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Memorial Day commemoration in Tumwater

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Memorial Day commemoration in Tumwater

Mills & Mills Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Tumwater will host its 37th Annual Memorial Day Commemoration Monday, May 28, at 2 p.m. This event will be held in conjunction with American Legion Post 100. A few days prior to the event, Mills & Mills will have placed flags

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Live, work and play in Downtown Olympia

Downtown Olympia -- there is no city quite as vibrant and unique in the state as Olympia, Washington State's capital. This eclectic city sits on the bank of the Puget Sound and Capitol Lake. Visitors and residents can enjoy the pristine waters while enjoying captivating views of Mount Rainier and

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Live, work and play in Hawks Prairie

Hawks Prairie is a family-friendly neighborhood conveniently situated between DuPont and Lacey. There, you will find tree-lined streets, parks and trails with easy access to shops and restaurants. Getting There Hawks Prairie can be found at the edge of Lacey.  Head south on I-5 if you're coming from Tacoma. Head north if

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Live, work and play in Lacey

Located in Thurston County and nestled between Olympia and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Lacey is a popular residential destination for many incoming military families. Getting There Finding Lacey is quite easy from I-5, but getting there can take quite a while with interstate traffic. Just head south on I-5 if you're coming from

South Hill/Puyallup

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South Hill/Puyallup

It's easy to confuse South Hill with Puyallup, since they border each other. South Hill extends just south of the Puyallup valley, hence the name. Having been a prior resident, I saw first hand the growth coming to that area, with residential areas stretching further south on Meridian Avenue, the

Military spouses celebrated

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Military spouses celebrated

In the vast military community that is Joint Base Lewis-McChord, it is not rare to see accolades and educational benefits and opportunities given to our military servicemen and women, but one educational organization found it necessary to celebrate the sacrifices of one uncommon group ... the military spouses. Southern New Hampshire

Best pet spa: Shampooch, Inc.

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Best pet spa: Shampooch, Inc.

Shampooch, Inc. Self-Service Dog Wash, located in Tacoma, is winner of Best Pet Spa. Their business is based on their tagline, "Because your dog's favorite groomer is You!" Have you ever had to wash your dog at home and created a huge mess? That was what owner, Jenni Friel faced one

Mountain View Memorial ... providing lasting memories for families

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Mountain View Memorial ... providing lasting memories for families

Mountain View Funeral Home proudly serves veterans and presents honorable and dignified arrangements to area families. "Memorials are extremely important and the basis of human existence of how we mourn our dead," said Rich Snyder, sales manager at Mountain View. "It's how we mark a person's existence, whether they are placed

PCS season is here

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PCS season is here

If you live on or around Joint Base Lewis-McChord then you know that PCS season has begun. With orders in hand, many are preparing to pack up their home for the big move. But don't be too quick to leave. Spring in Washington state promises longer daylight hours, meaning more

Tee up the beer

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Tee up the beer

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is known for providing community to veterans, but a pub crawl? That's the event created by mastermind Alfredo "Freddy" Rocha. As a new member of VFW #2224 in Puyallup, Rocha has been on a mission to educate his fellow veterans about the benefits of

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