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ThurstonTalk High School Interns Reflect on their Year of Writing

  Compiled by Kate Scriven, ThurstonTalk Associate Editor We met in back in August in the ThurstonTalk office.  A group of nervous, yet excited, group of dedicated high school students ready to stretch their boundaries and build their resumes through an internship with ThurstonTalk.  And here we are in May at the close of their […]

Providence St. Peter Hospital Achieves MSC Certification for Sustainable, Wild-Caught Seafood

  Submitted by Providence St. Peter Hospital  Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA, has announced that it is the first hospital in the Providence Health Care System, and the second hospital in North America, to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody certification for sustainable, wild-caught seafood. MSC certification ensures that seafood products […]

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Washington State Announced as 11th Partner State in AAC&U’s LEAP States Initiative

  Submitted by The Evergreen State College  The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and the Washington Consortium for the Liberal Arts (WaCLA) announced today that Washington is now a state partner in AAC&U’s Centennial Campus Action, Advocacy, and Research Initiative, Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP): Excellence for Everyone as a Nation Goes to College. “The Washington […]

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Concern for Animals Annual Community Garage Sale Boosted by Large Donation

  Submitted by Concern for Animals Concern for Animals will hold its annual community garage sale on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at Rick’s Automotive, 3527 Pacific Ave SE* from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  One of the group’s biggest fundraising events, it has been significantly boosted this year by […]

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Women’s Leadership Council awards $25K in Grants to Support Women and Children in Thurston County

  Submitted by United Way of Thurston County The Women’s Leadership Council announces its fifth year of funding to support women and children in Thurston County. Thanks to members of the Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) and the philanthropic community, $25K in grants will help strengthen and support five nonprofit organizations during the 2015-2016 funding cycle. […]

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Olympia Regional Airport is A-Buzz with New Tenants

Olympia Regional Airport is A-Buzz with New Tenants

  Submitted by Port of Olympia Eyeing the grassy fields at Olympia Regional Airport, local beekeepers saw a potentially perfect environment for raising honey bees. As bee populations continue to decline, beekeepers are looking for opportunities to site hives in safe locations with abundant food supplies. A growing trend is to install hives at airports. […]

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Helsing Junction Farm Announces Free Delivery of CSA Farm Share Boxes to Seniors

  Submitted by Helsing Junction Farm   At Helsing Junction Farm, we grow delicious, nutrient-rich food. After all, our bodies and our health are profoundly dependent on what we eat; a responsibility we take very seriously as your farmers. We are a true CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm, in that nearly everything grown on our […]

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Furniture Work’s Tips for Painting Used Furniture

  Submitted by Furniture Works If you think of painted furniture as a scraped-up old chair you pick up at the flea market to put in the laundry room, think again. Painting used furniture has many benefits. It is great if you want to update your home on a budget, while keeping it stylish and […]

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Tenino Quarry Pool Opening for 2015

  Submitted by The City of Tenino The Tenino Quarry Pool will open for the 2015 Season on July 5, 2015 and will be open for operation until Labor Day Weekend weather permitting. The Tenino City Council has adopted early bird rates for family season passes when purchased the last two weeks of May. These […]

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Saints Promote Athletics, Summer Camps At The Lacey Spring Fun Fair

  Submitted by Saint Martin’s University The Saint Martin’s University athletic department promoted athletics and summer camps this past weekend at the Lacey Spring Fun Fair hosted on the campus of Saint Martin’s. The objectives of the Lacey Spring Fun Fair are to build community pride and identity and to provide an annual event that […]

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