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OLYMPIA - For its 10th Anniversary, the folks at Olympia-based Friendly Water for the World had dreamed of having a huge dinner, featuring exotic foods from Africa, serving hundreds of participants … more
The Thurston County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 24, at 5:30 p.m. to receive public testimony on proposed amendments to the Thurston County Comprehensive … more
Serial entrepreneur Leland Harmell and his wife, Sydney, have launched Rainbow Cloud Café, in west Olympia. And their grand opening is this Saturday. If the business’ name sounds … more
A day before the nation halted to observe Veterans Day, the Thurston County Board of Commissioners took some time during their meeting to hear some local veterans talk about what the day means to … more
Shopping yet? Need some wine for your socially distanced Thanksgiving dinner? Want to save feral cats? If you can say yes to any of the above, you might want to click over to Concern for Animals' … more
Maya Dent is a 27-year-old, LGBT-positive freelance artist. She is known to drive a white 2005 Lexus LS 430 in the South Puget Sound area. All thanks to a recent encounter with the JOLT staff, we were able … more
OLYMPIA – Thurston County’s Family and Juvenile Court is inviting the media and public to join in the 16th annual celebration of National Adoption Day virtually on November 19, at 2:00 … more
Olympia, WA – Intercity Transit will reopen the Olympia Transit Center platform and buses will resume operating from designated transit bays beginning Nov. 1. This change will provide waiting … more
There's only a week left to see the artwork displayed in Olympia's Arts Month exhibit.  more
In times of great anxiety, music can heal. That’s true for the fans finding new tunes, and for the artists expressing themselves through art.   Ask the members of Jupiter … more
OLYMPIA -- Thurston County is considering the development of a new off-leash dog park. The new dog park would be on 5.7 acres of land bordering 200 Delphi Rd. SW. more
Catching a movie on the big screen locally has been made all the more difficult after Regal Cinema, the theater chain that includes Lacey’s Regal Martin Village, announced they’re … more
“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success.” This was purportedly the … more
Inspired by news reports of many people taking up birding amid COVID-19, members of the Black Hills Audubon Society (BHAS) began hosting multiple online events for people who share interests in birds … more
COVID-19 in Washington state has left an already at-risk group considerably vulnerable. While Senior Services for South Sound has felt the impact of COVID-19 from a business perspective, its staff is … more
  It’s been around for nearly five decades, but Tri-City Meats in Olympia has recently added an all-new side to its business by opening a retail counter to sell individual … more
Olympia, WA – Intercity Transit is accepting applications for surplus vanpool vans. Multiple vans are available for granting to qualifying non-profit organizations and agencies. Applications … more
Serve Washington is pleased to announce the Federal Fiscal Year 2021 AmeriCorps State Competitive Request for Grant Applications to meet state and local challenges through service and volunteer … more
OLYMPIA - Garden-Raised Bounty (also known as “GRuB”) was one of four Washington state organizations to be awarded AARP’s Community Challenge Grant on August 20. This grant program … more
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