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  1. Woman found dead, shot in chest, near Tumwater CostcoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Olympian

    Tumwater police say they received a 911 call about 3:20 a.m. about a body in the road near a back exit of the Costco store at 5500 Littlerock Road Southwest. Police arrived to find the woman dead with a gunshot wound to the chest.


  2. Wednesday afternoon crashes shut down southbound I-5 near OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Olympian

    ... sh is under investigation. Smart Foodservice Warehouse Stores, previously known as Cash & Carry, is set to open its Tumwater store on Dec. 19 at 710 Trosper Road SW, on the north side of Trosper west of Littlerock Road.


  3. With private patrols gone, downtown businesses ask for city's help: - Now I'm scared'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Olympian

    ... council is partly to blame for their frustration. A 24-year-old woman was found dead on a road behind the Costco in Tumwater early Wednesday and police are investigating the case as a homicide.


  4. Changes coming to IT bus schedules starting next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Olympian

    If approved, Intercity Transit's Proposition 1 increases the sales tax by 0.4 percent in most urban Thurston County areas to boost the number of rapid-transit routes and add more frequent pickups. Starting Monday, there will be more weekday early morning buses on Route 12, which runs between downtown Olympia and Tumwater, and on Route 62A/B, which runs along Martin Way East between downtown Olympia and Lacey.


  5. Woman shot, found on roadside in TumwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    A 24-year-old woman has been found dead alongside a road in Tumwater and police say they are investigating it as a homicide. KOMO-TV reports officers discovered the body behind a Costco store at about 3:20 a.m. Wednesday after they received a report of an unresponsive person lying beside the road, said Lt.


  6. Breaking down the string of attacks on Jehovah's Witness houses of worshipRead the original story

    Yesterday | ABC News

    ... the investigation is ongoing and they are not publicly discussing "any suspects, if any, that we've identified." Tumwater Fire Chief Scott LaVielle said that the Tumwater building sustained about $15,000 worth of damage, according to ABC affiliate ... 6 comments

  7. Stormy weather causes scattered outages in Thurston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Olympian

    The first big storm of December rolled through Thurston County on Tuesday, producing downpours that made life difficult for pedestrians and motorists, as well as windy conditions that knocked down trees and power lines. About 1,000 Puget Sound Energy energy customers were without power Tuesday, mostly in northwest Thurston County and the Tumwater area, according to PSE data.


  8. Walmart - town centers' planned in Shelton, TumwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | The Columbian

    Big-box retail giant Walmart, long despised by Main Street small businesses for luring their customers to the superstore on the edge of town, is now attempting to bring town-center amenities to its sprawling parking lots in two Washington locations and elsewhere. On a website devoted to its "Town Center" retail concept, Walmart lists four projects underway, including at stores in the Washington cities of Shelton and Tumwater, and others in Texas and Colorado.


  9. Transparency is a two-way street. Government must be open, but citizens must tune inRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | The Olympian

    ... (like homelessness) is out of date, and its navigation system for meeting schedules and agendas is byzantine. Tumwater and Lacey's sites are better, but none of our local city sites provide easily accessible information about what challenges our ...


  10. Girls basketball: Washougal 51, Black Hills 45Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Columbian

    Beyonce Bea became career scoring leading for girls basketball at Washougal as the Panthers beat Black Hills 51-45 on Friday night in Tumwater. Bea scored her ninth point of the game early in the third quarter to give you 1,353 points for her career to pass Krissy Bassett on the all-time Washougal list.


  11. Fire burns Jehovah's Witnesses hall in LaceyA two-alarm fire is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... There have been five attacks involving arson, shots fired and a suspicious device -- this year at halls in Yelm, Tumwater and Olympia. The ATF and local authorities are offering thousands of dollars of reward money for what they say are hate crimes. ... 17 comments

  12. If Santa doesn't have all the toys your kids want, try Tumwater's new Two MonkeysRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | The Olympian

    ... into Two Monkeys Toy Store. "I felt there was a need for an independent toy store," said McRae, estimating that Tumwater was last home to a toy store about 15 years ago. Walk into her former photo studio now and it is wall to wall toys. She carries ...


  13. New toy store adds a touch of monkey business to TumwaterRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Olympian

    Just in time for the Christmas holiday season owner Stacey McRae has packed a wide variety of toys and games for kids of all ages at her new Two Monkeys Toy Store located in Tumwater.


  14. What's Happening for Dec. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Olympian

    Capital City Newcomers Club: The club's general meeting and luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Pellegrinos Event Center, 5757 Littlerock Road SW, Tumwater. Linda Terry will talk about improving focus and memory, and adapting to a healthful lifestyle.


  15. La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Opens a New Location in Lacey, WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | PRWeb

    La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries had their grand opening in Lacey, Washington. The new store will serve the areas of Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater, and the surrounding communities in western Washington.


  16. Story Lead ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | The Columbian

    ... to his 85 yards rushing (on 15 carries), Racanelli caught five passes for 55 yards. Last year, when Hockinson beat Tumwater to earn the school's first state title, the Hawks trailed 10-0 in the first quarter. A year later, a similar story. Lynden's ...


  17. That big orange building in downtown Olympia has a new ownerRead the original story

    Friday Nov 30 | The Olympian

    ... occupied by The Olympian newspaper through the 1960s. Later, it was home to Capitol City Press before it moved to Tumwater. Seattle developer Jim Potter, who also used to own the Capitol Center building on the isthmus, once owned it as well. 'He's ...


  18. Crash blocking southbound lanes of I-5 near TumwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | The Olympian

    All southbound lanes of Interstate 5 were blocked south of Tumwater just before 113th Avenue Southwest following a multi-vehicle crash Wednesday morning, according to Washington State Department of Transportation. The crash happened at about 8:30 a.m. Washington State Patrol tweeted the crash involved a passenger car and tractor trailer that lost control, crashed through the center barrier into southbound lanes and hit a FedEx truck traveling south.


  19. Bail set at $100K for man accused of killing father-in-lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Bail has been set at $100,000 for a Washington man now accused of second-degree murder in the death of his father-in-law. The Olympian reports Thurston County Superior Court Commissioner Nathan Kortokrax found probable cause to charge 33-year-old Ryan Werts, of Tumwater, with second-degree murder domestic violence and second-degree assault domestic violence after he allegedly assaulted 60-year-old Bruce Anderson in separate incidents late last year.


  20. Slog PM: Washington Could Ban Plastic Bags, No Use Crying Over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | The Stranger

    ... at least. This could be you! No use crying over powdered milk : A semi-truck swerved on southbound I-5 around Tumwater. It lost its grip on the wet road and toppled over , its contents-bags upon bags of powdered milk-littered the freeway. All ...


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