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Morning Quickie Newsletter Giveaway: Free Asian food! (Closed)

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Morning Quickie Newsletter Giveaway: Free Asian food! (Closed)

(THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO JAN AND PAUL!) Welcome to another awesome Weekly Volcano Morning Quickie Newsletter giveaway. This morning we're giving away two, $20 gift card to the new Cafe Banana Asian Bistro in Lakewood. The menu at Café Banana shines with five appetizers, five curry dishes,

Great enthusiastic noise

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Great enthusiastic noise

Charles Dickens' Oliver! is why I'm in theater. It's not that I love the play to death or anything, but many moons ago my brother ran follow spot for a children's production of the musical through Tacoma Little Theatre, and my whole family was doomed. So it's always fun to

CONCERT ALERT: Rammstein, Concrete Blonde, The Wailers, Kasabian, Neil Diamond and others ...

Concert Alert

CONCERT ALERT: Rammstein, Concrete Blonde, The Wailers, Kasabian, Neil Diamond and others ...

We list major concerts going on sale this weekend, as well as national touring acts performing in the Puget Sound this week and down the road. SECRET TICKET CODE TM = Ticketmaster, 253.627.TIXS, www.ticketmaster.com TW = TicketsWest, 800.325.SEAT, www.ticketswest.com TWEB = Ticketweb, 866.468.7623, www.ticketweb.com >>> ON SALE FRIDAY, DEC. 2 10 AM The

DuPont honors 593rd NCO for civic service

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DuPont honors 593rd NCO for civic service

Sergeant First Class Luis Jimenez's mother taught him at an early age that volunteering just one hour of personal time goes a long way. Jimenez grew up watching his mother volunteer annually in the kitchen at the Salvation Army. The small action stuck with Jimenez and in

I Corps CG updates mayors live from Kabul

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I Corps CG updates mayors live from Kabul

I Corps Soldiers are playing a vital role in securing Afghanistan and helping the Afghan people take control of their country, I Corps Commanding General and International Security Assistance Force Joint Command Commander Lt. Gen. Mike Scaparrotti told local mayors and retired military leaders at Joint

Priorities for 2012 focus on JBLM servicemembers and facilities

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Priorities for 2012 focus on JBLM servicemembers and facilities

Through Congressional budget battles over military spending and political wranglings over the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Joint Base Lewis-McChord will continue to support the allied mission in Afghanistan, upgrade its infrastructure, drive resilience initiatives and develop staff efficiencies, Col. Thomas Brittain said Nov. 22 after

308th BSB builds confidence at training center

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308th BSB builds confidence at training center

  Comfort, confidence and safety were some of 308th Brigade Support Battalion's goals during its short range marksmanship training at Yakima Training Center Nov. 17. The 308th BSB deployed from Joint Base Lewis-McChord Nov. 8 and spent more than two weeks at YTC learning to efficiently operate a

Friday, Dec. 2: TUSH! Burlesque Holiday Soiree & Calendar Release Party

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Friday, Dec. 2: TUSH! Burlesque Holiday Soiree & Calendar Release Party

The performers of the Olympia-based TUSH! burlesque troupe are simply dazzling. And they also know how to put on one hell of an event. For these reasons and plenty of others Friday's TUSH! Burlesque Holiday Soiree and Calendar Release Party will almost certainly be nothing short of spectacular. Pre-event hype

Benefit concert for military families

Veterans

Benefit concert for military families

Louie G's Pizza in Fife is holding a Benefit Concert for Military Families Dec. 9 from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost is $10 at the door plus a donation of a new toy - and each donated toy is worth a raffle ticket. The Randy Oxford Band - a band

Looking back on Pearl Harbor, 70 years later

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Looking back on Pearl Harbor, 70 years later

Dec. 7, 1941, is, in the words of President Franklin D. Roosevelt a date that was supposed to live in infamy. Unfortunately, with seven decades having past, the date may no longer inspire Americans to remember the horrific events that transpired when Japanese fighter planes attacked the military installations on

Occupy Neverland

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Occupy Neverland

Piers Chater Robinson's Peter Pan is adapted from the play by J.M. Barrie. The story strikes a chord with kids who don't want to grow up, as well as adults who wish they were responsibility-free like children. Or people who just wish they could fly.   Having only experienced Disney's version

Through Dec. 18: "Peter Pan"

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Through Dec. 18: "Peter Pan"

TACOMA STAGE FLIES HIGH WITH PETER PAN >>> Piers Chater Robinson's Peter Pan is adapted from the play by J.M. Barrie. The story strikes a chord with kids who don't want to grow up, as well as adults who wish they were responsibility-free like children.

New Facebook site for McChord spouses

Military Life

New Facebook site for McChord spouses

While living apart from her Soldier husband in her native Minnesota for three years, Army spouse Sarah Carruth was surrounded by a strong network of support made up family members and church friends. But she didn't know what it was truly like to be a military spouse. "I had a lot of

A visible tribute for Washington gold star families

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A visible tribute for Washington gold star families

Kim Cole's life was forever altered in January 2007. Her son, Cpl. Darrel Morris, who had joined the Marine Corps in 2004, was killed in action when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off. Shortly afterward, Cole registered for the state's Gold Star Mothers group and began a relationship with another

Carrying confident

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Carrying confident

Craftsmanship and efficiency are at the heart of Blade-Tech Industries' products. "We are efficient, period," Ryan Preece, the company's corporate sales and media relations manager, told me as we walked through the spacious and well-organized plant. "And the craftsmanship we put into our products is second to none." Loquacious and knowledgeable about

Coffee man serves troops

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Coffee man serves troops

It's a bit dim now, but 43-year old Gary Sainati, owner and CEO of Buono Coffee Roasters, still remembers the days when his grandfather used to buy coffee beans at the local store and roast them at home. The rich, bold fragrance would waft across Sainati's nostrils - instantly heightening

HOLIDAY GUIDE TWO: Old School Gifts

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HOLIDAY GUIDE TWO: Old School Gifts

  Elf slippers What elves put on after work >>>Made from repurposed wool sweaters, elf slippers by Oakville designer Shari Trnka are cute, cozy and environmentally correct. The wool has been felted (meaning it's washed and dried so it shrinks and becomes softer and denser). The slippers, in sizes for all ages,

HOLIDAY GUIDE TWO: Tradition lives on

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HOLIDAY GUIDE TWO: Tradition lives on

Immigrants from Italy bonded throughout the K Street area neighborhoods in the late 1940s - now known as Tacoma Hilltop - with cultural traditions brought over with their families.  My father-in-law, Joe DeRosa, was part of one of those families. "Oh we all roamed the area back then.  It was me,

HOLIDAY GUIDE TWO: Traditional treat

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HOLIDAY GUIDE TWO: Traditional treat

A German winter holiday tradition you know about: the Christmas tree, serenaded in "O Tannenbaum." One you're not likely to know about: the springerle, a holiday cookie made by pressing dough into a carved board. The cookies are three-dimensional works of art, appearing like tiny sculptures. Learn to prepare this traditional treat

HOLIDAY GUIDE TWO: Creating a wonderland

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HOLIDAY GUIDE TWO: Creating a wonderland

The holiday season in these parts can be particularly frustrating. Twinkling lights and red/green motifs are typically betrayed by cruelly bitter winds and dismal rain. People hold their breath for snow, and continue to hold it if it sticks around for more than a day. Feeling the holiday spirit can

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