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What’s Happening for June 16 - The Olympian

What’s Happening for June 16  The Olympian

Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation Choir spring concert: Directed by Troy Arnold Fisher, the vocal group will perform at 7 p.m. at the church, 2315 ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 8:43 pm


Building Street Smarts: PEPPY Program Offers Job Training and Work Experience for Olympia's Homeless and At-Risk Youth - ThurstonTalk

Building Street Smarts: PEPPY Program Offers Job Training and Work Experience for Olympia's Homeless and At-Risk Youth  ThurstonTalk

If you walk through downtown Olympia, they're hard to miss: homeless and/or unemployed youth wandering the streets on their own, in pairs, or small PacMtn is ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 1:46 pm


What’s Happening for June 15 - The Olympian

What’s Happening for June 15  The Olympian

Rochester's Swede Day: The annual Swede Day court coronation is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday at Swede Hall, 18543 Albany St. SW in Rochester. Members of ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 1:05 pm


Club Olympia practices, competes in four states - The Republic

Club Olympia practices, competes in four states  The Republic

Club Olympia swimmers practiced and competed in four different states last weekend and won three medals in the Columbus Youth Triathlon.Rachel Sabotin ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 1:39 am


Olympia City Council to weigh first Home Fund award this week - The Olympian

Olympia City Council to weigh first Home Fund award this week  The Olympian

More than a year after voters in Olympia approved a sales tax increase to fund affordable housing projects, the City Council is set to take up a recommendation ...

Published on 15 June 2019 | 12:02 am


Olympia High School Students Showcase Talents in 2019 Literary Magazine - ThurstonTalk

Olympia High School Students Showcase Talents in 2019 Literary Magazine  ThurstonTalk

In the early hours of the morning on June 7, students crowded the Olympia High School library to share pizza and celebrate the unveiling of the 2019 literary ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 10:04 pm


The Rants Group cancels luxury condo plan: ‘We just weren’t able to attract enough people’ - The Olympian

The Rants Group cancels luxury condo plan: ‘We just weren’t able to attract enough people’  The Olympian

Local real estate company The Rants Group has canceled plans to build luxury condominiums in downtown Olympia, citing low demand and a “social climate” ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 8:46 pm


Serena Williams Shares the Sweet Significance Behind Braiding Her Daughter Olympia’s Hair - Us Weekly

Serena Williams Shares the Sweet Significance Behind Braiding Her Daughter Olympia’s Hair  Us Weekly

Serena Williams shares the personal significance behind braiding her daughter Olympia's hair in an Instagram post on Thursday, June 13 — details.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 4:36 pm


Olympia, Lake Nona stars top water polo all-area - Orlando Sentinel

Olympia, Lake Nona stars top water polo all-area  Orlando Sentinel

After leading their teams deep into the FHSAA water polo state tournament, Lake Nona's Jordan Agliano and Olympia's Luke Carey are the Orlando Sentinel's ...

Published on 14 June 2019 | 4:08 pm


Serena Williams Shares the History of Braiding in a Touching Photo With Daughter Olympia - Allure Magazine

Serena Williams Shares the History of Braiding in a Touching Photo With Daughter Olympia  Allure Magazine

Serena Williams just posted a beyond-adorable photo of herself and her daughter, Olympia, on Instagram in which she's shown braiding her hair. In the caption ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 9:52 pm


Downed power line starts fire, knocks out power on Olympia-Tumwater line - The Olympian

Downed power line starts fire, knocks out power on Olympia-Tumwater line  The Olympian

A fire near the Olympia-Tumwater line Thursday afternoon knocked out power to more than 1000 customers and some nearby schools. Tumwater Fire ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 8:13 pm


It’s no joke that this Olympia couple will say their ‘I dos’ at the Comics Festival - The Olympian

It’s no joke that this Olympia couple will say their ‘I dos’ at the Comics Festival  The Olympian

The Olympia Comics Festival celebrates alternative comics and their artists. The 19th festival, set for June 15, will include the wedding of Danger Room Comics ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:31 pm


