IT'S YOUR COMMUNITY Apr 2016 - Jun 2016
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Washinton State Department of Transportation project engineer Bill Elliott and information officer Doug Adamson explain upcoming improvements to I-5 near JBLM.
Debbie Haddock and Beth Capec with the Little Red Schoolhouse Project talk about the need for basic school supplies and clothing for children in need.
Listen to Bill Elliott & Doug Adamson
Listen to Debbie Haddock & Beth Capec
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Richard Green, chair of the South Sound Advisory Council for Blood Works Northwest, makes an appeal for more blood donors.
Community activist Bob Jacobs explains why he thinks it's time to close down the Port of Olympia's marine terminal.
Listen to Richard Green
Listen to Bob Jacobs
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Olympia Port Commissioner Joe Downing talks about the importance of shipping operations to the local economy.
Bicycle advocate Michelle Swanson with the City of Olympia explains the workings of the city's innovative new bike corridor.
Listen to Commissioner Downing
Listen to Michelle Swanson
Sunday, June 5, 2016
Allyson Brooks, vice president of the Olympia Chapter of the League of Women Voters, emphasizes the importance of voting.
Ernie Malick, President of the Tanzanian Teaching Foundation, and volunteer Nancy Winter, show how local residents can help educate children in an impoverished country.
Listen to Allyson Brooks
Listen to Ernie Malick & Nancy Winter
Sunday, May 29, 2016
Alicia Elliott, founder of Olympia's privately developed West Central Park, talks about her unique way of serving the public.
Frank Ordway, Assistant Director of the State Department of Early Learning, and Media Director Stephanie Liden, explain what the state is doing to ensure young children are enrolled in daycare centers that are not only safe but provide early education.
Listen to Alicia Elliott
Listen to Frank Ordway & Stephanie Liden
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Lori Pyne, president of the Olympia Bee Keepers Association, talks about the declining bee population.
Howard Burton, president of Celebrate Lacey, talks about the city's history and plans to celebrate its 50th birthday.
Listen to Lori Pyne
Listen to Howard Burton
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Hanford McCloud, Executive Director of the Leschi Heritage Foundation, talks about upcoming Native American events.
Mary Harrison with Washington Enterprise Services and Janet Spingath with the Noxious Weed Control Board talk about a new way to maintain a lawn and help the environment.
Listen to Hanford McCloud
Listen to Mary Harrison & Janet Spingath
Sunday, May 8, 2016
Olympia Council Member Jessica Bateman gives a "Millennial's" perspective on her city's future.
Olympia Police Chief Ronnie Roberts discusses his department's priorities in maintaining a respectful & safe environment for everyone.
Listen to Council Member Bateman
Listen to Chief Roberts
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Patty Belmote, Executive Director of the Hands On Children's Museum, talks about their summer offerings designed to educate children.
Julie Pietz snd Judy Berg with the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary talk about the work they do in helping the homeless.
Listen to Patty Belmonte
Listen to Julie Pietz & Judy Berg
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Kyle Cronk, president and CEO of South Sound YMCA, talks about the many services provided by the "Y."
Annette Roth with the Thurston Economic Development Council talks about the Veterans Micro-enterprise program.
Listen to Kyle Cronk
Listen to Annette Roth
Sunday, April 10, 2016
Liz Davis, coordinator for Thurston Thrives, explains how public health and safety initiatives can work together to make our community a better place in which to live.
Author Ned Hayes says the upcoming "Readers are Leaders" event is more than just a slogan - readers are, in fact, leaders.
Listen to Liz Davis
Listen to Ned Hayes
Sunday, April 3, 2016
David Sederberg, an organizer for the Procession of the Species, and his daughter Whitney, talk about raising "50 Flags for Earth Month" in downtown Olympia.
Architect Ron Thomas talks about what's behind Olympia's sudden construction boom.
Listen to David & Whitney Sederberg
Listen to Ron Thomas