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ThurstonTalk Thurston County is blooming with flowers every summer, and there are many local flower farms and florists making that happen! Support a local flower farm with a visit to their farm or by buying a bouquet at a farm stand or farmer’s market. These neighborhood flower farms support the... Read more
Published on 2022-05-28
Source: ThurstonTalk
The timber industry is a cornerstone of Grays Harbor County’s economy and an important part of its history. Over 300 logging firms have operated in the county since the arrival of American settlers. One of the largest of these companies was the Polson Logging Company. A leader in the industry,... Read more
Published on 2022-05-28
Source: graysharbortalk
Submitted by Bellingham Pediatric Dentistry Bellingham Pediatric Dentistry is constantly searching for new and creative ways to promote oral health education while becoming immersed in the community. Creating an ongoing dialogue that promotes oral health education, as well as an early introduction to music, may seem an unusual link. Still,... Read more
Published on 2022-05-27
Source: WhatcomTalk
There’s just something so sentimental about the good old days and viewing items from those periods creates a unique sense of nostalgia as we contemplate how things used to be. There’s a sense of mystique to antiques, each one telling a story that will never be told, leaving much to... Read more
Published on 2022-05-27
Source: ColumbiaBasinTalk
The last bell is about to ring for little ones in our Yakima community as another school year comes to an end. It’s a sound that signifies freedom to young hearts and three months of nothing but playtime as they run headfirst into summer vacation. It’ll be a mad dash... Read more
Published on 2022-05-27
Source: YakimaTalk
Submitted by THE WAVY BUNCH Every month from now through October, don’t miss the Cosmic Dreams NIGHT MARKET & Street Fair. This fantastic vendor faire, music festival, immersive art experience & ArtWalk exhibit begins on Friday, June 10, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Presented by THE WAVY BUNCH, find the... Read more
Published on 2022-05-27
Source: SpokaneTalk
Submitted by Chehalis Foundation The Chehalis Foundation welcomes back high school students to its annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Camp this summer. This one-of-a-kind camp will take place August 15-18, 2022 at the Chehalis W.F. West High School in Washington. Students will explore possible engineering and medical careers through... Read more
Published on 2022-05-27
Source: LewisTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Oly Town Artesians The Oly Town Artesians are looking to bounce back after a close loss last week to Capital Athletico FC. Oly Town will get their first shot at it this Friday, May 27, 7 p.m. at Eastside Timbers Complex against Portland. This game will be... Read more
Published on 2022-05-27
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Summer means hanging out with family and friends. Going to the movie theater, shopping and of course, eating out. You can do all this and more at the Capital Mall, where it’s always nice inside, no matter what the temperamental Washington sky is doing. And, with the Capital Mall’s... Read more
Published on 2022-05-27
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Professor Harold Hill has nothing on the band that’s gathering at Ingersoll Stadium on June 15. The Olympia School District is bringing together every single band student in grades 5th through 8th for a free one-night Band Festival. Almost 600 band students will be playing a plethora of instruments,... Read more
Published on 2022-05-27
Source: ThurstonTalk
When you’re craving sushi, there is nothing like a California roll or a few nigiri from your favorite spot. Sushi loves love to try out new places, as every Sushi bar has it’s one house specials that are unique to them. Maybe you have a group of friends that has... Read more
Published on 2022-05-27
Source: ClarkCountyTalk
Submitted by Barron Heating & Air Conditioning Whether it’s you, your brother, or your best friend’s niece, June means graduation for many. And with all the excitement of accomplishment and growth, turning that tassel naturally sparks thoughts about the future and what it may hold. If job stability, problem-solving, and... Read more
Published on 2022-05-26
Source: SkagitTalk.com
Submitted by Assistance League of Bellingham A scenario in the life of a Bellingham family… It’s the first week of August 2022 and school will soon begin. Enter a household with a very limited income. Around the kitchen table the discussion is centered around the rent, the utilities, the food... Read more
Published on 2022-05-26
Source: WhatcomTalk
Submitted by Barron Heating Whether it’s you, your brother, or your best friend’s niece, June means graduation for many. And with all the excitement of accomplishment and growth, turning that tassel naturally sparks thoughts about the future and what it may hold. If job stability, problem-solving, and big earning potential... Read more
Published on 2022-05-26
Source: WhatcomTalk
Walking through the front door of Henderson Books is to be confronted with the epic scale of literature. The 6,500-square-foot bookstore, with its blue-hued front façade, has remained a downtown Bellingham staple since opening in 1986. Step inside and you find a place filled floor to ceiling with every type... Read more
