People & Places

West Sound has an incredible number of talented artists, interesting people, fascinating places and popular destinations. We love to share their stories with our readers. These articles are only a sample of what we have in WestSound Magazine each issue — subscribe to the print version to see all of what we have to offer!

Community Scene

Admiral Theatre 2024-2025 Season Preview

The 2024-2025 season preview was unveiled in May at an invitation-only event — offering the chance to see the new season and secure sponsorships before the public announcement. Attendees enjoyed a lavish dinner while viewing snippets of upcoming shows. … read more

Rockin’ Around Kitsap

Rockin’ Around Kitsap

If you are a record fan, you may fall into one of two common categories: those who use vinyl to decorate because they like the aesthetic and those who swear by the sound quality. Whatever the reason you love records, you’ll find plenty … read more

Community Scene PAWS
Community Scene

PAWS Annual Gala

PAWS of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap hosted its annual fundraising gala in May. Emceed by former KING 5 anchorman and journalist Mark Wright, this year’s “May the Fur Be With You” event included a silent and live auction, games, heartwarming stories, drink, … read more

Magnolia Preschool

Four Seasons of Fun and Discovery

At the outdoors Magnolia Forest Preschool, any weather...

Every day is a good day to be a child at a park, and today is no exception. At the group camping site of Kitsap Memorial State Park, several small children are seated in thoughtful conversation beneath the trees. Close by, a little … read more

Celebration of Philanthropy
Community Scene

Celebration of Philanthropy

The Kitsap Community Foundation presented its 31st annual event that brings the community together to celebrate the spirit of generosity that makes Kitsap a place we are all proud to call home. The event was hosted at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino & Resort. … read more

Community Scene 2024 Rotary Auction
Community Scene

Long Way Home

Port Orchard Rotary hosted its 51st annual Crab Feed and Auction at Harborside Conference Center. The fundraiser benefited Kitsap One Veteran’s Alliance, serving all active duty, veterans and their families. Sponsors were: BJC Group, platinum; Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, premier; Kitsap Bank, major; … read more

Love of Dogs

For the Love of Dogs

From Gig Harbor to Kingston, the residents of our area love their dogs. All you have to do is take a walk along one of the lovely sidewalks along the water or trails in the woods. Within seconds, you’ll discover that dogs — … read more

KBA Auction 2024
Community Scene

Yacht Rockin’ Bids & Beats

Attendees were welcomed to the 2024 Kitsap Building Association’s annual auction and dinner hosted at Kitsap Golf & Country Club. The exciting evening began with a silent auction, followed by dinner, a live auction then a “desert dash.” Guests dressed appropriate to the … read more


Hearing Loss and Brain Health

For years, individuals viewed hearing loss as a minor inconvenience or didn’t think about it at all. We now know through advances in medical scientific research that this perception is far from the truth. In study after study around the world, the evidence … read more

Pony Up Rescue for Equines
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