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At 5.5 miles in length, Dungeness Spit is the world’s longest naturally occurring sand spit and home to the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.  The refuge is a sanctuary for more than 250 species of birds, 41 species of land mammals and eight species of water mammals.   - Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge

Trips on a Tank: Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 24, 2015 at 4:45PM

One tank of gas will get you to and from one of the most beautiful beaches on the Olympic Peninsula. And, if you don’t mind some visitors, the lighthouse at the end of the spit can be all yours.

 

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Defeat the heat: Keep your pup safe this summer | Kitsap Week

  • Jul 17, 2015 at 2:45PM

Effective this month, the law levies a $125 fine for leaving animals in a car when it’s hot enough to harm them and permits animal control officers and police to break in and rescue pets without being liable for damages. “Normally at this time of year, we get around 15 calls a day,” Lead Animal Control Officer Chase Connolly said. “Now we’re getting maybe four or five.” As of this writing, his officers have issued two citations related to the law.

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Cabernet is king in Washington | Northwest Wines

  • Jul 11, 2015 at 12:00PM

It’s known throughout the world as “King Cab,” and that is so true in Washington. Cabernet Sauvignon is most famous in France’s Bordeaux region and California’s Napa Valley, but it’s quickly risen to the top in Washington’s Columbia Valley, where the arid days and cool nights allow Cabernet Sauvignon to ripen to perfection.

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Schedule of events June 27-28 | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 4:15PM

Schedule of events for the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails Festival

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Festival marks years of work to put Kitsap's waters on national map | Water Trails Festival

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:58PM

Come Saturday, chances are you’ll be able to see Kitsap County Commissioners Ed Wolfe, Rob Gelder and possibly Charlotte Garrido on the water in kayaks. They say it’s the perfect way for them to celebrate the three to five years of work by the county and volunteers to ensure that the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails happened.

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