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Wear blue and run for a great cause

Military Life

Wear blue and run for a great cause

wear blue: run to remember is seeking runners - active-duty, family members and members of the local community - to run the Seattle Rock'n'Roll Marathon June 18. Runners who sign up through wear blue: run to remember, will receive a $20 discount off the registration fee and free weekly training

Assisting veterans in need

News

Assisting veterans in need

Anyone familiar with Gold Star Wives and the military supporting community as a whole, has probably heard the name, Arlene Murray. Arlene Murray may no longer be making the primary decisions for local Gold Star Wives in the same capacity, but she is making sure that her name continues to remain

Quiet season on San Juan Island (Part 1)

Travel

Quiet season on San Juan Island (Part 1)

The quiet season on San Juan Island is a delight. It is an opportunity to have an island adventure without the bustle of the summer season.  The pace slows down, allowing you to interact with natives who have wonderful tales to share.  Visit with shopkeepers who toot the praises of

Networking talent

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Networking talent

The nation's economy is only as strong as the talents of the people who work in it. Some of those individuals are veterans. Work of Honor, which began operations in 2015, is a community of veterans and business professionals committed to combining best business practices and military operational strategies in providing a

Headstone history

Online Newspapers

Headstone history

The weathered headstone is just about a century old. On the aged stone is chiseled the name of Lee Whalen, and that he had been assigned to Company B, 347th Machine Gun Company. The Seattle Daily Times reported that he had died after a brief illness in October 1917, a month after

Music

Lovely and intimate

Are you looking for a special way to spend a romantic evening with or without your significant other this Valentine's Day? Well Culture Vultures, Tacoma #8 Rotary and Ted Brown Music may have just the ticket ... literally ... as they proudly present, Lovely and Intimate, a Private Valentine Concert

Love at first bite

Features

Love at first bite

It's always a race to snag the best seats for Valentine's Day dining. And many local restaurants still have seats available, but you'd better hurry, be happy eating at 4 p.m. or 9 p.m., or plan to celebrate this weekend instead. To help you, sweethearts - here are some romantic

Focus

7th ID program targets new culture, mindset

Every service member in the armed forces wants to achieve a physical peak in their fitness. But there’s a limit in trying to be the strongest, fastest and most agile person on the field. Professional athletes have learned to adjust their training regimen in an effort to

People Rule

JBLM captain plays for Team USA

Andrew Hyres was one of only Army soccer players to join Team U.S.A. in the 2017 World Military Football Cup in Oman last month, sanctioned by the International Military Sports Council. Hyres, a captain with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Joint Base

Bridges to honor troops?

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Bridges to honor troops?

Travelers taking a trip across the Nisqually River bridges could permanently become reminded of veterans if a legislative bill is passed, which would rename the southbound I-5 bridge to the "Iraq Veterans Bridge" and the northbound name to the "Afghanistan Veterans Bridge". State lawmakers like Senator Steve O'Ban appear to be

News Front

Heroes recognized

Eight people making a difference in the lives of local military were recognized last Thursday during a luncheon held at the Tacoma Country and Golf Club in Lakewood.  Civilians, military spouses, retirees, and more were honored for the work they do in the community. "There are many civilians, veterans, men and

Valley tunes

Music

Valley tunes

If your childhood was anything like mine, there was a lot of music. Music in the living room, loud music in the car, and especially music around the campfire. Music around the campfire usually consisted of at least three guitars, and at the very least ten back up singers. Yeah

Who we are

Stage

Who we are

A new Sarah Vowell historical hardcover is always a welcome blast of nonfictional entertainment, whether she's discussing Hawaiian statehood (Unfamiliar Fishes), the Puritans of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (Wordy Shipmates) or the malcontents who shot American presidents (Assassination Vacation). Her latest book, Lafayette in the Somewhat United States, is the

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

Stage

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

In the past decade, or so, there's been a relative dearth of good biopics about musicians. It used to be that playing a legendary artist in a movie usually resulted in acclaim, but that well has run dry. One might be able to trace this fading genre back to Walk

Exuberant noise

Music

Exuberant noise

As I was growing up, roller rinks represented ticking time bombs of messy emotional development. Birthday parties, graduation parties, post-soccer pizza parties - any reason to assemble a jumbled group of children would somehow coincide with a trip to a roller rink, and thus result in hormonally tormented proto-humans walking

Grant offers new opportunities

Arts

Grant offers new opportunities

The Evergreen State College Foundation recently received a $1 million grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies for the expansion of the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center's Indigenous Arts Campus. The Arts Campus provides teaching and learning opportunities for the creation of indigenous art forms, including those that may be

The taco alternative

Reviews

The taco alternative

ANNOUNCER: If you grew up in the Lakewood area, then you either know Tijuana Taco as a high schooler hanging out there on a weekend night, or you worked behind the counter with a gaggle of your friends.  Tijuana Taco has managed to stay in business despite the Taco Bells

Wall fodder

Arts

Wall fodder

The Ways We See," now showing in the Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia, are paintings by Lois Beck, Mia Schulte and Becky Knold, three women whose paintings have a lot in common - so much so, in fact, that unless you have studied their paintings in detail

Hoops 4 Heroes to benefit local AUSA chapter

News Front

Hoops 4 Heroes to benefit local AUSA chapter

On Saturday, March 4, the DuPont-Steilacoom subchapter of the Captain Meriwether Lewis Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), in partnership with LeMay Pierce County Refuse and the CalPortland Company, is proud to present the second annual Hoops 4 Heroes to benefit the DuPont-Steilacoom AUSA subchapter. The brainchild

Valentines for veterans

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Valentines for veterans

For the fifth consecutive year, Congressman Denny Heck, a House Democrat representing Washington state's 10th Congressional District, is empowering school students to show their thanks to military veterans through the Valentines for Veterans program. Students in grades K-12 across 15 schools in the South Puget Sound, including Clover Park School District

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