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Twenty-eight people correctly translated the runes on the cover of the May 13 edition of Kitsap Weekly.
Community Events, May 2016
Carnival rides, eating contests and horned helmets aside, Viking Fest is a celebration of cultural and historical significance to Norway’s descendants in Kitsap County. Viking Fest celebrates Norway’s Constitution Day — May 17, 1814 — when Norway declared itself an independent kingdom (it had been united with Denmark and, after the Napoleonic Wars, was trying to fend off being ceded to Sweden).
Lonnie Sharkey beamed a wide smile after his bright red 1966 Chevy II Nova completed the quarter-mile time trial in 9.68 seconds at 138 mph. “It was a good run,” said Sharkey, of Silverdale.
With the exception of a small salmon mural along the sidewalk, the Lindvig Way bridge is about as ordinary as any other bridge — a gray mix of asphalt, concrete and guard rails. The understory of the bridge, however, is far from ordinary.
Arnie Sturham is a tough cookie. Normally, the Treehouse Café owner lives by two criteria for booking a gig: name recognition and a built-in following. The Bainbridge crowd can be picky — “discriminating,” is the kinder word Sturham uses on his website — and the Treehouse Café receives dozens of inquiries every day, so he takes his time curating a line-up.