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2017 Holiday Guide #4

A guide on local holiday shopping, events and more! Come back each week for more holiday ideas. Click here to view our interactive 2017 Holiday Guide #4.

Save money on holiday shopping

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Save money on holiday shopping

Less than a 45-minute drive from Joint Base Lewis-McChord is The Outlet Collection Seattle, which is a great stop for all your holiday shopping. It is the largest fully enclosed outlet mall in the Pacific Northwest and home to more than 130 stores. The mall features top-brand outlet stores such

First World, first class

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First World, first class

First World aims to be a world-class producer of ecologically sound art products. The company believes in the good stewardship of the earth, it honors the indigenous peoples on the planet, and it understands and accepts the idea of making a reasonable profit. Begun by Jeff Patterson in 1994, the Portland, Oregon-based

Museum shops offer unique holiday gifts

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Museum shops offer unique holiday gifts

Tired of the same old gifts? Having trouble being creative with your presents? Museum shops are filled with distinctive items at all price points that you won't find anywhere else. Rather than spend a whole day shopping, enjoy an afternoon at a local museum and finish up your shopping on

Eight ways to shop better at the PX

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Eight ways to shop better at the PX

When heading to the PX, there are a few things to keep in mind. One is that you won't be paying sales tax (!), another is that you can't always find everything you need. Many items are seasonal or sell out quickly. This means, of course, that you need to

First in the gate

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First in the gate

Everything in history has a beginning, and sometimes that has to do with the first person to arrive. So who was the first person to enter the newly constructed Camp Lewis 100 years ago? The year 1917 had been a busy year. In January, Pierce County voters had approved a bond

Exploring the Chuckanut Drive Scenic Byway

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Exploring the Chuckanut Drive Scenic Byway

The Chuckanut Drive Scenic Byway stretches from I-5 exit 231 at Burlington to Bellingham's Fairhaven Historic District, a total of 21 miles. Traveling through scenic farmlands until reaching the coast and hugging the shoreline, the drive offers artisan crafts and foods, challenging hikes, great views and a rich history. The first

Head and heart

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Head and heart

I recall an interview with indie rock vet Andrew Bird where he was talking about St. Vincent -- specifically, about Annie Clark, the frontwoman and mastermind behind the project -- where he talked about how happy he was to see her moving away from her more clinical, mathematical composition of

Three easy pieces

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Three easy pieces

In Three Easy Pieces, I break down a specific type of pop culture in three steps -- starting at its birth, and arriving at today. This month: diss tracks, those songs where one artist takes aim at another, in the process airing pungently dirty laundry and giving the listener a

Song Song Restaurant

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Song Song Restaurant

ANNOUNCER: This week, Dutch and Jackie circled back around to Tacoma's International District to indulge in more exotic fare at newly opened Song Song Restaurant. JACKIE: Song Song embodies strip mall sanctuary status. You could easily zip by during your commute down South Tacoma Way and completely miss this gem. The

Sudden impact

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Sudden impact

It might be a stretch to say there is beautiful art in the exhibition "A History of Violence" at South Puget Sound Community College. But that depends on your idea of what constitutes beauty. The paintings in this show are rough. The colors are harsh; some might even be considered

A Very Special Holiday Special

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A Very Special Holiday Special

Successfully executing holiday humor is, to me, an almost impossible feat. You're basically given two options of approach: deliver the sort of corny, gentle, observational comedy about the rigors of holiday shopping and family interactions, or, you commit to subverting deeply ingrained traditions aiming to get laughs from audiences breathing

Seattle celebrates holidays on stage

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Seattle celebrates holidays on stage

Like traffic and egg nog-spiced everything, you can count on Seattle delivering Broadway-quality musicals on stage during the month of December. And this year is no exception with Elf in town this week only, and Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn on stage a couple more weeks. Both productions are G-rated fun

Moore history

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Moore history

The 7th Infantry Division occupies a significant chapter in Joint Base Lewis-McChord's century of service. Within that chapter are several pages penned by Lt. Gen. Hal Moore when he served in the division in 1952 and commanded it from May 1970 to March 1971. Born in 1922 in the Bluegrass State of

Portland libations

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Portland libations

When you need to get away, but not so far away that a plane ticket is required, Portland is a great destination for a day trip or weekend. It's just far enough to feel detached from the humdrum of the daily grind but only a couple hours away. Plus, there's

Jay Chandrasekhar, super trouper

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Jay Chandrasekhar, super trouper

Comic multi-talent Jay Chandrasekhar is a man of three divine names. His last name, pronounced "Chan-drah-SAY-kahr," is Sanskrit for "Moon Crown" and was an incarnation of Shiva the destroyer. His first name is an abbreviation for Jayanth, Tamil for "victorious." But the real standout is his middle name, Jambulingam, Tamil

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2017 Holiday Guide #5

A guide on local holiday shopping, events and more! Come back each week for more holiday ideas. Click here to view our interactive 2017 Holiday Guide #5.

Santa to visit the Fort Lewis Thrift Shop Dec. 16

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Santa to visit the Fort Lewis Thrift Shop Dec. 16

Skip the crowds at the mall and head to the Fort Lewis Thrift Shop to finish up your Christmas shopping. The Thrift Shop will be open an extra day to help with your holiday preparations. Come out Saturday, Dec. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to find affordable treasures

All aboard for Christmas

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All aboard for Christmas

There is magic about model trains, especially around Christmas. For the 22nd year in a row, the Washington State Historical Society will host its Model Train Festival. The event takes place Dec. 22 to Jan. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma. The

El Camino

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El Camino

The current map of Europe is a relatively recent development in that continent's rich history. Spain, for example, wasn't united until 1833. Before that, the region was a collection of kingdoms, counties and dependencies. Andalusia, for example, spanned the southern coast, while kingdoms to the north included (from east to

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