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Chili cook-off competition will heat up Sept. 23

Greater Hansville Community Center’s annual event

 

This weekend’s Best Bets

• Westsound Steelhorse Rodeo Motorcycle Rally, noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 15-17.…

 

A cosmic directive to clean up our lives| Stars Over Kitsap

Suzanne O’Clair is a practicing astrologer available for readings. Contact her at…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

 

First-day-of-school perspectives to remember | Kid Wisdom

Autumn is a special time. Kids head back to school, activities and…

‘It’s What You Don’t See’ | Dream Times

The study of dreams (outside the scientific arena) mainly focuses on basic…

Beverley Lehman West finds her way back to Paris | Bookends

When you were young, did you long for a great adventure? Author…

Preparing for back-to-school time with your pet | Pets & People

The beginning of fall means back to school for many families. After…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Scholarship winners and food drive volunteers | Newsmakers

Four students, school receiveHansville garden club awards HANSVILLE — Four North Kitsap…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Lokalfest celebrates everything North Kitsap

POULSBO — What’s a community to do when it has great people,…

It’s all about birds this month at Sidney Gallery

PORT ORCHARD — The Sidney Arts Gallery and Museum is all about…

Fund helps with transportation costs to get to treatment

PORT GAMBLE — The Kathleen Sutton Fund helped more than 90 women…

Kathleen Sutton Fund helps Bainbridge woman fight the good fight

For Nellie Thomas, battling cancer has been a 15-year fight — a…

Kids share wisdom but we have to listen | Kid Wisdom

As the start of a new school year approached, I tried to…

Tasting blind reveals great Northwest wines | Northwest Wines

What makes a great Northwest wine? When we evaluate wines, we taste…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

A science fiction series worth reading | Bookends

Did you ever sit down with a book intending to read just…

South Kitsap Rotary donates $6,500 to SKHS marching band

PORT ORCHARD — The Rotary Club of South Kitsap has donated $6,500…

Blackberry Festival is three days of music, art and slugs

BREMERTON — Three days of pie, entertainment, street art and slugs kicked off on Sept. 2…

Here’s what’s to enjoy at the Blackberry Festival

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Saturday, Sept. 2 Main Stage Schedule 10 a.m.: United…

Best Bets for this weekend

Labor Day weekend signals the last “unofficial” weekend of summer. For many,…

Taste the excitement of the Blackberry Festival | Kitsap Weekly

BREMERTON — What’s extremely high in antioxidants and fiber, and has been…

What it means to be a Leo

Two student presidents share their views on why membership, and community service, are important

  • Sep 5th, 2017

How losing net neutrality will affect you | As It Turns Out

Concerned about losing net neutrality? You have every reason to be. Ajit…

Red Mountain continues to rise in prominence

Red Mountain continues to rise in prominence BENTON CITY, Washington — Red…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Two delightful books about myths, mountains and poetry

“Olympos” is a book about mountains. It starts with this disclaimer: “Any…

My daughters want to be birds and fly

My girls Violet, 5, and Eleanor, 3, have a fascination with birds.…

Kitsap County Fair a huge draw | Slideshow

BREMERTON — The Kitsap County Fair, first held in 1923 in Port…

Confessions of an armchair bird watcher

Curiosity may have killed the cat; but it’s the unscratchable itch that…

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Emotional high tide or light-hearted joy

Leo came in like a wrecking ball shaking us awake. In the…

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Destruction Derby ‘more of a game’ than just smashing cars | Slideshow

BREMERTON — “You have to know something about the mechanics of a…

Destruction Derby ‘more’ than just smashing cars

BREMERTON — “You have to know something about the mechanics of a…

Pacific Islanders Festival captures the “Aloha Spirit”

Pacific Islanders Festival captures the aloha spirit

Walla Walla Valley continues to build its reputation with reds

During the past four decades, the Walla Walla Valley has earned its…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Mini horses are a highlight again this year | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

They are a favorite of many children who visit the fair. And…

Celebrating Kitsap’s Cultures | Kitsap Weekly

POULSBO — The Suquamish, S’Klallam and Twana peoples lived on the Kitsap…

Pacific Islander Festival is coming back to Kitsap

BREMERTON — Imagine a gathering of various peoples from the Pacific islands,…

Best Bets

As summer winds down, are you looking for a great way to…

A standing ovation for you parents | Roundabout

For some reason, my 19-year-old was watching “Thomas the Tank Engine” this…

What’s cookin’ at the library? | Check It Out

This month, the library will offer a cooking class, secrets to preserving…

Changes at the General Store Café | Port Gamble Gazette

In a recent social media statement, owners of the Port Gamble General…

‘I took a walk in the woods’ | Hansville Happenings

“I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than…