Article Archives (157) Currently Viewing: 81 - 100 of 157

Browse Archives

Restrict to:

Tiny houses

Style

Tiny houses

In 2013, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average household spent 33 percent of its income or $16,887 per year on housing. Jenn Kliese of Olympia, who lives in a tiny house, spends less than one-quarter of that. But although greater financial freedom was her main motivation, Kliese is finding

Flying boats in Washington state

News Front

Flying boats in Washington state

As a military journalist, I have the opportunity to visit and meet people from all walks of life. During one particular assignment, I was given the chance to interact with some of the elite forces of the military, the 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and Navy Special Boat

Remembering Melissa Renahan, 1978-2014

Military Life

Remembering Melissa Renahan, 1978-2014

A day in the life of freelance writer Melissa Renahan was not ordinary by any means. One minute she would interview actors Ricky Schroder or Tom Skerritt, and the next she was on the phone with World War II veteran Lt. Col. Richard "Ken" Wheeler, who was shot down over

570th Sapper Company homecoming at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

News Front

570th Sapper Company homecoming at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

On Oct. 18, the 570th Sapper Company of the 555th Engineer Brigade - the Triple Nickel - returned from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan. It was an early morning. Friends and families of the soldiers sat patiently at Joint Base Lewis-McChord at the 110th Chemical Battalion Readiness Bay. Brigade Commander

Wednesday, Oct. 29: Washington's Minimum Wage Conundrum Discussion

We Recommend

Wednesday, Oct. 29: Washington's Minimum Wage Conundrum Discussion

Barbara Ehrenreich's 2001 book Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America is about her cross-country odyssey as a voluntary member of the working poor. Ehrenreich believes that even as poverty rates - and income inequality - climb, it's only getting harder to be poor. Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

Listings

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Ted Brown Music Company Tacoma - South. Uke 'An Jam. All Ages. 6:30-8 pm. NC. Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Wed night Irish Session. 7:00- 930. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Cascade Community Center JBLM-Lewis Main. Bar Bingo in Heroes Lounge. No cash prizes. 7 pm. Pints & Quarts Pub

Tuesday, Oct. 28: "Art And Craft"

We Recommend

Tuesday, Oct. 28: "Art And Craft"

The paintings of Mark Landis have been featured in at least 46 museums in 20 different states over the course of 30 years. So why isn't this shy, slender Mississippian a renowned artist in his own right? Chalk it up to his knack for crafting expert forgeries of everyone ranging

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

Listings

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Acoustic open mic hosted by Leanne Trevalyan. 8 pm. NC. Tugboat Annies Olympia - Westside. Open Mic Night. 9 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Westgate Bar and Grill Tacoma - Northend. Barstool Bingo. 6:30 pm. White Horse Tavern Yelm. Barstool Bingo. Prizes! 7 pm.

Monday, Oct. 27: Creative Colloquy

We Recommend

Monday, Oct. 27: Creative Colloquy

There are those among us who can make their trip to a hair stylist the most riveting story you've heard all week. People whose stories never trail off into "it was really cool. ..." Envy them. They are not like you. Not only do they have great success at parties,

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

Listings

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Steilacoom Pub and Grill Steilacoom. Monday Music, featuring James Coates. 7 pm. BLUES Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill Spanaway. Blues Monday with Black Rose. 7 pm. NC. Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Rafael Tranquilino and Brooke Lizotte Experimental Jam. 8 pm. NC. The Swiss Tacoma -

Saturday, Oct. 25-Sunday, Oct. 26: The Capitol Steps

We Recommend

Saturday, Oct. 25-Sunday, Oct. 26: The Capitol Steps

Every year, the Washington D.C. comedy troupe Capitol Steps descends on Tacoma and Olympia, bringing with it a full bag of political humor and clever song parodies about things that rhyme with Scalia. Major laughs ensue. Elaina Newport cofounded the troupe in 1981 while working for Illinois senator Charles H.