Published on 2022-05-26
Source: WhatcomTalk
ThurstonTalk Olympia is a brew town, and the South Sound Makers group is active in keeping the legacy alive. South Sound Makers aims to spread the word that the Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey brewery scene is on the map as a craft brew destination. The group supports its members with... Read more
Published on 2022-05-26
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by The Evergreen State College The public is invited to attend a Coast Salish Wool Weaving open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 28 at The Evergreen State College at its Paimarire ~ Fiber Arts Studio located on the college’s Olympia campus at its Indigenous... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Experience Olympia & Beyond Experience Olympia & Beyond, the region’s visitor and convention bureau, has announced the nominees for the 2022 Thurston County Tourism Awards, which celebrate area leaders in hospitality and destination development. The winners are to be recognized at the Annual State of Tourism Meeting... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: ThurstonTalk
Before our beautiful Ashland, Oregon was the thriving city we know today, the land was home to the Shasta people dating back over 7,000 years. It was a typical tribe of hunters and gatherers, focusing on hunting elk, deer, and other small animals while also fishing for salmon and shellfish... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: RogueValleyTalk
Before the first American settlers of Eugene, Oregon called the vibrant and flourishing land home, ancestors of the Chifin Kalapuyans Native American tribe have called this part of the Earth home for as long as 10,000 years. Back then, the Eugene area was known as “Chifin” and was the name... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: WillametteTalk
Walk along downtown Sedro-Woolley while leisurely peering in store front windows and you will eventually bump into a wooden bear or a stunning mural that brings to life the history of the area. Take a self-guided walking tour of Sedro-Woolley street art and step back in time. History of Sedro-Woolley... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: SkagitTalk.com
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Olympia Downtown Alliance The Olympia Downtown Alliance and the City of Olympia want to hear from the community. Together, they are working on a business recruitment and retention strategy for downtown. The final plan will do three things: It will identify retail and restaurants to bring downtown.... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by League of Women Voters Thurston County The League of Women Voters Thurston County (LWVTC) conducted their annual meeting on May 19, 2022. Members of the League received updates on critical programs the League is conducting for water, equity and inclusion, local good governance, and the leagues’ tribal... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: ThurstonTalk
The roaring 20s and the introduction of film and movies were becoming all the rage under Hollywood’s big, bright lights. Stars were already shining in the eyes of Yakima local Barbara La Marr as she made the move to the big city, chasing her dreams in the early years of... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: YakimaTalk
Sushi has a cult following. If you love it, you become obsessed, learning the proper Japanese words for your favorite items and looking for any chance to try out a new sushi place, just to see if it lives up to your favorite. Being close to the coast, it shouldn’t... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: graysharbortalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Intercity Transit Intercity Transit’s Dial-A-Lift, local and Express bus service will operate on current weekday schedules on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. Customer Service will be available by phone from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. to assist customers. Intercity Transit’s administrative office remains closed. Transit riders connecting... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Mason Health Mason Health is committed to offering the best patient-centered care in the Pacific Northwest to the residents of Public Hospital District No. 1. Attracting compassionate and highly trained providers feeds into that Vision. This year, Mason Health has welcomed three new providers to the fields... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Led by the performances of standout juniors Amanda and Hana Moll, the Capital High School girls’ track and field team claimed first place at the Class 3A West Central District 3/Southwest District 4 championships at French Field in Kent. The talented twins both cleared 14 feet in the pole... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Long-established learning styles—visual, auditory, reading and writing or kinesthetic—are the established norm to address most public-school students. But for highly capable students, sometimes referred to as gifted, a different approach may be a better fit for their unique mindset. At Olympia’s NOVA Middle School, they focus on innovative methods... Read more
Published on 2022-05-25
Source: ThurstonTalk
Submitted by the City of Bellingham, written by Nicole Oliver The City of Bellingham is moving forward to purchase property located at 2710 Donovan Avenue in the Happy Valley neighborhood to provide improvements to an existing park and improved access to trails that connect to the Connelly Creek Nature Area and... Read more
