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Lacey re-ordered two electronic Ford F-150 Lightning trucks for a higher price than what was initially planned, according to Troy Woo, the city’s finance director. The city had ordered two … more
Olympia is shifting its parking meters to provide more payment options to motorists parking downtown. The city provided an instructional video on the new kiosks that have been installed in the … more
Controversial decisions spur Lacey to look closer at changing its land-use laws By JC Medina Following two recent controversial decisions that allow the Meridian Gas Station and Hicks Lake … more
The Olympia School Board approved yesterday a $175,646,680 budget for 2022-23. The most significant chunk of the funds will go towards teaching activities and teaching support at $110.45 million … more
A history of flooding and our increasing vulnerability Olympia is blessed to be in such a beautiful location. Nestled at the very southern end of Budd Inlet in Puget Sound, Olympians have long … more
The Thurston Board of Health (BOH) discussed the screening process of applicants for the “citizen seats” of the board during its special meeting yesterday, August 24.  … more
The Olympia Site Plan Review Committee yesterday held a presubmission conference for a project proposal for a 21-unit apartment at 506 Kaiser Road SW. Architect Brett Lindsay said the project is a … more
Olympia has joined with other governing bodies, organizations, and community groups to strengthen stewardship of the watershed. They encourage community members to take action to improve the health … more
The Olympia City Council approved an ordinance establishing a vacant property registration program, a move that will create a database to identify vacant properties and address squatting on these … more
Thurston County is gathering proposals for a comprehensive stormwater program study for its storm and surface water utility. Thurston’s Senior Water Resources Engineer Nate Ensley said … more
City managers Jay Burney of Olympia and John Doan of Tumwater sat with The JOLT last Friday to answer questions about the proposed Regional Fire Authority, the accompanying Fire Benefit Charge, and … more
South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) and its architect, Artisans Group, will host a meeting on September 14, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., to update the public on plans for the 10-acre 3900 Boulevard … more
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) has selected Amanda Ybarra to serve as the College’s Executive Diversity Officer (EDO). The EDO is a member of SPSCC’s executive leadership … more
Despite a blistering dissent from a third judge, two federal appeals-court judges have decided to put former Lacey RV resident Jack Potter’s federal lawsuit appeal on hold while they ask the … more
The Lacey City Council has adopted the hearings examiner’s recommendation to approve two proposed residential projects along Hicks Lake, which are planned to include more than 300 housing … more
At the Finance Committee meeting yesterday, Olympia Climate Program manager Dr. Pamela Braff discussed information about sustainable funding to support climate work and how the city has been able to … more
Joining the state’s efforts to break the stigma on substance overdose, the Lacey City Council proclaimed August 31 as Overdose Awareness Day. Lacey Mayor Andy Ryder urged the public to … more
Tumwater construction crews will close the northbound lanes of Littlerock Road SW and the east-west shopping center access road from 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 20, to 7:30 a.m., Sunday, August … more
Olympia’s Parking and Business Improvement Area (PBIA) Advisory Board elected Kyle Ann Radanovic as its 13th member yesterday. Before the election, the board only had 12 members. They needed … more
The Olympia Site Plan Committee reviewed a project proposal yesterday, including constructing a new building for Studio West Dance Academy at 1525 Palomino Drive SE. In a proposal submitted by … more
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