Small Business Day In Olympia Feb. 26

Entrepreneurs from all over Washington state to discuss legislative agenda. OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 24, 2014—Representatives of the people who employ more working Washingtonians and generate almost every new job will gather in Olympia, Wednesday, February 26, for their annual Small Business Day at the Capitol event.


Timberland Regional Library Board Meeting

The Timberland Regional Library Board of Trustees will hold its regular Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at 7:00 pm at the Administrative Service Center located at 415 Tumwater Blvd. SW, Tumwater, WA 98501 The meeting is open to the public and the public is encouraged to attend.

WDFW seeks public comments On Proposed Smelt Regulations

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on proposed changes to commercial and recreational fishing regulations that could increase protection for smelt in Puget Sound.

Written comments can be submitted through May 30 on WDFW’s website at: The public also can provide input at meetings scheduled in March and April.


Tree Removal Work Closes Lanes On SR 8

OLYMPIA – Drivers may encounter lane closures and short-term rolling slowdowns on State Route 8 west of Olympia on Wednesday, Feb. 26, while Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews remove hazard trees adjacent to the highway.  Crews will be working in both directions of SR 8 near the Thurston/Grays Harbor County line from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. To ensure the safety of motorists, traffic will be cleared from the area using rolling slowdowns before trees are felled. Motorists are advised to plan for delays and add travel time to reach their destinations.