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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Olympia High Students Participate in STAY WOKE Rally on March 18  ThurstonTalk

On Monday, March 18, the Washington Center for the Performing Arts will host an event dedicated to promoting youth voice to end oppression in our community.



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 ...



Gabby Wade: Standout Alum Returns to Coach River Ridge Girls Basketball  ThurstonTalk

Standout alum Gabby Wade returns to River Ridge girls basketball to coach the Hawk's in what they hope will be a State Championship season.



Lacey Cultural Celebration: New Name, Lots of the Same Great Experiences March 2  ThurstonTalk

Submitted by Jeannette Sieler, Recreation Supervisor for the City of Lacey. Where can you experience the sights, sounds, tastes, colors, cultures, and customs ...



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), ...



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.



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.



River Ridge High School Students Join in Upcoming Jazz Ambassadors Concert  ThurstonTalk

When the United States Army's Jazz Ambassadors come to town on April 10, three local teenagers will have the honor of joining them in concert. Payton.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Olympia School District Appreciates Pam Barker's Years of Service  ThurstonTalk

Pam Barker has been a vital part of the Olympia School District (OSD) for over 15 years, but at the end of 2019 she is retiring.



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 ...



North Thurston Public Schools' VOICE Program Looks for Community Job Partners  ThurstonTalk

By Laurie O'Brien For students with developmental disabilities, creating a life after high school can be difficult. Thankfully public school.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Olympia Yacht Club's Parade of Lighted Ships Scheduled for December 1  ThurstonTalk

The Olympia Yacht Club's (OYC) Annual 2018 Parade of Lighted Ships scheduled for Saturday, December 1 includes several activities that enhance this ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Construction Begins on Olympia Park's First Sprayground  ThurstonTalk

If you've driven or walked down Harrison Avenue recently, you may have noticed the temporary construction fencing blocking off most of Woodruff Park.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



City of Olympia Wants Public Input for Off-Leash Dog Parks and Mountain Bike Trails  ThurstonTalk

Submitted by City of Olympia. Currently there are no dedicated off-leash dog areas in Olympia's park system. To respond to high demand for these areas, ...



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 ...



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..



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.



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, ...



Olympia to Host Members of Parliament from Tajikistan  ThurstonTalk

Friendship Force of Greater Olympia [FFGO] is honored to announce it will be hosting a delegation of three Members of Parliament and three administrative staff ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Olympia Symphony Orchestra's 'Lovers Lane' Concert Features Local Icon Robert Jorgensen  ThurstonTalk

When concert pianist Robert Jorgensen takes the stage at Washington Center for the Performing Arts on February 10, he'll be surrounded by current and former ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Olympia's Sloan Shipyard: A Tale of Bad Planning and Lack of Foresight  ThurstonTalk

The Sloan Shipyard was established in March 1917 at the end of Washington Street near where the port cranes are now and began construction on its first ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Developer Walker John of Urban Olympia on Laurana and Revitalizing Downtown Olympia  ThurstonTalk

A sit down with Walker John, the behind-the-scenes real estate developer and owner of Urban Olympia, to discuss projects past, present, and future.



Getting to Know You: Who are the Olympia Master Builders?  ThurstonTalk

Perhaps you've been to the Tour of Homes or the annual Big Home and Garden Show, but did you ever find yourself wondering, “who are the Olympia Master ...



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 ...



Visit a Thurston County Christmas Tree Farm for an Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Experience  ThurstonTalk

There is nothing like the smell of a *fresh*-cut Christmas tree to bring the holidays to life. For most families, the act of picking out the tree kicks-off the holiday ...



It Takes A Village: Birth and Parenting Expo (2019-03-23)  ThurstonTalk

Natural Birth and Parenting Expo. Featuring parent educator Candyce Bollinger. Come learn more about natural and holistic services and products available to ...



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, ...



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.



Imprints of Our Past: The 2018 Holiday Tour of Historic Homes  ThurstonTalk

he history of a place is unique as a fingerprint. Every year, the Holiday Tour of Historic Homes showcases stunning examples of Olympia's architectural and ...



Arts Walk Maps Now Available  ThurstonTalk

Submitted by City of Olympia Maps for Spring Arts Walk are now available throughout downtown Olympia at participating businesses, The Olympia Center and.



Alzheimer's Conference Set to Come to Olympia  ThurstonTalk

Submitted by Lynessa Stone, Community Outreach Director & V.P. of Marketing, Advanced Health Care. Every 65 seconds – that's how often someone in the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Providence Medical Group's Diabetes Prevention Program Accepting Patients  ThurstonTalk

Ready to begin building health habits for life? At risk for developing Type Diabetes? Ready taking preventative action? Help is on its way! Providence Medical ...



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 ...



Reading Tutor Unlocks Learning Potential for Students with Dyslexia  ThurstonTalk

Sandra is a tutor. But reading therapy is not like ordinary tutoring. In this office, Sandra conducts numerous hours of sessions with countless students in Thurston ...



National School Walkout: 95 Schools Participating In Puget Sound  Seattle, WA Patch

95 Puget Sound Schools Will Walkout Wednesday - Seattle, WA - Hundreds of students around Puget Sound will walk out out of school in protest of gun violence ...



Olympia Mayor Cheryl Selby to attend NOVA Middle School  ThurstonTalk

On October 15, NOVA Middle School will host a panel discussion for its students. Attendees will include five current and former elected officials. The event will be ...



Come Alive with 'The Greatest Showman Sing-Along' at the Washington Center  ThurstonTalk

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts presents The Greatest Showman Sing-Along, a guaranteed fun time for families and friends of all ages. Part of ...



UPDATE: Daytime Weekend Ramp Closure Scheduled in Tumwater Rescheduled  ThurstonTalk

Northbound Interstate 5 drivers heading to west Olympia and other locations along US 101 will want to plan additional time to reach their destinations this ...



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 ...



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