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Holiday traditions from Kiwanis

Holiday traditions from Kiwanis

By Pat Bennett-Forman Kingston Kiwanis invites the community to share in two holiday service traditions in the coming weeks. First, on Dec. 7, members welcome… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2019
Holiday traditions from Kiwanis
Gingerbread house contest set for December

Gingerbread house contest set for December

Entries on display at Port Orchard Market

Gingerbread house contest set for December
Oh, the fun you’ll have watching ‘Seussical the Musical’

Oh, the fun you’ll have watching ‘Seussical the Musical’

WWCA production ends on Dec. 22

Oh, the fun you’ll have watching ‘Seussical the Musical’
Fall gem festival at fairgrounds Nov. 23-24

Fall gem festival at fairgrounds Nov. 23-24

Kitsap Mineral and Gem Society to host event at county fairgrounds

Fall gem festival at fairgrounds Nov. 23-24
Giving Tree presents accepted at Port Orchard Market

Giving Tree presents accepted at Port Orchard Market

Sponsors asking for small, unwrapped gifts for seniors 65 and older

Giving Tree presents accepted at Port Orchard Market
Toys for Tots drop-off at Edward Jones locations

Toys for Tots drop-off at Edward Jones locations

Marines’ program is taking unwrapped gifts

Toys for Tots drop-off at Edward Jones locations
Gender-bending ‘Queerly Beloved’ unleashes glam on stage

Gender-bending ‘Queerly Beloved’ unleashes glam on stage

Campy variety show has entertained Slaughter County Brewing Company audiences since 2017

Gender-bending ‘Queerly Beloved’ unleashes glam on stage
Santa’s on his way to Port Orchard!

Santa’s on his way to Port Orchard!

Jolly Old St. Nick to hand out treats to good boys and girls

Santa’s on his way to Port Orchard!
By day, Zakary Schumacher is a pipefitter …

By day, Zakary Schumacher is a pipefitter …

By night, Lucas Ness is a Seussian author

By day, Zakary Schumacher is a pipefitter …
Have an extra plant? Manchester Library needs your help

Have an extra plant? Manchester Library needs your help

Plant collection will take place on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the library

Have an extra plant? Manchester Library needs your help
Manchester State Park shows its true fall colors

Manchester State Park shows its true fall colors

Buildings etched by history overlook Rich Passage

Manchester State Park shows its true fall colors
Heading into the holidays in Port Gamble

Heading into the holidays in Port Gamble

Port Gamble General Store kicks off the holiday season The goblins and ghouls are being replaced by ornaments and wreaths, the brightly colored leaves will… Continue reading

Heading into the holidays in Port Gamble
Seeing systems around us

Seeing systems around us

During October I participated with a few others in a four-week discussion course on climate change, hosted by Stillwaters. The course, titled “Change Is Our… Continue reading

Seeing systems around us

Free community meal set for Nov. 8

The next free Kingston Community Meal will be held on Nov. 8 at the Village Green Community Center. The second Friday of each month Kingston… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2019
<em>The sparrow-sized Northern Pygmy Owl, an aggressive hunter with large feet and big eyes, has false eye spots at the back of its head that confuse predators. </em>Photo by Paul Bannick

The owl’s year and Christmas cheer

With their haunting calls, yellow, unblinking eyes, and the startling whoosh they make as they glide invisibly in the dead of night, it’s no wonder… Continue reading

<em>The sparrow-sized Northern Pygmy Owl, an aggressive hunter with large feet and big eyes, has false eye spots at the back of its head that confuse predators. </em>Photo by Paul Bannick
Helpline food bank seeking holiday donations

Helpline food bank seeking holiday donations

Thanksgiving, Christmas holidays are coming up

Helpline food bank seeking holiday donations
Scarecrow screams!

Scarecrow screams!

Eclectic collection of Halloween sentinels ready for your vote

Scarecrow screams!
Howl-O-Ween adoptions at Humane Society Oct. 31

Howl-O-Ween adoptions at Humane Society Oct. 31

All adoption fees will be discounted from noon until 5:30 p.m.

Howl-O-Ween adoptions at Humane Society Oct. 31
Three SK DECA students organize second Bowling for a Cause event

Three SK DECA students organize second Bowling for a Cause event

Activity will roll at Hi Joy Bowl on Saturday

Three SK DECA students organize second Bowling for a Cause event
South Kitsap’s ‘CF warriors’ raise money to combat CF

South Kitsap’s ‘CF warriors’ raise money to combat CF

Organizers Piper Willson and Joseph Laws say the 5K Run will become annual event

South Kitsap’s ‘CF warriors’ raise money to combat CF