Submitted by Chris Johns for On Q Financial If you’ve been contemplating home ownership this year, there are new changes to credit assessment that could affect your ability to get through the loan underwriting process. Confused? Let’s step back to the basics of what it takes to get into a home, previously referenced in Part
Come and celebrate the 16th annual Olympia Comics Festival, an event centered on
alternative, arts-for-arts-sake comic books. Two of this year's guests of honor,
Tatiana Gill and Brandon Graham, will present their work, take audience
questions and sign copies of their books. This event will occur after regular
library hours and no other library services will be available.
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With final exams, AP tests, and other big stakes tests on the line, turn to this article for ideas on where to study around Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and throughout Thurston County. You may even find a new space that amps up your retention. Lacey Across the street from Saint Martin’s University and Pope John Paul II
The Union Gospel Mission Dental Clinic’s new location makes emergency dental care more accessible to the elderly and handicapped. Prior to the month long move, those in wheelchairs and walkers had a hard time navigating through the thick gravel surrounding the previous location on Franklin Street in downtown Olympia. Now, located across the street from
FREE talk at Orca Books, 509 4th Ave E in downtown Olympia.
Norman Stockwell will discuss a book he edited: “Rebel Reporting,” the collected lectures of the legendary rebel reporter John Ross.
The book outlines the basic responsibilities of a journalist, and provides instructions on how to document injustices and poetically pitch stories to audiences to create change in society.
Stockwell has reported for Madison, Wisconsn’s independent radio station WORT since 1983, and has worked as a journalist all over the world.Google Plus One Facebook Like
It was 54 weeks ago that Terri Thomas first contacted ThurstonTalk, asking if we would share a story about a dog available for adoption. A volunteer at Shelton’s Adopt-A-Pet, Terri wanted to access ThurstonTalk’s distribution network of more than 50,000 local readers on social media. Her goal was to share stories about dogs that were
It’s one of the hottest days of the spring sports season. The Northwest Christian High School track and field team is just wrapping up practice. Many of the athletes have already left for the day, but Elizabeth Stottlemyre is still there. She can be found resting on the ground, gasping for air. It’s just for
Pick up a can of Pepsi at a Thurston County grocery store and you will be consuming a product that has been made without leaving the community. The soda, can and packaging never traveled outside Thurston County. In fact, the locally sourced can was produced in a plant in Thurston County, filled with soda by
Folks, it looks like the summer weather (is it really May?) is heading back out to the sea and the regular spring time rain and clouds are returning. Grab the last few drops of Vitamin D by checking out our Activities section and heading outdoors. Then, shake off the raindrops and scroll through this list of things
Submitted by North Thurston Public Schools On May 14, the North Thurston Public Schools Food and Nutrition and Transportation departments join forces again for the 9th annual “Stuff the Bus” event. This compassionate, philanthropic volunteer effort rallies the community to gather food, household supplies and books, school supplies and cash for local area non-profits who support
Things may not look different when you walk inside the restaurant, but Dockside Bistro’s new chef Austin Navarre is incorporating new flavor sensations into the daily menu. You’ll still find familiar choices made popular by owner Laurie Nguyen, yet you will also have the option to explore Navarre’s interpretation of Asian cooking – a fusion
Now that the snow is melting at record levels and the seemingly-endless winter is behind us, we are blessed to be able to get out and explore some amazing natural destinations around the South Puget Sound. Whether we are looking for a short drive for an afternoon of natural beauty, or longing for a full
To say that Jim Brown is involved in our community would be an understatement. ThurstonTalk has introduced our readers to Brown on numerous occasions. The first time, back in 2011, we talked about his role as the executive director of Rad Racing, a junior development cycling team. In 2012, Brown talked to us as the
The trip (sponsored by South Puget Sound Community College) destinations will be:
Details on each of these trips are already on the SPSCC continuing education website. Registration will be open soon!
It’s a tactic North Thurston girls tennis coach Cheri Campbell likes to apply early in the season. Instead of racquets, running takes center stage. “We really try to condition a lot the first two weeks of practice,” Campbell said. “Part of it is to weed out the kids who don’t want to work.” Usually it