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Expand your circle of influence and discover the net worth of a network. You’re invited to a special event to meet your peers, engage and be inspired. Hear from and meet successful women in the community who have navigated their way to influential positions, and they’ll share the practical lessons they have learned along the…

Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold

As the mercury drops, one can bet con artists will be out impersonating utility workers —both in person and on the phone. There have already been reports in Washington, Idaho and Montana concerning scammers pretending to be Avista Utility workers demanding consumers and businesses pay for past due bills. Oftentimes they tell their victim to…

SCJ Alliance Welcomes Transportation Planner Elisabeth Wooton

SCJ Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of Elisabeth Wooton to our Lacey office as a transportation planner. Elisabeth brings seven years of transportation planning experience with an emphasis on complete street designs. Prior to joining SCJ, she was working as a pedestrian and bicycle planner for New York City’s Department of Transportation. Elisabeth…

Joint Statement of Olympia Police Department Chief Roberts and Black Alliance of Thurston County Chair Dr. Johnson

In light of recent events Chief of Police Ronnie Roberts and Dr. Karen Johnson of the Black Alliance met today and have the following statement: “We are at a time in our country where violence is pulling communities apart.  We must come together to address longstanding challenges between our Black communities and law enforcement.  We recognize…

South Puget Sound Community College Awarded $500,000 Grant for Guided Pathways Program

College Spark Washington along with the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges today awarded South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) a grant of $500,000 over five years to develop a Guided Pathways program. Guided Pathways aims to support low-income students and students of color by helping community colleges develop clear paths to certificates,…

Uber, Visit Olympia, and Thurston County Target Zero Team Up to Offer Thurston County Residents Safe and Sober Rides Home

Visit Olympia and Thurston County Target Zero are excited to announce the official launch of Uber in Olympia and Thurston County on Friday, July 15, just in time for Capital Lakefair. Uber will service all of Olympia and the surrounding area by seamlessly connecting riders to Uber drivers through the Uber app, making the entire…