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Posts published in “Issue: August 2021

Remembering Hali Panneton

Olympia lost beloved community member Hali Panneton on March 12, 2020. Hali was 63 and passed unexpectedly at home from a cardiac event. Due to limitations on gatherings during the pandemic, her memorial celebration was held this summer on June 22, which is Hali’s date of birth. Hali was a…

I don’t know

I don’t know how the mud flats...or how the prairie grasses.

How long will the Evergreen State be at the Port of Olympia?

In 2017, the new owner of a retired Washington State Ferry arranged to moor the vessel at the Port of Olympia’s Marine Terminal while he arranged to take it to the Caribbean. The Florida businessman had no previous involvement with boats. Three years later, the Evergreen State Ferry was still…

About the Cover

It’s hot and the water is cool and wet!  A new spray park in Olympia’s Westside has become a gathering place for people from nearby neighborhoods. From toddlers to elementary schoolers and up—that’s the action in Woodruff Park this summer. There’s a picnic shelter, restrooms and trees making enough shade…

Community Spotlight — August 2021

Art ‘N The Alley * Music at West Central Park * Empowerment camp for girls * Tour of Bigelow House * Women’s Rights Day * Trees Action Group * Olympia City Council * Regenerative bioregional culture project * Free movies and stuff on the waterfront * South Sound senior centers* Glen’s Parallax Perspectives

Key tax rules

BACKPAGE: Key tax rules. Who really pays the taxes.