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The Viking Fest Parade is a highlight of a fun-filled weekend.                - Herald file photo / 2015

Get ready for a fun-filled weekend May 20-22 | Kitsap Weekly

  • May 13, 2016 at 5:07PM

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).

 

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Fast and furious: 57th season of drag racing at Bremerton Raceway | Kitsap Weekly

  • Apr 28, 2016 at 1:46PM

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.

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Performances that come from the heart and soul | Kitsap Weekly

  • Apr 7, 2016 at 2:06PM

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.

Author Gregg Olsen peers into the world of troubled souls — with a Port Orchard dateline

  • Apr 1, 2016 at 12:59PM

Rylee is a Port Orchard teenager from a family burdened by shady lies, deceit and a hazy past. While the girl has a tenuous grasp of reality, she still wonders: “What is real?”

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Cultural events put you in touch with Kitsap’s Norwegian roots | Kitsap Weekly

  • Mar 21, 2016 at 1:04PM
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2016 marks landmark anniversaries for some of the organizations that they founded to help each other survive and thrive in their new home: The Sons of Norway Lodge in Poulsbo celebrates its 100th; Martha & Mary celebrates its 125th; the Poulsbo First Lutheran Church is 130 years old.

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