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Littlerock Road bridge closure frustrates drivers, businesses
Nearly 1,500 people have signed a petition asking Thurston County officials to reopen a two-lane bridge over Salmon Creek off Littlerock Road for local traffic.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Bonnie Saiz and Olympia Det.Sean Lindros examine items suspected to be stolen.
As of Monday afternoon, Olympia police had reunited 16 residential burglary victims with stolen personal items during a public viewing at Olympia City Hall of property seized from a suspected countywide burglary ring.
The News Tribune
Budget negotiators closing in on agreement, but capital projects may die
Fuse, a left-of-center advocacy group, held a tongue-in-cheek bake sale for schools Monday outside the Legislative Building.
Olympia Federal set to begin work on new branch in Yelm
Olympia Federal Savings is set to begin work this spring on a new branch in Yelm, the Olympia-based thrift's eighth branch in the region.
The News Tribune
Too soon to know if Supreme Court ruling will impact Foothills, Western Chehalis trails
Parks managers from Pierce and Thurston counties say it's too soon to know what impact, if any, a ruling Monday by the Supreme Court will have on popular South Sound multiuse trails.
Volunteer opportunities for March 10
Family Support Center operates the largest homeless family shelter in Thurston County, and it needs overnight hosts from 7 p.m.-7 a.m. Volunteers receive three hours of training with staff, always host with another volunteer, and have direct access to staff via phone.
Really Big Shoe helps homeless, needy kids
The Capital City Cloggers returned to the 1970s with the hit "Stayin' Alive" from the movie "Saturday Night Fever" on Sunday as part of the eighth annual Really Big Shoe performance at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Cost of wasting food hits home and beyond, county campaign to stress
Food is a terrible thing to waste, but we sure waste a lot of it in South Sound, and across the country.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Thurston County Superior Court judge seeks to replace retiring Court of Appeals judge
A Thurston County Superior Court judge announced Friday she is seeking election to the Washington State Court of Appeals, as the Appeals Court judge she is seeking to replace announced her retirement.
Bailey's Motor Inn site still drawing trouble
Located at 3333 Martin Way E., the motel was sold last April and closed a month later.
Billing system root of BHR problems
Thank you for your Feb. 15 article concerning the "dire financial test" of Behavioral Health Resources, the tri-county mental health agency founded in Thurston County in 1956.
A closer look reveals womena s inequality remains
On the day before International Women's Day, let's survey the social landscape from a perch high up on the Capitol Campus.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Slide repairs speed up; rain ahead
Cleanup and repairs from a mudslide on Prather Road south of Rochester will be fast-tracked, thanks to an emergency declaration approved this week by the Thurston County Commissioners.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Grand opening set for long-awaited Tumwater subdivision
New homes finally are rising at a large subdivision in Tumwater, a development that has spent about a decade in the making.
Car plows into creek at Thurston County RV park
Thurston County sheriff's officials are trying to figure out how a driver managed to bypass a bridge and drive straight into a creek at an RV park east of Lacey.
Ita s urgent that we replace the GA building
One dollar. It sounds like a small amount, but that's the big sticking point between the House and the Senate over replacing the aging and near-obsolete General Administration Building in Olympia.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Rising seas a big concern in Olympia
Olympia City, Thurston County and Port of Olympia planners acknowledge they are in a precarious position for even modest rising tides.
Tumwater police seek assault suspects
The Tumwater Police Department is seeking four male suspects in connection with an assault that occurred Feb. 5 in Tumwater The Tumwater Police Department is seeking four male suspects in connection with an assault that occurred Feb. 5 in Tumwater, and continued in Centralia on the same date, according to a news release.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Thurston County scammers fraudulently demand fines for missed jury duty
Thurston County Superior Court officials are warning citizens to ignore a phone scam where callers are fraudulently demanding a $400 fine after alleging that the target has missed jury duty.
Alpacas rescued after boom goes bust
Here, at the large-animal hospital at Oregon State University, in stalls with wood shavings on the ground, are the alpacas that look at you with those innocent eyes.