Dannie Oliveaux

EDITORIAL | Who do we let decide tax initiative measure?

It was good to see Port Orchard City Council members voting their conscience on approving a resolution to support the mental health tax initiative that would increase sales tax one-tenth of one percent in the county

High school student reports attempted abduction near Manchester

Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office detectives are continuing their investigation of an attempted abduction of a high school student Jan. 28 in the Manchester area

Port Orchard Council weighs in on tax increase for mental health funding proposal

Councilmembers support the Kitsap County Mental Health Funding Proposal, but think voters should decide the outcome instead of county commissioners

The driver of a 2010 Honda CRV

Police pursuit, crash leads to arrests

Bobby Lee Royster, Jr., 44, and Lydia Adele Heagy, 34, were arrested Jan. 18 after being involved in a police chase

The driver of a 2010 Honda CRV

Angel’s naming rights bill goes before committee

House Bill 105l, co-sponsored by State Rep. Jan Angel (R-Port Orchard)

Normal flu activity reported in South Kitsap

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 47 states are in “widespread” status

Lois Sietman (right) and daughter Teresa Ehrhardt have been busy at Nostalgia House Bakery and Deli since taking over from Dippity Donuts on Nov. 1.

Nostalgia House takes over from Dippity Donuts

While the former company baked donuts on site, Nostalgia House donuts are made at the Red Apple Bakery at Kitsap Lake

Lois Sietman (right) and daughter Teresa Ehrhardt have been busy at Nostalgia House Bakery and Deli since taking over from Dippity Donuts on Nov. 1.
Members of the Sidney Museum and Art Association receive a $1

Kitsap Bank donates money for museum’s roof

Kitsap Bank presented a $1,300 donation on Jan. 7 to the SMAA as part of the bank’s annual Community Partner Program contributions.

Members of the Sidney Museum and Art Association receive a $1

EDITOR | Bad guys will alway find ways to get guns

Students returned to the classroom this week, but memories of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newton, Conn., still linger in our minds

Trooper Tony Radulescu was shot and killed during a traffic stop.

Port Orchard’s top 10 stories of 2012

Death of veteran state trooper top story of the year

Trooper Tony Radulescu was shot and killed during a traffic stop.

A new beginning in Port Orchard | Opinion

Oliveaux comes to the Independent after serving a variety of roles at community newspapers

Port Orchard Fred Meyer store to get facelift

Look for some new changes at the Fred Meyer store in Port Orchard later this year.