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Closed fisheries from imperiled fish runs in the Columbia River Basin are prompting calls for action before it's too late.Steelhead trout numbers in the Columbia and its tributaries could be the … more
Olympia’s furry friends will have plenty of room to play as the city opened three new dog parks this week. The City of Olympia announced the opening of three new dog parks today, at the … more
County officials issued a health warning on Lake Lawrence as a result of toxic algae bloom on Fri., Sept. 17,  a month after a similar warning was issued.  The popular boating and … more
During its regular council meeting yesterday, the Lacey City Council unanimously approved Ordinance 1601 which adds two members to the city’s Board of Park Commissioners. Parks, Culture, and … more
Book lovers on the go can access their favorite titles from anywhere with the Timberland Regional Library mobile application. Available on Android and iOS, the Timberland Regional Library (TRL) … more
The City of Olympia plans to develop four new parks as part of the city’s long-term directive to make recreational spaces more inclusive and accessible. On Thu., Sept. 9, Olympia Parks … more
A year after it installed its first "bicycle box" lane, the City of Olympia added two new bicycle boxes on Simmons Street as a way to promote traffic safety. Bicycle Box Located … more
For people who live in apartments, duplexes, tiny houses or houses with tiny yards, community gardens are the 21st century’s version of a micro homestead – one that usually comes with … more
During the regular Lacey City Council meeting on Thur., Sept. 2, Parks and Recreation Director Jennifer Burbidge introduced a recommendation to expand the Board of Park Commissioners from five to … more
The Thurston Regional Housing Council (RHC) discussed possible actions to resolve the $1.7 million funding gap needed to complete 2828 Martin Way Phase 2, a project which is set to provide 64 new … more
Thurston County Public Health and Social Services (PHSS) warned residents to stay away from Long Lake, which lies at the eastern edge of Lacey, as the water quality remains unsafe for humans and … more
 Despite the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, and a backlog of unpaid rent, almost three-quarters of the COVID-19 Rental and Utilities Assistance Fund remains available. During … more
Port of Olympia commissioners did not specify a preferred alternative in their open letter addressed to the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) for the future of Capitol Lake … more
With the addition of new laws on public safety, the Olympia Fire Department (OFD) proposed several major changes to their emergency-response services. OFD presented two proposals to the city … more
Laura was afraid her autistic son, Nathan, would accidentally kill himself. After a brain injury, the 13-year-old had begun setting fires in their house and had climbed onto the roof. Unable to find … more
 Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and nighttime training with artillery from 12 a.m. Aug 10 to 11:59 p.m. Aug 13. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM … more
Surrounded by wetlands and wilderness, properties that make up the Greg Cuoio Park & Greenways remain largely undeveloped, which is why the Lacey Board of Park Commissioners commissioned a Master … more
Pet licensing is now available online through the Joint Animal Services Commission's website.  Joint Animal Services Board Member and Tumwater Councilmember Michael Althauser announced their … more
A group of sewing enthusiasts from Lacey and Olympia sent 68 purses on their way to Zambia, Africa last Monday, July 26, as a part of their advocacy to help girls stay in school. The purses were … more
 After a year of canceled theater performances, the BigShowCity Performing Arts Organization is opening its auditions for its planned in-person event with The Lord Franzannian Royal Olympian … more
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