Life

The stories Aquilegias could tell

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

Theodore Ward | Passages

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

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Author C. J. Quinn and A.J. Banner book launch | Bookends

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

Ella May Anderson | Passages

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

  • Jan 9th, 2017

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

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

State parks offer free entry Jan. 15-16

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

Dorothy Lee Janes | Passages

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

  • Jan 5th, 2017

Linda Lee Ellingboe | Passages

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

  • Jan 5th, 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

Lori Lee Hagen | Passages

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

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Boxed in | Stars Above Kitsap

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

  • Jan 4th, 2017

Delicious whites from 17th Platinum Judging | Northwest Wines

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

  • Jan 3rd, 2017

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

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

Join Dylan Fabrics in recreating suffragette flags for Women’s March

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

Dad the Dog finally gets his forever home

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

32 years of giving to ShareNet | Holiday Hearts

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

  • Dec 23rd, 2016

Lyle Lynn O’Brien | Passages

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

  • Dec 15th, 2016

Fred G. Fulton | Passages

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

  • Dec 14th, 2016

Wit Cellars in Prosser showcases camaraderie, talent

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

  • Dec 14th, 2016

A.C. Fuller, author of ‘The Anonymous Source’ | Bookends

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

Being Santa Claus

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

SKHS’ American Sign Language Christmas concert Dec. 12

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

Vickie H. Arness | Passages

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

  • Dec 7th, 2016

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…

Keith Maynard Hoirup | Passages

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

  • Dec 6th, 2016

What Would Santa Say? | Hansville Happenings

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

Volunteers light up our lives | My Kingston Life

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

Shields retires as president of the Poulsbo Historical Society

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

  • Dec 2nd, 2016

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…

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

Poulsbo Tree-Lighting Ceremony Nov. 25

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

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Learn to decorate your Christmas tree at Port Orchard workshop Saturday

PORT ORCHARD — Need some fresh or unique ideas for decorating your…

  • Nov 21st, 2016

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…

’Tis the season … for ’The Nutcracker’

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

Each struggle matters: clients and community share feedback | ShareNet

Even social services work can become routine on some days. We see…

Calling all losers! (Yes, I’m talking to you) | Roundabout

That’s right, I called you a loser. You are a loser, right?…

New granny is tickled pink | On Kingston Time

Just the other day, a friend called me “Granny.” I was taken…

The storm that wasn’t | My Kingston Life

It was supposed to be a couple of storms, topped by a third that boasted the strongest winds in 50 years. And they were headed our way.