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Kenmore’s Parks and Trails

Get outside! Kenmore is rich in natural beauty. It is home to eight parks and more than sixty trails, all of which have their own recreations. Spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner. These are the best times in the Pacific Northwest to hit the parks and…
SuzanneG
April 7, 2022
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World Rat Day – April 4, 2022

World Rat Day On April 4th, 1995, rat owners, rat breeders, and rat fans took to the internet to discuss the topic of pet rats. This ongoing discussion became known as the “Ratlist”--the oldest mailing list on the internet dedicated to the topic of pet rats. In 2002 these rat…
SuzanneG
March 27, 2022
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Sammamish Slough Then and Now

Motorboat, Sammamish Slough Race, Redmond, April 9, 1952 Photo by Stuart Hertz, Courtesy MOHAI (PI26528) Source: Historylink.org Sammamish Slough Race During the early years of pioneer settlement in the 1870s and 1880s, the Sammamish River (also known as the Sammamish Slough) was the primary transportation route from Lake Washington and…
SuzanneG
March 6, 2022
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KENMORE POST OFFICE: YESTERDAY AND TODAY

The Post Office is an integral part of America’s history, dating back to July 26, 1775, when the U.S. postal system was established by the Second Continental Congress, with Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) as its first postmaster general. Until the end of 1800s, Kenmore area residents picked up their mail from the…
SuzanneG
February 10, 2022
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Fruitcake … A Battlefield Snack

Fruitcake Throughout the Years Fruitcakes became a holiday staple as early as the 1800s; however, modern-day fruitcake doesn't exactly have the best reputation and is very little like anything you might call “cake.” Made with dried fruits and lots of nuts, fruitcake is typically on the more dry side, with…
SuzanneG
November 22, 2021
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National Child Safety and Prevention Month Tips

Smart Tips to Keep Your Family Safe Now is an excellent time to review some smart tips to help make sure your home and your vehicles remain safe places for your loved ones. Keep cleaning materials and medication safely out of range - Accidental poisoning through the ingestion of medicines or…
SuzanneG
October 31, 2021