Thurston County
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The Budget Office has announced its intention to implement a reduction in work hours for government employees, transitioning to a 32-hour workweek, to have fiscal stability for the 2024 General Fund. … more
Thurston County’s Public Works-Water Resources briefed the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) that there were no discrepancies on the Roll of Rates and Charges for Offut Lake Management … more
In a joint operation, Olympia Police Department (OPD) Detective Division and Thurston County Narcotics Task Force apprehended an alleged narcotics dealer operating within Olympia. The operation … more
On behalf of  Se’Si’Le , the public is invited to stand with Indigenous leaders and Tribal communities across the Northwest in support of a Snake River journey and the Indigenous-led … more
Representatives from Thurston County Public Works proposed lower speed limits for seven roads and a higher speed limit for one route, to the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) yesterday, September … more
Some residents of Thurston County came forward during the Tuesday, September 19 public hearing to weigh in on the proposed rezoning of some areas under the Grand Mound Subarea Plan Update. … more
The end of September is near, but the fun events just got started.  more
To boost country-wide efforts to raise awareness of voter registration, the Thurston Board of County Commissioners proclaimed September 19 as National Voter Registration Day. “We're pretty … more
The Port of Olympia Commission announced that it has accepted Executive Director Sam Gibboney’s separation of service during a meeting on Tuesday, September 19. “The commission … more
The County Budget Office plans to install a new high-definition camera system in Thurston County's Detention Facilities, worth $2,000,000.   The old cameras will be replaced with those from … more
The start of the school year often signals the start of the volunteer season as people return to their previous routines. However, due to the pandemic, some folks have not returned to their previous … more
The Thurston County Budget Office reported a financial adjustment aimed at aligning expenses with revenue, preventing them from exceeding funds and maintaining a budget, due to the loss of income … more
Capital Projects Planning Manager Rick Thomas reported that a total of $1.4 million was reduced from the original budget of $4.1 million for building the Voter’s Registration Service Center. … more
In a meeting yesterday, September 13, Thurston County’s Transportation Policy Board (TPB) approved the draft Thurston Regional Trails Plan that will be released for public review. The … more
Thurston Regional Planning Council’s (TRPC) Transportation Policy Board (TPB) recommended the approval of the Draft Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) in a meeting on Wednesday, … more
Commuters and residents in the DuPont and Joint Base Lewis-McChord area are encouraged to take advantage of an online open house on expected construction projects, hosted by the Washington State … more
The lawn is taking a beating these days. It’s accused of all manner of environmental crimes, starting with reducing biodiversity and sucking up excessive amounts of water. Mowing it with a … more
The Port of Olympia wants state funding for a sediment mitigation structure to be included in the interlocal agreement for the Deschutes Estuary restoration project. The Port Commission … more
Thurston County and Olympia proclaimed September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month during their respective meetings Tuesday, September 12. Olympia’ City Council cited the American … more
The Thurston County Budget Council reported an under-expenditure of $5,407,540 in the year-end projection for 2023, which will contribute to the additional fund balances for the 2024 General Fund. … more
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