IT'S YOUR COMMUNITY Oct 2016 - Dec 2016


Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Carletta Garaway, President of the North Thurston Education Foundation, talks about what's being done to make sure every child has what he or she needs to succeed in school

Girl Scout Regional Director Nanette McCann, volunteer Ruth Paxton, and Scout Sadie Noble talk about the goals and benefits of scouting.


Listen to Carletta Garaway

Listen to Nanette McCann, Ruth Paxton, & Sadie Noble



Sunday, December 11, 2016

Community activist Deann Boyd talks about her role in the Standing Rock Pipeline demonstrations.

Tumwater Council Member Tom Oliva shares his vision for his city's future.


Listen to Deann Boyd 

Listen to Tom Oliva


Sunday, December 4, 2016

Retired Superior Court Judge Rick Strophy talks about the need for more support for Thurston County's Drug, Mental Health, and Veterans Courts.

Nick Schmidt, Director of Clipper Athletics, talks about the sports programs at South Puget Sound Community College.


Listen to Judge Strophy 

Listen to Nick Schmidt


Sunday, November 27, 2016

Ken Johnson with Ballet Northwest tells why ballet is still relevant in today's culture.

CLIPA members Jack Havens and Bob Wubbena present their views on the future of Capitol Lake.


Listen to Ken Johnson 


Listen to Jack Havens & Bob Wubbena


Sunday, November 20, 2016

Dr. Rachel Wood & Malika Lamont with the Thurston County Health Department give instructions on administering the life-saving drug Naloxone.

Lacey City Council member Michael Steadman talks about the future of his city.


Listen to Dr. Wood & Malika Lamont

Listen to Council member Steadman



Sunday, November 13, 2016

Keith Edgerton, local coordinator of Camp Abilities, talks about providing athletic opportunities for young people with diminished vision.

Counselor Cynthia Dyrnes talks about how PTSD affects not only the individual who has it but others around them.


Listen to Keith Edgerton

Listen to Cynthia Dyrnes


Sunday, November 6th, 2016

The new president of The Evergreen State College, George Bridges, talks about the importance of a good education.

Photographer Terry Bailey talks about his battle with cancer and how he's helping others who have cancer through his photography.


Listen to President Bridges

Listen to Terry Bailey



Sunday, October 30, 2016

Bill Lay, Director of Social Services for the Salvation Army, explains the Toy & Joy & Adopt a Family programs.

Darlene Hein, director of the Olympia Free Clinic, talks about providing medical care to the uninsured and under-insured.


Listen to Bill Lay

Listen to Darlene Hein



Sunday, October 23, 2016

The YWCA's Cherie Reeves Sperr and Women of Achievement honoree Penelope Partridge talk about advancing the cause of equality for women.

D.O.T. Habitat Biologist Kelly McAllister talks about "bee-friendly" ground cover near freeways.


Listen to Cherie Reeves Sperr & Penelope Partridge

Listen to Kelly McAllister


Sunday, October 16, 2016

Olympia High School student Surabhi Mundada talks about her "My Glove" invention which won her a $10,000 scholarship.

Publisher of South Sound Wedding & Event Magazine Paula Lowe talks about how weddings have changed over the past 30 years.


Listen to Surabhi Mundada

Listen to Paula Lowe


Sunday, October 9, 2016

Crisis Clinic board president CB Bowers and board member Teri Ramsauer discuss the importance of the Crisis Clinic to the local community.

Karen Hall with the Olympia Soroptimist Club talks about the advancement of women in education and careers.


Listen to CB Bowers & Teri Ramsauer

Listen to Karen Hall


Sunday, October 2, 2016

Derek Revisky & Miguel Pineda with Sidewalk talk about ways to help the homeless get off of the streets and into permanent housing.

Cheryl Corrigan with Rainier Therapeutic Riding shows how working with horses can help military servicemen and women cope with PTSD.

Listen to Derek Revisky & Miguel Pineda

Listen to Cheryl Corrigan