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Car parade for a little boy at the Seabeck Conference Center.

The Heart of Local Auto Touring (in Pandemic Times)

It’s always a good day when you get to enjoy your hobby. But on those occasions when you get to share that hobby and put a smile on someone’s face — I have always found those to be the best days. In years … read more

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family walking

The Easiest and Simplest Way to Walk Away from Back Pain

The man who wrote the words, “We hold these truths to be self-evident,” was later quick to document what he discovered to be another unquestioning truth. “The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises, walking is best,” Thomas … read more

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(Photo courtesy: © ErikdeGraaf / iStock via Getty Images Plus)

What to Expect When Your Dentist’s Office Reopens

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of aspects of daily life, including regular visits to the dentist. Now that states are reopening, many dental practices are beginning to see patients for non-emergency appointments. To help protect patients and staff alike, the American … read more

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Washington State Employment Security Department

What Everyone Needs to Do in Light of the Recent Unemployment Scam by International Ring

Kitsap Sheriff’s office offers tips on how to...

An international ring has defrauded the state of Washington of hundreds of millions in fraudulent unemployment claims — which means that the identity of tens of thousands state residents have been stolen. According to media reports, a well-organized Nigerian ring orchestrated the scheme, … read more

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food bank

Local Food Banks Step Up Efforts to Fill Increased Need

The coronavirus pandemic (a.k.a. COVID-19) flipped the world, as we know it, off its axis. Life was normal as we all went about our unique daily grinds of juggling careers, commutes, school and extracurricular activities. Then, in what feels like a blink of … read more

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video communication

Working from Home? How to Make Your Remote Meetings a Lot More Effective

More people are working from home currently, which means those who once met face to face must now meet virtually. Platforms like Zoom and Google Hangouts make it easy to hold these meetings. But leading virtual meetings requires a skillset many people don’t … read more

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Typewriter Museum

‘Typewriter Fever’ Sweeps Bremerton

Ever wonder why some things that history leaves behind — like telephones, record players, 1969 Plymouth Barracudas — find new lives in today’s world? Perhaps they remind us of simpler times. Yep, those were the days. When we tap into memories — when … read more

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Art of Science

‘Art of Science’ Combines Observational Drawing, Education

If you have not already joined one of WSU Kitsap Extension’s “Art of Science “events, you will want to put it on your list of things to do in Kitsap County. Events combine hands-on art workshops with opportunities to learn about local environmental … read more

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BSO

Celebrate ‘Women of Power’ with Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra

I have never been more excited about programming and performing a concert than this! “Women of Power” celebrates three wonderful composers and their life’s greatest achievements. Their accomplishments are particularly impressive in light of the obstacles career-minded women encountered in fields dominated by … read more

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