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Police: Suspects rob high-school vending machines at gunpoint
Three people were arrested Tuesday for repeatedly buglarizing Olympia High School's vending machines over the course of five or six nights, according to the Olympia Police Department.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Panel votes on limiting free meals for lawmakers
Lawmakers would be able to accept just 12 free meals from lobbyists each year under a plan from a legislative ethics panel.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
WSP seeks witnesses of hit-and-run on I-5 in Lacey
The crash was more than a month ago, but Washington State Patrol is asking the public to help in its investigation of a two vehicle hit-and-run that occurred just before 5 p.m. Friday, July 11, on northbound Interstate 5 in Lacey.
Death notices for Aug. 19
James, 83, Lacey, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Roo-Lan Healthcare Center, Lacey.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Busy first weekend for Tour of Homes
Tour attendees go from home to home in The Preserve at Tumwater Place development Sunday during Olympia Master Builders' 2014 Tour of Homes in Thurston County August 17th.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Learn how to effectively hunt early season mule deer in the Northwest; staffers will discuss early season strategies and offer tips for scouting and locating mule deer; noon, Sunday ; archery department, Cabela's, 1600 Gateway Blvd. NE, Lacey; free; 360-252-3500.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Death notices for Aug. 15
Eric, 67, Olympia, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Fir Lane Health & Rehabilitation Center, Shelton.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Lacey Planning Commission: public hearing on pot set for Tuesday
The Lacey Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing for Tuesday, looking for input on whether more needs to be done to regulate recreational pot near churches and future school sites.
Charity groups stuff backpacks with school supplies for local children
City Gates Ministries collected nearly 700 backpacks to distribute Thursday e evening at its weekly gathering in a parking lot at State and Adams streets in downtown Olympia.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Vandals target school in Lacey
Lacey Elementary School was vandalized in July and again in early August, possibly the weekend of Aug. 9, according to Lacey Police.
A walk for lupus? Try leaping out of an airplane
The eighth Leap for Lupus is scheduled for Aug. 16 at Sanderson Field in Shelton, with a dinner-dance that evening.
More thunder, lightning complicate NW wildfires
In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, a firefighter from the Toulomne-Calevaras Cal Fire Unit watches as brush catches fire from setting a blackline, in order to create a buffer at the northeast corner of the Lodge Complex Fire, north of Laytonville, Calif.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
First quarter retail sales fall in Thurston County
Thurston County retail sales fell more than 2 percent in the first quarter of the year, a disappointing result after statewide retail sales rose 5 percent in the same period.
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Vern Burton Center gym roof to be replaced in Port Angeles
Work is expected to begin within the next two weeks to replace the aging roof of the Vern Burton Community Center now that City Council members have approved a contract for it.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Kids prosper and find their voice at the club
What do Denzel Washington and Thurston County's Terrance Gardenhigh have in common? Although they share an uncanny ability to entertain, that's not it.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Biz brief: eating disorder treatment center set to open in Lacey
The Emily Program, an eating disorder treatment center, is set to open an office in Lacey at 673 Woodland Square Loop S.E. on Aug. 18. The Emily Program will offer multiple levels of care at its South Sound location including eating disorder assessments, intensive programming, individual, group and family therapy, nutritional counseling, holistic ... (more)
Busy Papa: Adventure awaits for father and son
After my son was born and we left the hospital that rainy and windy November night, I was so nervous that I drove at the top speed of 20 miles per hour, carefully slowing at every intersection.
Lacey Gerken and Brad Peterson
Lacey Gerken and Brad Peterson Lacey Gerken and Brad Peterson were married on June 1, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Lacey Community Market focuses on free fun for families
There was nary a quiver of nervousness for three-year-old Gavin Moore of Rochester, right, who took an immediate liking to this 10-foot-long Burmese python at the Lacey Community Market family fun day on Saturday, August 9, 2014, in Huntnamer Park.