 18, 2014 at 11:14AM

South Kitsap built a 22-point halftime lead at Yelm

Sheriff’s office honors staff with annual awards

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 11:00AM

Deputies honored for efforts on New Year’s Eve shooting in South Kitsap

Mental health rule takes effect Dec. 18

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 12:07PM

New enhanced standards and tools for measuring parity between mental health and medical and surgical benefits takes effect Dec. 18.

City Council holiday tour is slated Dec. 23

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Port Orchard City Council is coming to your neighborhood, business or home to check out your “holiday spirit.”

Mayor’s email action draws ire from council

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

Several Port Orchard City Council members expressed their concerns over a recent decision by Mayor Tim Matthes regarding their email accounts during the Dec. 16 work study session.

Residents displaced by kitchen blaze

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Kitsap County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fire that displaced a South Kitsap couple on Dec. 16.

Lease transfered for new Bremerton racetrack

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Port of Bremerton commissioners agreed last week to transfer the lease on port property for a proposed new racetrack from the nonprofit Bremerton MotorSports park to the for-profit Circuit of the Northwest LLC.

Kindergarteners debate about Santa’s favorite cookies

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Mullenix Ridge Elementary School has prided itself for being the “best in the west” and Leann Georgeson’s kindergarten class room proved how creative the students can be.

Angel says Inslee’s transportation plan is ‘can of worms’

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

District 26 Sen. Jan Angel said Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposed transportation plan announced earlier this week is a “can of worms.”

Plenty of activities, events scheduled for Christmas holiday

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Independent complied a list of happenings and events during the days before and at Christmas.

DON BRUNELL | Remembering our fallen with Christmas wreaths

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 8:00AM

Normally, the fallen are remembered on Memorial Day in late May, but thanks to a Maine family and thousands of donors and volunteers, nearly half a million wreaths are laid on the tombstones of our fallen soldiers, sailors and airmen during the Christmas holidays.

Saints Car Club makes donations to South Kitsap Helpline

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 11:00AM

Ron Weeks, left, president of the Saints Car Club, and Jerry Newland, right, Saints Car Club board member, present checks to South Kitsap Helpline Executive Director Jennifer Hardison and Tammy Valentine, volunteer. Saints Car Club member Don Carstenson donated more than 100 Christmas trees to SK Helpline.

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