Phil Heath Making Return To Olympia In 2019? - FitnessVolt.com

Phil Heath Making Return To Olympia In 2019?  FitnessVolt.com

The 7x Mr. Olympia champion sat down in a video interview with Global Muscle Radio where the obvious question was whether he'd be competing at the 2019 ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 2:43 pm


FedEx Semi-Truck Rollover Scatters Load Across Lanes on I-5 in Olympia - News Maven

FedEx Semi-Truck Rollover Scatters Load Across Lanes on I-5 in Olympia  News Maven

Packages scattered across I-5 in Olympia after FedEx truck rollover.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 4:37 am


Olympia’s Fish Brewing Co., unable to pay its debts, is in receivership - The Olympian

Olympia’s Fish Brewing Co., unable to pay its debts, is in receivership  The Olympian

Homegrown Fish Brewing Co, a business that got its start in Olympia 26 years ago, is in financial trouble, according to Thurston County Superior Court records.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 1:36 am


Where once was a vacant window, Olympia Artspace Alliance artists saw a canvas - The Olympian

Where once was a vacant window, Olympia Artspace Alliance artists saw a canvas  The Olympian

Something new is blooming downtown, and art-loving locals are abuzz. The Olympia Artspace Alliance is working with artists and building owners to fill ...

Published on 13 June 2019 | 1:29 am


Historic ship trekked to Olympia's Hands-On Children's Museum for new exhibit - KIRO Seattle

Historic ship trekked to Olympia's Hands-On Children's Museum for new exhibit  KIRO Seattle

A historic boat from the Port of Olympia found a new home Wednesday at Olympia's Hands-On Children's Museum. Megan D, a 41-year-old vessel that was on ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 11:28 pm


Crash involving FedEx truck slows traffic on I-5 - Q13 News Seattle

Crash involving FedEx truck slows traffic on I-5  Q13 News Seattle

Authorities say part of northbound I-5 was blocked after a rollover crash involving a FedEx truck.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 10:22 pm


Southbound I-5 slow through Olympia after crash involving lumber truck - The Olympian

Southbound I-5 slow through Olympia after crash involving lumber truck  The Olympian

A crash involving a lumber truck on Interstate 5 near Pacific Avenue Southeast slowed southbound traffic through Olympia on Thursday afternoon, according to ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 9:11 pm


Miami should ensure a happy ending for Olympia Theater - Miami Today

Miami should ensure a happy ending for Olympia Theater  Miami Today

One of Miami's best dramas is a play for control now hidden behind the curtain of the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts in downtown ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 3:58 pm


Olympia's Michaela Renick Heading to World Roller Games with Team USA - ThurstonTalk

Olympia's Michaela Renick Heading to World Roller Games with Team USA  ThurstonTalk

Michaela Renick is headed to Spain. It will be a whirlwind start to the summer for the 14-year-old. A month or so after finishing up eighth grade at A month or so ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 1:46 pm


Things to Do in Olympia and Surrounding Areas This Weekend: June 14-16 - ThurstonTalk

Things to Do in Olympia and Surrounding Areas This Weekend: June 14-16  ThurstonTalk

The warm weather is here to stay and there are plenty of way to get out and enjoy the sunshine this weekend. Whether you are looking for fun things to do for ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 12:56 pm


Dress for the weather — temperatures expected to break records Wednesday - The Olympian

Dress for the weather — temperatures expected to break records Wednesday  The Olympian

Temperatures in Olympia are expected to break a daily record Wednesday. With a heatwave causing record-threatening temperatures across the entire West ...

Published on 12 June 2019 | 12:16 am


Olympia Orthopaedic Associates Offer Multiple Options for Treating Back and Neck Pain - ThurstonTalk

Olympia Orthopaedic Associates Offer Multiple Options for Treating Back and Neck Pain  ThurstonTalk

When patients are referred to Olympia Orthopaedic Associates (OOA), they often have one pressing concern: Are you going to operate on my back?

