Swedish skier Maria Pietilae-Holmner wins World Cup slalom event

...slalom, Maze was eyeing a 27th World Cup win and put the pressure on in freezing conditions with a strong second run on the icy Olympia course.But Pietilae-Holmner held her nerve to clinch her first win for nearly four years, and third of her career, winning...

Olympia Fields an unknown, and so is Sluman

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. -- Everyone thinks Jeff...Care to guess how many times he has played Olympia Fields? Including two trips to the course...downtown Chicago. The last U.S. Open at Olympia Fields was in 1928, when Johnny Farrell...

Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices

...still be in the Christmas tree business," said Tillman, who ships up to 20,000 trees each fall from nine fields south of Olympia, Washington. "We lost a lot of farmers who didn't make it through."Prices vary according to the variety of tree, but...

Shopgirl: Ballerina flats offer creature comfort

...released awhile back, and my current favorite is Charlotte Olympia's Kitty & Co. collection.She has created eight pairs of...tongue (Cheeky Kitty).And of course, each pair of Charlotte Olympia shoes comes with an adhesive Polaroid to stick on the outside...

Mark Greubel is picked to lead Team USA at World Games in 2017

...participation in the Olympic Games is anticipated.Four athletes from Greubel's MMA brought home national titles as part of the Mr. Olympia Event at the Las Vegas Convention Center in September, which factored into his selection.Nicholas Torrance won the 140-pound...

Archaeologists approve shot put in Ancient Olympia

...Tuesday, cleared the way for the events to be held in Ancient Olympia, where the flame lighting ceremony takes place for each games...slopes around the ancient field. The Olympics were started in Olympia in 776 B.C. and held every four years until the Roman Emperor...

Olympia Dukakis to star in Aeschylus' 'Agamemnon'

...Theatre Company's 2004 New York season, which opens in February with Aeschylus' "Agamemnon," starring Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis as Clytemnestra and Louis Zorich in the title role. "Agamemnon" runs Feb. 3-22 at the John Jay Theatre, 899...


GolfJaguars tie for sixth in openerIn Olympia Fields, Ill., the Georgia Regents University men's golf team tied for sixth place in the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational.The Jaguars posted 9-over-par 289 in the...


CollegesGRU golfers 10th after first roundIn Olympia Fields, Ill., Georgia Regents University's men's golf...by shooting 16-over-par 296 in the first round of the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational on Friday...

This doesn't pass inspection

...was a mistake.Yes, it's a huge mistake. But it's hard to see how it was an error. Clearly, at some point someone in Olympia thought it was a good idea. Here's the pertinent part of the bill:"In order to continue to possess an assault weapon...