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Jon Jump, assistant brewer at Rainy Daze Brewery in Poulsbo checks the tank in preparation for final hopping. Rainy Daze is one of many Kitsap County breweries participating in the Bremerton BrewFest July 20-21. (Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group)

BrewFest coming to Bremerton

BREMERTON — Calling all craft beer-lovers to the Bremerton boardwalk. The suds will be flowing freely (and responsibly, of course!) next weekend as craft breweries… Continue reading

Jon Jump, assistant brewer at Rainy Daze Brewery in Poulsbo checks the tank in preparation for final hopping. Rainy Daze is one of many Kitsap County breweries participating in the Bremerton BrewFest July 20-21. (Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group)

GRACE Project Supports Food Banks

In July 2017, the Kitsap Conservation District was awarded a $50,000 grant to grow technical assistance capacity for urban agriculture conservation projects. The awarded idea… Continue reading

Historic boat Felicity Ann visits Port of Poulsbo

Historic boat Felicity Ann visits Port of Poulsbo

POULSBO — Felicity Ann, the boat which carried Ann Davison, the first woman to complete a single-handed crossing of the Atlantic Ocean — made a… Continue reading

Historic boat Felicity Ann visits Port of Poulsbo
Summer happenings in Port Gamble

Summer happenings in Port Gamble

Get ready for Port Gamble Summer Faire Aug. 11 We are pleased to announce that the second annual family-fun event set to take place on… Continue reading

Summer happenings in Port Gamble
Depending on your perspective

Depending on your perspective

I had just reached the stretch of Hwy 101 coming into Port Angeles that offers an expansive view of the forest framing the Olympics. It… Continue reading

Depending on your perspective
Pet licenses help lost pets get home

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
Pet licenses help lost pets get home
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.

The salmon bake event has been a Manchester community tradition for 49 years. (Friends of the Manchester Library photo)
Regardless of fame, fortune or locale, suicide rates are rising

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

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

Regardless of fame, fortune or locale, suicide rates are rising
Nature deficit disorder

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

Nature deficit disorder
Kitsap Bank awards 12 scholarships to employee children

Kitsap Bank awards 12 scholarships to employee children

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

Kitsap Bank awards 12 scholarships to employee children
Kiwanis awards scholarships to 10 students

Kiwanis awards scholarships to 10 students

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

Kiwanis awards scholarships to 10 students
Craving a root beer float? Head to Waterman

Craving a root beer float? Head to Waterman

… on June 16 at the community center.

Craving a root beer float? Head to Waterman

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

Seagulls come calling in Port Orchard

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

Seagulls come calling in Port Orchard
Olympic College’s band is Concerts by the Bay opener tonight

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.

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

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

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

Volunteers Are Making It Happen
Where to wander in Kitsap this Memorial Day weekend

Where to wander in Kitsap this Memorial Day weekend

Discover all that Kitsap has to offer

  • May 25, 2018
Where to wander in Kitsap this Memorial Day weekend
Seagull calling contest, wings cook-off on Saturday

Seagull calling contest, wings cook-off on Saturday

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

Seagull calling contest, wings cook-off on Saturday
Viking Fest turns 50!

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

Viking Fest turns 50!