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sourdough bread

Learn How to Make Sourdough with Local Author

The Bainbridge Performing Arts lobby will host a sourdough starter making demo and book-signing with Cynthia Lair, author of “Sourdough on the Rise — How to Confidently Make Whole Grain Sourdough Breads at Home,” from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. Learn … read more

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safe wifi

Keeping Your Data Safe on a Public Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi makes internet access comfortable and seamless, thanks to its presence in virtually every home, office, university campuses, and various public spaces. Wi-Fi networks utilize radio waves — transmission media similar to the ones used by mobile phones and televisions to connect to … read more

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Chum salmon checking out the scene at Kitsap Salmon Tours (Photo by Cisco Valez)

The Salmon Are Coming! Come See Them at Kitsap Salmon Tours

It’s that time of year again — time to see Pacific salmon make their way home to the Kitsap streams, where their lives began. Not only does their migration offer a unique opportunity for people to observe this iconic species, but their journey … read more

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retirement

What to Expect from Retirement Communities of Today

Retirement communities of today feature best-in-class contemporary architecture with open layouts, clean lines and modern finishes with all the amenities one could imagine. A common trend is taking cues from surrounding areas, whether it be beautiful, lush greenery or vast desert landscape, and … read more

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Howe Farm

Howe Farm Park Community Event Focused on Stewardship

Great Peninsula Conservancy (GPC) is partnering with REI and Kitsap County Parks Department to connect people to the outdoors through a community stewardship event at Howe Farm Park in Port Orchard on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27 and 28. Volunteers will work together … read more

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Olympic Performance Group

‘Immigration Stories’ — a Choreographic Historical Odyssey

Retelling One Family’s Forced Migration Created by Alex Ung Saturday, September 14 @ 7:30 p.m. One Night Only at Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) Olympic Performance Group brings the new, dynamic group The Guild Dance Company of Seattle to Bainbridge Island to perform newly … read more

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reusable bags

Get Ready to Bring Your Own Bags for Shopping in Kitsap

It’s time to stock up on those reusable bags. Starting Jan. 1, most of Kitsap County stores will go plastic-free for their carryout bags, and will start charging for paper bags. New laws restricting use of plastic carryout bags will go into effect … read more

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bremerton fly-in

Bremerton Airport Hosts Fly-In and Car Show

The Port of Bremerton’s Bremerton National Airport is hosting the annual Fly-In and Car Show on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. General admission and parking are free. The morning will start with a pancake breakfast from Chapter 406 of … read more

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