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Kitsap County: RX for city doldrums

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Kitsap County: RX for city doldrums

Eighteenth century writer Samuel Johnson once drolly observed that "when a man was tired of London, he was tired of life." Johnson's remark definitely isn't applicable to Pacific Northwesterners. Their cure-all? Venturing off to greener pastures (hey! This is the Evergreen State, right?) such as can be found in Kitsap County,

A gate of logs and stone

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A gate of logs and stone

Spokane's famous Davenport Hotel, the Spokane Chronicle Building, even a modest home in Metaline Falls that now is used as a community theater, are just a few examples of the many early 20th century buildings designed by an Ohioan who came west to follow his career. Once Kirtland Cutter began his

Anchors aweigh

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Anchors aweigh

Anyone who works all week at either of Pierce County's military installations isn't likely to want to spend the weekend at another military installation. A trip north to Sinclair Inlet - home to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard - may change your mind. Almost 50 years after Lewis and Clark mapped

'Trench and Camp': the official WWI military camp publication

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'Trench and Camp': the official WWI military camp publication

"Camp Lewis built at lowest cost," read the Sept. 12, 1917 headline in the Tacoma Daily Ledger. Capt. David Stone, a West Point graduate, was assigned as Quartermaster for the cantonment to be built on land at the south end of American Lake. Total cost was $6,517,488 - or $142

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Tillicum woman’s recollections of Life on the Homefront during WW II

Have you ever served your family a "Can Can" dinner? Hint: It's definitely not some gourmet French concoction. "Can Can" dinners were a staple meal item during World War II, and one Tillicum resident, Virginia Maas, who often served meals created from some strange ingredients, included that recollection in her novel "One

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Visit Poulsbo

Like well-trained laboratory mice, most of us have been conditioned to want to eat when it’s high noon. Somehow, though, the idea of consuming a microwaved lutefisk, mashed potato and green pea dinner doesn’t compare with a Big Mac and fries. If you’re curious about this Norwegian delicacy, however, you can

Working Girl Wine Tour

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Working Girl Wine Tour

Road tripping is an American tradition. An Olympic Peninsula-based winery is promoting a twist on that activity. It's known as the Working Girl Wine Tour. Naturally, its owner Kathy Charlton and her associates, Molly Rivard and Libby Sweetser, are enthusiastically promoting WGWT as an incentive to visit the restored historic winery

A glimpse of Paradise

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A glimpse of Paradise

Paradise: a word meaning a walled garden From almost any place around Puget Sound, it’s possible to enjoy the many guises of Mount Rainier, the state’s most conspicuous tourist attraction. But if an overnight stay within Mount Rainier National Park is what you seek, keep reading. After being closed for a two

A glimpse of Paradise

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A glimpse of Paradise

Paradise: a word meaning a walled garden From almost any place around Puget Sound, it’s possible to enjoy the many guises of Mount Rainier, the state’s most conspicuous tourist attraction. But if an overnight stay within Mount Rainier National Park is what you seek, keep reading. After being closed for a two

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