From now through January, Olympia’s city-owned streetlights will be converted from existing HPS (High Pressure Sodium) to new Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology. Olympia has about 3,200 city-owned streetlights located primarily along major roadways and in newer neighborhoods.
The Thurston County Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance that will ban the use of most plastic carryout bags in unincorporated Thurston County starting July 1 next year. Public hearing outcomes: Olympia, passed, October 8, 2013 Tumwater, passed, September 17, 2013 Thurston County, passed, September 24, 2013
Do you commute between Seattle, Lakewood, and Olympia? Your commute options just got a whole lot better! Two new Express routes now provide 33 more bus trips for Puget Sound commuters: Sound Transit Route 592: Now you can ride between Olympia and downtown Seattle with no transfers! Intercity Transit Route 609: For the first time […]
The Thurston County Food Bank feeds nearly 10,000 members of our community each month. Food bank customers can expect more than just canned vegetables and dried pasta – the food bank’s shelves hold an impressive variety of fresh foods, too. Local grocery stores donate produce, dairy, meats, and baked goods that can no longer be […]