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Tumwater School District’s new Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) had been on the job for less than a month when four postings on his personal Facebook account became known to … more
Joint-Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) is seeking feedback from the public on a variety of issues to update its Growth Coordination Plan (GCP), first published in 2010. JBLM is the fourth-largest … more
        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
As more and more residents are being vaccinated, the Lacey City Council weighed the possibility of moving to in-person meetings sometime in August during its work session last Thu., July 22. The … more
Puget Sound Energy (PSE) shared its goal to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2045 during the Lacey City Council work session on July 22. PSE is the natural gas and electricity utility provider … more
      being on the right side of history is not for sissies   Hikers are flooding our public … more
The following message is being sent on behalf of the following law enforcement executives from Thurston County: Interim Chief Aaron Jelcick, Olympia Police Department Chief Robert Almada, Lacey … 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
The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (DES) proposed to remove the 5th Avenue Dam on the Capitol Lake Deschutes Estuary at the Port of Olympia commissioners’ work session … 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
   On Sunday, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that they had recovered the body of the man who had reportedly gone missing near the Swantown Marina. According 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
OLYMPIA – Below are the voter registration deadlines for the August 3, 2021 Primary Election:   ​Monday, July 26, 2021:  Last … more
This weekly report covers single-family home sales in Thurston County over the past week. There were 118 sales completed from Sunday, July 11, through Saturday, July 17, 2021. The median sales … 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
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