3 hrs ago
Lacey woman charged with animal cruelty in the case of the alleged abuse of a puppy
The Thurston County Prosecutor's office filed a criminal charge in the case involving a seven-week-old German shepherd mix named Bella, according to a news release.
11 hrs ago
Beer lovers unite at Olympia Brewfest
South Sound lost its namesake Olympia Brewing Co. years ago, but the tradition of commercial brewing in the Olympia area is alive and well.
18 hrs ago
Restaurant inspections for July 30
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.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Double shooting in Olympia leaves woman dead, man wounded
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Thurston County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting that left a woman dead and a man seriously wounded.
2 dead after shooting on Thurston County road
A woman in her 30s and a man in his 50s were found shot and dead Wednesday afternoon on a Thurston County road, not far from Tolmie State Park.
Thurston County Fair opens with array of exhibits, activities
The fair opens every day at 10 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. Thursday is Kids Day, $2 admission for all children ages 14 and younger.
Sheriff's Office investigating double fatal shooting in Lacey
The Thurston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double fatal shooting in Lacey.
Sheriff's Office investigating double fatal shooting in Olympia
The Thurston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double fatal shooting in Olympia.
The News Tribune
Sen. Karen Fraser among 10 Americans receiving cultural friendship commendations from Japan
State Sen. Karen Fraser of Thurston County is one of 10 Americans receiving the Japan Foreign Minister's Commendation next month, and one of 108 individuals honored globally .
Pot retailer Green Lady closer to opening in Olympia
The Lacey area has its first pot retailer and now Olympia is a step closer after the Olympia Hearing Examiner Monday evening approved a conditional use permit, subject to several conditions, for Green Lady, which is set to open next month.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Thurston County Fair adds some different flavors to traditional offerings
The old-fashioned fair gets an update with the kind of music you'd typically hear in downtown Olympia, a contest for tattoo artist, and wine, beer and cider tastings.
Thurston County Auditor: Ballot box at Lackamas Elementary has limited hours
Access to a ballot drop box at Lackamas Elementary School, 16240 Bald Hill Road SE, Yelm, is limited, and no longer available 24 hours a day, according to a news release from the Thurston County Auditor's Office.
Thurston County to hold online surplus auction
"Ninety percent of the items are PCs, and they're just surplus because they're beyond their life cycle," said Jenny Brannam, a financial analyst with the county.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Volunteers help Thurston County Fair thrive with fewer public dollars
Katelyn Drake spins her horse Dixie as she heads to a fast 12:957 time in the key pole race Sunday during the 2013 Thurston County Fair.
The News Tribune
Woman drowns inner-tubing with grandson on Nisqually River
A woman inner-tubing with her teenage grandson drowned Saturday in the Nisqually River, the Thurston County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Special court for vets reaches 5-year milestone
OLYMPIA A special court designed to help veterans in Thurston County reached its five year anniversary this month.
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
Woman hospitalized after raft overturns on Nisqually River
A woman was transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia after her raft overturned Saturday in the Nisqually River near the River Bend campground.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Relevant experience runs deep in Thurston PUD District 3 race
Incumbent Chris Stearns faces three challengers for his Thurston PUD District 3 seat, and all three have deep backgrounds in utilities, financial analysis and water systems.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Public landscaping should consider the long-term
Today I observed a crew from Thurston County removing plant material along the Yelm Highway.