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In an incident earlier today, Thurston County deputies were faced with a confrontation at the Capital Mall parking lot. A male suspect, whose identity has not been disclosed at this time, … more
The Olympia City Council is considering increasing sales tax by 0.1% to support transportation projects, Transportation Director Sophie Stimson announced at the Planning Commission meeting on Monday. … more
Olympia is inviting community members to watch the chinook salmon run currently happening in the city’s waters. In a social media post , the city announced that chinook salmon ( … more
The community response to my last column , has been robust, filled with many more heartbreaking stories, insight from prior RNs, as well as a rant challenging my medical judgment.   It … more
A week or so ago, our daughter mentioned that one of her favorite bands was going to be in town for the South Sound Block Party this Friday, August 25, and Saturday, August 26. Trying not to feel my … more
Olympia Community Planning & Development Director Leonard Bauer explained how the 20-year Comprehensive Plan aims to prepare the city’s development for the future. In a post on the … more
Ed Hume, the award-winning host of a nationally broadcast TV gardening show that aired for over 50 years, is alive and well and living in Olympia. At 91, he is currently working four days a week at … more
Equality Day, what’s that? Sue Lean would like you to know about the happy day, August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution was signed into law. This amendment … more
A 50-year-old man has been charged with assaulting a woman with a golf club and biting her arm. On the late night of July 13, Olympia police officers responded to a 911 dispatch of a possible … more
Join in on the fun by supporting local businesses. 2023 Tumwater Artesian Brewfest, Saturday, August 19 Brewing is Tumwater's History. The Tumwater Artesian Brewfest provides a unique outdoor … more
Rudy Rudolph, now Port of Olympia’s interim executive director, said that he would work to maintain the continuity of operations after the Port Commission placed Executive Director Sam Gibboney … more
The Olympia City Council tackled the proposed rental housing registration and inspection program, which aims to improve housing quality, tenant protection, and education. At the city council … more
The Port of Olympia is set to improve stormwater treatment at Swantown Boatworks in compliance with its new permit, which requires tightened standards for monitoring stormwater pollutants. The … more
“It sounds like a Public Works week.” This was what Thurston County Manager Ramiro Chavez said after he updated the Board of County Commissioners on the two awards that the … more
The Sea Level Rise Response Collaborative is seeking a consultant who will assist in identifying and evaluating potential funding opportunities, governance models, and legislative actions for … more
Road construction in two places in west Olympia are happening this week.  Harrison Avenue from Cooper Point Road to Division Street Olympic Way from … more
'A Song for Nurturing Peace' by Nancy Thorne-Chambers was voted as the 2023 Percival Plinth Project People's Choice, Olympia Art Specialist Angel Nava announced at the Arts Commission meeting on … more
Olympia Mayor Pro Tem Clark Gilman emphasized the need for a dual-sided approach to combat drug addiction effectively, combining public health and law enforcement interventions as At Tuesday's … more
Kate Davis, Olympia School District (OSD)’s Executive Director of Business & Finance, expressed optimism about the district’s budget. Davis provided a brief update on the … more
Would you like to help others but don’t know what to do or how to get involved? Attend this year’s annual party in Olympia, The Garden Party. You can help celebrate local volunteers, talk … more
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