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Pileated Woodpecker is fresh from a stint in rehab. (Nancy Sefton photo)

Kitsap, Naturally | Rehab in the forest

Kitsap Naturally By Nancy Sefton For me personally, it began with the sad sight of a stately pileated woodpecker hopping around on our deck in… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018
Pileated Woodpecker is fresh from a stint in rehab. (Nancy Sefton photo)

Kids: Bike Safety Rodeo is Saturday

The event will take place on Saturday, May 19 at Walmart’s parking lot.

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport photo
                                The tall ship “Lady Washington” will sail into the Port Orchard Marina on Wednesday, May 16 as part of a one-week visit to South Kitsap.

‘Lady Washington’ tall ship returns to Port Orchard

Historic replica vessel will moor at the Port Orchard Marina from May 16-24.

Grays Harbor Historical Seaport photo
                                The tall ship “Lady Washington” will sail into the Port Orchard Marina on Wednesday, May 16 as part of a one-week visit to South Kitsap.

SK Wolf Pack Invitational Crew Regatta is back again

The Fathoms O’ Fun event takes place May 26.

Things to love about books

Do you agree with these reasons for loving books? “They don’t require batteries or charging, you can read them in the bathtub, you can take… Continue reading

<em>Angela Davis, a civil rights activist, spoke at OC’s inaugural event for its Presidential Equity and Excellence series January 2017, helmed by then-OC President David Mitchell and Equity and Inclusion Vice President Cheryl Nuñez.</em>			 Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

OC series advances conversation about campus diversity | Update

Update: Next discussion will be held 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 24 at Olympic College, with Ray Garrido.

<em>Angela Davis, a civil rights activist, spoke at OC’s inaugural event for its Presidential Equity and Excellence series January 2017, helmed by then-OC President David Mitchell and Equity and Inclusion Vice President Cheryl Nuñez.</em>			 Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Kids and family members: learn about safety at Bike Rodeo

The event will take place on Saturday, May 19 at Walmart’s parking lot.

Start your summer biking the right way at Bike Rodeo

Bike event will focus on bike safety and include a helmet give-away for kids.

  • May 4, 2018

‘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