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Serendipity Academy – A Place for Students To Find Their Potential And Grow

  By Gail Wood This is not your typical elementary school classroom. Students are collecting water…

South Sound YMCA Child Care Lends a Helping Hand

  Jerry Seinfeld could have been speaking of summer vacation when he claimed “There is no…

Your Healthcare Connection: Lisa Bowling Creates a Caring Community at Oly Ortho’s Physical Therapy Clinics

    Olympia Orthopaedics Associates is well known throughout the South Sound as a comprehensive provider…

Tumwater Chiropractic Center: Complemented by Massage Therapy

  Headaches, back pain, and neck stiffness are just a few of the conditions that most…

Hot? Might Be Time to Call Chehalis Sheet Metal

  Summer in Washington is hit or miss. Some years the thermometer just manages to push…

Sisters Annie Johns & Amy Evans Treat You Like a Guest at Spruce and Bon Lemon

  By Kelli Samson I am a fiercely loyal customer. No one was more surprised than…

Party at Percival – Third Annual Olympia Brew Fest

  By Kate Scriven The Olympia Brew Fest returns to the shores of Budd Inlet on August 2 for what promises to be another terrific party.  For the past two years, the fledgling festival has grown…

Rani Hong Creates Global Change from Olympia with the Tronie Foundation

  By Gale Hemmann Did you know we have a local resident who is truly changing the world direct from Olympia? She’s been on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She’s spoken to the United Nations General Assembly.…

Thrifty Thurston Visits the Thurston County Fair on a Dime

  By Kate Scriven There is something about a county fair that appeals to the “urban-farm girl” persona I’m cultivating on my little plot of land near Boston Harbor.  Attending a fair feels different than a…

Plentiful Produce – Ideas, Recipes for Bountiful Farm Fresh Produce

  By Mary Ellen Psaltis Congratulations! The alluring vegetables at the Farmers Market called your name, and you’ve arrived at home with two bags full of exceptionally fresh produce. Or, like me, you picked up your…

The History of the Thurston County Fair: Bringing the Community Together Since 1871

  By Gale Hemmann Imagine it’s the year 1871. As you rode to the fair with your family in your horse-drawn wagon, you would probably be excited. This was the first local fair and a big…

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  • 2014 Lakefair Fireworks

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  • Music in the Park – Olympia Summer Outdoor Concerts

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  • Lacey In Tune – Summer Concerts and Movies

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  • 2014 July 4th Parade in Tumwater

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  • July 3 Fireworks from Boston Harbor

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  • Summer is in Full Bloom at The Plant Place Nursery

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  • Dancing the Night Away at the Dixieland Jazz Festival

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  • 2014 Pride Parade Photos

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  • 2014 Day of Champions Photos

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  • Port of Olympia Chowder Challenge and Boatswap

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  • Nisqually River White Water Kayaking and Rafting

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  • Five Guys Burgers Opens Doors in Olympia

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