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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Bryan Dominique, Public Information Officer, (360) 867-2091, or by email at bryan.dominique@co.thurston.wa.us 

Thurston County Offices Closed January 20 in Observance of MLK Holiday
Offices open for regular business hours on Tuesday, January 21

​OLYMPIA – Thurston County government offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. All offices will re-open for regular business on Tuesday, January 21.

The county's Waste and Recovery Center (WARC) in Lacey will be open on Monday, January 20. Gates open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 4:45 p.m. Check with your waste disposal company for curbside garbage and recycling collection schedule.

Other county service information for the holiday:

  • Fire and Police Emergency Services: Call 9-1-1 for emergency police, fire and medic services. Residents are urged to use 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies only. 
  • Thurston County Sheriff Non-emergency Services: Residents of unincorporated Thurston County are urged to call the Sheriff's Office non-emergency number at (360) 704-2740 for non-emergency issues like noise complaints.
  • County Parks Open: Burfoot Park, Frye Cove Park, Kenneydell Park, Deschutes Falls Park, and the Off-Leash Dog Park at the WARC will be open during regular park hours.
  • Intercity Transit: I.T. provides full-service operations on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but neighboring transit agencies may have a different holiday schedule. Check with them before making a connecting trip on the holiday. For more information, please visit www.intercitytransit.com or call (360) 786-1881


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3