Published on 11 June 2019 | 12:43 pm


Deaths for June 11 - The Olympian

Deaths for June 11  The Olympian

Anderson, Carl Ivar, 92, Centralia, died Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Prestige Liberty, Centralia. Mills & Mills Funeral Home, Tumwater, 360-357-7743. Cawley ...

Published on 11 June 2019 | 7:25 am


Why Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian tweets so much about fatherhood - Quartz

Why Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian tweets so much about fatherhood  Quartz

The Reddit co-founder and venture capitalist says it's strategic.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 8:00 pm


Staycation: Olympia - 425magazine.com

Staycation: Olympia  425magazine.com

Olympia has evolved quite a bit since it was officially incorporated in 1859. However, it still holds a bucolic charm as a city on the water's edge.

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:15 pm


Hidetada Yamagishi Wins in Dallas, Qualifies for Olympia - BarBend

Hidetada Yamagishi Wins in Dallas, Qualifies for Olympia  BarBend

There aren't many shows that have the 212 pound division as the headlining contest, but when the athletes in that division are in the main event, you can be ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:13 pm


WATCH: Olympia 2019 Classic Physique Competitor Update 14 Weeks Out - generationiron.com

WATCH: Olympia 2019 Classic Physique Competitor Update 14 Weeks Out  generationiron.com

Take a look at the latest Classic Physique updates and training prep just 14 weeks out from the Mr. Olympia 2019. Who will land in the top 6 at this year's major ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 2:09 pm


Get ready for a pre-summer heat wave in the South Sound - Tacoma News Tribune

Get ready for a pre-summer heat wave in the South Sound  Tacoma News Tribune

A heat wave is headed to Puget Sound. Temperatures are expected to top out on Wednesday with a high of 89 degrees in Olympia and 83 degrees in Tacoma.

Published on 9 June 2019 | 8:29 pm


Cruiser Olympia highlights best of Seaport Museum - WPVI-TV

Cruiser Olympia highlights best of Seaport Museum  WPVI-TV

The Seaport Museum puts North America's largest maritime collection on display for the summer.

Published on 9 June 2019 | 6:10 pm


What’s Happening for June 9 - The Olympian

What’s Happening for June 9  The Olympian

Stonecroft's Christian Women's Connection: The monthly luncheon is at noon at Panoram's Gallery next to the Seventeen 51 Bistro and Restaurant, 1751 Circle ...

Published on 9 June 2019 | 10:56 am


The Olympia Ballroom: A Space Frozen in Time - ThurstonTalk

The Olympia Ballroom: A Space Frozen in Time  ThurstonTalk

Across from the first state Capitol on Legion Way in downtown Olympia stands the historic building once known as the Olympia Hotel. Now often under ...

Published on 8 June 2019 | 7:00 am


For the first time in decades, the historic Olympia Theater in Worcester echoed with music this week - MassLive.com

For the first time in decades, the historic Olympia Theater in Worcester echoed with music this week  MassLive.com

The Stillwater String Band performed some of the first live music in the Olympia Theater in decades.

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia School District considers later start times for middle and high school students - The Olympian

Olympia School District considers later start times for middle and high school students  The Olympian

The Olympia School District is taking the first steps to potentially move middle and high school start times later, citing research that suggests teenagers are able ...

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


How Tales of the City Avoided a Trans Casting Controversy - Vanity Fair

How Tales of the City Avoided a Trans Casting Controversy  Vanity Fair

The Netflix revival of a beloved queer series brings back Olympia Dukakis as Anna Madrigal—and, in a crucial flashback episode, introduces trans actor Jen ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 6:31 pm


EPA Awards City of Olympia $600000 Brownfield Grant - ThurstonTalk

EPA Awards City of Olympia $600000 Brownfield Grant  ThurstonTalk

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $600000 Brownfield Grant to the City of Olympia during a press conference today.

