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Dune Peninsula at Point Defiance Park

Tacoma, Wash., native Frank Herbert, best known for the hugely popular Dune science-fiction novels, is getting a namesake park in his home town. “The Metro Parks Tacoma Board of Commissioners has approved naming an 11-acre waterfront site “Dune Peninsula at Point Defiance Park,” and a winding pedestrian loop being built on the same site the “Frank Herbert Trail.” The public…

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Black History Month Pop Up Museum

Black History Month Pop Up Museum Join us in the Copperline Lounge for a Pop Up Museum by Paul Brown for Black History Month; celebrating the life of Centralia Founder, George Washington. The Mayor of Centralia will be performing a ribbon cutting ceremony 1 pm on Saturday the 24th. What: Black History Month George Washington Pop…

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Evening Magazine Showcase on the Point Ruston Ferry

If you think parallel parking is hard, try fitting a 150-foot ferry into a marina built for pleasure crafts. “It’s a real tight fit,” said Captain Tom Porter of the Point Ruston ferry. “In fact, we were here one other time. I think it made the people so nervous, they told us don’t bring this one…

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The Benefits of Living in Tacoma

Tacoma is a city on the move. With its rising population, Tacoma is seen as a sensible alternative to bigger, more expensive cities like Seattle. It’s not hard to see why people are flocking to the city of destiny. Outdoor amenities abound in Tacoma. From the miles of picturesque waterfront, to the majestic Mt. Rainier…

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The History of Fort Lewis

Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) has been instrumental to the Puget Sound Region’s economy for nearly 100 years. It is comprised of Fort Lewis, an 87,000-acre modernized military reservation named after Meriwether Lewis (of the Lewis and Clark Expedition) and McChord Field, located about 8 miles up Interstate 5 from Fort Lewis-Main. The Pentagon merged the…

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