– “Port of Olympia Invests in Thurston County’s Small Cities”
“Bucoda, Rainier, Tenino and Yelm projects get a financial boost”
“At its March 26 meeting, the Commission awarded each community $10,000 in matching funds to implement the following projects:
* Rainier will renovate and preserve the historic Rainier School and Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church.
* Yelm will conduct a Retail Trades Study analyzing economic patterns in south Thurston and Southeast Pierce Counties, associated retail leakage and specific opportunities for Yelm to retain, expand and attract new businesses investment.
“This is the eighth year the Port has awarded funding through the Small Cities Program in an effort to build economic opportunity countywide,” by the Port of Olympia, in Thurston Talk.