Submitted by The Plant Place Nursery Spring is here and The Plant Place Nursery Retail Lot is gearing up for spring business. Plants are waking up out of dormancy with new buds and blooms. Fresh perennials, vibrant shrubs, healthy young trees, and lush ground covers arrive daily. With sunny skies and warmer temperatures we [...]
The bell has been officially rung and the 2014 Olympia Farmer’s Market season is underway. Fans of the Market welcome the return of four-day-a-week markets for produce, plants, local artisan wares and of course, delicious lunch options. The Market’s hours are Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Visitors mingled with vendors, [...]
On March 6, 2014, the South Sound YMCA celebrated the unveiling of a new water bottle filling station with staff, teachers, and students at Michael T. Simmons Elementary School. Read the complete story here.
By Tom Rohrer For Tanya Greenfield, Saturday night culminated with the one speech she hoped she wouldn’t have to make. After losing to White River 71-63 in the regional round of the WIAA 2A Girls’ Basketball State Tournament last night, Greenfield’s Black Hills squad retreated to the locker room at Puyallup High School. Their [...]
By Tom Rohrer Friday night was a familiar scene for the Timberline boys’ basketball team. For the second consecutive season, Timberline faced a Seattle-area power in the regional round of the WIAA 3A tournament. This time around however, an upset was not in the cards for the Blazer Taking on Bellevue’s Eastside Catholic at [...]
Twin brothers, Luke and Zach Netzel, were competing yesterday in the 3A State 1-meter diving competition. The brothers are freshmen at Shelton High School. Click on a photo to see the full image. Then, scroll through the photo set to see the athletes dive. Luke Netzel Zach Netzel
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By Tom Rohrer All good things must come to an end. And yet, there are times where the good times keep rolling. Dismay and exuberance were both present inside the W.F. West Gymnasium Thursday night, as Tumwater defeated Capital 57-49 in a loser-out 2A boys District IV tournament game. Tumwater, who split the two [...]
By Tom Rohrer When a basketball player enters “the zone,” the rim expands to the size of a traffic circle in the shooter’s mind. For River Ridge’s Jason Kananin, the hoop likely surpassed the Bermuda Triangle or the Artic Cirlce. Kananin was electric Thursday night, knocking down eight three pointers in the Hawks 83-77 [...]
It may not have won them a championship (yet), but defense helped the Black Hills High School girls basketball team survive Wednesday night. Playing against Centralia in a 2A District IV tournament loser-out contest, the Wolves held the Tigers scoreless for the first four and half minutes of the fourth quarter, propelling Black Hills [...]