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Olympia School Board to discuss finalists for top job Thursday night
The search for the Olympia School District’s next leader is entering the final phase. All three superintendent finalists visited the district this week, and the Olympia School Board is scheduled … Click to Continue »
What’s Happening for March 24
Saturday Capital Food and Wine Festival: Fundraiser with more than 100 regional wines, dozens of beers and hard ciders, local restaurant fare, and three stages of live music. Noon-9 p.m., … Click to Continue »
What’s Happening for March 23
Thursday (March 23) Ikebana International Chapter No. 147 Tacoma-Olympia: Featuring arrangers from the Sogetsu, Enshu and Ichyo schools.10 a.m.-noon, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1515 Harrison Ave. NW, Olympia , Information: … Click to Continue »
Lacey firefighters rescue woman and dog from burning house
Lacey Fire District 3 firefighters rescued a woman and her dog from a burning house Monday afternoon. The woman suffered burns and smoke inhalation and was taken to Providence St. … Click to Continue »
Thurston County murder suspect posts $2.5 million bail
A suspect accused of killing a Thurston County man and dumping his body in a river has been released from jail after posting $2.5 million bail. Jeremy Brian Leininger, 20, posted … Click to Continue »

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Are you wondering if there's a hard and fast rule about what income is taxable and what income is not taxable? The quick (and easy) answer is that all income is taxable unless the law specifically excludes it. But as you might have guessed, there's more to it than that. Keep reading to learn more.
At some point, most small businesses owners will visit a bank or other lending institution to borrow money. Whether it's for startup costs or business expansion, understanding what your bank wants, and how to properly approach them, can mean the difference between getting your money for expansion and having to scrape through finding cash from other sources. Here's what you need to know.
Confused about which credits and deductions you can claim on your 2016 tax return? You're not alone. Here are six tax breaks you won't want to overlook.
As a businessman working in Seattle, I traveled the I-5 corridor between Seattle and Portland many times. When southbound from Seattle, I looked forward to driving through the Olympia area because it was such a pleasant and scenic part of the trip.
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