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2017 Elections

Have local races become nationalized?

by Green Pages staff in 2017 Elections 7

[BY S. SALMI] Ken Balsley argues that the dictum, “all politics is local,” has been turned on its head. The outcome of the 2017 elections was determined by what he describes [...]

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10:00 am Fair Trade Friday @ Traditions Fair Trade
Fair Trade Friday @ Traditions Fair Trade
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Forget Black Friday — join Traditions Fair Trade for its first annual Fair Trade Friday. This is an opportunity to hang out in in a cozy atmosphere that includes beautiful, ethical, handmade things surrounded by good [...]
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Annual Holiday Tour of Historic ... @ Olympia
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The South Capitol Neighborhood is the focus of this year’s tour of historic homes, a beloved tradition in Olympia. Admission to the Bigelow House is also included in ticket price, where refreshments will be served, [...]
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Agriculture Education Forum @ Tenino High School Commons
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5:30 pm From Ice Age to the 21st Century... @ Tumwater Timberland Library
From Ice Age to the 21st Century... @ Tumwater Timberland Library
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Historian Drew Crooks will explore the fascinating history of Thurston County from far in the past to modern times. It is an exciting story, full of surprises, conflicts and compromises.
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Craig Romano on Urban Trails @ Friends Meeting House
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The Mountaineers’ Adventurer Series will feature Craig Romano, who will discuss urban trails. the award-winning guidebook author will share a slideshow trail tour around Olympia, Shelton, South Thurston County, and Harstine Island. His book, Urban Trails, [...]
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Birds of Borneo with Jerry Broads @ Temple Beth Hatfiloh
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In 2016 Jerry Broadus and Clarice Clark joined a birdbanding project in Borneo with long-time friend and (for several years) Morse Audubon Preserve bander, Suzanne Tomassi, who is running a 10-year study and banding project [...]

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