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Port Orchard’s City Council voted at its July 12 meeting to impose a $20 fee on vehicle licenses when city residents renew their tabs.Council members agreed 6-1 to approve the new ordinance, in which approximately $200,000 raised each year will be allocated to help fund prioritized city transportation projects.
Just days after the Fourth of July celebrations throughout South Kitsap, Guy Dalrymple is counting his blessings — and possibly thanking the rain gods.
While Dr. Michelle Reid’s imminent departure to become the new superintendent of Northshore School District has evinced some angst among community leaders and district parents, South Kitsap School District board vice president Chris Lemke nonetheless says he’s thankful.
To use boxing match parlance, Port Orchard’s downtown businesses may have taken a sharp jab to the jaw by the ongoing SR 166 road closure, but they’re not “out for the count” just yet.
For hundreds of dads and families, Father’s Day wouldn’t be the same without eating salmon and buying books at the annual Salmon Bake and Book Sale at the Manchester Library.
Dr. Michelle Reid, South Kitsap School District superintendent, is leaving to assume the same role at Northshore School District in Bothell.
Suspect confesses to undertaking holdup at Chase Bank branch in Port Orchard.
In order to advance a list of comprehensive and complicated civic projects in the near future, Port Orchard Mayor Rob Putaansuu said it will require city employees to communicate with each other and the public in better, more streamlined ways.
Pet supply company Petco reportedly will build a new store to serve the Port Orchard area.
The Port Orchard City Council released finalized notes late last month from its planning retreat, which also was attended by Mayor Rob Putaansuu and other city government leadership.
West Sound Treatment Center in Port Orchard, tucked away in a quiet industrial area off Old Clifton Road, is doing outsized work assisting people who are battling substance abuse and the attendant issues that often follow: homelessness, unemployment, crime and desperation.
Mick Hersey is doing all he can to ensure that names like Levi Cline, Otto Borst, Johnson A. Curtis, David Bleam and William Bishop don’t fade away.
Bob Ulsh and Roy Carr don’t mind one whit if you call them “old geezers.
Port Orchard Police Department officers and staff bade a sad farewell to a faithful, dedicated and uncomplaining fellow team member named Amber.
A welcome sight is unfolding on Port Orchard’s Bay Street — the Myhre Building’s long-promised exterior spruce-up has begun.
Rylee is a Port Orchard teenager from a family burdened by shady lies, deceit and a hazy past. While the girl has a tenuous grasp of reality, she still wonders: “What is real?”
From the ashes of what once was the Haggen grocery business on Lund and Jackson, a newly reconstituted Safeway will soon rise in its place. The empty building is being rebranded under the Safeway banner, restocked and will open to shoppers April 27, said Tairsa Worman, Safeway public affairs manager in Bellevue.
Passenger-only ferry service connecting Southworth, Bremerton and Kingston with Seattle is being debated by Kitsap Transit board members. But the debate will end soon.
Two residents were killed early Feb. 23 by an explosion that destroyed their home at 3585 SE Soholt Lane in South Kitsap.
When Amanda Smith was growing up in South Kitsap, she was surrounded by lots of pets and enjoyed them immensely, she says.