Olympia needs more housing. Does your neighborhood have room?

City of Olympia officials want your input on a series of changes designed to increase neighborhood density and housing variety citywide. The proposed changes are the result of eight months of discussions by the Missing Middle Work Group. Leonard Bauer, the city’s deputy director of Community Planning and Development, presented the proposal at a Wednesday night meeting at Olympia City Hall.

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Seahawks Wilson says he could barely talk, eat solid food for days because of nearly broken jaw 3:00

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OC Darrell Bevell: Seahawks have a tall task facing Falcons' pass rush 1:51

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Gregg Bell gbell@thenewstribune.com
Pete Carroll: Seahawks weight options on whats next for Kam Chancellor 3:32

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Clark ends late Steilacoom threat as Tumwater advances to semifinals 2:42

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Seahawks DC Kris Richard on Byron Maxwell's return, says Jeremy Lane will start 2:34

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What the city's doing to make downtown Olympia parking easier 2:19

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