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Alexandra Kocik/ Northwest Guardian

The Portland Saturday Market is now open all weekend and features local entertainment, dining and vendors, with a riverside view.

Northwest Guardian

Shop without sales tax, take a walk through pedestrian-friendly downtown and see the sights.

Published: 09:03AM September 25th, 2014

Carey Theater at Joint Base Lewis-McChord was transformed Tuesday in a colorful and vibrant way to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month.

Published: 12:00AM September 26th, 2014

Shop without sales tax, take a walk through pedestrian-friendly downtown and see the sights.

Published: 01:09PM September 18th, 2014

Warrior Zone on JBLM Lewis North is considered one of the best places to watch any NFL team this season. With 54 total televisions, every game can be seen throughout the entire recreational complex.

Published: 01:31PM September 18th, 2014

Visitors at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fall Flea Market sifted through clothes, toys, a drum set, vintage comic books, Halloween costumes and kitchenware looking for a good deal.

Published: 01:37PM September 18th, 2014

Soldier Show’s light entertainment delivers serious messages

Published: 01:28PM September 18th, 2014

Volleyball and softball games between soldiers of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and Soldiers of 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division kicked off a day celebrating the partnership for this year’s Rising Thunder combined exercises at Yakima Training Center, Sept. 7.

Published: 12:00AM September 11th, 2014

The second annual Salmon Run on McChord Field features live music, four races and a salmon feast.

Published: 09:08AM September 4th, 2014

The Washington State Fair returns from Sept. 5-21. Military Appreciation Days are scheduled for Sept. 8 and 15.

Published: 12:00AM August 28th, 2014

Heading south on I-5 from Joint Base Lewis-McChord leads to the state capital, full of things to do

Published: 10:54AM August 28th, 2014

A non-descript trailer at the Orchard Combat Training Center with the word ‘moulage’ taped to the door hardly stands out from the other buildings spread throughout the expansive training area in Idaho.

Published: 11:21AM August 21st, 2014

Hope Corizzo was named volunteer of the month for August. Corizzo dedicates much of her time to the Lewis Community Spouses’ Club.

Published: 02:23PM August 21st, 2014

Throughout the ages, dogs have served as a valuable asset to militaries everywhere. In modern times, they continue to serve with U.S. service members in some of the most dangerous conflicts.

Published: 10:42AM August 21st, 2014

JBLM Aquatics hosts the final ‘Movie at the Beac’h event by showing “Frozen” Aug. 23 at Shoreline Park on JBLM Lewis North. This family outing will also include concessions for sale and a raffle for movie-themed prizes.

Published: 01:46PM August 21st, 2014

On a normal Sunday afternoon, sounds of birds chirping, water gently lapping at the side of a canoe and a breeze rustling tree branches are the only things heard while walking around YMCA Camp Seymour at Gig Harbor. Those sounds are quickly replaced as dozens and dozens of children arrive eager to take part in Camp Corral, Aug. 3 to 9.

Published: 01:45PM August 21st, 2014

The new “cigarette butler” is part of the Cigarette Waste Brigade utilized by Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, I Corps, to combat the tobacco related waste problem on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, starting Aug. 11.

Published: 12:00AM August 14th, 2014

The Daffodil Festival and City of Tacoma present the Celebrating Military Service Parade on Saturday.

Published: 12:00AM August 14th, 2014

More than 300 kids and parents convened at Shoreline Park on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Saturday to take part in EFMP Day Camp. “It brings families closer together and they’re able to experience the types of things we take for granted,” Timmy Milligan, EFMP volunteer, said.

Published: 12:00AM August 14th, 2014

Nearly 3,000 single service members flocked to the Warrior Zone on Aug. 7 to attend Single Service Member Day. The BOSS-hosted event offered an array of activities for service members.

Published: 12:00AM August 7th, 2014

Have a bite to eat and test your trivia know-how close to JBLM

Published: 12:55PM August 7th, 2014

Veterans of all ages and backgrounds experience what it’s like in the environmental field

Published: 12:47PM August 7th, 2014

Clinic works to erase women’s fear over getting mammograms.

Published: 03:30PM July 31st, 2014

The Pacific Northwest holds many gems and jewels for outdoor exploration – and much is explored thanks to the Northwest Adventure Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Some adventures are selling out fast.

Published: 04:44PM July 31st, 2014

Location is key for any business, and it’s no different for the Soldiers who run the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Sew Shop.

Published: 05:06PM July 31st, 2014

Army researchers are investigating ways to incorporate 3-D printing technology into producing food for Soldiers.

Published: 05:09PM July 31st, 2014

A British Soldier holds Prox Dynamics' PD-100 Black Hornet, a palm-sized miniature helicopter weighing only 16 grams. Researchers with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are testing the Black Hornet to provide squad-sized small units with organic intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability.

Published: 11:00PM July 24th, 2014

There’s plenty to do on Joint Base Lewis-McChord throughout the week and into the weekend for families and singles.

Published: 11:00PM July 24th, 2014

Students visit and get cultural lessons at the Lewis Army Museum.

Published: 11:00PM July 24th, 2014

Now in its 10th year, Key, Peninsula Middle School’s NASA Explorer program continues to educate students while impacting their futures as they venture into college.

Published: 05:34PM July 17th, 2014

Biblical characters Moses and Miriam helped around 150 children, ages 5-12, explore what life was like in biblical times during the Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School event at the Lewis Main Chapel July 14-18.