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Pet licenses help lost pets get home

Did you know that 75 percent of lost pets never make it home? Many of those pets are brought to our shelter, and sadly, without… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2018

 

The salmon bake event has been a Manchester community tradition for 49 years. (Friends of the Manchester Library photo)

Eat up! Manchester Library’s salmon bake and book sale coming up

It is a Father’s Day tradition in Manchester.

 

Regardless of fame, fortune or locale, suicide rates are rising

Recent celebrity deaths have placed a spotlight on this mental health issue.

 

Nature deficit disorder

I’m of an age that never developed the habit of walking along with eyes glued to a smart phone. If I tried that now, I’d… Continue reading

Kitsap Bank awards 12 scholarships to employee children

Students from South Kitsap, North Kitsap, Central Kitsap and Kingston named award winners.

Kiwanis awards scholarships to 10 students

Scholars were awarded $20,500 from Kiwanis, but club members are also active in other areas.

Craving a root beer float? Head to Waterman

… on June 16 at the community center.

Antique tractor and engine show June 2-3

PORT ORCHARD — The Olympic Peninsula Antique Tractor and Engine Association’s annual show is set for Saturday and Sunday, June 2-3, at the Port Orchard… Continue reading

Seagulls come calling in Port Orchard

Contestants line up to compete for top billing as ‘top gull caller’ around.

Olympic College’s band is Concerts by the Bay opener tonight

Olympic College’s band kicks off the Concerts by the Bay summer series this evening.

HomeShare Programs Offer Promising Housing Model in North Kitsap | Sharenet & You

By Mark Ince Kingston Community News, Columnist An important alternative housing model is building foundations in North Kitsap through the HomeShare programs at North Kitsap… Continue reading

Volunteers Are Making It Happen

By Annette Wright Kingston Community News, Columnist Hansville has so many volunteers working at worthwhile causes. It’s one of the things that makes it a… Continue reading

Where to wander in Kitsap this Memorial Day weekend

Discover all that Kitsap has to offer

  • May 25, 2018

Seagull calling contest, wings cook-off on Saturday

Fathoms O’ Fun event is on Saturday, May 26 at Waterfront Park in Port Orchard.

Viking Fest turns 50!

POULSBO — The return of Viking Fest roused the self-proclaimed “Viking City” in fine fashion last weekend as thousands of residents and visitors flocked to… Continue reading

<em>Crew members of Pyrates of the Coast listen to their fellow pirates perform at the 2016 Kitsap Harbor Festival.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Kitsap Harbor Festival May 26-27

BREMERTON — The annual Kitsap Harbor Festival will celebrate its 10th year on Memorial Day Weekend May 26-27. This event heralds the opening of the… Continue reading

<em>Crew members of Pyrates of the Coast listen to their fellow pirates perform at the 2016 Kitsap Harbor Festival.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Annual ‘Flags Across the Park’ honors veterans

The event will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at Miller-Woodlawn, 5505 Kitsap Way, Bremerton.

Bicycle Rodeo is all about safety

There’s plenty to see and touch at the Bicycle Safety Fair and Bike Rodeo.

Heavy fighting will be on display at the Kitsap Medieval Faire, in both war scenarios and one-on-one combat.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Heavy fighting will be on display at the Kitsap Medieval Faire, in both war scenarios and one-on-one combat.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Flags fly at the Armed Forces Day parade | SLIDESHOW

BREMERTON — The 2018 Armed Forces Day Parade in downtown Bremerton took place at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19. The parade followed the usual route,… Continue reading