Royal Ascot Northwest Style High Tea Luncheon

Royal Ascot, Northwest Style — High Tea Luncheon

More than 50 women gathered for a British high tea in Gig Harbor in June — not just for a fun afternoon but also for a good cause. The Royal Ascot Northwest Style, in its second year, raised money for Haller, an international … read more

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Peninsula Fruit Club Fall Fruit Tasting Show Apples

Crunchy, Sweet and Delicious Apples at Harvest Time

My experience with apples did not extend much beyond Fuji, Honey Crisp and Jonagold before attending the Peninsula Fruit Club’s Fall Fruit Tasting Show this October at the Silverdale Community Center. I was thrilled to see 175 different types of apples grown in … read more

Childproofing your home

How Childproof is Your Home?

Safety is a concern for everyone, especially parents. An important part of raising children is careful supervision of their activities in the home. Parents need to be aware of their children’s surroundings at all times in order to anticipate and prevent potential injury. … read more

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Electric Heated Towel Bars

When Is a Towel Warmer Not Just a Luxury Item?

With the onset of fall and chilly mornings, our motivation to pop out of bed each workday and dash to the shower wanes. Many of would prefer to stay snuggled under the warmth of our bed covers. However, there is a way to … read more

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The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office

Road Patrols Stepped Up on Halloween

This year, Halloween falls on a Friday, and all Kitsap County law enforcement agencies will be out on the roads working to keep our ghosts and goblins safe. It will be dark, it could be raining, and drivers as well as pedestrians will … read more

Fuchsia 'Santa Claus'

The Hardy Fuchsias of Fall

It is said that people who love fuchsias, really love them. With three generations of fuchsia lovers in my family, I was destined to fall in love with them too. I remember my grandmother’s hanging baskets overflowing with fuchsia branches smothered in blousy, … read more

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Fall Yard Leaf Management

Collected Yard Debris Get New Life as Next Year’s Compost

Now that fall is upon us, I have started to notice the changing leaves on my way to and from the office. The beautiful colors of fall always bring a smile to my face, but the mess that follows from falling debris quickly … read more

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