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National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation

  Submitted by The City of Olympia City of Olympia Mayor, Stephen Buxbaum, is joining mayors across the country in asking residents to make a commitment to conserve water by taking part in a national contest aimed at drastically slashing water and energy use across the nation. Throughout the month of April, WaterWise Olympia residents […]

April 15 Marks Hot Water Heater Regulations Affecting Homeowners

  Submitted by Springer Plumbing When you hear April 15, what do you think of? Taxes, right? Well, this year we should also be thinking about water heaters. As of April 16 2015, a new energy efficiency mandate is going into effect that will directly impact your wallet and possibly the location of your water heater. […]

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Music Out Loud – Names Requested to Honor Local Musicians

  Submitted by City of Olympia Help us honor musical legacies in our community! The Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation Department and the Olympia Arts Commission need your help to posthumously honor musicians who have significantly contributed to music growth in the area or made a name for Olympia, through artistic design and a music […]

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20 Designs to be Selected for Traffic Control Boxes in West and Downtown Olympia

  Submitted by The City of Olympia The City of Olympia is seeking up to 20 art designs to be applied to vinyl wraps to cover traffic control boxes in Downtown and Westside Olympia. General Guidelines $500 honorarium for use of design. Artist will submit concept designs using supplied templates HERE. Designs will be made […]

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Olympia Family Theater Announces 2015 Summer Camp Line-up

    Submitted by Olympia Family Theater  Olympia Family Theater has 11 weeks of amazing theater camps lined up for the summer of 2015 with something for all kids ages 4 to 17. Olympia Family Theater is your community partner in raising imaginative, loving, joyful and confident children. Our educational programs provide opportunities for personal development […]

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Capital Bicycling Club Announces 2015 Two County Double Metric

  Submitted by the Capital Bicycling Club If you’ve ridden the Two County Double Metric before, you’re bound to enjoy some improvements in 2015. This is Capital Bicycling Club’s 33rd year hosting the Two County, and the ride has exciting updates to the routes and new finish-line entertainment and food to make the ride even […]

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Legislators Push to Strengthen Coastal Economies, Create Jobs

  Submitted by Capitol Land Trust Today, the Washington State House of Representatives Capital Budget Committee released its proposed budget which will dedicate $8.2 million from the Capital Budget for a suite of habitat protection and restoration projects in coastal counties as well as Thurston, Lewis, and Mason counties. The Washington Coast Restoration Initiative (WCRI) will […]

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College Names Tanya Mote New SPSCC Foundation Director

  Submitted by South Puget Sound Community College South Puget Sound Community College has named Tanya Mote the Interim Executive Director of the College Foundation. Mote joined the college in June 2014 bringing 20 years in nonprofit fundraising and administration. She previously served as the Foundation’s Director of Development. “The College and the Foundation were […]

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Olympia Family Theater Announces Spring After-School Drama Workshop

  Submitted by Olympia Family Theater  Only the best for the Emperor! The best food, the best horses, the best palaces. When two weavers arrive with silk so fine that only those with exquisite taste and refined judgment can see it, the Emperor demands all new clothes. The whole town seems to have exquisite taste […]

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WDFW Approves Morning Razor Clam Digs Starting April 4

  Submitted by The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) State shellfish managers have approved a weeklong series of razor clam digs starting April 4 at four ocean beaches. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) confirmed the digs after marine toxin tests showed the clams on those beaches are safe to eat. […]

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