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It's salmon time

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It's salmon time

Beginning in September and lasting through December, salmon run in our area. The fish return from the Pacific Ocean into the Puget Sound and then travel back to the streams and rivers of their birth to spawn the next generation. It is an epic tale of survival: A female salmon

Called back to action

Military Life

Called back to action

Denise Dhane is long retired from her role as vice president of the DuPont subchapter of the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA), where she ran the Single Soldier Program.  But when she received a plea from Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Goodman that his soldiers needed help, she jumped right in

"JBLM in 10"

Military Life

"JBLM in 10"

"Welcome to ‘JBLM in 10,' The Ranger, NW Airlifter and JBLM Living newspapers' video channel connecting you to the greater JBLM area," says Christina Butcher, executive producer of video production and on-camera host, in the introduction to "JBLM in 10" videos. The videos can be found on the new YouTube

After Deployment Adaptive Parenting Tools

Military Life

After Deployment Adaptive Parenting Tools

After Deployment Adaptive Parenting Tools (ADAPT) is a federally funded research program at the University of Minnesota seeking military families to take part in a free positive parenting program and study for families on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. "It is a family resiliency program for families affected by deployments and high OPTEMPO,"

Work of Honor

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Work of Honor

On Oct. 4, Work of Honor will host a Veteran & Military Spouse Network/Hiring Event at the Dystopian State Brewing Company in Tacoma. The event will allow veterans, military spouses and those transitioning from the military to meet and network in a relaxed environment with business professionals and company representatives

Harmon's weeklong Oktoberfest party

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Harmon's weeklong Oktoberfest party

Harmon Brewing and Restaurant Company will celebrate its 20th anniversary during its annual weeklong Oktoberfest. The highlight of the week is a German-themed Brew Master Dinner Thursday, Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. (reservations required). Owner Pat Nagle invested in the future of Tacoma 20 years ago. "Reflecting back on twenty years

JBLM spouse performs at 2017 Invictus Games

Military Life

JBLM spouse performs at 2017 Invictus Games

Julie St-Louis, a Canadian and military spouse whose husband is stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), recently traveled to Toronto to join with her peers in the Valcartier Canadian Military Wives Choir. They were united with nine other Canadian Wives Choirs for a total of 191 military spouses and servicemembers

Where to find fall fun?

Outdoors

Where to find fall fun?

Fall is a great time for harvests, festivals, haunted houses and train rides. The areas surrounding Olympia and Tacoma have many entertaining activities lined up for the next two months. Here are a few highlights. OLYMPIA AND THURSTON COUNTY Rutledge Corn Maze featuring The Bountiful Byway, through Oct. 31 Rutledge Farms' corn maze includes

Stewart's Meat Market

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Stewart's Meat Market

As a member of a military family, you always hope to discover the places where the locals shop when you move to a new location. The mom-and-pop businesses that people have been going to for years, and in some cases generations, go a long way in making you feel like

Southern Oregon wineries

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Southern Oregon wineries

Southern Oregon Wine Country has many wineries that offer generous military discounts. "I'm a proud patriot," said Wayne Parker, owner of Melrose Vineyards, when asked about the large flagpole flying the American flag at the entrance to his property. Parker never served in the military, but he has always had a strong

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