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35 min ago | Kent Reporter
Members of the Leadership Institute of South Puget Sound visited Olympia on Wednesday as guests of Sen. Joe Fain .
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3 hrs ago | The Olympian
Troopers with the Washington State Patrol's commercial vehicle enforcement division have fined M&M Transport of Chehalis $216 for losing its load of logs during an accident on the roundabout at the Fourth Avenue Bridge shortly before noon Tuesday.
6 hrs ago | The Olympian
Sotheby's Paris is giving away a $1 million masterpiece by Pablo Picasso for just 100 euros in an unusually affordable charity raffle Wednesday.
11 hrs ago | The Olympian
South Sound critters will have a better chance at life after a fire or other emergency thanks to a donation of 19 animal rescue oxygen mask kits for several fire districts.
With dept. volunteer Katie Mohning holding him Big Al,a 6 year-old Maltese, isn't too sure about modeling a small oxygen mask even with a treat strategically-placed inside during a Dec. 11th demonstration at the West Thurston Regional Fire Authority's Littlerock Road station.County fire departments will be receiving a total of 19 animal rescue ... (more)
This one involved a cat with its head stuck in a dog food can. Yuma Fire Department spokesman Mike Erfert says the cat was brought to Fire Station No.
WWE wrestling star Titus O'Neil jokes with Spc. Jacob Tanner of Sacramento while touring base operations at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
At lunch, you can often find Robert McCullough in the Heathman Hotel dining room.
New Volkswagen sales return to the Olympia Auto Mall Wednesday as the I-5 Auto Group opens Volkswagen of Olympia on Cooper Point Road next to Topping Volvo.
A Redmond, Wash., woman says a TSA agent seized the replica weapon as she passed through the Lambert-International Airport in St. Louis.
Marijuana business license applications keep rolling in Washington. The state Liquor Control Board says it has received 1,696 applications from people seeking permission to grow, process or sell cannabis under the new recreational marijuana law.
A support bunk snapped on a logging truck belonging to M&M Transport of Chehalis as it cornered the roundabout going downhill at the Fourth Avenue Bridge at 11:42 a.m Tuesday, losing its entire cargo of logs.
The Port of Olympia issued a pair of farewells during the final commission meeting of the year Monday night: one to Port Commissioner Jeff Davis, and the other to the final container crane on the port's marine terminal.
A run on weapons is proving too much for state regulators to keep up with, and it may be taxpayers who bail them out.