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Grand re-opening ceremony of Harper Pier set for Jan. 16

  • Jan 10, 2015 at 8:00AM

A grand re-opening of Harper Pier is set for 10 a.m. Jan. 16, Port of Bremerton officials announced earlier this week.

Marshall named President, CMO of Franciscan Medical Group

  • Jan 10, 2015 at 8:00AM

Michael Marshall, M.D., has been named the new president and chief medical officer for Franciscan Medical Group, CHI Franciscan Health’s regional network of clinics, physicians and other providers.

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.

DON BRUNELL | Making college affordable is vital to U.S.

  • Jan 11, 2015 at 7:00AM

Student loans are the norm rather than the exception. As a result, student loan debt has shot past $1.2 trillion and more than 20 percent of American households have student debts averaging $33,000.

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.

Inslee proclaims January as ‘School Board Recognition Month’

  • Jan 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed the month of January as “School Board Recognition Month.”

Ceremony honoring Boyer is Dec. 22

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 1:00PM

Kitsap County Sheriff Steve Boyer will be honored for his more than 16 years of service during a Dec. 22 ceremony.

Chamber’s after-hours event at Independent

  • Jan 12, 2015 at 8:00AM

The Port Orchard Independent, 2465 Bethel Ave., Suite 102, will host the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce after-hours event on Jan. 15, from 5:30-7 p.m.

MLK commemorative event set at Keyport

  • Jan 12, 2015 at 8:00AM

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Keyport’s Black Employment Program is hosting its annual event at 11 a.m. Jan. 14 to commemorate the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his significant contributions to civil rights in the 1950s and 1960s.

Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce luncheon slated for Jan. 15

  • Jan 12, 2015 at 9:00AM

Chamber Executive Director Matt Murphy will present his “State of the Chamber” address. The Chamber will also honor the “Sailor of the Year” at Naval Base Kitsap. Dickey’s BBQ will provide lunch.

Tips to maximize Goodwill donation

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

The simple act of cleaning out your closets and donating can help Goodwill in assisting people with free job training and education programs.

IN OUR OPINION | Time to give to others

  • Dec 20, 2014 at 11:00AM

It was a busy shopping Saturday in December. The lines were long and I was impatient. I thought to myself “What’s this clown in front of me doing with three shopping carts full of giant stuffed bears? I mean, really. Can’t he do that kind of shopping late some evening when it’s not so busy?”

Central Kitsap community mourning loss of three teens

  • Jan 12, 2015 at 2:26PM

Hundreds gathered at a candlelight vigil on Jan. 11. Another vigil is scheduled Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m., at Olympic High School.

Charges filed in Kitsap County District Court

  • Dec 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

Charges were filed in Kitsap County District Court from Dec. 8-16.

State’s labor force increases by more than 13,500 since October

  • Dec 21, 2014 at 6:00AM

Despite an estimated 6,800 new jobs created from October 2014 to November 2014, Washington’s unemployment rate rose for a third month in a row to 6.2 percent, according to preliminary and seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the state Employment Security Department.

Resident performs in Christmas festival in Minnesota

  • Dec 21, 2014 at 8:00AM

Madeleine Folkerts, of Port Orchard, is a member of the St. Olaf Orchestra which performed in the annual St. Olaf College Christmas Festival in Northfield, Minn.

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