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Fun things to do this week in Thurston County  The Olympian

Events and things to do include attending Olympia's Wooden Boat Fair, partying with Olympia Downtown Alliance at Oly Third Thursday, seeing the film ...



Madigan Opens River Ridge High School Clinic | Military Life  Nisqually Valley News

Students in Lacey's River Ridge High School can now access healthcare on campus thanks to the opening of a new school-based health clinic.



No Shortage of Talent in Girls' 400 at River Ridge High School This Season  ThurstonTalk

Erroll Harris, an assistant coach for the River Ridge High School girls' track team, originally got the quote from his father and passed it on to Taryn Seniors Lucas ...



Partial lockdown lifted at River Ridge High School, police say  The Olympian

A partial lockdown at River Ridge High School has been lifted, Lacey police Sgt. Jaime Newcomb said Thursday.



River Ridge High School's Larson Twins Raised on Hawks Baseball  ThurstonTalk

Neither brother can remember a time where they weren't associated with Hawks athletics as their father, Gary Larson, has worked and coached at the school ...



They’ve got spirit, yes they do. And now they have a second state title, too.  The Olympian

River Ridge High School cheerleaders are state champions for the second year in the row.



Unified Basketball Brings South Sound Students from North Thurston, Timberline, River Ridge, Yelm and Olympia Together to Compete.  ThurstonTalk

The South Sound Unified Basketball season started January 12, 2019 as teams from North Thurston, Timberline, River Ridge, Yelm and Olympia competed.



New principal hired for River Ridge High School in Lacey  The Olympian

Serenity Malloy has been hired as the new principal for River Ridge High School in Lacey.



What’s Happening for Feb. 2  The Olympian

Olympia Oshogatsu: The Olympia-Kato Sister City Association and the River Ridge High School Band will host the Olympia Oshogatsu from noon to 4 p.m. at ...



Behind Athletic Lamar Campbell, River Ridge Boys Basketball Looks to Return to Winning  ThurstonTalk

Controlled chaos. That's exactly what River Ridge boys basketball coach Pat Williams wants to see from his players this season every time they step out on.



Joel Mellin and Herb Polu: Two Big Reasons for River Ridge's Football Success  ThurstonTalk

Joel Mellin has been the starting right tackle at River Ridge High School for the past two seasons. On the opposite side of the 6-foot-4, 325-pound Mellin.



River Ridge High School class of 2016  The Olympian

River Ridge High School in Lacey celebrated the graduation of its class of 2016 at a ceremony at 7 p.m. Monday at Saint Martin's University.



River Ridge High School Track Coach Phil Lonborg Teaches Life Lessons for 23 Years  ThurstonTalk

His legacy won't just be the trophies, the thrilling come-from-behind victories to win another state championship in track. What Phil Lonborg, who is.



Thrifty Thurston Goes Holiday Shopping at Local Bazaars and Fairs  ThurstonTalk

Craft fairs are the ideal places to shop during the holiday season, and with a variety of events in Thurston County, be prepared to shop until you drop.



Through tears and heartache, Colton Thorstrom-Smith’s mother remembers her son  The Olympian

Colton Thorstrom-Smith, the recent River Ridge High School graduate who died in a car crash over the weekend, was remembered Tuesday as someone who ...



Lacey Loves to Read Celebrates 16 years with Graphic Novelist Kazu Kibuishi  ThurstonTalk

The Lacey Loves to Read Committee is excited to announce our 2019 author is Kazu Kibuishi, New York Times Best Selling author/illustrator of the Amulet ...



Lacey student overcomes homelessness to earn college scholarships  KING5.com

A formerly homeless student from Lacey earned himself a new place to live this fall: a dorm room at Eastern Washington University.



Coroner identifies teen who died in single-car crash on Carpenter Road  The Olympian

The 17-year-old River Ridge High School student who died over the weekend was identified Monday as Colton Thorstrom-Smith, according to the Thurston ...



Pumpkin Patches and Fall Activities in Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

This fall is filled with a number of activities for couples, families or friends. All around Thurston County, events begin September 1 and run through Halloween.



Goals Abound for Unified Soccer Olympia Area League  ThurstonTalk

Teams from area high schools competed in soccer games at Ingersol Stadium Saturday, April 20, 2019 as part of the Unified Olympia Area League. Partnering ...