Published on 2022-05-24
Source: WhatcomTalk
In the early years of the 1920s, Portland attorney and private art collector George B. Guthrie had a dream to design the best and finest theatre in the city of Salem, Oregon. He decided to chase this dream by enlisting the help of local firm Lawrence and Holdford to design... Read more
Published on 2022-05-24
Source: MarionTalk
Exploring outside is a Pacific Northwest staple, especially with warmer days ahead. From camping to scenic hikes throughout the forest, Snohomish County is home to fabulous outdoor escapes. Experience camping in a new, innovative way with far less work involved through glamping. Stay in a log cabin with all the... Read more
Published on 2022-05-24
Source: SnohomishTalk
Submitted by Downtown Camas Association Unicorn and rainbow family-friendly activities will be the theme for June’s First Friday with a sticker scavenger hunt passport, games and crafts, a ribbon cutting, art shows, live music and after hours shopping. All come together to create fun for all ages on First Friday... Read more
Published on 2022-05-24
Source: ClarkCountyTalk
Having grown up in Whatcom County and worked with property maps for the Whatcom County Assessor for almost 10 years, I thought I knew the county fairly well. Yet I hadn’t heard of the Racehorse Falls until another friend posted a family picture at a location I didn’t recognize —... Read more
Published on 2022-05-24
Source: WhatcomTalk
ThurstonTalk Downtown Olympia’s waterfront is a year-round destination for residents and visitors alike. At its heart is the bustling, vibrant Olympia Farmer’s Market. People swing through for fresh produce, a rainbow of cut flowers, on-site or to-go meals, artisan goods and locally made gifts. April through October is the Market’s... Read more
Published on 2022-05-24
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state high school fastpitch tournament is back this season with several local teams punching their ticket to the event by navigating through district play. Olympia, Rochester, Timberline, Tumwater and Yelm all secured berths into their respective state tournament, which... Read more
Published on 2022-05-24
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Join the fastest growing digital media company in Western Washington as a ThurstonTalk freelance writer! Our team of paid, professional writers live, work and play in Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and throughout Thurston County. If you have a love of writing and enjoy connecting with people, take a leap and send in... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: ThurstonTalk
While recently shopping at an abandoned home’s estate sale, I came across a beautiful vintage fur coat with a label reading, “The Crescent Spokane.” Unsure of the exact fiber content, we think it’s either seal fur or a lovely sheared beaver coat. Of course, I bought the coat, as I... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: SpokaneTalk
Submitted by Experience Chehalis Experience Chehalis is planning a new mural in Chehalis. Through public art, we aim to not only beautify our community but to create the opportunity to experience art in daily life. Experience Chehalis is seeking creative, vibrant, and engaging design proposals for an outdoor mural along... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: LewisTalk
It’s time to rise and shine for members of the Tri-Cities community, and it’s important that each individual starts their day off right! After all, it sets the mood for the rest of the day, so it’s vital to give yourself plenty of time to mentally prepare and go through... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: ColumbiaBasinTalk
The geology of Washington is perhaps some of the most fascinating in history, much of our valleys and rivers coming from the result of volcanic activity and the Missoula floods. No doubt, if you live in Eastern Washington, you’ve heard tales of the floods that carved out our land and... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: YakimaTalk
Submitted by Washington State Governor’s Office Gov. Jay Inslee issued an update to Proclamation 21-14.5 which outlines COVID-19 vaccination requirements for several categories of workers, volunteers and contractors engaged in work with public sector agencies, health care delivery and education. The update removes the vaccination requirement for outdoor contractors and... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: ClarkCountyTalk
Submitted by Washington State Governor’s Office Gov. Jay Inslee issued an update to Proclamation 21-14.5 which outlines COVID-19 vaccination requirements for several categories of workers, volunteers and contractors engaged in work with public sector agencies, health care delivery and education. The update removes the vaccination requirement for outdoor contractors and... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: SkagitTalk.com
