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Episode 61: Peek inside the childlike mind of Chris Ballew and meet Caspar Babypants

Part 1: You Don’t Wanna Be a Rock-and-Roll Star  Chris Ballew lived the rock-and-roll life.  As frontman for the late, great Presidents of the United States of America, he wrote infectious, goofy, catchy hits about “Peaches” and a “Dune Buggy” when heavy grunge dominated Seattle’s FM radio waves. He toured all over the world. He...

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Episode 60: Thanks to the internet and copious amounts of data, the future is now

Rodney Clark helps deliver the future.  As the vice president of the Microsoft Azure Worldwide Internet of Things and Mixed Reality Team, Clark and his crew work with more than 8,000 partners and clients...

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Episode 59: If coronavirus has you worried, this good doctor reminds you you’re not alone

If you’re anxious about the global coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19, you’re not alone.   In this episode of Sno-Isle Libraries Check It Out! podcast, you’ll hear how a globe-trotting disaster-relief doctor loses sleep about the...

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Episode 58: Claudia Samano-Losada loves libraries as much as she loves her communities

Claudia Samano Losado has many talents.  Early-childhood educator. World traveler. Life coach. Recreation–center owner. Dance-movement instructor.  But maybe most importantly, Losado is a fervent Oak Harbor Library supporter.  “I think I’m very passionate about...

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