Tag: view

Old Ferry Landing
Destinations

A Walk Around Historic Gig Harbor

Seagulls screech overhead, kayakers and paddleboarders weave in and out of the marinas and visitors by the dozens stroll along the waterfront, stopping here and there to read an interpretive sign or snap a photo of the scenic view. Gig Harbor has long … read more

Hearth, Home and Hood Canal

Hearth, Home and Hood Canal

A family's perfect place lies between Hood Canal...

When Hood Canal and the towering peaks of the Olympic Mountains fill your windows like huge, framed prints of paradise, the rest of the house almost doesn’t matter. So says Susan Roe Ramsey of the Hood Canal home that first served as her … read more

Point Robinson Lighthouse (Photo courtesy Terry Behal Photography)

A Visit to Vashon Island

A road trip through artsy, progressive Vashon-Maury Island feels a bit like tumbling down Alice’s Wonderland rabbit hole. At 40 square miles, the island is home to an eclectic mix of farmers, artists and ferry commuters who prefer both its rural lifestyle and … read more

Port Orchard

Downtown Port Orchard — Change is On The Way

Downtown Port Orchard is another beautiful waterfront community in Kitsap County. With a population of 14,000, it’s the county seat for Kitsap. William Renton and Daniel Howard first settled Port Orchard in 1854 and set up a sawmill as the first business in … read more

Living in Harmony
Cover Feature

Living in Harmony

An Extraordinary Home for 'Ordinary People'

No one builds a house without a set of plans. Carol and Sonny Loidhamer, high school sweethearts, knew their life plan started with being together. After that, they had a plan — for the moment. Sonny Loidhamer got right on his, opening United … read more

Garden in fall 2020 (Photo courtesy Stan Noel)

The Garden for All Seasons

Transplanting themselves from the Bay Area to the Pacific Northwest, Barbara McFarren and Stan Noel found their lovely Gig Harbor view home in 2008, completing the move a year later. The couple was attracted in part by the “good bones” of the garden … read more

Hot air balloon at sunrise
Travel Bug

Sedona in Living Color

Magnificent. Majestic. Magical. Sedona wears its rainbow of hues through every season, a painting in living color in Northern Arizona. Come for a day or a week or a lifetime, — Sedona will seduce you. It’s nature’s playground and a whole lot more. … read more

Heblich Gardens

A Garden on a Lake

The magical view from the deck says it all — mountain peaks, placid lake and a garden that beckons you to leave the deck and wander through it to the water’s edge. This lovingly tended garden of Denice and Don Heblich on Wooten … read more

Huffman Remodel
Cover Feature

Remodeling During Unusual Times

Where There's a Will, There's a Way ...to...

While 2020 might have been the hardest and longest year in recent history for many people, “hard” took on a whole new meaning for the Huffmans. This family of four had been searching two years for a waterfront home on Bainbridge Island in … read more

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