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Best Bets for this weekend

Best Bets for this weekend

Labor Day weekend signals the last “unofficial” weekend of summer. For many, it’s a three-day weekend and there’s plenty to do in Kitsap County. Here… Continue reading

Best Bets for this weekend

Medical cannabis research continuing on several fronts | Northwest Chronicles

Experts on the subject of the use of cannabis to treat various conditions and diseases say research is taking place continually, and has advanced partly… Continue reading

Green Tiki Cannabis shop near Kingston has many medical marijuana customers.

Business Spotlight: Cannabis shop aims at medical users | Northwest Chronicles

After years of experience in the medical marijuana field, the principals of Green Tiki Cannabis near Kingston are happy to be back in business. Green… Continue reading

Green Tiki Cannabis shop near Kingston has many medical marijuana customers.
Destruction Derby ‘more’ than just smashing cars

Destruction Derby ‘more’ than just smashing cars

BREMERTON — “You have to know something about the mechanics of a car or truck, and know how to drive to be successful at this,”… Continue reading

Destruction Derby ‘more’ than just smashing cars
Mini horses are a highlight again this year | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

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

They are a favorite of many children who visit the fair. And adults, too. And without Ron and Pat Gascoyne, the miniature horses wouldn’t be… Continue reading

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

Best Bets

As summer winds down, are you looking for a great way to spend the next-to-the-last summer weekend? Here’s suggestions for you to consider. Summer Sounds,… Continue reading

Best Bets
Aaron Varney leads a seminar on cannabis for seniors.

Catering to seniors and those with medical needs

Aaron Varney wants to share his knowledge of cannabis with everyone. But in particular he’s reaching out to seniors who want to know about using… Continue reading

Aaron Varney leads a seminar on cannabis for seniors.
Fair is an important part of Kramer’s life | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

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 the Kitsap County Fair. His work has included three years as the superintendent… Continue reading

Fair is an important part of Kramer’s life | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
Miss Kitsap County Fair and Katie Kitsap ready for big event | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

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 2017 Miss Kitsap Fair & Stampede and 2017 Miss Katie Kitsap will be… Continue reading

Miss Kitsap County Fair and Katie Kitsap ready for big event | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
He can make you sing and dance and you’ll never know how | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

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 are you’re going to laugh and be amazed. Wolfe is a certified hypnotist… Continue reading

He can make you sing and dance and you’ll never know how | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
It’s a lot more than just smashing cars | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

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 just going at each other. But to expert drivers in the sport, it’s… Continue reading

It’s a lot more than just smashing cars | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
Clowning: It’s fun, but dangerous work | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

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

As the song says, “Mammas, don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys.” But it didn’t say anything about becoming a rodeo clown. And… Continue reading

Clowning: It’s fun, but dangerous work | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
Burgers have been part of the fair for 56 years | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

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 year-round in Bremerton, they’ve been “the fair burger” since 1961. We’re talking Crazy… Continue reading

Burgers have been part of the fair for 56 years | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
Big Shot Wood Carvers will show their skills | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

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

Steve Backus was born with a chainsaw in his hands. Well, almost. Backus, who is part of the Big Shot Wood Carvers, is a second-generation… Continue reading

Big Shot Wood Carvers will show their skills | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
Music performances are a big part of the fair | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

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 come to hear the music. And this year’s fair is filled with great… Continue reading

Music performances are a big part of the fair | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
Get the 411 on the fair: Schedule and details | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede

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 to know. Fair hours ​Wednesday through Saturday, Aug. 23-26: 10 a.m. to 10… Continue reading

Get the 411 on the fair: Schedule and details | Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
Hold on to your hat - The Kitsap County Fair & Stampede’s coming!

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

For more than 90 years residents of Kitsap County, their friends and neighbors have enjoyed all the elements of a down-home county fair. This will… Continue reading

Hold on to your hat - The Kitsap County Fair & Stampede’s coming!
Dahlias: It’s the variety that lures them in

Dahlias: It’s the variety that lures them in

It’s a flower whose name can bring many pictures to mind. That’s because no one is really sure just how many varieties of dahlias there… Continue reading

Dahlias: It’s the variety that lures them in
Children can enjoy the carnival rides at Whaling Days this weekend in Silverdale.

This weekend’s Best Bets

Not sure how you’ll spend your weekend? Here’s our suggestions of a fun places to visit and things to do. • Kingston Arts Fair, July… Continue reading

Children can enjoy the carnival rides at Whaling Days this weekend in Silverdale.

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Not sure how you’ll spend your weekend? Here’s our suggestions of Five Fun Places to Visit and Things to Do: • Indianola Days, July 21-… Continue reading