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A statement from the seven nations released from the White House on Wednesday calls on Russia "to cease all efforts to change the status of Crimea contrary to Ukrainian law and in violation of international law."
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If there's one packet of seeds you don't want to show up with at a seed exchange in Olympia, it's the dreaded calendula.
Thurston County unemployment rose to 6.8 percent in January from 6.5 percent in December, the state Employment Security Department announced Tuesday.
Updated figures released Tuesday by the Health and Human Services Department show about 314,000 people in the state have completed an application and are eligible to enroll in a marketplace plan.
A Thurston County man is accused of first-degree animal cruelty after he allegedly threw his Yorkshire Terrier "Harley" outside, breaking the dog's back and resulting in his death, court papers state.
Thurston County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a 36-year-old Thurston County man for vehicular homicide after a crash in the 7600 block of Thru Lake Dr SE in the Sunwood Lakes Development southeast of Lacey.
The chambers of the state House of Representatives in Olympia, Wash. are shown on Jan. 3, 2013.
The ceremony in Madrid's Almudena Cathedral is one of several events being held around the city Tuesday in homage to the 191 people killed and nearly 2,000 injured in the attacks.
This summer is scheduled to be the 28th season of Kids at Play, a summer youth theater and musical program operated by downtown Olympia's Capital Playhouse.
Nearly 1,500 people have signed a petition asking Thurston County officials to reopen a two-lane bridge over Salmon Creek off Littlerock Road for local traffic.
As of Monday afternoon, Olympia police had reunited 16 residential burglary victims with stolen personal items during a public viewing at Olympia City Hall of property seized from a suspected countywide burglary ring.
Project crews from the Global Diving and Salvage company along with a spill response team from the state Dept.
At a White House concert last Thursday, Obama dropped the initial "E" when trying to spell out "respect" as the queen of soul does in her famous song.
Olympia Federal Savings is set to begin work this spring on a new branch in Yelm, the Olympia-based thrift's eighth branch in the region.
In perusing the matter of news, I have only this to say: Oh, how exciting! There is something going up in that ugly empty lot on Yelm Highway in Lacey.
Parents and staff at the school have organized a community open house from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday.