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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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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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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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