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Tumwater City Council authorized Mayor Debbie Sullivan to sign a $3.9 million public works contract with Miles Resources, LLC, for this year’s pavement maintenance project. Bill Lindauer, … more
Tumwater School District Interim Superintendent Carole Meyer moved to suspend Tumwater Virtual Academy (TVA)’s operations during a board meeting last Thursday, May 11, citing enrolment issues. … more
The Tumwater City Council voted 6-1 to confirm the appointment of Lisa Parks as the next city administrator on Tuesday, May 9. Parks is currently the executive services director at the Port of … more
The voter and candidacy registration deadline for the August 1 Primary Election is fast approaching. The Thurston County Auditor  has published election deadlines on this website.   … more
The Tumwater City Council authorized Mayor Debbie Sullivan to renew its jail services agreement with the Nisqually Indian Tribe to provide housing for the city’s inmates at the Nisqually … more
The recent local election on the Regional Fire Authority was interesting, and eventful, and not because of the electoral result itself. In politics (all history?) the lessons learned, if at all, come … more
Tumwater City Council authorized Mayor Debbie Sullivan to sign a joint defense agreement with the city of Olympia on Tuesday, May 2, to address complaints filed by two area residents with the Public … more
Tumwater Middle School was temporarily placed on lockout after a minor was seen heading to campus with an object later identified to be a toy that looked like a handgun. In a Facebook post , the … more
Intercity Transit is hosting the Annual Bicycle Community Challenge in Thurston County this month.  Bicycle Commuter Challenge Coordinator Duncan Green said the 36-year-old event is the … more
Tumwater Planning Commission is working to match the maximum threshold allowed by the state for proposed development projects before they require a review under the State Environmental Policy Act … more
Chin Ho Chen, 79, of Tumwater, died on April 29 at Providence St. Peter Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Funeral Alternatives of Washington , 360-753-1065. more
Olympia and Tumwater voters overwhelmingly rejected their cities’ proposition to divest their fire departments and merge them into a regional fire authority (RFA) as more than 63 percent of … more
Did you miss me? Apologies if you missed my column last week (and thank you for noticing my absence), but the virus that has been going around caught me, and I was down for the count for the full … more
As of 3 p.m. Monday, April 24, some 12,081 voters, or about 22.4 percent of registered voters have cast their ballots for or against Proposition 1, which would create a new regional fire authority … more
Tumwater’s water resources and sustainability department is moving out of city hall and into a rental space at South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC), Department Director Dan Smith … more
The Tumwater Park and Recreation Commission discussed a draft for the preferred alternative of the programming and layout of a neighborhood park on Trails End Drive and 79th Avenue. RWD Landscape … more
Our fire departments need help. Many firefighters are working 2 or more days in a row, stressed out and surviving on catnaps. Equipment needs to be replaced, and fire stations need improvements. … more
For the last couple months, I’ve been working with a small and very talented group of volunteers on the Save Our FDs campaign advocating No on Proposition 1.   It’s been … more
In addition to those reported previously, The JOLT has identified more errors in the calculator provided by Olympia and Tumwater’s proposed Regional Fire Authority (RFA). The calculator allows … more
Police are seeking four individuals allegedly involved in two separate robberies. Armed robbery in Lacey The Lacey Police Department said two suspects carjacked and robbed a victim at gunpoint … more
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