Thurston County Auditor’s Office earns national achievement award for Cybersecurity Initiative

The National Association of Counties recognized the Thurston County Auditor’s Office for their work the last two years to improve the county’s cybersecurity posture. The Achievement Award honors innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.   “Fair and free elections are a hallmark of American democracy,” said Auditor Mary Hall. “Voters’ confidence…

North Thurston Education Foundation Awards $136,000 in Scholarships to 41 Students

The North Thurston Education Foundation has awarded scholarships with a total value of $136,000 to 41 graduating seniors from North Thurston Public Schools. “It was a challenging year for the graduating class of 2020 in many respects. Application procedures were changed based on school closures and students were required to submit their applications by mail,”…

Re-opening Thurston County Businesses with Help from the Thurston County Chamber

Thurston County is moving through the Safe Start guidelines of slowly and safely reopening businesses and activities. But keeping track of the Governor’s four Phases and knowing what’s allowed in each can be confusing. Thankfully the Thurston County Chamber makes it easy by Tying our Community Back Together with festive ribbon tying ceremonies and signage to celebrate grand reopenings county-wide. Krystal…