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


How a 15 minute school lunch still affects one Olympia man - MyNorthwest.com

How a 15 minute school lunch still affects one Olympia man  MyNorthwest.com

Yesterday, I presented a story about how a lot of kids in Washington state have a very short school lunch period and don't have time to finish eating. But what's ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia Financial Group Inc. Announces June Dividend Toronto Stock Exchange:OLY - GlobeNewswire

Olympia Financial Group Inc. Announces June Dividend Toronto Stock Exchange:OLY  GlobeNewswire

CALGARY, Alberta, June 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Olympia Financial Group Inc. (TSX: OLY) announces that its Board of Directors has declared a ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Liquor license suspended at Jake’s on 4th in downtown Olympia - The Olympian

Liquor license suspended at Jake’s on 4th in downtown Olympia  The Olympian

Jake's on 4th, a popular bar and dance venue in downtown Olympia, has temporarily lost the use of its liquor license, according to the state Liquor and Cannabis ...

Published on 6 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia unveils the Leader disc brake race bike with an 850g frame - road.cc

Olympia unveils the Leader disc brake race bike with an 850g frame  road.cc

The Leader's frameset is super light for a disc brake model, and uses three different carbon fibres for optimum power transfer, stiffness and efficiency... ... olympia ...

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia mushroom farm to close, lay off 239 workers - KIRO Seattle

Olympia mushroom farm to close, lay off 239 workers  KIRO Seattle

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state mushroom farm plans to close and lay off workers this summer.

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Attorney suing City of Olympia says city ‘gave town away to the homeless’ - MyNorthwest.com

Attorney suing City of Olympia says city ‘gave town away to the homeless’  MyNorthwest.com

A group of businesses is suing the city of Olympia for failing to mitigate crimes that they say are caused by the homeless encampments in the downtown core.

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Behavior health teams roam Olympia offering help, services - Q13 News Seattle

Behavior health teams roam Olympia offering help, services  Q13 News Seattle

OLYMPIA, Wash. – A new crisis intervention program in the South Sound has hit the streets in an effort to improve Olympia's downtown core. It's called a “Crisis ...

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia receives $600,000 grant to combat contamination - KIRO Seattle

Olympia receives $600,000 grant to combat contamination  KIRO Seattle

Abandoned buildings, including an old lumber mill, sit along West Bay in Olympia.

Published on 5 June 2019 | 7:00 am


You don’t want to be driving north out of Olympia on these weekends - MyNorthwest.com

You don’t want to be driving north out of Olympia on these weekends  MyNorthwest.com

The northbound I-5 drive out of Olympia on Sundays is one of the most congested spots in the region, and it's about to get a little worse.

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Businesses sue City of Olympia for how it handles homeless problem - Q13 News Seattle

Businesses sue City of Olympia for how it handles homeless problem  Q13 News Seattle

OLYMPIA, Wash. – We now know the names of the businesses who filed a lawsuit against the city of Olympia over the growing homeless problem there. Zeigler ...

Published on 4 June 2019 | 7:00 am


National Tour of 'Menopause the Musical' Plays Olympia - ThurstonTalk

National Tour of 'Menopause the Musical' Plays Olympia  ThurstonTalk

The international hit show "Menopause The Musical" will play at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia for 2 performances, August 7 amd 8.

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia’s new crisis response team gets 700 calls, mostly to homeless - MyNorthwest.com

Olympia’s new crisis response team gets 700 calls, mostly to homeless  MyNorthwest.com

Olympia's Crisis Response Unit only officially launched in April, but already it's found itself taking calls numbering in the hundreds, primarily to the city's ...

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


It’s not summer yet. Cool rain to return to Olympia midweek - The Olympian

It’s not summer yet. Cool rain to return to Olympia midweek  The Olympian

Damp, cool weather returns to Olympia and the Northwest starting Wednesday, according to forecasters. Rain showers here will be snow in the Cascades.

