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Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation

Supporting Armed Forces, Veterans and First Responders

Washington state is a flood with almost 45,000 registered and legit not-for-profit organizations. Their missions are wide ranging, but all attempt to address a significant community need, often relying completely on donor funding and an active cadre of community volunteers to do so. … read more

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Alana Mignano, Armathia Bolles, Ashley Dunlap

Eleven Winery to Change Ownership

The future owners of Eleven Winery will be a trio of current employees: Alana Mignano, general manager; Ashley Dunlap, tasting room and events manager; and Armathia Bolles, winemaker. “We have formed a partnership that gives them full operational authority, effective immediately,” said founder … read more

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Fishline

Kitsap and Jefferson County Nonprofits — With the...

Washington state is a flood with almost 45,000 registered and legit not-for-profit organizations. Their missions are wide ranging, but all attempt to address a significant community need, often relying completely on donor funding and an active cadre of community volunteers to do so. … read more

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Industry Update

Breaking Down the Barriers to Affordable Home Ownership

More than 275,000 people call the Kitsap Peninsula home. Some of them were born here. Others were stationed here. Still others moved here to enjoy our beautiful waterfront views. And our population continues to grow. Like the rest of Washington, population growth brings … read more

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Will Grant and his pizza oven

Local Pizzeria Owner Part of Guinness Book of World Record Event

Will Grant, the owner of That’s A Some Pizza on Bainbridge Island and Sourdough Willy’s Pizzeria in Kingston, traveled to Tulsa recently to join World Pizza Champions in partnership with The University of Tulsa and set a new world record for World’s Largest … read more

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Small Home Downsizing

West Sound Area Home Construction Brisker than National Average

Rising real estate values and increasing rents have stretched budgets for homebuyers and renters over the last two years. The median home sales price in the United States jumped by nearly $100,000 from the first quarter of 2020 to the first quarter of … read more

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empty bowls event

Empty Bowls on March 5 to Raise Funds for Local Kids

“Because no child should go hungry,” Altrusa of Gig Harbor is working hard to make sure the children of this area don’t. In collaboration with about 20 local pottery artists, the Altrusa Empty Bowls committee is holding its annual fundraiser on March 5 … read more

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Heronswood Gardens

Heronswood Garden Reopens, Expands Garden Open Schedule for 2021

Heronswood, the iconic botanical garden in Kingston, reopened gates to visitors on April 1. The garden, owned by the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe (PGST) and managed by the Port Gamble S’Klallam Foundation, is also expanding its 2021 open days. Heronswood will be open … read more

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Olympic Mountains Trail Guide — National Park and National Forest

The most comprehensive and authoritative guide to the Olympics originally written by Robert L. Wood and first published more than 35 years ago, was recently updated by local author Bill Hoke and the Peninsula Wilderness Club. Sales of this new edition benefit Olympic … read more

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