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Naval Undersea Museum makes its own history

Jan 22nd, 2020 | By
Naval Undersea Museum makes its own history

For 25 years, the U.S. Naval Undersea Museum in the Kitsap County community of Keyport has strived to connect veterans, sailors and the local community with the history, technology and operations of the undersea Navy. The museum opened as a preview center in 1991 and proceeded to open as a fully operational museum in 1994. “The undersea Navy is something the majority of people in our country are not familiar with,” said Olivia Wilson, operations manager for the museum (USNUM). “We want to provide the community with a basic understanding of what the Navy does undersea through exhibits and educational opportunities, free of charge.”



Seminars cover the before and during of memory loss

Jan 22nd, 2020 | By

Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources will host a new series of its “Oh My Gosh – Now What?” seminar for individuals with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, plus families, caregivers, and others focusing on the initial journey of memory loss.  The six-part series will cover warning signs and symptoms, managing behaviors, the progress of the
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Women and Social Security

Jan 22nd, 2020 | By

In the 21st century, more women work, pay Social Security taxes, and earn credit toward monthly retirement income than at any other time. Yet, on average, women face greater economic challenges than men in retirement. Nearly 55 percent of the people receiving Social Security benefits are women. Women generally live longer than men while often
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Public has role in Pierce Transit plans

Jan 17th, 2020 | By

Pierce Transit is asking for the public’s help in planning for demands on mass transportation locally over the next 30 years. With Pierce County’s population expected to increase by 364,000 people by 2050, Pierce Transit is working on long-range plans to serve the growing communities with bus service and other mobility options. Three open houses
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