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Diane Landry

Unsung Hero — Diane Landry

Coordinator, Bainbridge Island Zero Waste (volunteer); Substitute K-12...

Diane Landry has been leading the Bainbridge Island Zero Waste initiative since 2010. A substitute K-12 teacher, Landry volunteers much of her time outside of work for environmental education, outreach and various projects that help reduce landfill waste. An all-volunteer group, Zero Waste … read more

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Orchids

Keep Orchids Beautiful and Blooming

Lift your spirits, enliven your indoor décor or give the gift of beautiful blooming orchids. You’ll enjoy these exotic blossoms for months with just minimal care — once you know what to do. Start with a healthy flowering plant. The phalaenopsis or moth … read more

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Easy Pumpkin Carving

Traditional Pumpkin Carving Techniques

Editor’s note: Are you among the estimated 64 million Americans who will be carving a pumpkin this Halloween! This excerpt was adapted from the newly published book “Easy Pumpkin Carving: Spooktacular Patterns, Tips & Ideas” can help you make the best jack-o-lantern on … read more

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Drafts and Drums

Sept 30. Festival Helps Fund New Program for Soldiers Returning from War

Leaders, veterans and family members behind the Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation want to change the post-traumatic stress discussion to an effort focused on post-traumatic growth. The foundation is launching a new program that cultivates and facilitates post-traumatic growth in warriors coming home … read more

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"I Will Survive" — Bo Mellinge as Felicia, Matty McCaslin as Bernadette and Troy Wageman as Mitzi

Smash-Hit Musical Based on Smash-Hit Movie Comes to Bainbridge

Based on an Oscar-winning movie, “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert — the Musical” is an iconic hit musical that has won various awards. The musical recounts the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends — Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio … read more

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Cheeseburgers

What’s Contributing More to Climate Change, SUVs or Our Dinner Plate?

It may surprise you to learn the global impact of the humble cheeseburger. The climate impact of food has not been discussed as much as driving or deforestation, but there is an increasing awareness of the role that our food plays in climate … read more

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Spreading Fertilizer

One Simple Step Can Improve the Health and Vigor of Your Lawn

Do just one thing this fall, and you can improve the health and vigor of your lawn. Fall fertilization helps lawns recover from the stresses of summer and provides needed nutrients to grow deeper roots and a denser stand of grass. And that … read more

"Springtime" by Jane Henson
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Open Studio Tour

Self-taught artist Jane Henson is a Seattle native who has lived creatively her entire life. Drawing and painting are fairly new to her repertoire. In 2014, on her 60th birthday, she stopped telling herself she couldn’t draw, bought paper and pencils and began … read more

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