Local Business and Community Groups Stand Up for Fairness, Citizen Input in Thurston County

Olympia, WA, November 24, 2015 – Olympia Master Builders, the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce, and Hinkle Homes filed a lawsuit against Thurston County in Lewis County Superior Court.  The lawsuit asks the court to direct Thurston County to stop its unlawful interim permitting process for land use applications located within the alleged habitat of the…

Rochester School District Refinances Bonds

Rochester School District recently refinanced its 2006 bonds in order to take advantage of lower interest rates. The refinancing will save District taxpayers a total of over $250,000 during the next 5 years. The savings flow directly to taxpayers through reduced tax levies and are not available for District expenses, according to Superintendent Kim Fry. “The refinancing…

Septic Management Plan Updates

Join Thurston County Public Health at one of our upcoming Septic Plan Open Houses to learn about and give input on proposed changes to the septic management plan.  Meetings are: Saturday, December 5 from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at Thurston County’s Public Health Building, 412 Lilly Rd., NE in Olympia or on Wednesday December 9…