IT'S YOUR COMMUNITY Jul 2017 - Sep 2017


Sunday, September 24, 2017


Joe Kane, Executive Director of the Nisqually Land Trust, talks about preserving open space. 


Sarah Lloyd, the new executive director of Safeplace, talks about protecting victims of domestic violence.


Listen to Joe Kane

Listen to Sarah Lloyd



Sunday, September 17, 2017

Rotary District Governor Tom Carroll explains how Rotarians impact not only their local communities but people all over the world.

Wayne Hilton, Area Chair of the Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve (ESGR), explains why employers should appreciate those who serve in the Guard and military reserves. 


Listen to Tom Carroll

Listen to Wayne Hilton



Sunday, September 10, 2017

Tan Brown talks about what she saw when she took a tour of NORTH Korea.


Listen to Tan Brown (in two parts)



Sunday, September 3, 2017

Tenino Mayor Wayne Fournier says their town's Thin Blue Line Potluck Barbecue will help generate good relations between police and the public. 

Chrissy Bailey with Covenant Creatures talks about providing veterinarian care to pets of the homeless and others who can't afford care.

Listen to Mayor Fournier

Listen to Chrissy Bailey



Sunday, August 27, 2017

Carol Riley, Director of Harbor Days,and Kiwanis representative Mary Hall, talk about the vintage tugboats arriving for Labor Day weekend. 

Olympia Little Theatre producer Christian "Carv" Carvajal and director Deane Shellman explain how the upcoming presentation"Silent Sky" is so unique.


Listen to Carol Riley & Mary Hall

Listen to Christian Carvajal & Deana Shellman


Sunday, August 20, 2017

Welder Doug Drees and River Ridge High School teacher Carl Schlegal talk about the importance of volunteer instructors in the classroom. 

Assistant Chief Aaron Jelcick talks about the mission of the Olympia Police Department


Listen to Doug Drees & Carl Schlegal 

Listen to Assistant Chief Jelcick


Sunday, August 13, 2017

Bobby Williams with Bridge Music explains how writing, composing, and performing music can help kids at risk build confidence and character.

Thurston County Commissioner Bud Blake talks about the renewed effort to bring a convention center to the area.


Listen to Bobby Williams

Listen to Commissioner Blake


Sunday, August 6, 2017

Debbie Haddock and Beth Capek with the Little Red Schoolhouse Project explain how people can help kids in need receive the basics needed for going back to school. 

"Brain trainer" Linda Terry talks about how she helps seniors at the Senior Center improve their memory.


Listen to Debbie Haddock and Beth Capek

Listen to Linda Terry


Sunday, July 30, 2017

4-H leaders Jenny Taylor and Cynthia Worth, along with 4-H participant Samantha Worth, talk about the rewards of taking part in 4-H projects. 

Pope's Kids Place Director Kristie Worthey and property management manager Jim Phillips talk about how this Centralia organization helps families and children with special needs.


Listen to Jenny Taylor, Cynthia Worth, & Samantha Worth

Listen to Kristie Worthey & Jim Phillips


Sunday, July 23, 2017

Deb Nickerson, president of the Black Hills Audubon Society, talks about declining bird populations.

Political refugee Stephen Ssemaala talks about how the Tumwater based Kamu Kamu Learning Foundation helps schools and kids in his native Uganda.


Listen to Deb Nickerson

Listen to Stephen Ssemaala


Sunday, July 16, 2017

Jennifer Williamson-Forster, Director of the South Sound Reading Foundation, talks about encouraging kids to read.

Olympia Economic Development Director Renee Sunde, developer Ryan Clintworth, and planner Nichole Floyd talk about the Avalon project and other downtown development projects.


Listen to Jennifer Williamson-Forster

Listen to Renee Sunde, Ryan Clintworh, & Nichole Floyd


Sunday, July 9, 2017


Jeff Barehand with the Olympia Film Collective talks about the local area's growing film industry. 

Sammy Berg with the Thurston County Health Department explains how restaurant inspections are done.

Listen to Jeff Barehand

Listen to Sammy Berg


Sunday, July 2, 2017

Timberland Regional Library Director Cheryl Heywood and Youth and Family Services Director Kendra Jones talk about summer reading and learning opportunities for kids. (YOUTH)

Director of Sidewalk Phil Owen and Miguel Pineda give an update on how their organization is reducing the number of homeless in Olympia.


Listen to Cheryl Heywood & Kendra Jones

Listen to Phil Owen and Miguel Pineda