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BOOK ENDS

Our Kitsap Peninsula is brimming over with authors. We have novelists, short story writers, poets and essayists. Some are published writers and some write just… Continue reading

  • Mar 23, 2018
Corinna Lang DeAngel

Recipient reaping benefits from Soroptimist awards

DeAngel is finding that organization’s program is opening career doors.

Corinna Lang DeAngel
Gordon Walgren

Long-time Port of Bremerton attorney Gordon Walgren passes away March 13

Community invited to attend public memorial service 1 p.m. April 8 at Kitsap Golf and Country Club.

Gordon Walgren
A local pageant queen greets children in the crowd of spectators at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Bremerton March 17.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Bremerton a magical experience | Slideshow

The 27th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade draws huge crowds of emerald-clad spectators.

A local pageant queen greets children in the crowd of spectators at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Bremerton March 17.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group

Generation Inspiration brings Intergenerational Cultural Exchange to Kitsap Regional Library

Generation Inspiration sounds a bit like a 1960’s Motown soul group. Though this five-member team isn’t laying down soulful ballads on vinyl, the team does… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2018

2018 inductees to OC Athletic Hall of Fame announced

Includes the men’s basketball team from 1948-49; Dick McKimson, track; and Jill Bekar, basketball.

Caleb Winslow

Young Artist Competition winners to perform Blooming Brilliance April 13-14

Tickets are selling quickly for the Kitsap concerts.

Caleb Winslow

Washington State Patrol Hosts Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Career Camp

OLYMPIA - Washington state high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career will have an opportunity to spend a… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2018

Compass & Clock – The Accidental Safari Begins

“It all began when (…)” is a phrase we often use to explain the how and why of our present circumstances. If the “blank” was… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2018

Community event to discuss U.S. Navy expansion on Bainbridge

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Award-winning filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin will present their new documentary, “Plane Truths: Will Our Communities Become Collateral Damage” at 7… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2018

Spring Daze craft and garden show April 28-29

Port Orchard event sponsored by Soroptimist International

BOOK ENDS – Authors of March

The month of March seems to be a very busy time for birthdays and publishing dates for some famous authors. The books these authors have… Continue reading

  • Mar 9, 2018
Sean Delaire, founder and executive director of Left Right Straight, stands in the building that will soon be the new headquarters for the nonprofit organization, in the early days of renovation.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo

Nonprofit helps veterans through adventure, workshops and more

BREMERTON — Left Right Straight started out as a phrase used by the nonprofit’s founder, Sean Delaire, and his friends as they left for an… Continue reading

Sean Delaire, founder and executive director of Left Right Straight, stands in the building that will soon be the new headquarters for the nonprofit organization, in the early days of renovation.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo

Volunteer educators help keep African students in school

Through sponsorships, Chelsea and Kyle Pease helped pay for 13 students’ education

Q&A with Suquamish activist Calina Lawrence

Lawrence was chosen to attend the Golden Globes by actress Shailene Woodley for her social activism

Independent bookstores offer local, personal alternatives

Do you know what an “indie bookstore” is? This is the descriptive term that means those bookstores that are independently owned and not part of… Continue reading

Second Season Home Store generates memories of days long gone

POULSBO — As Second Season Home Store volunteers helped Ellen carry in her donation, a beautiful antique dollhouse, filled with tiny, hand-crafted furniture, she told… Continue reading

  • Mar 2, 2018

Prepared for anything

Being a firefighter means being ready to tackle more than just fires

Home is where the heart is

Despite failed kidneys, Martha & Mary resident plans on traveling again