Introducing the Promising Notes Concert Series

 The City of Olympia, Octapas Café and the Olympia Downtown Alliance have partnered to produce the Promising Notes Concert Series, a series of videos featuring Thurston County-based musicians playing their own work or their favorite piece. “We’ve been feeling the loss of live music with the close of venues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Musicians and live music are…

OlyFed Announces Staff Leadership Promotions

Olympia Federal Savings (OlyFed) is pleased to announce the promotions of three team members. Jennifer Arnold, is now Senior Vice President (SVP) and Chief Banking Officer (CBO). Arnold joined OlyFed in 2007 as a Customer Service Representative and has been promoted several times serving as an Assistant Branch Manager, Branch Manager, Assistant Vice President (AVP)/Residential…

Sports Award Winners Announced

The Annual Thurston County Sports Awards celebrate local high school athletes, college athletes, sports contributors and sports moments. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Olympia & Beyond Sports Commission has replaced the in-person awards ceremony with virtual recognition to honor local athletes and game-changers in our community. Today, the Olympia & Beyond Sports Commission…