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Missing 11-year-old boy located, police say  Q13 News Seattle

Authorities in Olympia are asking for the public's help to find a missing 11-year-old boy.



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, ...



Olympia High School's Brooke Parsons and Classmates Excel in Future Business Leaders of America  ThurstonTalk

It was a just a verbal prod, a simple “It's fun” comment that got Brooke Parsons to sign up. And now she's glad she did. Last year as a freshman at Parsons' ...



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.



Olympia High construction plans to be presented at Monday meeting  The Olympian

Voters in 2016 approved a $161 million bond measure for various Olympia School District construction projects. At Olympia High School, plans include building ...



Mary Poppins: The world's Favorite Nanny Comes to Olympia  ThurstonTalk

Since 1964 the world has changed tremendously, but our favorite magical nanny still captivates. For one weekend only, come support the Olympia School ...



Olympia High School teacher, who was also Bears’ football and basketball announcer, has died  The Olympian

Chris Sonnenstuhl, a special education teacher at Olympia High School, who also served as the school's announcer for football and basketball games, has died, ...



2019 Summer Camps in Olympia and Throughout Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

Summer is so close, you can smell it in the air on nice spring days when the sun is shining. That *fresh* grass smell is the precursor to school ending and the start ...



Olympia School District, others cancel Tuesday classes  The Olympian

Here are weather-related school closures for Tuesday, Feb. 12, in the Olympia area. Olympia School District, Tumwater School District, North Thurston and ...



Olympia reloads with huge junior class, QB Nathan Hermann at the helm  The Olympian

Olympia High School graduated a large group of seniors from last season, but has replaced it with an even bigger junior class. One of those juniors, Nathan ...



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 ...



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 ...



Olympia High School's Literary Magazine Offers Students a Place to Shine  ThurstonTalk

The literary magazine at Olympia High School tries to capture all the students' creativity and display it in one place for others to see.



Olympia High School drama teacher retiring from the classroom, but not the theater  The Olympian

Olympia High School's Kathy Dorgan is at the helm of her final production at the school where's she taught for 21 years. Dorgan, who retires next month, will take ...



Grappling with homelessness, Olympia officials ask: What should we do next?  The Olympian

Olympia is launching a months-long process to gather public feedback — on what is working and not working and what the city's priorities should be — and ...



Olympia High School Baseball off to Successful Start under New Coach Weldon  ThurstonTalk

Derek Weldon was the assistant coach for the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles for three seasons before accepting the position as head coach for Olympia High ...



An Olympia High School counselor has died suddenly, school district says  The News Tribune

An Olympia High School counselor has died, the school's principal said in a letter to families on Wednesday. Dave Forrester had been on leave when he died on ...



What’s Happening for April 13  The Olympian

Events and things to do include participating in the South Sound Climate Action Convention, test driving an electric car, or watching a concrete canoe ...



What’s Happening for May 6  The Olympian

Events and things to do include attending the Homestead Quilters show, raising money for the Little Red Schoolhouse by eating at Dirty Dave's, or learning more ...



Threat to ‘CHS’ has Olympia school, others on alert  The Olympian

Parents and staff at Capital High School in Olympia woke up Friday to an email from the school's principal letting them know about a message circulating on ...



2019 4th of July Firework Displays in Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

Fourth of July parades and festivals in Thurston County are not to be missed and give your family an entire day (or days!) of patriotic fun.



What’s Happening for April 19  The Olympian

Holy Week organ concert: Enjoy a free pipe organ concert presented by the Olympia Chapter of the American Guild of Organists from 12:15-12:45 p.m. in the ...



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.



What’s Happening for May 10  The Olympian

Events and things to do include attending Women United's Power of the Purse, following the yellow brick road to Timberline High School to see “The Wizard of ...



East Olympia Fire District 6 Purchases New Engine  ThurstonTalk

The clang of a bell in the distance. The wail of a siren quickly getting louder. Gleaming chrome against impeccable red and gold paint. A fire engine The process ...



