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Neighborhoods: Gig Harbor

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Neighborhoods: Gig Harbor

Gig Harbor, "the maritime city" is a quaint waterfront city located nearby Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). This beautiful town makes for a perfect weekend getaway or even a short daytrip. Getting There Gig Harbor is a quick and beautiful drive within half an hour from JBLM. Take I-5 north and take exit

Welcome to JBLM … a base that has it all

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Welcome to JBLM … a base that has it all

Welcome to Joint Base Lewis McChord. To help ease your transition to the area, I have outlined some practical and useful information to get you settled in and well on your way to living the full Pacific Northwest life. Must Do First If you're a parent, then first thing's first. You must take

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

Live, work and play in Downtown Olympia

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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

Live, work and play in Hawks Prairie

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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

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