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A podcast of current events, persistent mysteries and forgotten history of Olmypia and the south sound

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A podcast of current events, persistent mysteries and forgotten history of Olmypia and the south sound

    Where Are You?

    Where Are You?

    A request for submissions in the time of Coronavirus

    • 4 min
    A Righteous Decision

    A Righteous Decision

    Charles Mitchell was the only know Black slave to live in Washington Territory.

    • 30 min
    How The West Was Once

    How The West Was Once

    A history of a history of west Olympia
    Music in this episode:
    Frog In The Well by Lucas Gonze used with Creative Commons license
    Paper Crowns by Ditrani Brothers used with permission.
    Sleep by Ronny Tana courtesy of 2060 records
    Swing Gitan by Ditrani Brothers used with permission.
    Feathersoft by Blue Dot sessions




































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































    The following is a full transcript of this episode:
    Rob Smith: One thing I know about the last name Smith, is that it makes you hard to find. I've always seen this as a benefit, but now I'm trying to find a random Smith. Larry Smith. I've been thinking about this guy for several months now. Ever since I learned he helped write a book that's long been out of print. I found a copy of this book on eBay, bought it for $25. It's called How the West Was once a history of West Olympia.
    On phone: Hey, my name is Rob Smith, and I'm calling for a Larry Smith who used to be a English teacher in Olympia at Jefferson junior high school. And I have no idea if this is the right Larry Smith, but he wrote a book called With some students and I wanted to talk to him about that book that he wrote. So, if that's you, Larry, if you're the Larry Smith..
    Rob: Here's what I know. Larry Smith was an English teacher at Jefferson Middle School in West Olympia. In 1974, his last year teaching at that school, he assigned his eighth graders a collective writing project. How the West Was Once is the product of that assignment.
    On the phone: Hey, my name is

    • 30 min
    Marlo's Secret

    Marlo's Secret

    Marlo Winter will not be shamed.
    Music by Blue Dot Sessions.
    Marlo’s website for her professional aerial work: http://www.marlowinter.com/
    StoryOly is every 3rd Tuesday from 7- 9 at Rhythm and Rye http://storyoly.com/
    My interview with Olympia Pop Rocks: http://www.olympiapoprocks.com/podcasts/opr96

    • 15 min
    The Greta Effect

    The Greta Effect

    Teenage climate strikers impatient with the pace of change take matters into their own hands.

    • 16 min
    The Sherwood Press

    The Sherwood Press

    Thirty years ago Jami Heinricher stepped into a smoky cottage in the woods. Her life would never be the same.
    Music by Olympia’s Masterworks Choral Ensemble: https://mce.org/ and Blue Dot Sessions.
    Ending theme music by Skrill Meadow https://skrillmeadow.bandcamp.com/
    Check out more photos and history at https://thesherwoodpress.wordpress.com/













































































    Jocelyn Dohm in front of her Sorority at the University of Washington. 1936

    • 29 min

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