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Pot shop license applications exceed area citiesa allotments
The state closes its application window for hopeful marijuana entrepreneurs at 5 p.m. Friday, and already it's clear more people want to sell pot in several Thurston County communities than the state will allow.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Wednesday Memo: Boeing's handful ... Lots of pot ... Car vs. moose
Boeing's 777x work going, going, gone? Like the weather, wait a day and thing likely will change.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
The News Tribune
Guns, ammo found at Black Hills High student's home after he threatened to shoot students, police say
Tumwater police found three guns and ammunition in a 14-year-old Black Hills High School student's bedroom Monday morning after a fellow student reported that the boy had threatened "to shoot students" and commit suicide, police said.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Nissan LEAF owner from Kent celebrates 100,000 all-electric miles
Gov. Jay Inslee, state Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson and representatives from Nissan today joined Steve Marsh of Kent to celebrate a unique milestone - 100,000 all-electric miles driven in his Nissan LEAF.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Jeep that rolled onto its side slows traffic in Tumwater
A car accident between a jeep and truck slowed traffic in Tumwater at 93rd Ave. S.W., and Littlerock Road S.W., Sunday afternoon.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Reclassification update: WIAA releases final classification figures...
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association released its final classification figures Friday for the upcoming 2014-'16 two-year enrollment cycle, and a handful of South Sound schools are presumably on their way up and down a classification.
Seattle-based company teaches computer science to millions
TUMWATER, Wash. -- After this week, computer science will be a regular part of the curriculum at Tumwater's Serendipity Academy.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Interfaith group hosting gun-control themed marathon next month in Olympia
The Rev. Brooks Berndt stands in front of the First Congregational Church of Christ in Vancouver with a sign promoting the "Running for Our Lives" marathon.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Tumwater homecoming princess asked to be remembered
Just about six weeks after being crowned a homecoming princess, Tumwater High School freshman Rachael Buck died Tuesday night of cancer.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Lynden wins third straight 2A state title...
Lynden beat Tumwater 38-28 on Saturday, Dec. 7, to claim its third straight Class 2A state championship and the program's six title in eight years.
DNR delays evictions of marina residents
The Department of Natural Resources has delayed eviction for residents living on the water at two Olympia marinas while legislators revise state law.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Moto-Santas cruise from Lacey to Olympia with toys for kids
Thousands of motorcyclists rumbled through town Saturday in a sea of black leather jackets and garland-wrapped handlebars in the 37th annual Olympia Toy Run.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Santa pays extra visits to South Sound
Dec. 14: 10 a.m., Wal-Mart parking lot until 4 p.m.; city of Tumwater tree lighting, 5 p.m.; Tumwater High School area, 6 p.m. The Olympian is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Olympia Fire SUV taken on joyride, crashes
The Olympian reports that Sgt. Aaron Jelcick said a 26-year-old man was held Wednesday at the Thurston County Jail for investigation of motor vehicle theft, eluding a police vehicle and malicious mischief.
Nick Foerstel - Tumwater Football 2013
Tumwater senior defensive end Nick Foerstel is shown during preseason football practice at Tumwater District Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Theya re Downtown for the Holidays
The holiday spirit was undeterred by Sunday's wet and windy weather as hundreds ventured to downtown Olympia to sit on Santa's lap, ride on a horse-drawn covered wagon, drink hot cocoa, go shopping or watch a parade.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
A voter drops off their ballot at the Thurston County Courthouse.
Thurston County's three largest school districts - North Thurston, Olympia and Tumwater - will be in front of voters in early 2014, seeking support for measures the districts say are essential to their futures and the futures of the students they serve.
OLYMPIA: Audubon chapter birds, then enjoys breakfast
Birders wanting to get an early start on the weekend can join members for a birding trip followed by breakfast at a local eatery.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Tumwater Linebacker Duo Ready to Get After Prosser 2013
Tumwater junior linebackers Trevor Davis and Addison Barrett anchor a T-Bird defense known for getting after their opponents.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Thurston jail inmate allegedly attacks and injures corrections officer
A corrections officer at the Thurston County Jail needed stitches to a close head wound he suffered early Wednesday morning after an inmate struck him in the head with a metal coffee cup, a sheriff's detective said.