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Neighbors weigh-in on asylum seekers

07/10/2018 13:20
Neighbors from southwest Olympia weighed-in on the news about the US federal government's policy for handling people seeking asylum in the US. The group of neighbors held signs at the intersection of Harrison and Perry between 8-10 am on June 26. .

South Sound Green Tour May 19 & 20

05/04/2018 07:56
The NW EcoBuilding Guild​ presents the 2018 South Sound Green Tour​. May 19th, around Olympia, and May 20th, in Tacoma.    This free-to-the-public event features new homes, businesses, remodels, retrofits, rain gardens, onsite stormwater mitigation and more.   Read more:...

Graffiti

04/15/2018 17:43
Report Graffiti Prompt reporting of graffiti by citizens greatly improves cleanup response times and provides valuable information for the prosecution of the taggers. As always, call 9-1-1 if you witness a crime in progress. Where to Report Graffiti... On Public Property City...

SWONA Walking Park Guide is available

03/12/2018 17:35
The members of SWONA created four "parklets" at different points in the neighborhood in 2008, via a grant from the County Health Department.  The goal was to give more neighbors a reason to get out and walk -- so was born the idea of a "Walking Park" that each person would "create" by walking...

Poetry Post

05/13/2017 16:22
The dedication of the Poetry Post at the end of Decatur St SW happened today.  Several SWONA members and some guests were there to watch as pieces were welded onto the vine.  SWONA President, Phil Cornell, read an original poem in dedication of the final piece of the Decatur Pathway...

Poetry Post Dedication

04/18/2017 12:09
Poetry Post Dedication May 13, 2017 12:00 to 2:00 PM Decatur Pathway (South end of Decatur St SW)   The South West Olympia Neighborhood Association, SWONA, will be dedicating the new Poetry Post as an addition to the public art theme that is developing in Olympia.  This installation is...

Annual Meeting

03/16/2017 20:58
Great turnout for the meeting tonight!!!  We have elected the following people as SWONA officers: President - Phil Cornell, Vice-President - Karen Janowitz, Secretary - Angela Rush, Member-at-Large - Brent McBride.  Next meeting will be June 15, 2017.

New Decatur Post design concept

05/10/2016 14:57
Look at the gallery under Decatur Pathway Park, there is a sketch of what the new post might look like.

Graffiti

01/06/2016 11:32
I just got an email from Amy Stull @ OPD; "Today I showed a map of ACAB tags to the strategy group that meets every week. As a result, the Patrol Lt. will be sharing his expectation that officers are aware and actively looking for who is doing this damage. In addition, they supported creating and...

Graffiti

12/01/2015 22:02
We now have a "Graffiti Hit Squad", a group of volunteers who will be available to assist with cleanup of graffiti on private property when the homeowner asks for help.  Each resident is responsible for cleanup of graffiti on their own property.  If you see graffiti report it to...
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