Lacey council OKs agreement for 623-unit development near River Ridge  The Olympian

Despite a resident's concerns about tree preservation, Lacey City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a development agreement tied to a residential ...



Aztec Lanes Encourages High School Bowlers to Pursue Their Talents  ThurstonTalk

For the past 13 years, Aztec Lanes in Olympia has been helping local high school girls discover the fun of bowling. North Thurston High School (NTHS), ...



It won’t be hard to get kids interested in this Lacey Loves to Read graphic novel  Tacoma News Tribune

Graphic novelist Kazu Kibuishi is really popular for someone who talks a lot about homework. The Lacey Loves to Read author and creator of the best-selling ...



Parents upset over plan to change North Thurston school boundaries  The Olympian

The final forum on proposed boundary changes for North Thurston Public Schools is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 23) at Timberline High School.



Eric Sundberg - River Ridge High School Standout Across the Board  ThurstonTalk

By Tom Rohrer Eric Sundberg is the exception. Most high school students are not always thankful for a busy schedule filled with a wide variety of.



Teen killed in single car crash near Lacey  The Olympian

A 17-year-old driver was killed in an early morning crash on Saturday, according to Sgt. Carla Carter, a spokeswoman with the Thurston County Sheriff's Office.



SPEAK Teens Educate Peers on Healthy Relationships  ThurstonTalk

Every Monday night in a dining room, a vital meeting takes place. A small group of teens sit under warm lighting around a wooden table. Every now and SPEAK ...



Fostering Equity Education in the North Thurston Public Schools  ThurstonTalk

Equity is defined as justice according to natural law or right, specifically freedom from bias or favoritism. While a simple concept, it can be difficult to focus on in ...



Students must sign dance contract: No twerking, no ‘sex’ dancing  Q13 FOX

LACEY, Wash. -- Students and their parents had to sign contracts before they could go to homecoming dances at River Ridge and North Thurston high schools ...



City of Lacey Prepares for Winter Weather  ThurstonTalk

City of Lacey Maintenance crews are preparing to respond to the National Weather *Service's* Winter Weather Advisory. The advisory will remain in effect from ...



Pac-12 football programs get influx of players from Thurston County  The Olympian

Welcome to the Pac-12, Thurston County. What happened on Wednesday isn't unprecedented in the lower South Sound, but it isn't common either.



Lacey STEM Fair Explores the Future on May 4  ThurstonTalk

Laceys' annual S.T.E.M. Fair always focuses on science, technology, and the future but the 2019 date will bring even more as May 4 ties in with Star Wars and ...



It's All About the Win for River Ridge Senior Makenna Schultz  ThurstonTalk

Makenna Schultz stands at 5-foot-2. By basketball standards that's not very tall. And while her stature may be small, it seems her shoulders are plenty.



City of Lacey Selects New Police Chief  ThurstonTalk

On December 6, Lacey City Manager Scott Spence announced Ken Semko has accepted the City's offer to serve as Lacey's next Police Chief.



Lacey City Council Accepting Applications for Council Vacancy  ThurstonTalk

The Lacey City Council is accepting applications for appointment to the Position #3 vacancy until 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2019.



Six Thurston County Teens Graduate from Washington Youth Academy  ThurstonTalk

Six Thurston County teens graduated on December 17 from the Washington Youth Academy representing five different area high schools.



North Thurston school boundary changes proposed  The Olympian

No pain? That wasn't an option with the changes that are being proposed next week by North Thurston Public Schools' Boundary Review Committee, according ...



Thrifty Thurston Finds Fun at Lacey Spring Fun Fair 2018  ThurstonTalk

With free entertainment, rides, live performances and local vendors, this year's Lacey Spring Fun Fair on May 19 and 20 is sure to be the best yet.



High school football  The Olympian

With input from coaches, each year The Olympian selects its All-Area football team that traditionally publishes on Thanksgiving Day. This year, 12 schools are ...



Lacey native says 'anything is possible' after winning on 'America's Next Top Model'  The Olympian

River Ridge graduate and Lacey native Kyla Coleman was announced as the winner the 24th cycle of the show hosted by modeling icon Tyra Banks on ...



Trick-or-Treat around Olympia and throughout Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

Starting as early as October 25, there are plenty of places to go trick-or-treating in and around Olympia and Thurston County.



