ThurstonTalk’s Most-Read Stories of October


We have flipped the calendar page once again (hard to believe!) and November is upon us. This month, readers were reading positive stories about life in Thurston County. ThurstonTalk strives to bring interesting profiles, event information and in-depth stories about the people and businesses that make our community a place we are proud to call home. Here are October’s most-read stories for you to revisit or enjoy for the first time.

1. Johnson Point Mansion: Thurston County History Back on the Market

The home was remodeled by the Bracks with the white limestone facade and wrap-around porches you see today. Photo credit: Chris Hamilton

History writer Emmett O’Connell revisited this iconic local home and shared the historical background stretching back more than a century. with the home back on the market, interest is high in the next chapter for the Johnson Point Mansion.

2. OHS Football Coaching Staff Built on Four Decades of Friendship

Shea (left), Davis (center) and Chase (right) started playing football together in the fourth grade. This year marks the first year all three are coaching at Olympia at the same time. Photo credit: Grant Clark

Coaches Steve Davis, Denis Shea and Rick Chase all played Oly Bears football back in the 80s and are reunited again as OHS coaches for the 2017 season. Sports writer Grant Clark shares their 40+ year friendship on and off the field. 

3. Interventional Radiology: The Most Effective Treatment No One’s Heard Of

South Sound Radiology’s Interventional Radiology team offer a unique service to patients through their IR Clinic. Photo credit: South Sound Radiology

You may not have heard of interventional radiology (IR) before reading this article, but as our third most-read story this month, we are guessing many of you now know about this incredible field. South Sound Radiology’s talented IR team make a difference every day with their work.

4. Editor’s Pick: Providence Community Care Center Already Helping 200+ a Day

The response from the community in the short time the Community Care Center has been open has reinforced the need for this type of service to the community. Photo credit: Providence Community Care Center

Downtown Olympia’s new Community Care Center, a partnership between Providence Health & Services and local non-profits, has been very busy in it’s first month+ in operation. This story, with included video courtesy of Thurston Community Media, showcases the services, goals and benefits of this new center.

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