Olympia Woodland Trail Gets a New Name

On Tuesday, October 3, Olympia City Council voted to change the name of the Olympia Woodland Trail to “Karen Fraser Woodland Trail” in honor of Senator Karen Fraser’s contributions to the community. The name will go into effect immediately. The City of Lacey will also be changing the name of the Lacey Woodland Trail to “Karen…

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Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council Accepting Nominations for the Nancie Payne Workplace Excellence Award

Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council (PacMtn) is accepting nominations of businesses in Thurston, Grays Harbor, Pacific, Mason and Lewis counties for its Nancie Payne Workplace Excellence Award. The award will recognize workplace excellence and customer service, meaningful employee engagement, a constructive, diverse and progressive workforce culture and organizations that commit themselves to better business management…

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Rep. Andrew Barkis appointed to serve on the Washington State Council on Aging and Washington State Public Stadium Authority

Did you know that your Washington state legislators participate on councils and committees outside the Legislative body? Recently, Speaker of the House Frank Chopp appointed Rep. Andrew Barkis, R-Olympia, to serve on two of these ‘outside’ committees. The 2nd District lawmaker will sit on the Washington State Council on Aging and the Washington State Public Stadium Authority. The Washington State Council…

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