UPDATE: State Wildlife Interaction Rules Information

Commission amends state wildlife interaction rules

OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission amended several state wildlife interaction rules, including those addressing conflicts between wolves and livestock, during a public meeting today (Oct. 4) in Olympia.  

The amendments approved by the commission, a citizen panel appointed by the governor to set policy for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), are more consistent with Washington’s Wolf Conservation and Management plan and implement 2013 legislation.

Those amendments include:

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Timberland Reads Together

Timberland Regional Library presents the 9th annual Timberland Reads Together, a community wide effort to get people together to read and discuss one great book through discussion, film, live music and theater. This year’s book is “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis” by Pulitzer Prize winning author Timothy Egan.

The book chronicles the life of Edward Curtis, an early 20th century photographer from Seattle who gave up being the portrait photographer of the rich and famous to capture in amazing photographic detail the lives and vanishing customs of Native American tribes. Author Timothy Egan will kick things off by speaking on Tuesday, October 1 at 7pm at the Washington Center in Olympia. More than 70 events will follow throughout October, all of which are free and open to the public. More information is at www.TRL.org.

September 30, 2013/TRL News Release

DOR Offers Free Construction Workshops

October, the Washington State Department of Revenue is sponsoring a series of free, two-hour construction industry tax workshops throughout the state. These workshops will make reporting easier for you to understand the state taxes that apply to contractors. You will also gain tools to correct problems and avoid penalties.

Topics covered during the workshops include: Sales tax, itemized billings, reseller permits, spec. versus custom building, refunds, construction management, and some of the most common reporting errors for contractors. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask specific questions that apply to their businesses. Workshops will be held in the following locations:

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17th Annual Children’s Day Celebration

The community is invited to attend the 17th Annual Children’s Day Celebration on Saturday, October 5 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Huntamer Park (618 Woodland Square Loop SE).

This year’s theme is ‘It’s a Circus.’ Children and families are encouraged to attend this free event dressed as their favorite circus character. Performances begin at 11:15 a.m. with the Charlie Brown Juggling Show, followed by DancerZone360 Dance and Acrobatic Troupe at 12:10 p.m., then the High Impact Dance Group at 12:45 p.m. The day will end with a circus parade featuring attending children at 1:45 p.m. Other entertainment includes music, circus entertainment, face painting, inflatable bouncers, and over 30 community booths with free activities for kids.

Children’s Day is a free community event co-sponsored by the City of Lacey Parks and Recreation and the Lacey Timberland Library. For more information please visit www.ci.lacey.wa.us or contact Jordy Beasley at (360) 491-0857 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

September 30, 2013/Official City Of Lacey Press Release