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A Tumwater city committee is working to oppose the annexation of 599 properties into the Hopkins Drainage Ditch District No. 2 with an ordinance aiming to prevent the action. Further, Thurston … more
The design developed for a new culvert along Percival Creek under Sapp Road calls for an additional $80,753 in the project’s design cost, raising it from $143,000 to … more
Tumwater city council questions allocation of Thurston Strong funds Doubts expressed on how it is used By Jerome Tuaño Members of Tumwater’s city council questioned the benefits … more
A 26-year-old Tumwater man was killed in a “seemingly unprovoked” shooting at a WinCo Foods parking lot in Olympia, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) said … more
Tumwater’s General Government Committee argued an amendment to the city’s municipal code, which will allow 15-feet signage for churches in residential zone districts during their meeting … more
Tumwater is proposing several increases in stormwater utility fees to fund the city’s contribution toward the Capitol Lake-Deschutes Estuary project. During a city council work session … more
Tumwater’s public health committee approved the renewal of a contract to maintain legal support services provided by the Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. The committee … more
Regional Fire Authority planning committee members are considering six options to adjust the Fire Benefit Charge (FBC) formula. At the RFA planning committee meeting held Monday, September 12, … more
Tumwater’s Civil Service Commissioners revealed that there had been no new police officer hired in August after all six applicants failed the application process. The applicants for … more
In response to Starbucks’ continued union-busting practices, Starbucks workers from the Capitol Blvd and Trosper St. locations are going on a two-day strike. Workers from this store, located at … more
Tumwater will restart the bidding process for the reconfiguration project along Capitol Boulevard, Interstate-5, and Trosper Road after the city council rejected all five bids submitted for the … more
Tumwater will donate an empty house at 6541 Henderson Boulevard SE to Homes First, a non-profit corporation based in Washington. Tumwater’s city council approved the donation after they … more
Numerous sidewalks in Tumwater will be under construction Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. this month, from September 6 to October 6, and will be closed to pedestrians. “Sidewalk … more
Red Flag Warning issued September 5 at 2:23PM PDT until September 7 at 12:00AM PDT by NWS Seattle WAThe National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Red FlagWarning for hot, dry and unstable … more
Tumwater warns motorists that traffic will be reduced on Littlerock Road SW, and the east-west shopping center access road will be closed at the intersection in the 5300-5400 block of Littlerock Road … more
A man was charged with a felony after allegedly spitting in the face of an officer who arrested him on suspicion of trespassing and disorderly conduct. Eijah Francis Cornell, 40, was charged with … more
City managers Jay Burney of Olympia and John Doan of Tumwater sat with The JOLT last Friday to answer questions about the proposed Regional Fire Authority, the accompanying Fire Benefit Charge, and … more
Tumwater advised motorists that the northbound lanes of Capitol Boulevard SW at Tumwater Boulevard SW and both lanes of Cleveland Avenue SE between Delta Lane SE and Ensley Lane SE will have … more
Tumwater construction crews will close the northbound lanes of Littlerock Road SW and the east-west shopping center access road from 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 20, to 7:30 a.m., Sunday, August … more
Tumwater Fire Chief Brian Hurley said that creating a Regional Fire Department (RFA) is the best way to address challenges faced by Olympia and Tumwater fire departments. The RFA planning … more
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