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FASTSIGNS’ Stellar Service and New Tech Helps Customers Stand Out

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 6:00am

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FASTSIGNS Lacey is in the business of making your business stand out. You can go almost anywhere and have promotional material printed, but FASTSIGNS Lacey gives you a higher quality product alongside their stellar consultation services making sure your hard-earned marketing dollars pay you back with a business boost. We aren’t all wordsmiths or artists. […]

Fun, Friends and Free Shoes at the YMCA’s 30th Annual Spring Run

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 6:00am

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There are few things better than a morning of fun and fitness while supporting a good cause, which is exactly what the WSECU Presents YMCA’s 30th Annual Spring Run on May 6 is all about. This year’s event promises to be bigger than ever with over 1,300 participants expected. One perk offered for the past several […]

Allied Arts Foundation Accepting Applications for Emerging Artist Grant Program

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 8:36am

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Submitted by Allied Arts Foundation Allied Arts Foundation is currently accepting applications for our 2017 Emerging Artist Grant Awards. We will award eight grants to emerging artists residing in Western Washington: One $5,000 award, two $2,500 awards, and five $1,000 awards. The 2017 awards will focus on 2D Visual Arts only. Students are ineligible. To […]

Easter and Pets – Information from Joint Animal Services

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 7:58am

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Submitted by Joint Animal Services Cute bunnies and fuzzy chicks find their way into the Easter baskets each spring. Unfortunately, as they grow, many of these Easter pets become unwanted or owners are unable to care for them. Some neighborhoods do not allow these types of pets. Rather than a living addition to the Easter […]

Vendors Wanted: Join Lacey’s STEM Fair May 20

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 7:53am

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Submitted by The City of Lacey  The City of Lacey invites all S.T.E.M.- (science, technology, engineering, and math) related businesses, clubs, schools, and organizations to take part in the 4th Annual S.T.E.M Fair Saturday, May 20 at Huntamer Park in Lacey. Groups or businesses can join this event by engaging attendees of all ages (youth […]

The STEP Program Breaks Down Stereotypes, Unites Teens and Elders

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 6:00am

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Every day we walk by people on the street, in the grocery store and everywhere else we might go, but all too often we do not actually “see” them. This can especially be true if they are in a different age group. I remember as a high schooler not associating with many senior citizens unless they […]

2017 Career and Internship Fair at St. Martin’s University

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 6:02pm

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Submitted by Saint Martin’s University Students and job-seekers will have an opportunity to connect with a wide range of employers Wednesday, April 26, at the 2017 Career and Internship Fair. The fair, co-sponsored by Saint Martin’s University and The Evergreen State College, will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Marcus Pavilion on […]

Olympia Weekend Event Calendar

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 6:00am

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April is upon us and while it arrived with glorious sunshine, the rains have returned this week. Whether rain or shine, the blossoms and buds cannot be held back and there are signs of spring throughout Thurston County. We love having readers share their images of spring with us, too. Share yours on our Facebook Page […]

Olympia Pet Emergency Warns: Spring Lilies Can be Lethal for Cats

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 6:00am

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If you want to express your affection for a cat lover, give them a bouquet that doesn’t contain lilies. Otherwise, your gift may not have the effect you intended, as Dr. Blair Burggren’s mother-in-law found out the hard way. When Olympia Pet Emergency veterinarian Burggren and his wife moved into a new home ten years […]

Visit Olympia’s Newest Dining Experience: The Governor’s Cellar

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 6:00am

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The Governor’s Cellar restaurant in downtown Olympia may just be one of the best places to eat in Olympia that you have never heard of. Located in the historic Governor’s Hotel, just across from Sylvester Park, this unique, new venture is unlike anything else in town. Owner Lanette Miles is a Tumwater High School graduate […]