After a decade, Bernadette Bascom’s Music Project sings stronger than ever

  • Written by Karin Hopper

Ten years ago, Bernadette Bascom, an accomplished singer and teacher living in the Bothell area, started something called the Music Project. It was and is a natural extension of Bascom’s own musical talent and unique passion for kids.

The program first launched at the Secondary Academy for Success in Bothell, where Bascom trained students in performance and vocal skills. Eventually she expanded the program to include the Northshore Wranglers, a group dedicated to providing activities, socialization, and other kinds of support to people of all ages with developmental disabilities.

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Father-son breakfast: a 15-year tradition and how Woodinville is eating it up

  • Written by Kirsten Abel, Features Writer

On Christmas Eve morning, 65 grandfathers, fathers and sons gathered to share breakfast in Woodinville resident Peter Hickey’s barn.

Hickey, a Kirkland Windermere agent, volunteered his space for the event. Woodinville’s Mi Tierra catered. A Chevrolet Nova SS and a sheriff’s patrol car were also on display for photos.

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OP-ED - Help Offered: For a Healthier You

  • Written by By Susan Johnson, Regional Director, US Department of Health and Human Services, Region 10

Many of us see the New Year as an opportunity for a new beginning — a chance to make positive changes in our lives. We might want to break bad habits or make changes to become more healthy, like exercising, healthy eating or meditating.

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4 wine buying tips for weddings

  • Written by BPT

(BPT) – Traditional wedding rules have fallen by the wayside – food trucks are in, having a hashtag is a must, bridesmaids no longer wear the same dress and groomsmen are sometimes in sneakers. Couples are actively seeking ways to differentiate themselves and get creative. All that aside, there is one thing that remains constant – weddings must have wine.

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