Apr. 7 - Public Hearing on Extending Marijuana Regulations in Thurston County

Public comment invited on six-month extension of interim regulations.  The Thurston County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 7 at 5:30 p.m. to accept public testimony on extending interim zoning regulations for state-licensed marijuana producers, processors and retailers for six months.

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Music Out Loud - Names Requested To Honor Local Musicians

Help us honor musical legacies in our community!
The Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation Department and the Olympia Arts Commission need your help to posthumously honor musicians who have significantly contributed to music growth in the area or made a name for Olympia, through artistic design and a music performance series at up to three sidewalk sites in downtown Olympia.

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National Mayor’s Challenge For Water Conservation

City of Olympia Mayor, Stephen Buxbaum, is joining mayors across the country in asking residents to make a commitment to conserve water by taking part in a national contest aimed at drastically slashing water and energy use across the nation. Throughout the month of April, WaterWise Olympia residents are encouraged to make their pledge to water conservation at www.mywaterpledge.com.  Last year, residents from over 1,000 cities pledged to reduce their annual consumption of drinking water by nearly a billion gallons.

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Apr. 1&2 - Overnight Closures At Tacoma Narrows Bridge Toll Plaza For Annual Maintenance

GIG HARBOR – Nighttime drivers traveling on eastbound State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge should plan for two nights of lane closures, April 1 and 2, as crews perform annual toll equipment maintenance. Before starting work at the toll plaza each night, crews will close the on-ramp from 24th Street Northwest to eastbound SR 16 at 8 p.m. Crews will then close all of the Good To Go! electronic toll lanes by 10 p.m. All of the Good To Go! lanes and the 24th Street ramp will reopen by 5 a.m. the following morning. During the closures all vehicles will be detoured through the toll booths.