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Thurston County officially announced the November 7 General Election results earlier today, with only one position withheld for a recount. According to the results document, 77,421 ballots were … more
Alesia Nez enrolled at Washington State University just as the pandemic hit. Nez, a member of the Navajo Nation, didn’t spend her freshman year in Pullman, but instead ... more
Intercity Transit’s (IT) Board of Directors authorized Interim General Manager Emily Bergkamp to sign two new contracts with its state and federal lobbyists on Wednesday, September 20. more
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (WSDNR) is reminding drone hobbyists not to fly their drones near wildfires. WSDNR said on its website that the United States Forest Service … more
The work to complete Tumwater’s habitat conservation plan (HCP) continues despite failing to secure state funding that would have been used to acquire land in order to initiate a mitigation … more
The Washington state legislature allocated $7 million for the Deschutes Estuary restoration project as part of its 2023-2024 operating budget, which Congress passed on Sunday, April 23, before … more
Over the past two decades, Walla Walla has become a destination for wine lovers who travel to the region to enjoy some of its more than 120 wineries, stay in the area’s boutique hotels, and … more
Joint Base Lewis McChord sent out a statement reminding the public that it is illegal to charge electric vehicles (EVs) in federal buildings. In a Facebook post, the base noted that the number of … more
Editor’s Note: For anyone wondering about the challenges that have been linked to the revolving door between arrests and releases, how the laws have related to drug consumption and repeats in … more
Various labor-related laws have taken effect this year, starting January 1, affecting various workers, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced in a press … more
The US Congress passed on Friday, December 23, a $1.7 trillion spending bill for the fiscal year 2023, with $3 million allocated for Thurston County. The 2023 omnibus spending bill included … more
The Thurston Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) set a public hearing for the proposed five County Commissioners District boundary lines on Wednesday, December 7, waiving the 20-day public hearing … more
Thurston Community Media (TCMedia) has teamed up with the League of Women Voters to bring us local candidate forums videos and coverage.   Scroll down for one-click access to seven … more
Below are the voter registration deadlines for the November 8 General Election in Thurston County.   ​Through Monday, October 31, 2022: Last day for remote registrations and updates … more
Congress mulls bill of 99-year leasing rights for Chehalis tribe By Edwin Oscar U. Gutierrez, Jr. Washington Congress’ Natural Resources met on September 14 to hear testimony on HR 6564, … more
Primary elections were held throughout Washington on Tuesday, August 2, and results for many Thurston County races appear to be settled. That’s because we have a “Top Two” system … more
Thurston County’s official list of candidates for the primary election on August 2 is arriving now in mailboxes all over the county. Included: a message from Chief Deputy Auditor Diana … more
The Olympia City council approved an ordinance that echos a new state law prohibiting open carry of firearms and other weapons in city hall, council chambers or any locations used in connection with … more
 Early last Monday, two masked men broke a window at Hometown Property Management, a business owned by State Rep. Andrew Barkis (WA-District 2, R) and attempted to set the building on … more
Olympia’s City Council has authorized the Olympia Police Department (OPD) to acquire and use body-worn cameras and car video systems in compliance with Washington State’s RCW 10.109.2021, … more
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