Thurston County
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Intercity Transit’s (IT) board of directors authorized General Manager Emily Bergkamp to execute a $275,000 purchase order with Day Wireless Systems to provide digital radio communications for … more
Thurston County received an in-depth study of its industrial lands inventory to help guide future land use and economic development decisions. The 2023 Industrial Lands Study was commissioned by … more
The Thurston County Auditor’s Elections Division has mailed out more than 20,000 ballots to registered voters in the Yelm area for the upcoming April 23 Special Election. These ballots are … more
The county's Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) department briefed the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) on the comments received for the Forest Lands Conversion Code Update. … more
Thurston County has officially designated April 2024 as Volunteer Appreciation Month, highlighting the indispensable contributions made by volunteers across the community. The proclamation, … more
Preliminary data released by Thurston County Public Health and Social Services, based on the Point-in-Time Count Homeless Census (PIT), revealed a rise in the homeless population for 2024. … more
While certain economic indicators show Thurston County has been on an upswing since the pandemic, certain issues, such as housing affordability, continue to plague the county. Gene Angel, director of … more
Thurston County is looking to draft regulations for the housing of sex offenders, according to the county’s recently approved docket of development code amendments. more
Christopher Burbank, one of the three police officers involved in the death of Manuel Ellis in Pierce County in March 2020, has resigned today, two days after he was sworn in as lateral patrol deputy … more
Community members protested the hiring of Christopher “Shane” Burbank as a Lateral Patrol Deputy at the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) due to his involvement in 2020 … more
On the night of March 28, Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle in the Lacey area. Authorities discovered that a man inside the vehicle was … more
Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO), Tenino Police Department, Washington State Patrol, South Thurston Fire & EMS, and East Olympia Fire District 6 responded to the scene of a serious … more
Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is looking to invest in equipment and technology to mitigate vehicular pursuits, Sheriff Derek Sanders told the Board of County Commissioners during an update … more
The suspect of a shooting homicide in Morris Road SE last March 5 that killed a victim was arrested on Thursday, March 28, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) news release … more
Community Planning & Economic Development (CPED) representatives met with Thurston’s Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) to discuss public comments and decide on projects related to the … more
This morning, the cats woke me at 6:30 a.m., and as I stumbled around in semi-darkness, I heard a joyous song coming through the open window. It was an American Robin greeting the coming dawn. This … more
The Port of Olympia Commission authorized purchasing four forklifts for $226,664 on Monday, March 25, to be covered by selling four 60-foot flat deck railcars, which the port approved as surplus … more
Thurston County Narcotics Task Force arrested a multiple felon for alleged possession and distribution of illegal narcotics along with illegal firearm possession in the vicinity of College Street SE … more
This month’s Chamber Forum on Mental Health was sad, informative and hopeful.  I will share highlights of the 3 presentations, including some important ‘FYIs’ and ‘What … more
Thurston County's Together! program has been chosen as one of the recipients of the "Communities Building Resilient Youth" funding awards by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH). The … more
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