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Sarah Smiley: In Praise of Knitting

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 12:00PM

A year ago I was struggling with a major episode of anxiety and depression. I've dealt with both my whole my life, and I've used various things, some healthier than others, to cope. Last year, however, when my despair seemingly came out of nowhere, I felt like I had drained all my coping skills. What could I possibly do to help this time?

 

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COMMENTARY: Ensuring the continued prosperity of ports

  • Jan 25, 2015 at 12:00PM

As the USS Nimitz maneuvers into the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, employing thousands with its maintenance work that we are so proud of, and our Governor announces plans to address “slow the erosion of our shared prosperity,” I can’t help but think our ports and shipyards are where we should focus. I listened with dismay this past week in a joint work session of the Commerce and Labor and Trade and Economic Development committees as trade groups and shippers detailed the challenges facing our ports amidst the slow-down of volume as a result of a labor dispute.

My Turn: Company bringing Space Age technology down to earth

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 8:00AM

By Don Brunell. Designers of the International Space Station (ISS) had to make it self-sustaining because, once aboard, astronauts had no way to get water or discharge sewage and no connection to Earth's power grids.

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More than 50 years later, MLK’s dream is still a dream

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 1:57PM

The woman began calling to her young daughter — probably in preschool or kindergarten — in what I thought was a Chinese language. The man standing between us “ching-chonged” her, imitating her under his breath. I’m not sure if the other woman heard him or what her reaction to the man’s mutterings was, but when I heard his gibberish, I just froze.

Everything Bremerton: Seattle Seahawks: Play and repeat

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 11:50AM

Even the amazing run of the Seattle Mariners into the 1995 postseason pales in comparison to what our regional fan base has experienced with the incredible ride that the Seahawks have given us in the past two seasons. A ride that is currently headed straight to Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona.

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