Thurston County jobless rate dips below 7 percent
Thurston County added more jobs last month, but not as many as the county did in the same month in the past two years, according to data released Tuesday by the state Employment Security Department.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Justice talks aplenty at Evergreen conference
Keynote Address: Angela Davis and Noura Erakat will speak at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 7 p.m. The Rachel Corrie Foundation For Peace and Justice will host an all-day conference titled “Yet Again As Captives: Mass Incarceration in the U.S. & Palestine,” Saturday at The Evergreen State College and The Washington Center ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Community invited to glass art event Saturday at Evergreen Longhouse
Internationally recognized glass artist Preston Singletary will work with artists to create a collaborative glass installation at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center at The Evergreen State College, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
West Coast Environmental Extremist Sentenced in China
The father of an American wanted for ecoterrorism attacks in the western United States said Saturday that his son was sentenced to prison in China after pleading guilty to drug charges in that country.
American penitentiaries emphasize the need for sustainability
There are as many as 2.4 million individuals locked up in American state prisons, federal penitentiaries, local jails, and juvenile institutions.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Daily Troll: Voters like gun initiatives. Evergreen State to lose ...
A majority of voters support two conflicting initiatives related to firearm sale background checks.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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Bates Tech hosts open house April 17
The public is invited to an open house at Bates Technical College, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 at the college's South Campus, 2201 S. 78th St. , Tacoma.
Gallup poll: Olympia leads nation in access to affordable produce
Olympia residents have easier access to affordable fruits and vegetables than any other city in the nation, according to a Gallup poll.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Minnesota House passes gender pay gap bill
The Minnesota House passed a bill Wednesday that aims to narrow the pay gap between men and women, expand access to affordable child care and increase unpaid parental leave from six weeks to 12 weeks.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Washington Center to host music history film series
From left, "Ken Burns Jazz, Episode 6: Swing: The Velocity of Celebration," "The History of Rock 'N' Roll, Episode 6: Plugging In," and "High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music" are three of the showings during America's Music series, which begins Friday at Washington Center in Olympia.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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Washington Center to host free music history film series
Legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson jams with Art Mineo on bass, Dick Morehead on drums, Joe "Flip" Phillips on tenor saxophone and Bill Harris on trombone in 1951.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Having some Sunblazer pride should still be a thing
One of the main reasons is that people who follow sports, in general, do not tend to think of FIU at first when they think of the Panthers.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Chimurenga Renaissance's Mystic Mbira
Though Maraire grew up in the south end of Seattle, his ties to the country run deep.