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Top five milkshakes around the South Sound

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Top five milkshakes around the South Sound

More than any other warm-weather, childhood treat, milkshakes seem to stay with us as we grow up. Many adults who have long outgrown Popsicles and ice cream cones don't have to think twice about ordering a thick, creamy, cooling shake on a hot summer day. As an ageless indulgence, shakes

The City of Destiny tour by light rail

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The City of Destiny tour by light rail

With a vibrant and lively downtown arts and culture scene flourishing amidst an ongoing revitalization, it doesn't take too much effort to quickly fill up a day trip to the city of Tacoma. Located just north of Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Interstate 5, Washington state's third largest city is home

Golf courses and  facilities on JBLM

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Golf courses and facilities on JBLM

They may not realize it when they are headed for a station at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, but military members fond of the links now have easy access to world-class golf as part of their privileges. Of course, the Pacific Northwest made golf news when Chambers Bay in University Place hosted

Saint Martin’s Purple Heart designation is a well-deserved honor

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Saint Martin’s Purple Heart designation is a well-deserved honor

Last week, Saint Martin's University announced it had been awarded the Purple Heart University designation by the Military Order of the Purple Heart, which made the private Lacey school the first university or college in Washington state to receive the honor. The Purple Heart University designation recognizes institutions of learning nationally

Military Care Support Drive is set to kick off

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Military Care Support Drive is set to kick off

It was one of those cases when a caring, personal moment sparked a larger cause. As a military spouse, Maggie Connors got to know first-hand how much a touching token of appreciation can mean to our deployed servicemembers. Returning from one of his overseas stints, Connors' husband related to her how

Best of Olympia 2019: Well 80 Brewery and Brewpub

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Best of Olympia 2019: Well 80 Brewery and Brewpub

On a recent weekday, the lunch crowd at Olympia's Well 80 Brewery and Brewpub covered all the demographics the year-old establishment aims to serve. Upon entering the bright, open space with exposed beams high above, a large, all-ages area occupies the right half of the room. There, at large, low tables

Podcasts serve JBLM Guard

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Podcasts serve JBLM Guard

How many of us have already abandoned our New Year's health and fitness resolutions? You know, the cycle of being psyched about your new regimen for a few weeks before going back to old habits and routines. Sometimes the support and inspiration of community makes all the difference, and for the

Meet your milkman

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Meet your milkman

Some of the customers on Brandon Hundley's route likely have never poured milk out of a glass bottle. Some of them may remember their parents or grandparents having a metal milk box on the porch, or even heard stories about how they used to leave a check out for the

Urban axe-throwing trend hits the Northwest

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Urban axe-throwing trend hits the Northwest

After this experience, darts just aren't going to cut it. Once players step up from tossing skinny, pointy tipped projectiles to hurling large axes at a round slab of wood on the wall, there's likely no going back. Although plenty of participants wear flannel, the phenomenon isn't part of some one-off

Wing commander commends neighbors

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Wing commander commends neighbors

Listening to Col. Scovill W. Currin, Jr., the importance and immensity of the mission at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) quickly became clear. The commander of the base's 62nd Airlift Wing also stressed how the community surrounding the base plays a vital role in morale. The charismatic colonel did so with a

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