Media Coverage

What's the media saying about Kim Olson?

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Get out and Vote in 2018

Kim Olson talks about the importance of voting - water and our natural resources - and shows us a beautiful winter view of the Brazos River, called the Rio de los Brazos de Dios (the River of the Arms of God).

2018 TX Democratic Nominee

It's official!  You'll find the 2018 Democratic nominee for Texas Commissioner of Agriculture planting onions on her ranch.  Here's Kim's announcement video.

Burleson Star Live Radio - Ag Thursday with Bethann Coldiron

Fort Worth Launch Party

November, 11th Campaign Launch!  At 14:23 mark starts Kim's speech.

Bees for Texas

For over 25 years I served in the United States Air Force. Now, I own and operate the 4K River Ranch, where we care for thousands of bees. But why should you care about bees?

Like most folks, we know bees make honey, but “Honey” bees are very important for agricultural crops right here in the Lone Star State.

Legacy of Service

Kent & Kim share their family history.

Kim Olson Speaks at Friendsgiving Festival in Harris County

Community Service Builds Communities!

Kim Olson advocates for Community Service - Kim Olson and Friends, Adopt a Highway.

Kim Olson speaks to Hood County Democratic Party

Media Coverage List


Texas Public Radio, Ryan Poppe, December 18, 2017 (article)

Republicans Trade Barbs As Texas Agriculture Commissioner Race Heats Up


Star Telegram, Anna M. Tinsley, December 14, 2015 (article)

2018 Election: ‘As Tarrant County goes, so goes the state,’ says Beto O’Rourke


Austin American-Statesman, Johnathan Silver, December 13, 2017 (article)

Sid Miller calls for Travis GOP chairman to resign over campaign work

Houston Chronicle, Mike Ward, December 11, 2017 (article)

Filing is over -- now the hard part begins for Texas political candidates


Houston Chronicle, Andrea Zelinski, December 10, 2017 (article)

Ag commissioner candidates spar over banana Nutella crepes


San Antonio Express-News, Andrea Zelinski, December 10, 2017 (article)

Controversial agriculture commissioner draws two rivals


Bandera County Courier, December 7, 2017 (article)

Straight from the horse's mouth


Austin American-Statesman, Ken Herman, December 5, 2017 (article)

Ag Commissioner Sid Miller links opponent to Nutella banana crepes


Texas Rural Voices, Jahue Anderson, November 30, 2017 (article)

The Future Is Female


The Texas Tribune, Patrick Svitek, November 29, 2017 (article)

Longtime lobbyist Trey Blocker mounts primary challenge to Ag Commissioner Sid Miller

The Huntsville Item, Dave McNeely, November 17, 2017 (article)

Texas Democrats: End political drought?

Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Anna M. Tinsley, November 16, 2017 (article)

Ted Cruz draws challenge from Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr.

The Johnson City Record Courier, November 16, 2017 (article)

Agriculture Commissioner Candidate to Visit Johnson City

The Record Live, November 14, 2017 (article)

Best Democratic Candidates: ‘Red, White and Blue’

Times Record News, November 8, 3017 (article)

Faces and Places: County Democrats

San Angelo Standard-Times, November 8 (article)

Candidate for Texas Commissioner of Agriculture makes stop in San Angelo

The Texas Tribune, Patrick Svitek, November 5, 2017 (article)

As 2018 deadline nears, some top Democrats raising concerns about statewide ticket

Blue Ribbon News, October 30, 2017 (article)

Kim Olson announces candidacy for Texas Commissioner of Agriculture

Wichita Falls Times Record News, October 17, 2017 (article)

Lieutenant governor candidate meets with educators

Weatherford Democrat, October 3, 2017 (article)

Democrats have no challenger to go against Abbott

KOXE 101.3 FM, September 27, 2017 (article)

Ag Commissioner candidate to speak at Brown County Democrats meeting

The Comanche Chief, September 22, 2017 (article)

Kim Olson at Comanche County Democratic meeting

Jacksboro Herald-Gazette, Cherry Rushin, August 17, 2017 (article)

Ag Commissioner candidate stumps in Jacksboro

Bastrop County Candidate Forum, July 15, 2017 (video)

Kim Olson Ag Commish

Star Telegram, Patrick Svitek (The Texas Tribune), July 13, 2017 (article)

As congressional races draw big interest, Democrats still filling out statewide ticket

The Dublin Citizen, June 28, 2017 (article)

Ag commish candidate to address Erath

Stephenville Empire Tribune, June 22, 2017 (article)

Candidate for ag commissioner to speak in Erath County

The Texas Tribune, Patrick Svitek, June 19, 2017 (article)

Latest Texas fundraising totals shed light on key races

Weatherford Democrat, Christin Coyne, May 19, 2017 (article)

Former WISD trustee Olson seeks office

Hood County Democrats, May 18, 2017 (video)

The Democratic Party of  Hood County Presents Kim Olson 

Texas Woman’s University--Texas Women's Hall of Fame, September 29, 2016 (article & video)

Colonel (Ret) Kim Olson--2014 Inductee

Air Education and Training Command Newsletter, Senior Airman Jimmie D. Pike, April 8, 2016 (article)

Retired Col. Kimberly Olson: Laughlin legacy

Business and Professional Women's Foundation, May 28, 2014 (article)

BPW Foundation congratulates Women Joining Forces Advisory Council Member, Col. Kim Olson (Ret.), for her recent induction into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame.

The University of Texas at Dallas News Center, Kim Horner, April 15, 2015 (article)

Retired Colonel Encourages Women to Continue Breaking Barriers

CBS Philadelphia, Steve Tawa, October 1, 2014 (article)

Retired USAF Colonel Urges Agencies To See Special Needs of Returning Female Vets

KERA News (North Texas Public Broadcasting), Kristina Martinez & Rick Holter, May 23, 2014 (article & audio)

The Challenges Of Re-Entry For Women Veterans

WFAA ABC-TV, May 6, 2013 (video)

Colonel Kim Olson from Grace After Fire -- Interview on PTSD

Platforms TV News Program, Shivaun Palmer, November 9, 2010 (video)

Philanthropy Interviews: Kim Olson of Grace After Fire

Philanthropy Interviews: Kim Olson of Grace After Fire 2

Circle Stories Book Reviews, Doris Anne Roop-Benner, January 4, 2008 (article)

Iraq and Back by Colonel Kim Olson