Submitted by Washington State Governor’s Office Gov. Jay Inslee issued an update to Proclamation 21-14.5 which outlines COVID-19 vaccination requirements for several categories of workers, volunteers and contractors engaged in work with public sector agencies, health care delivery and education. The update removes the vaccination requirement for outdoor contractors and... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: graysharbortalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Washington State Governor’s Office Gov. Jay Inslee issued an update to Proclamation 21-14.5 which outlines COVID-19 vaccination requirements for several categories of workers, volunteers and contractors engaged in work with public sector agencies, health care delivery and education. The update removes the vaccination requirement for outdoor contractors... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Capital Lakefair The Capital Lakefair Grand Parade on Saturday, July 16 at 5 p.m. will include a new entry, the 35th Infantry Division Band from the Kansas Army National Guard based in Olathe, near Kansas City. The band, under the direction of Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jim... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Oly Town Artesians The Oly Town Artesians open their first ever USL League Two #Path2Pro game against Capital Atletico Saturday, May 21, 7 p.m. at Black Hills High School in Olympia. This marks the inaugural game for this regions first ever USL2 team. Head Coach Jason Smith... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Melanie Bakala State Farm Anyone who has ever had to assist with funeral arrangements for a loved one who didn’t have life insurance knows how stressful it can be. Not only does it take a toll on us emotionally, it can often put significant financial stress on us as... Read more
Published on 2022-05-23
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Christian Skillings reminisces about the opening of the Iron Rabbit in 2005. “Back then, there weren’t a ton of eating-out options for quality food for a family,” he remembers. At that moment in time, he was single. Sixteen years later, you can still get a remarkable burger—or other delicious... Read more
Published on 2022-05-22
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Being able to grow your own flowers, herbs or vegetables is something many urbanites dream of doing. However, even those with homes may find they don’t have the room for even a small garden bed. Because of this, community gardens are getting increasingly popular. They provide a place for... Read more
Published on 2022-05-22
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Everyone has their own tolerances for sensory stimulants like light, movement, texture, pressure, sounds, foods and odors. But sometimes neurodiverse individual’s significant responses to stimuli may be challenging for them or others to manage. That’s why Sensory Tool House, LLC in Lacey offers much-needed help with adaptive items and... Read more
Published on 2022-05-21
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk You never know what the future may hold. “Though your name be unknown and not on the map,” wrote student Marie Rowe in her class poem for the 1914 graduates of Olympia High School, “We have faith in the common sense under your cap./May our acts be so noble,... Read more
Published on 2022-05-21
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Thurston County May 20, 2022 Letter to the Community Hello Thurston County! Our COVID-19 transmission rates continue to rise and we are seeing an increased number of COVID-19 outbreaks in Thurston County. Yesterday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) changed the COVID-19 Community Level for... Read more
Published on 2022-05-20
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by The Evergreen State College The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees directed board chair Karen Fraser to explore an extension for interim president Dr. John Carmichael’s contract. Carmichael’s current contract is through June 2023 and he has served as interim president since June 2021. “The college has... Read more
Published on 2022-05-20
Source: ThurstonTalk
Submitted by Ferndale Community Services Connect Ferndale, a program of Ferndale Community Services launched, the production of the Juneteenth Video Project, to be used for educational purposes for K-12 schools in Whatcom County as well as a community resource in deepening our understanding of this celebratory holiday. “We are providing... Read more
Published on 2022-05-20
Source: WhatcomTalk
Aerospace has been a fascination to the Pacific Northwest region for quite some time. Home to the production of aircraft and innovative aerospace exhibits, Snohomish County boasts incredible interactive experiences through museum and facility tours. Explore Snohomish County’s fascinating air museums to learn about Washington state’s aerospace history and production.... Read more
Published on 2022-05-20
Source: SnohomishTalk
From mountain views to the glistening waves of the sound, there are majestic sights to take in across the South Sound. Combine a fantastic meal with mesmerizing vistas and enjoy elegant waterfront dining at these South Sound restaurants. Whether you are looking for a fabulous Sunday brunch or a new... Read more
Published on 2022-05-20
Source: SouthSoundTalk
ThurstonTalk Summer vacation is a blast, but we inevitably have weeks where creativity and inspiration run out. If your kiddos need somewhere to have a little fun during weekly errand runs, consider signing them up for Camp Capital at Olympia’s westside Capital Mall this June and July. This is the... Read more
Published on 2022-05-20
Source: ThurstonTalk
