Auditor’s Office Seeks Citizens to Serve on “Against” Committee for a Ballot Measure in the November General Election

The Thurston County Auditor’s Office seeks “Against” committee members for the November General Election. “Against” committee members are needed for:  ·         Fire Protection District 12 (Tenino), Proposition No. 1, Bonds to Construct New Fire Station Committee members provide written arguments for or against a ballot measure that will appear in the Local Voters’ Pamphlet.   Committee member names must be submitted to the Auditor’s Office by…

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Pre-Apprenticeship ‘Construction Bootcamp’ Training Now Available

In partnership with WorkSource, the Thurston County Chamber has joined forces with ANEW to provide free construction industry apprenticeship training in Pacific County. Construction Bootcamp is a low-barrier and no-cost way to explore and learn about career opportunities in the construction industry. Not only will participants leave with a completed Pre-Apprenticeship Application, but they will also…

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Facing Up To Chronic Homelessness

by Doug Mah, Doug Mah & Associates, Public Policy Director for the Thurston County Chamber Homelessness is one of the greatest challenges facing our community. For this reason, the Thurston Chamber, Public Policy Division believes that focusing on chronic homelessness may be the best plan for our community.  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban…

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