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Rare tornado generates significant damage in Port Orchard | VIDEO

No injuries reported, but twister frightens residents, damages homes and businesses | VIDEO

Several Port Orchard roads are closed due to tornado damage

Power being restored to affected areas

No SKSD bus service for parts of Harris, Salmonberry

District will observe regular late Wednesday start of classes

Thousands lose power in Kitsap County from windstorm

Approximately 100,000 Puget Sound Energy customers without power regionwide

Carlisle II foot ferry is out indefinitely

Vessel will be replaced by Admiral Pete on route in the interim

Kitsap County Road Report

County roadwork to run through Dec. 21

Knittin’ Tree clothing campaign underway

Kitsap Bank, Soroptimists sponsor knitwear clothing drive this holiday season.

Port Orchard Police Report

Family thief, her mother’s daughter and a case of loose-fitting pants

Carlisle II out of service through Dec. 12

Admiral Pete to cover her absence

Diminutive second-grader makes a big difference

Gloria leads fundraising effort at Olalla Elementary to buy art supplies for sick kids

Port Orchard Police Report

A child left alone and presents hidden for the holidays

It’s official: Randall wins 26th District state Senate seat by 102 votes

Kitsap, Pierce counties’ manual recount altered vote count by just two votes.

SKSD’s Brandsma to retire at end of the school year

The board of directors hopes to have a replacement in place by July 1, 2019.

The Kitsap County Road Report

Construction, repair work to impact some roads Dec. 10-14

26th District Senate recount finishing up

Democrat Emily Randall led Republican Marty McClendon by 104 votes leading up to the recount.

Be prepared for winter driving, experts caution

PORT ORCHARD – Drivers this week got a taste of winter driving with some roadways having become slick from sub-freezing temperatures. That’s why the Washington… Continue reading

Kiwanis Club offering $20,000 in scholarship

PORT ORCHARD — Kiwanis Club of Port Orchard is accepting scholarship applications for approximately $20,000 in financial assistance for students in the South Kitsap School… Continue reading

SKSD accepting Highly Capable Program referrals

Deadline for referrals is Jan. 18.

She’s not quite ‘Senator-elect’

But Emily Randall is preparing to take 26th District seat with meetings, orientations.

Temperatures dropping, severe weather shelters open

Four shelters will be open overnight until freezing conditions end