Elections 2020
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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
  Self-described fascist pleads guilty to three counts of third-degree assault, two counts of harassment and … more
The Thurston County Auditor’s Financial Services Team received their 14th straight Annual Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government … more
While the few local contested Thurston County races have been less than nail-biting as vote tallies have slowly trickled in, the race for Commissioner District 2 has proved more dramatic. With a … more
What may have been a chaotic and potentially violent display by protestors at the Washington Capitol Campus has been relatively peaceful, say Washington State Patrol officials. After rioters … more
Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today condemning a group that bypassed a gate and occupied the lawn of the Governor’s Mansion in Olympia on Wednesday, as well as violent acts of insurrection … more
A large group of rioters, many holding signs and wearing logos endorsing Donald Trump, breached the gate to the Governor’s Mansion Wednesday afternoon, during an day of protest on the capitol … more
In a ceremony lasting just 50 minutes, including time to work out technical glitches, Thurston County received a blessing, heard two keynote addresses and swore in seven state and county officials … more
After The Thurston County Prosecutor’s Office opted not to immediately file charges against a 25-year-old Bellingham man accused of shooting a protestor on the state capital campus, myriad news … more
OLYMPIA – Thurston County Elections will host a virtual swearing in ceremony for recently elected officials at 10 … more
For the second Saturday in a row, protestors and counter protestors clashed in downtown Olympia, resulting in fights, gunshots, injuries and arrests. The Olympia Police Department had prepared for … more
One person was arrested following a reported shooting at the Capital Campus Saturday afternoon, Washington State Patrol reported. The afternoon had been filled with clashing protestors — … more
Authorities are still investigating a clash between protestors in downtown Olympia Saturday — a clash which lead to alleged gunfire and one arrest. Christopher M. Guenzler, 27, was charged … more
An extraordinary election cycle came to a close as Thurston County officials certified the results of the 2020 general election this afternoon. “I really think that all of election staff … more
In the latest round of election results, Thurston County Commissioner for District 2, Gary Edwards, continued pulling ahead of challenger Michael Steadman. Edwards' advantage is just over one … more
In the race for Thurston County Commissioner District 2, incumbent Gary Edwards has taken a slight lead over challenger Michael Steadman. Edwards initially trailed Steadman by about five … more
On a cold Saturday morning, we ventured outside to see who wanted to share their thoughts about this historic Presidential election.  more
    The race for Thurston County Commissioner District 2 tightened this week, as incumbent Gary Edwards drew within one percent of challenger Michael Steadman.   With … more
With 61.44 percent of the vote counted Tuesday night, Thurston County largely voted for former Vice President Joe Biden, who received 61.39 percent of the vote over President Donald Trump’s … more
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