Memorial Service to be Held for Beloved Sports Commentator Larry McMillan  ThurstonTalk

For McMillan, it wasn't just about his weekly commitment to doing color commentary for local sports and being the voice on the radio. It was about making friends ...



Lacey Marks 28 Years as a 'Tree City USA'  ThurstonTalk

The City of Lacey — one of the first cities in Washington to receive the National Arbor Day Foundation's “Tree City USA” award — will soon mark its 28th ...



Lacey Holiday Tree Pick Up Schedule Saturday, January 5  ThurstonTalk

Saturday, January 5, local Boy Scouts Troops 222 and 101 will provide curbside pick-up of holiday trees for Lacey residents who live within City of Lacey limits.



Ken and Julie Brogan's Toscana Apartments Offer New Housing Options in Lacey  ThurstonTalk

This burgeoning apartment complex is in high demand and the new units are a welcome fixture that will add more living space to the city's tight housing market.



The City of Lacey and Local Boy Scouts Team Up for Annual Christmas Tree Round Up  ThurstonTalk

The City of Lacey and local Boy Scout (BSA) Troops 222 and 101 have partnered again for the annual Christmas Tree Round Up. This is an opportunity for ...



2019 Thurston County Easter Egg Hunts and Activities  ThurstonTalk

Grab your baskets, it's Easter egg hunting season! There are even a couple hunts for those that are kids-at-heart! Find plenty of Thurston County Easter eggs ...



Community Invited to RAC Field-Replacement Celebration March 21  ThurstonTalk

The City of Lacey Parks & Recreation Department invites the community to the Regional Athletic Complex (RAC) Field-Replacement Celebration on Thursday, ...



MiSo 3 Years Later: Still Fit. Fast. Fresh. And Fun  ThurstonTalk

A lot has happened since Halloween three years ago when they opened up their first MiSo on the corner of Lacey Boulevard and College Street. Happy ...



Allstate's Amy Phan Translates Insurance for Thurston's Vietnamese Community  ThurstonTalk

Amy Phan, who joined Ronelle Funk's Lacey Allstate Insurance office in October, is multilingual. She speaks English, Vietnamese and Teochew, a lesser known ...



Ways to Celebrate African-American History Month 2019  ThurstonTalk

February is African-American History Month and with it brings opportunities to learn more about the African American people who have helped shape our ...



2018 4th of July Firework Displays in Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

With average temperatures in the 70s, Thurston County is the perfect place to celebrate the 4th of July, with plenty of firework shows taking place in Olympia, ...



Long Lake Park Hosts Concrete Canoe Competition April 13  ThurstonTalk

The City of Lacey's Long Lake Park will host a Concrete Canoe Competition on Saturday, April 13 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m..



School Board to Honor Manhas at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony  ThurstonTalk

The North Thurston Public Schools Board of Directors will honor former superintendent Raj Manhas at a ribbon-cutting and naming ceremony at 6:00 p.m., July ...



3rd Annual Tumwater Community Summit May 1, 2019  ThurstonTalk

Now in its third year, this annual community-wide event brings together school, community, and business leaders to discuss topics impacting the health and ...



Providence Opens Immediate Care Clinic in Hawks Prairie  ThurstonTalk

Meeting the needs of the growing community, Providence Medical Group in Southwest Washington has added a third immediate care clinic in Thurston County, ...



At March For Our Lives Olympia, students call for action to stop school shootings  The Olympian

Thousands turned out Saturday for the March For Our Lives Olympia against gun violence and school shootings. It was one of hundreds of demonstrations ...



Yelm's Magnetic Appeal: Rural Community is State's 9th Fastest Growing  ThurstonTalk

Yelm is the ninth fastest growing city in Washington State according to data released by the American Community Survey, a publication of the United States ...



Thurston County Chamber Announces 2018 Boss of the Year Honorees  ThurstonTalk

The Thurston County Chamber is proud to announce the ninth annual Boss of the Year honorees. Co-sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, this ...



9 Not-to-Miss Craft Fairs and Holiday Bazaars in Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

Holiday bazaars and craft fairs are a great way to support local crafters and artists. Step inside 8 of our favorite holiday bazaars around Olympia.



Celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2019 in Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

Ready for St. Patrick's Day? There are plenty of places in Thurston County that will be serving up delicious Irish fare, music, and, of course, Guinness and Irish ...