It’s officially growing season in the Yakima community as the days start to get warmer and nature becomes vibrant with colors of life once again. With it comes a fresh batch of crops and produce that will eventually be ripe for the harvest, allowing the community to participate in one... Read more
Published on 2022-05-19
Source: YakimaTalk
Submitted by Lewis County Division of Emergency Management In June, the Lewis County Division of Emergency Management (DEM) will lead the local Cascadia Rising exercise, a discussion-based activity to address the recovery phase 96 hours after a hypothetical 9.0 earthquake hits the Pacific Northwest. Federal, state, and local jurisdictions throughout the... Read more
Published on 2022-05-19
Source: LewisTalk
You do not need to spend a lot of money for a memorable date. Thankfully, there are fun and thrifty things to do when love—or the possibility of love—is in the air! Sometimes the best dates cost very little money. Whether you are looking for something to do with the... Read more
Published on 2022-05-19
Source: ClarkCountyTalk
The legacy of Peoples Bank speaks for itself with decades of dedication to serving local communities. With the opening of a brand-new Loan Production Office in Moses Lake, Peoples Bank continues to strengthen the foundation it built over a century ago. Commercial Banking Officers Griselda Lopez and Teddy Bakke recently... Read more
Published on 2022-05-19
Source: ColumbiaBasinTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Intercity Transit Intercity Transit Dial-A-Lift driver Dan Savage placed second at the 31st Annual Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) Roadeo (Roadeo) last week in Louisville, Kentucky. Savage competed in the Body-on-Chassis/Paratransit Division against 50 competitors from 48 transit agencies across the country. The Roadeo tests the... Read more
Published on 2022-05-19
Source: ThurstonTalk
With the onset of spring, so comes a new youth sports season. It’s normal this time of year to see kids squeeze in baseball and softball games between rainstorms, and soccer players slide around in the mud. But this year feels a little different. After two years shadowed by COVID,... Read more
Published on 2022-05-19
Source: WhatcomTalk
ThurstonTalk An appreciation for wine is a journey that Ed Schlich knows well. He is an industry veteran. At 61, he has studied under and worked alongside some of the industry’s biggest names, spent years pruning vines and exporting French wine while living in France as well as selling wine... Read more
Published on 2022-05-19
Source: ThurstonTalk
Old school gamers remember when the original Nintendo first hit the shelves and how many hours they could get away with playing Super Mario Bros and Donkey Kong. Players with a few more years may remember rushing to the arcade with quarters to play Space Invaders and Streetfighter. Those who... Read more
Published on 2022-05-19
Source: graysharbortalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Thurston County Thurston County is receiving national recognition for the Albany Stormwater Pond Project. The project is the 2022 national award winner for environmental projects of $5 million dollars or less from the American Public Works Association (APWA). The project won the APWA Washington State Chapter award... Read more
Published on 2022-05-18
Source: ThurstonTalk
The year was 1841, and in the wild frontier of Oregon Country, a Methodist mission established by Jason Lee was laying down the foundation of a settlement near the Kalapuyan village of Tchimikiti. Once rooted, Lee began work on a town near the mission, which he named Chemeketa, but the... Read more
Published on 2022-05-18
Source: MarionTalk
Submitted by PeaceHealth Due to a significant increase in patients visiting the emergency department, PeaceHealth is asking people seeking care for non-emergent conditions to consider other community options, including visiting their primary care physician or a same-day drop-in clinic, before visiting the ED. The medical center has seen a significant influx... Read more
Published on 2022-05-18
Source: WhatcomTalk
Submitted by the Bellingham Bells The Bellingham Bells are excited to announce a new partnership with Puget Sound Energy aimed to support local nonprofit organizations during the 2022 Bellingham Bells season. The Bells and PSE will feature six organizations on “Community Wednesdays,” during all six Wednesday home games for the... Read more
Published on 2022-05-18
Source: WhatcomTalk
It’s early morning, and you realize that you’ve just hit the snooze button for the third time. Now you’re way behind on your morning routine, and something’s got to go, so it might as well be breakfast, right? Wrong! It’s not a lie when doctors tell you “Breakfast is the... Read more
Published on 2022-05-18
Source: YakimaTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by North Thurston Public Schools May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. While North Thurston Public Schools continues to act as a leader in supporting the social and emotional wellness of youth in our community year-round, the month of May has served as a special opportunity to engage... Read more
Published on 2022-05-18
