Lacey’s Alternate Day Watering Begins June 1

Lacey water customers will follow an alternate day watering schedule for their yards and outdoor landscapes beginning Sunday, June 1, 2014. Alternate day watering is mandatory for all Lacey water customers during the months of June, July, August, and September.  

The Lacey City Council approved the watering policy in 2006 as an effort to reduce peak water demand during the summer. Lacey’s water usage has exceeded 16 million gallons per day during summer months compared with only five million gallons per day in the winter.  

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Holiday Closures For Recycling And Garbage Facilities in Kitsap County

(Port Orchard, WA) –The Memorial Day holiday will result in the closure of Recycling and Garbage Facilities:

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Celebrate National Trails Day® With A Trail Maintenance Project In Lacey

LACEY, WA, May 16, 2014: Celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 7, 2014, by joining other trail supporters at Woodland Creek Community Park, 6729 Pacific Avenue SE, to spread wood chips on trails in the park, pull weeds and invasive plants, and conduct basic trail maintenance. The City of Lacey Parks & Recreation Department is hosting the trail maintenance work party.

Individuals, families, and groups are welcome to join. Volunteers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Please pre-register by Friday, May 30 to ensure that enough tools are on hand. To access the registration form, visit the City of Lacey website.

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Travel Tools To Navigate Holiday Travel Routes

OLYMPIA – Using the Washington State Department of Transportation predicted travel volumes and online tools is the key to starting roadway travel for Memorial Day 2014. With summer travel season getting underway and weather reports calling for just a few scattered rain showers, travel is expected to increase on typical holiday travel routes, including Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass, US 2 over Stevens Pass, Interstate 5 through Thurston and Pierce counties and I-5 between Bellingham and the U.S./Canada Border. See WSDOT for travel tools.