It's a cold and sleety Sunday morning but pleasantly warm in the hoop house at the Lost Peacock Creamery as over a dozen baby goats along with Hamilton, the farm's very relaxed mini pig, offer a few laughs along with a bit of serenity during the farm's regular baby goat and mini-pig yoga session.
Recorded at their Feb. 17, 2017 performance at the 9th Annual Oly Old Time Festival by videographer and visual storyteller Bill Lange, the Olympia-based Bow Weevils are one of the featured groups at this year's festival, and which begins with their 7p.m. performance Thursday at the South Bay Grange.
Everyone's a social media comedian these days but lets give Washington State Patrol trooper C. Thorson props for creating a pretty funny phony public service announcement for "Blinker Fluid." Ranks right up there with snipe hunting.
A short but welcomed glimpse of winter sunshine greeted noon attendees for a Jan. 30th ceremony celebrating is recent restoration of the Capitol Campus Territorial Sundial located between the Legislative Building and the Joel Pritchard Library in Olympia,Wash.
A Senate panel hears Senate Bill 6079 on Jan. 19, 2018. The measure would exempt birth dates of state employees from disclosure under state records laws. Open government groups have opposed the measure, but state worker Melissa Kover said it would boost safety for public employees.
Just like many movements for equal rights in America, the path for women to seek recourse from sexual harassment has been through the courts. But grassroots activism in the 1970s opened the space for a nationwide conversation, and the Civil Rights Movement can be credited for building a legal foundation that feminist legal theorists expanded upon to fight sexual harassment. Many of the first lawsuits were brought by African American women like Mechelle Vinson, whose case led to the Supreme Court’s landmark 1986 ruling that employers could be liable for the sexual harassers who preyed on women at their workplace.
Finishing up her Tuesday morning checkup, Jimena Nunez, 8, flashes a smile of approval as retired dentist Dr. Rick Gadd and dental hygienist Jason Diaz of Cooper Moss Advanced Dentistry begin their volunteer day in the Smilemobile. The mobile dental clinic, parked at Lydia Hawk Elementary School in Lacey, is operated by Arcora and Delta Dental of Washington.
March for Life organization president Noreen McEntee Hobson welcomes an estimated crowd of over 5,000 pro-life supporters who gathered on the steps of the Legislative Building in Olympia for the 40th Annual Washington State March for Life rally on Jan. 22.
Several dozen basketball teams competed South Sound Roots Academy's ROOTS 3x3 Washington Championship at South Puget Sound Community College. The fundraising tournament was offered by the SSRA, a local, non-profit organization who's goal is to provide need-based scholarships to boys and girls from 5th grade to high school ages.