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LACEY: Alternate watering will begin June 1
Lacey water customers begin alternate watering schedules next month, a policy the City Council approved in 2006 to reduce the increased demand for water in the summer months.
Thu May 23, 2013
NFL HSPD Scores Big In Oregon
The NFL HSPD Camp is on in Portland and this one is a 5 day classic. About 200 kids have come out every day in freezing temperatures and cold to learn from some great NFL Vets and current college coaches.
Troubled motel on Martin Way sold, may be demolished
The future of Bailey’s Motor Inn on Martin Way in Olympia is in doubt after its former owner Tony Kim confirmed Wednesday that he has sold the property and will shut down lodging operations there on May 31.
Wed May 22, 2013
Tumwater plans beerfest as tourist draw
That's the thinking behind a new event coming to Thurston County, which was announced Wednesday as part of the Olympia Lacey Tumwater Visitor & Convention Bureau's annual meeting at the Red Lion Hotel Olympia.
Filings for office both disappointing and interesting
It's more than a little disappointing that 65 percent of this fall's contests for public office have already been decided.
The News Tribune
Court agrees with state on foster kids
The state will not have to return 15 troubled foster teens it removed because of safety concerns from three private facilities, including one in Lacey, a Thurston County Superior Court judge has ruled in part of an ongoing lawsuit.
Tue May 21, 2013
Inslee removes funds for Columbia bridge - Tue, 21 May 2013 PST
A legislative compromise on a controversial bridge over the Columbia River was sliced out of the state's $8.8 billion transportation budget Monday by Gov.
Mon May 20, 2013
Suspected drunk driver slams into car while speeding from police
A man was seriously injured late Sunday when the car he driving was broadsided by a suspected drunk driver who was trying to get away from police.
Making school a favorite hangout
Twice a week, the library, playfield, hallways and some of the classrooms at Meadows Elementary School in Lacey transform into a different place: It's called Clubhouse.
Fri May 17, 2013
Man tries to lure Lacey boy with promise of $100
A boy in Lacey says a stranger offered him $100 to get in his car near his school Thursday morning, and now police are swarming the neighborhood trying to find the man responsible.
Attempted Luring Incident Reported in Lacey
A 10 year old male student walking to Olympic View Elementary school Thursday morning reported that a male attempted to lure him into a vehicle.
Mon May 13, 2013
Man sentenced for vehicular assault after Lacey crash
A judge sentenced a man to nine months of work release Monday after he pleaded guilty to vehicular assault and driving under the influence for hitting a motorcyclist on 54th Avenue in Lacey in March.
The News Tribune
Science proves fruitful for Lacey teacher
Fifth-grade teacher Julie Wyatt, center, helps Lium Ferris, left, and Kassandra Salgado build an Alka-Seltzer lava lamp during science class last week at Pleasant Glade Elementary School in Lacey.
Lacey school evacuated due to small oven fire
River Ridge High School in Lacey was evacuated at about 8:15 a.m. Monday due to a small oven fire in the school’s kitchen, according to Cortny Martin with North Thurston Public Schools’ Community Relations department.
Sun May 12, 2013
The News Tribune
OLYMPIA: Monday rides serve as intro to road cycling
The Capital Bicycling Club of Olympia has started a new ride for cyclists who want to learn more about road cycling.
Fri May 10, 2013
Two local group homes emptied | May 10,
The state of Washington is removing young residents from two Vancouver group homes that cater to children with serious emotional and behavioral challenges - those who have been "kicked out of foster care" because they were too hard to handle, according to one group home manager.
Wed May 08, 2013
Authorities breaking up the party for underage drinkers
To help combat the issue, Target Zero Thurston County is targeting house parties and conducting compliance checks throughout the county this summer with the goal of keeping young impaired drivers off the road.
Tue May 07, 2013
Tonight: North Thurston board to hear update on science efforts
The North Thurston School Board will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Dr. John W. Gott Administrative Center, 305 College St.
Peninsula Daily News
Hadlock motorcyclist in serious condition after fatal wreck
Investigations were continuing Monday into the causes of two wrecks involving motorcycles that led to three fatalities last weekend, said Trooper Russ Winger, State Patrol spokesman.
Mon May 06, 2013
3 killed in 2 motorcycle crashes in Washington
The Washington State Patrol says two motorcycles collided head-on Sunday afternoon on a curve on the highway south of Quilcene.