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Tumwater plans beerfest as tourist draw
That's the thinking behind a new event coming to Thurston County, which was announced Wednesday as part of the Olympia Lacey Tumwater Visitor & Convention Bureau's annual meeting at the Red Lion Hotel Olympia.
Fri May 17, 2013
Weekend Food News
The Madrona Farmers Market returns today from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Grocery Outlet Parking Lot at MLK Way and East Union Street.
Thu May 16, 2013
Tumwater hires a principal next door
"Having graduated from Tumwater High School myself, I am honored to return to a building in a district that has provided me with so much," he said.
Tue May 14, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Documentary explores life after the military for female veterans
In 1992, Angela Arellano, then a 19-year-old Marine based in Okinawa, told military police that a noncommissioned officer had raped her after an evening spent watching a football game on television.
Sun May 12, 2013
The News Tribune
Fairy tales do come true for retailer, shoppers
Service: Sells nearly everything fairy, including figurines, cards, books, costumes, fairy houses, canvas paintings and all the necessary items to create fairy gardens.
Sat May 11, 2013
County eyes plan to curb plastic bags
Thurston County is seeking residents and businesses to help draft language for an ordinance to reduce the estimated 90 million plastic shopping bags used countywide each year.
Thu May 09, 2013
The News Tribune
Bill would encourage Advanced Placement computer science classes
Washington's high school students may have a greater incentive to take Advanced Placement computer science courses in the future, which state lawmakers hope will spur more school districts to offer the classes.
Wed May 08, 2013
Tumwater assistant principal resigns during district investigation
A Tumwater school administrator has resigned amidst a district investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct between a former paraeducator and student.
Tumwater City Council appoints new member
"I am excited to be appointed to the city council and appreciate the council member's confidence in choosing me," Way stated in a news release.
Fri May 03, 2013
What's Happening for May 3
Lincoln Options history: Hear about the history of Lincoln Elementary School's Options Program and talk to its founders during a presentation at 6:30 p.m. today at the school gym, 213 21st Ave.
Thu May 02, 2013
Area curtains to rise this weekend
Actors always get the spotlight. But behind every great stage production, there are people taking care of details such as the lights, sets and costumes.
Wed May 01, 2013
Plant sale just in time for Mothera s Day
Most of the time, the large greenhouses at Tumwater and Black Hills high schools serve as classroom laboratories for horticulture students.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
KBCI CBS 2
Woman claims she was fired for inhaling second-hand pot smoke
You can't get drunk if the person next to you is overdoing it with the booze. But what if they were smoking pot? The consequences of breathing their second-hand smoke could lead to your firing or even a DUI.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Local students spend part of week learning about 'privilege' of money
Across the country, schools, libraries, government agencies, banks and other organizations held special events last week to stress the importance of financial literacy during Money Smart Week.
What's Happening for April 29
Mobile DSHS: The mobile office of the Department of Social and Health Services will be in Rochester from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Bailey's IGA, 10333 Highway 12, to help people apply for cash, food and medical assistance; drug and alcohol treatment; and child-care services.
$5.7 million update of water meters in works
The Olympia City Council last week approved paying the company Itron $4.4 million to replace or retrofit the city's traditional water meters with automated technology that will send usage information remotely to the city.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
What's Happening for April 27
Spring Arts Walk: Various locations in downtown Olympia. Includes visual and performing arts in more than 100 businesses, hands-on family activities, demonstrations, street performances.
Sailboat catches fire at West Bay Marina in Olympia
A sailboat caught fire at West Bay Marina in Olympia Friday night, causing an estimated $75,000 in damage, according to a news release.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Lacey fire recruits training on-site so they can serve quickly
Usually firefighters go through Bates Fire Recruit Academy in Tacoma or the state-run Fire Training Academy in North Bend.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
An early Tuesday morning fire in Tumwater is still being investigated.
A person driving by called the fire department after they saw flames coming from a building on the 6500 block of 128th Avenue Southwest, according to West Thurston Fire Lt.