Dannie Oliveaux

State Rep. Larry Seaquist

Seaquist files libel lawsuit against Caldier

With the Nov. 4 general election edging closer, District 26 State Rep. Larry Seaquist and his wife, Carla, filed a libel lawsuit earlier this week against Republican candidate Michelle Caldier.

State Rep. Larry Seaquist

Before- and after-school program offered at South Kitsap elementary schools

The Boys and Girls Club and the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap County are offering before- and after-school programs for elementary students in the South Kitsap School District.

South Kitsap pursuit suspect arrested, faces multiple charges

Zenin Russell Gerhing, 22, was arrested Oct. 10 around 6:45 p.m. at a residence in the 7000 block of SE Promenade Lane in South Kitsap.

District 26 candidates throw ‘subtle jabs’ at forum

The candidates forum, sponsored by the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce, didn’t produce a lot of drama but only a few subtle jabs from some candidates running for the 26th Legislative District in the House and Senate seats.

Pat Bulter

Former teacher discovers image on book was once home

It has been 52 years since Pat Butler lived at 228 Seattle Street in Port Orchard and worked one year as an elementary teacher.

Pat Bulter
Michelle Castro brings a new concept to counseling.

Mobile therapy comes to South Kitsap

Last month, Michelle Castro opened Mobile Therapy by MC at 2497 Bethel Road SE.

Michelle Castro brings a new concept to counseling.

Bay Street Pedestrian Pathway ranks as state priority project

More than 100 recreation, wildlife habitat and working lands projects around the state — including Port Orchard’s Bay Street Pedestrian Path project — have been ranked as priority projects by the Recreation Conservation Office (RCO).

Zenin Russell Gerhing

Suspect identified in high-speed pursuit

Kitsap County Sheriff’s deputies identified the driver as 22-year-old Zenin Russell Gerhing.

Zenin Russell Gerhing

SK Helpline gets big donation

More than 50 volunteers from South Kitsap Helpline and both Albertson’s stores in Port Orchard gathered at the Albertson’s location on Sedgwick to sort pallets of surplus food items for the food bank.

Former head coach set to purchase Kitsap Bluejackets

Matt Acker, a former coach of the Kitsap Bluejackets baseball team, said Oct. 1 that he has signed a buyers’ agreement with the Kitsap-based ownership group to purchase the team.

Manager Allison Stuart says the old Port Orchard movie house will show classic movies during October.

Changes happening at Dragonfly Theatre

Patrons of the Dragonfly Theatre may notice some changes now and in the future.

Manager Allison Stuart says the old Port Orchard movie house will show classic movies during October.

Some sex offenders reported living within mile of schools

According to www.iCrimeWatch.net — through the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office webpage — there are 36 sex offenders that live within two-mile radius of some schools.

Ad hoc committee will review hiring process for city attorney

In an unexpected move, the Port Orchard City Council approved an ad hoc committee to review the hiring process for legal services.

Kitsap County Sheriff's Office deputies

Four injured in multi-vehicle crash on State Route 16

A driver was cited for speeding after a multi-vehicle collision Sept. 23 on State Route 16 near the State Highway 166 exchange — two miles west of Port Orchard.

Kitsap County Sheriff's Office deputies

State’s test scores ‘holding steady’

More than 90 percent of 12th graders in the Class of 2014 passed all of their assessment graduation requirements and younger grades had ups and downs.

Zoe McLellan

SKHS alumni to star in ‘NCIS: New Orleans’

A South Kitsap High School graduate will star in a new television series this fall on CBS.

Zoe McLellan

Mayor looking at area attorney, law firm to provide legal services

Mayor Tim Matthes announced to the council during the Sept. 16 work study session that he has contacted a law firm and attorney to provide legal services for the city.

SKFR emergency crews helps fire victims on Blake Island mishap

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue crews — with assistance from the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office — traveled to Blake Island after two people were reported burned during a boat fire Sept. 14 at Tillicum Village.

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue personnel extinguish a fire on the second floor of a home in the 1200 block of Beach Drive.

South Kitsap man faces arson charges

Gregory James Kristudek, 54, Port Orchard, has been charged with two counts of first-degree arson.

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue personnel extinguish a fire on the second floor of a home in the 1200 block of Beach Drive.

Council approves contract for final design of Well 10

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