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Roy and JoAnn Waltrip: A Tale of Two Inspections with Boggs Inspection Services

  When I sold my home two years ago, the buyer’s home inspection was one of…

Roosevelt Elementary School’s Solar Panels Still a Hot Commodity

  Like the Beatles, students at Olympia’s Roosevelt Elementary School reap lasting benefits whenever someone says…

Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters – From Finca el Valle in Antigua to Capital Way in Downtown Olympia

  By Nikki McCoy What does it mean to be a community-based coffee wholesaler? To Batdorf…

Dana Colwell Regains Strength, Confidence as a New Mom at Edge Fitness

  As many women know, the transition to motherhood can be tough. Not only have you…

Olympia’s Michelle Cohen Realized Her Dream With The Black Sheep Yarn Boutique

  A quick Google Search for “knitting popularity” returns scores of articles confirming the anecdotal evidence…

Remember the Past Four Years with Senior Photos from Shanna Paxton Photography

  The start of summer is marked by many things, one of which for many families…

Local Business Owner, Cancer Survivor Pays it Forward with Team Oly and Obliteride

  By Kate Scriven Lara Anderson is the creative mind, smiling proprietress and daughter side of the mother-daughter duo that is Red Door Interiors in downtown Olympia. The popular home décor shop, full of repurposed furniture,…

Thrifty Thurston Splashes at Local Swimming Pools and Beaches

  By Katie Doolittle It’s the classic conundrum: how can we keep our families entertained throughout these hot summer months without over-heating or over-spending? Happily for the sweat- and splurge-averse, there are plenty of free or…

Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

  It seems the only topic of conversation these days in the weather – usually we are bemoaning June rain showers but this year Mother Nature is treating us to unseasonably (ok, HOT!) warm sunshine.  I…

Artist Chris Maynard Captures the Essence of Flight in his Feather Shadow Boxes

  By Melanie Kallas Ricklefs As I approached Chris Maynard’s art studio in Olympia, I couldn’t help but notice the number of birds zipping around over the landscape. When Chris came out, the birds seemed to…

Aberdeen Founders’ Day – A Celebration of Bearded Men and the City’s Lively History

  By Chelsea Royer Why road trip to Aberdeen? Often when out of town, the people I speak to aren’t sure where Aberdeen is. More often, people know it as the town they pass through on their…

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