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Thurston County reveals priorities in 2014 budget
If you want to know the values of an organization in either the public or private sector, don't look at their mission statement.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The News Tribune
Survival of the nimblest for small-store owners
While the majority of business people who bought the rights to operate former state liquor stores are already out of business, some remain determined to find the key to survival in what has proved to be a difficult business.
South Sound shelters add beds as it gets colder
Cold-weather shelters are available as winterlike temperatures hit the South Sound.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
School bus goes into ditch near Lacey, no injuries reported
No injuries were reported when a school bus went into the ditch at about 9:15 a.m. Thursday morning near the intersection of 15th Avenue NE and Cunningham, Lacey, according to a Thurston County dispatcher.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Downtown Olympia facility that assists the mentally ill plans open house Friday
A downtown Olympia nonprofit that works with people who have mental illnesses is holding an open house Friday afternoon.
Sam Garst, a Thurston Co. advocate for alternative energy, dies
Sam Garst waves paperwork during the turn-in of petition signatures for I-937 at the Capitol steps in July 2006.
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Most same sex marriages performed in WA are between women
At midnight on December 6th 2012, hundreds of gay couples came downtown to get their marriage licenses.
State has bad habits in dealing with long-term care needs
Guest Opinion: A new study could chart better ways to dealing with the needs of the aging and the disabled.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The News Tribune
Record cold possible in South Sound, with low of 20 predicted
The temperature in Tacoma dropped to 26 degrees early Wednesday, with a low of 23 degrees predicted for the 24-hour period ending at midnight.
Restaurant Inspections for Dec. 4
Comments are taken directly from the latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the Thurston County Environmental Health Office.
Jimmy Johna s to open in Olympia
Kelly Wolff, owner of the franchisee of Tacoma's first Jimmy John's sandwich shop.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Sheriff: Man turns himself in for shooting unwanted houseguest
A 61-year-old Yelm resident turned himself in Monday night for shooting an unwanted houseguest in the leg, according to the Thurston County Sheriff's Office.
Morgan uses Ramtha school for political expediency
Glen Morgan of Freedom Foundation is not a friend of Ramtha's School of Enlightenment or its students.
Counselor facing death models grace, gratitude
Good luck trying to make sense of it. For some, religion helps, or humor, or love.
Level 3 sex offender registers to live on Gull Harbor Road in Olympia
The Thurston County Sheriff's Office has issued a general notification regarding level 3 sex offender, Jeffrey L. Gisselburg, a 49-year-old man who has registered to live in the 4200 block of Gull Harbor Road NE, in Olympia.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Rainier-area man allegedly sets mobile home on fire with wife inside
Sheriff's deputies arrested a 32-year-old Rainier-area man Saturday night after he allegedly poured gasoline on a mobile home in the 100 block of Raintree Loop while his wife and her father were inside and then set it aflame.
Taking the Thurston County reins
Moore had served as interim manager since Aug. 15 when former manager Don Krupp left to be administrator of Clackamas County, Oregon.
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.
Holiday bazaar draws artisans with engaging goods and stories
Raise alpacas and sell their fiber in the form of pet beds, hats, yarn and foot-warmer shoe inserts called Snuggly Toes.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Olympian accused of extortion in drug case
An Olympia man is charged with extortion for allegedly threatening and beating a man for "careless drug dealing" that he claimed led to a Thurston County Narcotics Task Force raid at the suspect's residence in August, court papers state.