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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

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

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

Emotional high tide or light-hearted joy

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

  • Aug 28th, 2017

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…

Best Bets

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

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,…

Catering to seniors and those with medical needs

Aaron Varney wants to share his knowledge of cannabis with everyone. But…

Poet to address monthly Audubon meeting

POULSBO — Award-winning poet Holly J. Hughes gives eloquent voice to bird…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Fair is an important part of Kramer’s life | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

For more than 20 years, Ken Kramer has been a part of…

Finding the best products in recreational cannabis stores

Do you need help finding a product that fits your individual needs?…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Miss Kitsap County Fair and Katie Kitsap ready for big event | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

If you’ve ever wanted to meet real royalty, now’s your chance. The…

‘It felt like a world away’: Chief Seattle Days | Photos

Photographer Antonia Stoyanovich of Bainbridge Island took these photographs at Chief Seattle…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Recommending Kate Breslin’s “High As The Heavens” | Bookends

“High As The Heavens” deals with ordinary people who rise to the…

Dreaming about what they’ll become | Kid Wisdom

Do you remember what you wanted to be when you grew up?…

Benefit concert Aug. 26 for Native Horsemanship Youth Program

INDIANOLA — Lynne Ferguson’s Native Horsemanship Youth Program (www.nativehorsemanship.org) introduces local children…

He can make you sing and dance and you’ll never know how | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

If you’re in the audience watching Kevin Wolfe, magician and hypnotist, chances…

It’s a lot more than just smashing cars | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

To the untrained eye, it might look like a bunch of cars…

Bullocks celebrate 60th wedding anniversary | Celebrations

POULSBO — Gene and Sandra Bullock of Poulsbo celebrated their 60th wedding…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Clowning: It’s fun, but dangerous work | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

As the song says, “Mammas, don’t let your babies grow up to…

Burgers have been part of the fair for 56 years | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

People go crazy for these burgers. And, while you can get them…

Fall garden solutions and tips | Garden Life

Every month has its unique crop of gardening problems that people look…

Making summer memories and other things kids do | Kid Wisdom

The kids and I just spent a couple of weeks visiting my…

Big Shot Wood Carvers will show their skills | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

Steve Backus was born with a chainsaw in his hands. Well, almost.…

Music performances are a big part of the fair | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

There’s no doubt that some who come to the Kitsap County Fair…

Get the 411 on the fair: Schedule and details | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

Heading to the Kitsap County Fair & Stampede? Here’s all you need…

Hold on to your hat – The Kitsap County Fair & Stampede’s coming!

For more than 90 years residents of Kitsap County, their friends and…

Merlot remains straight up delicious | Northwest Wine

It’s been 13 years since the movie “Sideways” told filmgoers to not…

  • Aug 21st, 2017

Second new moon, second eclipse: Change, change, change | Stars Above Kitsap

Eclipses are super-duper new or full moons that occur four to five…

  • Aug 21st, 2017

All about D.V. Berkom’s ‘Vigilante Dead,’ a Kate Jones Thriller | Bookends

Recently, I met with D. V. Berkom, author of “Vigilante Dead,” and…

Keeping your pet safe this summer

High heat and summer activities can be dangerous for our pets. Be…

  • Aug 21st, 2017

It’s Eclipse Monday

Send your favorite eclipse photo to Kitsap Daily News at rwalker@soundpublishing.com

Bicycle patrol is ‘proactive,’ not ‘reactive’ policing

BREMERTON — In April, the Bremerton Police Department set up a new…

Olalla Americana Festival 2017 | Slideshow

OLALLA — The 2017 Olalla Americana Festival started 11 a.m. Aug. 19…

Coffee Oasis’ back-to-school drive ends Aug. 22

PORT ORCHARD — “Though it’s still summer, school is on our minds.”…