Recent Articles
Zoo to host Gold Star Spouses and their families

Military Life

Zoo to host Gold Star Spouses and their families

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium will be hosting the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) Gold Star Spouses' Day Recognition Event, 10 a.m. until noon, Saturday, April 14. Put on by the JBLM branch of Washington Survivor Outreach and Survivor Outreach Services in partnership with Sarah Vargo, the Survivor Outreach Services coordinator

Free all-day seminar for those affected by PTSD

News Front

Free all-day seminar for those affected by PTSD

On Saturday, March 31, at the Best Western Liberty Inn in DuPont, the Regional Education and Training Center's (RETC) Institute for Post Traumatic Growth will present a free all-day seminar entitled "Exploring Post Traumatic Growth: A Training for Veterans and Others Impacted by Trauma." Sponsored by grants from the Windows of

First Responders retain possession of Hoops 4 Heroes trophy

News Front

First Responders retain possession of Hoops 4 Heroes trophy

Thursday night's game rocked Pierce College's Health Education Building as a couple hundred spectators cheered on an epic match-up featuring true sports heroes as Pierce County First Responders took on the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers in the third annual battle for the Hoops 4 Heroes trophy. It wasn't just all fun

Best of Olympia 2018: Fish Brewing Company

Features

Best of Olympia 2018: Fish Brewing Company

During the past two decades, microbreweries have become a ubiquitous feature of the South Sound scene. With more than 50 small-craft breweries in the region, it takes something special for a microbrewery to rise to the top of the heap and be crowned among the "Best of...." Fish Brewing Company has

Fort Lewis and The Great War

News Front

Fort Lewis and The Great War

On Sunday, Feb. 18, at 2 p.m., the DuPont Museum and Historical Society will present a program by local historian, author and artist, retired Army Sgt. Alan Archambault at the DuPont Community Presbyterian Church. The presentation will feature the history of Fort Lewis and its integral role in the United

Hoops 4 Heroes game to benefit soldiers

News Front

Hoops 4 Heroes game to benefit soldiers

February has arrived. That means that March is right around the corner, and with the arrival of the windy month, all thoughts turn to ... basketball, of course! There's March Madness, there's the WIAA High School Championships and there's Hoops 4 Heroes. Put on by the DuPont/Steilacoom Subchapter of the Captain

JBLM spouses knit Little Hats for Big Hearts

Military Life

JBLM spouses knit Little Hats for Big Hearts

Military spouses from JBLM and other military family members from around the South Sound have been knitting and crocheting up a storm this year. Next month, neonatal units in the Seattle area will be the recipients of their labors of love as part of the American Heart Association's (AHA) national

Veterans satisfy South Sound's thirst

News

Veterans satisfy South Sound's thirst

With the presence of Joint Base Lewis-McChord and a growing reputation for fine craft beers and spirits, it seems fitting that so many distilleries in Tacoma would be veteran-owned. Started by retired Army Sgt. Andrew Fairchok and former airman Rodney Kaeding, the Old Soldier Distillery brews what their website describes as

Operation Thanksgiving Dinner welcomes JBLM newcomers

News Front

Operation Thanksgiving Dinner welcomes JBLM newcomers

When soldiers first arrive on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, it can take a week or two -- or sometimes even longer -- to in-process and start work at a new unit. Those weeks can be frustrating and tedious during the best of times, but when new arrivals find themselves stuck in

An advent calendar for grown-ups

Online Newspapers

An advent calendar for grown-ups

While enjoying an adult beverage on a trip to China a few years ago, Jennifer Steifel, president of Gig Harbor's Heritage Distilling Company (HDC), and Hannah Hanley, HDC's director of strategic communications, came up with a brilliant idea: an advent calendar for grown-ups. A calendar where each traditionally numbered flap

View All Articles

Recent Blog Posts

This author hasn't published any blog posts.

Recently Reviewed Movies

This author hasn't reviewed any movies.

Recently Reviewed Restaurants

This author hasn't reviewed any restaurants.

Browse Authors