navig Northwest Navy Life


The Kitsap Sun, authorized publisher of the former Northwest Navigator, offers continued reach of Navy Region Northwest with the new weekly Northwest Navy Life.  True to its name, Northwest Navy Life is tailored to the interests of active duty Navy personnel, their families, civilian staff and military retirees. Each edition includes original military reporting from Kitsap Sun journalists and photographers, official Navy announcements and updates, national columnist Tom Philpott’s weekly analysis of military and veterans issues, and listings of events and opportunities offered for Navy families and veterans.

Each Friday the print edition provides delivery of your message to base housing units, to high-traffic, single-copy base locations and throughout surrounding communities.  Northwest Navy Life is also offered at to audiences online and through mobile devices, updated daily with news, photos and opinion.

Its weekly distribution, made to Navy households, facilities and the communities in Kitsap and Whidbey Island, enables significant and meaningful reach of a key component of the Puget Sound economy.

  • Publishes:  Fridays
  • Area of distribution: Navy Region Northwest including Naval Base Kitsap, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, and communities within Kitsap and Island counties.
  • Delivery method:  Private carrier force (Base access-enabled and authorized), US Postal Service and single copy locations
  • Format:  Tabloid
  • Circulation:  13,000, with two ad zones including Naval Base Kitsap (8,000) and Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (5,000), and nearby communities

Consult a Kitsap Sun Account Manager or call 360-792-9210 for further details.

ghlife Gig Harbor Life

Anchoring the south end of the Kitsap Peninsula at the north end of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, is the bustling and beautiful waterfront community of Gig Harbor. The weekly Gig Harbor LIFE reaches homes and businesses by direct mail Fridays, with delivery to nearly all residential addresses in 98335 and 98332. Total weekly delivery 14,000 copies.

  • Publishes: Fridays
  • Area of distribution: Gig Harbor, WA 98332 and 98335
  • Delivery method: Direct mail
  • Format: Tabloid
  • Circulation: 14,000

BI Bainbridge Islander

Direct-mail delivered Fridays to one of the state’s most affluent zip codes, the Bainbridge Islander is far and away the circulation leader of print publications reaching this scenic community. Content of the Bainbridge Islander is 100% of, by and for the local community that is uniquely Bainbridge Island.

  • Publishes: Fridays
  • Area of distribution: Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
  • Delivery method: Direct mail
  • Format: Tabloid
  • Circulation: 10,000

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NMLife Mason County Life

Mason County Life represents the merged, former titles of North Mason and Shelton Life community  newspapers.  True to a community newspaper content environment, Mason County Life contains any range of school news, features on area non-profit origanizations, new businesses, event information, photography and human interest stories, among much more.

  • Publishes: Fridays
  • Area of distribution: Mason County, WA, including Belfair, Allyn, Grapeview, Shelton, among other communities; 98524, 98528, 98546, 98588, 98584
  • Delivery method: Direct mail
  • Format: Tabloid
  • Circulation: 15,300

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