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Olympia Firefighters Respond to Structure Fire in Downtown Olympia

  Submitted by City of Olympia Olympia Firefighters responded to 911 4th Avenue East for a reported structure fire at 2:25 a.m. this morning. Firefighters could see the fire as they left their station a little over a block away. Calls to 9-1-1 reported a fire in an abandoned church building. The first fire unit […]

ThurstonTalk Posts Job for Summer College Interns

  Over the summer, college students that are living in Olympia and Thurston County can gain valuable work experience as a member of the ThurstonTalk writing team.  Join our 25 paid, professional writers and craft stories over the summer.  Enjoy flexibility to build your portfolio of published work this summer while being paid for each […]

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2015 Lacey Historian of the Year Nominations Now Open

  Submitted by The City of Lacey The Lacey Historical Commission is now accepting nominations for the Lacey Historian of the Year. To be considered for the award, nominees will have “made a significant contribution to the preservation or promotion of Lacey’s history.” First awarded in 2002, the 2015 winner will join a distinguished group […]

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April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Thurston County

  Submitted by Thurston County  Thurston County Commissioners issued a proclamation today designating April 2015 as “Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month in Thurston County.” Thurston County’s proclamation is part of a larger national campaign in April to raise awareness about child abuse. Since 1983, communities across the country have taken time in April to […]

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4-H Spring Clover Campaign Starts April 22

  Submitted by Thurston County The National 4-H Council will launch its fifth annual Spring Paper Clover Campaign on Wednesday, April 22. The 4-H Paper Clover campaigns raise thousands of dollars for local 4-H programs in Thurston County and across the country. Each year in the fall and spring, the National 4-H Council teams up […]

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Tenino High School Business Class Wins Cash Prize

  Submitted by O Bee Credit Union Two business students from Tenino High School won cash prizes for creating eye-catching designs that will be used for a marketing campaign in the Tenino community. O Bee Credit Union worked with Sherri Jeske, Business and Marketing teacher at Tenino High School, to develop the assignment that resulted […]

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Providence to Join Others in Earth Day “Dim Down”

  Submitted by Providence Health & Services in Southwest Washington Providence ministries in Southwest Washington will join The Evergreen State College, Olympia School District, Thurston County and Intercity Transit to recognize Earth Day, April 22, with a Dim Down from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. “We are excited to partner with others in the community on […]

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Olympia High School’s First Annual Bearage Sale

  Submitted by Sara Holler for Olympia High School Leadership Olympia High School’s Leadership class is always looking to get the community involved with the school and the brand new Bearage Sale is the perfect way to do it. Inspired by other schools around the area, OHS students decided to through a garage sale fundraiser […]

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Washington Center announces Contestants for Dancing with South Sound’s Stars

  Submitted by The Washington Center for the Performing Arts The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is thrilled to announce our contestants for Dancing with South Sound’s Stars!  Saturday May 16 is the night to be in downtown Olympia, as six local celebrities spin around the dance floor with their professional partners from The Utah […]

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Capital Productions Proudly Presents “Into the Woods”

  Submitted by Neve Peters for Capital Productions Enjoy “Into the Woods” by Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine presented by Capital Productions. We all know the stories of Cinderella (Vanessa McCormick), Little Red Riding Hood (Claire Ramsey), and Jack and the Beanstalk (Kameron Bustetter), but what if these fantasies did not end how we remembered them? […]

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