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Saints drop off Christmas tree at City Hall

PORT ORCHARD — The Saints Car Club is all about fast vehicles…

 

‘Breathe’ features actors’ sizzling chemistry | Screening Room

Nick Taylor, the owner of Port Orchard’s Dragonfly Cinema, also is a…

  • Nov 21st, 2017

 

Keyport trumpeter celebrates 96th birthday

Yvonne McAllister has been playing since the Jazz Age

 

St. Gabriel’s Winter Bazaar is Dec. 1-3 in Port Orchard

PORT ORCHARD — St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church in Port Orchard once again…

Cheryl Miller | Passages

Cheryl Miller PORT ORCHARD — Cheryl Miller, 66, ended her battle with…

  • Nov 21st, 2017

Poverty in suburbs outpaces poverty in cities | ShareNet & You

Recent studies show poverty in the suburbs has outpaced poverty in urban…

<em>From left, Rotarians Walt Elliott, Jim Dixon, Matt House, and Don Hutchins. </em>Contributed photo

Rotary-led projects improve community | Rotary News

Two Rotary-led projects have come together to improve community information — and…

<em>From left, Rotarians Walt Elliott, Jim Dixon, Matt House, and Don Hutchins. </em>Contributed photo
<em>Jake Jones speaks in March at the dedication of his story pole, “Chief,” at The Point Hotel.</em>
                                Ginger Vaughan/Contributed

Remembering Jake Jones, mentor, leader and friend | Noo-Kayet

On Nov. 8, our Tribe laid to rest Gerald “Jake” Jones, a…

<em>Jake Jones speaks in March at the dedication of his story pole, “Chief,” at The Point Hotel.</em>
                                Ginger Vaughan/Contributed
Bonnie Chrey helps a library patron check out a book from the Tracyton Library. Anyone can use the independent library.
                                Leslie Kelly | Kitsap Daily News

Volunteers are the heartbeat of Tracyton Library

30 years independent of regional system

Bonnie Chrey helps a library patron check out a book from the Tracyton Library. Anyone can use the independent library.
                                Leslie Kelly | Kitsap Daily News

Festival of Chimes & Lights is drawing near

PORT ORCHARD — If the cold and rainy fall weather doesn’t remind…

Breakfast with Santa set for Dec. 2

PORT ORCHARD — Kids and families on the lookout for Santa can…

Climbing a mountain leads to philanthropic venture

At the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro is, at best, a strange place…

Joe Dobbes, who grew up in Oregon, trained in Europe before returning to his home state in 1989 to make wine for producers such as Willamette Valley Vineyards and Hinman Vineyards. He launched Dobbes Family Estate and Wine By Joe in 2002. (Photo courtesy of Dobbes Family Estate)

Northwest rosés ideal for Thanksgiving | Northwest Wine

One of our favorite food-pairing wines is rosé because of the flavors…

  • Nov 15th, 2017
Joe Dobbes, who grew up in Oregon, trained in Europe before returning to his home state in 1989 to make wine for producers such as Willamette Valley Vineyards and Hinman Vineyards. He launched Dobbes Family Estate and Wine By Joe in 2002. (Photo courtesy of Dobbes Family Estate)
Quinn Ward

A day off from school | Kid Wisdom

Recently my kids all had a day off school, which meant we…

Quinn Ward
Donna Lee Anderson

Time to write your memoirs | Bookends

Have you ever wished you could ask your mother or grandmother a…

Donna Lee Anderson
Suzanne O’Clair

An abundance of dark brings light | Stars Over Kitsap

T he new moon brings the darkest time of the month and…

  • Nov 17th, 2017
Suzanne O’Clair

How to ‘treat’ your pets during the holidays | Pets & People

The holidays are on their way, and with them come many challenges…

  • Nov 15th, 2017
Rimbert Illustration’s Paints and Pints Nights usually costs $35, and includes supplies, instruction and the first drink.
                                Rimbert Illustrations / Courtesy

Paints and Pints with Rimbert Illustrations

Regular get-together to paint and connect with friends, family and the community

Rimbert Illustration’s Paints and Pints Nights usually costs $35, and includes supplies, instruction and the first drink.
                                Rimbert Illustrations / Courtesy

The 1923 Post Office basketball team | Past & Present

By RANDY HUNT | Past & Present Two members of the 1923…

  • Nov 10th, 2017
Donna Gaskill with her dogs, Sailor and Oliver, at the Washington Veterans Home in Retsil. The residents held a contest and voted on Sailor’s name. Both dogs help residents and staff alike destress.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Dog helps Retsil Veterans Home residents, staff

PORT ORCHARD — Hello, Sailor. Sailor is a dog who joins her…

Donna Gaskill with her dogs, Sailor and Oliver, at the Washington Veterans Home in Retsil. The residents held a contest and voted on Sailor’s name. Both dogs help residents and staff alike destress.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Port Orchard student earns WWU scholarship

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University student Claudia Luz Rocha, daughter of Pascual…

Those extra toiletries can make a difference

AAA’s Soap for Hope drive benefits YWCA’s ALIVE Shelter

Sidney Museum Association to host meeting, holiday party

PORT ORCHARD — The Sidney Museum and Arts Association is offering a…

Liquor and Cannabis Board hears public comment on recreational marijuana home grows

Agency tasked by new law to conduct study and make recommendations to Legislature by Dec. 1.

It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel like popcorn

Six movies to help you prepare for atomic Armageddon:

  • Nov 10th, 2017

Toy drive for ill children at it again this year

BREMERTON — Last year, Zachary Darner, 8, and a friend collected 259…

‘Memoirs From A Prison Cell’ a troubling tale | Bookends

The sub-title for book one in the “Memoirs From A Prison Cell”…

Affordable Thanksgiving wines | Northwest Wine

We’re just weeks from Thanksgiving, and wine lovers are starting to think…

  • Nov 8th, 2017

Our Icy Past: | Kitsap Naturally

Imagine not having to wait in ferry lines to cross Puget Sound.…

Manchester Community Church Choir invited to Carnegie Hall

MANCHESTER — The Manchester Community Church Choir will be celebrating the Christmas…

Felicidades! SKSD Spanish Immersion instructor named ‘Evening Magazine’ Best Teacher

PORT ORCHARD — Michael Anderson’s fourth-grade Spanish Immersion class at Burley Glenwood…

Age is just a number, unless you are 10 | Kid Wisdom

My youngest daughter, Eleanor, 3, has a big personality squished down to…

Deadline near for Soroptimist ‘Live Your Dream’ award

PORT ORCHARD — The women of Soroptimist International of Port Orchard are…

Fun, and not so spooky, time in ‘Ghoulsbo’

Downtown hosts trick-or-treaters on Halloween

A history of the Old Town Pub | Past & Present by Randy Hunt

The Old Town Pub recently made news when it was reported that…

Discovering the Kitsap Peninsula | Bookends

The holiday season is fast approaching and, for lots of families, this…

Reaching out with your library | Sharon Lee

By SHARON LEE | Columnist You may know people who might be…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

How one woman ended feather trade | Kitsap Birding

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

Hobgoblins and the forest of our childhoods | Stars Over Kitsap

The Scorpio time of year brings us to the land of hobgoblins…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017