In The Spotlight

  • Parks Winter Brochure 2017 Spotlight Parks and Recreation Winter 2017 Brochure

    Look no further for fun activities in Tumwater! Youth sports, neon bowling, babysitting classes, and more.

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  • homeless warming Winter Warming Center

    New Center open daily at 408 Olympia Ave (downtown Olympia) offers respite, warmth, and connection to services through March 2017.

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  • We Value Diversity Diversity Statement

    We will continue to affirm the civil rights and innate dignity of ALL citizens.

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  • spotlight-snow-ice Snow and Ice

    Our City crews have prepared for response to snow and ice. Find a map of "Lifeline" and "Priority" streets in Tumwater.

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  • spotlight-habitat-conservation-plan Bush Prairie Habitat Conservation Plan

    The Bush Prairie Habitat Conservation Plan is being developed to balance growth and the preservation of endangered species within the City of Tumwater and its urban growth area.

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  • Tumwater-on-Tap-spotlight-Fall-2016 Fall 2016 Newsletter

    Find the latest version of Tumwater on Tap, the City's official newsletter.

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  • workgroup-spotlight Capitol Lake/Deschutes Estuary Workgroup

    Representatives from the Squaxin Island Tribe, cities of Olympia and Tumwater, Thurston County and the Port of Olympia are meeting monthly to make progress on the long-term management of Capitol Lake. The meetings are open to the public.

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  • Construction Update

    Single lane traffic on Israel Road—please use alternate routes

  • Traffic Alert

    Alternate routes advised to avoid temporary road closures on Desoto Street SW and N 4th Ave SW

  • Public Hearings

    Notice of Tumwater Planning Commission Public Hearings on January 24

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