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January 21, 2021 Dear Thurston Superintendents and Heads of Schools, In my letter on January 15, 2021, I affirmed Thurston County is in alignment with the Washington State Department of … more
The Journal of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Presents The Daily Legislative Report, covering The 2021 Washington State Legislature. The Senate’s Housing & Local Government Committee held … more
Tumwater City Council met last night to discuss the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan, a 30-year interlocal agreement, that would acknowledge the urgency of global warming and the deterring effects of … more
The Lacey City Council is holding a regular meeting Thu., Jan. 21 starting at 7:00 p.m. The agenda includes a proposed new ordinance that would restrict sales of commercially bred dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet … more
The Journal of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Presents The Daily Legislative Report, covering The 2021 Washington State Legislature. Two bills on child welfare earned a public hearing at the … more
The Journal of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Presents The Daily Legislative Report for January 19, 2021. The Washington State Legislature’s House Committee on Housing, Human Services & … more
SEATTLE — At the corner of Third and Union, amid a sea of downtown high-rises and just across from Macy’s, members of the Northern Cheyenne tribe in native regalia walked alongside … more
The Washington State legislature celebrated the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and honored his sacrifice to the nation for the goal of civil and worker rights. - The Senate Labor, Commerce & Tribal … more
This is the first weekly report covering single-family home sales in Thurston County.  It covers the 50 sales completed from Sun., Jan. 10 through Sat., Jan. 16, 2020. Median price of these … more
Prior to Winter Break in mid-December, North Thurston Public Schools served around 900 students in-person. Superintendent Debra Clemens expects that number to increase gradually at the start of the … more
The House of Representatives Local Government Committee heard testimony about House Bill 1069, which allows municipalities fiscal flexibility with tax revenues such as lodging tax, due to revenue … more
Thurston County Health Officer Dr. Dimyana Abdelmalek sent a letter to the Thurston County Educational Community today. Her letter is shown below. Dear Thurston County Educational … more
Tumwater School Board met last night for a regular board meeting to discuss a series of updates and community concerns. The district’s recent hybrid learning plan, announced yesterday, was a … more
The Daily Legislative Report, covering the 2021 Washington State Legislative session for Thu., Jan. 14, 2021. The Senate’s Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs committee looked at Senate … more
Intercity Transit announced today that it has added service to Routes 62A and 62B to better serve passengers traveling along the Martin Way corridor. The additional bus service increases trip … more
Griffin School District’s Board met for a work session on last night. Topics of conversation included discussion around an announcement of a hybrid learning model and a multi-tiered support … more
On January 13, 2021, the third day of the 2021 Washington State Legislative Session, the Senate held public hearings in their committee on the state auditor’s duties and hydrogen fuel cell … more
The Thurston County Board of Commissioners met yesterday as scheduled, completing proclamations and carrying forward various discussions. The board welcomed newly elected Carolina Mejia for her … more
January 12, 2020 -- OLYMPIA -- On the second day of the 2021 Washington State Legislative Session, House & Senate Committees met remotely. Committees operated much like city and county councils … more
With dozens of people killed by wildfires in the western U.S., millions of acres scorched, and choking smoke spreading far into British Columbia, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee lit up the news wires in … more
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