Decisions await county's voters today

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.


 • 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.