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Quiet living with an array of local restaurants, small businesses and lush parks​

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A Day in Olympia

There's so much to do in Olympia that you could spend weeks just exploring city sights, noshing on locally grown and cooked cuisine, and enjoying the arts and entertainment venues the state capital is known for. Watch the video to get your feet wet with the City of Olympia. 

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Results from our 2018 Readers Poll

Every year we ask the readers of the Weekly Volcano what they like best in the greater Olympia area, and every year they respond. In the following pages you’ll find feature stories of some of the winners from the 2018 Best of Olympia Reader’s Poll, and some writer's picks as well ... ​​ READ MORE

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