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The Olympia Planning Commission held a public hearing on Monday, March 20, to discuss proposed parking code amendments that would reduce parking requirements for residential uses, including for … more
Lacey City Council awarded a contract to City Electric Co. for the installation of new vehicle detectors at 10 intersections in the city during a meeting on Thursday, March 16. The detectors being … more
The Port of Olympia Commission decided to place a mixed-use office building called the Marine Waterfront Center near the Swantown Marina on Monday, March 20. Port Commissioner Joe Downing was the … more
Five individuals known to have occupied a single-family residence at 511 7th Avenue SE escaped a “total loss” fire on Saturday afternoon. more
To acknowledge the significant contributions of transgender people to the community and recognize the hardship facing transgender people in healthcare settings, the Board of Health (BOH) proclaimed … more
 Usage of the car-sharing service Vanpool has increased in multiple ways in Thurston County, Vanpool Manager Cindy Waterhouse reported to the Intercity Transit Authority (IT) reported on … more
The Port of Olympia Commission approved a ground lease for a 1.44-acre airport property at Olympia Regional Airport with SpanaFac LLC during its meeting on Monday, March 13. The commission also … more
As the Superintendents of Thurston County school districts, we feel compelled to comment on the bills under consideration this legislative session for Special Education Funding. In 2018, the … more
In a meeting on March 16, the Olympia Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee discussed an update on the Capital Mall Triangle Subarea Plan and the environmental impact statement. The area known … more
The Thurston County Board of Health approved the permitting option that allows the booth-setup food establishments to operate year-round at multiple venues on Tuesday, March 14. At the BOH … more
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
Thurston County Community Planning will hold four (4) community informational meetings from March 24 - April 7, 2023. County staff will provide information, answer questions, and collect feedback … more
Thurston County Narcotics Task Force (TNT) reported overdose death by fentanyl is consistently rising, with 114 cases recorded in 2022. During the Tuesday, March 14 Board of Health meeting, County … more
Members of the Council of Neighborhood Associations (CNA) spoke against the proposed reduction of parking requirements for new residential construction, particularly zero parking minimum in some … more
South Sound Behavioral Hospital, a mental health facility in Lacey, and drug abuse prevention community coalition Tumwater HOPES are exploring a potential partnership, representatives said during … more
Olympia and Thurston County are asking community members to provide feedback on two housing-related programs that “help guide the focus of local housing efforts.” Fair Housing … more
UPDATED: March 15, 2023, first published March 10, 2023. A survey conducted by the Lacey Youth Council shows that around 60% of surveyed students at North Thurston High School feel unsafe with the … more
Lacey is inviting community members to its forum discussing the Black and African American community this Tuesday, March 21 at the New Life Baptist Church, 7838 Pacific Avenue, from 6:30 to 8 … more
The Olympia School District (OSD)’s projected budget deficit as of March 9 has decreased to $13.9 million from $17.9 million in August 2022 after accounting for the prior and expected decline … more
The Olympia City Council signed a proclamation designating March 2023 as Disability Awareness Month on Tuesday, March 7. In signing the proclamation, the city recognized that persons with … more
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