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  • May 25, 2018

Seagull calling contest, wings cook-off on Saturday

Fathoms O’ Fun event is on Saturday, May 26 at Waterfront Park in Port Orchard.

Viking Fest turns 50!

POULSBO — The return of Viking Fest roused the self-proclaimed “Viking City” in fine fashion last weekend as thousands of residents and visitors flocked to… Continue reading

<em>Crew members of Pyrates of the Coast listen to their fellow pirates perform at the 2016 Kitsap Harbor Festival.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Kitsap Harbor Festival May 26-27

BREMERTON — The annual Kitsap Harbor Festival will celebrate its 10th year on Memorial Day Weekend May 26-27. This event heralds the opening of the… Continue reading

<em>Crew members of Pyrates of the Coast listen to their fellow pirates perform at the 2016 Kitsap Harbor Festival.</em>
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Annual ‘Flags Across the Park’ honors veterans

The event will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at Miller-Woodlawn, 5505 Kitsap Way, Bremerton.

Bicycle Rodeo is all about safety

There’s plenty to see and touch at the Bicycle Safety Fair and Bike Rodeo.

Heavy fighting will be on display at the Kitsap Medieval Faire, in both war scenarios and one-on-one combat.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Heavy fighting will be on display at the Kitsap Medieval Faire, in both war scenarios and one-on-one combat.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Flags fly at the Armed Forces Day parade | SLIDESHOW

BREMERTON — The 2018 Armed Forces Day Parade in downtown Bremerton took place at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19. The parade followed the usual route,… Continue reading

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