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Probably the most famous of the experiments was Home Colony on Joe’s Bay, on Kitsap’s Key Peninsula


May 27, 2022 at 8:44 a.m.


Hotel de Haro

Hotel de Haro is part of Roche Harbor Village, a historic seaside resort located on San Juan Island

Playland

Playland, a 12-acre "million-dollar pleasure resort," opened with a flourish on May 24, 1930

It Was Fifty-Five Years Ago Today

"It was twenty years ago today Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play."

Check Out Washington

“Check Out Washington” allows users to check out a special Discover Pass and adventure pack at their local library

This week in Northwest history

Tacoma's Eleventh Street Bridge was renamed in honor of Murray Morgan

Port Blakely Harbor, Bainbridge Island

This beautiful little bay on Bainbridge Island is called Port Blakely Harbor. It was once the site of the biggest sawmill in the world.

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This month in history: August Wilson premieres autobiographical solo show in Seattle

According to The Seattle Times, Wilson had done it as a "kind of gift to the Seattle Repertory Theatre"

Washingtonian Will Celebrate 91st Birthday on 50th Road Scholar Trip

Bob says his experiences with Road Scholar have changed his life

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Candacy Taylor

Meet Candacy Taylor at a free author event on May 19

Villages Designed to Help Seniors

This year celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Village Movement to support seniors in their own homes

La Conner and the Rainbow Bridge

The fight went on for months and months. Finally, the state of Washington backed down and the La Conner got their orange-ish, reddish Rainbow Bridge

76-Year-Old Driving Tractor Cross Country to Raise Funds for Parkinson's

Mike Adkinson will be driving his tractor from Bellingham to Minnesota to promote awareness about Parkinson’s disease

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How a 1962 art critic reviewed the Seattle World’s Fair

Futuristic features like the Monorail, the Boeing Spacearium and the Bubbleator drew crowds, but so did a section of the fair called the World of Art.

Free community performance and program commemorating the 80th anniversary of the wartime eviction of Japanese Americans in Tacoma

The South Sound Day of Remembrance marks the anniversary of the wartime eviction of more than 700 Japanese Americans from Tacoma on May 17 and 18, 1942