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Animal Aid & Rescue Foundation (AARF) reached a major milestone this year, 500 spays and neuters to help solve canine overpopulation in Louisiana.  AARF is a local Pacific Northwest non-profit that provides an "Angel Fund" to assist owners who are unable to keep up with their pets' medical expenses. For

Pet Fair may 20 in DuPont

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Pet Fair may 20 in DuPont

Have a pet? Love pets? The entire community (military, DuPont and beyond) is invited to a free Pet Fair May 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in DuPont as part of the Armed Forces Day weekend. And your pet is going to feel like the star of the show. "It's a

Pet Fair May 20 in DuPont

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Pet Fair May 20 in DuPont

Have a pet? Love pets? The entire community (military, DuPont, and beyond) is invited to a free Pet Fair May 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in DuPont as part of the Armed Forces Day weekend. And your pet is going to feel like the star of the show. RSVP

Two free military family holiday parties

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Two free military family holiday parties

The Ranger, Airlifter, JBLM Living newspapers, Northwestmilitary.com, along with USAA, are hosting TWO parties, Dec. 2 and 9, inviting all military families to enjoy not only a holiday party with treats, crafts and fun, but also a bunch of kid friendly games with hundreds of prizes including free passes to

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Heroes recognized

Eight people making a difference in the lives of local military were recognized last Thursday during a luncheon held at the Tacoma Country and Golf Club in Lakewood.  Civilians, military spouses, retirees, and more were honored for the work they do in the community. "There are many civilians, veterans, men and

Heroes to be recognized next week

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Heroes to be recognized next week

There are many award ceremonies for those in uniform and/or veterans, but not as many to thank those who support the troops and their families out of uniform - that's where The Ranger newspapers comes in, filling the void with its annual Ranger Hero Awards, scheduled this year for Feb.

Ranger newspaper celebrates 66 years

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Ranger newspaper celebrates 66 years

The Ranger newspaper may not be 100 years old like Joint Base Lewis-McChord, but it's been covering the base longer than it hasn't. Established in January 1951, The Ranger has reported on a big portion of the base's history, starting publication just after the 2nd Division here deployed to fight in

Tacoma and Nirvana again

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Tacoma and Nirvana again

Nirvana captivated the world in the 1990s, and true music fans know the band had strong ties to Tacoma, therefore it makes great sense The Grand Cinema will open Cobain: Montage of Heck, the new Nirvana documentary, for a limited run starting Friday. The new film traces the path from Nirvana front man Kurt

All eyes on UP

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All eyes on UP

A nation of golfers' eyes will be on University Place next week, however, a lot of people will be told they're looking at Seattle.  That's okay.  The once sleepy town of UP knows how to fight for what it wants, and over the past 10 years, that is apparently to

Asian and Jamaican to your door

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Asian and Jamaican to your door

Who doesn't love pizza? But, as a go-to week after week, even this favorite dining pastime gets old. So who does a JBLM-ite turn to when getting in the car and getting it yourself won't work? Three area restaurants deliver to the base.How fortunate The Fortune Cookie in downtown DuPont will

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Eat These Now: Marrow's fall menu treats

CHECKING IN ON A NEW MENU >>> Back in college, before the Macintosh and VHS, I tried sea urchin, one of nature's stranger edibles, in a sushi restaurant located in the basement of a Vancouver, B.C. hotel. Goofy-faced and swooning, exclaiming it tasted like the ocean in a cloud. It wasn't

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DISH REVIEW: JW Restaurant in Gig Harbor

DINING IN THE SOUTH SOUND LIVE NO ONE ELSE >>> ANNOUNCER: Housed in Gig Harbor's historic Garden Clubhouse, JW Restaurant opened in mid-spring to patron praise and media attention-naturally focused on the restaurant's New American dishes with a twist. Managing Partner Jason Winniford and Chef Justin Goodfellow have kept value-pricing in

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One tasty burger

JAKE DE PAUL: ONE OF THE BEST IN THE SOUTH SOUND  >>> I have to admit, I think the whole "deconstruction"  craze in restaurants these days is a bit silly, sort of like Ranked Choice Voting. The idea is that you take something like a cheeseburger and serve it "deconstructed":

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Make tracks

Downtown Puyallup, if you haven't noticed, is hell bent on becoming another great food and fun district in the South Sound.  Located a couple blocks west of the Puyallup fairgrounds, the energy sprouted with a robust farmers' market.  Trackside Pizza opened three weeks ago to be part of this growing

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