Life

‘Scrubbies lady’ at Farmers Market feted with special day

PORT ORCHARD — Linda Young quietly ended her 39-year tenure in June as a crafts vendor at the Port Orchard Farmers Market. But on Oct.… Continue reading

Port Orchard Film Festival returns this weekend

Eclectic offerings will be shown over three days at Dragonfly Cinema.

Trawlerfest comes to Bremerton May 3 – 5

BREMERTON — Check out a wide array of boats on display from Outer Reef Yachts, Helmsman Trawlers, Denison Yacht Sales and other businesses at this… Continue reading

Huge garden sale and savvy surfing talk

It’s the 50th anniversary of Hansville’s Flotsam and Jetsam Garden Club and to celebrate they’re holding their best spring sale ever — more plants and… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2018

Breaking Budget in the Box Store

I was on the phone with my sister yesterday as she walked into Costco. “I just have to get two things,” she said. “Eggs and… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2018

Giving garden means real food not fads

Food banks get to see all the fads in food supply, because sooner, later or during, they will inherit the remnants of these fads. For… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2018

Organizations that help you recognize and appreciate a deeper connection to the natural world

The Cascadia bioregion is abundant and regenerative. We are surrounded by economically valuable resources like working forests, commercial fisheries and navigable waterways. We appreciate the… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2018

Norm Hollingshead, the beloved opera aficionado and lecturer is concluding his long and distinguished career

Change is never easy. It is especially hard when something one loves is coming to an end. In this case, Norm Hollingshead, the beloved opera… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2018

Farmer’s Market returns to Port Gamble May 6

We are very excited to announce the Port Gamble Farmer’s Market returning to Port Gamble every Sunday from 9 a.m. 3 p.m., May through September.… Continue reading

  • Apr 28, 2018

Saluting the Dreamers

By Ron Carter Kingston Rotary Club In a community our size, who in their right mind would ever countenance the thought of raising more than… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2018

Documents needed for Title Policy

Dear Jan: Our mother has had to move out of her home and I am her power of attorney. We are getting ready to sell… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2018

Celebrate National Indie Book Store Day and buy a printed adventure

Do you know what an indie bookstore is? It means the store is independently owned and not part of a large chain store. I tell… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2018

Port Orchard sailor cuts a wide swath in her destroyer mission

Specialist Jennifer Mathis is one of many who keeps USS Curtis Wilbur on task.

Nimitz sailors lend a helping hand to Seabeck llamas

Crew members from the Bremerton-docked aircraft carrier assist animal sanctuary’s rehab efforts.

Volunteers needed to plan Alzheimer’s walk

BREMERTON - The Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter is looking for volunteers to help plan the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Bremerton. This year’s event… Continue reading

A Fallout of Birds –

When people hear the term “fallout,” they usually think of windborne nuclear particles. But for avid birders, an avian fallout is more electrifying than radioactive… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

It’s (almost) summer

The clock has sprung forward, the sun is finally up when I drive to work and it occasionally stops raining. I even need to wear… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

Mrs. Muir’s House is bringing treasures from overseas to Port Gamble

Mrs. Muir’s House ~ Teas and Treasures owner Chris Wingren recently took a trip to Birmingham, England to the Spring Fair Gift Show to see… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

ShareNet Celebrates 25 Years of Service

After a long and productive history of operating under Bayside Church’s 501(c)(3), ShareNet is now its own Washington State Nonprofit Corporation and celebrating 25 years… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

Village Green Foundation ready to cross the finish line on capital campaign

We are excited to share that we’re about to cross the finish line on the Village Green Foundation’s Capital Campaign. To help ensure this outcome,… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018