Local Thurston report shows disconnect between housing built and residents’ needs

The Olympian – December 27, 2020 Across [Thurston] county, households of all types are getting smaller: 65% of households consist of one or two people (in Olympia it’s closer to 75%) and the average household size has shrunk from 3.1 in 1970 to 2.5 today. Despite these trends, the private market continues to produce larger…
December 28, 2020

Congress approves $900B Covid relief bill (the President vetoed it)

The bill combines coronavirus-fighting funds with financial relief for individuals and businesses. It would establish a temporary $300 per week supplemental jobless benefit and a $600 direct stimulus payment to most Americans, along with a new round of subsidies for hard-hit businesses, restaurants, and theaters and money for schools, health care providers and renters facing…
December 22, 2020

What is Lacey MakerSpace

Located on Zaverl Hall of St. Martin’s University Campus, the Lacey MakerSpace is an “Innovator’s Workshop” that’s open to the public. With high tech fabrication tools and education resources, become empowered as a maker, innovator or small business. See how you can bring your idea to life! website link Video made by North Thurston Public…
December 16, 2020