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Honey, they shrank the MRE

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Honey, they shrank the MRE

Soldiers of the future may be eating bacon and egg breakfasts via tiny food bars, due to a new process that shrinks meals to a fraction of their normal size. Think sous vide, but for tactical quiches that may end up in your next Meal, Ready to Eat. One dish begins with

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The Dimes

Some bands just make you feel happy even if the message is depressing. Akin to the Shins, the Dimes evoke feelings of a jovial nature by way of lush harmonies and jangly guitar riffs. Whether by accident or design, the band possesses a Brit-pop timbre that is Fab Four comparable.

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Elvis is a black man

Elvis Aaron Presley, the King, was born Jan. 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Miss. He came into this world in a two room house his father built, and was the second in a set of twins. His brother, Jesse Garon, was stillborn. Twenty three years later, Robert Washington was born.

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Das Vibenbass

I’ve always said if you think Kenny G is jazz, then you don’t know jazz. While not an expert on the genre, I know the basic elements. I know that real jazz doesn’t incorporate synthesizers and most definitely doesn’t use an electric bass. It’s just not done. Real jazz is

Local PNW Ciders to enjoy

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Local PNW Ciders to enjoy

With the onset of colder weather also comes the intensified craving for apple cider. Autumn mornings call for a warm glass of hot apple cider and fall evenings call for a hard cider by the fireplace. Here are our favorite Pacific Northwest (PNW) places to shop ciders all fall long.  AD:

Take school on the road with Experience Olympia

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Take school on the road with Experience Olympia

COVID-19 has grounded many of our social plans, and in many cases isolated us in our homes. But as we all get better at exploring while also social distancing, Experience Olympia & Beyond has made that even easier with their new "Taking School on the Road: Read. Watch. Go. Many fun, educational and

Healing in the outdoors

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Healing in the outdoors

There are many costs that come from combat injuries, but as more time goes by, it has become abundantly clear that the mental wounds are as impactful as the physical ones.  And, certainly, dealing with those is paramount to long-term health. Getting into the woods and onto streams and lakes is

It’s not too late to speak out

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It’s not too late to speak out

It often goes unspoken for years, but child sexual abuse is unfortunately something too many people have experienced. According to RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization, every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted, and every nine minutes, that victim is a child, yet

On your marks

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On your marks

Photo courtesy JBLM MWR JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - Runners, on your mark, get set, go! The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Morale, Welfare and Recreation office is hosting a virtual run series October to December to promote physical fitness and friendly competition through the holiday season. The series for service members, families and community

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Nibbles

Chef Kris O’leary will teach a Mastering the Crust class Thursday, Jan. 24, at Urban Gourmet & Garden in Tacoma. The cost is $65. For more details, call 253.272.3111. Caitlin Morgan will teach a class on cooking Weeknight Oven Dinners Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the Bayview School of Cooking in Olympia.

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Wines for the Super Bowl

Thursday, Jan. 17: Value Wines for the New Year, 5-8 p.m., $5, Vin Grotto Café and Wine Bar, 813 Pacific Ave., Tacoma, 253.722.5079. Thursday, Jan. 17: Wines for the Superbowl tasting, 5:30-8:30 p.m., complimentary, Pour At Four, 3814 N. 26th St., Tacoma, 253.761.8015. Fridays: Wine tastings, 6-8 p.m., Mandolin Cafe, 3923 S.

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New normal on JBLM

  One thing was abundantly clear during Tuesday’s regular Facebook Live townhall at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, COVID-19 still dictates base life, however, finding a sense of normal keeps officials motivated to adapt. AD: Virtual Halloween Costume Contest for JBLM - fun, free, win prizes - HERE Lt. Gen. Randy George, I Corps and

Soldiers #1 priority

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Soldiers #1 priority

WASHINGTON - Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy announced Tuesday that "people" will now be the Army's top priority, as the force works to give junior leaders more time to build cohesive teams. "As we took a closer look at ourselves over these past couple of months, we understand that

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Crown Bar's Vodka Gibson

Ah, the mystique of a well-made martini. To hear connoisseurs tell it, you’d think it contained the clear-liquid keys to immortality, sexual prowess, and immeasurable wealth — in order of individual preference, no less. But don’t you believe it. You want to know a martini’s big secret? It’s made entirely

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Jake steps up to the plate

The birth of a new beer pub always brings a little tear to my eye. But a new one just steps from my house makes me openly weep like a dad on his daughter’s wedding day. Such bawling came with the opening of Jake’s Bar and Bistro at 215 Wilkes Street

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Dirty Dish dissects dirty dining

I probably shouldn’t bring this up, but I’m going to anyway. I got really sick a few weeks back, after eating at one of my favorite restaurants. Making this declaration pains me slightly because as a restaurant owner, this could happen to anyone. It happened to me. While all restaurants

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Opa! Greek Cuisine

Opa! Greek Cuisine still doesn’t have a liquor license as of last week, so again, disappointment raised its ugly head. Deciding that the tempting scents floating through the air were worth a wine-free meal, we nabbed seats closest to the glowing fireplace and peeled off gloves, hats, scarves, and coats. Opa!

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Point Ruston Development Continues to Expand

There has undoubtedly been a large growth at Tacoma's waterfront over the last few years. And the latest development joining the Point Ruston development is the Public Market at Point Ruston. This new addition sits perched up on the hill above the already established restaurants that include WildFin American Grill,

Local USO looks for CFC support

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Local USO looks for CFC support

Looking for a worthy organization to write down as your CFC beneficiary?  Look no further than the local United Services Organization, USO Northwest. While the national USO does great things too, the Pacific Northwest team directly affects Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Naval Base Kitsap, Naval Station Everett and more. As a congressionally chartered

JBLM soldiers have made 5,000 masks

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JBLM soldiers have made 5,000 masks

It was March 27, and the United States had just passed the 100,000 mark in reported cases of COVID-19 infection. It was now leading the world in number of cases. As terrifying as the virus is, the nation's attention was riveted on the inadequate supply of protective face covers to

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