Community

O Bee CU Launches Campaign Aimed at Spreading Kindness

Kindness is contagious. With that in mind, O Bee Credit Union has launched an effort to spread kindness and encourage community members to do the same. As Covid lingers, and pandemic […]

Pierce College Chancellor set to retire

After 45 years of teaching and leadership at Pierce College, including 15 years as a faculty member, 6 years as president of Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, and 17 years as […]

Jason Whalen Appointed as Mayor of Lakewood

In early January, Jason Whalen was appointed by the Lakewood City Council to the position of Mayor. Mary Moss was appointed to the position of Deputy Mayor. Whalen is Lakewood’s […]

Youth Marine brings Training Vessel to Tacoma

The Tacoma Youth Marine Foundation will soon be home to a state-of-the-art training vessel designed to provide maritime skill training and marine science education for youth. The Youth Marine Foundation […]

China to be Featured Country at APCC’s 24th Annual New Year Celebration

It’s one of Asia Pacific Cultural Center’s (APCC) favorite events of the year—the Annual New Year’s Celebration. Showcasing China as the featured host nation, the 24th annual event will be […]

The TwinStar Credit Union Difference

When you put the community first, people notice. TwinStar Credit Union is certainly making people notice. Their two-fold community outreach approach includes the TwinStar Foundation and strong corporate giving coupled […]

TLT Presents the Wizard of Oz

THE WIZARD OF OZ There’s no place like home for the holidays as Tacoma Little Theatre continues its 103rd Season, “The Start of Something New”, with The Wizard of OZ. […]

Washington State History Museum hosts 25th annual Model Train Festival

For 25 years, the Washington State History Museum has been bringing families, friends, and train enthusiasts together for an annual model train festival. Train clubs from the region bring their […]

Puget Sound Ortho Welcomes Dr. Vercio

Passionate about “educating patients and putting their hands back together again,” Dr. Rob Vercio is honored to have the opportunity to provide care for the people in the community that […]

Harlequin Presents Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Harlequin Productions presents Producing Artistic Director Aaron Lamb’s new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, November 26 – December 31 at the State Theater in downtown Olympia.. Hailed as […]

Ballet Northwest Present The Nutcracker

Ballet Northwest’s The Nutcracker, Olympia’s holiday favorite for 37 years, is returning to The Washington Center in December with breathtaking sets brilliantly created by local artist, Jill Carter. Ballet Northwest […]

Olympia’s LoveOly Winter Fest

Mark your calendar for Sunday, November 28, 2021 (the Sunday after Thanksgiving) for LoveOly Winter Fest 2021, noon to 6 p.m. at 5th & Washington. Enjoy live music and performances, […]

Taking Care of Our Senior Population

We’ve heard about it for decades — the American population is older than it has ever been. The mean age has increased by nearly ten years since 1960. What that […]

Meet Sumner’s Cool Vintage: Inta Vintage

Owner Pam Johnson describes her store Inta Vintage in Sumner’s Main Street shopping district as a unique shop with something for everyone. Inta Vintage has 7,500 square feet dedicated to […]

The Kids are Doing Alright

We all love our kids and want them to grow up to be strong, intelligent, and kind people. Lofty goals. To help us reach that goal, the South Sound is […]

OlyFed Celebrates 115 Years

Founded in 1906, Olympia Federal Savings (OlyFed) began as a mutual bank to help the community save in a safe and secure manner, while providing loans to make home ownership […]

Enjoy the Sounds of the Season

Holidays can feel like days of busyness. From gift shopping to party planning to decorating, it can feel like the season rushes by and is over before you know it. […]

Lakewold Garden’s Susan Warner

Bringing art, music, and nature together, Susan Warner, executive director of Lakewold Gardens, is continuing a lifelong journey creating programs and building experiences based on collections that create conversations about […]

Dick Pust: A Life in Radio

One day in 1959, a 19-year-old man willing to “do anything” walked into Olympia’s KGY radio station and asked about employment. That small action, and his ability to type, landed […]

MultiCare’s Corks & Crush

Three hundred and ninety four compassion-driven community members registered for this year’s Corks & Crush. The virtual event raised over $711,000 to help grow neurological services and stroke education at […]

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