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A canoe from the Hoh Tribe arrives on the shores of Point Julia, on the Port Gamble S'Klallam Reservation, during the 2012 Canoe Journey. This year, canoes will visit Port Gamble S'Klallam and Suquamish en route to the shores of the Puyallup Tribe.

A Taste of Coast Salish Culture

Port Gamble S’Klallam master fish cook Benji Ives tends his barbecued salmon and his clambake pit with as much care as Tom Douglas might put into his own applewood-smoked black cod or Hama Hama purple clams. But you won’t find hot mustard and … read more

Camping

How to Camp like a Scout

A tradition dating back a hundred years, summer camping is the quintessential family experience. For some, it’s the allure of a cheap getaway, as far as vacations go. For others, what makes the idea appealing is the promise that at the end of … read more

The current garden, transformed (Photo courtesy Mike Seidl)

The Magic of Fletcher Bay Gardens

The garden of Nick and Marj Masla represents the best of the lives of the Masla family. This beautiful garden is the culmination of three decades of growing a passion for flowers, creating a retreat, building businesses tied to the bounty of the … read more

Solar array at home in Olalla
Design|Build 2018B

Solar Homes — What you Need to Know before Going Solar

The sight of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on residential roofs around West Sound is no longer a novelty. Enticed by the idea of saving on their power bills — or perhaps the idea of helping save the planet — homeowners are joining the … read more

Boathouse

A Sparkling Boathouse

In the search for a new home, the owner found one that had a picturesque but deteriorating boathouse attached to a rickety pier. Who knows how much that influenced his purchase of the home, but that bit of history from the 1930s was … read more

Mossback

The Collaborative Farm-to-Table Spirit of Mossback

Mossback. It’s a slang term for anyone who prefers the gray drizzle of the Pacific Northwest to its elusive, sunny days. And we all know what happens sans sunlight — moss grows. Except in Kingston. There, Mossback is a restaurant with an ever-changing … read more

Theresa Stirling

Driven by Design, Inspired by Nature

Theresa Stirling’s studio is a quiet sanctuary in a loft above her garage, a place between the earth and sky where serendipity joins inspiration. She takes mind-clearing breaks by walking in her yard, paddle boarding along Hood Canal or perhaps chatting with her … read more

Heron Hall
Cover Feature

How One of the World’s Greenest Homes Came to Be

Walking into Heron Hall on Bainbridge Island is like ambling into a laboratory of building sustainability. Almost everything you eye, touch or feel in this lovely 3,000-square-foot experimental home of Jason and Tracy McLennan is salvaged, reused or repurposed. Take the front entrance. … read more

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