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The Olympia Standard #20: Malika Lamont & The Opioid Epidemic

8/4/2018
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On this episode of The Olympia Standard, we talk to Malika Lamont about the opioid crisis. Why are people becoming addicted and what impact does it have on their lives? What barriers exist for recovery? What is harm reduction? And how are local governments and service providers responding to the crisis? Tune in next week! The Olympia Standard #20: Malika Lamont & The Opioid Epidemic The Olympia Standard RSSCONTACT: Email us here

Duration:00:42:39

The Olympia Standard #19: Independent Candidates

7/23/2018
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On this episode of The Olympia Standard, Olympia Standard, we talk about the rise of independent candidates in local elections. Our guests are Olympia City Councilmember Renata Rollins and Thurston County Commissioner John Hutchings, who approach independence from the major political parties in different ways. The big question: what do we ask independent candidates (and really, all candidates) to get a better sense of their politics? The Olympia Standard #19: Independent Candidates with...

Duration:00:50:12

The Olympia Standard #18: Congressman Denny Heck

7/9/2018
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On this episode of The Olympia Standard, we interviewed Congressman Denny Heck. We talked about the nature of the 10th district, what people in Olympia can do when we see distressing policies from the federal government, and national issues that are of significance to our local community, including homelessness and housing. The Olympia Standard RSSCONTACT: Email us here

Duration:00:51:41

The Olympia Standard #17: Andy Haub & Sea Level Rise

6/25/2018
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On this episode of The Olympia Standard, we talk about sea level rise in downtown Olympia with Andy Haub, Water Resources Director for the city. What's up with the current planning process for sea level rise? What is the tipping point where we ditch downtown and move uphill? And why are new buildings going up before the plan is in place? The Olympia Standard RSSCONTACT: Email us here

Duration:00:48:59