NOTICE: Deadline: First Day of each Month

Please note: Deadlines are a month before publication. For example, the Deadline is November 1st for the December newspaper.

The Thurston-Mason Senior News

The Senior News is a monthly newspaper published by the non-profit organization, The Thurston County Council on Aging. 16,000 papers are produced and distributed the end of each month (half direct mail/half to approx. 350 drop off locations) The paper is free and is supported through reader donations and advertising sales. Deadline for articles, ads, address changes etc. is always the second Friday of each month.

To be added to the mailing list, send your name & address (with hopefully a donation) to:

Senior News
PO Box 7624
Olympia, WA 98507

Business Display Advertising: contact Charlie at

Articles are accepted at, but no promises made that we’ll have room to fit in all we receive. Local flavor, brevity and photos help.

The Senior News is published monthly. Advertising or articles due the first day of the month and won’t be in the reader’s hands till the end of the month and then the next one won’t be for another month. If you’re announcing something that is happening anytime next month, you need to send info by the second Friday of this month.