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Tumwater history unfolds on walk in Deschutes River canyon
The early history of Tumwater comes to life at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays through the month of September at Tumwater Falls Park.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Elect Pulsipher, Olsen for PUD commission
Although the Thurston Public Utility District is a little-known and frequently misunderstood water district serving residents in multiple counties, it has drawn the most candidates seeking office in the South Sound primary election on Aug. 5. Seven individuals are running for two positions.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Tumwater, 360-753-1065. The Olympian is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Verona comes to South Sound
The Animal Fire Theatre production of what was likely Shakespeare's first play is in its opening weekend at Priest Point Park; during the three-week run, there also will be performances in Tumwater and downtown Olympia.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
A New Version of Passivhaus Modeling Software
A residential building construction standard requiring very low levels of air leakage, very high levels of insulation, and windows with a very low U-factor.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
New fire near Tonasket blackens 1,000 acres; other NCW fires grow slowly
Most fires burning around North Central Washington continued to grow slowly on Monday, but a new fire near Tonasket exploded to 1,000 acres.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Death notices, July 20
John Gerard, 57, Tumwater, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Providence St. Peter Hospital, Olympia.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Death notices for July 18
Charles C., 90, Olympia, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Garden Courte Memory Care.
How the show goes on
Capital Lakefair, Olympia's annual celebration of community and of Capitol Lake, wraps up this weekend with Saturday's parade and Sunday's fireworks display.
Fires close several highways east of Cascades
The effects of fire and smoke continued to pose challenges for travelers in Central and Eastern Washington this morning.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The News Tribune
All five bridges in Thurston County struck by excavator boom will need repairs
Damage shown on the 93rd Avenue overpass on Interstate 5 in Thurston County. A dump truck hauling heavy machinery struck five overpasses on Interstate 5 on Friday morning.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Thurston County fire commissioner pleads guilty to tax fraud
Kyle Baxter, 31, a commissioner for the Munn Lake Fire District 15 near Tumwater, was arraigned Friday in U.S. District Court in Tacoma.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Dump truck hauling machinery strikes five overpasses in Thurston County
A dump truck hauling a large piece of machinery struck five overpasses in Thurston County on Friday morning, according to Washington State Patrol trooper Guy Gill.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Protecting our children in the new marijuana world
The brave new world of state-regulated recreational marijuana retail sales began this week.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Veterans Court graduate shares experience
Former Army Ranger Rino Costa of Tumwater gets a hug from his daughter, Ciarra, 8, as he listens to a fellow participant during the weekly Veterans Court session in Thurston County District Court in Olympia on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
Death notices for July 8
Berger, LouAnn, 86, Olympia, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at Roo-Lan Healthcare Center, Lacey.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Knowledgeable voters required for primary election
Thurston County residents will start receiving their voters' pamphlets this week for the Aug. 5 primary election.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Puzzled about pot purveyors? A primer
Fasten your seat belt and put your tray tables in the upright position. The smoking sign is about to be lit.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Tumwater's Independence Day Parade all about tradition
Dale and Kerry Smith's family staked out a spot along Israel Road at about 8 a.m. Friday for the city of Tumwater's annual Independence Day Parade.