IT'S YOUR COMMUNITY Jan 2015 - Mar 2015


Sunday, March 29, 2105


Capitalarian president George Sharp shares his views on the future of Lakefair and its impact on the local economy.

Amy Evans, local director for Dogs on Deployment, explains how her organization is serving the military community.

Listen to George Sharp


Listen to Amy Evans



Sunday, March 22, 2105

Ann Olson and Eileen Dodge with the Olympia Genealogical Society talk about the satisfaction of tracking your ancestors.

Matt Newman, Athletic Director at The Evergreen State College, talks about making the college's athletic program more visible.


Listen to Ann Olson & Eileen Dodge


Listen to Matt Newman



Sunday, March 15, 2015

Wendell Hines, with Mission Improvement, tells what it's like to stand on a street corner begging for help.

Olympia Police Chief Ronnie Roberts, talks about public safety, especially in the downtown area.

Listen to Wendell Hines


Listen to Chief Roberts


Sunday, March 8, 2015


Senior Services director Ilene McKenzie-Sullivan talks about the importance of the Meals on Wheels program.

Olympia Fire Marshal Rob Bradley shares his experiences as a volunteer in Jerusalem, Israel.


Listen to Ilene McKenzie-Sullivan


Listen to Fire Marshal Bradley


Sunday, March 1, 2015

Kim Adelson with the Black Hills Audubon Society, talks about how climate change is affecting the local bird population. 

Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza talks about traffic safety and other public safety issues.


Listen to Kim Adelson


Listen to Sheriff John Snaza



Sunday, February 22nd, 2015


Jonna Van Dyk with the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission talks about the effects of marijuana on a person's driving skills.

Local residents Treacy Duerfeldt & Richard Weeks talk about a visit to the "real" Cuba.

Listen to Jonna Van Dyk


Listen to Treacy Duerfeldt & Richard Weeks



Sunday, February 15th, 2015


Jeff Marti and Maria Ruth with "Save the LBA Woods" make a plea to save some open space from development.

Scott Schoengarth, producer of Entertainment Explosion's "A Really Big Shoe 9" talks about how the production will help needy children.

Listen to Jeff Marti and Maria Ruth


Listen to Scott Schoengarth




Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Teacher Blue Peetz, para-educator Maureen O'Neill, and students T.J. and Esperanza with the Freedom Farmers of Olympia High School explain the importance of teaching today's young people the importance of agriculture and growing their own food.

Employment consultant with Morningside, Maureen O'Neill, talks about finding jobs for those with physical or mental challenges.


Listen to Blue Peetz, Maureen O'Neill, T.J., and Esperanza


Listen to Maureen O'Neill


Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 9am

Myra Downing, Olympia Yacht Club Commodore, talks about silt, Capitol Lake, and fuel availability for boaters.

Historian Drew Crooks talks about how the Medicine Creek Treaty of long ago is still affecting local residents today.


Listen to Commodore Downing


Listen to Drew Crooks



Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 9am


Kris Tucker and Ron Hinton with the Olympia Artspace Alliance discuss plans to develop housing downtown for creative people.

Vic Coleman with the Community Sustaining Fund of Thurston County explains how his organization is supporting progressive causes.

Listen to Kris Tucker and Ron Hinton


Listen to Vic Coleman



Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 9am


Graham Evans with Climate Solutions talks about tidal rise, greenhouse gasses, and carbon pricing.

Jean Eberhardt and Dixie Havlak with the Santo Tomas Sister Community Association explain how people in Thurston County are helping others in Nicaragua.

Listen to Graham Evans


Listen to Jean Eberhardt & Dixie Havlak



Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 9am


Former Lacey Mayor and current council member Virgil Clarkson talks about the meaning of Martin Luther King Day.

Thurston County Waste Reduction Specialist Peter Guttchen gives tips on how to waste less food.

Listen to Councilman Clarkson


Listen to Peter Guttchen



Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 9am

Gig Harbor Dentist Dr. Sherwin Shinn talks about bringing dental care to impoverished countries and urges other dentists to do so as well.

Sarah Hinman, director of Concern For Animals, talks about helping the homeless keep their pets.


Listen to Dr. Shinn


Listen to Sarah Hinman