Olympic champion running in Capital City Marathon in Olympia  KING5.com

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Before the Olympics, Joan Benoit Samuelson had to get through Olympia. In May of 1984, Benoit Samuelson won the Olympic qualifying ...



2019 Grand Opening of the City of Olympia Pump Track  ThurstonTalk

Have you noticed something new at Isthmus Park? It's the City's newest recreational amenity – a pump track! A pump track is a continuous loop of.



What’s Happening for April 10  The Olympian

Events and things to do in Thurston County including attending the Thurston Green Awards & Expo, volunteering for Eye on Nature, meeting author JA Jance, ...



The 5th Annual Avanti Haunted School  ThurstonTalk

While other organizations host annual haunted house events, Avanti's is unique because students spend almost six weeks handcrafting the event down to every ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Things to Do in Olympia and Surrounding Areas Fourth of July Weekend: July 5-7  ThurstonTalk

No matter what you are in the mood for, there are plenty of things to do in Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and throughout Thurston County this weekend.



What’s Happening for April 11  The Olympian

Events and things to do include attending a Timberline High concert or a Youth Climate Rally, learning about the value of mudflats, and talking about the role ...



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, ...



Jackie Robinson: Living his Dream Coaching Olympia High School Basketball  ThurstonTalk

Olympia High School girls basketball coach, Jackie Robinson, is living his dream of coaching kids and helping shape their lives.



Changes coming to Olympia school buses after preschooler left in bus depot for an hour  The Olympian

Olympia School District officials say they will install alarms on all of their school buses after a preschooler was forgotten on a bus for more than an hour last ...



2019 Thurston County Fair Schedule  ThurstonTalk

It's just not summer until the Thurston County Fair opens. Animal exhibits, live music, rides, games and more fried food than you could possibly eat: It's all coming ...



District Selects Olympia High School Head Football Coach  ThurstonTalk

Submitted by Olympia School District The Olympia School Board has approved the selection of Steve Davis as Olympia High School's next head football coach.



What’s Happening for May 8  The Olympian

Events and things to do include hearing Suzan LeVine, the commissioner of the Employment Security Department, speak, participating in the SPSCC Career ...



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.



Dr. Drew Stevick to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Olympia High School  ThurstonTalk

Dr. Drew Stevick, long-time Olympia High School track and field coach, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award on April 28, 2018, becoming the ninth ...



Thurston County Traffic: Nighttime Paving Slated for I-5 in Olympia, Lacey  ThurstonTalk

Nighttime travelers can expect consecutive nights of Interstate 5 pavement repair that will require lane closures in the Olympia and Lacey area this week.



Comprehensive sex education could be required in Washington’s public schools  Tacoma News Tribune

Washington state is considering a bill that would make comprehensive sexual education mandatory for all public school students. Parents could choose to opt ...



Seasonal Pump Track Open at Isthmus Park in Olympia  ThurstonTalk

Have you noticed something new at Isthmus Park? It's the City's newest recreational amenity – a pump track! A pump track is a continuous loop of bumps and ...



High school volleyball: The Olympian’s 2018 All-Area team  The News Tribune

First- and second-team selections for The Olympian's 2018 All-Area volleyball team.



Olympia High School gets its 4th band director in 4 years  The Olympian

It's the beginning of marching band season, and Olympia High School has a new band director just in time. Erik Curley, who formerly taught at North Beach High ...



Following in the Footsteps of Famous Musicians Who Lived in Olympia  ThurstonTalk

Olympia might be famous for its water, or more specifically its beer, or its status as the state capital. But for the past 30 plus years, Olympia has been For the past ...



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.



Local Women Honored: South Sound Exceptional Woman Awards Banquet Presented by Soroptimist International of Olympia  ThurstonTalk

The Soroptimist International of Olympia is proud to bring you their third annual South Sound Exceptional Woman Awards Banquet. This banquet's purpose is to ...



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 ...



The Flying M Ranch, A Thurston County Tradition, is Under New Ownership  ThurstonTalk

New Flying M owners Burt and Sarah Mills are on a mission to bring it back to life as a place for equine families to learn, practice, compete and most of all, have ...



