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Thurston County Soars in National Rankings: Second in Economic Strength, Ninth in Sustainable Growth & Resilience – The Power of Partnerships and Regional Vision

2024-02-21T10:07:36-08:00

Within the last two months, Thurston County has registered significantly high in national rankings – Chmura Economics rated our county as number 2 for economic strength & prime workforce rankings; shortly after, the Milken Institute ranked our county as number 9 for sustainable growth & resilience. These rankings are very gratifying – compared to and [...]

Thurston County Soars in National Rankings: Second in Economic Strength, Ninth in Sustainable Growth & Resilience – The Power of Partnerships and Regional Vision2024-02-21T10:07:36-08:00

Celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week by immersing yourself in the inspiring story of the Pogue Family

2024-02-16T14:55:18-08:00

Celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week by immersing yourself in the inspiring story of the Pogue Family, proud owners of Offut Lake Resort and the cherished Lady of the Lake restaurant. Nestled in the serene countryside just outside Tumwater & Olympia, this hidden gem offers much more than stunning views and cozy cabins. Join Becky, Tom, and [...]

Celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week by immersing yourself in the inspiring story of the Pogue Family2024-02-16T14:55:18-08:00

House of David Adult Family Home Offers Warm, Safe Living for Patients

2024-02-14T09:32:52-08:00

Photos courtesy of David Bulindah. Top left: Irene and David Buhlindah. Upper right: Ricky, a resident, David, and Yelm Mayor Joe DePinto. Adult family homes do more than provide medical services. As the name suggests, they are a place to call home for people who, according to the Adult Family Home Council of [...]

House of David Adult Family Home Offers Warm, Safe Living for Patients2024-02-14T09:32:52-08:00

Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Metropolitan Statistical Area has Secured #2 Spot for Economic Strength

2024-02-07T11:37:51-08:00

Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Metropolitan Statistical Area has Secured #2 Spot for Economic Strength In a recent study by Chmura Analytics, a leading national economic research firm, the Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Metropolitan Statistical Area has secured the impressive #2 spot for economic strength in the entire United States! A Transformative Shift: Thurston County's Economic Evolution Over the last 20 [...]

Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Metropolitan Statistical Area has Secured #2 Spot for Economic Strength2024-02-07T11:37:51-08:00

Sam’s Janitorial is a True Family Legacy

2024-02-07T11:36:47-08:00

Sam’s Janitorial is a True Family Legacy These days it’s rare to find true family businesses going strong, much less one with more than three decades of industry experience. For Sam’s Janitorial LLC, both are true, and the company is excited about all 2024 will bring. Thanks to help from the Thurston EDC and [...]

Sam’s Janitorial is a True Family Legacy2024-02-07T11:36:47-08:00

Healthy Diet and Nutrition that’s True For You—True For You Nutrition, LLC

2024-01-30T12:44:52-08:00

Healthy Diet and Nutrition that’s True For You Let’s face it: Americans love to eat. We have favorite meals, restaurants, kitchen gadgets, televised cooking shows, and even make celebrities of today’s hottest chefs. But what we don’t always have is the healthiest relationship with food. Locally, Intuitive Eating Coach and registered dietitian Cathy Visser [...]

Healthy Diet and Nutrition that’s True For You—True For You Nutrition, LLC2024-01-30T12:44:52-08:00

Thriving Together: FASTSIGNS’ Dynamic Path to Business Success with the EDC

2024-01-09T15:25:26-08:00

There’s a cyclical balance to success. We face a new challenge, reach out for help and advice, succeed, and then offer our experience to the next generation. The Thurston EDC’s Center for Business & Innovation is a startup training, resources, growth, support, and expansion hub. They pair entrepreneurs with mentors, programs, and networking opportunities [...]

Thriving Together: FASTSIGNS’ Dynamic Path to Business Success with the EDC2024-01-09T15:25:26-08:00

Black Lake Bible Camp

2023-12-20T15:57:00-08:00

Celebrating 75 Years by the Campfire: The Enduring Legacy of Black Lake Bible Camp Going to camp—whether for a summer, over school holidays, or just spending weekends under the stars—is a tremendous experience. Jumping off a dock into the lake, meals around scuffed picnic tables and warm lodge bunkbeds, staying up late, singing songs, [...]

Black Lake Bible Camp2023-12-20T15:57:00-08:00

Building Towards an Immersive Future with Somatic VR

2023-11-09T10:49:42-08:00

Building Towards an Immersive Future with Somatic VR Michael Moore, upper left, oversees Business Ops alongside product creator and partner Thomas Karl is on the lower right. Moore says their business model is simple. “Somatic VR sells a product: EROS Trackers,” he explains. “These tiny trackers magnetically attach to the user's joints [...]

Building Towards an Immersive Future with Somatic VR2023-11-09T10:49:42-08:00

Jay’s Tactics + APEX Keep Northwest Soldiers on their Toes

2023-10-31T18:05:32-07:00

Jay’s Tactics + APEX Keep Northwest Soldiers on their Toes On the left, we have Jason Palacios, a former US Army Soldier who now offers Jiu Jitsu training to the Army Special Forces soldiers at JBLM. Photo courtesy of Jason Palacios. We’ve all seen movies where the camo-clad drill instructor barks commands [...]

Jay’s Tactics + APEX Keep Northwest Soldiers on their Toes2023-10-31T18:05:32-07:00
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