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The Olympian reports that Thurston County Coroner Gary Warnock says the manner and cause of death are still undetermined.
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Wright State's Boonshoft School of Medicine is expanding its global reach under a recent agreement with Unaizah College of Medicine of Qassim University.
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Beirut-based Samar El Kadi says Syrian government officials handed over the body of 32-year-old Abbas Khan to the Red Cross on Saturday.
A legislative ethics panel this week dismissed a complaint about some Washington state lawmakers accepting free meals from lobbyists, but it encouraged the Legislature to clarify how frequently such meals should be permitted.
Obama highlighted reports Friday that the economy grew at a 4.1 percent annual rate from July through September, higher than previously believed.
A Lacey woman has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of her 1-year-old grandson who died of a methadone overdose.
If you have been looking for a reason to visit the South Sound Estuarium in Olympia, consider attending the Turn of the Tides Festival on Saturday.
Port staff and longshore worker Keith Bausch , stand in front of the 1,000th rail loaded at the Port of Olympia.
Darol Anger, center, and Emy Phelps, right, are among the performers at Anger's Keep-It-in-the-Fam Holiday Show at Olympia Ballroom on Friday.
Dave Beacham and Elizabeth Lord are two of the performers in the "Alternative Holiday Show," playing Friday and Saturday at The Midnight Sun Performance Space in Olympia.
Thurston County retailers say the holiday shopping season has delivered a mixed bag of results, but there is good news: County retail sales continue to show improvement.
Twin sisters Sienna and Athena Moore, 5, share a lemonade cupcake at Sweet Charley B's Cupcakes in the Market Centre Building in Olympia on Thursday, July 5, 2012.
It has been puzzling to watch Olympia struggle with not being selected among the most gay-friendly cities in Washington.
Jazz up your lunch: It’s an afternoon of jazz at SOLO AMICI featuring vocalist SUSAN TUZZOLINO and bassist STEVE LUCENO.
The sun begins to set near one of the Seattle Shellfish diving platforms Monday Dec. 17th at the company's Harstine Island growing beds in Mason STEVE BLOOM - The Olympian The Olympian is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
The scene had been on display less than 24 hours when the man responsible for the display discovered Sunday morning that the Jesus figurine was missing from the manger.
Snow is in the forecast for Washington, and the National Weather Service says a couple of inches could fall Friday morning in the Seattle area before turning to rain.