Your Community Podcasts

Olympia grew up listening to Dick Pust chatting with candidates for local office and representatives from every community group one could imagine. On his “Your Community” program (on-air Saturdays at 7am) and podcast (Spotify, Apple, or Google on demand), Dick talks with non-profit groups, community leaders, candidates, and businesses.

Thanks to Americool Heating and Air Conditioning for their sponsorship of “Your Community.” If you’re interested in sponsoring “Your Community” or purchasing “Your Community” on-air and digital advertising, contact KXXO general sales manager Brian Butler at 360-943-9937.


Kellie McNelly, Executive Director of Rochester Organization Of Families, joins Dick to discuss ROOF and their wide range of community services. Click here to hear the podcast.


Author Merritt Long joins Dick to discuss his book and stories of growing up in segregated Alabama. Click here to hear the podcast.


Joe Avalos, the Director of Olympic Health and Recovery Services, visits with Dick about their goal to provide access to behavioral health crisis and recovery support services in Thurston and Mason Counties. Click here to hear the podcast.


Author Dr. Thelma Jackson discusses her book “Blacks in Thurston County.” Click here to hear the podcast.


Local honorary historian and raconteur Don Trosper visits with Dick about Tumwater’s history. Click here to hear the podcast.


Lacey is growing with new retail, residential, and city projects. City Councilman Lenny Greenstein discusses the future of Lacey with Dick Pust. Click here to hear the podcast.


Brothers Dan and Jonathan Tweten purchased the 3 Brewery City Pizza locations a couple years ago and just finished renovations. Click here to hear the podcast.


Olympia Schools Superintendent Patrick Murphy speaks with Dick about school enrollment, test scores, proposed school levies and possible school closings. Click here to hear the podcast.


You may be surprised just how big the South Sound YMCA is and how much they offer. Kyle Cronk, President of South Sound YMCA, joins Dick on the program this week. Click here to hear the podcast.