Public Invited to Review Next Steps in Draft ONPWilderness Stewardship Plan

Plan Applies Only to Park Wilderness Area Designated in 1988. The National Park Service has released a range of preliminary draft alternatives for the Olympic National Park Wilderness Stewardship Plan.  The preliminary draft alternatives were designed to reflect key topics raised during the initial public scoping process last spring.

“The public’s review and comment at this key stage of the planning process will ensure that we are developing the best possible future for the Olympic Wilderness,” said Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum. “Moreover, we want to ensure that we have accurately heard and addressed the public’s comments as we move forward in developing the plan.”


Volunteers Needed to Evaluate Grants For RCO

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) is looking for volunteers to evaluate grant applications and help decide where the next parks, trails and boat launches will go in the state, as well as help prioritize farmlands to conserve. Volunteers will serve on advisory committees that will rank grant proposals in the spring and summer for farmland preservation and all types of recreation around the state.


Career & Internship Fair At Saint Martin’s

LACEY, Wash. — Students and job-seekers will have an opportunity to connect with a wide range of employers Tuesday, April 8 at the 2014 Career and Internship Fair. The fair, co-sponsored by Saint Martin’s University and The Evergreen State College, will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marcus Pavilion on the Saint Martin’s University campus, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE. The fair welcomes students, alumni and the public. Admission is free.


Olympia Youth Chorus Presents...World Tour 2014

On Saturday, March 22, the Olympia Youth Chorus (OYC) will be back on the Washington Center main stage beginning at 7:00pm for their 19th season. Over 120 singers (ages 5-18) in five choirs will present WORLD TOUR 2014 performing joyful music of cultures from around the globe including, Africa, Australia, Germany, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Korea, South America, and the good old USA. Additionally, Samba OlyWa will be there as guest performers for the evening. This exciting percussion and dance ensemble has been wowing audiences with their energetic music and explosive dance styles for many years. Please join us for a delightful evening of song and dance featuring these local talents. Ticket prices range from $8-$20 and can be purchased online at or by calling (360) 753-8586