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

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

Pile on the memories: Flipping flapjacks is Fourth of July tradition
Independence Day celebration kicks off with Bremerton Bridge Blast July 1 | Slideshow

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

Independence Day celebration kicks off with Bremerton Bridge Blast July 1 | Slideshow
Celebrate the Fourth of July around Kitsap County

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

Celebrate the Fourth of July around Kitsap County
Waldo can be hidden anywhere in participating businesses, so long as he is mostly visible. Some stores will allow kids to rehide Waldo after they’ve found him (ask first), and some, like Liberty Bay Books, will change his location on a daily basis throughout the month of July.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Waldo can be hidden anywhere in participating businesses, so long as he is mostly visible. Some stores will allow kids to rehide Waldo after they’ve found him (ask first), and some, like Liberty Bay Books, will change his location on a daily basis throughout the month of July.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
There will be more than 8,500 firework shells and display cakes shot off the Manette Bridge at the first Bremerton Bridge Blast, 10:15 p.m. July 1.                                Kitsap News Group file photos
There will be more than 8,500 firework shells and display cakes shot off the Manette Bridge at the first Bremerton Bridge Blast, 10:15 p.m. July 1.                                Kitsap News Group file photos
Water Trails goes live with a new interactive map for paddlers

Water Trails goes live with a new interactive map for paddlers

Thanks to a grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce and Lodging Tax funds from Kitsap County, residents and visitors now have an inter-active… Continue reading

Water Trails goes live with a new interactive map for paddlers
Kitsap Medieval Faire XXXV: An Tir’s demonstration of life in the Middle Ages | Slideshow

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

Kitsap Medieval Faire XXXV: An Tir’s demonstration of life in the Middle Ages | Slideshow
The Kingdom of An Tir: Royalty and peerage

The Kingdom of An Tir: Royalty and peerage

The Kitsap Medieval Faire and the people behind it are gearing up for the 35th faire. The faire is presented by the Kingdom of An… Continue reading

The Kingdom of An Tir: Royalty and peerage
Warriors of An Tir fight for kingdom, fun and friendship

Warriors of An Tir fight for kingdom, fun and friendship

The Kitsap Medieval Faire and the people behind it are gearing up for the 35th faire. The faire is presented by the Kingdom of An… Continue reading

Warriors of An Tir fight for kingdom, fun and friendship
2017 Armed Forces Day Parade | Slideshow

2017 Armed Forces Day Parade | Slideshow

BREMERTON — The 69th annual Kitsap Credit Union Armed Forces Day Parade took place May 20. Participating were school bands, representatives from military branches, veterans… Continue reading

2017 Armed Forces Day Parade | Slideshow
Racers compete in the 2016 Armed Forces Day Regatta, a Seattle Outboard Association race sanctioned by the American Power Boat Association.                                Michelle Beahm / File photo

Hydros race here for Armed Forces Day

BREMERTON — Kitsap Lake will be closed over the weekend for the 2017 Armed Forces Regatta. On May 20-21, the lake will be used for… Continue reading

Racers compete in the 2016 Armed Forces Day Regatta, a Seattle Outboard Association race sanctioned by the American Power Boat Association.                                Michelle Beahm / File photo
Arion the Wander demonstrates how, when striking a coin, one person usually holds the top and bottom dyes while a second strikes the coin to imprint the design on both sides.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

‘There’s something for everybody to do’ in the Kingdom of An Tir

The Kitsap Medieval Faire, and the people behind it, are gearing up for the 35th year. The faire is presented by the Kingdom of An… Continue reading

Arion the Wander demonstrates how, when striking a coin, one person usually holds the top and bottom dyes while a second strikes the coin to imprint the design on both sides.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
The participants in the 2016 Shift into Summer pin-up competition.                                Courtesy of Brandy Morrow

Upcoming pin-up competition and car show prepares to ‘Shift into Summer’

BREMERTON — Spring may have only just arrived, but for one group in Bremerton, it’s already time to start preparing for summer. Brandy Morrow is… Continue reading

The participants in the 2016 Shift into Summer pin-up competition.                                Courtesy of Brandy Morrow
26th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Slideshow

26th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Slideshow

BREMERTON — The 26th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Bremerton drew a small crowd on Feb. 18. The parade, which started at 11… Continue reading

26th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Slideshow
Tinnie Cakes: custom culinary creations to celebrate any occasion

Tinnie Cakes: custom culinary creations to celebrate any occasion

SILVERDALE — Justinna Biggs, owner of Tinnie Cakes, said her favorite cake to make is the “smash” cake for a one-year-old. “I just love so… Continue reading

Tinnie Cakes: custom culinary creations to celebrate any occasion

Viva Flow Yoga and Dog Days Brewing hold “Brewga” event March 11

BREMERTON — Embrace your chi as you work on your chill with Viva Flow Yoga’s “Brewga” event at 11:30 a.m. March 11 at Dog Days… Continue reading

Representatives of the Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center at the Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls vigil Feb. 25. KIAC is an important resource for the local immigrant community.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Grassroots ‘resistance’ event March 11 at McClouds

BREMERTON — The American Civil Liberties Union is launching a grassroots mobilization platform called PeoplePower.org on March 11. Across the nation, people in hundreds of… Continue reading

Representatives of the Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center at the Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls vigil Feb. 25. KIAC is an important resource for the local immigrant community.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Participants in the 2016 Bremerton St. Patrick’s Day parade pass out gold coins to spectators.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Hunt for 1,000 gold coins for St. Paddy’s Day in downtown Bremerton

BREMERTON — This St. Patrick’s Day weekend, gather your kids and hunt around downtown Bremerton for lucky leprechaun gold. A thousand gold pieces will be… Continue reading

Participants in the 2016 Bremerton St. Patrick’s Day parade pass out gold coins to spectators.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group
Laughing Dog Kitchen’s coffee cake muffin is one of their most popular items.                                Photo courtesy Danielle George / Laughing Dog Kitchen

Laughing Dog Kitchen raises funds for a food truck at pop-up location fundraiser March 3

BREMERTON — “Some people like cupcakes exclusively, while myself I say there is naught, nor ought there be, nothing so exalted on the face of… Continue reading

Laughing Dog Kitchen’s coffee cake muffin is one of their most popular items.                                Photo courtesy Danielle George / Laughing Dog Kitchen

‘Do what you like to fight what you hate’: Charity motorcycle ride raises funds to fight human trafficking

PORT ORCHARD — Do what you like to fight what you hate. That’s the rallying cry for New Life Church’s Freedom February, a month where… Continue reading