Spring 2024

Spring 2024

Community saint martin’s gala good eats and shopping at the tumwater craft district providence st. peter’s christmas in the forest great-granddaughter of founder joins o bee credit union the current, an artist award maritime gallery expansion at harbor history museum veteran graduation ceremony at saint martin’s university inspire women’s business conference returns may 23 patsy …

Book Review: The Lathe of Heaven

Book Review: The Lathe of Heaven

I was excited to read Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Lathe of Heaven because it is short, a classic, and I hadn’t gotten around to Earthsea just yet. I think I was expecting more fantasy than science fiction, but I have loved classic sci-fi before (like Ray Bradbury). For the first while I was just …

Service and Convenience at the Heart of Light Dental Studios

We can all agree on the qualities for the ideal dental provider: round-the-clock service, free consultations, same-day appointments, entire-family bookings, empathetic service and affordable care. It’s nearly impossible to find a full combination of such attributes. But then there’s Light Dental Studios. Based in Puyallup, the dentist-owned company—with 29 locations in the Puget Sound—has customer …

Wesley Des Moines Undergoes Transformation

Wesley Des Moines Undergoes Transformation

For 80 years, Wesley Homes has provided a network of housing and health services for older adults living in the Puget Sound region. During this anniversary year, the organization completes a 10-year redevelopment of Wesley Des Moines. The redevelopment added more apartments with Puget Sound views; more amenities, including a pool; more Cottage homes; a …

Sakura Ridge Farm & Lodge – Mount Hood, Oregon

Sakura Ridge Farm & Lodge – Mount Hood, Oregon

Three hours southeast of Tacoma, in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge, bountiful orchards produce fruit used to craft an array of European-style hard ciders. Tasting rooms scattered throughout the Hood River valley welcome visitors to sample ciders made from locally-grown apples, pears, cherries and quince. Reminiscent of an Italian agriturismo – a farm …

La Gitana Pizza: Authentic Dining Experience

La Gitana Pizza: Authentic Dining Experience

Pizzeria La Gitana whisks you away to an authentic European dining experience and you don’t have to leave Thurston County. The attention to organic, high-quality ingredients served in a sweetly romantic yet casual setting keeps people coming back for more. With strong community ties, La Gitana continues to be popular and appreciated. People return for …