JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD Hop on out of your winter coat and into spring to celebrate Easter with exciting events this weekend.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 03:26PM April 10th, 2014
A large number of service members and their families are expected to turn out for the 25th annual Washington State Spring Fair at the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 03:28PM April 3rd, 2014
While April showers typically bring May flowers, thats not the case in the Skagit Valley.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 12:47PM March 27th, 2014
Rachel Wyrick started to skate for a local roller derby team at Joint Base Lewis-McChords AFC Arena in December 2011, a few months after her husband was killed while deployed in Afghanistan.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD Occasional sunshine. Days of grey. Squalls and storms. Repeat. Thats springtime in the Northwest, and the chance to get out and enjoy is each weekend through the Northwest Adventure Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
For military mothers, unique factors affect planning their baby showers. Whether active duty, reservist, Guard member or civilian spouse, military moms balance deployments with schools, training, TDYs and frequent PCS moves.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD JBLM Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation's annual event combines a fun run with a post-race party to celebrate the Irish. The JBLM ShamROCK 'n' Run is March 15 at the FMWR Fest Tent at 11 a.m.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 02:25PM February 27th, 2014
Winters last hurrah is just three weeks away, but the Northwest Adventure Center has your snow needs covered.
Chili cookoffPublished: 02:29PM February 27th, 2014
When Sgt. Steve Sersha heard the 555th Engineer Brigades third annual Chili Cook-Off Feb. 19 requested participants to bring the heat, he took that as a personal challenge.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 11:29AM February 20th, 2014
There are those who enjoy cold beer from the store; others prefer one or two at their favorite taverns or pubs. A smaller group of aficionados insist on brewing their own.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD For service members at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, there are only so many opportunities to enjoy special nights out with their significant others.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD As many as 600 spouses are expected to attend this years Operation Care Fair according to the Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and recreation.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 12:48PM January 30th, 2014
There is plenty of excitement for this years NFL Championship as the local team, the Seattle Seahawks, will play the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD Two of the best attractions in Seattle are yours to visit, thanks to the Northwest Adventure Center. The NAC is playing host to a trip to the Seattle Aquarium and Pike Place Market Jan. 26. Cost is $35 for adults, $25 for ages 4 to 12, and $5 for ages 0 to 3.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD If you ever put bungee jumping on your bucket list, you arent alone. In fact, youre next chance to cross off that item off is Sunday.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord Finances take a hit during the holidays. As your budget recovers from Christmas shopping, you still can enjoy outings in and around Joint Base Lewis-McChord with free and inexpensive indoor and outdoor activities.
Ring in the New YearPublished: 01:30PM December 19th, 2013
To celebrate the achievements of 2013 and the hopes for whats to come in 2014, there is no shortage of New Years parties throughout the Puget Sound, from Seattle to Olympia.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 01:23PM December 12th, 2013
Looking to dust off your ski and snowboard gear? With winter comes snowfall in the mountains and area resorts are up and running for the season.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 01:28PM December 5th, 2013
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 01:04PM November 26th, 2013
The Lewis Community Spouses Club at Joint Base Lewis-McChord is holding its Holiday Tour of Historic Homes Dec. 6 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Dec. 7 from 3 to 7 p.m.
Cover StoryPublished: 03:17PM November 21st, 2013
As Thanksgiving approaches, the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community will have a variety of venues to enjoy a complete turkey day dinner.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 12:35PM November 14th, 2013
There are plenty of couples at Joint Base Lewis-McChord who enjoy the arts, as well as a date night away from the installation.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 02:15PM November 7th, 2013
With the large active duty, veteran and military retiree community centered on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, communities in Pierce and Thurston counties have chosen to honor their residents military service with several memorial parks and monuments.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 02:42PM October 31st, 2013
Veterans from different wars have shared demons, many of which are linked to post-traumatic stress disorder.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 01:00PM October 24th, 2013
Every October, the Halloween haunts on Joint Base Lewis-McChord never fail to provide entertainment with a scare. But for those who prefer to find their fright off-base, neighboring communities also offer spooky and festive activities for all ages during this time of year.
Halloween HavensPublished: 12:37PM October 17th, 2013
One minute youre in a graveyard surrounded by zombies. Soon you find a house occupied by Freddy Krueger from A Nightmare on Elm Street. Jason from Friday the 13th appears from the docks near the beach of Shoreline Park on Lewis North as Michael Myers from Halloween comes down a nearby hill with a chainsaw.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 01:59PM October 10th, 2013
After a long work week, its nice to relax and go somewhere to get a few laughs. If you choose an on-base venue in October, youll be in the hands of comedy experts with impressive resumes.
OktoberfestPublished: 01:56PM October 3rd, 2013
Its time for lederhosen, schnitzel and bier, all of which can be found at the Oktoberfest celebration Saturday at the FMWR Fest Tent on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 02:44PM September 26th, 2013
Elbe, Wash. A bit of railroad nostalgia still resides in the town of Elbe, about 50 miles south of Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Highway 7.
Weekend Cover StoryPublished: 12:56PM September 19th, 2013
You got to know when to hold em, know when to fold em, advises Kenny Rogers in The Gambler.