Nonprofits

  1. KAOS turns 40! Spring membership drive invites community investment

    KAOS 89.3 FM Olympia Community Radio, celebrating its 40th Anniversary kicks off its first Membership Drive of 2013 on Monday, April 8.  The 40-hour/ten day drive will end Thursday, April…

  2. St. Peter’s Hospital workers on strike

    Last Monday I left work and drove to St. Peter Hospital. As I parked my car I wondered where the rally was. No problem – I followed the sounds of…

  3. Get Your Buzz on with the Olympia Beekeepers!

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        There is something big abuzz at Chinook Middle School.  Once a month, members of the Olympia Beekeepers Association flock to the school, and they appear to be an…

  4. St. Peter’s Hospital cuts benefits, and draws community ire

    by Paul Pickett   Last December 20, several leading local elected officials joined a candlelight vigil outside Providence St. Peter Hospital, but this was no holiday celebration. Olympia Mayor Stephen…

  5. YWCA Honors 2012 Women of Achievement, Celebrates Title IX

    Valerie Fleutsch was one of the petitioners in the original Title IX lawsuit.

    by Kristina Mageau On November 1st, the YWCA of Olympia honored seven strong women by awarding them with the prestigious titles of the 2012 Women of Achievement during their annual…

  6. Play on a Grand Scale: The New HOCM Is Here!

    UPDATE: tickets are still available for the Grand Opening! Visit www.hocm.org for more info! Denise Baggett The new Hands On Children’s Museum (or HOCM) is opening to the public at…

  7. Excellent Partnerships: WA Reading Corps cleans up at Northwest Trek

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    by Kristina Mageau On May 4th, the Washington Reading Corps (WRC) teamed up with the Northwest Washington Reading Corps to complete an amazing service project.  The 77 WRC team members…

  8. Occupy Olympia Med Shed evicted

    State trooper JC Riley talks with Joe Clinton and other activists

    Marissa Luck June 4 The Occupy Olympia street clinic and 24-hour bathroom no longer graces 600 Franklin Street. The Department of Enterprise Services issued an eviction to protesters around 3pm…

  9. UPDATED x2! Breaking News: Occupy Olympia to open street clinic and restrooms

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    By Marissa Luck UPDATED JUNE 2 evening Around 30 activists gathered in the parking lot of the old DOP building for the first day of the Occupy Olympia street clinic…

  10. Help Save the Sun!

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    Lesli Baker The Midnight Sun Performance Space at 113 Columbia Street NW in downtown Olympia has a history as an important part of the arts and live-performance culture here. Since…