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About 3:40 a.m. Sunday, fire crews were alerted after the occupants of the house were awakened by smoke and discovered fire coming from the laundry room.
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6 hrs ago | The Olympian
U.S. relations with Pakistan have seesawed because of drone strikes and military operations along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, though there have been some signs of improvement.
9 hrs ago | The Olympian
The Department of Natural Resources has delayed eviction for residents living on the water at two Olympia marinas while legislators revise state law.
13 hrs ago | The Olympian
Boyle told The Observer newspaper that she saw a specialist a year ago, and "it is a relief" to have the right label for her condition.
14 hrs ago | The Olympian
Dr. William Waugh is a practicing ophthalmologist in Olympia again after recently joining the west Olympia office of Eye M.D.s of Puget Sound.
Thousands of motorcyclists rumbled through town Saturday in a sea of black leather jackets and garland-wrapped handlebars in the 37th annual Olympia Toy Run.
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Cold-weather shelters are available as winterlike temperatures hit the South Sound.
C ould civilian drones delivering packages for major retailers put Santa and his reindeer out of business? Amazon's dream of drone deliveries is probably just a flight of fantasy.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the air raids - seven strikes in total - hit the northeastern city of Raqqa on Saturday.
The Benton Franklin Humane Society picked up 12 new dogs on Friday, Nov. 6, as Wings of Rescue delivered 500 animals around the northwest.
A church group in Olympia, Washington is blasting proposed City Council changes it claims are intended to stop an outreach mission that feeds hundreds of homeless residents every week.
Dispatchers with the Kitsap and Jefferson County sheriff's offices say they have received no reports the quakes were even felt.
After a light dusting of snow in Olympia early Friday morning, low temperatures will flirt with single digits this weekend as Mother Nature continues to chill the South Sound.
The biggest news about Harlequin Productions' season this year isn't part of its regular season: The company is starting an improv troupe.
Cold north winds of up to 20 mph will drive down temperatures across Western Washington by late Friday afternoon, Burke said.
Nasr, also known as Abu Omar, has been in Egypt since resurfacing after his 2003 abduction.