OLYMPIA - Ballots for today's special election are due and need to be turned into a county ballot box or in the mail and postmarked today to be counted.
On the ballot is a construction and technology levy in the Olympia School District, maintenance and operations levy renewals in the North Thurston, Tumwater, Tenino, Rainier, Rochester and Griffin school districts, and a fire district merger authorization in the Rainier and Yelm areas.
Ballots can be dropped off at one of the following 25 locations throughout the county. Results will be released after 8 p.m. today:
• Olympia Fire Station 1 (Downtown), 100 Eastside St. N.E.
• Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1515 Harrison Ave. N.W.
• Church of the Good Shepherd, 1601 North St. S.E.
• Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Drive S.W.
• Westside Top Food & Drug, 1313 Cooper Point Road S.W. (at the far end of the parking lot).
• Lacey City Hall, 420 College St. S.E., Lacey.
• Fire District 3, Station 34, 8407 Steilacoom Road S.E.
• Fire District 3, Station 35, 3701 Willamette Drive N.E.
• Woodland Retirement and Assisted Living Community, 4532 Intelco Loop S.E.
• Lacey post office, 5815 Lacey Blvd. S.E. (next to the drive up mail boxes on Clearbrook Drive S.E.)
• Lacey Top Food & Drug, 5600 Martin Way E. (at the far end of the parking lot).
• Tumwater City Hall, 555 Israel Road S.W.
• Tumwater School Administration, 621 Linwood Ave. S.W.
THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY
• North Olympia – Fire 7, Station 1, 5046 Boston Harbor Road N.E.
• South Bay – Fire 8, Station 1, 3506 Shincke Road N.E.
• Rochester -Fire 1, Station 3, 18346 Albany St. S.W.
• Littlerock – Fire 11, 10828 Littlerock Road S.W.
• Grand Mound Center, 19949 Old Highway 99 S.W.
• Yelm School Administration parking lot, 110 First St. N. (in lot across the street from building).
• Rainier City Hall, 102 Rochester St. W.
• Lackamas Elementary, 16240 Bald Hill Road S.E., Yelm.
• Tenino School District Administration, 301 Old Highway 99.
• Bucoda –103 S. Main St. (across the street from the Liberty Market).
• Black Lake – Fire 5, Station 1, 5911 Black Lake Blvd.S.W.
• Fire 13, Station 1, 3707 Steamboat Loop N.W.