Olympia High School class of 2016  The Olympian

Olympia High School's Class of 2016 celebrated its commencement at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Marcus Pavilion at Saint Martin's University in Lacey. Here are the ...



Celebrate Independence Day in Tumwater  ThurstonTalk

Bring the family out to Tumwater's Independence Day celebrations on Thursday, July 4, 2019. Leave the fireworks to the professionals, and celebrate with a day ...



The Procession of the Species Olympia 2019 Photos  ThurstonTalk

Commemorating 25 years, a whole ecosystem congregated to honor the natural world at the annual Procession of the Species in Olympia.



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, ...



Thrifty Thurston Finds Fun, Events, Food and More for Mother's Day  ThurstonTalk

Mothers don't get nearly enough gratitude for all the hard work they do so that makes it all the more important to properly celebrate them on Mother's Day.



The Annual Duck Dash is Bringing Family Fun to a New Venue  ThurstonTalk

The annual Duck Dash will splash down in a new location, the Thurston County Fairgrounds, on June 1.



Opening Doors to Education for All: Marilyn Zuckerman and Bill Funk  ThurstonTalk

Surrounded by his family, Bill Funk holds a pair of golden scissors and cuts through the navy-blue ribbon. The ribbon cutting represents the renaming of the ...



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 ...



Senior Services for South Sound Presents Dr. Igor Krasnov on Russia During and After the Iron Curtain  ThurstonTalk

You may not believe all the exciting and enriching activities happening at our local Senior Services for South Sound. When I think of a senior center, The course ...



As You Like It (Shakespeare in the Park!) (2019-07-11)  ThurstonTalk

Beyond the walls of the city, past a brash and unforgiving brother, near the camp of a deposed Duke, among shepherds and their flock, there lives a love story.



City of Olympia: Homelessness Response  ThurstonTalk

During 2018, our community experienced a dramatic increase in the number of unsheltered homeless individuals camping in downtown, throughout the city and ...



Woodruff Park Spray Pad Opening Soon  ThurstonTalk

As summer days approach, parents in Thurston County are looking for spray parks and pools where their children can play. The new addition to the list of The ...



William Winlock Miller: The Forgotten History of an Olympia Man of Influence  ThurstonTalk

William Winlock Miller was a founding member of the Olympia community and Olympia High School was named after him at its founding.



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.



Comcast honors King County high school students  Auburn Reporter

Comcast is proud to honor High School Seniors Abigail Currah, Alireza Ayaba, Angel Corpuz, Annie Seo, Hafsa Khan, Hana Bezabeh, Kobey Sage Chew, ...



Stack 571 Burger and Whiskey Bar Comes to Olympia  ThurstonTalk

You can add a new spot to your list of restaurants to try, especially if you're craving a gourmet burger and a craft beverage. Stack 571 Burger and Whiskey Bar ...



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 ...



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 ...



Olympia Farmers Market Holiday Market  ThurstonTalk

The change of season at the Olympia Farmers Market means beautiful fall/winter produce and wonderful handcrafted items from some of your favorite local ...



State 3X3 Basketball Championships Heading to Tumwater  ThurstonTalk

South Sound Roots Academy will host the second annual Washington State 3x3 Basketball Championships March 16 and 17 at Tumwater High School.



City of Olympia Announces 2019 Arts Walk Cover Artists  ThurstonTalk

In November each year, artists are invited to submit their portfolios to be considered for the opportunity to become an Olympia Arts Walk cover artist. Two artists ...



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 ...



Something Is Happening Between Columbia Street and Capitol Way in Olympia  ThurstonTalk

An entire city block near the waterfront between Columbia Street and Capitol Way, that was vacant for nearly 10 years, has suddenly come to life.



The Artists' Gallery: Olympia's Best Kept Secret in the Local Art Scene  ThurstonTalk

They say art will take you places. But what if you didn't have to go far at all to experience world-class artistry? The Artists' Gallery, tucked away in a With over 20 ...



