Life

Spring is nearly here | Hansville Happenings

The first sign of spring has popped up in my mail box…

Hygge counters winter’s chill | My Kingston Life

Hygge (hue-gah): The art of building sanctuary and community, of inviting closeness…

Fun with Facts at Trivia | On Kingston Time

It’s Friday night, just past the dinner hour. Six of us are…

Road Trippin’ | RoundAbout

It’s Friday the 13th before a three-day weekend, and I’ve got itchy…

Generosity Allows ShareNet to Start 2017 with Hope | ShareNet

As for most of us, January is a reflective time when ShareNet…

Stillwaters monitoring training on Jan. 27

KINGSTON — A training session for stream monitors is scheduled from 11…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

History lived and remembered | This N’ That

Reaching an age, which I now call my Lavender Years (since the…

Group engages in ‘civil informationing’ in support of Women’s March

By terryl asla Kitsap News Group KINGSTON— Some 60 women, children and…

Colby Conde is new Miss Silverdale; will devote time to SMART Girls Program

BREMERTON — Colby Conde, a 19-year-old sophomore at Olympic College, is the…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

Being a Navy spouse doesn’t mean giving up on your own career goals | Spouse to Spouse

“Unemployment” and “military spouses” — terms that are so often used together…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Democracy and the Age of Aquarius | Stars Above Kitsap

Words describing Aquarian energy resonate with the ideas of democracy: inclusiveness, brotherhood,…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

A title, a scholarship, and a chance to make a change

BREMERTON — Eighteen young women will compete on Jan. 21 for scholarship…

  • Jan 16th, 2017

What to do if you see unfamiliar animals in your neighborhood, or prevent your pet from disappearing

Picture this scenario: You’re at home relaxing, looking out your window at…

Riesling remains an overlooked gem in Oregon

One of the most underrated wine categories in the Northwest wine country…

  • Jan 13th, 2017

‘Our Silent World’: A view through an Ometepe child’s lens

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Born into silence and without the words to share…

FarmStrong bluegrass band plays Jan. 14 in Olalla

OLALLA — FarmStrong, a bluegrass-country style band from Sequim that’s well-known throughout…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

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…