WSDOT Seeks Input On Proposed Community Engagement Plan

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Transportation is seeking comments on its proposed plan to guide how the agency engages with partners, stakeholders, Tribes, communities and the public.

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JBLM Soldiers To Volunteer In Olympia Parks

Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation is pleased to host volunteers from JBLM for a day of removing invasive plant species and repairing trails in two of Olympia’s most iconic parks. Approximately sixty soldiers from Bear Troop 8-1 Cavalry will serve the local community on Thursday, May 21st.  These men and women will work at West Bay Park removing invasive plants as part of an ongoing restoration project. Work will then continue with efforts focused at  Priest Point Park, repairing the ever popular Ellis Cove trail. Parks and trails will remain open to the public during this work. Park Stewardship thanks Farrelli’s Pizza for their sponsorship of this event.

Freshpaper Partners With Thurston County’s Waste Less Food Campaign

 The maker of FreshPaper is once again partnering with Thurston County’s Waste Less Food campaign to extend special FreshPaper discounts that will help keep more fresh produce on your table and on the shelves of the Thurston County Food Bank. 

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I-5 Intermittent Lane And Ramp Closures Scheduled May 11-13

OLYMPIA – Weather permitting, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will install pavement markings and final striping on Interstate 5 in Pierce and Thurston counties during the overnight hours from May 11 to May 13.

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