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Saint Martin's offers free Chinese language, culture camp
South Sound kids had a chance to practice some tai chi, learn to count in Chinese, create crafts and spend time with exchange students from China last week as part of a free day camp offered at Saint Martin's University.
3 vying for Thurston PUD District 2 seat
About 18 months ago, Russ Olsen of Lacey, was appointed to fill the District 2 seat on the Thurston PUD commission that was suddenly left vacant by former longtime commissioner Alan Corwin.
Soundings: Philanthropy comes in all shapes and sizes
Since 2007, a group of a dozen or so professional women - most retired, but some still working - have gathered monthly to sip some wine, socialize, dine on homemade soup and share dessert, then, most importantly, write checks of $50 to $100 each directed to a South Sound charitable group that can use a helping hand.