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!

Augusta Asberry

A Jewel Tucked Away From View

This is not an “Amy’s One Painting,” nor is this even a painting. It’s a public art feature by Augusta Asberry. Have you seen it? Of course you haven’t. It’s public art that the public does not see, for it’s located in the … read more

CVG Show

CVG Show Marks 15th Year

Collective Visions Gallery in Bremerton will host its annual CVG Show from Jan. 22 to Feb. 25. Now in its 15th year from this is one of the most prestigious juried art shows in the state and invites artists from all over Washington … read more

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
Contemporary Thrifting with Amy

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store

The ’70s began with the Beetles breaking up, Vietnam War ending, avocado-green color taking over almost every household, the Doobie Brothers entering the stage and consumers saying hello to the microwave. Today we see the midcentury-modern (’50s and ’60s) kitchen trend fading a … read more

Garden of Delights
Teri's Tips

Wrapping Up the Summer

Now that summer is fizzling out, plants are slowing their blooming and the leaves are turning colors and falling to the ground. It’s time to plan for the holidays and to put the garden to sleep for a while. Here’s a short list … read more

Eleven Winery Awarded
The Sip

Eleven Winery Brings Home the Gold

Bainbridge Island might be small, but big things are happening with the island wine scene. The 10-mile-long and 5-mile-wide island is home to seven wineries and one of them has just won some major awards. Founded in 2003, Eleven Winery, the largest winery … read more

Art as Quiet Introspection

Every visit to Heidi Jack’s studio in Kingston uncovers new facets to this woman’s many talents. Jack has a garden-maintenance business in Kingston (one of the beautiful gardens she and her crew maintain on Hidden Cove, Bainbridge Island, was featured in the Jan/Feb … read more

Derrin Doty — Resident of Silverdale, married, three children and two cats

Unsung Hero — Derrin Doty

Owner/Agent of an Allstate Insurance Agency and Head...

A former professional baseball player, Derrin Doty got involved with Kitsap youth sports after his family moved to Poulsbo in 1999. He had recently served as head coach for Olympic College baseball and in 2001, was asked to help coach a North Kitsap … read more

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve done a little “scouting.” This page is a sampling of a few of the unique and special gift selections available right here in the West Sound. As The Content Scout’s CEO (Chief Exploration Officer), I find that one of my very favorite … read more

Young Entrepreneurs

NKHS Graduate Tells Stories One Shoe at a Time

Imagine owning a pair of shoes that speak for themselves, each rooted in a unique story. Imagine what it feels like to wear these unique pieces of art as you take the world in stride. Welcome to Connor King’s world. Owing to a … read more

Pony Up Rescue for Equines
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