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Raising grandkids isn't easy

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 5:21PM

Recently, my wife and I saw the new movie “Black or White,” which features Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer. Although the movie focuses on the racial implications of raising a child of a different race than yourself, it also calls attention to one of the biggest and growing challenges of our day: grandparents raising grandchildren.

 

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When I was cool I didn’t ask for directions

  • Feb 24, 2015 at 10:00AM

I am not going to say this is a male trait, because between me and my husband, I am the one who doesn’t like to ask for directions. Maybe it is an introverted thing. I’d rather wander aimlessly through the hardware store aisles than ask for help, because then I might have to make conversation. Worse, I might get an overly helpful employee who wants to hand-deliver me to the correct place. Both instances strike fear and awkwardness in my heart.

Art Commission can live again

  • Feb 22, 2015 at 9:00AM

In November 2011 the City Council, in a 5-4 vote, approved an ordinance that put the city’s 1 percent funding for the arts program and its subsequent Arts Commission on hold.

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My Turn: President Obama on wrong track with Alaska energy

  • Feb 20, 2015 at 11:00AM

In his State of the Union address, President Obama highlighted plunging gas prices. Ironic, since Obama has done everything in his power to curtail domestic oil production and drive up gas prices.

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Editorial: An agreement that benefits many in Kitsap

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 6:00AM

We congratulate CHI Franciscan Health and Regence BlueShield for coming to agreement on a new contract regarding reimbursements. The agreement brings Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners back into the Regence network, which means Regence members have access to all health care services at Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners at in-network rates.

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