Thurston County Hearing For Pot Zoning Nov. 17

AGENDA - Public Hearings:Morning Session beginning at 10 a.m., or shortly thereafter: Project: 2014101063 CONTINUED TO A DATE TO BE DETERMINED Appellant: Shelly Forest, et al Request: Appeal of an administrative decision approving an Administrative Special Use Permit for marijuana production within the Rural Residential Resource one unit per five acre zone of Thurston County. Location: 6123 199th Ave. SE, Tenino Legal Description: A portion of Section 9, Township 15, Range 1W; known as Tax Parcel 81300300000 Quarter SW NE BLA09101444TC TR A Document 4101698; Known as Tax Parcel Number 12836130201 Hearing at Thurston County Courthouse Building No.1, Room 152 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW Olympia, Washington 98502

League of Women Voters of Mason County Meeting Nov. 18

What has triggered the rise of heroin use in rural and suburban areas and what are the consequences of substance abuse in our community? An in depth discussion by law enforcement, mentors, graduates of drug court and parents with direct experience will take place at the November 18 meeting of the League of Women Voters of Mason County. To be held at Olympic College Johnson Library, Tuesday, November 18 from 12:00-1:30.

RecruitMilitary Vets Job Fair Seattle November 20

DAV and RecruitMilitary are inviting veterans who already have civilian work experience, transitioning veterans, members of the National Guard and reserves, and military spouses. The event will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

USAA’s local Wealth Management team is presenting a seminar prior to the career fair at 10:00 AM and again at 1:00 PM. The seminar is titled "Practical Advice for All Stages of Retirement Planning". All veterans are welcome to attend this session that is intended to provide information for all veterans and spouses to use as they consider their future retirement.

DAV and RecruitMilitary expect more than 40 employers, franchisors, educational institutions, and government agencies to reserve exhibitor booths at the career fair. Already signed up are USAA; DAV; Lockheed Martin; The Home Depot; DeVry University; First Command Financial Planning; CTS International; Charlie's Produce; Belfor; SEFNCO Communications; Utah Valley University School of Aviation Sciences; Sunbelt Rentals; Walgreens; Base2 Solutions; Apple, Inc.; Foss Maritime Company; Trident University International; Argosy University; MultiCare Health System; Edward Jones; Northwestern Mutual Financial Network; Key Bank; Amtrak National Passenger Corp.; Allen Institute for Brain Science; DSHS; Core Link Surgical; West Coast Training; National Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin.; Amazon; Prudential Financial; National Federation of Independent Business; Farmers Insurance Group; Lowe's; Northern CA College of Construction; and The Art Institutes.


Roadway Striping: Lane & Ramp Closures In Pierce, Thurston Counties

OLYMPIA – The possibility of dry weather early next week will give crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation a chance to install pavement markings on Interstate 5 in Pierce and Thurston counties.
Beginning at 7 p.m. each night from Monday, Nov. 10 through Wednesday, Nov. 12, crews will close one lane of southbound I-5 followed by a second lane at 10 p.m. from Gravelly Lake Drive in Lakewood to Mounts Road in DuPont. Drivers should also expect short-duration on-and off-ramp closures on southbound I-5 from Gravelly Lake Drive to Mounts Road.
All lanes and ramps will re-open each following day by 5 a.m.
If the weather allows, crews will perform the same work in Thurston County on I-5 during the same overnight hours from Thursday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 16.
Double lane closures and short-duration on- and off-ramp closures will take place on southbound I-5 from the State Capitol/City Center exit to Tumwater Boulevard. The same will occur on northbound I-5 from Tumwater Boulevard to Trosper Rd. SW. Drivers should also expect short-duration on-and off-ramp closures for the Tumwater Blvd. and Trosper Road interchanges with both northbound and southbound I-5.
This work is weather dependent. If it rains, the work will be rescheduled for a later date.

The work is related to the I-5 Vicinity Tumwater Boulevard to Gravelly Lake Drive – Paving project.