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Runners and support personnel pause in East Bremerton during the Flame of Hope hand-off from the joint running team of the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office/Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney's Office to Bremerton Police Department during the 2016 Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Law Enforcement Agencies to Carry Special Olympics Torch across West Sound June 1

Seventeen years ago, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office, together with other local law enforcement agencies, formed Kitsap Officers Supporting Special Olympics. Today, under the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Campaign organization, local law enforcement officers, executive staffs and others have arranged their schedules … read more

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Memory and Aging

Memory and Aging: Misconceptions and Realities

Must we resign ourselves to a poor memory as we age? Research emphatically says we do not. Actually, the opinion of many in the brain health field is that severe mental decline is usually caused by disease and most age-related loss related to … read more

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Gig Harbor Street Scramble

Gig Harbor Kicks off the Start of Summer with Annual Street Scramble

The Gig Harbor Street Scramble returns to Skansie Brothers Park (3207 Harborview Drive) in downtown Gig Harbor on Saturday on May 23 beginning at 10 a.m. This free, family event marks the official kick-off for summer and outdoor fun in Gig Harbor. The … read more

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Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup

Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup Returns on April 11-12

The Gig Harbor Paddlers Cup returns to the Gig Harbor waterfront on April 11 and 12. The annual event will feature competitive paddle racing for kayaks, canoes and SUPs, as well as outriggers and paracanoes. Proceeds benefit the Gig Harbor Canoe and Kayak … read more

Hearing Problems In the Workplace

Hearing Problems In the Workplace

There is a lot of evidence out there to remind people to stay active, moving and socializing. Physical fitness immediately comes to mind when thinking of staying active, but staying mentally active is equally as important, if not more so, for long-term health … read more

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Hiking at Mount Rainier provides spectacular views and wildlife watching opportunities.
Trail Basics — Part 2

5 Tips for Safe Trail Use

It’s no secret (or surprise) that more and more people are heading to the trails for their regular exercise, whether walking/hiking or running. Last month, we talked about basic tips that will make your trail experience more enjoyable and safe. In part 2, … read more

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The beach at Guillemot Cove Nature Reserve, which is owned by Kitsap County, can be accessed through one of the trails and has beautiful views of "the Brothers." (Photo by Rodika Tollefson)
Trail Basics — Part 1

5 Tips for Safe and Fun Exercising on the Trails

It’s no secret (or surprise) that more and more people are heading to the trails for their regular exercise, whether walking/hiking or running. Whether you are new to the trails or have countless trail hours under your belt, there are some basic tips … read more

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McCormick Forest Park

HAPPY Trails to You — The Benefits of Running Outdoors

Perhaps John Muir, the great American environmentalist, said it best: “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” You probably know that exercise in general is good for us and that we are lucky enough to live in the … read more

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