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Gary Jackson with eagle. This photo appeared in the fall 2009 issue of WestSound Home & Garden magazine's "An Art-full Weekend" — a feature about the Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event was canceled for 2020, which would've marked the 28th year of the tour. (Photo courtesy Charlee Glock-Jackson, 2007)

From Stainless Steel and Bronze to Inspired Art

Dedicated in March 2019, Ancich Waterfront Park in downtown Gig Harbor is both a remembrance of the town’s pioneering Ancich family and a dedication to the commercial fishing boats that shaped much of the community’s history. The park’s landscaping plan included public artwork … read more

Rain Gardens

Rain Garden at the Heart of Dream Northwest Landscape

When Sherry and Kirk Kanode moved into their beautiful, brand-new custom home in 2002, little did they know they were embarking on a gardening adventure of a lifetime. A deep, crescent-shaped bioswale separated their front yard from the street, making street parking and … read more

Garden of Delights

Garden of Delights

A tapestry of texture, a masterpiece of excess...

It’s been said that you can tell a lot about a person by the garden she grows. In the case of Teri Cole of Bainbridge Island, her garden is an adventure of exuberance. A riot of color, quirk and creativity, Cole’s beds and … read more

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Magical Mauritius — Hidden Gem of the Indian Ocean

In the Indian Ocean southeast of the continent of Africa, some 1,200 miles off the coast, lies the idyllic volcanic island of Mauritius. A hidden gem of lush and beautiful beaches, excellent year-around weather and diverse cultural life. Logistics Most visitors will arrive … read more

Project Isolation

‘Project Isolation:’ Behind Glass

Amy Burnett's window exhibition reflects current times

Amy Burnett sees opportunities where others don’t and therein lies her creativity. She was busily clearing out her art gallery and Pyrex museum where she had created and connected with her beloved Bremerton when the pandemic lockdown came in March. Burnett went home … read more

James Nybo

Wood Sculpture Inspired by Movement and Energy

It starts with a piece of wood — often a very big piece. Big, as in a 10-foot-long log or a huge slab of Western red cedar, Douglas fir, big leaf maple, or perhaps even a large chunk of cherry, black walnut or … read more

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old gas station

Filler Up: The Fascinating History of Gas Pumps

Unless you are one of those folks gliding around it an electric vehicle, you will be making a stop at a gas station of your choice any number of times in a month. It has become a part of everyone’s routine and those machines … read more

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Bainbridge Performing Arts

Bainbridge Performing Arts Turns to Audio vs. Visual Performances

Meet your newest friend in quarantine! Beginning in September, Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) launches the Bainbridge Pod Accomplice, a free podcast featuring a regular series of different plays starring your favorite local performers and directors. With a planned release of one play or … read more

From Setback to Saving Grace
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From Setback to Saving Grace

A Kitsap-bound couple finds that good things come...

Frustration is not always a bad thing. Just ask Lemolo’s Owen and Paulette Lubin, who learned about the hidden blessings of disappointment several years ago as they worked to make a move from Seattle to Kitsap County. The allure of Kitsap’s comparatively rural … read more

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