Port Orchard city government

Rosapepe, Wheeler announce bids for Port Orchard City Council

By Bob Smith Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — Two challengers have filed to run against incumbents for seats on the Port Orchard City Council.… Continue reading


Diener to run for full term on City Council

PORT ORCHARD — Port Orchard City Council member Scott Diener, who was appointed to Position 3 following Rob Putaansuu’s election as mayor in November 2015,… Continue reading


Port Orchard City Council reviews abatement code changes

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — Port Orchard’s mayor and City Council are moving forward with plans to replace the existing code… Continue reading

Ashby to seek Port Orchard council reelection

PORT ORCHARD — Bek Ashby is making plans for another four-year stay as a Port Orchard City Council member. Ashby, a South Kitsap resident and… Continue reading

Thinking of running for office? Workshop to show how

PORT ORCHARD — Interested in running for office? The City of Port Orchard is hosting a workshop April 27 to provide information to prospective candidates… Continue reading

Mayor seeking local ownership group to buy Samadpour’s downtown Port Orchard properties

PORT ORCHARD — Is Mansour Samadpour, the Seattle microbiologist, investor and entrepreneur whose Abadan Holdings LLC property management company owns a significant chunk of Bay… Continue reading

Personalized tiles and bricks to be sold by Port Orchard

PORT ORCHARD — City Hall’s main entrance off Prospect Street and in front of the police department on Bay Street soon will be paved with… Continue reading

Code City: Port Orchard changes its city classification

PORT ORCHARD — Port Orchard will soon join nearly every other city in Washington state as a designated non-charter code city. The transition from its… Continue reading

Port Orchard may ditch state governance rules and become code city

PORT ORCHARD — Should Port Orchard drop its second-class city designation and become what’s known as a “Code City”? According to Mayor Rob Putaansuu, it’s… Continue reading

Q&A session about Port Orchard city code change March 21

PORT ORCHARD — Should Port Orchard change its current second-class city status to become a non-charter code city? Members of the City Council and Mayor… Continue reading

Regional decant facility ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 3 in Port Orchard

PORT ORCHARD – Port Orchard city officials will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the regional decant facility on Tuesday, Jan. 3, starting at 1 p.m.,… 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