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Dusty’s Hideaway

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Dusty’s Hideaway

ANNOUNCER: The McKinley Hill Neighborhood of Tacoma is a hidden gem just across the freeway from the bustling downtown. Known more for its eclectic residents and quaint shops, it hasn't traditionally been the "go-to" for dining in town. However, Dusty's Hideaway has converted a house into what they hope to

Raging emotions on display

Arts

Raging emotions on display

There are certain characteristics shared by most if not all juried art exhibitions that are particularly noticeable at top-quality shows such as those held annually at South Puget Sound Community College and Tacoma Community College where many of the same artists show up every year. Such shows have a plethora

Leadership courses available

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Leadership courses available

Air Force Reserve citizen airmen are selected every year to attend Developmental Education courses boarded through the Reserve School Selection Board (RSSB A&B), Reserve Developmental Education Designation Board (RDEDB), and Enlisted Developmental Education Board (EDEB). The boards are held quarterly over a five-day period at HQ Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley

Air Force announces the 12 Outstanding Airmen of 2019

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Air Force announces the 12 Outstanding Airmen of 2019

Air Force officials have selected the service's top enlisted members, naming the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2019. An Air Force selection board at the Air Force's Personnel Center considered 36 nominees who represented major commands, direct reporting units, field operating agencies and Headquarters Air Force. The board selected

Explore Port Townsend’s maritime charm

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Explore Port Townsend’s maritime charm

At just under two hours by car along winding highways through rural country and forest scenery, Port Townsend is an easy access gateway from Tacoma. Either the quaint, Victorian-era town or nearby Fort Worden State Historic Park make a great base for further exploring the Olympic Peninsula. Camp out at the

Connecting the dots

Military Life

Connecting the dots

When illness and injury strike a loved one, there is nothing like having a personal champion through the challenges that arise. That is the role Master Sgt. Jimmie Overstreet plays for families whose active-duty servicemember needs to take advantage of the Department of Veterans Affairs Polytrauma System of Care. Take Spc.

AAFES expanding layaway program

Military Life

AAFES expanding layaway program

Back-to-School shopping season is upon us and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) is helping military families stay on budget by expanding its layaway program to include computers, tablets and more July 1-Aug. 31. Layaway is a purchasing option that allows you to place a deposit on an item

Leaving the nest 101

Military Life

Leaving the nest 101

Stress abounds for former high schoolers as they prepare for college endeavors and begin to make the transition into adulthood. Parents have their hands (and hearts) full as well, making plans for their beloved offspring to flee the nest in pursuit of higher education. Though parting is such sweet sorrow,

Esper becomes 27th defense secretary

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Esper becomes 27th defense secretary

Dr. Mark T. Esper became the 27th defense secretary Tuesday during an early evening White House swearing-in ceremony. Earlier in the day, by a 90-8 vote, the U.S. Senate confirmed Esper to serve in the office. Esper officially became the defense secretary when the President signed the appointment paperwork preceding the formal

Packing a more lethal punch

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Packing a more lethal punch

The Army plans to add even more firepower to its arsenal of medium tactical vehicles. The service has been working with the Navy to develop a 100-kilowatt laser weapon, known as a High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstrator, to provide air and missile defense to forward-operating locations and airfields, said Lt.

JBLM youth takes top state and regional honors

Military Life

JBLM youth takes top state and regional honors

Christian Ashford, a member of the Hillside Youth Center, Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), is the 2019 Pacific Region and WA State Military Youth of the Year. He will serve as a Military Youth Ambassador for the Washington state Boys and Girls Clubs

Washington Air National Guard steps up recruiting

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Washington Air National Guard steps up recruiting

The Washington Air National Guard wants you -- or someone you know -- to seriously consider enlisting. "The WA ANG offers the opportunity for anyone interested in investing in themselves through a commitment to service in our communities, our state and our nation through career-driven training and hands-on experience," said Senior

DoD delays Post 9/11 GI Bill changes

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DoD delays Post 9/11 GI Bill changes

The Department of Defense delayed the implementation of a policy that would limit a servicemember's ability to share education benefits with family members. The policy, originally slated to take effect July 12, will discontinue the transfer benefit for members with 16 years or more of service. The implementation has been delayed until

Wildlife on JBLM

Military Life

Wildlife on JBLM

Joint Base Lewis-McChord is home to many native species including coyotes, raccoons and black bears. As Washington's human population expands into their traditional habitats, these creatures may cause problems and can be dangerous to both humans and domesticated animals. The top three reasons for conflict between humans and wildlife are: trash,

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Keepin' up with the Jones'

My boss, Pappi Swarner, is on vacation this week. After the short coronation ceremony where I was dubbed acting editor, he asked me to write a story about Jones Family Fortune. He handed me a press release, gave me a broad smile, a sincere thanks, and then turned on a

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The good uncomfortable

So, is that whole Club Impact Brick City controversy still going on? You know the one with the unruly kids, the parking difficulties, and the disgruntled neighboring businesses? The one that inspired News Tribune articles and town forums? It’s been a month or so, and Bobble Tiki hasn’t heard anything.

Career & Education

Online Interactive Guides

Career & Education

Click here to view our interactive 2019 Summer Career & Education Guide.

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Hooked on speed

According to a traditional children's song, little boys are made of "snips and snails and puppy dogs' tails." Whoever wrote that crap obviously never went to a drag race. If he had, he'd know that boys, from little to big, are made of nitromethane fuel, turbochargers, burnt-out tires with smelly

How can you resist it?

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How can you resist it?

Every now and again, it's fun to remember that ABBA -- the Swedish pop band responsible for some of the biggest hits in the history of pop music -- was once offered one billion dollars to reunite for a tour, and they turned it down. This offer was made in

Grub Gossip

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Grub Gossip

While it seems as though Mother Nature has given us a rash of false summer starts and summer storms, all the same it is still food truck season. Rain or shine! Consider a spattering of cloudy skies the ultimate deterrent for those less dedicated than you. That means shorter lines.

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