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

Listings

Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Charlie's Restaurant Puyallup. Acoustic Jam Night. 6-9 pm. NC. BLUES Dave's of Milton Milton. Blues Jam, hosted by Doug McGrew. 7:30 pm. NC. Dawson's Bar and Grill Tacoma - South. Blues Jam, hosted by Tim Hall. 8 pm. The Spar Tacoma - Old Town. Jerry Miller. 8

Saturday, Oct. 25: Uncle Bonsai

We Recommend

Saturday, Oct. 25: Uncle Bonsai

I want you to do something for me. I want you to surf over to YouTube and check out two Uncle Bonsai videos. Chances are you've never heard of the Seattle folk trio, so this'll be your first and second exposure. Their gorgeous harmonies and silly, singular lyrics remind me

Saturday, Oct. 25: Benefit Show for 2nd Cycle

We Recommend

Saturday, Oct. 25: Benefit Show for 2nd Cycle

Listen for the honking and yelling, and then maybe you'll see them: cyclists moving in and out of traffic, between parked cars, then braking hard in front of Fulcrum Gallery on Hilltop Tacoma. Eliot Lipp, Rockwell Powers and Lozen - a musical dream lineup for many - will fill the

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

Listings

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Traditions Cafe and World Folk Art Olympia - Downtown. Uncle Bonsai. All Ages. 8 pm. $15-$20. BLUES B Sharp Coffee House Tacoma - Downtown. South Sound Blues Association Presents: Dean Reichert. All Ages. 8 pm. COMEDY/GAMES Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Marc Ryan. 8 and 10:30 pm.

Friday, Oct. 24-Saturday, Oct. 25: Bonfires, Beaver Pelts and Bogeymen

We Recommend

Friday, Oct. 24-Saturday, Oct. 25: Bonfires, Beaver Pelts and Bogeymen

Pimp 'n' Ho parties just aren't cuttin' it anymore, are they? Neither are the toga parties, the erotic costume contests or naughty nurses. So much bare flesh, so much cold weather. If Halloween is really to turn into The Day of Getting As Close to Naked As Possible, it should

Friday, Oct. 24 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

Listings

Friday, Oct. 24 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Northern Pacific Coffee Co. Tacoma - Parkland. American folk music with Forest Beutel, Micaela Cooley, Emelie Peine. All Ages. 8 pm. Arbutus Folk School - Olympia. Jeff Warner Presents: Banjos, Bones & Ballads. All Ages. 8 pm. Matrix Coffee House Chehalis. Jim Beseske, Elwood Garcia. All Ages.

Thursday, Oct. 23: Oly CLAW

We Recommend

Thursday, Oct. 23: Oly CLAW

The Olympia chapter of the Collective of Lady Arm Wrestlers, or Oly CLAW, will battle beneath the holiday lights at The Brotherhood Lounge in downtown Olympia. Characters such as Ivana KrushU, Cold As Isis, Vegan Villain and more will go head-to-head, or should we say arm-to-arm, in a full-out fight to

Thursday, Oct. 23 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

Listings

Thursday, Oct. 23 2014: South Puget Sound Live Music, Comedy and DJs Calendar:

BLUES Dawson's Bar and Grill Tacoma - South. Billy Shew Band Open Jam Session. 8 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Marc Ryan. 8 pm. $15. The Ram Restaurant and Brewery Tacoma. Geeks Who Drink pub quiz. 8:30 pm. NC. Narrows Brewing Company Tacoma

Local AUSA president, secretary lauded at national meeting

People Rule

Local AUSA president, secretary lauded at national meeting

Accolades are not new to Carlene Joseph. She is a two-time McChord Air Force Base Volunteer of the Year (2004 and 2006); McChord Spouse of the Year (2006); and member of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Hall of Fame (inducted 2013). Last year, Joseph, president of the Captain Meriwether Lewis Chapter

Archives By Date (View All)

2018
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
2017
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2016
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2015
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2014
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2013
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2012
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2011
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2010
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2009
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2008
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2007
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2006
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2005
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2004
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2003
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2002
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2001
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2000
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
0000
January
-0001
November, December