Thurston County
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The Board of County Commissioners approved an ordinance amending its agriculture code on Tuesday, February 20. The changes expand permissible agricultural uses to the county’s long-term … more
Beginning in the early 1980s, the acrimony over treaty-right fishing began to diminish. The state’s approach to salmon management finally recognized the need to make peace with federal law and … more
A Thurston County Jail inmate assaulted a corrections deputy during breakfast service in the early morning of February 2. According to the police report, the incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. … more
Public Works Road Operations Division Manager Mike Lowman highlighted the breadth of Thurston County’s transportation systems, which are approximately $1 billion, during a meeting yesterday, … more
The end of February will be filled with art and merriment!  Queerotica Art Exhibit, Friday, February 23, 5:30 – 9 p.m. Queerotica is a showcase of LGBTQIA2S+ artists and speakers … more
Check the calendar. It is 1/3 rd of the way from the winter solstice to the summer solstice, and the birds have noticed. They’re beginning the spring migration. Migration time for many … more
Olympia’s first Black American Mayor, Dontae Payne, received Thurston County’s African-American History Month proclamation during the Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, … more
Thurston County’s Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) passed a resolution to reimburse the Thurston County Limited Tax General Obligation Bonds. Budget and Fiscal Manager Nicole Martinez … more
The Thurston County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) has announced an open invitation to the public interested in civic engagement to apply for positions on various citizen advisory boards, … more
Officials from the Washington State Auditor’s Office found three procedural lapses in Region 3 (Critical Incident Investigation Team) CIIT probe on the deadly force incident that resulted in … more
Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO)  arrested a suspect believed to have mental health issues when they assaulted deputies after refusing to obey a court order “for mental health … more
Thurston’s Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) reviewed the 2024-2025 comprehensive plan and development code docket items and scheduled the 20-day public comment period to start this week and … more
A man with a felony warrant in Oregon was arrested after he was caught for reckless driving on Interstate 5 on January 23, just a bit after nine in the evening. According to Thurston County … more
George Walter, environmental program manager at the Nisqually Indian Tribe’s natural resources department, has worked for 45+ years in various elements of fisheries for the Tribe. He may be … more
PFAS in Washington’s well water could make you sick   ‘Forever chemicals’ linked to ailments from high cholesterol to cancer are in our clearest … more
The Olympia City Council voted to approve an interlocal agreement with Thurston County, Lacey, and Tumwater to support two regional initiatives under the 2024 Thurston Climate Mitigation … more
The timeframe of the investigation is from 1997 to 2008. more
Toward bolstering the collective impact of work being done here, Thurston County's Board of Health (BOH) has identified strengthening community partnerships as one of its primary goals for the year … more
A man arrived and identified himself as the woman’s ex-husband, confirmed that the vehicle belonged to him and stated to police that she usually behaves the same way when intoxicated. more
The Port of Olympia Commission chose Alexandra Smith as the port's new executive director, a news release from the port announced yesterday. Commissioners held an executive session yesterday to … more
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