Neighborhood Notes: Historic Northeast Olympia  ThurstonTalk

What makes any neighborhood special is the people who live in it. And for the Northeast Olympia neighborhoods, that is especially true.



Spend an Evening with 'Old Friends' Presented by Second Act Productions  ThurstonTalk

On April 5 and 6, Second Act Productions presents The Signature Players in “Old Friends,” a cabaret that is guaranteed to bring back warm memories as you ...



Sarah Peterson has her Dream Job: Welcoming Refugees to Washington State  ThurstonTalk

Sarah Peterson, Washington State Refugee Coordinator, is passionate about her work helping our state's newest residents – refugees from around the world.



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.



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 ...



Tumwater's Old Brewhouse Tower: Restoration is Underway to Ensure That it Stands Another 100 Years, at Least  ThurstonTalk

Six-and-a-half million dollars. That is what it's going to take to restore and preserve Tumwater's historic Old Brewhouse Tower. The 1906 building built This ...



A Long, Proud History for Olympia High School's Newspaper, The Olympus  ThurstonTalk

By Lynn West The oldest student publication in the state, Olympia High School's (OHS) student newspaper, The Olympus, has continued to evolve in.



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 ...



Capital Hosts Largest WIAA Competition 'Live To Dance' with Over 600 Athletes in Preparation for State Tournament  ThurstonTalk

Twenty-nine teams from cities throughout western Washington competed in the Live to Dance competition Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Capital High School in ...



Buckeye Extract Company: Makers of Spices and Extracts  ThurstonTalk

One fairly common antique from Olympia's early years are glass bottles from the Buckeye Extract Company. From 1904 until just after World War II, this From ...



City of Olympia: Percival Plinth Project Call for Sculptures  ThurstonTalk

The City of Olympia is seeking up to 16 loaned sculptures from Washington and Oregon state artists for temporary display of up to one (1) year on Percival ...



Arr Matey! The First Northwest Pirate Festival is Dropping Anchor in Lacey  ThurstonTalk

Shiver me timbers, you are not going to believe the fun in store for anyone close enough to get their booties to Lacey this July. The first annual Northwest Pirate ...



What’s Happening for May 9  The Olympian

Events and things to do include learning about the rails to trails project at Tumwater Falls Park, attending the dedication of a new science center at Saint Martin's ...



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 ...



See Iconic Sights on a Motorcycle Ride Through Olympia to the Lucky Eagle Casino  ThurstonTalk

If you want to branch out and get a taste of the Thurston County area by motorcycle, get your motor going with this easy ride that ends at the Lucky Eagle Casino ...



OHS Football Coaching Staff Built on Four Decades of Friendship  ThurstonTalk

Olympia High School coaches and OHS alumni Davis, Chase and Shea have a long football history together - more than 40 years to be exact.



Lacey's Mandatory Odd-Even Watering Schedule Begins June 1  ThurstonTalk

To reduce peak demand during summer months, the City of Lacey's mandatory alternate-day watering schedule for yards and outdoor landscapes will begin ...



Sound and Vision Living Gives Local Artists a Home  ThurstonTalk

When Nicole and Dan Durden began curating items for their shop in downtown Olympia, they wanted to find unique gift items that would help them stand out ...



Get ready for 2018 bazaar season in South Sound  The Olympian

Here is The Olympian's annual listing of fall and holiday nonprofit bazaars. Happy shopping!



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.



Going Green: The 2019 Northwest Green Home Tour  ThurstonTalk

Signs of spring are all around us, finally! Birds singing, flowers blooming and the return of The Northwest Green Home Tour.



Faculty Members Rock Out at Olympia High School  ThurstonTalk

By Sara Hollar, Olympia High School Intern to ThurstonTalk Over the years Olympia High School has seen some electrifying entertainment but a.



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.



Enjoy a Local Beer Inside Millersylvania State Park at the Lakeside Beer Garden  ThurstonTalk

Nestled between the old growth cedars of Millersylvania State Park is a log cabin serving local beer, wine and cider. Lakeside Beer Garden, off the shore of ...



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