From Our Corner Blog Posts

  • (Photo courtesy of Scott D. Nelson) Last week’s annual Capital Lakefair event in Olympia concluded Sunday night with a spectacular fireworks show with the Capitol Dome visible in the lower-right corner. This stunning image was sent to us by Scott D. Nelson of Olympia. We invite you to e-mail your photos and stories to us […]
  • A signature checker reviews some of the signatures for I-1351. (Photo courtesy of Katy Payne) Our Elections Division is busy this week checking signatures that were submitted in early July for Initiative 1351. The initiative, if passed, would affect grades K-12 by lowering class sizes and increasing school staff. For an initiative to qualify for […]
  • Vince Lombardi Trophy. (Photo courtesy of Stephanie Horn) When the Office of Secretary of State hosts a 30th birthday event for the Washington State Combined Fund Drive Thursday at the State Capitol in Olympia, a special “guest” will appear – the Vince Lombardi Trophy, courtesy of the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks. The event will […]
  • Ten years after Washington voters adopted the Top 2 Primary system by initiative, it’s time for the 2014 edition. Check your mail over the next few days for your Primary ballot.  Although it’s a mid-term election, there are races and propositions that are significant for your community, and we’re hoping for an excellent turnout, state […]
  • Summer temperatures in Western Washington usually are warm and comfortable. When temps around here become too hot for comfort, many people do one of two things: They either find saltwater or head up to the mountains. If you choose the latter, it’s tough to beat a day on majestic Mount Rainier. A day hike to […]