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Sidney Art Gallery clearing out old merchandise

The nonprofit making way for new items.

 

All about Mars: Professor to speak about Red Planet

Public Market to host ‘Searching for Martians’

 

Donna Lee Anderson

Library bookmobiles provide an important service | Bookends

A very fond memory from my childhood is the arrival of the library bookmobile at the playground of my grade school. It would come at… Continue reading

 

Rotary International turns 111

Few organizations — corporate or otherwise — trace their roots back 111 years. Rotary International does. Rotary was formed in 1905, before General Motors (1908)… Continue reading

‘One Book, One Community’ author visit

Kingston will have the honor of hosting author Bonnie Sue Hitchcock at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Kingston Village Green Community Center. She wrote… Continue reading

When Buck Lake froze over for a week or two in the 1930s and 1940s, some Hansvillites ice skated till midnight. (Photo courtesy of Lyn Peterson)

Old stories of icy, foggy, soggy days

Compared to the snow bombs in the Northeast, our weather has been relatively balmy. We’ve enjoyed many sunny, winter days and a very rare and… Continue reading

When Buck Lake froze over for a week or two in the 1930s and 1940s, some Hansvillites ice skated till midnight. (Photo courtesy of Lyn Peterson)

Fathoms contestants get Toastmasters’ feedback

PORT ORCHARD — Contestants for the 2018 Fathoms O’ Fun royalty court tried out their platform speeches before an audience of avid listeners Jan. 9-10.… Continue reading

Bob Lee

Support the school district levies, and visit Stillwaters

Our club is ready for the new year in supporting our children and community. I didn’t get my article in last month but it’s difficult… Continue reading

Bob Lee
Suzanne O’Clair

Jump start that project — and build momentum

All astrological signs offer something to everyone. Why? Because everyone has every sign somewhere in their chart. It’s a circle of life and no one… Continue reading

Suzanne O’Clair
Victor Franco was born at 9:48 a.m. and weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces. He is the son of Kaylah Durbin and Andrew Franco of Seabeck, and the grandson of Erica Malone and Dennis Durbin. (Contributed photo)

Seabeck baby is Kitsap Peninsula’s first in 2018

Victor Franco born Jan. 1 at Harrison Medical Center

Victor Franco was born at 9:48 a.m. and weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces. He is the son of Kaylah Durbin and Andrew Franco of Seabeck, and the grandson of Erica Malone and Dennis Durbin. (Contributed photo)

Jingle Bell Run raises more than $73,000

$423,968 raised since the first event in 2011

Jason Canfield pounds the mochi with a mallet at the instruction of mochi master Shoichio Sugiyama. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Bainbridge rings in a new year at Mochi Tsuki

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — It’s a rainy January morning, sweet rice is being steamed over the fire and the familiar cries of Shoichi Sugiyama are coming… Continue reading

Jason Canfield pounds the mochi with a mallet at the instruction of mochi master Shoichio Sugiyama. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)
Dark-eyed juncos are one of our most common and abundant birds. They flock to backyard feeders all over North America.

Ordinary/extraordinary junco | Kitsap Birding

Dark-eyed juncos are one of our most common and abundant birds.

  • Jan 5, 2018
Dark-eyed juncos are one of our most common and abundant birds. They flock to backyard feeders all over North America.

‘Lady Bird’ showcases talents of Ronan, Metcalf | Screening Room

High-grossing film could be in line for a slew of Academy Award nominations.

Wild horses are the focus of Kingston woman’s work

Wild Love Preserve is a wild horse preserve located on 400 acres of land in Central Idaho, where 136 horses currently reside.

Laughing through the hard times | Kid Wisdom

There have been times in my life when I’ve found it difficult to laugh. Sad or challenging situations can make it tough to find the… Continue reading

Kitsap Audubon presents program on Avian evolution

The Kitsap Audubon Society will host “Avian Evolution: How Birds Got to Be Birds,” by master birder and noted author Connie Sidles from 7-9 p.m.… Continue reading

Donna Lee Anderson

Authors to follow in the new year | Bookends

Suggestions of books to read in the coming year

Donna Lee Anderson
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