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A conversation about current community and economic development activities in Lacey, WA. Hosted by Candice Bock and Rick Walk and produced by the City of Lacey.

A conversation about current community and economic development activities in Lacey, WA. Hosted by Candice Bock and Rick Walk and produced by the City of Lacey.
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A conversation about current community and economic development activities in Lacey, WA. Hosted by Candice Bock and Rick Walk and produced by the City of Lacey.

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@cityoflacey

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Episodes

EP015 - Emergency Management, 1962 Columbus Day Storm

9/27/2019
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This week we're joined by the City of Lacey's Emergency Management and Safety Coordinator, Don Noyes. He tells us how the City prepares for emergencies, and how you can prepare at home. We're then joined by John Dodge, author of A Deadly Wind: The 1962 Columbus Day Storm. He talks about the windstorm and its effect on the area. Dodge will give a reading from his book at Lacey City Hall on the anniversary of the storm, Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 1:30pm, sponsored by the Lacey Museum.

Duration:00:42:07

Episode 014 - Thurston EDC

8/30/2019
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This month, Jenny and Rick have a conversation with Michael Cade, Executive Director of the Thurston Economic Development Council (thurstonedc.com), about what the EDC does and how their programs impact the community.

Duration:00:35:00

Episode 013 - End of Summer Events, LTAC

8/2/2019
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We're back after a summer break! Jenny and Rick run down all the events still to come this summer. Our Lacey Legacy segment returns with a look at the history of Huntamer Park, and we visit with Kelly Adams to learn about the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC). Visit the Lacey Museum at www.laceymuseum.org To learn more about the LTAC, visit www.ci.lacey.wa.us/city-government/city-council/city-council-2/boards-commissions/lodging-tax

Duration:00:16:54

Episode 012 - Lacey Makerspace, Summer Watering Schedule, Lacey Fireworks Spectacular

6/7/2019
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This month on Lacey Comprehensive, we meet the Director of Lacey Makerspace, Joeseph Anderson. We also learn about the City's summer watering schedule from Water Resource Specialist Linsey Fields. And Jeannette Sieler from Lacey Parks and Recreation tells us all about the Lacey Fireworks Spectacular happening on July 3rd. Show Links: Lacey Makerspace Summer Watering Schedule Lacey Fireworks Spectacular

Duration:00:32:35

Episode 011 - Chief Semko, Sasquatch Revealed Exhibit

5/1/2019
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This month on Lacey Comprehensive, Rick and Jenny talk with new Lacey Police Chief, Ken Semko. Our producer John Koch also chats with Lacey Museum curator, Erin Quinn Valcho and guest curator, Christopher L. Murphy about the upcoming Sasquatch Revealed special exhibition. Sasquatch Revealed opens on May 31, 2019 and runs through August 31, 2019. For more information on the exhibit, visit laceymuseum.org and sasquatchcanada.com

Duration:00:32:31

Episode 010 - Veterans Hub - Mayor's Gala

4/4/2019
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This week we visit with Keith Looker, Manager of the Lacey Veterans Service Hub. Keith shares with us the services of the Veterans Hub, and how it is a resource for the veterans in our community. We also debut a new segment, Lacey Legacy, where we look at a moment in Lacey's history. Finally, we're joined by Mayor Andy Ryder, to fill us in on the upcoming Mayor's Gala on May 31st at the Lacey campus of South Puget Sound Community College. For more information on the Lacey Veterans Service...

Duration:00:24:39

Episode 009 - Lacey Parks and Recreation Events

3/7/2019
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This month on Lacey Comprehensive, Jeanette Sieler from Lacey Parks and Recreation shares some upcoming events in the next few months. You can visit https://ci.lacey.wa.us/city-government/city-departments/parks-and-recreation/special-park-events for all the details. Rick also gives us an update on the progress of several new development projects around town.

Duration:00:21:51

Episode 008 - Development Update, Lacey Library

2/1/2019
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On this month's Lacey Comprehensive, Rick gives us an update on some construction projects around town. Rick and Jenny are also joined by the manager of the Lacey Timberland Library, Holly Paxson to talk about Lacey Loves to Read, the library building remodel, and upcoming events for kids and adults at the library.

Duration:00:37:02

Episode 007 - Lacey Museum and HOAs

12/11/2018
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Rick and Jenny are joined by Erin Quinn Valcho, Curator of the Lacey Museum. Erin shares some Lacey History, as well as giving us a preview of some upcoming programs that the museum will be hosting in 2019. For more information, visit laceymuseum.org. In the second segment, Jenny tells us about Homeowners Associations, or HOAs, and the services the city provides for them.

Duration:00:35:47

Episode 006 - City of Lacey Budget

11/5/2018
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City Manager Scott Spence joins Rick and Jenny for an overview of the 2019 City of Lacey Budget process.

Duration:00:19:17

Episode 005 - Metropolitan Parks District Proposal, Chief Pierpoint

9/25/2018
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This month, Rick and Jenny talk with Lacey Parks and Recreation Director, Jen Burbidge, about the Metropolitan Parks District ballot proposition. For more information on the MPD proposition, visit ci.lacey.wa.us/mparkdist. Lacey Police Chief Dusty Pierpoint joins us to talk about his career with the Lacey Police Department.

Duration:00:28:26

Episode 004 - Chief For A Day, Depot District, Pavement Overlay

8/28/2018
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This month we have Sgt. Kevin Landwehrle in to talk about the Chief For A Day program. Long Range Planning Manager Ryan Andrews gives us an overview of the Depot District subarea plan, and City Engineer Roger Schoessel tells us about the City of Lacey's pavement overlay project.

Duration:00:37:17

Episode 003 - Climate Action Plan and Building Permitting

7/27/2018
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Rick is joined this month by Jessica Brandt, Associate Planner, and Wade Duffy, Building Official and Fire Marshal. Jessica tells us about the City of Lacey's Climate Action Plan, and Wade shares with us information about the building permitting process.

Duration:00:22:01

Episode 002 - Development Update, Innovation District, Pedestrian Bicycle Plan

6/22/2018
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We welcome a new co-host, Jenny Bauersfeld, who will be taking over for Candice. We check in with a development update, answer a listener question, and learn about the Lacey Innovation District, and Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan.

Duration:00:29:25

Episode 001 - Northeast Lacey, Woodland Square Hub, MakerSpace

5/22/2018
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Our premier episode! Candice and Rick talk about new development activities in northeast Lacey, the Woodland Square Hub, and the new MakerSpace.

Duration:00:28:22