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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

F.R.O.G. Soap named Washington recycler of the year

BREMERTON — “I gotta tell ya, I felt as giddy as the ‘Ugly Duckling’ when he swam into the next pond over and found all… Continue reading

Pile on the memories: Flipping flapjacks is Fourth of July tradition

For some, Bainbridge’s Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast is simply an opportunity to eat some breakfast while benefiting high school sports, but for many others… Continue reading

Independence Day celebration kicks off with Bremerton Bridge Blast July 1 | Slideshow

BREMERTON — The first Bremerton Bridge Blast blasted off Independence Day celebrations in Kitsap County on July 1, with a fireworks show consisting of 8,562… Continue reading

A bit about the Swallows of Capistrano

According to folklore, the cliff swallows return annually to the famous Mission of San Juan Capistrano on St. Joseph’s Day, March 19. The village of… Continue reading

Preparing for the 4th: Keeping your pet safe during festivities

While shooting off fireworks on the Fourth of July and having a barbecue with family and friends can be popular with humans, these festivities can… Continue reading

Custom-made paddle boat is displayed on Liberty Bay

POULSBO — With 3.5-inch engines, 80 square feet of tubing and one large paddle wheel, Allan D. Dunlap’s paddle boat touched the Liberty Bay water… Continue reading

Emergency number for fireworks issues established

To avoid overwhelming the 911 reporting system during this year’s Fourth of July holiday — a busy time for emergency responders — Kitsap authorities have… Continue reading

Celebrate the Fourth of July around Kitsap County

It doesn’t matter what part of Kitsap County you live in, there’s a Fourth of July celebration nearby. Bremerton begin the Fourth of July weekend… Continue reading

Dylan Fabrics is moving to Silverdale

Owner says she’s ‘losing business’ because of lack of parking in downtown Bremerton

What are you planning to do on Independence Day? | Street Talk

Carissa and Regan Walker, Kingston: “We are going to go down and enjoy the Kingston 4th of July Parade and maybe the fireworks.” William Mash,… Continue reading

Kids can have fun, learn lifelong skills at summer Drama Kids camp in Bremerton

BREMERTON — Drama camp for kids isn’t just about them reciting lines someone else wrote for them. It’s about teaching children life skills and boosting… Continue reading

Outreach and chivalry a key aspect of the Kingdom of An Tir

This is the fifth and final installment in a series of articles about the Society for Creative Anachronism’s Kingdom of An Tir. There is more… Continue reading

Summer STEAM a way to introduce science on school break

KEYPORT — Summer STEAM returns to the U.S. Naval Undersea Museum starting July 5. This weekly program enables students in kindergarten through 12th grade and… Continue reading

OC art students beautify West Bremerton with mural project

BREMERTON — Bremerton is a little brighter, thanks to a vibrant new mural painted by Olympic College students. The mural adorns a wall near Juice… Continue reading

Kitsap Medieval Faire XXXV: An Tir’s demonstration of life in the Middle Ages | Slideshow

BREMERTON — The 35th annual Kitsap Medieval Faire, hosted by the Society for Creative Anachronism’s Kingdom of An Tir, was Saturday, June 3. At the… Continue reading