County commissioner rescued during 'hostage' training exercise | Video

  • May 27, 2016 at 3:00PM updated at 8:34PM

SILVERDALE — Kitsap County Commissioner Ed Wolfe was taken hostage during a training exercise at the Billie Eder Community Center May 27. Fortunately for Wolfe, law enforcement officers were able to rescue him.

Goal is to make homelessness a ‘rare, brief and one-time’ event

  • May 29, 2016 at 9:00AM

SILVERDALE — Kirsten Jewell’s goal is to “make homelessness rare, brief and one-time.”


Stay at Home Millennials | Don Brunell

  • May 29, 2016 at 8:00AM

Today, more millennials are moving back home even though the economy is improving and wages are inching upward.

Port Orchard Independent

Chase Bank robber takes off with undisclosed sum at Fred Meyer

  • May 28, 2016 at 2:00PM updated at 8:22PM

A man described as wearing a gray hoodie and a Mariners cap reportedly has held up the Chase Bank branch in the Fred Meyer store on Sedgwick and Bethel roads. The robbery happened around 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28. The suspect reportedly ran off with a large sum of money. Port Orchard Police are searching the wooded areas near the store for the man.

Sesame Street, USO keep it real for military families

  • May 27, 2016 at 7:46PM

BREMERTON — Elmo, Cookie Monster, and the gang are scheduled to put on two shows for military families at the Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bremerton Fitness Complex May 31 and June 1, as part of the "USO Experience for Military Families Tour".

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