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The Washington State Arts Commission has recertified Olympia's Creative District, marking the city's commitment to further support the local creative community in the next five years.    … more
The 2024 Capital Lakefair will be held next week from July 17-21 at Heritage Park. It features a parade, main stage entertainment, non-profit food vendors, arts and crafts, a car show , and fireworks … more
The Port of Olympia Commission authorized Executive Director Alex Smith on Monday, July 8, to sign a contract with Century West Engineering to provide Olympia Regional Airport with engineering … more
The Port of Olympia Commission authorized Executive Director Alex Smith on Monday, July 8, to sign a contract with local lobbying firm Propolis Communications to provide the port with legislative … more
The Port of Olympia reported its financial report for the first quarter 2024. Finance Director Tad Kopf presented the report to the Port Commission on Monday, June 2024. In contrast to past … more
At the Community Livability and Public Safety Committee meeting on Wednesday, Olympia's Economic Development Director Mike Reid provided an update on innovative workforce programs launched in … more
Port of Olympia staff shared updates on the progress of several capital improvement projects at the Olympia Regional Airport this year. Capital Assets Program Manager James Sommer presented … more
The Port of Olympia is getting a new law firm to serve as its general counsel. The Port Commission authorized Executive Director Alex Smith to sign a contract with Dickson Frohlich Phillips … more
General Manager Emily Bergkamp told the Intercity Transit board last Wednesday, June 18, that Intercity the company will hire a new community representative for its board of directors starting in … more
Tumwater and several other fire departments responded to a fire yesterday that destroyed the building that formerly housed the South Pacific Restaurant. Tumwater Fire Chief Brian Hurley told The … more
Intercity Transit is in the process of rent ing a warehouse to support the renovation of its headquarters on Pattison Street in Olympia.   IT’s board of directors authorized General … more
Olympia announced plans to apply for a $40.9 million federal grant to help create a new affordable housing community in the area commonly called “The Jungle.” On Tuesday, June 18, … more
At a time when many people worry about the economy and many more struggle to make ends meet during this period of high inflation, Olympia’s Enterprise for Equity (E4E) was able to celebrate the … more
The Lacey Planning Commission has taken big steps toward updating the city's neighborhood commercial districts, with a set of recommendations that could reshape local zoning laws.   After … more
The Port of Olympia Commission approved the transfer of $2 million from the Port’s reserve funds to proceed with the analysis of Budd Inlet on Monday, June 10. Sediment sampling was … more
Intercity Transit (IT) is reconsidering its plan to construct a roundabout on Martin Way and Merdian Road, according to an update by Development Director Peter Stackpole. The transportation … more
Intercity Transit’s board of directors adopted updated plans for the agency’s capital projects on Wednesday, June 5. The plans, packaged in its 2025-2029 capital improvement plan, contain … more
Intercity Transit (IT) recorded a slight year-over-year increase in the usage of its Dial-a-lift services, according to a report by Dial-A-Lift Manager Kevin Karkoski. Dial-a-lift is a … more
Representatives Marie Gluesenkamp Perez (WA-03) and Joe Morelle (NY-25) introduced the Fair Repair Act last month, which gives consumers and small businesses the right to repair their own products. … more
National Donut Day is celebrated in this country on the first Friday of June.  In 1938, the day came about as a fundraising initiative by the Salvation Army to aid those individuals economically … more
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