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LACEY –– The Lacey City Council members and staff discussed the construction of the Lacey Museum & Civic Center, an enhancement of the Lacey Museum that has been a part of the community for more than 40 years. more
LACEY –– The Lacey City Council is holding a work session tomorrow at 4 p.m. to further discuss the construction of the Lacey Museum & Civic Center, which is an enhancement of the Lacey Museum that has been in use by the community for more than 40 years. more
THURSTON COUNTY –– The preliminary results are in and Gary Edwards and Michael Steadman will face off in the fall for the commissioner seat for Thurston County District 2. more
OLYMPIA –– Olympia’s five-year plan, the “One Community: Healthy, Safe and Housed” plan was up for discussion by city officials again Monday night as homelessness and poverty continues to be an issue in the greater Olympia community. more
THURSTON COUNTY –– Sharonda D. Amamilo, a judge with “over 16 years of trial experience representing adults and children in Superior, District, Municipal and Tribal courts,” has won the primary the Superior Court Judge Position No. 8 with 43.31 percent of the popular vote, when preliminary results came in around 8 p.m. Tuesday. more
THURSTON COUNTY –– As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, candidate Caroline Mejia was in the lead for the Thurston County Board of Commissioners seat for District #1, which encompasses central Thurston County. She held 30.78 percent of the vote, or 4,525 votes, as of just after 8 p.m. more
THURSTON COUNTY –– Proposition 1, establishing a tax levy of $1.50 of $1,000 of assessed value to help fund Thurston County Fire Protection District operations, passed with 63.49 percent of the vote, or 1,407 votes, as of preliminary results at 8 p.m. Tuesday. more
OLYMPIA –– Dozens of protestors gathered in Woodruff Park on a warm, humid Sunday afternoon this week to confront Olympia City Council members in their own neighborhood in West Olympia. more
OLYMPIA –– The second in the series of racial justice meetings in Olympia Thursday night focused on economic opportunity across race lines. Like the first meeting last Friday centering on the legal system, this endeavor brought together a diverse lineup of panelists of color to bring to light their perspectives. more
TUMWATER –– The Tumwater City Council is expected to approve two current city employees moving into new roles with the city government on Tuesday night, Aug. 4. more
OLYMPIA –– A new four-story apartment building is in the works in Olympia. more
TUMWATER –– Tumwater city officials talked about the city’s aims for 50 percent of its land to integrate a natural tree canopy by 2040 after the issue came up at the Tuesday night city council meeting. more
LACEY –– The Lacey City Council approved the use of the remaining $408,100 in CARES Act funding to be divided equally between Economic Recovery and Social Services on Thursday night. more
OLYMPIA –– The City of Olympia began its four-meeting town hall series on racial justice July 23. With the heightening energy surrounding recent events that highlight the intentions surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement, the meeting is designed to allow Black voices to bring their perspectives to the table. more
OLYMPIA –– The City Of Olympia is restoring the police auditor program started in 2002 in response to the concerns over recent police brutality in the community and across the country. more
OLYMPIA –– To expand access to human rights and oppose human rights violations for Olympians city-wide, Olympia’s General Government Committee is working to form a Human Rights … more
TUMWATER –– Yesterday the Tumwater City Council officially approved completion of the first phase of work on the empty Olympia Brewing Company brewery tower. more
OLYMPIA –– With city officials recording vacancy rates of less than three percent in Olympia’s housing market, efforts are underway to put together an affordable housing plan that will assist in controlling rent prices, which are continually rising, city officials said. more
TUMWATER –– Issues over how the COVID-19 pandemic affects the city’s utility billing and keeping up the Tumwater Valley Golf Course came up during a discussion at the Tumwater Budget & Finance Committee. more
OLYMPIA - The Olympia City Council voted Tuesday night to distribute $1 million of economic development reserves to support community economic recovery efforts in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. more
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