Article Archives (99) Currently Viewing: 81 - 99 of 99

Browse Archives

Restrict to:

Front Street

Travel

Front Street

If you can sing every word of Disney's Frozen, you're basically a Norway fan. Animators based the fictional kingdom of Arendelle on Akershus Fortress, Bryggen town, and the Norsk Folkemuseum in Oslo. You may have sung "Let It Go" in the shower, imagining yourself wailing away from an ice castle

The Bloedel Reserve

Travel

The Bloedel Reserve

Nestled beyond the shorelines of Bainbridge Island sits 150 acres of meticulously cultivated land. The land began as the property of Prentice Bloedel, son of a prominent lumber company owner, and his wife Virginia. While Bloedel followed in his father's footsteps and took over the MacMillian Bloedel Timber Company in

Collect, preserve and interpret

Attractions

Collect, preserve and interpret

The gorgeous example of turn-of-the-century architecture known as "Building 50" sits adjacent to the Bremerton ferry dock in the picturesque town of Bremerton. Inside its thoughtfully restored walls, it houses permanent and temporary collections of photos, documents, artifacts, scale models and interactive exhibits, all detailing the indispensible role of the

Olympia Meet-ups

Military Life

Olympia Meet-ups

When we say Olympia Meet-ups, we're not necessarily talking about groups organized around a topic or discipline like a booklovers' meet-up or skateboarders' meet-up. We're talking about places where people in Olympia get together to talk about stuff. And since it's Olympia, we're talking about hippies, artists and writers -

Visit Port Townsend

Travel

Visit Port Townsend

Do you dream of warm, sunny days on a sandy beach? Then you won't want to miss out on Port Townsend. A short road trip away, this vibrant beach community is less than a two-hour drive from Joint Base Lewis-McChord. One of only three Victorian waterfronts in the U.S., Port

Places to tour water vessels

Attractions

Places to tour water vessels

The Puget Sound is a maritime region. Even if you're not a boater, you can still delve into the local maritime heritage in plenty of ways - some of the best of which are festivals, museums and actual water vessels. Get up close and personal with submarines, Navy destroyers or

Deployment Club

Military Life

Deployment Club

At a little school just outside the gates of Naval Base Kitsap, a special group of students file into a small office to eat lunch and put the finishing touches on their latest craft project. They've created handmade picture frames and are discussing whether magnets or tape would be the

News Front

Army Jazz Ambassadors to play Bellevue College

Their big-band swing, their bebop and their jazzy popular sounds have been heard around the world. Now, on April 5, the U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors, the official touring band of the United States Army, will play a concert at Bellevue College's Courter Family Athletic Pavilion. And this fun, toe-tapping good time

You had us at aloha

Reviews

You had us at aloha

Announcer: Can't afford a trip to Hawaii this year? Don't fret, you can still enjoy the tastes and sounds of island life by taking a short hop to the Lanai Café in downtown Olympia. You can get your Kalua on any Monday through Saturday, but you can also swing to

Bras for a cause

News Front

Bras for a cause

So here's the thing about causes for breast cancer: some of them kind of skate along on the pink ribbon and pocket profits. Some of them raise a lot of money that goes to a lot of places and makes a little difference, once the overhead is paid. And some

Grown-up spring break

Travel

Grown-up spring break

If you aren't a proud alumnus of the University of Washington, an afternoon on its campus may seem an odd choice for a single-day Seattle getaway. Still, there's something so memorable about college life that graduates can find themselves recalling a more adventuresome era as they stroll along the Quad.

Atomic Bombshells

Stage

Atomic Bombshells

Olympia is in for a show like no other. A feast for the senses. A treat for the peepers. A show that brings a number of world-class performers to the stage, and yet a show for which you might just want to leave your grandmother at home ... unless, of

Looney toons

Music

Looney toons

There's an oddly storied history of bands that are made up of cartoon characters. Starting with Alvin and the Chipmunks, the notion of creating a virtual band gained a foothold on the fringes of pop music. Notably, Archie and his friends leapt off of the page to release the shamefully

Totems, bells and mixed media

Arts

Totems, bells and mixed media

Tom Anderson and Christopher Mathie have each shown their paintings many times not only here at Childhood's End where they are popular regulars, but throughout the country. Mathie is one of the best pure abstract expressionists in the Pacific Northwest. Much of his latest work, which I have seen online only,

The naked truth

Stage

The naked truth

Theater Artists Olympia's The Credeaux Canvas totally immerses the audience into the lives and the hearts of an East Village artist named Winston (Christopher Rocco); his scheming, outlandish and desperately unhappy roommate, Jamie (Mark Alford), and Jamie's girlfriend, Amelia (Alayna Chamberland). The time is the present; the place is a seedy

A career in Project Management

Jobs & Education

A career in Project Management

It has been said that all good things must come to an end. Whether you are nearing the end of your enlistment or preparing to retire after decades in the military, one of the biggest questions you will face is: What's next? Where do you go from here? Vets2PM is here

Mountain View Funeral Home hiring

Jobs & Education

Mountain View Funeral Home hiring

When a person loses a loved one, often times they enter a state of shock - what to do next is unknown. Mountain View Funeral Home in Lakewood aims to ease their hopelessness and guide them as they mourn their loss, treating them with dignity and respect. This selfless empathy is the

Pilot shortage - learn to fly

Jobs & Education

Pilot shortage - learn to fly

Serving in the military is a unique experience that can lead to civilian employment. "You can become part of a unique group of people that are able to take to the air and fly an airplane," wrote Shawn Pratt in an email. The director of operations and chief flight instructor at the

Archives

Archives By Date (View All)

2018
January, February, March, April, May, June, July
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