Where We Live: The house, which is often mistaken for a retired ferry, was taken from the top of a V4-M-A1 oceangoing tug, used in World War II by the U.S. Maritime Commission.
Kitsap’s annual trek across its water trail by kayak, paddleboard, canoe or other human-powered vessel will put swarms of paddlers on the water on Aug. 23.
Northwest author attends two events on Bainbridge Island to debut her latest novel that deals with the removal of Japanese-Americans during World War II. One event will help raise money for the Japanese American Exclusion Memorial.
Stars Over Kitsap: Leo is sexy. Full moons are exciting. But none of that now. We are at the dark of the new moon in gentle, down-to-earth Virgo, Monday, Aug. 24.
Great Northwest Wine: Paul Champoux, one of Washington’s top grape growers, led off the state’s harvest season by bringing in 1.6 tons of Marquette.
Great Northwest Wine: As Labor Day approaches, we’ll spend the next two weeks reviewing wines that retail for $15 or less, wines you can enjoy guilt-free with barbecues and late summer outings.
The Kitsap Historical Museum will honor five local families who have contributed to Kitsap for more than 100 years during the Fourth annual Heritage Family Banquet on Sept. 18 at Kiana Lodge.
Literary news from around Kitsap: The top 15 best-selling adult and kids books in July at Liberty Bay Books, an independent book shop in Poulsbo.
Chief Seattle Days began on Aug. 14 with a golf tournament in Kingston. But the main celebration continues Aug. 15-17, centered in downtown Suquamish around the House of Awakened Culture, 7235 NE Parkway, Suquamish.
The Olalla Bluegrass and Beyond Festival will celebrate 23 years of music and fun for the whole family on Aug. 16 at the South Kitsap Southern Little League Field.
Great Northwest Wine: It is the most famous of Italian wine grapes, but in the New World, Sangiovese plays only a minor role.
Kitsap Wine Festival Aug. 9 at Harborside Fountain Park
“I wanted to write a book to help kids when they feel rejected, or glum, or feel a severe personal loss,” author EC Murray said.
Eagle Harbor Books and local bookseller Sue Nevins host a graphic-novel book group for children ages 6-10 every Thursday through Aug. 28, at 3 p.m.
The howl you hear is the Dawning of the Age of Aquarius as the moon lines up opposite the lively sun and Jupiter in Leo on Sunday morning.
Fortunately, what we see coming from most Northwest wineries are bright, well-crafted wines that are delicious on their own, as well as superb with a broad variety of cuisine.