John Dodge can be reached at 360-754-5444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A group made up of computer programmers, inventors, electronics wizards, artists and other curious-minded folks are having a coming out party in their newly rented space in downtown Olympia Saturday.
They call themselves OLYMEGA, which stands for Olympia Makers Engineers Geeks and Artists. Theyve kept a low profile in the community since forming in 2009, but thats all about to change.
Part of a global makers movement, they are, in large part, a bunch of people that like to make stuff, relying on everything from cutting edge computer technology, including three dimensional printers, to a centuries-old artistic expression known as paper marbling.
Growing up in Shelton, I was introduced to the joys of gardening by my father in a simple, straightforward way.
A three-ton carved stone sits in anonymity alongside the Heritage Park trail that zig-zags down the hill from the Temple of Justice to Capitol Lake.
Since the 1950s, non-native mute swans have maintained a steady presence on Hewitt Lake, a small, deep glacial pothole ringed with homes near Yelm Highway just south of Olympia.
The Olympia Food Co-op works with some 300 small vendors, many of them locally owned businesses providing the food items co-op members depend on to help feed their families.
Friday will be a red letter day in the challenging life of Jesse San Nicolas, 18, Olympia.
Eva Goldberg, died peacefully at her Olympia home two weeks ago, just three months short of her 100th birthday.
I visited one of the best-kept secrets in South Sound last week the state surplus store operated by the state Department of Enterprise Services in Tumwater.
A stroll down Capitol Way in Olympia Saturday will offer a glimpse of the cultural forces that have shaped the capital city over time.
Older adults in our community are lucky to have Senior Services for South Sound to serve them in so many ways the past 40 years.