Archive for November 2017

Opportunities to Give

This holiday season, there are a number of ways you can give back to the community. Here are a few great local organizations where you can donate or volunteer.   Toys for Tots Adventures Underground and Tri-City Area Gaming are teaming up to collect toys and games for Toys for Tots. During the first two weeks of December, bring…

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Top 5 Small Towns to Visit in Washington with Elsie Puig

Today’s Top 5 is written by Elsie Puig. Elsie shares her Top 5 favorite small towns to visit in Washington State!   I don’t know if it’s childlike wonder or an adult’s escapism that attracts me to the small towns of central or eastern Washington, but ever since I discovered Roslyn in the foothills of the Cascades I’ve become…

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Fuse Podcast Studio: Part Four

This is the conclusion of our four-part series about Fuse’s podcast studio. If you haven’t yet, I would suggest that you read the three previous podcasting blog posts to get the whole story. In our first post, we talked about Fuse’s podcast studio in Richland, Washington, and highlighted Kristi Shumway’s Tri-Citizens podcast. In our second post, we discussed…

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Fuse Podcast Studio: Part Three

Welcome to the third installment of our blog series on Fuse’s podcast studio. So far, we have discussed the Tri-Citizens podcast that Kristi Shumway records here at Fuse. We also touched on the origins of the podcast studio, which was constructed thanks in large part to a grant from PNNL. Kristi Shumway is one of the Fuse members who…

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Top 5 Podcasts

Today’s Top 5 is all about podcasts! Fuse members voted on their favorite podcasts, and there was a five-way tie between Radiolab, Tri-Citizens Podcast, This American Life, Fresh Air, and Freakonomics, with six votes each! Here are Fuse’s most highly recommended podcasts in alphabetical order: 1. Freakonomics Based on Levitt and Dubner’s 2009 book about “cheating teachers, bizarre baby names, self-dealing Realtors, and…

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Meet the Member: Casey Stratton

We asked Casey Stratton, a Fuse member since 2014, to answer some questions about his life and career. Here’s your chance to get to know Casey a little bit better!   Q: What is your current occupation? A: I’ve been doing finance/operations in a software company for two years.   Q: What did you study at University? A: Material…

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Fuse Podcast Studio: Part Two

Last week, we discussed Fuse’s podcast studio in Richland, Washington. We highlighted Kristy Shumway’s Tri-Citizens podcast as a great example of how podcasts can bring our community closer together. Kristi got started with her podcast after Fuse received a grant from PNNL (the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) to create the studio, thanks in large part to a grant proposal…

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Top 5 Atom Packages with Erin Schmidt

Today’s Top 5 is all about Atom packages, and it comes from Erin Schmidt!   First, here’s a little info on Atom: Atom is described at atom.io as “a text editor that’s modern, approachable, yet hackable to the core—a tool you can customize to do anything but also use productively without ever touching a config file.” It’s also open source, and integrates…

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Fuse Podcast Studio: Part One

Have you ever wanted to learn more about podcasts or get more involved in our community? Fuse can help! In April of 2017, Fuse opened a podcast studio in their coworking offices on George Washington Way in Richland, Washington. Since that time, a number of people have started recording podcasts at Fuse. One of these…

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