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Music may return to 129-year-old Olympia Theater - Worcester Telegram

Music may return to 129-year-old Olympia Theater  Worcester Telegram

WORCESTER — For 20 years, Patrick Flynn and Jennifer Wright traveled around the region hunting for a venue to host their dream of owning a music theater.

Published on 2 June 2019 | 7:00 am


What's Happening events calendar for June 3, 2019, in Olympia - The Olympian

What's Happening events calendar for June 3, 2019, in Olympia  The Olympian

Spring Music Festival at Centralia College: Centralia College will host its annual Spring Music Festival in the Corbet Theatre between June 4-10. All concerts are ...

Published on 2 June 2019 | 12:35 am


What’s Happening for June 1 - The Olympian

What’s Happening for June 1  The Olympian

Events and things to do include attending a duckless Duck Dash put on by Lacey Rotary, participating in the Mason County Forest Festival's Goldsborough ...

Published on 1 June 2019 | 11:27 am


Olympia loses IHSA third-place game, while catcher Finchum moves on, says, I cant quit playing this game - Peoria Journal Star

Olympia loses IHSA third-place game, while catcher Finchum moves on, says, I cant quit playing this game  Peoria Journal Star

EAST PEORIA — Alexis Finchum was ready for the transition in her softball career.Until she wasn't.Everyone goes through this when high school careers end on ...

Published on 1 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Man in critical condition after shooting at Olympia homeless camp - Q13 News Seattle

Man in critical condition after shooting at Olympia homeless camp  Q13 News Seattle

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A 46-year-old man is in critical condition after a shooting Thursday night in a heavily forested area with multiple homeless camps, police ...

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia Falls in Class 1A State Semifinal - CIproud.com

Olympia Falls in Class 1A State Semifinal  CIproud.com

EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Pinckneyville scored six times in the fifth inning to blow open a close game and beat Olympia, 11-3, in the class 2A state softball semifinals ...

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


WATCH: Olympia matches outfits with her mom Serena - Baseline

WATCH: Olympia matches outfits with her mom Serena  Baseline

Like mother, like daughter. Serena Williams and one-year-old Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. soaked in the Parisian sun in matching Nike outfits. The ensemble is ...

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Opinion: Olympia receives a failing grade - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Opinion: Olympia receives a failing grade  Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Washington lawmakers overhauled education in the state, but the ramifications of those policies — good or bad — won't be known for years.

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia Downtown Alliance Announces 2019 Music in the Park Schedule - ThurstonTalk

Olympia Downtown Alliance Announces 2019 Music in the Park Schedule  ThurstonTalk

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the free Music in the Park Summer Concert series each Wednesday evening, downtown Olympia.

Published on 31 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia's Heritage Park Closes to Celebrate 31 Years of 'Peace, Love & Happiness' at Mud Bay - ThurstonTalk

Olympia's Heritage Park Closes to Celebrate 31 Years of 'Peace, Love & Happiness' at Mud Bay  ThurstonTalk

Four large tents encompassed most of Heritage Park last Tuesday, as Mud Bay held their version of an annual all-day company meeting called Mudstock.

Published on 30 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia Softball is proud to return to the state finals - week.com

Olympia Softball is proud to return to the state finals  week.com

After a decade of softball dominance from 2000-to-2009, the Olympia Spartans are making their first trip back to the state finals in a.

Published on 29 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Things to Do in Olympia and Surrounding Areas This Weekend: May 31 - June 2 - ThurstonTalk

Things to Do in Olympia and Surrounding Areas This Weekend: May 31 - June 2  ThurstonTalk

With some beautiful weather ahead of us and school winding down, this is the perfect weekend to get out and do something. There are plenty of things to do in ...

Published on 29 May 2019 | 7:00 am


What’s Happening for May 28 - The Olympian

What’s Happening for May 28  The Olympian

Events and things to do include attending a parenting workshop, getting your pet microchipped, or hearing James McBride play jazz at SPSCC.

