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The Tumwater council in its session on Tuesday, May 3, authorized mayor Debbie Sullivan to sign a public works contract with KBH Construction Co., of Olympia, $215,900 for restroom improvement … more
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has completed the annual water quality evaluation of the state’s commercial shellfish growing areas. Unfortunately, high fecal … more
I have written several times that it is not necessary to be able to identify bird species to enjoy watching and listening to them and having them as our neighbors. Yet, for some of you, identifying … more
Olympia City Council approved a proclamation designating May as Olympia Bicycle Month at its meeting yesterday. The city council approved the proclamation to recognize both the 52nd Earth Day and … more
Olympia’s city council unanimously approved a resolution renaming Priest Point Park to Squaxin Park April 25, Monday in recognition of the Squaxin Island Tribe’s historical habitation of … more
The Olympia Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC) is reviewing the Kaiser Woods Park plan, which would provide more trails for running, biking, hiking and dog walking. In her presentation … more
Outdoor adventure, at-home aid and opportunities to try a new hobby can be found at Timberland Regional Library with the Library of Things collection. Area residents can find a variety of kits and … more
Olympia City Council is set to confirm plans to rename Priest Point Park to Squaxin Park during its regular session next Monday, April 25. Proposed by the city’s Parks, Art, & Recreation … more
How to keep the people of Ukraine in mind as most of us live safe, secure lives 5,500 miles away? The Olympia Tumwater Foundation is projecting a 100-foot-high peace symbol, in the blue and yellow … more
Construction of Greg Cuoio Park Phase 1A will cost $3 to $5 million over five years, according to the parks director. Speaking at the Lacey Board of Park Commissioners meeting yesterday, Lacey … more
Knowing I’m interested in birds, people occasionally ask me to advise them on how to get started in bird watching. And I usually answer, “just walk around your neighborhood and pay … more
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has updated its advisory to Washington residents to not serve or eat certain oysters harvested from the south and central parts of … more
Olympia City Council has unanimously approved starting negotiations with the Olympia School District (OSD) on building a school on the city’s Yelm Highway property planned to be developed into … more
The Olympia City Council is set to vote tomorrow on a proposed Co-Location Agreement that would make part of the Yelm Highway land designated to become a new park available to Olympia School … more
Olympia community members attended the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting to advocate for the proposed renaming of Priest Point Park to Squaxin Park yesterday. Parks Planning & … more
Olympia may have a new resto-bar opening soon. more
By Hannah Weinberger / March 3, 2022 — Home gardener Maggie Slighte was thrilled to discover that she could use food assistance program benefits to purchase seeds and … more
The Olympia  Parking and Business Improvement Area Board is looking for artists for its new mural tour.  In its press release, the committee is looking for seven artists or graphic … more
The Lacey City Council approved a contract to develop Phase 1A of Greg Cuoio Park. at its meeting last night. The city’s capital projects engineer, Ashley Smith, told the council that Phase … more
Olympia is planning to put up art installations in six more locations around the city. The Olympia Community Livability and Public Safety Committee met yesterday, Feb. 23 to discuss plans to make … more
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