Great Northwest Wine: This year marks the 50th anniversary of Chardonnay being planted in Washington, with some of the earliest grapes going into the ground on Snipes Mountain near the Yakima Valley town of Sunnyside.
Literary news in Kitsap: The top 10 best-selling books in June at Eagle Harbor Book Co., and independent book store on Bainbridge Island.
Literary news in Kitsap: The top five best-selling comic books and trade paperbacks/graphic novels in June at The Comics Keep, an independent comic book store, and more, in Bremerton.
The Ale House on Winlsow is Kitsap's newest home for brewing aficionados, aiming to be the region’s capital of beer with 16 taps, and up to 25 bottled varieties.
The Kitsap Arts & Crafts Festival is July 25-27 in Kingston's Kola Kole Park.
Kitsap Audubon: Evicted from their former nest atop a Poulsbo cell tower, an osprey pair has adopted one of the lighting towers on the playing field at the corner of Hostmark and Noll Road.
The Bremerton Summer BrewFest is July 12 from noon to 6:30 p.m. in the heart of downtown Bremerton.
Great Northwest Wine: Walla Walla Vintners’ 2012 Cabernet Franc was the No. 1 pick by judges during the competition. The proceeds for the competition help fund scholarships at Walla Walla Community College’s Center for Enology and Viticulture.