Christmas holiday

Kids weigh in on Christmas joy, reindeers and presents under the tree

Preschoolers have plenty to say about their favorite time of the year.


About 150 stuffed animals were donated to Harrison Hospital’s ER by the Olympic Vintage Auto Club.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

150 bears swarm Harrison ER to bring joy to children

SILVERDALE — Bears are normally solitary animals, but on Dec. 7, about 150 teddy bears and their friends gathered at the emergency room entrance of… Continue reading


Gingerbread house contest at Port Orchard Market

PORT ORCHARD — Run, run, run as fast as you can to the Port Orchard Public Market, say merchants at the Bay Street establishment. You… Continue reading


Santa announces neighborhood visit schedule

POULSBO — Poulsbo Fire Department will escort Santa Claus on a visit of local neighborhoods in December. Here’s the schedule. Dec. 5: Lofall/Edgewater, 6-6:20 p.m.;… Continue reading

Festival of Chimes & Lights is drawing near

PORT ORCHARD — If the cold and rainy fall weather doesn’t remind you of the holiday season, the impending Port Orchard Festival of Chimes and… Continue reading