Thurston County
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In response to a statewide license plate shortage, the Thurston County Auditor’s Office, alongside eight licensing subagents, will be issuing temporary permits to passenger vehicle licensing … more
Thurston’s Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) set a public hearing for animal control related fees on June 4 to amend Thurston County Municipal Code (TMC) Section 9.10 (Animal Control). … more
Glenn Harper is a very busy man.  He works as a certified home care aide and end-of-life doula. He started hosting Death Cafes on Zoom during the pandemic about three years ago and now … more
The Thurston Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) and Olympia City Council separately issued proclamations recognizing the contributions of public servants working to serve the community. During … more
The Thurston County Auditor’s Election Division is inviting community members to serve as “For” and “Against” committee members for the upcoming August 6 Primary … more
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place,” from William Whyte’s 1952 book “Is Anyone Listening?” Margaret Schwarze, … more
OLYMPIA — The opportunity to become a candidate for office during Washington’s  2024 elections opened Monday . During candidate filing week, candidacies can be declared until 5 p.m. … more
On the night of May 1, the Thurston County Narcotics Task Force (TNT) arrested a local dealer of fentanyl, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) post . The operation, … more
The Housing Authority of Thurston County (HATC)’s 2023 Annual Community Report showed that the organization had admitted 296 new households to its voucher rental assistance program and lifted … more
Intercity Transit (IT) won two top awards at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) 2024 International Bus Roadeo competition, which was held last weekend in Portland, Oregon. … more
Thurston County Sheriff's Office (TCSO) has taken a sex offender into custody following reports of sexual assault after luring them to a secluded place before being assaulted and is asking other … more
Thurston’s County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) approved the Sheriff’s two single-source purchases for six Grappler and five StarChase units to aid in vehicle pursuits. … more
In a show of recognition and celebration, the Thurston Board of County Commissioners officially declared May Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. The board's proclamation … more
Tumwater Police Department (TPD) responded to reports of suspicious activity involving a BMW SUV on Monday, April 27, where individuals were seen tossing items, including clothes and a car seat, … more
The Port of Olympia’s new executive director, Alexandra Smith, addressed dozens of questions last week, including about the marine terminal’s profitability and said she supports having … more
I am a little late with this information, but Earth Day was a big success in our communities. Trees hold a special place in my heart, so Earth Day is one of my favorite holidays, and clearly, I am … more
Intercity Transit is calling on the public to comment on transit projects outlined in the annual update of its Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for 2025-28, which is a federal requirement to … more
Intercity Transit announced the enhancement to their bus services, with getting closer to pre-pandemic level of service as their goal. The transit authority outlined a series of adjustments … more
To aid in vehicle pursuits, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) discussed the possible acquisition of vehicle-mounted GPS launchers and police bumpers. At a work session with the … more
Thurston County Public Works has announced the temporary closure of book donation bins at its drop-box facilities in Rainier and Rochester and the Waste and Recovery Center (WARC) in Lacey. This … more
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