Business group to play host to council candidate forum

OLYMPIA – The West Olympia Business Association holds its candidate forum Thursday at Smitty’s Restaurant, 1800 Cooper Point Road, No. 13.

Eight Olympia City Council candidates for four seats are invited, including Karen Veldheer and Karen Rodgers for Position 4; Stephen Buxbaum and incumbent Jeff Kingsbury for Position 5; Jeannine Dellwo Roe and incumbent Joan Machlis for Position 6; and Tony Sermonti and incumbent Joe Hyer for Position 7.

Cost is $13 for the catered lunch. Call 360-357-1330 to reserve a place. For event details, call 360-867-8809.