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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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Anzanga

BPA Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday with Marimba

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Anzanga makes its eighth annual appearance on Friday, Jan. 17, as part of BPA’s Cultural Outreach Program. Celebrating 32 years of performing throughout the Northwest and globally, the Seattle-based troupe returns to perform the lively … read more

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sourdough bread

Learn How to Make Sourdough with Local Author

The Bainbridge Performing Arts lobby will host a sourdough starter making demo and book-signing with Cynthia Lair, author of “Sourdough on the Rise — How to Confidently Make Whole Grain Sourdough Breads at Home,” from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. Learn … read more

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safe wifi

Keeping Your Data Safe on a Public Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi makes internet access comfortable and seamless, thanks to its presence in virtually every home, office, university campuses, and various public spaces. Wi-Fi networks utilize radio waves — transmission media similar to the ones used by mobile phones and televisions to connect to … read more

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Chum salmon checking out the scene at Kitsap Salmon Tours (Photo by Cisco Valez)

The Salmon Are Coming! Come See Them at Kitsap Salmon Tours

It’s that time of year again — time to see Pacific salmon make their way home to the Kitsap streams, where their lives began. Not only does their migration offer a unique opportunity for people to observe this iconic species, but their journey … read more

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