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Olympia's Finance Committee has started looking at viable options to provide a revenue stream for the city's Climate Program. At the committee meeting held Wednesday, March 15, Olympia Climate … more
Olympia’s Site Plan Review Committee heard a proposal to build an eight-unit multifamily building on an undeveloped 5.1-acre parcel at 2200 Crestwood PL NW on Wednesday, March 8. Chris … more
Tumwater’s Public Works Committee recommended 2023-2024 budget of the Barnes Lake Management District (LMD) is over the district’s allocation of $54,675. Presented on Thursday, March … more
Tumwater would receive $225,000 to fund the final phase of the Bush Prairie Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) if the city council votes to accept it at its meeting on March 21. The city’s … more
Tumwater is seeking a $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to fund the replacement of a culvert on the crossing of Sapp Road and Percival Creek, thus allowing better … more
The University of Washington's Climate Impacts Group is doing an analysis of the record-breaking King Tide that flooded downtown last December. At a Sea Level Rise Response Collaborative-Executive … more
Thurston County leaders appreciate the climate youth activists who staged a die-in protest during the previous Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on February 14, according to Climate … more
After a steep drop in 2020, Thurston Regional Planning Council (TRPC) assistant planner Casey Mauck said they saw a 4% increase in greenhouse gas emissions as the community rebounded after … more
The Port of Olympia Commission authorized Executive Director Sam Gibboney to sign an agreement with the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) to provide the Port with project management and support … more
Olympia is accepting applications for a Poet Laureate in its efforts to engage the community in the literary arts. “Olympia’s take on the position of Poet Laureate is less an honorary … more
Tumwater is deliberating abolishing its street tree permitting process to streamline costs. “The city does not necessarily need to implement a street tree permitting process. We did receive … more
Tumwater is looking to purchase 111 mitigation credits from Puget Western as part of the Brush Prairie Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP), which requires the city to mitigate the effect of its … more
Five youth activists staged a die-in protest in front of the Thurston Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) to call out its lack of action on the climate crisis. Elsie Sable, a resident of … more
Joint Base Lewis McChord sent out a statement reminding the public that it is illegal to charge electric vehicles (EVs) in federal buildings. In a Facebook post, the base noted that the number of … more
The LOTT Clean Water Alliance Board of Directors approved a pilot program to provide partial rebates of sewer connection fees to low-income and permanent supportive housing units during a meeting on … more
Participants of an Olympia-sponsored focus group are divided on the city’s goals to convert every home to have electric vehicle (EV) facilities. During the city’s Planning Commission … more
Thurston County Commissioner Gary Edwards expressed concerns that a potentially detrimental impact will continue on Capitol Lake-Deschutes Estuary as long as there are logging activities near … more
Olympia’s Utility Advisory Committee acknowledged last week that the city did not meet its waste prevention and recovery targets. During the meeting on during a meeting on Thursday, February … more
The Thurston Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved the contract award for solid waste facilities, pumps, systems upgrades and improvements amounting to $1,015,397 to Rognlin's, Inc. Susan … more
The Thurston County Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance requiring the purchase and use of compost material for county projects involving landscaping and construction during a meeting … more
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