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A title, a scholarship, and a chance to make a change

BREMERTON — Eighteen young women will compete on Jan. 21 for scholarship…

  • Jan 16th, 2017

 

What to do if you see unfamiliar animals in your neighborhood, or prevent your pet from disappearing

Picture this scenario: You’re at home relaxing, looking out your window at…

 

A girl named Wendy poses with flowers in this image from the Ometepe children’s photography project.

‘Our Silent World’: A view through an Ometepe child’s lens

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Born into silence and without the words to share…

 

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FarmStrong bluegrass band plays Jan. 14 in Olalla

OLALLA — FarmStrong, a bluegrass-country style band from Sequim that’s well-known throughout…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Author C. J. Quinn and A.J. Banner book launch | Bookends

“Talia and the Capture of Wrath,” C. J. Quinn’s newest book, is…

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The stories Aquilegias could tell

Have you ever bit off the tip of a columbine flower spur…

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Riesling remains an overlooked gem in Oregon

One of the most underrated wine categories in the Northwest wine country…

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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Theodore Ward | Passages

Theodore Ward passed away Nov. 30. Born to John and Elsie Ward…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Ella May Anderson | Passages

Ella May Anderson went home to be with her Lord on Jan.…

  • Jan 9th, 2017
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Dorothy Lee Janes | Passages

Dorothy Lee Janes July 29, 1929 – December 27, 2016 Dorothy Lee…

  • Jan 5th, 2017
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Linda Lee Ellingboe | Passages

Linda Lee Ellingboe, 72, passed from this earth into the loving arms…

  • Jan 5th, 2017
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Lori Lee Hagen | Passages

POULSBO — Lori Lee Hagen passed away on Nov. 5 at Harrison…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Poets Cheadle, Dillon, Walker will read Jan. 7 at Poulsbohemian

POULSBO — Poets Ralph Cheadle, Mike Dillon and Richard Walker will read…

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Troop 555 hosts spaghetti feed, event to benefit troop service activities

KINGSTON — The Boy Scouts of Troop 555 — also known as…

Sean Delaire, founder of Left Right Straight, gets ready to head out on a ruck march to raise awareness of the high rate of veteran suicide in July. Recently, Left Right Straight hosted a Buddy Check event, reminding people to reach out to their veteran and active-duty friends to check in and make sure they’re alright.			 Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Left Right Straight reminds you, check on the veterans in your life

BREMERTON — On Thursday, Dec. 22, Left Right Straight organized its first…

Sean Delaire, founder of Left Right Straight, gets ready to head out on a ruck march to raise awareness of the high rate of veteran suicide in July. Recently, Left Right Straight hosted a Buddy Check event, reminding people to reach out to their veteran and active-duty friends to check in and make sure they’re alright.			 Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

State parks offer free entry Jan. 15-16

Want to explore your favorite Washington state park? You’ll have an opportunity…

Boxed in | Stars Above Kitsap

We are barely back to work and a full moon comes blowing…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
Melissa Dylan, center, and her daughters Eva, left, and Ruby, right, spend time at Dylan Fabrics. Melissa Dylan is hosting a suffragette flag sewing event at her store Dylan Fabrics.
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Join Dylan Fabrics in recreating suffragette flags for Women’s March

BREMERTON — Though it’s a “community-building activity,” the motivation behind an upcoming…

Melissa Dylan, center, and her daughters Eva, left, and Ruby, right, spend time at Dylan Fabrics. Melissa Dylan is hosting a suffragette flag sewing event at her store Dylan Fabrics.
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Delicious whites from 17th Platinum Judging | Northwest Wines

Last week, we reviewed some of the top red wines from the…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017
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Dad the Dog finally gets his forever home

SILVERDALE — On July 29, 2016, a homeless woman, living in her…

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32 years of giving to ShareNet | Holiday Hearts

POULSBO — The Sons of Norway in Poulsbo donated $6,200 to ShareNet…

  • Dec 23rd, 2016
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Lyle Lynn O’Brien | Passages

Lyle Lynn O’Brien, longtime Seattle-area resident, died on Dec. 6 in Port…

  • Dec 15th, 2016
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Winemaker Flint Nelson pours a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon from Wit Cellars. Nelson has been a Washington winemaker for 25 years. 
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Wit Cellars in Prosser showcases camaraderie, talent

PROSSER — Wit Cellars in Prosser went from zero to 1,300 cases…

  • Dec 14th, 2016
Winemaker Flint Nelson pours a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon from Wit Cellars. Nelson has been a Washington winemaker for 25 years. 
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A.C. Fuller, author of ‘The Anonymous Source’ | Bookends

Several months ago, a friend and fellow writer said to me, “Have…

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Santa Tim Carter reads to a little girl during a holiday event.
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Being Santa Claus

“There’s a lot of mystique about the whole Santa thing and the…

Santa Tim Carter reads to a little girl during a holiday event.
                                Photo courtesy of Tim Carter
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Fred G. Fulton | Passages

BRINNON — Fred G. Fulton passed away on Dec. 7 in Brinnon.…

  • Dec 14th, 2016
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SKHS’ American Sign Language Christmas concert Dec. 12

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap High School’s annual American Sign Language Christmas…

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Vickie H. Arness | Passages

Vickie H. Arness of Poulsbo passed away on Dec. 3, 2016. She…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Keith Maynard Hoirup | Passages

POULSBO — Former Poulsbo resident Keith Maynard Hoirup passed away suddenly on…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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Hot off the 3D printer: Poulsbo Elementary School sells 3D printed ornaments for fundraiser

POULSBO — One of the most unique ornaments this year is made…

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A brisk winter day at the Erickson farm on Hansville Road, November 2014. (Irvin Damm / Submitted)

What Would Santa Say? | Hansville Happenings

“Once again, we come to the holiday season, a deeply religious time…

A brisk winter day at the Erickson farm on Hansville Road, November 2014. (Irvin Damm / Submitted)
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                                Is Mrs. Georgeson’s kindergarten class naughty or nice? Only Santa knows for sure.

Kindergartners at Mullenix Ridge Elementary School share their holiday wish lists and traditions

With Thanksgiving dinners consumed, families have turned their attention to the looming…

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                                Is Mrs. Georgeson’s kindergarten class naughty or nice? Only Santa knows for sure.
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Shields retires as president of the Poulsbo Historical Society

POULSBO — No one is quite sure when Jim Shields became president…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Volunteers light up our lives | My Kingston Life

Tenacious golden leaves cling to the deciduous trees, a lovely contrast to…

Keep livestock safe this winter | Pets & People

In October, Kitsap County saw record-breaking rainfall, and the storms and power…

  • Nov 26th, 2016

Give thanks for the blessings in our lives | Tolman’s Tales

“Thanksgiving is America’s chow-down feast, the one occasion each year when gluttony…

  • Nov 24th, 2016

‘Host with the most’ | Share breakfast with Santa Saturday at Port Orchard Eagles

Want to get a head start and have face time with Ol’…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
The Poulsbo Tree Lighting Ceremony is Nov. 25 at Viking Avenue and Lindvig Way. (Sophie Bonomi / 2015)

Poulsbo Tree-Lighting Ceremony Nov. 25

POULSBO — The annual Poulsbo Tree Lighting Ceremony and parade will take…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
The Poulsbo Tree Lighting Ceremony is Nov. 25 at Viking Avenue and Lindvig Way. (Sophie Bonomi / 2015)
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She will always be on my mind and in my heart

Just how do you say goodbye to someone you’ve never met? That’s…

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’Tis the season … for ’The Nutcracker’

BREMERTON — “The Nutcracker” has been staged a bazillion times since it…

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