South Kitsap

SK Community Pride Scholarship seeking applicants

The scholarship is a $2,000 award for a graduating South Kitsap senior.

 

Truck gets unexpected carwash near ferry dock

The driver wasn’t injured; his truck was towed out from the drink.

South Kitsap man recovering at Harrison from gunshot wounds

Two unidentified witnesses dropped him off around 2:18 p.m. at the SK Harrison Urgent Care Clinic

Miss Poulsbo 2017 Caroline Atkins crowns Natalia Tucker as Holly Rouse looks on.
                                Jesse Beals/Olympic Photo Group

Titleholders’ priorities: Mentoring and empowerment

Miss Poulsbo, Miss Kitsap, Miss Silverdale win scholarships and commit to a year of service

Miss Poulsbo 2017 Caroline Atkins crowns Natalia Tucker as Holly Rouse looks on.
                                Jesse Beals/Olympic Photo Group
Danielle Gilchrist, left, with her daughter Aeva and mother Marie Carins in front of Gigi’s Emporium PNW. Together they own Gigi’s Emporium and manage both locations on opposite sides of the country.<em> (Courtesy photo)</em>

At Gigi’s, family comes first

New Port Orchard consignment and boutique business has sister location in North Carolina

Danielle Gilchrist, left, with her daughter Aeva and mother Marie Carins in front of Gigi’s Emporium PNW. Together they own Gigi’s Emporium and manage both locations on opposite sides of the country.<em> (Courtesy photo)</em>

Port Orchard, South Kitsap take good with the bad in 2017

The year 2017 was a sometimes tumultuous, always eventful 12 months

Port Orchard foster children were invited to The Riding Place to meet and even ride horses, as well as Santa.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Horses bring ‘unfiltered emotion’ to foster children

PORT ORCHARD — For some, horses are life. For others, they could grow up never even seeing a horse in person. Gerald Brown, manager of… Continue reading

Port Orchard foster children were invited to The Riding Place to meet and even ride horses, as well as Santa.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

The stories that shaped South Kitsap | Port Orchard Independent

A look at the first half of 2017

A Port Orchard legend departs

Bryan Petro: Boisterous, positive and proud of his community.

Port Orchard community activist, historian Bryan Petro dies

South Kitsap booster was a ‘one of a kind’

Thomas Loren Phelps

PORT ORCHARD — Thomas Loren Phelps of Port Orchard passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 29. Loren was loved by all who knew him for his… Continue reading

SKSD boundary review committee proposes moving 391 students to different elementary schools

PORT ORCHARD — To combat overcrowding in its elementary schools, the South Kitsap School District is working to restructure the district’s attendance boundaries. On Nov.… Continue reading

Be careful: Rent thieves are at work in South Kitsap

PORT ORCHARD — Several reports of rental payment drop boxes being tampered with and rental payments being stolen has prompted Port Orchard Police to remind… Continue reading

Bremerton driver collides into utility pole while fleeing police

PORT ORCHARD — A 29-year-old Bremerton man was injured Dec. 4 when his vehicle crashed into a mailbox and utility pole as he sped northbound… Continue reading

A truck hauling a trailer with an excavator aboard overturned in the eastbound lanes of SR 16 at SR 160 Monday afternoon Dec. 4. Washington State Patrol Trooper Russ Winger said the trailer and excavator had been stolen. (Photo: Washington State Patrol)

Truck hauling stolen trailer, excavator overturns on SR 16

SOUTH KITSAP — A truck towing a stolen trailer carrying an excavator overturned Dec. 4 in the eastbound lanes of State Route 16 near Highway… Continue reading

A truck hauling a trailer with an excavator aboard overturned in the eastbound lanes of SR 16 at SR 160 Monday afternoon Dec. 4. Washington State Patrol Trooper Russ Winger said the trailer and excavator had been stolen. (Photo: Washington State Patrol)