Eat, Play, Stay or Explore: Discover Lacey Campaign Helps Promote Local Businesses  ThurstonTalk

The Lacey South Sound Chamber is excited to announce the launch of Discover Lacey; a tourism and hospitality marketing campaign that encourages residents ...



Student Voices Heard by North Thurston Public Schools Administrators and School Board  ThurstonTalk

Voices of North Thurston Public Schools (NTPS) students are being heard. New Superintendent Dr. Deb Clemens introduced the Student Voice initiative as part ...



Michael Steadman's Common Denominator: Relationships  ThurstonTalk

Relationships are key to how Michael Steadman functions as a council member and the CEO of Steadman Properties, a commercial leasing company his father ...



Things To Do in Olympia and Surrounding Areas This Weekend: March 15-17  ThurstonTalk

Those looking to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, are in luck, with a weekend event calendar full of blarney and shenanigans. If the wearing o' the green is not your ...



Thrifty Thurston Looks at Christmas Lights  ThurstonTalk

Christmas lights add warmth and holiday spirit to this season, and Thurston County is full of locations to see them.



Coastal Salish Welcome All to Sa'Heh'Wa'Mish Days Powwow  ThurstonTalk

The Squaxin Island Tribe, the People of the Water, are renowned hosts. In 2012, they welcomed 104 canoes from all over the Northwest to their ancestral home, ...



Olympia Farmers Market Receives Funding to Continue Fresh Bucks Program in 2019  ThurstonTalk

The Olympia Farmers Market is pleased to announce they have received funding to continue their *Fresh* Bucks Program for all of 2019.



Running is a Way of Life for Coach and Teacher Linda Huyck  ThurstonTalk

By Isabelle Morrison Running is more than the act itself; it is empowering, and it can keep you both physically and emotionally healthy. Linda.



Browse and Search Historical Publications with New Washington Digital Newspapers Website  ThurstonTalk

The Washington State Library, a division of the Office of Secretary of State, has launched a new website for the Washington Digital Newspapers program.



The City of Lacey's Affordable Housing Strategy Encourages Housing for All  ThurstonTalk

Over one-third of Thurston County residents spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing. The City of Lacey is working to combat the increase in ...



Olympia Symphony Orchestra Staff is Instrumental in Bringing Music to the Community  ThurstonTalk

An orchestra is not just one person. It is a whole team of individuals, each working together to produce something spectacular. Each musician, whether they are ...



Black Hills Gets Multiple Medals at Boys' State Track Championships from Carter and Popchock  ThurstonTalk

The bar for next year's track and field season has been established. A total of six Thurston County athletes placed at the Class 2A state high school boys' track ...



Chad Sutter's Business is in Recycling, His Heart is in the Community  ThurstonTalk

Chad Sutter sees value in recyclables, in economic opportunities in our region, and in the youth of our community. He started his scrap metal business, Chad ...



People in Public Service: Lacey Police Chief Dusty Pierpoint Says Thanks for 33 Great Years  ThurstonTalk

Lacey police Chief Dusty Pierpoint has had a sterling career in law enforcement that has spanned 33 years.



Thurston County Prepares for Winter Weather  ThurstonTalk

Maintenance crews at the Public Works Department are gearing up for a second round of winter weather. The National Weather *Service* has issued a Winter ...



Evergreen Students Give Back to their Communities Throughout the Year  ThurstonTalk

With 2019 in full swing, many businesses and organizations have concluded their charitable giving and community involvement after the holiday season. But for ...



North Thurston Public Schools Homeless Education Staff: Overcoming Homelessness on the Road to Graduation  ThurstonTalk

High school graduation is a very, very big deal. Thanks to the tireless support of district employees from the North Thurston Public Schools Homeless Education ...



Holiday Activities in Olympia and Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

From the start of November through December 25, there are plenty of holiday activities in Olympia, Yelm, Tumwater, Lacey and throughout Thurston County.



City of Olympia: Complimentary Time Limited Parking for Rest of February  ThurstonTalk

Congratulations, you survived the Snowpocalypse. Now break that cabin fever with a visit Downtown, and enjoy complimentary, time limited parking Feb. 20 - 28 ...



I-5/Marvin Road Diverging Diamond Interchange Work Kicks Off in Lacey  ThurstonTalk

Users of the Interstate 5/State Route 510 (Marvin Road) interchange will get a front-row seat as work kicks off to build Washington state's first diverging diamond ...



