From Our Corner Blog Posts

  • In the midst of summer, people in the Olympia area seem to flock to Capitol Lake. The lake, which sits at the mouth of the Deschutes River at the edge of downtown Olympia, provides a scenic 1.5 mile loop with an amazing view of the state capitol buildings. The trail attracts walkers, runners, bikers, dogs, […]
  • History fans and supporters of our office have a chance to help fund the next great exhibit about Washington — one that celebrates the year we actually became a state! Our Legacy Washington program has just launched its first Kickstarter Campaign! This goal is to raise funds needed for a new exhibit: “Washington 1889, Blazes, […]
  • If you throw a birthday party and want to attract a huge crowd, just make sure the Lombardi Trophy is there! That’s what our office did when it hosted a 30th birthday celebration last week for the Combined Fund Drive, the largest giving program for public employees in Washington. Attracted by the trophy given to […]
  • Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Friday certified an initiative aiming to lower class sizes in Washington public schools. The measure, Initiative 1351, will be placed on the statewide ballot this fall after a check this week determined it has enough signatures to qualify. A team of 10 signature checkers finished their work late Thursday […]
  • A wildfire rages near Malott in Okanogan County. (Photo courtesy of Omak-Okanogan Chronicle) As crews continue battling the largest wildfires in Washington history, Secretary of State Kim Wyman is offering assistance to affected counties and voters as the state’s Aug. 5 Primary Election voting period is underway. Wyman said Friday that counties in the wildlife […]