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Lacey MakerSpace received $1 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) to help retrain workers and business owners who were impacted by the … more
Despite the economic impacts caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a study showed that “Olympia-Tumwater, WA” ranked as the 17th best place for restaurant workers across the U.S. … more
Washington state's largest union of public workers has reached an agreement with the state on Gov. Jay Inslee's vaccine mandate.The deal ensures access to and education about the shot on work … more
Members of the Lacey City Council expressed their concern following a proposal made to Thurston County by the Regional Housing Council for the adoption of the affordable housing tax, a policy that … more
With new reports of the COVID-19 variant, Port of Olympia Commissioners are planning to provide cash incentives for vaccinated employees. On Tue., Sept. 7, the Port held a special commission … more
Tumwater officials confirmed that there is still no clear timeline for the proposed New Market Industrial Campus development during the regular city council meeting on Tue., Sept. 7. Initially, … more
Annette Pitts, Chief Executive Officer of Experience Olympia & Beyond, gave a formal presentation on the state of local tourism at the September forum of the Thurston County Chamber today at the … more
With the continuing need for more housing, the Olympia Site Plan Review Committee reviewed a proposal to subdivide a 16.85-acre property into 53 lots. On Wed., Sep. 1, the committee heard a … more
A Thurston County hearing examiner heard a proposal to subdivide a 30.97-acre known as Wellington Woods Preliminary Plat into five single-residential lots, and a wetland conservation area on Tue., … more
 Despite the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, and a backlog of unpaid rent, almost three-quarters of the COVID-19 Rental and Utilities Assistance Fund remains available. During … more
In response to the increasing need for additional housing, the Lacey City Council approved a request from its hearing examiner to subdivide a 15.66-acre property known as Bradley Park for the … more
After 11 months of discussions, the Port of Olympia is close to issuing an action regarding the proposed Panattoni development. With this, the port held a special commission meeting to evaluate the … more
Real estate is stressful. It’s also emotional. Now more than ever, agents are encountering buyers and sellers struggling to navigate the process with their sanity intact. If you are in the … more
Last week 115 single-family homes were sold in Thurston County. This weekly report covers single-family home sales in Thurston County over the past week. There were 115 sales completed from … more
After a four-year process, the Olympia City Council saw the first reading of an ordinance that would regulate short-term rentals in the city. Community Planning and Development Director Leonard … more
Following their previous decision to hold in-person meetings, the Olympia City Council announced that they are returning to remote sessions for their upcoming regular city council meeting tomorrow, … more
This weekly report covers single-family home sales in Thurston County over the past week. There were 85 sales completed from Sunday, August 1 through Saturday, August 7, 2021. The median sales … more
To address community concerns, the Port of Olympia in partnership with the city of Tumwater recently held an online community workshop regarding a proposed development agreement with Panattoni … more
The August 4 Lacey South Sound Chamber’s monthly lunch forum featured the city’s Director of Community Development, Rick Walk, who provided the 125 attendees with an update on various … more
The City of Lacey is currently reviewing two proposed residential projects along Hicks Lake which would provide a total of 300 housing units. Lacey Senior Planner Samra Seymour discussed the … more
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