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  1. Summer is over. Get over it with a hike on a trail thata s already showing fall colorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Olympian

    Granite Mountain will take your breath away any time you hike this peak near Snoqualmie Pass, but it does a particularly good job of this in early Fall. The trail is an uphill workout that starts to showing its fall colors in late summer, making it an ideal destination for those looking to get an early start on the colorful hiking season.


  2. Suspect pleads guilty to driving while high and injuring woman in Centralia crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Olympian

    Although no victims were in the courtroom to hear him, an Olympia man pleading guilty to vehicular assault Monday emotionally expressed his regret and sorrow for causing a July 29 crash that damaged three cars and broke another driver's collarbone. "I feel like a monster," said Joshua C. Shorb, 32, who admitted to being under the influence of heroin at the time of the crash.


  3. What to know a " and where to go a " as the heat moves inRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Olympian

    The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for the region that started at 2 p.m. Tuesday and will last through Friday. For Olympia, Wednesday's high is expected to reach 98 degrees, according to the weather service, and we could reach triple digits on Thursday.


  4. WSP: Driver in historic train crash has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | The Olympian

    An 82-year-old man involved in a crash with a train in Lewis County this month has died, according to Washington State Patrol. Jerry W. Mullins, of Curtis, was driving eastbound on state Route 6 near Twin Oaks Road when he apparently failed to see warning lights that a train was approaching.


  5. Police: Elderly woman struck by car, setting sun a factorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Olympian

    An elderly woman had to be airlifted from downtown Centralia after she was hit by a car while crossing the street Wednesday. The incident occurred at the corner of West Main Street and Iron Street at about 8:30 p.m. The woman was crossing the street in the crosswalk when she was struck.


  6. Police seeking witnesses to fatality collision on I-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Olympian

    The Washington State Patrol is looking for witnesses who may have seen a fatal collision on Sunday on northbound Interstate 5 . Two vehicles - a 1993 Subaru Legacy and a semi-truck - collided just after 11:45 p.m. near milepost 86, north of Centralia.


  7. Man injured in motorcycle vs. SUV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Olympian

    A 53-year-old Olympia man was taken to Providence Centralia Hospital on Monday evening with injuries after a motorcycle crash in Lewis County, about three miles south of Napavine. The man was riding a 2007 Kawasaki EX250 eastbound on state Route 12 from Interstate 5, when a 2009 GMC Acadia SUV entered the highway from a parking lot in front of the motorcycle.


  8. Secret talks mean public might have less than a day to review crucial budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Olympian

    Rest those eyes, people: You'll likely have little time to pore over the fine print of the two most important agreements coming out of the state Capitol this year. Since late March, work on a two-year state budget and a school funding plan required by the state Supreme Court has gone on behind closed doors, directed by a handful of tight-lipped legislators.


  9. Driver faces vehicular assault charge after crash into China CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Olympian

    A Centralia man is facing a felony charge after he allegedly crashed a car into Centralia's China Creek, injuring a passenger, then fled the scene. Colton C. McDonald, 24, of Centralia has been referred to the Lewis County Prosecutor's Office on suspicion of vehicular assault.


  10. Chehalis man still at large after ramming vehicle at gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Olympian

    Centralia police are still looking for a 37-year-old Chehalis man after he rammed a vehicle at a gas station Saturday night. About 8 p.m. Saturday, the man was arguing with a woman at a gas station at 1200 Mellen Street in Centralia.


  11. Traffic alert: Tractor-trailer jackknifes on I-5, causes delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Olympian

    Traffic was reduced to one lane on southbound Interstate 5 on Wednesday morning due to a jackknifed semi-tractor trailer near Grand Mound, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Agency officials said motorists heading toward Centralia or Chehalis could expect some delays.


  12. Chehalis takes action against unofficial sex offender group homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | The Olympian

    A new resident moved into an unofficial group home for sex offenders in Chehalis days before the city was set to "red-tag" the house, declaring it uninhabitable because of zoning and code violations, according to the Chehalis Police Department and neighborhood residents. "This is just absolutely ridiculous," said resident Emily Ponyah, who recently addressed the Chehalis City Council about the houseful of men convicted of sex crimes against children.


  13. Intoxicated woman, 28, shoves police officer, injures paramedic in Lewis CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | The Olympian

    A 28-year-old Chelan woman in Lewis County was arrested on suspicion of assault in the third degree Sunday morning, according to Centralia police. About 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Centralia police were dispatched to a motel in the 1300 block of Belmont Avenue.


  14. Teen killed in Old Highway 99 crash was a top Centralia High seniorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Olympian

    Thurston County Coroner Gary Warnock identified the victim as Cheyllyn R. Collinsworth, 18, from Centralia. The cause of death was injuries related to the crash, Warnock said.


  15. Centralia basketball coach Ron Brown retires after 56 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The Olympian

    Ron Brown, who has coached boys basketball at Centralia High School the past 56 years, has retired the school announced Wednesday. Brown, 82, took a leave of absence for health reasons midway through the 2016-17 season, though he planned to eventually return.


  16. Centralia man dies after being struck by vehicle on Old Highway 9 near RochesterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | The Olympian

    A Centralia man, thought to be in his early 20s, was killed Saturday night after he was struck by a vehicle on Old Highway 9 Southwest, according to the Thurston County Sheriff's Office. The man, who died at the scene, was identified Sunday as James Beesley, 28, according to the Thurston County Coroner's Office.


  17. Passion for helping offenders recover is key to the success of Lewis County Drug CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | The Olympian

    These are the first words Deputy Kevin Dickey, Lewis County Drug Court's compliance officer, says to a new client. The words are not just a strategy to help a participant successfully complete Drug Court, but a mantra for when things get tough for the rest of their lives, he said.


  18. Police: Male body found in downtown CentraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | The Olympian

    A male's body was found behind a business along South Tower Avenue in Centralia Friday morning, according to the Centralia Police Department. The body, which has not been identified, was reported in the 500 block of South Tower Avenue at about 7:56 a.m., according to a press release.


  19. Motorcyclist who died in I-5 crash on Tuesday was from ChehalisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Olympian

    A Chehalis man died Tuesday morning after he was involved in a crash on Interstate 5 in Lewis County that resulted in him being struck by another vehicle, according to the Washington State Patrol. About 5 a.m. Tuesday, Fields, and the driver of a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado truck, were northbound on I-5 in Lewis County, one mile south of Centralia.


  20. Four facing charges for a large-scalea heroin operationRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2017 | The Olympian

    An investigation focused on a possible "large-scale heroin dealer" operating in Lewis County led to the arrest of four suspects in Centralia on drug charges on April 12. Christian D. Brown, 30, of Centralia, was charged Thursday with possession of heroin with intent to deliver and possession of methamphetamine. Chantal B. Zelmer, 24, of Kelso, was charged with possession of heroin with intent to deliver and possession of methamphetamine.


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