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Photo Gallery | Poulsbo Boat Rendezvous

The Poulsbo Boat Rendezvous was held this weekend in Pouslbo. The city’s namesake boats were built in a basement workshop for around 50 years. The… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2018

Kitsap women help pets displaced by wildfires

Some 40,000 pets were displaced in British Columbia last year.

  • Sep 11, 2018

Manchester Library starts ‘Fall Storytimes’

PORT ORCHARD — Manchester Library will present “Fall Storytimes” on Tuesdays from 10:30- 11:15 a.m. Another session also has been added on the third Saturday… Continue reading

Hadaller awarded ICMA-RC scholarship

PORT ORCHARD — Robin Hadaller of Port Orchard has been awarded an ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. Hadaller will be… Continue reading

Adults and kids alike can enjoy new nature trail — and learn something

South Kitsap Regional Park opens new forested nature trail Saturday.

Taste of Port Orchard at waterfront on Sept. 2

PORT ORCHARD — Hankering for a taste treat — or several, for that matter — this weekend? The eighth annual Taste of Port Orchard on… Continue reading

Poulsbo Waterfront Dance to replace street dance for 2018

POULSBO — The Port of Poulsbo will be holding it’s first Waterfront Dance on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Poulsbo’s Waterfront Park in downtown. Visitors can… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2018

Sidney Art Gallery seeking consignment artists

Organization’s mission is to ‘preserve history, promoting art.’

Trips on a tank: Hobuck Beach

POULSBO — As I listened to a coworker describe the beauty of Hobuck Beach, the road leading to it, and how much fun he and… Continue reading

Speaking of Bigfoot: Inaugural Kitsap Sasquatch Symposium draws seekers, skeptics

Beyond the cling and clang of slot machines, past the large central bar, sports-slathered TV screens ablaze (if you reach the bathrooms you’ve gone too… Continue reading

  • Aug 20, 2018

The Kitsap County Fair will showcase a multitude of 4-H exhibits

BREMERTON — The Kitsap 4-H Club is preparing for the Kitsap County Fair and Stampede, where its members will have the opportunity to exhibit skills… Continue reading

Old-fashioned ice cream social to celebrate opening of Kingston park

An old-fashioned ice cream social will celebrate the opening of a new park in Kingston on Wednesday, August 15. Dubbed the Port Park, it sits… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Sanctuary helps teach children about horses

POULSBO — The Horse Harbor Foundation, a nonprofit horse sanctuary located in Poulsbo, is set to host its 22nd year of Summer Horse Day Camps.… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018
Bob Smith | Independent
                                John Winters, who is a longtime car fan and a charter member of the South Kitsap-based Saints Car Club, plans to show off his gorgeous black 2002 Ford Thunderbird at the CRUZ Car Show Aug. 12.

Saints’ charter member still a CRUZ car fan

MANCHESTER — Although John Winters owns just two vehicles worthy of a car show these days, the longtime Saints Car Club member estimates that over… Continue reading

Bob Smith | Independent
                                John Winters, who is a longtime car fan and a charter member of the South Kitsap-based Saints Car Club, plans to show off his gorgeous black 2002 Ford Thunderbird at the CRUZ Car Show Aug. 12.
A snapshot of a scene during “Exit Laughing”. (Jablonski)

Review: “Exit Laughing” serves up plenty of humor

Cast makes friendships feel real

A snapshot of a scene during “Exit Laughing”. (Jablonski)
Larry Stokes photo
                                This beautiful 1955 Chevrolet Bel-Aire convertible is owned by Larry and Shirley Stokes. It will be one of the featured cars on display at the CRUZ Car Show.

Port Orchard’s CRUZ Car Show expects thousands of visitors this weekend

The event is Kitsap County’s most-attended summer event.

Larry Stokes photo
                                This beautiful 1955 Chevrolet Bel-Aire convertible is owned by Larry and Shirley Stokes. It will be one of the featured cars on display at the CRUZ Car Show.
Jacqueline Zappey posing in her Navy uniform for a photo that was submitted for the competition. (Christie Abrams)

Local elementary teacher a finalist in the Miss Veteran America competition

PORT ORCHARD — Navy veteran and South Kitsap teacher Jacqueline Zappey is a finalist in this year’s Miss Veteran America competition held in Hollywood on… Continue reading

Jacqueline Zappey posing in her Navy uniform for a photo that was submitted for the competition. (Christie Abrams)

Poulsbo man finds his creative spark

Local blacksmith creates one-of-a-kind pieces

Photo Gallery | Whaling Days

A sunny weekend greeted Whaling Days revelers, and the 25th annual Silverdale Rotary Duck Race was held at Silverdale Waterfront Park. The winner was Debbie… Continue reading