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Mason Transit Offers First Glimpse of Cutting-Edge Transit Community Center

  By Gale Hemmann Something exciting is happening in Shelton. In early 2015, this small Mason…

Leonard K. Lucenko, Jr.: Helping People, Giving Back

  As a first generation Ukranian-American growing up in New Jersey, Leonard K. Lucenko, Jr. always…

Thurston First Bank: Revitalizing the Downtown Olympia Core

  After ten years of operating from a snug spot on the primarily residential locale of…

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Oxygen at H3 Therapy Services

  As we age, inevitable physical changes occur.  Some are unavoidable but others can be moderated—or…

South Sound Trucks Oly: Creating Satisfied Truck Owners, One Story at a Time

  Chances are, at some point in your life, you have been the victim of an…

Boggs Inspection Services Creates Connections in the Community

  Starting something new is hard.  And when that “something” is a new business, it’s even…

Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  Halloween is still a full week away but that isn’t stopping a host of Olympia area Halloween related festivities from filling our calendar this weekend.  Luckily, most of them are inside as blustery fall weather…

Thrifty Thurston Gets Scared at Local Haunted Houses and Corn Mazes

  By Alyssa Ramsfield Nothing puts me in a better state of mind for Halloween than an old fashioned fright. Whether it’s a vampire awakening from his tomb or a scarecrow come to life, Thurston County…

Support the Olympia Theater Arts Community – See Great Shows for Free as a Volunteer

  By Doris Faltys Theater companies in Olympia could not thrive without the assistance of committed volunteers. “They put in between 5,000 to 7,000 hours per year at 350 events,” says Chad Carpenter, Director of Events…

Pumpkins Aren’t Just for Porches

  By Katie Hurley Two of the surest signs of fall are here… piles of pumpkins adorning the entrances at locally owned Ralph’s Thriftway and Bayview Thriftway, and the large variety of colorful pumpkins, squash and…

The Suspicious Death of Olympia Pioneer Levi Smith

  By Emmett O’Connell Levi Smith died somewhere between Olympia and Tumwater. Before the Capitol dome was built, before Capitol Lake was created, before there was even a Washington Territory (let alone state) Smith tried to…

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  • Olympia’s 12th Man Show Their Seahawk Spirit

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  • Mount Rainier Photos by Kim Merriman

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  • Mushroom Hunting around Thurston County

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  • OysterFest – 2014 Photos

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  • 2014 Fall Arts Walk Delights in Downtown Olympia

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  • Fall at Lattin’s Country Cider Mill and Farm

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  • McLane Creek Nature Trail

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  • The Plant Place Nursery Offers Ornamental Grasses for Local Landscapes

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  • 2014 Olympia Pet Parade Photos

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  • Thurston County Fair 2014 Photos

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  • 2014 Lakefair Fireworks

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  • Music in the Park – Olympia Summer Outdoor Concerts

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