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Armed Forces Day Parade set for Saturday, May 20 | Armed Forces 2017 Festival Guide

Anyone who lives in or near Bremerton knows that it’s a Navy town. And they come out in full force to celebrate that on Armed… Continue reading

Proud parents again honor their military sons | Armed Forces 2017 Festival Guide

To Dorothy and Mac McCormick, being a part of the U.S. military is nothing new. After all, Mac served in the Navy for 27 years.… Continue reading

Lions name student ambassadors for 2017 | Armed Forces 2017 Festival Guide

Mia Harris, Tye Loan, Heather Schronce, Sophia Clare Smith and Sydney Mae Smith have been selected as this years Armed Forces Day Ambassadors. They were… Continue reading

Gamewardens to be well represented in parade | Armed Forces 2017 Festival Guide

They answer to “river rats.” And to “brown water sailors.” But truth be told, they are the unsung heroes of the Vietnam War. And today,… Continue reading

Armed Forces Day Parade has a rich history | Armed Forces 2017 Festival Guide

The Kitsap County Historical Society Museum in Bremerton has an extensive collection of photos from previous Armed Forced Day Parades. Enjoy these that they have… Continue reading

Coast Guard law enforcement vessel displayed | Armed Forces 2017 Festival Guide

They might not be able to talk much in specifics about what they do. But they’ll have one of their boats in the 2017 Armed… Continue reading

Pancakes will be flipped, eggs will be scrambled | Armed Forces 2017 Festival Guide

Their motto is “We Serve.” And on May 20, Armed Forces Day, what they’ll be serving is pancakes. This will be the 57th consecutive year… Continue reading

Agency on Aging works to connect seniors with services | Kitsap Living: The time of your life

Kitsap County Aging and Long Term Care, or ALTC, is a division of Kitsap County Human Services Department and is the locally designated Area Agency… Continue reading

Everyone needs a guide on their accidental safari | Kitsap Living: The time of your life

Richard Tizzano wants to take you on a journey. Perhaps a safari. As an expert in elder law and finance, Tizzano knows the routes. And… Continue reading

Magician Marc Janes to entertain at Kitsap Older Americans Conference | Kitsap Living: The time of your life

When Marc Janes was a young boy, he’d sneak away from church choir practice and go around the corner to a local magic shop. “During… Continue reading

Kitsap Older Americans Conference marks 26 years | Kitsap Living: The time of your life

This year’s Older Americans Conference will be from 8 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, May 10 at the Grace Point Church, 8278 Highway 303, Bremerton. It… Continue reading

Helpful advice for those with aging family members | Kitsap Living: The time of your life

I recall the first time I realized my mother was not the 35-year-old school teacher that I always knew. I’d stopped by her place to… Continue reading

Physical therapy can be the cure after an injury | Kitsap Living: The time of your life

Having moved to Poulsbo from Florida, Kay Bass, 64, wasn’t used to freezing rain. One morning in February, she was walking across a street, but… Continue reading

Saving family histories for future generations | Kitsap Living: The time of your life

When Mary Ann Wright was younger, she’d drive her mother from their home state of Tennessee to Texas so that her mother could visit her… Continue reading

Earth Day 2017: Local groups give advice on saving the world

It’s not just about Earth Day. It’s about every day. That’s what conservation and environmental groups in Kitsap County are saying. Changing habits and getting… Continue reading

Kitsap Military Appreciation Day | Silverdale Chamber honors military personnel of the quarter

The Silverdale Chamber of Commerce honored its service members of the quarter. They were presented awards in February. Coast Guard Member of the Quarter is… Continue reading

Kitsap Military Appreciation Day | Bremerton Navy League supports area military

When Alan Beam was a young sailor and docked in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after time at sea, he was greeted by the local Navy League.… Continue reading

Kitsap Military Appreciation Day | Navy, Marines, Coast Guard staying put in Kitsap

“We’re here to stay.” That was the message Navy Captain Alan Schrader, commanding officer of Naval Base Kitsap, told members of the Silverdale Chamber of… Continue reading

Kitsap Military Appreciation Day | Stand Down set for April 29

The next Stand Down in Kitsap County is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 29, at the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680… Continue reading

Kitsap Military Appreciation Day | Welcome to Kitsap Military Appreciation Day 2017

Welcome to Military Appreciation Day 2017! For more than 13 years Kitsap County has honored the military presence in our communities by celebrating Military Appreciation… Continue reading