From Our Corner Blog Posts

  • (Photos courtesy of Washington State Archives) It doesn’t receive nearly as much attention as Independence Day. It doesn’t offer an excuse to have a barbecue and shoot off fireworks. But Sept. 17 is a very important date in American history. It’s the date when the United States Constitution was signed by 39 delegates to the […]
  • CFD Program Manager Philip Kerrigan (left) and Special Programs Director Stephanie Horn (second from right) with the winning four-man team (left to right): John Pazer, Andrew Brown, Thomas Bishop and Rob Hannigen. (Photo courtesy of Heather Lucas) They came. They played golf. And they helped veterans. Not a bad way to spend a Saturday for […]
  • Several years ago, we unveiled a fun, colorful booklet called Simply Washington, which highlights and explains many aspects of our great state. Not being ones to sit still, we decided it was time to create a whole different look and feel to this publication, which is popular with teachers, students and tourists. We’re pleased to […]
  • This part of Interstate 5 in Olympia will face lane and ramp closures during the weekends of Sept. 12 and Sept. 19. Very long backups are expected. (Photos courtesy of Washington State Department of Transportation)  We normally love to encourage people to come visit Olympia, especially our beautiful Capitol Campus. But if you’re driving on […]
  • (Photos courtesy of Digital Archives) As the tallest peak in the Pacific Northwest and one that offers both challenging and comparatively easy routes, Mount Rainier is a magnet for mountain climbers near and far, novice or expert. During the summer, it’s common to see groups of climbers trudging up the mountain from Paradise in hopes […]