Lena Bowen heads out into the sea for a dunk on day 360 of her goal.  - Sophie Bonomi / Staff photo

‘Northwest Mermaid’ nears her goal

  • Aug 19, 2016 at 4:16PM

On Aug. 22, 2015, 11-year old Lena Bowen made up her mind to completely submerge herself in a natural body of water every day for a year. Despite school studies, chilly Pacific Northwest weather, and a fear of sea creatures, Lena is expected to accomplish her goal in two days.


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Bremerton Patriot

Bremerton will celebrate Nathan Adrian on Aug. 29

  • Aug 26, 2016 at 1:00PM updated at 3:25PM

The City of Bremerton will celebrate Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian at a community event 5:30 p.m. Aug. 29 at Bremerton High School's Performing Arts Center.

North Kitsap Herald

Bioluminescence: Plankton found in Hood Canal can be seen glowing from outer space

  • Aug 16, 2016 at 11:10AM

As the temperature continues to heat the water, the evening luminescence increases, making this season bright.

Port Orchard Independent

Obliteride riding for a cancer cure through Kitsap Aug. 13-14

  • Aug 12, 2016 at 4:00AM updated Aug 15, 2016 at 2:17PM

Fred Hutch Obliteride riding through Kitsap in it's fourth year. Since it's inaugural ride in 2013, Obliteride has raised more than $6.8 million for cancer research.

Community center’s 47th annual Rummage Sale Aug. 13, 14

  • Aug 12, 2016 at 10:10AM

Looking for a great deal on an interesting item? Come to the 47th annual Greater Hansville Community Center’s rummage sale.

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