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This Coffee Break Brought to You by Your Neighborhood Thriftway

  Sports, politics, and religion are topics on which everyone has an opinion. In Olympia, there’s…

Yelm Co-op Beats the Odds to Break $1 Million in Sales

  By Heidi Smith If the Yelm Food Cooperative were a children’s story, it would probably…

5 Happy Hour Spots in Olympia for Any Occasion

  By Lindsey Surrell Need an extra excuse to head out for a drink and bite…

Home Instead Senior Care Wins Best of South Sound Award

  “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” said Robin Williams. Thankfully our climate means…

Sock Drive Hosted by Garden Courte Memory Care Community Brings Dry Toes to Kids

  Even with this year’s balmy spring, warm dry toes are a luxury. Imagine not only…

Browsing Thurston County Ethnic Markets: A Taste of Many Cultures

  By Gale Hemmann We all do it. We get stuck in the same routine, visiting…

Thrifty Thurston – As West Bay Drive Construction Ends, Poems Emerge

  By Kelli Samson As a high school English teacher, my eyeballs are trained to notice words. That’s why I may have gasped a little when I noticed them appear as part of the sidewalk construction…

Olympia Loves a Parade – Well, Mostly

  Submitted by Deborah Jane Ross, Research Coordinator, Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Museum Parades, processions, and protest marches – Olympia’s citizenry has seen them all. Mostly, we enjoy them; sometimes we ignore them; and…

Dick’s Brewing Owner Julie Pendleton Brews a Batch with Women Across the Globe

  By Kate Scriven For years, the brewing industry has been pretty much a “boys club.” However the historically male dominated field has seen an increase in women among their ranks in recent years. As the…

On the Hunt for Spring Treasures to Celebrate Easter and Passover

  By Mary Ellen Psaltis I hold a warm place in my heart for the Easter Bunny. One Christmas my toddler had a clear aversion to getting his photo taken with the big man in the…

Team Sam I Am Rocks Fundraising Efforts for Cancer Research

  By Amy Rowley I remember the call vividly. I wished I could wake up from the nightmare and not hear that my daughter’s teammate and friend, Samantha Warjone, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Sam was…

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