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Thurston County Food Bank After 18 years leading the Thurston County Food Bank (TCFB), Executive Director Robert Coit is leaving to begin new adventures. TCFB President Bruce Wollstein noted: “Robert has done a tremendous job of growing the organization from a basic food pantry model to a... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Thurston County Today, the Thurston County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve $1.2 million in Treatment Sales Tax (TST) funds over a 19-month period beginning June 1, 2022 for six community organizations to provide services in Thurston County. These awards will benefit Thurston County residents... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by State of Washington Recreation and Conservation Office The Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office launched a new Web site today to track recovery efforts for the endangered Southern Resident orcas. “The website is beautiful and chock full of information,” said Tara Galuska, the Governor’s orca recovery coordinator. “The website... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: ThurstonTalk
Submitted by State of Washington Recreation and Conservation Office The Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office launched a new Web site today to track recovery efforts for the endangered Southern Resident orcas. “The website is beautiful and chock full of information,” said Tara Galuska, the Governor’s orca recovery coordinator. “The website is... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: graysharbortalk
Submitted by Westport Winery The Women’s International Wine Competition, exclusively judged by females, awarded Westport Winery two gold medals on May 17,2022. Lighthouse, a white Riesling harvested at Weinbau Vineyards in the Wahluke Slope AVA, earned a gold medal and a 93-point rating. Winemaker Mark Bosso said the age of... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: graysharbortalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Westport Winery The Women’s International Wine Competition, exclusively judged by females, awarded Westport Winery two gold medals on May 17,2022. Lighthouse, a white Riesling harvested at Weinbau Vineyards in the Wahluke Slope AVA, earned a gold medal and a 93-point rating. Winemaker Mark Bosso said the age... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: ThurstonTalk
Submitted by Puget Sound Energy The Puget Sound Energy Foundation has announced the opening of their $600,000 competitive grant program for local nonprofit organizations and tribal governments serving within Puget Sound Energy’s 10-county service area.  Applications for these nondiscretionary funds are due by June 30. The awards will prioritize submittals that demonstrate how... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: LewisTalk
Submitted by Puget Sound Energy The Puget Sound Energy Foundation has announced the opening of their $600,000 competitive grant program for local nonprofit organizations and tribal governments serving within Puget Sound Energy’s 10-county service area.  Applications for these nondiscretionary funds are due by June 30. The awards will prioritize submittals that demonstrate how... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: SouthSoundTalk
Luis Madrigal, a licensed mental health counselor living and working in Richland says, “I love the Tri-Cities. Out of all the places in the world I could have lived, I chose this place.” Aside from being an enthusiastic resident, Madrigal is also the founder of the Uptown Rainbow Connection, a... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: ColumbiaBasinTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by The Evergreen State College Chibi Chibi Con, Evergreen’s colorful anime festival, returns to the college after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will run from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday May 21. Admission to Chibi Chibi Con is free, which makes it... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: ThurstonTalk
Submitted by Puget Sound Energy The Puget Sound Energy Foundation has announced the opening of their $600,000 competitive grant program for local nonprofit organizations and tribal governments serving within Puget Sound Energy’s 10-county service area.  Applications for these nondiscretionary funds are due by June 30. The awards will prioritize submittals... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: SkagitTalk.com
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Puget Sound Energy The Puget Sound Energy Foundation has announced the opening of their $600,000 competitive grant program for local nonprofit organizations and tribal governments serving within Puget Sound Energy’s 10-county service area.  Applications for these nondiscretionary funds are due by June 30. The awards will prioritize... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: ThurstonTalk
Submitted by Puget Sound Energy The Puget Sound Energy Foundation has announced the opening of their $600,000 competitive grant program for local nonprofit organizations and tribal governments serving within Puget Sound Energy’s 10-county service area.  Applications for these nondiscretionary funds are due by June 30. The awards will prioritize submittals... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: WhatcomTalk
Magic fills downtown Chehalis every Tuesday in June through October when the Community Farmers Market is in season. The normally quiet block of NE Boistfort Street comes to life with rows of vendors offering fresh produce, baked goods, crafts, and other specialties. Lewis County residents can peruse towering displays of... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: LewisTalk
