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South Kitsap knocks off Port Angeles, 10-4
South Kitsap knocks off Port Angeles, 10-4
Good Samaritan killed on Sedgwick while helping stranded motorist

Good Samaritan killed on Sedgwick while helping stranded motorist

The victim, Katie Phillips of Belfair, was a Washington State Ferries employee.

Good Samaritan killed on Sedgwick while helping stranded motorist
Katie Phillips was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while she was assisting a disabled motorist at 5 a.m. March 22 at Peppermill Place Southeast and Sedgwick Road. (Facebook photo courtesy of Jessie Early)

Law enforcement looking for hit-and-run driver

A tragic accident is now a felony homicide hit-and-run charge for the at-large suspect.

Katie Phillips was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while she was assisting a disabled motorist at 5 a.m. March 22 at Peppermill Place Southeast and Sedgwick Road. (Facebook photo courtesy of Jessie Early)
Two female firefighters file suit against SKFR over sexual harassment

Two female firefighters file suit against SKFR over sexual harassment

The case stems from alleged sexual harassment by a former battalion chief.

Two female firefighters file suit against SKFR over sexual harassment
Police cruiser T-boned at Sidney-Lippert intersection

Police cruiser T-boned at Sidney-Lippert intersection

Port Orchard Police officer was taken to Harrison for a sore neck.

Police cruiser T-boned at Sidney-Lippert intersection
These students qualified for the state DECA competition. (Photo courtesy Betsi Feider)
These students qualified for the state DECA competition. (Photo courtesy Betsi Feider)
Government in action: Students find out how it works from mayor
Government in action: Students find out how it works from mayor

SK Community Pride Scholarship seeking applicants

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

SKFR rescues South Kitsap man who fell into home’s well
SKFR rescues South Kitsap man who fell into home’s well
Truck gets unexpected carwash near ferry dock

Truck gets unexpected carwash near ferry dock

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

Truck gets unexpected carwash near ferry dock

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

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

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

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

The stories that shaped South Kitsap | Port Orchard Independent

A look at the first half of 2017

The stories that shaped South Kitsap | Port Orchard Independent
158 children get presents because Port Orchard Cares | Slideshow
158 children get presents because Port Orchard Cares | Slideshow
A Port Orchard legend departs

A Port Orchard legend departs

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

A Port Orchard legend departs
Port Orchard community activist, historian Bryan Petro dies

Port Orchard community activist, historian Bryan Petro dies

South Kitsap booster was a ‘one of a kind’

Port Orchard community activist, historian Bryan Petro dies