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From McChord Credit Union to Harborstone

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From McChord Credit Union to Harborstone

Harborstone Credit Union has shown up on McChord Field for 65 Veterans Days and plans to stay there for many years to come. And Harborstone's Training Manager, Kathy Lanning, has personally witnessed 37 years of that time - offering a unique perspective on what began as McChord Credit Union. "I've seen

Become a drill Sgt. or college instructor with Reserve job

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Become a drill Sgt. or college instructor with Reserve job

One thing available to active duty soldiers ready for a change of scenery is to find a new life in the reserve forces, either full time, or in a part time roll. And for those looking to teach adults, they might find the 104th Division (Leader Training), headquartered at Joint

Teaching kids about money

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Teaching kids about money

Connor Lewis has two boys under eight years of age, but he's already teaching them about money, credit, and more. That may come easily to the Vice President of Talent Management and Development at Harborstone Credit Union, however, Lewis believes it is never too early to start instilling good financial

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

Protect your security clearance

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Protect your security clearance

"Credit scores are important," said Denise Jones, Money Management Coach at Harborstone Credit Union. For military and DoD civilian personnel, that is especially true because security clearances often determine jobs, and bad credit can impact that employment. These have been challenging times in many ways for individuals and families. Many are facing

Changes to 50-mile rule

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Changes to 50-mile rule

A few more services and recreation opportunities will open this Saturday for local military, Lt. Gen. Randy George told a town hall audience via Facebook, Tuesday. Additional information was shared by the command Wednesday morning during the monthly Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) town hall carried virtually via Facebook. At JBLM, military personnel

Take a walk by the water

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Take a walk by the water

From the local waters of Puget Sound, to the many hidden inlets, rivers and lakes, the South Puget Sound region is a waterfront paradise. Boardwalks and trails are boundless here and make you feel (almost) like walking on water. Places that you can see for miles with magnificent views and

Where to get great plants

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Where to get great plants

If you want to make a statement in your garden this summer, knowing where to resource unique plants, and knowing how to save, are two concepts every green thumb should know.  We are blessed to garden in Zone 8b (that is how you define the South Sound) because most plants are

Welcome to summer in the NW … come what may

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Welcome to summer in the NW … come what may

Once again, we provide our annual Summer Guide of the great Northwest -- a compilation of ideas to help you engage directly with all that the region offers. Of course, things are a little different this year than in the past. Just how does a media company present ideas for the

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Washington's wine industry is aging just fine

FROM OLYMPIA BUSINESS WATCH... Washington wine is aging just fine. Earlier this week, the Washington State Wine Commission reported the results of a new economic impact study of the Washington wine industry which is the most comprehensive ever produced.  It contains good news--very good news. Washington wine is now an $8.6 billion annual business and across the

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EAT SPECIAL: hash browns

PLACES WE LOVE >>> El Gaucho Tacoma Why We Go: The upscale steakhouse brings New York-ish service and ambiance to Tacoma. While this town has several upscale eateries, never before has it had a restaurant that creates an experience that leaves diners feeling as if they had stepped into another world,

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EAT SPECIAL: Vien Dong

PLACES WE LOVE >>> Why We Go: When we wish to dine in another world, slightly Third World, steamy, exotic, Asian - as if out of a movie - Vien Dong in the Lincoln District fits the bill. Vien Dong envelopes the senses. The atmosphere takes us immediately to Vietnam without

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