Monday May 20
1 hurt Sunday in fully involved fire at Yelm home
Firefighters responded to a fully involved blaze at a home in the 19500 block of Johnson Road Southeast in Yelm about 4:30 p.m. Sunday, according to Thurston County Fire Protection District 17, Bald Hills Fire Department.
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.
Seattle woman’s love helped set prisoner free
It took nearly 37 years from the time Richard Sipe first proposed to Juli Cummings for the couple to settle down together in Seattle.
Authorities breaking up the party for underage drinkers
To help combat the issue, Target Zero Thurston County is targeting house parties and conducting compliance checks throughout the county this summer with the goal of keeping young impaired drivers off the road.
Talks one step to stem abuse
The Junior League of Olympia knows that the first step in combating any social problem is to bring it out of the shadows.
Police: Man didna t own rented home
A local man is accused of fraudulently claiming ownership of two unoccupied homes one in Olympia, the other in Yelm by filing "affidavits of adverse possession" in the Thurston County Auditor's Office.