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LoveOly Summerfest 2024 returns to Downtown Olympia on June 21-23. Olympia Downtown Alliance’s three-day street festival would feature live music, children’s activities, Hands on … more
Joint Animal Services (JAS) is at full capacity , with its kennels filled with lovable dogs in need of homes.   JAS is reaching out to the community, urging “furparents” to … more
With the warm weather upon us, on some days, we have fired up the grill to enjoy simple, grilled meat dinners. I often prepare basic salads and light side dishes to accompany grilled steak, fish or … more
This summer, the Puget Sound Estuarium invites you to discover the rich marine life in Puget Sound with the Meet the Beach program.   Offered for free throughout the season, these … more
A gardener I met in a buffet line had a lot to say about rock gardens and plant collecting. Before we got to the main dish, after which we would part ways, he leaned forward a little and said … more
With the start of summer and longer days, Joint Animal Services (JAS) is reminding pet owners to be more mindful of their pets' activities, especially when walking outdoors. “Most dogs … more
I just returned from seeing friends and family in Memphis and Jackson, Tennessee, St. Louis, Chicago, and Atlanta. Dear friends in Atlanta took me to a Mexican restaurant that offered a delicious … more
The FC Olympia women’s side is still undefeated in the USL W League Northwest Division after they did light work in beating Oregon-based Capital FC Atletica in a 7-0 battering at their own … more
National Donut Day is celebrated in this country on the first Friday of June.  In 1938, the day came about as a fundraising initiative by the Salvation Army to aid those individuals economically … more
The Olympia City Council Olympia City Council signed a proclamation designating June 2024 as LGBTQIA+ PRIDE MONTH and June 29 and 30 as Capital City Pride Weekend.    The month of June … more
Although Thurston County Superior Court Judge Anne Egeler decided in favor of Tumwater Mayor Debbie Sullivan's plan to remove the 400-year-old Davis-Meeker oak tree, the group working to save the … more
Attend some of these events and show your support to local artisans and business owners. Dreams in Action: An Evening with Enterprise for Equity, Friday, May 31, 6 – 8:30 p.m. At this … more
Ever wonder what happens to road kills and other dead animals? Sometimes they are collected or buried by road maintenance folks, but more often they are removed by one of our more important, and … more
The city council discussed the future of the historic 400-year-old tree at its May 21 meeting. The tree has been deemed a hazard by the city’s consultant urban forester; other arborists disagree. more
Tumwater Police Department (TPD) and the Thurston County Sheriff's Office (TCSO) coordinated a stolen vehicle pursuit that led to the arrest of a suspect with multiple felony warrants. more
Thom Donitz and Trish Lynn are neighbors and close friends who share their love of animals and wildlife. Trish is a lifelong resident of Tumwater; Thom moved here 20 years ago. Contact them at … more
As we move into warmer weather, tuna salad sounds good. A popular lunch or dinner entree, tuna salad can be dressed up or down. It is a versatile source of protein, and can evoke cravings! … more
The Joint Animal Services Commission (JASCOM) has been actively enhancing its services and community outreach efforts, executive director Sarah Hock reports. more
Attend some of these events and show your support to local artisans and business owners. more
Tumwater Mayor Debbie Sullivan has decided that the city will remove the historic Davis-Meeker Garry Oak tree on Old Highway 99. City staff informed the city council about the mayor’s plans … more
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