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  It’s been a wild year for the folks at Orca Books.   The long-standing downtown Olympia-based bookstore packed up and moved from their Fourth Avenue storefront to a new … more
The Olympia City Council began talks of forming a Social Justice and Equity Advisory Commission shortly after the death of George Floyd in May. Once the council decided to form a … more
There's only a week left to see the artwork displayed in Olympia's Arts Month exhibit.  more
In times of great anxiety, music can heal. That’s true for the fans finding new tunes, and for the artists expressing themselves through art.   Ask the members of Jupiter … more
Changes to Olympia’s housing code will be considered at Monday’s meeting of the city’s Planning Commission. Possible code revisions concern accessory dwelling units (ADUs), … more
OLYMPIA -- Thurston County is considering the development of a new off-leash dog park. The new dog park would be on 5.7 acres of land bordering 200 Delphi Rd. SW. more
The Olympia City Council is prepared to approve an ordinance that would provide protections to renters facing eviction due to COVID-19-related complications.   The ordinance, an addition … more
A new 67-unit senior housing development is planned for Olympia in the area bordered by Henderson Blvd., Yelm Highway and Palomino Drive.   The South Sound Village Cooperative will be a … more
While people involved in building a new off-site courtroom for Thurston County Superior and District courts are pushing for a Nov. 1 completion date, some supply chain issues are making that goal … more
The city of Olympia is considering a proposal to upgrade Thurston County’s 911 emergency system.   It would be on industrial land at 2703 Pacific Ave. S.E., the site of the existing … more
During a budget workshop meeting on Monday, Port of Olympia officials discussed several capital investment projects that were put on hold because of the pandemic, and the possibility of them … more
  It’s been around for nearly five decades, but Tri-City Meats in Olympia has recently added an all-new side to its business by opening a retail counter to sell individual … more
Olympia’s Target and a nearby Xfinity store were evacuated Wednesday for over three hours after a person called 911 and said there were three bombs inside Target.  After determining the … more
Next Monday the Olympia Planning Commission will meet to discuss possible changes to the housing code regarding accessory dwelling units, duplexes, triplexes and courtyard apartments. Here are … more
The Olympia City Council, during ongoing discussion on forming more equitable public safety policy, formed a three-person committee to identify immediate changes that could improve all people’s … more
On September 28, 2020, Thurston Superior Court lost one of its own. We were saddened to learn of the passing of Judge Carol Fuller.  Judge Fuller served for 24 years as the first female … more
Olympia’s Utility Advisory Committee will discuss proposed utility rates for 2021 at its Thursday evening meeting. The meeting begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, Oct. 1 and the public can attend … more
A new 84-unit apartment complex, the GOAT Apartments, may be built on vacant property at 3311 6th Avenue SW in Olympia. The Inland Group, headquartered in Spokane, is proposing to develop the … more
At its meeting on Monday, Sept. 28, the Olympia Port Commission will consider an amendment to Panattoni’s 10-year lease option for 199 acres of land in Tumwater, which it approved in mid-July. … more
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