Beekeepers from the Olympia Beekeepers Association (OBA) re-introduced two new colonies of bees at the Olympia Regional Airport in April. Around 30,000 bees were installed into two hives.
Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has upgraded the General Obligation Limited Tax (GOLT) bond ratings of the Port of Olympia from Aa3 to Aa2.
The Trinityborg is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on February 24, 2017. After unloading bulk ore it is scheduled to depart around March 2, 2017.
The Forest Trader, a Weyerhaeuser vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on February 18, 2017. After loading cargo (logs), it's scheduled to depart around February 24, 2017.
The Port has initiated sea level rise response-planning in collaboration with the City of Olympia and LOTT Clean Water Alliance. To learn more please join us at a community meeting on February 8 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Olympia Center.
2016 marked the seventh year projects in Thurston County’s small, incorporated cities received a boost from the Port of Olympia.
Port of Olympia is accepting applications for its Volunteer Harbor Patrol Program. Harbor Patrol helps protect the security and safety of the Marine Terminal, Swantown Marina & Boatworks, Port customers and citizens who are enjoying the waterfront.
Port staff donated more than $5,000 to three local charities in 2016. In 2016, staff selected to personally support Sidewalk, Community Youth Services and SafePlace. Events like a bowl-a-thon and annual auction and raffle are held to help raise funds.
Ed Galligan was honored as Boss of the Year at today’s Thurston County Chamber of Commerce Forum. This designation honors exceptional leadership in the workplace through innovation, communication, vision, execution, ethics, service and/or knowledge.
The Cactus K, a Weyerhaeuser vessel, is expected to arrive at the Port of Olympia's Marine Terminal on December 8, 2016. After loading cargo (logs), it's scheduled to depart around December 14, 2016.
At approximately 3:45PM on Thursday a Port of Olympia staff member was harassed in his vehicle along Columbia Street between 4th and 5th Streets in downtown Olympia.