Published on 28 May 2019 | 10:54 am


Olympia hires former inmates for homeless outreach - KING5.com

Olympia hires former inmates for homeless outreach  KING5.com

Former prisoners are working with the Olympia Police Department on homelessness outreach.

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Woman arrested after shooting ex-boyfriend in Olympia, police say - KIRO Seattle

Woman arrested after shooting ex-boyfriend in Olympia, police say  KIRO Seattle

A woman was arrested after shooting her ex-boyfriend several times in Olympia, according to police.

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


More tiny homes, Conestoga Huts may be coming to Olympia - KOMO News

More tiny homes, Conestoga Huts may be coming to Olympia  KOMO News

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- While Seattle struggles with its homeless crisis, Olympia is moving ahead with more solutions. A church is getting ready to apply to host a few ...

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia Financial Group Inc. Announces Changes to the Officers of Olympia Trust Company - GlobeNewswire

Olympia Financial Group Inc. Announces Changes to the Officers of Olympia Trust Company  GlobeNewswire

CALGARY, Alberta, May 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Olympia Financial Group Inc. ("Olympia") (TSX: OLY) announces the removal of Derick Kachuik as ...

Published on 28 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Untimely hitting dooms Birds in super sectional loss to Olympia - RiverBender.com

Untimely hitting dooms Birds in super sectional loss to Olympia  RiverBender.com

SPRINGFIELD - Virtually all season long the Piasa Southwestern Birds did enough to take advantage of their opportunities; however, against the Olympia.

Published on 27 May 2019 | 7:00 am


St. Bede, Olympia softball punch tickets to state finals - Peoria Journal Star

St. Bede, Olympia softball punch tickets to state finals  Peoria Journal Star

BLOOMINGTON — Abbie May and the St. Bede softball team is headed to East Peoria.The Bruins (20-9) beat Villa Grove 5-0 on Monday to win the Class 1A ...

Published on 27 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Ilitch, Olympia aim to reboot District Detroit narrative - Crain's Detroit Business

Ilitch, Olympia aim to reboot District Detroit narrative  Crain's Detroit Business

After public criticism and media scrutiny for failing to more fully deliver on their District Detroit plans after five years, the Ilitch family is trying to make a *fresh* start.

Published on 26 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia church plans to open tiny home village for homeless people in September - The Olympian

Olympia church plans to open tiny home village for homeless people in September  The Olympian

Westminster Presbyterian Church on Boulevard Road Southeast plans to have eight tiny homes to serve as transitional housing for homeless people. This would ...

Published on 26 May 2019 | 7:00 am


PGIM makes Olympia loan - Real Estate Weekly

PGIM makes Olympia loan  Real Estate Weekly

PGIM Real Estate Finance has provided a $72 million Fannie Mae loan for the refinancing of Olympia House, a 240-unit apartment complex located in Turtle Bay ...

Published on 24 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia, Fife baseball advance to state championship games - The Olympian

Olympia, Fife baseball advance to state championship games  The Olympian

Olympia Bears, Fife Trojans baseball teams advance to 4A, 2A state tournament championship games.

Published on 24 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia man killed in crash with dump truck that blocked U.S. 101 - Tacoma News Tribune

Olympia man killed in crash with dump truck that blocked U.S. 101  Tacoma News Tribune

An Olympia man, Ronald J. Casey, died in a crash that blocked U.S. Highway 101 in Mason County for more than seven hours Thursday, according to ...

Published on 24 May 2019 | 7:00 am


What’s Happening for May 23 - The Olympian

What’s Happening for May 23  The Olympian

Events and things to do include attending the Kiwanis Day of Champions, learning about Thurston County's water quality and quantity, attending a Timberline ...

Published on 23 May 2019 | 1:18 pm


Olympia High School Alumni Association to honor longtime principal and two alumni - The Olympian

Olympia High School Alumni Association to honor longtime principal and two alumni  The Olympian

The Olympia High School Alumni Association has announced three honorees for the year: Don Bunt, a longtime Olympia High School principal; Merry-K Moos, ...

