Facebook0Tweet0Pin0The Aster K, a Weyerhaeuser vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia’s Marine Terminal on March 2, 2012. After loading cargo (logs), it’s scheduled to depart on March 6, 2012.Vessel: Aster KVessel Flag: PanamaDestination: Hiro, JapanBoard Footage: Approx 5.8 MillionCustomer: WeyerhaeuserStevedore: SSAAgent: K-Line AmericaTentative Work Schedule: Five day shifts (Friday-Tuesday)Tug: CrowleyJobs: No fewer than 400 jobs annually are associated with the movement of cargo in and out of the Port–NOTE: This includes direct, indirect and induced jobs.*
Facebook18Tweet0Pin0 Well, clearly there is no theme surrounding this week’s favorite features. The articles are a diverse sampling of ThurstonTalk stories. Read on to see three positive stories that rose to the top this week.Olympia’s Artesian Well: Flowing Water From The HeavensThe artesian well post includes five photos captured during an afternoon visit to the site. Our writer, Jake Luplow, chatted with users while they filled big jugs. Visit the artesian well on 4th Avenue in downtown Olympia.Olympia Nutrition Consultant Finds Sweetness Beyond The Chocolate BarLacy Waltermeyer’s popularity is clear. As soon as her new article posted, views jumped up. We are excited to have Lacy as a community contributor. Watch for her nutrition based stories each month.Oly Rollers Bring Home Another National TitleWhile this article was technically posted last week, it hung on to a top spot this week. Oly Rollers is an awesome, dedicated group of women skaters that represented Olympia at a national competition last month. Read about the team and their successes in this article.ThurstonTalk aims to be your source for positive information and events happening in Olympia. If you have a suggestion for a story, send us a note at [email protected] For more events and to learn what’s happening in Olympia and the surrounding area, click here.