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The Thurston County Auditor’s Elections Division is seeking residents to serve as members of the "Against" committee for the upcoming Special Election on April 23. Committee members will … more
Thurston County has announced the deadlines for voter registration ahead of the upcoming March 12 Presidential Primary Election. Citizens are urged to register or update their voter registration … more
A student at Washington Middle School, Lila Kennelly, recently had the opportunity to serve as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives. Sponsored by State Representative Beth … more
The Thurston County Sheriff expressed his dismay on crime-related legislation in a Friday social media post showing him participating in a car chase. "The cancerous mentality fostered by … more
Beginning in the early 1980s, the acrimony over treaty-right fishing began to diminish. The state’s approach to salmon management finally recognized the need to make peace with federal law and … more
The Lacey City Council unanimously approved Ordinance 1656, making criminal impersonation a gross misdemeanor within the city limits. During the council meeting on February 20, City Attorney … more
Miranda Lopez remembers when she first learned about local Indigenous activist and athlete Rosalie Fish. Fish, a University of Washington runner from the Cowlitz Tribe, is nationally known for … more
To learn more about the issues that district residents face, the 22nd Legislative District Virtual Town Hall will be live-streamed on Facebook on Tuesday, January 30, at 7 p.m. “The 22nd … more
OLYMPIA – Alysson Hernandez Barrientos, a student at Reeves Middle School, served as a page last week in the Washington State House of Representatives. Sponsored by State Rep. Beth Doglio, … more
OLYMPIA – Camden McAlpine, a student at River Ridge High School, served as a page last week in the Washington State House of Representatives. Sponsored by State Rep. Debra Lekanoff, … more
Like the salmon, Billy Frank, Jr. swam against the stream, leading fish-ins and other demonstrations. And as with the salmon, the challenging journey upstream led to success. more
Restrictions on testing workers for marijuana use, a waiting period for firearm purchases, stronger voting rights for Washington residents and harsher penalties for street racing are among the new … more
The Governor’s Mansion, located to the west of the Capitol Building, will celebrate the 115th anniversary of its first housewarming events. The mansion was completed in December 1908 and … more
By Megan Burbank / Crosscut.com At a January 2020 hearing for State Sen. Karen Keiser’s first insulin cost-sharing bill, physicians and patients testified to the high cost of the drug … more
Applying for a job, scheduling a doctor appointment or even ordering a beer now often requires internet access, yet many Americans – somewhere between 14 and 120 million, depending on whom you … more
Thurston County officially announced the November 7 General Election results earlier today, with only one position withheld for a recount. According to the results document, 77,421 ballots were … more
Alesia Nez enrolled at Washington State University just as the pandemic hit. Nez, a member of the Navajo Nation, didn’t spend her freshman year in Pullman, but instead ... more
Intercity Transit’s (IT) Board of Directors authorized Interim General Manager Emily Bergkamp to sign two new contracts with its state and federal lobbyists on Wednesday, September 20. more
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (WSDNR) is reminding drone hobbyists not to fly their drones near wildfires. WSDNR said on its website that the United States Forest Service … more
The work to complete Tumwater’s habitat conservation plan (HCP) continues despite failing to secure state funding that would have been used to acquire land in order to initiate a mitigation … more
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