Article Archives (1344) Currently Viewing: 181 - 200 of 1344

Browse Archives

Restrict to:

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells

News Front

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells

With the extravagant meals and family gatherings of turkey day behind us and the glowing lights and sparkling wrapping paper of Christmas ahead of us, it's no wonder that families at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) are gearing up for the annual JBLM 5K Jingle Bell Jog & 1K Reindeer Romp. "The

Alternative TRICARE option

News Front

Alternative TRICARE option

The military lifestyle can be hectic; with countless obligations and a strong sense of dedication, tackling medical to-dos can take valued time out of soldiers' busy lives. Thankfully, Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) is a provider of the United States Family Health Plan (USFHP), a TRICARE Prime option based on ease,

Romantic getaway to Gig Harbor

Travel

Romantic getaway to Gig Harbor

Even with busy military schedules, sometimes you have an unexpected free weekend. Grab your sweetie and head across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge to the maritime village of Gig Harbor. The Best Western Wesley Inn & Suites is your base for the weekend. The hotel has a lovely garden setting and is

Light fighters share their memories

Online Newspapers

Light fighters share their memories

As the 7th Infantry Division celebrates its 100th anniversary, three veterans and one active-duty soldier took the time to briefly reminisce about their service in the division. Pfc. Dick Hazelmeyer "It is a damn good division," stated Hazelmeyer during a telephone conversation. A native of Spokane, he served in the Hourglass Division from

The Great War Christmas Event

News Front

The Great War Christmas Event

The Lewis Army Museum will host the Great War Christmas Event Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held in the museum lobby. "During this centennial year we are looking back at how the U.S. Army shaped our local and national culture. We hope

7th ID celebrates 100 years

Online Newspapers

7th ID celebrates 100 years

As Joint Base Lewis-McChord celebrates its centennial, it is not alone in reaching this historic milestone. Three months and a day after the opening of then Camp Lewis, the 7th Infantry Division was activated Dec. 6, 1917, and organized  Jan. 1, 1918, at Camp Wheeler, Georgia. Later in 1918, the distinctive shoulder

Archives

Forget the bar, go slot car

A new craze is growing in popularity and appearing not only in the form of clubs, teams, and leagues; it’s becoming a regular addition to many guys’ garages. It’s slot car racing.  Grown men racing intricate, expensive devices in secret clubs in Tacoma.  Secret locales.  Secret waiting lists.  There’s no

Holiday shopping in Gig Harbor

Online Newspapers

Holiday shopping in Gig Harbor

There is something about crossing the Tacoma Narrows Bridge into Gig Harbor. You can feel the stress melt away with the scenic views as the traffic lightens up. For a change of pace, holiday shop in Gig Harbor at two very distinct locations, Uptown and Downtown. Downtown Gig Harbor is the

Crescent Moon Gifts

Online Newspapers

Crescent Moon Gifts

There's no doubt that this time of year can be stressful; the tidings of good cheer can get lost in the holiday hustle and bustle. Luckily, Tacoma's own Crescent Moon Gifts offers an incredible selection of unique gift ideas as well as a tranquil shopping experience. Located on the beloved 6th

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate

Online Newspapers

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate

There is one gift you can never go wrong giving, because just about everyone loves chocolate. For a more personal touch, shop local. Brown & Haley is a more than 100-year-old Tacoma icon with its well-loved Roca brand of candies.  The Seattle Chocolate Factory is becoming well-known for its small-batch

Online Interactive Guides

2017 Holiday Guide #3

A guide on local holiday shopping, events and more! Come back each week for more holiday ideas. Click here to view our interactive 2017 Holiday Guide #3.

People Rule

Buddhist chaplain to provide religious support to 1-23 Inf. team

Chaplain (Capt.) Niphon Sukuan was sworn in Nov. 7 at the Lewis Main Chapel on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Sukuan will provide religious support for the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. Sukuan is the fourth Buddhist chaplain to be sworn into the Army and

People Rule

Buddhist chaplain to provide religious support to 1-23 Inf. team

Chaplain (Capt.) Niphon Sukuan was sworn in Nov. 7 at the Lewis Main Chapel on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Sukuan will provide religious support for the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. Sukuan is the fourth Buddhist chaplain to be sworn into the Army and

SPOUSE magazine - November 2017

Spouse magazine

SPOUSE magazine - November 2017

To receive an email announcing the latest Spouse magazine, click here. To read the November 2017 Spouse Magazine, click HERE, In this month's issue: <<< Jaw-dropping views <<< Day trip to Vancouver, WA <<< Visit Northwest Trek Wildlife Park <<< New homes in Lacey <<< Maritime theme defines Puget Sound style <<< New eats in Tacoma you

Archives

Dining in DuPont

There are few places in the South Sound where diners can travel through a world trip of food selections without having to get a passport. DuPont is becoming on of those locations, alongside Olympia\'s Fourth Avenue, Tacoma\'s Sixth Avenue and Pacific Avenue and the City of Destiny\'s Freighthouse Square. The city of

Archives

Thanksgiving dining options

Red Hot Thanksgiving I learned that I’m spending Thanksgiving with my boyfriend’s family. I’m not terribly happy about it. In fairness, the Stevens are as welcoming as you could possibly be to someone they wish wasn’t dating their son. However, I never feel quite at home there. Why? Here’s one of many. The

Archives

Green and bare it

I just ate a Hot Pocket. When it emerged from the microwave, it looked like something you might pull out of a clogged vacuum cleaner. It tasted like salted silicon. When the Tacoma Food Co-op opens, I’m going to stop eating Hot Pockets. That’s right, there is a distinct chance

Art-damaged groove

Music

Art-damaged groove

If you've never seen it before, I urge you to check out a Talking Heads video -- in general, but also this specific one of the band performing "Born Under Punches." The video, which is available on YouTube, captures the band at a very specific time in their career, at

"Present/tense"

Arts

"Present/tense"

Husband and wife Malayka and Tom Gormally are highly respected Seattle artists who bring a world of experience to artworks that reflect on current social and political issues in a show called "Present/Tense" at Spaceworks Gallery. Born to immigrant Jewish parents in the San Francisco Bay area, Malayka lived for a

A musical sensation

Stage

A musical sensation

American Idiot the musical was a sensation when it premiered in 2009 (and subsequently moved to Broadway in 2010). Based on the smash hit album by Green Day, the play featured all the music from the album plus Green Day songs from the album 21st Century Breakdown and "When It's Time,"

Archives By Date (View All)

2019
January, February, March, April, May, June, July
2018
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
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
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December