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Saint Martin’s University Welcomes Families to the Annual Halloween in the Halls

  Submitted by Saint Martin’s University Trick-or-treaters from the Saint Martin’s University and greater South Sound communities are invited to the Lacey campus to celebrate Halloween with university students on October 25 as part of the annual Halloween in the Halls festivities. Families will first be welcomed by the Halloween Kids Club in the Trautman [...]

Engineer Who’s Making “MATHCOUNT” Joins SCJ

  Submitted by SCJ Alliance   SCJ Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of engineer Jason Bruhn to our Lacey office. SCJ is a consulting firm specializing in civil engineering, transportation planning and design, land use/environmental planning, and landscape architecture and design. Jason’s been working in the transportation and civil engineering field for twenty-one years. [...]

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North Thurston Marching Band Achieves Success

    Submitted by Dennis Longnecker The North Thurston High School Marching Band took first place in the AA Division at the Tumwater Marching Band Festival on Saturday, October 11.  The festival, held at the Tumwater High School Stadium, drew fifteen bands from across the state. The Band and the Solstice Color Guard presented their [...]

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Nancy J. LaPointe Attends National Educational Conference for Financial Advisors

Submitted by  Navigate Financial Nancy J. LaPointe, Owner and Financial Planner of Navigate Financial in Lacey, WA, recently attended a national educational conference for independent financial advisors.  Hosted by Commonwealth Financial Network®, the nation’s largest privately held independent broker/dealer–RIA, the sold-out event drew more than 900 financial professionals from across the nation. Participants gathered in Orlando, [...]

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Razor Clam Tides Confirmed for October 22 – 28

  Submitted by The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife The second October 2014 recreational razor clam opener will proceed as planned. The marine toxin tests have been completed and the Washington Department of Health has found razor clams are safe for human consumption. The following are the dates and locations of this razor clam [...]

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Evergreen Officially Launches President Search

  Submitted by The Evergreen State College  The Evergreen State College in Olympia has announced that its Board of Trustees and Presidential Search Committee have begun actively recruiting candidates to replace Thomas L. “Les” Purce, who will retire next summer after 15 years of service as the college’s president. Evergreen is a nationally recognized public [...]

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Post ArtsWalk Good Times

  Submitted by Susan Christian of Salon Refu  I always describe Olympia to faraway friends as the town where everyone looks at art during the two designated weekends of the year when everyone goes downtown for Artswalk.  Spring and fall, we love this celebration, and a huge number of us get out and show our stuff as [...]

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USA Track & Field Honors Service Men and Women with Run with a Soldier 5K November 9

  Submitted by The Evergreen State College USA Track & Field honors service men and women with the launch of the Run with a Soldier program, Nov. 8-9, during Veterans Day weekend. Run with a Soldier is a first-of-its-kind USATF initiative, motivating runners across America to connect in person and on social media with men [...]

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City of Olympia Accepting Proposals for Downtown Safety Program

  Submitted by The City of Olympia The City of Olympia is accepting proposals for the Downtown Safety Program which is part of the City Council’s initiative to create a safe and welcoming downtown for everyone. The Olympia City Council has earmarked up to $25,000 of the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) money to [...]

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Halloween Costume Ideas at Metro Body Piercing

  Submitted by Metro Body Piercing Halloween is just around the corner.  Decorations are out, the pumpkin patches are full of kids, and those bags of candy are calling your name. Have you considered your costume yet? Metro Body Piercing, both in the Capital Mall and downtown Olympia, has all your corset, petticoat and costume [...]

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