Saint Martin’s University, JBLM and Microsoft to honor second cohort of military students at the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy

LACEY, Wash. – Saint Martin’s University, Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Microsoft will mark the achievement of the second cohort of service members to successfully complete the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy during an Achievement Ceremony Monday, May 5, at 4:30 p.m. The private event will be held at the Stone Education Center, which houses the…

Transit Agency Receives International Recognition for Environmental Leadership Intercity Transit Gets Prestigious ISO 14001 Certification

May 1, 2014 Olympia, WA – Intercity Transit, the public transportation agency for Thurston County, recently received International Standards Organization (ISO) 14001 certification for its significant environmental and sustainability efforts. It is one of only a few U.S. transit systems to earn this prestigious certification, achieving a high international standard of environmental management and resource…

Transit Seeks Public Comment On Transportation Improvement Projects

May 09, 2014 Olympia/Thurston County, WA – Intercity Transit, the public transportation agency for Thurston County, invites public comment on potential federally funded transit projects currently proposed in its 2015-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Review and input of the proposed capital projects and related costs is encouraged between now and June 4. The comment period…

Thurston EDC Congratulates the 2013 Business Recognition Award Winners

The Thurston Economic Development Council is pleased to announce the 2013 Business Recognition Award Winners. ·        Non-Profit Organization of the Year:  Homeless Backpacks ·        New Business of the Year: Forza Coffee Company ·        Small Business of the Year: Merle Norman Cosmetics, Wigs & Spa ·        Corporate Employer of the Year: Sunset Air Inc. Each year, the EDC spotlights businesses and organizations that have demonstrated a significant…