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Pet Fair Sunday in DuPont

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Pet Fair Sunday in DuPont

Have a pet? Love pets? The entire community (military, DuPont, and beyond) is invited to a free Pet Fair May 21, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in DuPont as part of the Armed Forces Day weekend. And your pet is going to feel like the star of the show. "It's a

Tacoma Restaurant Week continues

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Tacoma Restaurant Week continues

The best area restaurants are participating in Tacoma Restaurant Week continuing April 6 and 9-13, giving area foodies a chance to dine in 4-star restaurants for a lot less than they'd normally pay. They'll find such exciting creations on the three-course menus as Fresh Strawberry Salad, Smoked Salmon Ravioli, Ciopinno, Deluxe Bento Boxes, Clams, Pollo Marsala, Wild Boar, Blueberry

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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

Heroes to be recognized next week

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Heroes to be recognized next week

There are many award ceremonies for those in uniform and/or veterans, but not as many to thank those who support the troops and their families out of uniform - that's where The Ranger newspapers comes in, filling the void with its annual Ranger Hero Awards, scheduled this year for Feb.

Ranger newspaper celebrates 66 years

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Ranger newspaper celebrates 66 years

The Ranger newspaper may not be 100 years old like Joint Base Lewis-McChord, but it's been covering the base longer than it hasn't. Established in January 1951, The Ranger has reported on a big portion of the base's history, starting publication just after the 2nd Division here deployed to fight in

Tacoma Restaurant Week begins

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Tacoma Restaurant Week begins

Twenty-two restaurants are participating in Tacoma Restaurant Week Oct. 16-20 and 23-27, giving area foodies a chance to dine in the area's best restaurants for a lot less than they'd normally pay. They'll find such exciting creations on the three-course menus as Grilled Steelhead, New York Steak, Pork Porterhouse, Chicken Cordon

Military Family Fun Fair

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Military Family Fun Fair

Saturday should be a scorcher, but local military families have a free, fun day ahead of them in Lacey. The day starts with the Military Family Fun Fair, a free day of pony rides, visits with super heroes, face painting, mini-golf, popcorn and cotton candy, games and more, sponsored by The

The Ranger to honor local heroes

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The Ranger to honor local heroes

Those being recognized next week don't do it for the accolades; however, having the opportunity to thank them anyway is the theme of a ceremony hosted by Ranger Publishing Company. Next week, a special luncheon is planned to honor several organizations and individuals that serve our troops in the South Sound

Time to thank military kids

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Time to thank military kids

RSVP TO ATTEND HERE Military personnel and their spouses choose to be a part of the Armed Forces and all of its sacrifices, and yet, communities all over the country have the good sense to thank them for their service. But the children of military families don’t make that same choice –

Best dining deal in T-Town

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Best dining deal in T-Town

Twenty-five restaurants are participating in Tacoma Restaurant Week April 10-14 and April 17-21, giving area foodies a chance to dine in the area's best restaurants for a lot less. They'll find such exciting creations on the three-course menus as Grilled Stuffed Jalapenos, Chicken El Gaucho, Grilled Elk, Blueberry & Goat Cheese

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Got your goat?

Since the dawn of Christianity, goats — those cute, prancing Capra aegagrus hircu we love to pet at the Puyallup Fair — have walked this earth as known associates of the Devil. In the Middle Ages, goats whispered lewd innuendos into the ears of innocent Saints. Thor

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Eat These Now: Marrow's fall menu treats

CHECKING IN ON A NEW MENU >>> Back in college, before the Macintosh and VHS, I tried sea urchin, one of nature's stranger edibles, in a sushi restaurant located in the basement of a Vancouver, B.C. hotel. Goofy-faced and swooning, exclaiming it tasted like the ocean in a cloud. It wasn't

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DISH REVIEW: JW Restaurant in Gig Harbor

DINING IN THE SOUTH SOUND LIVE NO ONE ELSE >>> ANNOUNCER: Housed in Gig Harbor's historic Garden Clubhouse, JW Restaurant opened in mid-spring to patron praise and media attention-naturally focused on the restaurant's New American dishes with a twist. Managing Partner Jason Winniford and Chef Justin Goodfellow have kept value-pricing in

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One tasty burger

JAKE DE PAUL: ONE OF THE BEST IN THE SOUTH SOUND  >>> I have to admit, I think the whole "deconstruction"  craze in restaurants these days is a bit silly, sort of like Ranked Choice Voting. The idea is that you take something like a cheeseburger and serve it "deconstructed":

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Make tracks

Downtown Puyallup, if you haven't noticed, is hell bent on becoming another great food and fun district in the South Sound.  Located a couple blocks west of the Puyallup fairgrounds, the energy sprouted with a robust farmers' market.  Trackside Pizza opened three weeks ago to be part of this growing

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