The economic & urban hub of Southeast Thurston and South Pierce Counties

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Yelm is a small town in Thurston County known for its rural setting and stunning views of Mount Rainier. Referred to as the Pride of the Prairie, it's home to many independently-owned shops and restaurants. Natural beauty is abundant in Yelm, from farmlands and forests to the Nisqually River, which flows through on its way to the Puget Sound ...  READ MORE

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"South Sound Coffee Trail Visits Portland, OR"

The ​ Experience Olympia & Beyond team brought the taste of handcrafted, locally roasted coffee from the Olympia region to Portland, OR. Check out how the people of Portland enjoyed the free coffee and learn more at

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First Yelm Jazz Festival 
by RangerKen

The City of Yelm, Yelm Business Association, Pizzeria La Gitana and Prairie Park, LLC invite you to join us at Yelm City Park for the 1st Annual "Jazz in the Park" Festival. Prepare to enjoy a relaxing evening, taking in the breathtaking view of Mt. Rainier while serenaded by live jazz bands. FREE admission! ... ​​ READ MORE
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