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  It’s been a wild year for the folks at Orca Books.   The long-standing downtown Olympia-based bookstore packed up and moved from their Fourth Avenue storefront to a new … more
OLYMPIA – The State Auditor’s Office completed the last portion of their annual review of Thurston County’s finances. State auditors found the … more
  TUMWATER -- The city wants to pass a special ordinance that will allow it to increase next year’s property tax levy slightly above normal levels. A “Declaration of Substantial … more
Changes to Olympia’s housing code will be considered at Monday’s meeting of the city’s Planning Commission. Possible code revisions concern accessory dwelling units (ADUs), … more
The Olympia City Council passed an ordinance yesterday providing protection to renters in danger of eviction because of pandemic-related factors. This meeting marked the second time the ordinance … more
OLYMPIA – The Thurston County Board of Commissioners have been working with Thurston Strong (thurstonstrong.org), a local economic recovery task force, administered by the Thurston County … more
  OLYMPIA –The Thurston County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00 p.m. to receive public testimony on the annual update of the county … more
The Olympia City Council is prepared to approve an ordinance that would provide protections to renters facing eviction due to COVID-19-related complications.   The ordinance, an addition … more
A new 67-unit senior housing development is planned for Olympia in the area bordered by Henderson Blvd., Yelm Highway and Palomino Drive.   The South Sound Village Cooperative will be a … more
During a budget workshop meeting on Monday, Port of Olympia officials discussed several capital investment projects that were put on hold because of the pandemic, and the possibility of them … more
The Tumwater City Council meets tomorrow, Oct. 6, at 7 pm. On the agenda is a recommendation that the Mayor sign a contract amendment with the state Department of Commerce increasing the amount of … more
  It’s been around for nearly five decades, but Tri-City Meats in Olympia has recently added an all-new side to its business by opening a retail counter to sell individual … more
Next Monday the Olympia Planning Commission will meet to discuss possible changes to the housing code regarding accessory dwelling units, duplexes, triplexes and courtyard apartments. Here are … more
A new 84-unit apartment complex, the GOAT Apartments, may be built on vacant property at 3311 6th Avenue SW in Olympia. The Inland Group, headquartered in Spokane, is proposing to develop the … more
At its meeting on Monday, Sept. 28, the Olympia Port Commission will consider an amendment to Panattoni’s 10-year lease option for 199 acres of land in Tumwater, which it approved in mid-July. … more
Olympia ─ Thurston Community Television (TCMedia) won two 2020 Hometown Media Awards from the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) Foundation on July 9 of this year. TCMedia helps produce television … more
Thurston County — Starting this fall, Thurston County will have a new program that trains anyone — from frontline hotel staff, museum workers, and restaurant servers — to answer … more
Olympia’s Land Use and Environment committee meets today and will consider adding new protection for renters to the Olympia Municipal Code.  The proposed renter protection ordinance … more
As one would expect from someone who makes sure computer networks are set up to work properly, John Hansman planned his business carefully. more
THURSTON COUNTY –– Local business leaders gathered remotely Thursday afternoon to talk about how employers reopen their businesses and how the coronavirus crisis affected communication for many local employees. more
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