Olympia names parks director

OlympianOctober 8, 2013 

Paul Simmons, parks director for the city of Cheney, has been chosen to direct Olympia's parks department, City Manager Steve Hall announced Tuesday night.

Cheney is a small city near Spokane.

Simmons beat out more than 200 applicants for the job, and three other finalists. He replaces Linda Oestreich, who stepped down in July.


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