Port Orchard Independent

Jablonski is Independent reporter intern

UW student is a Port Orchard native.


Mason Eaglin wrestled his way through the 4A 170-pound weight class at the Mat Classic, culminating in a state championship. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Port Orchard Independent Male Athlete of the Year: Mason Eaglin

State champion wrestler helped South Kitsap to its first-ever team title in more ways than one


Port Orchard Independent Female Athlete of the Year: Savannah Foster

The senior footballer dished out assists on the field and lessons off the field to her younger teammates

16 WNPA awards for Port Orchard Independent

OLYMPIA — The Port Orchard Independent won 10 news and editorial awards — including community service and general excellence — in the 2017 Better Newspaper… Continue reading

Editor’s Notebook: A newsprint discovery from the ’60s

Our readers often surprise us with tidbits of information about odd or obscure happenings in our South Kitsap community. And those tips sometimes lead us… Continue reading

Volunteers exemplify South Kitsap’s caring | In Our Opinion

By and large, we know our friends and neighbors in Port Orchard and South Kitsap to be generous, caring individuals. But we’re reminded during the… Continue reading

Air Masters celebrates 30 years with move to new location

PORT ORCHARD — Longtime Port Orchard business Air Masters has moved to a new location. The move from their Mile Hill Drive location to the… Continue reading