Meet Rising Musical Star & Olympia Native, Ethan Tucker

Meet Rising Musical Star & Olympia Native, Ethan Tucker

It’s no secret, I love 4th Ave. A lot of music history has been made on this famous corridor. ...

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Growing Up Oly – Reflections on Raising a Family in Olympia

Growing Up Oly – Reflections on Raising a Family in Olympia

Rewind to the fall of 1980. My mother had barely blown out the candles on her birthday cake when ...

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Olympia Urban Chickens Inspire Children’s Book

Olympia Urban Chickens Inspire Children’s Book

You can tell a lot about a person by the way they react during times of adversity. Do they succumb ...

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Non-Profit Coffee Shop Promotes Excellence in Coffee and Community

Non-Profit Coffee Shop Promotes Excellence in Coffee and Community

When I first walked into Sound City Coffee, I got excited. I may have even said, “This place is ...

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Raven Redbone | “Make No Bones About It”

Raven Redbone | “Make No Bones About It”

For many of us, Thurston County has changed a lot in the last ten years. Just look at Lacey with ...

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Kitzel’s Deli in Olympia Brings Conversation (and Knish) to Downtown

Kitzel’s Deli in Olympia Brings Conversation (and Knish) to Downtown

Standing in front of Hava Aviv I can sense that I am in the presence of a very bold, ambitious ...

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Glass Elevator: Take a Ride

Glass Elevator: Take a Ride

Let me put it in rock and roll perspective. It all started the night of Fall Arts Walk, Mike and I ...

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When looking for toys in Olympia, chances are you’ll Wind Up Here

When looking for toys in Olympia, chances are you’ll Wind Up Here

It is virtually impossible to walk into Wind Up Here without feeling the corners of your mouth curl ...

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West Olympia Farmers Market

West Olympia Farmers Market

The sun was bright on the canvas tops that covered the vendor stalls at the West Olympia Farmers’ ...

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Olympia Coffee Roasters: The difference between direct trade and fair trade

Olympia Coffee Roasters: The difference between direct trade and fair trade

Oliver (left) and Sam (right) started as baristas. But now they are the proud owners of Olympia ...

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Life is full of cabbage

Cabbage

The first week of school is and always will be very, very full. Not only are we wrapping up summer …

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What Does $1 Million Buy in Olympia?

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Million dollar homes are not what most people think of when they explore the Olympia real estate market. Yet, considering …

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Keep Your Home’s Crawl Space Dry

Water Next To Home

There is no doubt; I live in a very wet place. From November to March we get an average of …

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