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Bell Bottoms Day April 5th!

Get groovy and celebrate Bell Bottoms Day by busting out your favorite retro fashion trends. It's the perfect excuse to embrace your inner flower child! BELL BOTTOMS & THEIR BEGINNINGS Bell-bottom pants originated from the 19th-century US Navy uniform. The British Royal Navy men later adopted the style, and it…
SuzanneG
March 31, 2024
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Can You Say Syzygy?

On Monday, April 8, 2024, a Total Solar Eclipse will cross North America, passing from Mexico’s Pacific coast, then traversing a northeast path over the United States, and into Canada. A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, fully blocking the sun's light…
SuzanneG
March 24, 2024
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CalPortland (asphalt/concrete plant)

The CalPortland asphalt/concrete plant has been a landmark on the Kenmore industrial waterfront since the early 1970's. For decades the asphalt/concrete business has supplied asphalt/concrete materials for paving and building projects throughout the north King County region. Being strategically located on the Lake Washington waterfront has allowed a relatively inexpensive…
SuzanneG
January 10, 2024
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Remembering Dick Ramsey 1933 – 2023

"Dick" Ramsey, former owner of Ostroms Drug & Gift in Kenmore, passed away June 4, 2023. Richard Eugene "Dick" Ramsey of Kenmore, WA, died peacefully at 90 years of age on June 4, 2023 after sharing an afternoon with his children. Dick was born January 31, 1933 in Omak, WA,…
SuzanneG
November 26, 2023
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National STEM Day – November 8, 2023

  National STEM Day is November 8, which celebrates Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, education throughout the United States. More recently, the Arts have been recognized as another vital component, so the acronym STEAM is also frequently used. The purpose of National STEM Day is to encourage youth interest and…
SuzanneG
October 30, 2023
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The Season of Gratitude

For many, November is a time of anticipation. We look forward to eating good food, visiting with family and friends, and cheering on our favorite football team. Often, with the coming of the Thanksgiving holiday, our thoughts turn to gratitude. Though many are familiar with personal rituals that are meant…
SuzanneG
October 29, 2023
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Fresh Air in Kenmore

Get Some Fresh Air!... Get out and get some fresh air on September 7, the International Day of Clean Air, a time to recognize the amount of work that must be done to reduce the effects of smog, smoke, airborne chemicals like excessive CO₂, and other forms of harmful air…
SuzanneG
August 17, 2023