Lacey Recruiting for vacancies on Commissions

The Lacey City Council is currently recruiting for two vacancies on the Historical Commission and one vacancy on the Parks Board. The Lacey Historical Commission provides leadership in historic preservation and developing information concerning the historical significance of the local Lacey area. The Historical Commission meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Historical Commission members serve three-year terms with a two-term limit. Applicants must be residents of the City of Lacey or live in the urban growth area (UGA) of the city. 

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EDC's Women In Business Open House

Please join us in celebrating the official grand opening of the Washington Center for Women in Business (WCWB)! Come for an afternoon of networking and light refreshments and meet our team, advisory counsel members, program participants, and Small Business Administration (SBA) members while learning about services available through the WCWB.

The WCWB is a program of the Thurston Economic Development Council's Business Resource Center, and works to provide women and men with opportunities, tools, and connections to advance the success of their business. As part of the SBA's Women's Business Center Program, the WCWB joins a network of 110 centers nationwide.

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Junior Ranger Adventures June 14th

Earn Your Junior Park Ranger Badge in One Day! >On Saturday, June 14, from 9am to 12:30pm, your child can join our Park Ranger and expert staff on an exciting adventure to 3 different City of Olympia Parks. They will learn to appreciate nature through responsible and fun recreation while exploring stewardship, local ecosystems, habitats, and wildlife. This Junior Ranger Adventure will include a nature walk, wildlife observation, fun activities, and a picnic. Transportation and supervision included. Register by calling 360.753.8380 or going online today! Open to ages 6-11. Fee:$29 per child.

Tolls increase July 1: Tacoma Narrows Bridge

New toll rates for the Tacoma Narrows Bridge take effect at midnight on July 1. The change reflects the next rate increases approved by the Washington State Transportation Commission to ensure the bridge generates enough revenue to cover costs required under law, including maintenance, operations and debt payments. Rates will increase for all toll categories. The Good To Go! pass rate will increase from $4.25 to $4.50, cash tolls from $5.25 to $5.50, and Pay By Mail from $6.25 to $6.50. The transportation commission scheduled this July’s rate increase in May 2013, as part of a two-year phased increase.

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