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Sunset Air Helps You Keep Up with the Seasons Remotely

  These days, your phone can do just about everything.  My phone even seems to make calls when safely ensconced in my back pocket…whether I want it to or not.  Now, however, I can teach it more helpful tricks, thanks to the knowledgeable employees of Lacey’s Sunset Air. Home thermostat systems are now accessible via [...]

Community Funds Upgrades through Loan to 8 Arms Community Bakery

  Submitted by Casey Dilloway for Community Sourced Capital Olympia-based 8 Arms Community Bakery has been making delicious and healthy baked goods for its community since 2007. Owner Jen Ownbey has been growing the business alongside her community, adding new products and employees as the business could afford it. Now, Jen is taking her community [...]

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Washington Guaranteed Education Tuition: GET Using It

Washington Guaranteed Education Tuition: GET Using It

  One of the most common misconceptions of the Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program is where it can be used. It most definitely can be used at Washington colleges and universities but GET can be used anywhere. GET units can be applied at nearly any public or private college, university or technical school nationwide and [...]

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Bagel Brothers Changes Yet Stays the Same

    “The more things change, the more they stay the same,” is a French proverb dating back to the mid-1800’s. What it really means is that change, in fact, simply cements the longstanding status quo. Bagel Brothers Bakery and Sandwich Shop is one of Olympia’s treasured eateries that has remained steadfast and true throughout [...]

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Peace, Love, and Raw Cafe – A Cuisine for Optimizing Your Health in Olympia

  By Tali Haller With 34% of the adult population classified as obese, America is now ranked as the most obese country worldwide, according to the latest study conducted by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. In response, many people are advocating for a healthier diet. Author of the best-selling book The Beauty Detox Foods, Kimberly [...]

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Dave King Restores a Home’s Historic Integrity

  By Gail Wood So, you’ve finally moved into that older home you’ve been admiring and you’re thinking about updating your turn-of-the-century Victorian style home. You’re wondering, should you replace those old windows, which leak heat and waste energy? Dave King has a two-word answer for you – no way. With proper sealing and storm [...]

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Olympia Veterinarians Treat Animals with Cancer in New Building

  By Taryn Kama Thanks to the inspiration and care of two Olympia veterinarians, animals diagnosed with cancer can get first-rate care. Dr. Lisa Parshley and her husband and business partner, Dr. Tom Allen, will move their Olympia Veterinary Cancer Center, to a much larger, state-of-the-art cancer care facility in mid-April. Their practice focuses on innovative [...]

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Christian Skillings – Iron Rabbit Restaurant Owner Describes Pleasures of Local Eating & Local Ownership

  By Mary Ellen Psaltis It’s no secret. I am a particular eater. I look for fresh, thoughtful meals sourced responsibly. Just because I want health-minded entrees, I don’t expect to give up a tasty dining experience. Yes, I want it all. You can, too, if you hop over to the Iron Rabbit Restaurant & [...]

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Neighborhood Notes – San Francisco Street Bakery is an Olympia Institution

  By Katie Doolittle Mid-morning at the San Francisco Street Bakery smells like hot coffee and freshly baked bread. I’m standing in line with a conservatively dressed elderly couple and a tattooed twenty-something, eavesdropping on their friendly conversation. Today, there’s classic rock playing over the speakers. The young mother behind us taps along to the [...]

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Dwayne Boggs Sponsors Keller Williams Agent for BOLD Training Program

  Working in an industry dependent on positive referrals and a strong reputation, Shauna Tryon has both. An agent for Keller Williams Realty in Olympia, Tryon’s dedication and strong work ethic has resonated with her co-workers and also throughout the local business community. Not surprisingly, the nearly 20-year Olympia resident and mother of two continues [...]

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