Trailblazing the SCJ way

The outdoors has become a refuge for many as the pandemic wears on. From reducing cabin fever to treating Zoom fatigue, spacious parks and beaches provide options for socially distanced picnics, and campgrounds at reduced capacity are giving families space…

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Helping salmon thrive on the Olympic Peninsula

Salmon protection and habitat restoration are at the heart of an extensive fish passage barrier removal project initiated by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). Throughout Washington state, there are thousands of rivers and streams that flow under roads…

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New Craft District aims for excellence in Tumwater

Always surround yourself with people you can learn from. This was a guiding principle of Leopold Schmidt, founder of the Olympia Brewing Company in Tumwater, Wash. Leopold Schmidt, founder of the Olympia Brewing Company. Photo courtesy of Olympia Tumwater Foundation.…

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What’s going on at the Capitol Campus?

Construction orange pops against a backdrop of green grass, gray skies, and an historic, white capitol building. Cones, heavy equipment, and safety vests dot the picturesque campus with signs of progress. The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) is updating Washington…

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