Christmas holiday

Annie Erker goes in for a second hug after her son Jaysen Keilbart surprises her at work.

Airman returns home to surprise mom for Christmas

Airman First Class Jayden Keilbart gave his mom, Annie Erker, a memorable Christmas this year, when he surprised her while she was at work on… Continue reading

 

Kingston shines bright on the waterfront

On Saturday the Kingston waterfront once again came alive with light during the annual Kingston Cove Christmas celebration. Plenty of food vendors were on hand,… Continue reading

 

Vikings await the Lucia Bride’s lighting of the Julefest bonfire at Muriel Iverson Williams Waterfront Park. File photo

Poulsbo holiday tradition returns Saturday

While for many, Thanksgiving is the mark of the start of the holiday season, for Poulsbo its Scandinavian bazaar, Julefest bonfire, and the procession of… Continue reading

 

Trees like this will be in businesses and Churches around Poulsbo for Fishlines Christmas Child Program. (photo courtesy of Fishline)

Fishline’s ‘Christmas Child’ program kicks off the holiday season

The holiday season has arrived at Fishline Foodbank and Comprehensive Services. The nonprofit organization has begun offering its “Christmas Child” program, where it invites the… Continue reading

Trees like this will be in businesses and Churches around Poulsbo for Fishlines Christmas Child Program. (photo courtesy of Fishline)

Giving Tree presents accepted at Port Orchard Market

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

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

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

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