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JBLM Spouses Band Together to Form Business Networking Group

  By Cara Bertozzi Every Wednesday morning, a group of women can be found intently circled around foamy lattes and sweet treats, quietly engaging in demonstrably organized discussion at the DuPont Forza coffee shop. At first glance, it seems an eclectic group: some are young moms with kids seated nearby, some appear to have come [...]

Twisties: Good Frozen Yogurt, Great Philosophy

Twisties: Good Frozen Yogurt, Great Philosophy

  By Eric Wilson-Edge Scroll down the Facebook page for Twisties Frozen Yogurt and you’ll notice a theme. Lots of people “like” Twisties and not just for its fro-yo. Multiple people express their thanks to owner Chad Thomas and his family for their support. You see, Twisties is big on giving back to the community. [...]

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12 Olympia Restaurants Bring the Farm to Your Table

  By Jennifer Crain I’ve been known to inquire about the origin of ingredients when I’m dining out. Maybe you’ve cornered the wait staff, too, to ask about the waters where the oysters were harvested, the diet of the cow that’s now your Porter House steak, or the name of the creamery that created the [...]

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South Sound Trucks: Olympia’s New Source for Used Trucks, Jeeps and SUVs

  Up until recently, Olympia did not have many local options for buying used trucks, jeeps and SUVs. South Sound Trucks opened the doors to their brand new Olympia store. Conveniently located at the Olympia Auto Mall on Cooper Point Road, South Sound Trucks’ Olympia location is Olympia’s newest source for used trucks, jeeps and [...]

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Neighborhood Notes – New Vet Continues a 34-Year Tradition of Service to Pets at West Olympia Pet Hospital

  By Gale Hemmann As any animal lover can tell you, a good veterinary clinic is about much more than medicine. Yes, a veterinarian provides critical medical care to your four-legged loved one. But it is also so important that they treat animals kindly, build relationships with customers, and create a welcoming environment. Your pet [...]

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“Techno-Health” – Physical Strain for a New Millennium

  By Kate Scriven Dr. Murray Smith has been at it for a long time.  With over 25 years under his belt as a chiropractor at Eastside Chiropractic, he has seen a lot of changes come and go throughout the years.  However, in the last three to four years he has seen a dramatic, and [...]

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Parents, Get Your Cameras Ready: From Tutus to Turnout, Johansen Olympia Dance Center Has an Exceptional Class Schedule Planned for the 2014 – 2015 Year

  Watch a ballet recital for students at the Johansen Olympia Dance Center and you’ll find yourself asking this question: How do the dance instructors at the studio manage to transform those teeny tiny and oh-so adorable four and five year olds flitting around the stage into advanced dancers en pointe? “It is a process, [...]

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Win New Summer Wheels with Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel

Win New Summer Wheels with Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel

  You know what would help combat the dog days of summer?  A new car.  And that’s just what you could win this August, courtesy of Rochester’s Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel and their Turn Up the Heat Camaro Giveaway. Through August 24, members of the Lucky Eagle Players Club are automatically entered when they [...]

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Gear Up for Your Next Adventure at Olympia’s Uhlmann RV

  Few things are as rewarding as loading up the car and experiencing the splendor of America’s breathtaking landscape, one mile at a time. Whether you’re a retired couple ready to do some sightseeing or a family interested in teaching the kids some US geography firsthand, an RV can enhance the pleasures of long distance [...]

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Shipwreck Beads Announces 2nd Annual Artisan Market

Shipwreck Beads Announces 2nd Annual Artisan Market

  By Margo Greenman The Pacific Northwest is a D-I-Y haven. Because of this, creative-minded locals know that when they need supplies to make their artistic visions come to life, Shipwreck Beads is their premier source for all things “bead.” Committed to providing South Sound creatives with an expansive collection of beads and jewelry making [...]

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