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Clipper Vacations

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Clipper Vacations

Based in Seattle, Clipper Vacations is perhaps most well-known for its ferry service to Victoria, British Columbia, but the company goes so many more places than Victoria. "Clipper Vacations was originally known for the Victoria Clipper, which is the high-speed catamaran service between downtown Seattle and downtown Victoria, British Columbia," said

Tacoma's best chefs talk fall cooking

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Tacoma's best chefs talk fall cooking

The year is defined by its seasons, and the culinary world pays close attention. Even those not inclined to cook know that certain foods taste better in the summer than they do in the winter and vice versa. Most chefs aren't serving up watermelon or barbequing hot dogs in December.

Tacoma's best drinks for the fall? Try a hot toddy, more

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Tacoma's best drinks for the fall? Try a hot toddy, more

When it comes to fall-themed drinks, one reigns supreme: the infamous pumpkin spice latte, but enough ink has been spilled on the PSL and its cultural baggage. Besides, why waste time discussing a novelty coffee flavor when autumn is a fantastic time for adult beverages? And not just beer, either:

Top spots for buying, hunting wild game

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Top spots for buying, hunting wild game

Since Neanderthal times, humans have hunted animals for sustenance. However, today, thanks to massive food corporations and smaller organic farms, it's no longer necessary to search for your own meat. Why hunt when you can just pick up a slab of steak at Fred Meyer? Well, even with our more

Local pumpkin patches and corn mazes

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Local pumpkin patches and corn mazes

The leaves are already starting to turn colors, the mornings have a hint of a crispness to them, and the Pumpkin Spice Lattes are here. Those who love the fall season are rejoicing in all things orange. Even though summer has come to an end, there are still lots of

Puget Sound haunted houses sure to conjure scares

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Puget Sound haunted houses sure to conjure scares

What do you think of when Halloween comes to mind? Trick-or-treating? Costumes making fun of some current figure, most likely Trump and Hillary this year? Charlie Brown wearing a sheet covered in holes? Yes, Halloween has certainly become less about the scares for many, but for those that like a

Festivals in autumn? We've got 'em!

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Festivals in autumn? We've got 'em!

The leaves are starting to pop in a kaleidoscopic array of colors, and soon the brisk chill of autumn will force you to dig out your favorite cozy sweaters. Sure, this is the season of leaf peepers, corn mazes and all things pumpkin spice, but it's also the season to

Fall motorcycle rides

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Fall motorcycle rides

The yellow lines on his map that marked the routes Gino Moroni has ridden his motorcycle across the state, told the story. Perched on his bike, he's been there, seen that. "I've done all this yellow stuff," Moroni said with a grin, pointing to his map highlighted with yellow lines. There's a lot

The South Sound's tastiest ciders for fall drinking

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The South Sound's tastiest ciders for fall drinking

Much ink has been spilled over the Northwest's amazing craft brewery scene during the past few years. In the Tacoma area specifically, groups like Wingman and 7 Seas have seen their profiles raised significantly. However, just like the Jacksons, there might be another rising star lurking in the local brewing

Harvest your own home decor

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Harvest your own home decor

Warm up your home with this season's trendiest looks. Put your personal touch on your home's decor with crafting projects that highlight the best of fall: copper detail, animal icons and pumpkins of every color, including white. Create a seasonal tablescape or mantel decoration with these Harvest Fall Lanterns created by

Three-day JBLM summit unites job seekers, employers

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Three-day JBLM summit unites job seekers, employers

The Washington State Service Member for Life Transition Summit at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will take place Oct. 12 to 14. This three-day summit brings together key federal and state agencies, influential military leaders, innovators in the business and employer community, and local community leaders with transitioning

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Elves needed at Santa's Castle

If you loved Will Ferrell in his classic holiday film, “Elf” and have some spare time on your hands in the coming months, here’s your chance to emulate your hero and spread some Christmas cheer. Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s own Santa’s Castle is looking for “elf” volunteers for

Where your money goes

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Where your money goes

Leslie Burger said he has a big soapbox from which to speak. "There is an incredible need to support servicemembers and their families, active and retired, with health-related needs," the retired Army doctor, past Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) commander, general officer and past president of the Madigan Foundation said. "There

Donating for a smile

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Donating for a smile

Dental care is an excellent way to provide for one's future overall health. The research is clear that poor oral health plays a contributing factor in the potential development of diabetes, heart disease, pneumonia and pregnancy complications. To meet this challenge, the Lindquist Dental Clinic for Children (LDCC) has since 1936 been

Nurturing young scientists and engineers

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Nurturing young scientists and engineers

"Will you be there?" A little girl asked that question of Caroline Stein 16 years ago. She stayed and offered the child moral support. Since that day, the Sponsorship and Special Projects Director for the Washington State Science & Engineering Fair (WSSEF), Stein has been "there" for students representing grades 1-12. Every youngster at

Compassion alive

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Compassion alive

At Catholic Community Service of Western Washington, the values of compassion, diversity, excellence of service, justice and stewardship live and breathe. So, too, is the value of flexibility. Money received from the federal government is restrictive; there are ways in which it can and cannot be used.   On the other hand, money

Strangers' generosity

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Strangers' generosity

The generosity of strangers is staggering. "Our families are consistently amazed at the generosity of strangers that provide this wonderful home for them," wrote Jodi Land, the business manager of the two Fisher Houses on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. "The Fisher Houses are all about comforting; about providing a place that offers a

Pet happy

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Pet happy

The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County is a happy place. "The Humane Society is a happy place for families to find lost pets, adopt a new furry child or find resources for the pets they already own and love," wrote Kathleen Olson, the society's executive director. The Humane Society is

Helping hand of the USO

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Helping hand of the USO

The United Service Organizations (USO) is all about pitching in and helping servicemembers and their families. In other words, the USO is a helping hand. "The USO Northwest established the Helping Hands Program to help provide our servicemembers and their families stationed in the Pacific Northwest with the opportunity to spend time

Autism's advocates

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Autism's advocates

The Community Alternatives for People with Autism, or CAPA, and Keystone Employment Services work to build tolerance and understanding of autistic and other challenged individuals. "We are one agency working to improve the lives of those we serve," emphasized Deborah Vaughan, Keystone's program director. "Absolutely," added Johanna Reed-Werner, CAPA's executive director. "Our

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