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Strip mall tacos

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Strip mall tacos

ANNOUNCER: It's not like Taqueria Y Mas Mi Pueblo in Lacey is special compared to other Mexican restaurants in the South Sound, it's just a note that you can add this place to your list of good ones. JASON: Located in a strip mall near Hawks Prairie, Mi Pueblo is stunningly

Sonic mirages

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Sonic mirages

Decades of visual art have worked at finding a shorthand to depict inescapable temperatures, utterly brutal exertions of force on the part of our planet to get us hunching our shoulders and bending at the waist in a futile effort to shield ourselves from the elements. Our current frigid, soggy

Tacoma Musical Playhouse presents 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

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Tacoma Musical Playhouse presents 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

Christmas specials have been a holiday staple since the advent of television. In many cases, the original shows that spawned them - along with some of the cast members - have long since gone away, but the lone Christmas special remains, gracing our screens each year and serving as a

Christmas activities for kids

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Christmas activities for kids

The email said to write about five different things to do with your kids over the holidays. Does tying them up with five different colors of duct tape and leaving them in their rooms for five days count? Probably not. OK. So you're stuck with the urchins and need something to do. What

Cookies galore!

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Cookies galore!

During the holiday season, countless pies, cakes and candies are offered to friends and families to take center stage on dining room tables and office party displays. It appears the beloved cookie is neglected around this time of year, amidst the arrays of candy canes and pumpkin spice-flavored everything. To

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‘Nutcracker’ kids ‘amazing’ on JBLM

An elegant and sophisticated production, with just the right amount of amateur charm, delighted hundreds of audience members Dec. 9 and Saturday as Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s SKIES Unlimited put on the timeless classic “The Nutcracker.” The more than 40-member cast of children and adults pirouetted and promenaded,

Holiday stocking stuffers

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Holiday stocking stuffers

There is an art to filling a holiday stocking. Although not typically holding the biggest Christmas gift, it nonetheless holds an element of excitement as you reach into it to find out what wonders lay nestled inside. Each stocking should hold small, inexpensive gifts carefully selected for the recipient and

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A Year in Review at JBLM

The year 2016 was filled with reorganization for efficiency and steady training for continued readiness at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. PAO news staff was honored to cover a wide range of stories, such as ongoing unit exercises, improvements to base infrastructure and resources, visits from Department of Defense

3rd best for vets in the nation

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3rd best for vets in the nation

With its ongoing efforts to help the military earn a college degree, Pierce College has provided classes online, eliminated the costs of textbooks and provided on-campus tutors. The end goal has always been to help service men get a degree, not to increase enrollment. But Pierce College recently received an unintended

Digging up the past and present

Military Life

Digging up the past and present

"One man's trash is another man's treasure." So the saying goes, but for the Puget Sound Treasure Hunters Club, everyone's trash is their treasure. Well, maybe not all of the trash is technically treasure - the market for old pull tabs, beer cans and other detritus that would set off

A sailor's love

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A sailor's love

The front door opened and out leaned Bessie Hubbard. "Hello there," she said with a smile. "Let me hug you; you know I'd like a little love." At 94 years young, her desire was understandable and reciprocated. The reason for being in her home had everything to do with her husband, SVC Edgar

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JBLM's holiday run an icy one

Snow and ice couldn’t keep athletes from participating in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Jingle Bell Jog and Reindeer Romp Saturday at the American Lake Conference Center on Lewis North. The roads were clear and ice wasn’t too big of an issue as more than 550 service members,

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A special JBLM tree trimming

Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Survivor Outreach Services welcomed Gold Star families for the annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Tree Decorating event Dec. 9 to celebrate the memories of their loved ones and reconnect with one another. “We are trying to bring joy to the families and show them that

Military Life

Round-up of JBLM sporting opportunities

Time for the ‘Smart Start’ sports camp Youth: Child, Youth and School Services will host a Start Smart youth sports camp Tuesday-Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the gymnasium inside Parent Central Services on Lewis Main. The camp provides an introduction to the fundamentals of various sports.

E-6 is Elvis impersonator

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E-6 is Elvis impersonator

Born and raised in the tiny town of Elgin, Oregon, retired Army Staff Sgt. Jess Thomas, whose mother was a big Elvis fan, grew up listening to the King of Rock and Roll. But when he was still quite young, Thomas discovered that he could sing like the King. He

Helping military spouses transition into jobs

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Helping military spouses transition into jobs

The minute you walk through the doors of Rally Point 6 (RP/6) you are enveloped by a warm and welcoming community ready to help. RP/6 offers a variety of programs to assist military spouses as they transition back into civilian life. The programs are not just for servicemembers and veterans

Wreathed with honor

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Wreathed with honor

Woody walked reverentially between the headstones in section 28B of the Tahoma National Cemetery. He carried a left armful of Christmas wreaths highlighted with a red bow. His black leather jacket spoke to his military service to the nation. "I've been coming here since 2008," said the Army veteran who served multiple tours

From the water to the sky

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From the water to the sky

The four-cylinder, direct drive, horizontally opposed, air-cooled, piston driven Lycoming O-360 engine in the Cessna 172, coughed into action. As the engine evened off and took on a steady hum, an attendant pushed the aircraft away from the dock, and the aircraft began to taxi out into the open waters of

Operation Deploy Your Dress

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Operation Deploy Your Dress

The Lewis Community Spouses Club (LCSC) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) has recently been selected to become part of Operation Deploy Your Dress (ODYD).  Based out of Fort Bliss, Texas, ODYD was founded in December 2015 with a mission to work with generous people around the country to provide free

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Cookies and casseroles and candy canes

There's no denying the many splendors of the holiday season, specifically - the food. During this time of year, countless people are guilty of noel-noshing, and it's not hard to imagine why: holiday work parties, family get-togethers and endless arrays of casseroles and cookies can certainly contribute to weight gain.

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