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APRIL FOOLS Apology

The Ranger newspaper would like to make a formal apology for our April Fools issue posted online today.  We have done these for years.  Unfortunately, this year, we unintentionally offended some of our readers.  It was our intention to draw light on recent developments in the

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New food options on base

It used to be that when you thought of food on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, you thought about Burger King. And while it's true that this fast food monarch still dominates in feeding troops (with the Lewis Main location ranking number one worldwide in sales for the chain), more dining options

Vehicle maintenance during deployment

Military Life

Vehicle maintenance during deployment

The freedom of getting behind the wheel of your own car after returning from a deployment or extended time away is one of the best ways to celebrate a homecoming, but the reality of dealing with a car that has been sitting for months can turn that dream into a

Preventing injuries while training

Military Life

Preventing injuries while training

Tired of getting hurt during military training? One local sports medicine doc has some tips. Dr. Stephen Gingrich, a sports medicine physician graduated from medical school back in 2010, and has been with PacMed since August of 2015. With a background in personal training, he has witnessed and treated many sports-related

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April Fools Day issue apology

The Ranger newspaper would like to make a formal apology for our April Fools issue posted online today.  We have done these for years.  Unfortunately, this year, we unintentionally offended some of our readers.  It was our intention to draw light on recent developments in the military, and never to

SPOUSE magazine: April 2016

Spouse magazine

SPOUSE magazine: April 2016

SPOUSE magazine is a free, online magazine that addresses the unique needs and interests of military spouses at Joint Base

Hooyah, Shipmates!

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Hooyah, Shipmates!

Seattle received a rare treat last Saturday night as hundreds of handsome sailors in dress blues and their spouses, dressed to the nines in an array of flowing gowns, ferried across the Puget Sound to celebrate the 116th PNW Enlisted Submarine Birthday Ball. The Sheraton Seattle overflowed with beautiful couples

Taking employers for a ride

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Taking employers for a ride

Look up in the sky ... it's a bird ... no, it's a plane ... no, it's an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Employer Boss Lift. An Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Employer Boss Lift was conducted from the Washington National Guard's flight line on Joint

Jazz in Lacey

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Jazz in Lacey

For John Theine, the news about the U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors coming to Lacey was a double blessing. First, Theine, the band director at River Ridge High School who scheduled the concert, will be able to hear the jazzy sound himself in person. Second, and more importantly, the community

Spring bazaar

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Spring bazaar

An annual local favorite will be returning to Olympia. The VFW Post 318 Auxiliary will be hosting their Spring Bazaar Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Event organizer Darcy Mugartegui is excited to share the new changes to the bazaar this year. "Over fifty percent of our

Military Life

Community update highlights for April 2016

Officials from Joint Base Lewis-McChord briefed the community as part of their regular community outreach. The following are yesterday's highlights. From JBLM Commander, Col. Daniel S. Morgan, opening remarks: Priorities for the month of April include a focus on Life, Health, and Safety.  To that end, JBLM will be highlighting sexual assault

The devil you play!

Music

The devil you play!

In Clarksdale, Mississipi in 1929, Robert Johnson struck a bargain with the devil on a dark, dusty crossroads: In exchange for musical talent, Robert agreed to ... Well, the devil only traffics in one type of currency. That's how Robert Johnson became the "King of the Delta Blues." He also spent

Spring Fair time

Attractions

Spring Fair time

Spring. A time of new life and new beginnings. For more than 25 years, the Washington State Spring Fair has celebrated all that is wonderful about this special season. And this year, there is more to celebrate than ever before with an additional four acres of rides, food, shopping and

Celebrating the Long House

Arts

Celebrating the Long House

The Evergreen State College is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Long House with an exhibition called “Swigwial?txw at 20: Building upon the Past, Visioning into the Future”, featuring works by more than 70 Native artists in paint, print, sculpture, glass, basketry and other crafts. Each of the artists have

Inside dramaturge

Stage

Inside dramaturge

Blame it on Beckett is an intelligently written comedy-drama by John Morogiello and directed for Olympia Little Theatre by Kendra Malm. High on irony and insider-theater references, the humor is esoteric and the drama realistic. Jim Foley (played by Rick Pearlstein in the biggest and best performance I've seen him in

Naked and creaking

Music

Naked and creaking

There are moments in everybody's lives where shepherds emerge to usher you into new musical territories. I often write about how my parents shaped my appreciation of music through their joint effort to get me listening to oldies, and then my father's solo effort to corrupt me with Frank Zappa,

Free concert

Music

Free concert

Over the years, the city of Tacoma has been proud to support the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra and the Tacoma Youth Symphony Association. Now the two orchestras are joining forces to say "Thank You" to the city with a free concert underwritten by Dr. Hsushi Yeh and sponsored by the Connelly

Tacoma Yacht Club salutes Gold Star Wives

Military Life

Tacoma Yacht Club salutes Gold Star Wives

Arlene Murray, current president of the Tahoma Gold Star Wives Chapter, has a special connection to the organization. "I was thirty-one when I became a widow," she said. "I was handed a gold star by the casualty officer but didn't learn about the organization until much later."   The struggle of dealing

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Character to be reexamined

Comprised of empathy, courage, fortitude, honesty and loyalty, character shapes and guides leadership. "The foundation of our profession is centered on trust ... it will take every measure of competence and commitment to forge ahead," wrote former Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno, in a recent press release. "Above all

Hot wheels

Military Life

Hot wheels

For automobile owners looking to add a bit of color to their ride, GT Auto Sales and Services is worth visiting. Located at 7004 South Tacoma Way for the past two-and-a-half years, the family-owned independent automotive dealership specializes in affordable used cars and trucks. "GT Auto Sales and Services in Tacoma is

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