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Kitsap County Fair a huge draw | Slideshow

BREMERTON — The Kitsap County Fair, first held in 1923 in Port Orchard (that was recorded), closed up after a succesful Sunday Aug. 27, following… Continue reading

Destruction Derby ‘more of a game’ than just smashing cars | Slideshow

BREMERTON — “You have to know something about the mechanics of a car or truck, and know how to drive to be successful at this,”… Continue reading

Solar eclipse draws crowd on ferry | Slideshow

BREMERTON — People came from near and far — some taking a break from work, some passing through the Pacific Northwest, some vacationing here as… Continue reading

Bicycle patrol is ‘proactive,’ not ‘reactive’ policing

BREMERTON — In April, the Bremerton Police Department set up a new kind of patrol for the city, one that included officers Derek Ejda and… Continue reading

Olalla Americana Festival 2017 | Slideshow

OLALLA — The 2017 Olalla Americana Festival started 11 a.m. Aug. 19 at the South Kitsap Little League Fields in Olalla. The festival featured live… Continue reading

Dining at Bay Street Bistro is ‘like going to a friend’s house for dinner’

PORT ORCHARD — Eating at the Bay Street Bistro “is like going to a friend’s house for dinner where they are both a good chef… Continue reading

Free books for children at Woodland Elementary School READ Up program

SILVERDALE — Woodlands Elementary School has been the site of an invasion. More than a 1,000 books have been delivered to the Central Kitsap school… Continue reading

Meet Port Orchard’s fuzzy new politicians at Aug. 29 ‘Kitty Hall’

PORT ORCHARD — From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 29, there’ll be all new politicians in the Port Orchard City Hall, and though they… Continue reading

Community event helps Bremerton ‘reflect the same beauty that Mother Nature provides’

BREMERTON — Bremertonians will gather together on Sept. 16, joined by a single purpose: to beautify Bremerton. “We live in such a breathtaking city with… Continue reading

Whaling Days Parade | Photos

Photos from the perspective of someone who walked in the parade

‘El Diablo of the dog world’: Do pit bulls deserve their reputation?

One thing almost everyone can agree on: Dogs are wonderful additions to the family. One thing that is almost bound to be a divisive, argument-inducing… Continue reading

Pit bull myths and statistics

Read an article about personal experiences with pit bulls here. From PitBullInfo.org Pitbullinfo.org is published by a nonprofit group dedicated to dog-bite prevention, education and… Continue reading

Family Kitchen feeds dozens eight days a month

Low income, homeless and seniors welcome for free, balanced meals at First Lutheran Community Church

Rotary Duck Race always a big hit at Whaling Days Festival

SILVERDALE — Around 1:30 p.m. on July 30, it might be a good idea to “duck” outside and enjoy the sights at Dyes Inlet. Just… Continue reading

It’ll be a whale of a good time

SILVERDALE — If you’re looking for a “whale of a good time,” you’re in luck. On July 28-30, Whaling Days takes over Old Town Silverdale.… Continue reading

New arena should ‘spur interest’ in year-round equestrian programs at the fairgrounds

By Michelle Beahm Kitsap News Group BREMERTON — About two years ago, Ron Gascoyne requested a face-to-face meeting with Kitsap County Parks Director Jim Dunwiddie… Continue reading

Poulsbo, Coffee Oasis team up to provide transitional housing for women

POULSBO — The Coffee Oasis and the City of Poulsbo are entering into an agreement that solves two problems in one. The Coffee Oasis, a… Continue reading