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Day One of the cleanup project at the Deschutes Parkway homeless encampment started at 9 am today. Workers from Advance Environmental  more
In a couple days, Advance Environmental will begin to clean the sprawling homeless encampments along Deschutes Parkway as a response to waste accumulation and environmental impacts at the camps on … more
In a vote of 6-1, the Olympia City Council approved a development agreement with a developer interested in constructing housing and amenities along the waters of Budd Bay on West Bay Drive NW. The … more
One of the four finalists to become the permanent Olympia Police Department chief had previously been reprimanded in Kalamazoo, Michigan for grabbing a man by the throat during an arrest. The City … more
The Thurston County Commissioners voted unanimously to move a rezoning issue to the Official Docket of Comprehensive Plan amendments, after receiving 155 public comments against the rezoning. At … more
A public hearing at the Olympia City Council meeting last night drew a crowd of opposition and proponents of a potential project that would bring large development along West Bay Drive. At the … more
A man is being held in the Thurston County Jail on $100,000 bail after authorities say he robbed someone at gunpoint and fired a shot inside an Olympia hotel room. Bruce L. Tolle, 33, is facing a … more
Prior to what’s sure to be a lively public hearing tomorrow for a potential large development along West Bay Drive, one member of the Olympia City Council announced he will vote against a … more
A public hearing is scheduled at 5:30 on Tuesday, March 23 for a large development project planned along West Bay Drive that would bring housing and business development opportunities to the … more
Sometime over the summer, solar panels will likely be installed atop the roof of the gymnasium at Olympia High School as part of a partnership between the district and Puget Sound Energy to increase … more
It’s no secret that the homeless camps generate a lot of interest, frustration, concern, and a whole range of emotions from local folks.  Seems there are almost as many ideas of what to do … more
In a matter of seconds last Wednesday, Kirk Trowbridge’s brand-new electric cargo bike was stolen while he ran inside the post office to check his mailbox. He called the police, posted a … more
About one in three families in the Olympia School District say they aren’t comfortable with their students returning to school for a hybrid model of in-person and remote … more
A 29-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly stabbed a woman in the chest in Lacey, puncturing a lung. Sergei G. Snyder was arrested Thu., Feb. 25, on suspicion of one count of first-degree … more
Registration is now open for Olympia Arts Month. Businesses and organizations looking to feature an artist, performance or creative activity in their space can sign up during March for activities … more
The warehouses along the water at the Port of Olympia appear, somehow, larger on the inside than on the outside. In one of them, a large swath of the floor is cleared and empty. A temporary shop … more
The trial of an Olympia man accused of murder is awaiting the results of a competency evaluation to determine whether the man is competent to stand trial. Kyle G. Jarstad, 32, is accused of … more
Two people entered the Senior Services for South Sound building on Monday, and caused nearly $2,000 in damage and stolen property, prompting a number of community members and organizations to provide … more
The Olympia Site Plan Committee today discussed a possible drive-thru espresso stand that may be constructed at the intersection of Cooper Point Road Southwest and Evergreen Park Drive. The Site … more
A lone burglar smashed the front door glass at Olympia Gear Exchange early this morning, entered the store and stole $173, according to owner Joe Hyer. Security camera video shows an individual wearing a … more
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