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Wesley Schulz

Copland’s Opera, Relevant to Today’s World, Ends BSO Season

A common but lamentable occurrence in classical music is the disappearance or mishandling of certain composers and works. For example, Johann Sebastian Bach’s music was not in circulation at his death in 1750, and his local legacy was headed toward obscurity. It was … read more

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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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Poulsbo-opoly

Play ‘Poulsbo-opoly’ — Support Scholarships and Other Good Causes

There’s a new game in town. “Poulsbo-opoly” is in the house. Or rather, at Hill Moving & Storage, which graciously agreed to store 1,000 of these limited-edition games. Yes, it’s just like that game that we have all played before. But this time … 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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Earth Day Awards

Kitsap County Commissioners, Public Works surprise winners of ‘Earth Day awards’

Kitsap County Public Works has presented the annual Earth Day awards since the early 1990s. The awards are presented to individuals, organizations, schools and businesses for their distinguishing environmental programs or projects. In the past, the recognition ceremony took place at the Board … read more

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When you see it! Pictured: Jasmine, Adam, Musical Director Joel Kurzynski, Myriah, and Garrett

BPA’s Newest Show: [title of show]

Yes, that’s really the name of the show! Save the dates for a thoroughly unique and comical postmodern homage to the grand tradition of backstage musicals. You won’t want to miss this outrageously funny love letter to musical theatre. [title of show] is … read more

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Senior Living

How Your Environment Plays a Role in Aging Successfully

Aging successfully can mean something different to each person. But, how people can achieve “successful aging” is actually quite similar no matter what the end result. In their book “Successful Aging,” authors John Rowe and Robert Kuhn outline three overall objectives to aging … read more

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Left to right, Dr. Meredith "Buz" Smith (Helen Langer Smith's husband) and Helen Smith with Bob Nichols (Martha & Mary trustee) and their daughters, Cydly Smith (chairwoman of Kitsap Bank) and Stephanie Smith, at the awards ceremony.

Langer Smith Family and Kitsap Bank Recognized for Longtime Generosity

The family of Helen Langer Smith and Kitsap Bank were recently recognized with philanthropy awards for their decades-long generosity and loyal support of Martha & Mary. The awards were given during the organization’s annual Donor Appreciation Reception, which recognizes the important role that … read more

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Community Myxer

Greater Gig Harbor Foundation celebrates 10 years with ‘Community Myxer’

This year marks the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation’s 10th anniversary — and what better way to celebrate than with the community. On Saturday, Aug. 6, the foundation will host its inaugural #Community Myxer at the Harbor History Museum, starting at 7 p.m. The … read more

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