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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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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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Ocean5

Gig Harbor’s Newest Gathering Space Ocean5 Comes with New Restaurant

If you’ve always wanted more things to do for kids and kids at heart in Gig Harbor, your wish has come true. Gig Harbor’s newest venue, Ocean5, is a gathering space that includes a place to play laser tag and bowl, plus a … read more

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coffee with a cop

Enjoy ‘Coffee with A Cop’ in Kingston

Kitsap County Sheriff Gary Simpson, together with sheriff’s corrections officers and sheriff’s deputies, extends an invitation to the residents of Kingston and North Kitsap to join them for a community outreach and communications venture titled Coffee with A Cop. There are no agendas … read more

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Bainbridge Performing Arts

BSO April Concert Features Talented Local Youth, Music from Films

I am very much looking forward to my concerts with the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra. The concerts are special for me because of the collaboration with my talented Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra. I strongly believe that arts organizations are stronger and more vibrant when … read more

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orchestra

New Poulsbo Community Orchestra Artistic Director to Lead Bainbridge Symphony as Guest Conductor

Guest conductor Mario Alejandro Torres will lead the Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra’s lyrical and lovely winter program this February. César Franck wrote a hybrid symphony-symphonic poem when he penned his “Symphony in D minor,” his most enduring work for orchestra. The opening movement seems … read more

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Children

Giving Gifts that Give Hope

Hope is a gift on every child’s wish list, especially those in parts of the world ravaged by natural disasters and poverty. Giving hope lets these children know that the world hasn’t forgotten them. If you’re looking for a gift with a purpose, … read more

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West Sound Quilters' Annual Quilt Show

West Sound Quilters’ Annual Quilt Show Brings Theme of ‘Tradition with a Twist’

West Sound Quilters’ annual show features around 300 quilts made by members, plus wearable art, vendors, demonstrations, quilt turning, a raffle quilt, a treasure chest, auction blocks, community quilts, a café and more. The show has the theme “Tradition with a Twist” this … read more

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