Oso Food Drive

Sail On in Espresso collecting items for Oso Mudslide Drive.


Road Closure John’s Prairie Road (County Road 91720)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to RCW 47.48.010, John’s Prairie Road, from approximately Milepost 3.30 (Just East of the Capital Hill Road) to Milepost 3.77 (At SR 3), on County Road No. 91720, shall be closed in order to facilitate road maintenance activities. The road will be closed to all through traffic from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 and Thursday, April 24, 2014.

ROAD CLOSURE JOHN’S PRAIRIE ROAD (County Road 91720) Resolution: 17-14

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Public Works at 427-9670 ext. 450

Water Quality Workshop At Black Lake Grange

Black Lake Basin & McLane Creek Basin Water Quality Workshop Set For April 9   - Community meeting at Black Lake Grange

OLYMPIA -- Thurston County and the Thurston Regional Planning Council (TRPC) invite Black Lake Basin and McLane Creek Basin residents to an April 9 workshop to consider how to protect water quality.The meeting will take place in the Black Lake Grange (6011 Black Lake Blvd., Olympia, Wash. 98512), beginning at 6 p.m. with an open house and interactive information stations hosted by Thurston County, TRPC, and other organizations.

The two basins cover a mix of urban and rural areas, including: western Tumwater and its urban growth area, the Capitol State Forest, and unincorporated Thurston County (see map below). Thurston County long-range planning staff will present information about the following project:


2014 Olympia Wooden Boat Fair

The Olympia Wooden Boat Association is proud to announce the 35th Annual Olympia Wooden May 10 and 11, 2014.

The fair, a traditional community and family event, is held at Percival Landing Park in downtown Olympia on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On display will be all types of wooden boats including power, sail, row boats, dinghies, kayaks, and canoes.

Handmade items from local artisans will feature artwork, pottery, wooden décor, jewelry, clothing, homemade food products, and many more nautical-related items.

When the family gets hungry, walk through the International Food Alley booths offering traditional burgers, seafood, international choices, along with tempting desserts.
There will be a children’s boat building booth on Saturday. The fair is also known for showcasing local musical entertainment starting at noon.

Saturday, May 10
Noon    The Aspirations (Aspire School Jazz Band)
2:00    Blue Pickup (Bluegrass band)
4:00    Tumwater High School Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, May 11
Noon    Olympia Highlanders Bagpipe Marching Band
1:00    Slieveloughane Irish Dancers
2:30    Ko Ko Jo (Rock band)

The fair officially closes on Sunday at 5:00 pm.

For more information, directions, or boat and vendor applications, visit our web site at www.olywoodenboat.org or send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Always held on Mother’s Day weekend, bring Mom and the family to our FREE, fun-filled Boat Fair!

April 2, 2014