Thurston Commissioners Ban Insecticide From County Properties

Loss of bee populations linked to use of neonicotinoid pesticides. OLYMPIA – Thurston County Commissioners have amended the county’s Pest and Vegetation Management Policy (PVM) to prohibit the use of neonicotinoid insecticides on County owned or managed property. The action furthers the county goal to minimize the use of pesticides and favor the use of least toxic pesticides when they are necessary, and help set an example by avoiding the use of neonicotinoid insecticides.

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Thurston County Offices Closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Day

No curbside garbage and recycling collection on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1  Thurston County government will be closed on Thursday, December 25 for Christmas Day and Thursday, January 1 for New Year’s Day.

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Tumwater City Hall Closure on December 24th at 1:00 p.m.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Tumwater City Hall will be closed at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24, 2014; and all day on Thursday, December 25, 2014; due to the holiday. Tumwater City Hall will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, December 26, 2014. Any questions regarding this City Hall closure should be directed to John Doan, City Administrator, 360-754-4120

Timberland Regional Library: 18th annual Adult Winter Reading Contest

Booklovers can once again welcome the New Year with some healthy self-indulgence: reading books, audiobooks and more books – as many as possible – between January 1 and March 14.  

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