This Week’s Favorite Features – Fish, Cows, & Small Businesses In…

first_imgFacebook15Tweet0Pin0 What do fish, cows and small businesses have in common?  Frankly, not a whole lot… and I will be the first to admit that it would have been a better headline if I had been able to generate a third animal that represented a popular article.  The three are linked together by being popular stories on ThurstonTalk over the past week.  Another disclaimer – I skipped over the Halloween related content because I’m quite certain that ThurstonTalk readers have moved on from October 31st and have no need to revisit pumpkins or haunted houses.  Candy, on the other hand, is certainly permissible.Read on…For Love and Money: Many Paths To Success For Small Business Owners in OlympiaNatasha Ashenhurst created a masterful article after interviewing four small business owners: Amy Evans of Bon Lemon, Amanda Beers of Sweet Charley B’s Cupcakery, Dan Jones of ThurstonTalk, and Tom and Celia Husmann of Olympia Local Foods.  Read about the secret of their business success and how their entrepreneurial spirit moves them.Thrifty Thurston Visits Kennedy Creek Salmon TrailKennedy Creek Salmon Trail, on the edge of Thurston and Mason counties, is a true gem in our community (and it’s free).  Just visit one time and you will be a believer in annual trips to the creek.  Open on the weekends through November, Kennedy Creek is a fantastic place for your family to learn about the salmon migration.Who Created The Cows?  The Mystery At Mud Bay Remains After 10 YearsI pass the mammoth cow sculptures along Highway 101 at least twice a day.  This is a light-hearted read by Doris Faltys who was looking to solve the mystery of the cows.  A few Facebook readers have shared their own theories.  What do you think?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.last_img read more

One of the biggest football clubs in the world just quarantined its whole squad…

first_imgImage Courtesy: Shutterstock/GettyAdvertisement 10atNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs1r5Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E3wu( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 4ws5Would you ever consider trying this?😱2kCan your students do this? 🌚rqe4Roller skating! Powered by Firework Coronavirus has found its way into the world of football. First, Serie A was suspended for a month, followed by the Bundesliga side Hanover 96 centre back Timo Hübers and Juventus FC defender Daniele Rugani being the first top tier footballers to be tested positive with the virus contamination. Now, the La Liga giants and one of the greatest football clubs in the world Real Madrid is making headlines, after dropping its whole football squad into quarantine for a couple of weeks.Advertisement Image Courtesy: Shutterstock/GettyThe decision came after a basketball player of Real’s basketball team ‘Real Madrid Baloncesto’ was tested positive of COVID-19. The whole basketball team was put to quarantine at first, but as they train along with the football team in the same venue, the positive test mean the Galacticos may have possibly been contaminated.“Real Madrid CF announces that a player from our basketball team has tested positive after undergoing tests for coronavirus COVID-19,” a statement read on the club’s official website.Advertisement “The recommendation has been made to quarantine both the basketball first team and the football first team, given that the two squads share facilities in Ciudad Real Madrid,” the statement added.The club has shut down the common training venue in Ciudad, and the staffs that were present in the venue have also been put to quarantine along with the footballers and basketball players.Advertisement Following Real’s subjecting of its footballers to quarantine, La Liga was itself suspended for two weeks. This means, Real’s two upcoming la Liga matches versus SD Eibar and Valencia CF have been postponed.Along with La Liga, Second division football league “Segunda División” or La Liga 2 was suspended following the virus pandemic. Liga ACB, the country’s national basketball league where Baloncesto competes, has also been suspended.Additionally, Los Blancos are scheduled to travel to Manchester to play the second leg of their UEFA Champions league round of 16 game against Manchester City, Although, speculations are going on that the Citizens’ home fixture will also get postponed.Yesterday, the Champions League face off between Juventus FC and Lyon was announced to be a behind the doors match in Turin. However, following the positive Test results of Rugani, there may be new decisions. And with Real Madrid quarantining its players before the City clash, the tournament’s governing body UEFA has announced to hold a video conference meeting coming Tuesday in response to the virus outbreak.Also read-Corona finds the net: Bundesliga defender Timo Hubers first high profile player to test positive for CoronavirusMassive update on foreign players’ presence in IPL 2020 due to coronavirus! Advertisementlast_img read more