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The Board of County Commissioners reviewed a draft policy regarding the public use of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at county facilities. more
The Thurston Regional Planning Council (TRPC) has updated the Thurston Regional Trails Plan, and it is asking for the community's feedback by participating in a survey to help them shape the future … more
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed South Lilliwaup Beach for recreational shellfish harvesting and commercial shellfish harvest on adjacent tidelands. According to DOH, … more
Thurston County recently received a SolSmart Silver recognition for its continuous efforts in supporting and promoting the use of solar energy within the community. Climate Mitigation Senior … more
Could selling sewage save the Salish Sea? Waste flushed into Puget Sound harms fish and marine life. A nutrient pricing system — like WA’s cap-and-trade program — may curb pollution. … more
Olympia's Engineering Department Project Manager Jim Rioux unveiled plans for two road improvement projects affecting access to the Karen Fraser Woodland Trail. At the Wednesday, September 20 … more
Thurston County’s Public Works-Water Resources briefed the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) that there were no discrepancies on the Roll of Rates and Charges for Offut Lake Management … more
Community-wide emissions in Olympia had decreased by 4.7% between 2019 and 2021, Climate Programs Director Dr. Pamela Braff announced on Tuesday, September 19, when she gave an overview of the … more
On behalf of  Se’Si’Le , the public is invited to stand with Indigenous leaders and Tribal communities across the Northwest in support of a Snake River journey and the Indigenous-led … more
The end of September is near, but the fun events just got started.  more
Tumwater is hosting a clean-up and donation drive on October 7, Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Tumwater City Hall. “Safely discard unused prescriptions and expired medications; … more
According to Tumwater's latest sustainability report, the percentage of solid waste from the city’s operations that was recycled has increased to 33% in 2022. The report shows an improvement … more
On Wednesday, September 13, the Olympia Site Plan Review Committee held a presubmission conference on a proposal to construct two triplexes on the 1.60-acre Taylor Short Plat subdivision along Cooper … more
The Port of Olympia wants state funding for a sediment mitigation structure to be included in the interlocal agreement for the Deschutes Estuary restoration project. The Port Commission … more
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Tumwater’s city operations decreased in 2022 by 3% compared to 2015 levels, which totaled an equivalent of 3,736 metric tons of CO₂, the city’s … more
The Olympia City Council last night approved the first reading of the interlocal agreement that would support a regionally coordinated implementation of the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan (TCMP). … more
  By Jerome Tuaño Thurston County is looking to acquire up to 2,650 acre-feet of water rights in the Chehalis Basin. The Board of County Commissioners, together with the … more
The Thurston Climate Mitigation Collaborative (TCMC) is inviting community members and local organizations to apply to join its Community Advisory Workgroup (CAW). According to TCMC’s … more
The Board of County Commissioners is reconsidering requirements for shoreline buffers after county staff provided new information about state guidelines during a meeting on Wednesday, August 30. … more
The Sea Level Rise Response Collaborative Executive Committee approved the 2024 Workplan on Friday, which essentially continues the initiatives laid out this year. The committee also approved … more
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