WASHINGTON, Thurstcon CD — Two Western Washington farmers say they will defend themselves against claims that they have damaged the Thurston Conservation District’s finances and reputation and should be removed from the district’s board of supervisors. Eric Johnson and Richard Mankamyer are accused in a report released […]
WASHINGTON, Thurston CD — After a months-long investigation into leaders of the Thurston Conservation District, state officials are recommending two members of the conservation board of supervisors be removed from office. Staff for the Washington State Conservation Commission began investigating complaints against board members late last year. In […]
WASHINGTON, Thurston CD — Thurston Conservation District faces complaints about its board members, a lawsuit by the board’s chairman, a state investigation and now an allegation of an unlawful meeting by the board’s newest member…Paul Pickett, who was elected to the district’s board of supervisors in March, accused […]
WASHINGTON, Thurston CD – Employees of the Thurston Conservation District (TCD) have joined the Washington Federation of State Employees. Thurston CD employees are the first conservation district in Washington State (and perhaps the nation) to organize. WFSE reports TCD employees will begin negotiating their own contract soon.