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Ceremony remembers those who were lost in 9/11 attacks

Ceremony was held at the Kitsap 9/11 Memorial at Evergreen Rotary Park in Bremerton

 

September 11 Remembrance Ceremony set for Wednesday at Kitsap 9/11 Memorial

Ceremony begins at 6 p.m. at Evergreen Rotary Park in Bremerton

 

Salish Recovery Coalition to host Recovery in the Park

Event set for Sept. 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Evergreen Park in Bremerton

<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
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

The annual Armed Forces Day Parade features members from all branches of the military.
                                Michelle Beahm / 2017 file photo
The annual Armed Forces Day Parade features members from all branches of the military.
                                Michelle Beahm / 2017 file photo
Powerboaters race at the 2016 Armed Forces Day Regatta on Kitsap Lake.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo

Kitsap Lake closed May 19-20 for regatta

BREMERTON — Kitsap Lake will be off-limited from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 19-20 to allow for the running of the 2018 Armed… Continue reading

Powerboaters race at the 2016 Armed Forces Day Regatta on Kitsap Lake.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo
More than 100 people ran in the 2017 Heart for Homeless 5K.
                                Kitsap Rescue Mission photo
More than 100 people ran in the 2017 Heart for Homeless 5K.
                                Kitsap Rescue Mission photo
A local pageant queen greets children in the crowd of spectators at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Bremerton March 17.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Bremerton a magical experience | Slideshow

The 27th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade draws huge crowds of emerald-clad spectators.

A local pageant queen greets children in the crowd of spectators at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Bremerton March 17.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group
Sean Delaire, founder and executive director of Left Right Straight, stands in the building that will soon be the new headquarters for the nonprofit organization, in the early days of renovation.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo

Nonprofit helps veterans through adventure, workshops and more

BREMERTON — Left Right Straight started out as a phrase used by the nonprofit’s founder, Sean Delaire, and his friends as they left for an… Continue reading

Sean Delaire, founder and executive director of Left Right Straight, stands in the building that will soon be the new headquarters for the nonprofit organization, in the early days of renovation.
                                Michelle Beahm | Kitsap News Group file photo

Take a second chance at prom to support local charities

Josephine’s 2nd Chance Prom donating proceeds to Camp to Belong of Washington and The Coffee Oasis.

Kate Daniels, manager of the Bremerton branch of Liberty Bay Books, says Small Business Saturday is “is a time of coming together.” Liberty Bay Books in Bremerton and Poulsbo is hosting local authors throughout Nov. 25, Small Business Saturday.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo

Give the gift of reading to loved ones while supporting locally owned businesses

Liberty Bay Books hosts local authors on Nov. 25 for their Small Business Saturday events

Kate Daniels, manager of the Bremerton branch of Liberty Bay Books, says Small Business Saturday is “is a time of coming together.” Liberty Bay Books in Bremerton and Poulsbo is hosting local authors throughout Nov. 25, Small Business Saturday.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group file photo

Best Bets for this weekend

Labor Day weekend signals the last “unofficial” weekend of summer. For many, it’s a three-day weekend and there’s plenty to do in Kitsap County. Here… Continue reading

Destruction Derby ‘more’ than just smashing cars

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

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

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

Whaling Days Parade | Photos

Photos from the perspective of someone who walked in the parade