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Carter Lake Elementary welcomes new principal

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Carter Lake Elementary welcomes new principal

In September, Carter Lake Elementary School, one of the newest additions to the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) school system, welcomed a new principal. Marianne Rupprecht brings both a fresh perspective and a breadth of experience to Carter Lake. What kind of response have you had from students/parents/teachers about Carter Lake? Carter

Fall fun for the whole family

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Fall fun for the whole family

Along with cooler temperatures, autumn brings thoughts of family outings. With pumpkin patches, corn mazes and more, many local farms transform into fun fall destinations. Here are a few: Schilter Family Farm Fall Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sept. 28-Oct. 31, 141 Nisqually Cutoff Rd. SE, Olympia, $9 weekdays, $14

Post Exchange provides more than just good deals

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Post Exchange provides more than just good deals

In 2018, the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) Exchange generated more than four million dollars for quality of life programs on JBLM. These programs include child development centers, fitness centers, outdoor recreation programs, and "... other community programs that make life better for those who serve at Joint Base Lewis-McChord ...

Wake for Warriors returns

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Wake for Warriors returns

This summer, Wake for Warriors returns for the second year to lakes around the South Sound, providing recreation and bonding for veterans and their families. Brought to this area in May 2018 by Army veteran Terry Knight, Wake for Warriors exists to provide -- through wakeboarding -- an opportunity for

Mount Rainier Memorial Garden and Mausoleum

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Mount Rainier Memorial Garden and Mausoleum

Mountain View Funeral Home, Memorial Park and Crematory is proud of its reputation as one of the most beautiful parks in Tacoma, and equally proud of its stunning new cremation estate garden development known as Mount Rainier Memorial Garden and Mausoleum. With about 1,000 burials a year, Mountain View's need for

Mountain View Funeral Home and Memorial Park will once again commemorate Memorial Day

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Mountain View Funeral Home and Memorial Park will once again commemorate Memorial Day

Formerly known as Decoration Day, the last Monday in May has come to be known as Memorial Day, a day for remembering those who have died, specifically those who have died in the service of their nation. It is a time for our nation to remember, reflect and heal. For decades,

Mayor’s Gala to support Lacey veterans

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Mayor’s Gala to support Lacey veterans

On Friday, May 31, the Lacey biennial Mayor's Gala will feature an evening of food and fun that will benefit the Lacey Veterans Services Hub. Located on the Lacey Campus of the South Sound Community College, the Mayor's Gala this year promises to be an evening to remember. Beginning at

Port Angeles seeks to honor veterans

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Port Angeles seeks to honor veterans

On a recent Friday afternoon, an exact replica of the Liberty Bell rang out across the Port Angeles park, once for each veteran who had passed since the bell had last rung a month ago. It's a tradition at the Port Angeles Veteran's Memorial Park -- one more way in

Army spouse cheerfully cares for students

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Army spouse cheerfully cares for students

Erin Willcox, wife of Army 1st Sgt. Chad Willcox, C Company, Second Ranger Battalion, never intended to become a pediatric nurse, but when the opportunity arose to serve her community as Pioneer Middle School's nurse, Willcox couldn't say, "No." Willcox, who earned her RN at Columbus Technical College in Columbus, Georgia,

Children’s Valentines cheer veterans

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Children’s Valentines cheer veterans

Beginning in 2013, Congressman Denny Heck from Washington's 10th district has been helping school children of the South Sound show their appreciation for veterans -- and, since 2018, first responders as well -- by providing an opportunity for them to hand-design and craft special Valentine's Day cards to be given

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