Leslie Kelly

Private areas will be available at the fair for readings.                                Contributed photo

Annual Midsummer Healing Art Fair set for July 22

Ever wonder what Reiki is all about? Have you thought “I’d love to have my aura adjusted,” but not known where to go? Give this… Continue reading

Private areas will be available at the fair for readings.                                Contributed photo

Cosmic weather…It’s gonna get messy

No place to run? No place to hide? Nope! We are the change we are waiting for and the full moon in Capricorn (July 8,… Continue reading

Consider joining a writer’s group

Consider joining a writer’s group

BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network) is located at 8890 Three Tree Lane NE on Bainbridge Island. They have a lovely new building and teaching rooms… Continue reading

Consider joining a writer’s group

Dealing with the role reversal

Lately, when I call my BFF back in Kansas to get caught up, it’s not the kids or the grandkids that we talk about. It’s… Continue reading

Poetry readings July 8 at Poulsbohemian

Monthly poet readings return to coffeehouse

Viognier continues to seduce winemakers

Viognier continues to seduce winemakers

Northwest Wine: Viognier continues to seduce Washington winemakers

Viognier continues to seduce winemakers
Poulsbo is the subject of a new book by Bill Effinger. Annie LaValle/Kitsap News Group

“WHY POULSBO”—- a new book in the works.

In a past column, I interviewed Bill Effinger and wrote about his book, “Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur.” Now he’s writing a new book titled,… Continue reading

Poulsbo is the subject of a new book by Bill Effinger. Annie LaValle/Kitsap News Group
Pile on the memories: Flipping flapjacks is Fourth of July tradition

Pile on the memories: Flipping flapjacks is Fourth of July tradition

For some, Bainbridge’s Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast is simply an opportunity to eat some breakfast while benefiting high school sports, but for many others… Continue reading

Pile on the memories: Flipping flapjacks is Fourth of July tradition
A bit about the Swallows of Capistrano

A bit about the Swallows of Capistrano

According to folklore, the cliff swallows return annually to the famous Mission of San Juan Capistrano on St. Joseph’s Day, March 19. The village of… Continue reading

A bit about the Swallows of Capistrano

Preparing for the 4th: Keeping your pet safe during festivities

While shooting off fireworks on the Fourth of July and having a barbecue with family and friends can be popular with humans, these festivities can… Continue reading

Northwest Wine: Grenache shines at Walla Walla Wine Competition

Northwest Wine: Grenache shines at Walla Walla Wine Competition

WALLA WALLA — Victor Palencia, a wunderkind of the Washington wine industry, paced the fifth annual Walla Walla Valley Wine Competition with five gold medals,… Continue reading

Northwest Wine: Grenache shines at Walla Walla Wine Competition

Emergency number for fireworks issues established

To avoid overwhelming the 911 reporting system during this year’s Fourth of July holiday — a busy time for emergency responders — Kitsap authorities have… Continue reading

Celebrate the Fourth of July around Kitsap County

Celebrate the Fourth of July around Kitsap County

It doesn’t matter what part of Kitsap County you live in, there’s a Fourth of July celebration nearby. Bremerton begin the Fourth of July weekend… Continue reading

Celebrate the Fourth of July around Kitsap County
Polynesian outriggers club to host races at festival

Polynesian outriggers club to host races at festival

They’re on the water at least three times a week from March to October. Some are natives of Hawaii. Some are folks who have traveled… Continue reading

Polynesian outriggers club to host races at festival

Runners welcome at first-ever Water Trails race

If you don’t paddle, come out and be a part of the fun of the Water Trails Festival anyway. The Silverdale Riot Without a Paddle… Continue reading

Water sports bring economic boost to Kitsap County

Water sports bring economic boost to Kitsap County

When most people hear the term “water trails” they think about folks in man-powered boats. They think kayaks, canoes and paddle boards. But the Kitsap… Continue reading

Water sports bring economic boost to Kitsap County
Loop Around Dyes Inlet added to this year’s festival

Loop Around Dyes Inlet added to this year’s festival

Paul Dutky and Dianne Iverson are all about sharing Kitsap County with bicycle enthusiasts. And while they know there’s some work to do before a… Continue reading

Loop Around Dyes Inlet added to this year’s festival
He’s the man who started the Water Trails Festival

He’s the man who started the Water Trails Festival

He’s the man who started the Water Trails Festival

He’s the man who started the Water Trails Festival

Build a boat and then take it for a spin

There’s an opportunity to become the skipper of your own boat at Water Trails this year. The “Chamber Games” will include a build-your-own-boat session on… Continue reading

Water Trails goes live with a new interactive map for paddlers

Water Trails goes live with a new interactive map for paddlers

Thanks to a grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce and Lodging Tax funds from Kitsap County, residents and visitors now have an inter-active… Continue reading

Water Trails goes live with a new interactive map for paddlers