18 hrs ago
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.
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19 hrs ago
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.
23 hrs ago
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.
Dine out for seniors on Fat Tuesday
Help support Meals on Wheels in Thurston and Mason Counties by participating in the Dine Out for Seniors on Fat Tuesday fundraiser.
Tumwater Flood projects no help to the Chehalis Basin
I am really tired of the Chehalis Basin Flood Authority. How long have they been organzied and how much money has gone through with no recommendation for a solution of the flooding? My own Chehalis Tribe objects to a dam with no suggested alternative to keep flooding off the reservation where it interrupts the business of the tribe.
Disputed 205-acre annexation on Olympia docket
The Olympia City Council will address annexation, greenhouse gas emissions and more during its next meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Shelton man charged after woman discovers camera - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 PST
Thurston County prosecutors have charged a Shelton man with a count of voyeurism for allegedly placing and hiding a camera in a woman's Tumwater bedroom in January.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Sex offender accused of Thurston County Animal Services burglary
Olympia police arrested the man when he allegedly returned to the scene of the crime Thursday morning to try and visit the dogs in the kennel, an animal services investigator said.
Shelton man accused of placing hidden camera in Tumwater woman's bedroom
Thurston County prosecutors have charged a Shelton man with a count of voyeurism, allegedly for placing and hiding a camera in a woman's Tumwater bedroom in January, court papers state.
Flu shots reduce deadly risk for entire community
The story of Trent Swanson, reported in this newspaper last week, should cause everyone who hasn't gotten a flu shot to run, not walk, down to the nearest clinic.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Autopsy shows dead Lacey toddler had been assaulted
A 2-year-old girl who was found dead in her home near Lacey Tuesday morning had been assaulted and her death has been ruled a homicide, investigators said Wednesday.