Submitted by Shaun Carson for Heritage Bank Advertising should be viewed as an investment that generates a return rather than a fixed cost. Many businesses spend money on the same kind of advertising month after month without knowing what’s working and what isn’t. Effective advertising builds your company profile, connects with... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: SouthSoundTalk
Submitted by Rene Carroll The Camas and Washougal community is being asked to strive to make a difference and impact on the lives of local school families needing a helping hand with summer meals. IMPACT CW (Camas-Washougal), organized by St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Washougal, will be held on Sunday,... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: ClarkCountyTalk
Submitted by PeaceHealth  With COVID-19 transmission rates in Skagit County significantly increasing, PeaceHealth United General Medical Center and all Skagit County PeaceHealth Medical Group clinics will be further limiting the number of visitors permitted inside our facilities. Effective this Tuesday, May 17, only one visitor OR support person per 24... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: SkagitTalk.com
Submitted by Shaun Carson for Heritage Bank Advertising should be viewed as an investment that generates a return rather than a fixed cost. Many businesses spend money on the same kind of advertising month after month without knowing what’s working and what isn’t. Effective advertising builds your company profile, connects... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: WhatcomTalk
G. Walker Evans is a commercial banker and a drummer. He’s also a bit of a philosopher who looks for the patterns in work, music, and life. Life started in North Vancouver when it was fairly rural — building forts and finding crawdads in Lynn Canyon and Capilano Park and... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: WhatcomTalk
Treat yourself to a day of self-care at Spa Elizabeth. The spa, located in Seabrook, offers a beautiful view of the ocean during your visit. Owner Diana Wilson has been in the industry for almost two decades. Spa Elizabeth has been offering services to the Harbor since February 2014 and... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: graysharbortalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Shaun Carson for Heritage Bank Advertising should be viewed as an investment that generates a return rather than a fixed cost. Many businesses spend money on the same kind of advertising month after month without knowing what’s working and what isn’t. Effective advertising builds your company profile,... Read more
Published on 2022-05-17
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Westport Winery Gold medals reigned for Westport Winery on May 16, 2022, when the Seattle Wine Awards announced their recent competition results. Peaches on the Beaches peach Riesling topped the list with 97-points and a double gold medal. Winery co-owner Carrie Roberts said, “This is one of... Read more
Published on 2022-05-16
Source: ThurstonTalk
Submitted by Westport Winery Gold medals reigned for Westport Winery on May 16, 2022, when the Seattle Wine Awards announced their recent competition results. Peaches on the Beaches peach Riesling topped the list with 97-points and a double gold medal. Winery co-owner Carrie Roberts said, “This is one of our... Read more
Published on 2022-05-16
Source: graysharbortalk
To hear the doctor say the word, “cancer” is staggering enough emotionally. It can shake you to the ground. Accompanying this diagnosis may be a whirlwind of emotions and worries. The least of all should be financial. To assist in alleviating some of these concerns a nonprofit group by the... Read more
Published on 2022-05-16
Source: SkagitTalk.com
Submitted by the Northwest Washington Fair Adding to the all-star lineup for 2022 is the groundbreaking country music star Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles Jr. Granger Smith will be performing live on Saturday night, August 13 at 7 p.m. as part of the Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series... Read more
Published on 2022-05-16
Source: WhatcomTalk
Submitted by Adopt-A-Pet Meet Daisy Girl! She is an 8-year-old, 78-pound, border collie/ pit bull mix. This salt and pepper girl is a people-loving socialite! Daisy Girl’s passion is children, and this makes perfect sense as she was raised by children! She is very smart, friendly, and enjoys outside yard... Read more
Published on 2022-05-16
Source: graysharbortalk
ThurstonTalk Submitted by Adopt-A-Pet Meet Daisy Girl! She is an 8-year-old, 78-pound, border collie/ pit bull mix. This salt and pepper girl is a people-loving socialite! Daisy Girl’s passion is children, and this makes perfect sense as she was raised by children! She is very smart, friendly, and enjoys outside... Read more
Published on 2022-05-16
Source: ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk North Thurston Public Schools (NTPS) doesn’t stop caring for their students when school lets out for the summer. The district recognizes that summer can be an excellent opportunity to help students catch up academically. The Summer Scholars program helps younger students meet grade-level standards and older students complete credits... Read more
Published on 2022-05-16
Source: ThurstonTalk
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Published on 2022-05-15
Source: ThurstonTalk