Bob Smith

Bremerton-to-Port Orchard foot ferry affected by service change Jan. 4

BREMERTON — Kitsap Transit said it will be removing the vessel Admiral Pete from Foot Ferry service Wednesday, Jan. 4 for required maintenance. The Rich… Continue reading

Ecology seeking public comment on Port Orchard’s shoreline amendments

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on amendments proposed by the City of Port Orchard to its Shoreline Master Program… Continue reading

The older you were, the more likely you voted, state report shows

The older you are, the more likely you voted in November’s election OLYMPIA — A statistical report issued Dec. 27 by the state Elections Division… Continue reading

Kitsap Transit service affected by Christmas, New Year’s holidays

Kitsap Transit will not provide routed and ACCESS bus service, or foot ferry service, on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. The agency also announced PSNS… Continue reading

In Olympia: Jesse Young hopes Narrows Bridge drivers soon can have a cup of joe with their tolls

OLYMPIA — One of the legislative accomplishments touted by Rep. Jesse Young following the last session of the Washington State Legislature was his work to… Continue reading

26th’s Young has a plate full of issues in Olympia

OLYMPIA — When state Rep. Jesse Young, R-Gig Harbor, rejoins his fellow state legislators at the start of the upcoming legislative session early next month,… Continue reading

Saints Car Club of South Kitsap pitches in to distribute Christmas goodies

The Saints Car Club of South Kitsap will take part in the distribution of food and toys at the Port Orchard Armory from 9 a.m.… Continue reading

Port Orchard Rotary and Soroptimist International bring Christmas joy to area families, children

PORT ORCHARD — The Port Orchard Rotary and Port Orchard Soroptimist International organizations joined forces on a Saturday morning, Dec. 17, to organize food collections,… Continue reading

Kitsap suspects among 19 arrested in meth distribution ring bust

SEATTLE — Nineteen people, including suspects from Port Orchard, Bremerton and Poulsbo, were arrested in a multi-state meth distribution ring that centered around the South… Continue reading

Snow blankets South Kitsap area | SKSD two hours late

Because of the layer of slushy snow blanketing the region, the South Kitsap School District has announced this morning that classes will start two hours… Continue reading

Kitsap Humane Society holiday adoption event Dec. 17-18

SILVERDALE — Kitsap Humane Society is planning a special winter adoption event at the organization’s Silverdale shelter, 9167 Dickey Rd NW. The Whisker Wonderland event… Continue reading

26th District’s Angel selected for state Senate banking and insurance committees

OLYMPIA — Sen. Jan Angel, R-Port Orchard, was chosen to lead the Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee during the next session of the Washington… Continue reading

Port Orchard, Helpline partnering to collect food for the holidays

PORT ORCHARD — The City of Port Orchard and its Homelessness Committee have agreed to form a partnership with the South Kitsap Helpline Food Bank… Continue reading

Navy police vehicle destroyed by fire at South Kitsap gas station

SOUTH KITSAP — A fully engulfed vehicle fire in front of the Shell Food Mart at the intersection of Mile Hill Road and Woods Road… Continue reading

Port Orchard photographer has an eye for nature’s beauty

SOUTH COLBY — Stand at any local shoreline or vista and you’re sure to spot something that draws your eye — a flock of black… Continue reading

WSF seeking Southworth ferry route task-force members

SEATTLE — Washington State Ferries is seeking volunteers to be part of the Triangle Improvement Task Force, a citizen advisory group that will be charged… Continue reading

Festival of Chimes & Lights: Port Orchard holiday events draws thousands downtown

Thousands of mostly South Kitsap residents flocked to downtown Port Orchard Dec. 3 for the city’s 18th annual Festival of Chimes & Lights. Official Christmas… Continue reading

Jerry Cornfield | Holiday season thank-yous

With the holiday season upon us, we take a few moments to consider those with reason to be thankful for what transpired this past election… Continue reading

Sen. Angel has overflowing plate of issues in Olympia next legislative session

OLYMPIA — It’s time for the usual pre-session flurry of activity at the state Legislature in Olympia in the waning days of the year. Having… Continue reading

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue eagerly awaits new firefighting equipment

Try as he might, South Kitsap Fire and Rescue’s Guy Dalrymple can’t suppress his smile: The deputy fire chief and his team are positively giddy… Continue reading