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Yesterday | The Olympian

Connector road on JBLM could bring some relief to I-5 congestion

Starting next winter, drivers wanting to access the northern part of Joint Base Lewis-McChord will no longer have to use Interstate 5 or back routes.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army

Tuesday |

Plum Creek Celebrates A Patriotic Christmas in July

On Thursday, July 31, 2014, Plum Creek Assisted Living Center was alive with the Christmas Spirit.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Army, Fort Benning, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine soldier sentenced in connection with Washington murder

A soldier from a Maine island pleaded guilty this week in Washington state to acting as an accomplice in the murder last fall of another soldier after an altercation broke out between two groups of troops stationed at Fort Lewis.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Islesboro, ME, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 11, 2014

West Seattle Herald

Getting to know the new Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Seattle branch

"The FBI is celebrating its one hundred anniversary, its presence in Seattle at one hundred years this year, and when you think about some of the things that have transpired over that past century it's pretty amazing where we find ourselves today.


Related Topix: Seattle, WA, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Brigham Young University, Drugs, US Military, US Army, Prison

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Last chance to tour inside an Army tank at Lynden Pioneer Museum

People can see the interior of a recent-vintage U.S. Army tank tonight and Saturday night, Aug. 8 and 9, at Lynden Pioneer Museum, before Army staff arrive next week to weld shut the last open hatch on the massive piece of fighting equipment.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Lynden, WA, Fort Lewis, WA, Custer, WA

The Pagosa Springs SUN

Winter of 1878 descended on fort with special fury

Photo courtesy John M. Motter Hunting has always been big in Pagosa Springs. In this circa 1900 photo, Pagosa Springs' first school teacher, Fil Byrnes, is shown with a newly purchased 30-30 and a black bear that was shot in the Blanco River area.


Related Topix: Pagosa Springs, CO, US Army, US Military

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The News Tribune

JBLM workers facing layoffs

As many as 102 civil service workers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord could lose their jobs by mid-January as a result of defense cutbacks.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, US Military, US Army, US Air Force, McChord Air Force Base

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Inside Bay Area

'The Kill Team' director probes Afghan war atrocity

Documentary filmmaker Daniel Krauss was reading a story in 2011 about U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan accused of killing unarmed civilians for sport the previous year, when it dawned on him that the news accounts were missing a key question.


Related Topix: Daniel Krauss, US Military, US Army, Fort Lewis, WA