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Gig Harbor, Washington

Gig Harbor, Poulsbo, Port Orchard Ranked as Best Places to Retire

In recent years, Gig Harbor has become a sought-after destination for retirees, lured by the beautiful views; friendly, small town atmosphere; quality of life; and an ever-growing choice of amenities. And a new ranking confirms the city as a hot location — SmartAsset, … read more

Bookstores In Kitsap and West Sound

Bookstores Still Treasured in West Sound

"The more that you read, the more things...

Everywhere we go these days, we see people looking at their phones, their tablets, their laptops, their e-readers. Electronically generated information and entertainment are part of our daily lives. We love the convenience of it and the portability. And yet, in the West … read more

Bay Hay and Feed

It’s All About Community — Bay Hay and Feed

If you can’t find what you’re looking for at Bay Hay and Feed on Bainbridge Island, the chances are you don’t need it. And, after inquiring, if it’s not on hand, just ask — and it’s possible it will soon be carried in … read more


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Kitsap Bank to Give $20,000 in Small Business Competition

Kitsap Bank has a question for entrepreneurs and small business owners: What could you do for your business, if you had an extra $20,000? Contestants will have the opportunity to answer that question and compete for $20,000 in the bank’s second annual edg3 … read more


Gig Harbor BoatShop

Boat Rentals Open on the Gig Harbor Waterfront

Looking for a romantic date on the water? Rent a classic boat at the Gig Harbor BoatShop. The Small Craft Livery Service is open to the community every Saturday through September, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The boats available for rent are … read more


Blue Willow Lavender Farm

Enjoy All Things Lavender at Blue Willow Lavender Farm Festival

You don’t have to trek to the Olympic Peninsula to enjoy all things lavender. Blue Willow Lavender Farm, on the Key Peninsula, celebrates all things lavender at its annual festival on Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11. The farm boasts 10 lavender … read more

Occasions Coffee and Crepes

Occasions Coffee and Crepes: A Tiny Café with a Big Following

If you walk past the Occasions Coffee and Crepes “hole-in-the-wall” spot in Gig Harbor too fast, your first impression is likely to be that of a coffee/gift shop. Walk a little slower, and you many notice the menu by the door — and … read more

Slaughter County Brewing Co

The Wine Cabinet — Slaughter County Brewing Co.

Before starting his Slaughter County Brewing Co., Scott Kirvan had been home-brewing for about 30 years. “That’s how I got started, and Slaughter County Brewery is my first time doing professional brewing,” he said. “‘Been doing this, at this location, for about two … read more

Sundquist Nursery — Perennial beds in summer glory

Sundquist Nursery

Plants with Personality for Perfect Performance

Nils Sundquist of Sundquist Nursery is a consummate nurseryman. Growing plants has been his life’s work and passion since the age of 19. In fact, he could be called an aficionado of plants and all things related to horticulture. The nursery is located … read more

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