AG West Black Hills outlasts Tumwater 22-17 to take Pioneer Bowl  ThurstonTalk

Sometimes the little brother does win. A packed, divided and Tumwater resident friendly stadium was full of jubilation, shock, sadness and joy after the.



Thurston County to Conduct Annual Homeless Census on January 24  ThurstonTalk

On Thursday, January 24, 2019, Thurston County will conduct the annual Homeless Census to determine who in Thurston County is homeless and why.



Introducing Doctor Chad Bender to Washington Orthopaedic Center  ThurstonTalk

Hippocrates said, “Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.” This sentiment perfectly describes Dr. Chad Bender, with his love of ...



Olympia Harbor Days Tug of the Month: Danni K  ThurstonTalk

DANNI K was built in Seattle in 1916 by Alex Callerm for the Snohomish River Boom Company of Everett, Washington. Originally named the George S., she ...



Old Historic Prairie Grange Preserved through Partnership with Starbucks  ThurstonTalk

The Old Chambers Prairie Grange is experiencing a renaissance. In October of 2015, Tom Schrader purchased the old grange with the hope of turning it into ...



Chiropractor - Eastside Chiropractic Archives  ThurstonTalk

ThurstonTalk is a community social network delivering positive stories about what it's like to live, work and play in Thurston County Washington, including ...



City of Olympia Offering Free Storm Debris Drop Off This Weekend  ThurstonTalk

To support residents as they clean out broken tree limbs and other plant debris from the recent snowstorm, the City of Olympia will be offering two locations to ...



Sights Set High for Views on Fifth in Olympia  ThurstonTalk

As a kid, Ken Brogan used to ride his bicycle around the old Capitol Center Building. It was built a year after he was born and by the time he was in high school, ...



Public Comment Invited on Two City of Lacey Plans  ThurstonTalk

The City of Lacey invites input on its draft Depot District Subarea Plan and draft Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan at a public hearing on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, ...



Lacey Brats, Brews and Bands is Back and Better than Ever  ThurstonTalk

August may be nearing its end. The warm sunny days may be getting shorter. Kids may be gearing up for school. But worry not! Summer isn't over until it's over.



Washington Business Bank Announces Stock Listing  ThurstonTalk

Washington Business Bank's common stock has begun trading on the OTC marketplace under the symbol “WBZB”.



Thurston EDC Helps Local Food Stay Local with New Agricultural Business and Innovation Park in Tenino  ThurstonTalk

Soon the Thurston Region's local food system will be getting an upgrade. The Thurston Economic Development Council is leading a coalition of public and ...



Caytlin Johnston and Morgan Lasko Have Grit, Talent to Thrive in NTPS Gymnastics  ThurstonTalk

Clearly, Caytlin Johnston and Morgan Lasko have that inner gusto to excel in gymnastics. Besides the natural talent to do the unnatural – flips on a beam and ...



Thurston County Continues 24-Hour Snow and Storm Response  ThurstonTalk

Thurston County Public Works crews were responding 24-hours a day during the weekend to ensure primary roads were safe to travel and services were ...



City of Olympia Announces Complimentary Time Limited Parking for the Holidays  ThurstonTalk

Enjoy complimentary, time limited parking December 12 – 24, 2018 in the City of Olympia, at all 2‐hour (purple) and 3‐hour (green) parking meters! This does ...



Freedom Boat Club Olympia Grand Opening  ThurstonTalk

Freedom Boat Club, the world's largest members-only boating club, is holding a grand opening celebration for its new club in Olympia at Swantown Marina and ...



Join Uline's Team of Excellence at New Lacey Warehouse: Job Fair August 18  ThurstonTalk

On Saturday, August 18, interested applicants are invited to Uline's new Lacey building for a one-day Job Fair. The Lacey campus at 3131 ...



Providence St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center Hosting Community Talks on Gambling, Gaming and Apps  ThurstonTalk

The Providence St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center will host another in its series on substance abuse issues March 9 at 5:00 p.m..



Panorama and Senior Services for South Sound Offers Three Ways to Help Homeless Seniors  ThurstonTalk

Every day we meet a new homeless senior,” says Jolene Black, Deputy Director of Senior Services for South Sound. “It's a sign of our times.” Here are three ...



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