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PERSON: Daniel Denison

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PERSON: Daniel Denison

Person: Daniel Denison Place: Fatburger Thing: 1.5 pound, three-patty XXXL hamburger Price: $9.79 He added: Jalapeños And almost added: An egg (WTF?) Everything was: Swimming in grease Which promptly made: Daniel ill I think: He barely made it to the bathroom After: Our conversation Which unfortunately: Is usually the case When: Steph DeRosa talks to men   As Mr. DeRosa peered over the

I Corps Change of Stole ceremony

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I Corps Change of Stole ceremony

America's First Corps bid farewell to the first female I Corps command chaplain during a Change of Stole ceremony June 29 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. "The passing of the stole is a tangible representation that the responsibility for spiritual leadership and pastoral care has passed from one chaplain to another," said

THING: Edible bakery oddities

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THING: Edible bakery oddities

Thing: Edible bakery oddities Made by: Kim Alexander Business began: Just this year Already: Balls to the wall busy Can't say I'm not: A little creeped out By: Her creations That: You're supposed to eat And: Her giddy attitude At: Something so wrong I mean, really: Ogre Toes? And: Witch's Digits? Tasting like: Almond or maple? She's: nuts. What creeped me out the

PLACE: A frozen yogurt shop

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PLACE: A frozen yogurt shop

Place: A frozen yogurt shopLocated: City outside of TacomaIt: suckedAnd: That's all I can tell you There's a certain frozen yogurt shop in a city just outside Tacoma that recently captured my interest. In an attempt to scope the joint out without actually entering the establishment, I sent my team of

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THING: Crazy doughnuts

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THING: Crazy doughnuts

Thing: Crazy doughnuts Place: Legendary Doughnuts I love: Doughnuts Say it together: Mmmmm DOUGHNUTS   Who knows my true age?  Only my besties.  Coincidentally, it is only my besties who actually read this column, so I'll just assume this is an appropriate venue for a personal letter concerning my upcoming (in five months) birthday festivities. Dear

Where to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

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Where to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Ah, St. Patrick's Day. I've said it before and I'll say it again, I can appreciate a good drinking holiday. I mean, most holidays have morphed from gatherings to commemorate iconic people or moments that have impacted us as a species to consumer indulgences like a good sale or an

THING: One rad limo

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THING: One rad limo

THING: One rad limo Full of: Eight rad chicks Headed to: Taylor Swift at Tacoma Dome Driven by: Jeff Call Owned by: Jeff Call Associated with: Stonegate Pizza & Rum Bar Where: We gorged before the show Bartender Dave: Made me do a Three Drink Minimum I did not: Fight him or resist You're not: Surprised at all, I'm

Dogs know best

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Dogs know best

At long last, the hugely popular The Art of Racing in the Rain has been adapted for the stage and may now be seen in Olympia at Harlequin Productions. As director and Harlequin co-founder Linda Whitney explains it, "The Art of Racing in the Rain was adapted from Garth Stein's

Vacation tips

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Vacation tips

Spring is near and you deserve a vacation. To get the most for your money, whether you're active-duty, retired or a veteran, take advantage of the following opportunities. All Veterans Take advantage of the Veterans Holidays (VH) Program, which offers seven-night resort stays during off-peak dates for pennies on the dollar. To maximize

PLACE: Tahoma Market

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PLACE: Tahoma Market

Place: Tahoma Market Located: Highway 99 in Fife Disregard: The faux casino next door Unless: You have a surplus of nickels Because: It's primarily nickel slots Unlike: A real casino Which: Allows you to blow more cash With: One roll of a dice Such as: Craps So, like I said: Disregard the faux casino next door   If you haven't heard

THING: Fresh fish

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THING: Fresh fish

  Thing: Fresh fish Company: Boat Seafoods, Inc. Boat: Howard H. Float: 7 In: Westport, Wash. Deckhands: Five total Owned by: Barb and Douglas Fricke Been fishin': Over 40 years Nicest couple: I've ever met (for fishermen)   Jack Winters, dentist and husband of local socialite Vicki Winters, has developed an ongoing debate with me over which Washington coastal

Fort Lewis Military Family Member Scholarship

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Fort Lewis Military Family Member Scholarship

The 2018 Fort Lewis Military Family Member Scholarship application window is now open. Application packets are available online and the deadline is March 23. The Fort Lewis Military Family Member Scholarship Fund goal is to support soldiers by providing college education grants to their spouses and children. The scholarship program relies

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells

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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

THING: Lemon bars

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THING: Lemon bars

THING: Lemon bars Made by: Melanie Manista-Rushforth I just call her: Melanie Rushforth I will not: Respect her hyphenated name Mainly because: I'm lazy If it were up to me: I'd just call her Mel Which, actually: I will start calling her Mel No, wait: I don't like the name Mel But I do like: Her lemon bars It

Evan Main's exit

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Evan Main's exit

In some ways, Tacoma functions as a sort of farm league for artists looking to make it big in the world. Yes, there are frequently plenty of outlets for creatives to express themselves in town, but one can only grow so big in a city that lacks a functioning transit

THING: Delicious handmade caramels by Clay Richart

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THING: Delicious handmade caramels by Clay Richart

THING: Delicious handmade caramels Created by: Clay Richart He wields: A bad-ass mustachio Because: He's a bad-ass candy man Who can: Get away with a mustachio Whereas: If I didn't pluck my rouge rogue chin hairs He might: Have some competition You now think: I'm hot Because: You love a bearded lady Let's just focus: On the caramels   Admittedly, it's

Faculty and staff exhibition at SPSCC

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Faculty and staff exhibition at SPSCC

When walking into the art gallery at South Puget Sound Community College, the first thing to greet the eye is a curtain of hanging white porcelain shapes suspended by clear monofilament line. It is like a bead curtain, but it is not beads. It is a representation of genome sequencing.

THING: Meat from Blue Max Sausage Co.

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THING: Meat from Blue Max Sausage Co.

Thing: Meat Place: Blue Max Sausage Co. Person: Evan Greco Who is: One of my favorite butchers And works in: An everything meat shop In which: Protein reigns In the form of: Dead animal I'm OK with this: As long as I don't know the cow's name And: It is grilled perfectly Served with: An ice-cold Bud Light By: A

Best of Dockyard Derby Dames

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Best of Dockyard Derby Dames

As the Dockyard Derby Dames closed its fifth roller derby season June 25 with an exciting championship bout, a handful of OGs (Old Girls) bowed into retirement, while another exceptional handful received performance awards. Coincidentally, at the same time this was all happening, I was going for the award of

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