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Asbestos House
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

Olympic Mountains
Books

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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financial ppp

3 Tips for Landing a PPP Loan That Works for Your Small Business

COVID-19 has sparked unprecedented impact across industries and has changed the way almost every business operates. And while many of these businesses have probably sought funding in the past — whether business loans for expansion, venture capital to launch or otherwise — the … 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

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Car parade for a little boy at the Seabeck Conference Center.

The Heart of Local Auto Touring (in Pandemic Times)

It’s always a good day when you get to enjoy your hobby. But on those occasions when you get to share that hobby and put a smile on someone’s face — I have always found those to be the best days. In years … read more

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