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Homelessness is ugly. But some of our views about this problem are ugly too. - The Olympian

Homelessness is ugly. But some of our views about this problem are ugly too.  The Olympian

Homelessness is ugly. Uncollected garbage is ugly. Miserable shelters made of blue tarps are ugly. Worn out, unlaundered clothing and ratty shoes are ugly.

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia's Beatrice Asomaning discusses winning 4A state discus title - Tacoma News Tribune

Olympia's Beatrice Asomaning discusses winning 4A state discus title  Tacoma News Tribune

Olympia High School senior Beatrice Asomaning, a Washington commit, discusses winning her first Class 4A state discus title on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at ...

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia Development breaks ground on $70M office building with DMC, takes steps to fix public image - Curbed Detroit

Olympia Development breaks ground on $70M office building with DMC, takes steps to fix public image  Curbed Detroit

After weeks of getting hammered by the media and public for not building out District Detroit, the area around Little Caesars Arena, Olympia Development has ...

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia High School team sails to national competition in Maine this weekend - The Olympian

Olympia High School team sails to national competition in Maine this weekend  The Olympian

The Olympia High School sailing team is headed to their second national competition of the season this Memorial Day weekend after placing 11th of 20 in the ...

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Royal College Grad! Princess Olympia of Greece Poses in Cap and Gown as She Graduates NYU - PEOPLE.com

Royal College Grad! Princess Olympia of Greece Poses in Cap and Gown as She Graduates NYU  PEOPLE.com

Princess Olympia, daughter of Crown Prince Pavlos and Crown Princess Marie-Chantal, rocked her grad cap in front of the Met Opera in NYC.

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Save the Date for the Olympia Farmers Market Berry Harvest Celebration, Saturday, June 29, 2019 - ThurstonTalk

Save the Date for the Olympia Farmers Market Berry Harvest Celebration, Saturday, June 29, 2019  ThurstonTalk

The Olympia Farmers Market is pleased to announce its annual Berry Harvest Celebration will occur on Saturday, June 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the ...

Published on 23 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Prescott Film Festival "Olympia" - Signals AZ

Prescott Film Festival "Olympia"  Signals AZ

USA • 2018 • 93min • Narrative Feature Olympia Welles (McKenzie Chinn) is a struggling Chicago artist on the precipice of 30. She has big dreams, a dead end ...

Published on 23 May 2019 | 3:13 am


Things to Do in Olympia and Surrounding Areas Memorial Day Weekend: 24-27 - ThurstonTalk

Things to Do in Olympia and Surrounding Areas Memorial Day Weekend: 24-27  ThurstonTalk

While many of you may be headed out of town for Memorial Day weekend, there are plenty of things to do in Olympia, Lacey and throughouth Thurston County ...

Published on 22 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Case centered on sexual harassment at Olympia Sports set for arbitration hearing - The Pennsylvania Record

Case centered on sexual harassment at Olympia Sports set for arbitration hearing  The Pennsylvania Record

PHILADELPHIA – A sexual harassment lawsuit brought by a former sales associate for Olympia Sports based on allegedly threatening physical and verbal ...

Published on 22 May 2019 | 7:00 am


SPSCC’s ‘Fun Home’ makes a big impression on local theater lovers - The Olympian

SPSCC’s ‘Fun Home’ makes a big impression on local theater lovers  The Olympian

Local theater-goers are abuzz about South Puget Sound Community College's production of “Fun Home,” the 2015 Tony-winning musical about a graphic ...

Published on 22 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia High School pitcher has been beating the odds since birth - KING5.com

Olympia High School pitcher has been beating the odds since birth  KING5.com

The star pitcher at Olympia High School is leading his team to the state tournament, despite a lifelong physical challenge.

Published on 22 May 2019 | 7:00 am


The ever-evolving Makedonians play Balkan music that ‘breaks the frame’ - The Olympian

The ever-evolving Makedonians play Balkan music that ‘breaks the frame’  The Olympian

The Makedonians are an ever-evolving band playing May 27, 2019, in Olympia. Over the years, some 200 musicians have been members. The result is a ...

