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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

Cory Bennett Anderson
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Neo-Pop Artist Has a Gift for Telling Stories

Not only is Cory Bennett Anderson amazing and beyond creative, he just radiates a contagious amount of positivity. You can hear how excited his surroundings make him. This excitement is infections as the Poulsbo artist speaks with passion about what inspires him to … read more

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Best of West Sound Results 2021

WestSound Magazine presents the annual Best of West Sound results for 2021! Entries have been submitted from Bainbridge Island all the way to Gig Harbor. On this page we’ve listed the businesses and places you love the most. Enjoy! Best Restaurant Crabtree Kitchen+Bar … read more

Young Entrepreneur Naya Patterson
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Naya Patterson — Young Designer with a Mature Attitude

Young Naya Patterson created her company, Make Believe Photography, in 2014. She got the idea for the name from her previous competition horse, “Make Believe,” as the equestrian world is full of photographers who are constantly needed for sales, competitions and barn photos. … read more

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Heronswood Gardens

Heronswood Garden Turns the Reins to New Garden Director

Patrick McMillan took over garden management at Heronswood Garden, owned by the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe, from founder and renowned plantsman Dan Hinkley. McMillan takes on the role of garden director after two decades as a professor at Clemson University, 10 years as … read more

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Young Entrepreneurs

Abby Fischer — Turning Passion Into a Business

Even as a young child, Abby Fischer loved watching baking shows and The Food Network instead of cartoons. “The creations they made blew me away,” the 16-year-old says. “The things they created were not just food but art. Being able to have a … read more

Cary Bozeman

Unsung Hero — Cary Bozeman

Bozeman Group founder and Port of Bremerton Commissioner

Cary Bozeman’s career of service goes back decades. The former mayor of Bremerton and Bellevue has contributed to numerous nonprofit organizations and community projects. Currently a commissioner with the Port of Bremerton, Bozeman is also a board member of Kitsap Humane Society and … read more

Ken Kieffer

Ken Kieffer — Volunteer Extraordinaire

Ken Kieffer’s world extends far beyond the edges of his mirror. Kieffer, 71, is a longtime Gig Harbor resident, retired attorney and consummate volunteer. He gives his time to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Diabetics Association, Susan G. Komen Puget Sound, Pierce County’s … read more

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Kitsap County Recognizes Local Environmental Stewards

Since 1993, Kitsap County Public Works and the Board of County Commissioners have been recognizing local Earth Day Award winners — community members who provide outstanding environmental stewardship. This year’s winners were publicly nominated for their service toward sustainability, recycling, litter control, habitat … read more

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