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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.

Kitsap Santa

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 7:00AM

Dennis Simpson has put on his red and white suit and produced smiles on thousands of children’s faces for the last 36 years.

Closings announced in observance of Christmas holiday

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

All federal, state, county, city government offices, and school districts will be closed in observance of Christmas.

Middle school students give veterans reason to smile

  • Dec 22, 2014 at 10:00AM

Students from Mountain View Middle School in Bremerton are paying it forward this holiday season by honoring the past at the Washington Veterans Home in Retsil.

Port Orchard Eagles present check to SK Helpline

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Port Orchard Eagles brought by their annual holiday donation South Kitsap Helpline recently, announced SK Helpline Executive Director Jennifer Hardison.

Kitsap Conservation District named Northwest Area Team of the Year

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 7:00AM

In October, the Kitsap Conservation District was selected from 47 districts to be recognized as the Northwest Area Team of the Year by the Washington State Conservation Commission.

Angel: Inslee’s education plan has no funding mechanism

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 12:38PM

District 26 Sen. Jan Angel said last week that Gov. Jay Inslee came in with this great plan for education, but similar I-1351 there is no funding mechanism tied to it.

Choose this holiday season: ‘Drink or drive’

  • Dec 23, 2014 at 1:00PM

As we prepare for the festivities with family and friends, the Kitsap County “Target Zero” Task Force wants to remind drivers of the danger to drive after drinking.

Two South Kitsap elementary schools fight negative stigma

  • Dec 24, 2014 at 8:00AM

Both Orchard Heights and Sidney Glen have been “School of Distinction” recipients multiple times in recent years.

Foundation scholarship applications open Jan. 1

  • Dec 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Kitsap Community Foundation is pleased to announce that applications for and information about the Foundation’s 2015 scholarships are available online as of Jan. 1.

ANOTHER OPINION | Stand for Children adds voice to chorus for education fix

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 7:00AM

In addressing education funding when it convenes in January, the Legislature must serve two masters.

DON BRUNELL | We need to count our blessings

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

It’s that time of year when we count our blessings. In America, they are abundant, especially this year.

GIRLS BASKETBALL | Wolves overcome ‘nerve-wracking’ experience

  • Dec 27, 2014 at 9:00PM updated Dec 31, 2014 at 9:11AM

Bray’s free throws help South Kitsap secure 49-45 win against Jackson

Annual Olalla Polar Bear Jump is Jan. 1

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 7:00AM

Hundreds of people — of all ages — will plunge Jan. 1 off the bridge into the chilly waters of Olalla Bay during the annual Polar Bear Jump.

Michael's death shocks community

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Dec 31, 2014 at 9:14AM

The Port Orchard community is shocked by the news of the death of local businsessman Gil Michael, who owned the Cedar Cove Inn with his wife, Kathy.

SPORTS BRIEF | Wattree’s big game not enough for South Kitsap

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 4:41PM

Junior wing scores 30 points during Wolves’ 74-56 loss Saturday at Timberline

YEAR IN REVIEW | 2014: A memorable year for South Kitsap

  • Dec 29, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Dec 31, 2014 at 9:12AM

Wolves’ baseball team made a run at a state title for a second consecutive season

Private boat rescues two men from choppy waters

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Jan 6, 2015 at 2:05PM

Two men, who attempted to paddle a canoe from Blake Island to Southworth in choppy waters and high wind, were rescued by a private boat on Dec. 29.

BBB warns of fake tickets, counterfeit merchandise in wake of Seattle’s playoff game

  • Dec 30, 2014 at 1:59PM

With Seahawks playoff tickets going on sale, Better Business Bureau warn fans of fraudsters selling fake tickets and counterfeit merchandise.

Office hours at county’s Port Orchard campus changing

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 7:00AM

Kitsap County commissioners approved revised hours effective Jan. 5, for county departments in Port Orchard.

Disposal fees at Olympic View Transfer Station increase Jan. 1

  • Dec 31, 2014 at 1:00PM

Beginning Jan. 1, new garbage disposal fees will be charged at Kitsap County’s Olympic View Transfer Station (OVTS).

2014 YEAR IN REVIEW | Coplin murder, Kalac arrest top story of 2014

  • Jan 1, 2015 at 6:00AM

All were major focal points in 2014, along with other major news events, that created headlines in Port Orchard and the South Kitsap community — and, in one case, worldwide.

DISTRICT COURT | Drug charges filed against local man

  • Jan 1, 2015 at 9:00AM

Drug charges were filed against a 57-year-old man earlier this week.

Thanks for supporting Port Orchard Cares

  • Jan 2, 2015 at 9:00AM

We thank the community who shared so generously to help others. It is touching and inspiring to see how quickly people respond to the needs of those less fortunate in these shaky economic times.

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