Published on 22 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Students Look to the Skies at the Port of Olympia's Aviation Day - ThurstonTalk

Students Look to the Skies at the Port of Olympia's Aviation Day  ThurstonTalk

On Friday, May 10, 66 students from Black Hills and Tumwater High Schools met at the Olympia Regional Airport for Aviation Day from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. ...

Published on 22 May 2019 | 7:00 am


What’s Happening for May 21 - The Olympian

What’s Happening for May 21  The Olympian

Stop the Sweeps March to City Hall: Just Housing and other advocates for the homeless plan to rally at 5 p.m. at Isthmus Park, 529 Fourth Ave. W., then march to ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 11:01 am


‘Stop the sweeps’ demonstrators oppose clearing of homeless camps - The Olympian

‘Stop the sweeps’ demonstrators oppose clearing of homeless camps  The Olympian

A few dozen people marched through downtown Olympia on Tuesday evening to protest the city's clearing of homeless camps. The group gathered at Isthmus ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia's Rigg, Asomaning Shine at 4A WCD Track and Field Championships - ThurstonTalk

Olympia's Rigg, Asomaning Shine at 4A WCD Track and Field Championships  ThurstonTalk

Katelyn Rigg had opened a sizeable lead with 200 meters to go. In fact, there was only one runner that loomed as any kind of threat as she exited the Up next for ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


‘The same as every other kid.’ With prosthetic, pitcher Came leads Olympia to semis - The Olympian

‘The same as every other kid.’ With prosthetic, pitcher Came leads Olympia to semis  The Olympian

The Olympia High School baseball team has advanced to the Class 4A state semifinals behind the contributions of pitcher Michael Came, who has a prosthetic ...

Published on 21 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia mom is worried about travel with baby amid measles outbreak - KING5.com

Olympia mom is worried about travel with baby amid measles outbreak  KING5.com

A sixth case of measles was confirmed in Western Washington last week, with a common exposure site of Sea-Tac Airport on April 25. According to the Public ...

Published on 20 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Students attend youth legislature in Olympia | Etcetera | union-bulletin.com - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Students attend youth legislature in Olympia | Etcetera | union-bulletin.com  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Nearly 60 middle and high school students from Walla Walla visited Olympia May 7-11 for the 72nd Washington State Youth Legislature conference as part of a ...

Published on 20 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia police seek more information about downtown stabbing - The Olympian

Olympia police seek more information about downtown stabbing  The Olympian

A 20-year-old man was stabbed in the arm Saturday night in downtown Olympia, according to police.

Published on 19 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Editorial: Spokane's delegation did well in Olympia - The Spokesman-Review

Editorial: Spokane's delegation did well in Olympia  The Spokesman-Review

We recently spoke with Washington Sen. Andy Billig, D-Spokane, and agree with his bottom-line assessment of the 2019 legislative session. “It was an ...

Published on 19 May 2019 | 7:00 am


State tournament regional baseball roundup: Gig Harbor, Capital, Olympia, Fife advance to semifinals - Tacoma News Tribune

State tournament regional baseball roundup: Gig Harbor, Capital, Olympia, Fife advance to semifinals  Tacoma News Tribune

Holding on to a massive 11-2 lead in the Class 3A state tournament baseball quarterfinal matchup against Ingraham at Heidelberg Park in Tacoma on Saturday ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 7:00 am


What’s Happening for May 18 - The Olympian

What’s Happening for May 18  The Olympian

International Military Band Concert: This free Armed Forces Day concert will honor the *service* of World War II veterans who will be in attendance. This year's ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Olympia water polo falls in state final to end season | Observer Preps - West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Olympia water polo falls in state final to end season | Observer Preps  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

By the time the final whistle had been blown, the Olympia boys water polo team found themselves on a side they had only experienced once all season.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 7:00 am








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