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Platinum Judging takes gold medal wines to next level | Northwest Wine

Wines that made the grade this past year.

  • Dec 29, 2017

Seeing nature through the eyes of children | Kitsap, Naturally

There’s no place like Kitsap County to discover nature.

Service above self at any age | Mary Nader

By MARY NADER | Columnist “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” As liberating as… Continue reading

The Poulsbo Friends of the Library Winter Book Sale will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Kitsap Regional Library Poulsbo Branch community room. (Contributed photo)

Adventure awaits you at the Poulsbo Library | Carol Larsen

By CAROL LARSEN | Columnist Reading opportunities abound when you visit the Poulsbo Friends of the Library Winter Book Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30… Continue reading

The Poulsbo Friends of the Library Winter Book Sale will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Kitsap Regional Library Poulsbo Branch community room. (Contributed photo)
Zachary Darner founded Kidzz Helping Kidzz to collect donations of toys for gifting to children in three area hospitals. This year, the group collected and delivered more than 1,500 toys. (Courtesy photos)

Final toy tally: 1,500 plus

Kidzz Helping Kidzz hopes to spread more joy next Christmas

Zachary Darner founded Kidzz Helping Kidzz to collect donations of toys for gifting to children in three area hospitals. This year, the group collected and delivered more than 1,500 toys. (Courtesy photos)
Bartlett family photo of the Bucklin Hill Bridge. (Contributed photo)

Clear Creek Estuary | Past & Present

Clear Creek is located within the traditional territory of the Suquamish Tribe. The Suquamish knew Clear Creek as Duwe’iq (“mouth of a creek way back… Continue reading

Bartlett family photo of the Bucklin Hill Bridge. (Contributed photo)

VanderWaal, Tomlinson produce year-end album winners | Music Review

13-year-old singer-songwriter debuts with an ambitious effort not afraid to visit a darker place

Life aboard the city known as Nimitz | Robert Zollna

KDN correspondent Robert Zollna describes the unusual life aboard Navy aircraft carrier.

The former torpedo warehouse at Manchester State Park is now a highly sought-after location for photo shoots, picnics and weddings. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

Fill your 2018 bucket list with great Kitsap sites

What’s on your 2018 Kitsap ‘To-Do’ list?

The former torpedo warehouse at Manchester State Park is now a highly sought-after location for photo shoots, picnics and weddings. (Mark Krulish/Kitsap News Group)

2017 was a momentous year, 2018 is looking even better | Port Gamble Gazette

The staff at Port Gamble and Olympic Property Group would like to thank everyone who visited us this past year, attended our annual festivals and… Continue reading

With the new year will come happy changes | Check It Out

It has been a privilege to serve you, especially during the past couple of years when amazing things have been happening in Kingston. I hope… Continue reading

Physical fitness continues to reward twins Jake and Bill Monlux

KINGSTON — World War II was underway and adult physical education directors were not available at the Everett YMCA. Twin brothers Jake and Bill Monlux,… Continue reading

Village Green Year in Review | Village Green Update

As 2017 draws to a close, we at the Village Green Foundation are counting our blessings. We’re grateful for the progress made in our campaign… Continue reading

December: A season of meaning | Choices for the Future

Our family tradition in Wisconsin was to be home for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Sometimes, our grandparents from South Dakota would stay for a… Continue reading

Happy Holidays from your Kingston North Kitsap Rotarians | Rotary News

Baubles, bangles, bright shiny budgets. Budgets? Yes, budgets. Kingston North Kitsap Rotarians are asking North Kitsap businesses to set aside money in their budgets to… Continue reading

<em>NKF&R Lieutenant Kris Osera hands Santa his bag of treats after bringing the jolly ol’ elf (and Kitsap News Group reporter Nick Twietmeyer) on one of the district’s fire engines to the Kingston Christmas on the Cove festivities, Dec. 2 at the Port of Kingston.	 </em>Michèle Laboda/NKF&R

For last-minute gifts that clearly communicate love | NKF&R Update

Check our website at www.nkfr.org for seasonal safety tips. For last-minute gifts that clearly communicate love, consider certificates for bike helmets, life jackets, home safety… Continue reading

<em>NKF&R Lieutenant Kris Osera hands Santa his bag of treats after bringing the jolly ol’ elf (and Kitsap News Group reporter Nick Twietmeyer) on one of the district’s fire engines to the Kingston Christmas on the Cove festivities, Dec. 2 at the Port of Kingston.	 </em>Michèle Laboda/NKF&R

A look back at Kingston Cove Christmas

KINGSTON — A festive spirit engulfed the Port of Kingston, complete with crackling fires, warm drinks, food, dancing and, of course, Father Christmas himself. Kingston… Continue reading

The ‘Special People’s Party’ was special indeed: The event featured dancing, a visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and lunch. (Donna Etchey/Kitsap News Group)

Bremerton Elks hosts 30th ‘Special People’s Party’

BREMERTON — Christmas came early this year to more than 250 children and adults with special needs. Bremerton Elks Lodge 1181 hosted its 30th annual… Continue reading

The ‘Special People’s Party’ was special indeed: The event featured dancing, a visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and lunch. (Donna Etchey/Kitsap News Group)

Silverdale blood donations site busy

SILVERDALE — Bloodworks Northwest in Silverdale accepted donations through 4 p.m. Dec. 18 and will be open Dec. 19 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.… Continue reading