11 hrs ago
Class size initiative makes Washington ballot
In this April 18, 2014 photo, Annette Wells, right, leads a discussion in her 7th-8th grade language arts class at Komachin Middle School in Lacey, Wash.
16 hrs ago
State air quality plan open for public comment
A plan that demonstrates Washington's ability to meet National Ambient Air Quality Standards is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology.
Relevant experience runs deep in Thurston PUD District 3 race
Incumbent Chris Stearns faces three challengers for his Thurston PUD District 3 seat, and all three have deep backgrounds in utilities, financial analysis and water systems.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Jersey Journal
N.J. family arrested on heroin charges
LACEY - The parents of a Lacey woman accused of selling heroin were themselves arrested on drug possession charges on Wednesday, police said.
Washington records - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 PST
Joshua D. Bewick, 24; $5,442 restitution, 24 months residential chemical dependency treatment-based alternative, after pleading guilty to second-degree theft, second-degree malicious mischief and third-degree theft.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
3 vying for Thurston PUD District 2 seat
About 18 months ago, Russ Olsen of Lacey, was appointed to fill the District 2 seat on the Thurston PUD commission that was suddenly left vacant by former longtime commissioner Alan Corwin.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Promotional push underway for Lacey Fire's Proposition 1
Mailers have been sent, a community information meeting is set for Tuesday and then in two weeks, Lacey voters will decide whether to approve a levy lid lift for Lacey Fire District 3. The six-year restoration levy, if approved by voters during the primary on Aug. 5, will restore the levy to $1.50 from the current rate of $1.39 per $1,000 of ... (more)
Former DEA agent's company plans huge pot facility in Lacey
A Seattle company hopes to build a sprawling legal marijuana-growing and processing facility just off Interstate 5 in Lacey, where as many as 500 people would work.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Lacey police seek suspect who grabbed jogger's buttocks
Around 9 p.m. July 17, officers responded to a report of an assault in the Horizon Pointe Neighborhood in southeast Lacey.
Death notices for July 18
Charles C., 90, Olympia, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Garden Courte Memory Care.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Lacey Fire's unincorporated service area receives improved rating
Lacey Fire District 3's unincorporated service area has received an improved rating after the district voluntarily sought a new evaluation from the Washington Survey and Rating Bureau.
Seattle company proposes warehouse-size pot operation in Lacey
A Seattle company wants to capitalize on the state's new marijuana industry in a big way by building a large facility that would be home to pot producers and processors, potentially providing employment to hundreds of people.
Hobby Lobby plans store in Olympia
This May 22, 2013 file photo shows customers at a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
People news: new roles for Tibbetts, Tucker; Di Santo wins award
The Tacoma-based medical imaging practice is one of the largest sub-specialized radiology practices in Washington state.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Vehicle swallowed up by rising tide at Luhr Beach
A full-size Dodge Ram truck that got caught in a rising tide on Sunday had to be hauled out of the water with the assistance of the Thurston County Sheriff's Office, Lacey Fire District 3 and Nisqually Towing.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
The News Tribune
Karen Peterson: Our job is to cover pot news, not celebrate it
The question came up time after time last week in the newsroom regarding our coverage of opening day for the state's first legal marijuana stores.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Olympia's historic Oyster House restaurant set to reopen year after fire
A year ago this month, downtown Olympia's Oyster House, a historic restaurant and landmark that overlooks Percival Landing, was destroyed in a fiery blaze.
Anchor Bank to move note department to Lacey
The target date for the move is "right after the handles back room operations regarding the servicing of loans and lending activities, he said.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Customers flock to Thurston Countya s first legal marijuana retail store
At least 100 customers had lined up outside 420 Carpenter, located in an office complex at 422 Carpenter Road SE in the Lacey area.
Recreation Marijuana Sales Begin in Thurston County 2014
Anna Hirschburg of Lacey gives a kiss to her husband, Bailey Hirschburg, after they made their purchases of recreational marijuana during the first day of legal sales in Thurston County at the 420 Carpenter marijuana store east of Lacey on Friday, July 11, 2014.