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        City staff proposed to make substantial zoning changes in several areas in Tumwater as a part of the Joint Tumwater / Thurston County Plan. The proposed … more
Port of Olympia Commissioners joined with Thurston County’s Board of County Commissioners last Thu., July 22, for a special meeting to discuss when to propose to voters increasing the size of … more
“I ask not to be interrupted,” Zita said. Tension rose between the two commissioners during the Port of Olympia Commission meeting yesterday. Port of Olympia Executive Director Sam … more
On Wednesday, Intercity Transit’s board reviewed a proposal for a new Vanpool fare structure for users who need rides 10 days or fewer each month. Intercity Vanpool Manager Cindy Fisher … more
Olympia Master Builders' annual Tour of Homes returns as an in-person event  this weekend, with six stops spread across northern Thurston County.    more
If getting together with business friends and acquaintances isn't enough of a reason to participate, organizers of the Thurston Economic Development Council's new event are dangling the chance to … more
Whether you walk, drive, bike, ride the bus or find another way to get around, there’s a new survey to help regional planners to make more and better decisions about new roads, bus routes and … more
For nearly three decades of service, veteran truck driver Phil Aasen received a City of Lacey Certificate of Achievement. During the regular city council meeting yesterday, Lacey Mayor Andy Ryder … more
Express bus service between Olympia and Lacey to Pierce County resumes on Monday, July 19, 2021. Route 620 will serve the Olympia Transit Center, the State Capitol Campus, Lacey Transit Center, … more
The Thurston County Board of Commissioners plans to increase the existing Transportation Impact Fee. On Tue., July 13, at its regular meeting, the board held a public hearing on the Traffic Impact … more
This year, as we emerge from a pandemic, is like no other. So the Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC) is having an event like never before. Instead of its typical annual business awards … more
On Monday, Port of Olympia Commissioners Joe Downing and EJ Zita argued over when would be the right time to move forward with a plan to increase its three-member commission to five … more
This weekly report covers single-family home sales in Thurston County over the past week.  There were 93 sales completed from Sunday, July 4, through Saturday, July 10, 2021. The median sales … more
New Traditions Cafe today rejoined its sister operation, New Traditions Fair Trade, as an open and ready business. The Cafe was closed for six months both because of pandemic restrictions and to … more
Thurston County offers three types of assistance for residents who are struggling to pay their rent according to the Thurston County Housing Action Team. These programs include rent assistance, … more
One of the most common questions real estate agents are asked right now is, “Are we in a housing bubble?”. If you’ve read my previous articles, you may recall that most economists … more
Port of Olympia commissioners reviewed the proposed $200 million West Bay Yards proposal during a special commission work session yesterday. Brandon Smith and Ron Newman of The West Bay … more
This weekly report covers single-family home sales in Thurston County over the past week.  There were 116 sales completed from Sunday, June 27, through Saturday, July 3, 2021. The median … more
The Olympia Site Plan Review Committee reviewed three proposed housing projects along Wheeler Ave., Martin Way and Evergreen Park Drive at their meeting on Wed., June 30.  These meetings … more
The Thurston Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) passed resolutions yesterday that will add two new facilities which will expand office and operations capacity for several departments. The new … more
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