9 hrs ago
Pot smoking at Frankie's to be banned under proposed liquor control board rule change
December might be the last month marijuana smokers can legally toke up at Frankie's Sports Bar & Grill, if the Liquor Control Board adopts a rule change now under consideration.
15 hrs ago
20-year-old woman arrested in connection with Grand Mound armed robbery
Thurston County sheriff's deputies arrested a 20-year-old woman from Montesano on suspicion of first-degree robbery Monday in connection with the robbery of the Grand Mound AM/PM last week.
20 hrs ago
Fundraiser calendar for Dec. 10
Olympia Eagles Extravaganza A benefit for the Save Our Building Taxes Fund and Philippine Typhoon Haiyan victims.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Hundreds of runners cut through frigid air
About 300 runners took part in the second annual Reindeer Run on Sunday, a 5K fundraiser for Olympia/Thurston County Crime Stoppers.
The News Tribune
Port of Tacoma extends deadline for proposals for Thurston County site
The Port of Tacoma is allowing potential buyers of a 745-acre potential industrial site in Thurston County an extension of time to submit proposals for the tract.
Group centralizes Olympia's homeless services
Efforts to serve the homeless population in Olympia continue to mature, as the Capital Recovery Center - a new resource hub for service organizations - marks another step forward.
Lake St. Clair rules on Thurston County agenda
The Thurston County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed resolution that would continue emergency no-wake zones and a 5 mph speed limit when water levels are above 69.5 feet at Lake St. Clair.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
2013 Reindeer Run heats up in sub-20 degree weather Sunday
On a frigid Sunday morning around 300 holiday-clad runners along with a large volunteer support group braved sub 20- degree temperatures for the 2013 Reindeer Run Benefiting Olympia-Thurston County Crime Stoppers.
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.
KEPR CBS 19
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.