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There are always interesting things going on in the West Sound, and we like to keep you informed about all the news and local happenings. Here you’ll find the latest local community news.

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Fly-In

Aug. 25 Fly-In & Car Show to Showcase Vintage War Bombers, Helicopters, Classic Cars and More

Enjoy a day on the flight line during the Bremerton National Airport’s Fly-In & Car Show. Previously associated with the Blackberry Festival, this year the Fly-In will take place Saturday, Aug. 25. The event will pack even more unique flight experiences than ever … read more

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pirate booty

Lads and Lassies Asked to Give their Treasures to Benefit Communities In Schools of Peninsula

Communities In Schools of Peninsula will host its 2018 Jack Sparrow’s Birthday Bash Benefit 5:30-9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23, to raise funds for empowering students to succeed both inside and outside the classroom. The annual fundraising event has continued to grow in … read more

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Gig Harbor Rooster Races

Gig Harbor Brings Back ‘Rooster Races’

After a 70-year absence, the Gig Harbor Rooster Races made a triumphant return to the Gig Harbor waterfront in July at Skansie Brothers Park during the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance’s Waterfront Block Party. The event pitted contestants against each other on adult-size … read more

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Bainbridge Performing Arts

‘Romeo & Juliet’ comes to the Bloedel Reserve Lawn

It’s not every day that you can watch a performance of one of the Bard’s most-popular romantic tragedies under the open skies. In July, William Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet” comes to the Bloedel Reserve, where you’ll be able to watch the long feud … read more

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jury duty scam warning

Beware of the Jury Duty Scam (Again!)

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Office of the Kitsap County Clerk, is warning county residents of an ongoing telephone scam that has resumed, once again, in the West Sound area. Both the clerk’s and sheriff’s offices have received information … read more

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The B-24 Liberator, B-17 Flying Fortress and P-51 Mustang are among the aircraft that the Collings Foundation takes on tour. (Photo courtesy Collings Foundation)

Wings of Freedom Return to Bremerton National Airport with Rare Aircraft

The nonprofit Collings Foundation has the mission to preserve and exhibit rare historical artifacts and to organize “living history” events that educate Americans about their heritage through direct participation. One of its signature events is the “Wings of Freedom Tour” — and in … read more

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Twenty acres of marine shoreline and six acres of tidelands protected on Hood Canal north of Vinland. (Photo courtesy Jonathan Decker)

Unique Partnership Protects Hood Canal Shoreline

To implement the Hood Canal Coordination Council’s In Lieu Fee Mitigation Program, Great Peninsula Conservancy and Hood Canal Coordinating Council have teamed up to conserve, restore and protect marine shoreline and tideland habitats. Fees paid by developers as compensation for impacts to marine … read more

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Livable Community Fair

Learn about Emergency Prep, Community Resources at Annual Key Pen Fair

Nearly 50 vendors, kids activities plus the traditional fuchsia plant sale will be part of the Key Peninsula Civic Center’s annual Livable Community Fair. Now in its 17th year, the free event is your chance to learn about the various resources, services and … read more

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