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Patrick Thoren Backs Up Boggs Inspection Services with Electrical Expertise

  Boggs Inspection Services spends much of their time helping home buyers know if their dream…

Ronelle Funk: Education Advisor, Counselor and Insurance Agency Owner

  When you go to Ronelle Funk about insurance to protect the things important to your…

Capital Medical Center Celebrates 30 Years in Thurston County

  Submitted by Capital Medical Center Capital Medical Center has turned 30. The hospital was founded…

Corks & Forks: A Premier Wine Tasting Event

  Olympia’s Red Lion Hotel has become the destination for the summer’s premier food and wine…

Shanna Paxton Photography: Empowering the Community Through Photos

  By Margo Greenman Growing up in South Africa, Shanna Paxton found herself in a state…

DKB Restoration Recommends Annual Dryer Vent Cleaning

  Dryer vents are one of those things we seldom ponder. They’re out of sight, out…

Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  I have to admit, Friday kind of crept up on me this week and here we are at another weekend.  And this one looks like it’s going to be absolutely beautiful.  With temperatures nearing 80 I’m…

Catch Your Copper River Salmon at Ralph’s Thriftway

  Twain once said “Do not tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don’t tell them where they know the fish.” Around here, where Copper River salmon is king, the only fish stories…

When the “Birdman” Soared: Fred J. Wiseman and Olympia’s First Airplane Flight on May 20, 1911

  By Jennifer Crooks With the Wright Brothers’ first flight in 1903 aviation became an object of national fascination in early twentieth century America. In May 1911, this interest in flight would combine with civic boosterism…

Mike West – Quiet Leader of South Sound YMCA Retires After 34 Years

  By Natasha Ashenhurst The typical American works for the same employer for only 4.5 years on average, according to a study completed in 2014 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Mike West is anything but…

Thrifty Thurston Enjoys a Parents’ Night Out in Olympia

  By Kate Scriven As much as we all love our children and couldn’t imagine our lives without them, it is fairly easy to envision an evening without them. Actually, very easy. What’s not always so easy…

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