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The Evergreen State College in Olympia

Go, Greeners, Go

Rick Steves | Posted 08.25.2012 | College
Rick Steves

After a thousand handshakes, hugs, and high fives, I realized I was having the time of my life. The president said no speaker had ever stayed to shake hands like this, and I could sit down and relax.

Occupy Olympia Ousted

Mark Taylor-Canfield | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics
Mark Taylor-Canfield

The Washington State Patrol and the Department of Enterprise Services have delivered a "Notice to Cease and Desist Camping" to Occupy Olympia at the state capitol...Occupy Olympia's encampment has served as a meeting place and organizing spot for demonstrations at the state capitol against state budget cuts to healthcare, education, and social services.

Prison Doubles Up As Sustainable Living Center

Earth 911 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A prison in Aberdeen, Wash. looks a little different than the bleak landscape, dirty walls and lifeless structure that are standard throughout the U.S...