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The National Weather Service has issued an alert that scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible this evening. The radar image shows the storm currently covering the southern half of Thurston … more
The Thurston Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) officially proclaimed May 7 to May 13 as Public Service Recognition Week. The BOCC said the week is a chance to honor the contributions of … more
The Thurston County Board of Health (BOH) joined the nation in celebrating the selfless contributions of nurses as it proclaimed National Nurses Week from May 6 to May 12. The BOH announced this … more
Community member Walter Jorgensen challenged Olympia City councilmembers to take a bus and experience other alternative modes of transportation before deciding on the parking code amendments, … more
At Tuesday's Olympia City Council meeting, the Heritage Commission honored seven individuals, places, and local organizations that have contributed to the community's heritage. Recipients of … more
Olympia, Wash. – As the world continues to move towards a more digital era, the importance of digital literacy has become increasingly apparent in communities worldwide. To address this need in … more
The West Olympia Timberland Library hosted a Grand Reopening Saturday, May 6. The library, which is located inside Capital Mall next to Van's store and the entrance nearest Total Wine, used the … more
Today from 6 a.m. through Friday, May 12 at 11:59 p.m., Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) is conducting daytime and night artillery and demolitions training. Residents living in the South Puget … more
Lacey Mayor Andy Ryder could not help but become emotional while awarding the city’s highest honor, the Spirit of Lacey Award, to the late Ken Balsley. During the council meeting on … more
The Thurston Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) officially proclaimed May as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. The BOCC said it is committed to recognizing all AAPI … more
A family of five, including three children, died in a house fire in rural Thurston County early Saturday morning. To view video coverage from King 5 News, to read and watch more, click … more
The Nisqually Indian Tribe proposed building a facility on a 53,660-square-foot parcel at 3663 Pacific Avenue SE during apresubmission conference with the the Olympia Site Plan Review Committee … more
Festivities in Focus | Celebrants dance, reflect through Kwanzaa A NAAM gathering on the fourth day of the secular pan-African holiday honored the principle of Ujamma, or cooperative … more
“This is the first chance I’ve had to volunteer to lay the Coast Guard wreath,” Petty Officer First Class Scott Calhoon, US Coast Guard, stated at a chilly Wreaths Across America … more
Donna Green hit her breaking point last summer, six months into her job as the top administrator at the Northwest School of Innovative Learning, or SOIL. more
The ballots from yesterday’s general election are being tallied, and the Thurston County Auditor’s office is posting unofficial results.  more
Tenino Depot Museum Pioneer Village- Depot MuseumJuly 22 10:00am-4:00pm, July 23 10:00am-5:00pm, July 24 11:00am-3:00pm Do you enjoy making antler jewelry, apple cider, making, blacksmithing, … more
At Aki Kurose Middle School, Roderick Patel’s son Ezra, 5, sat quietly on his dad’s lap, eyes fixed on an animation on a phone, as he bared an arm for his first shot of COVID-19 … more
October 14, 2021 -- As Kate Hendricks Thomas sat one night with her second-grade son Matthew, he placed his hands on the table as if he were an adult girding up for an important … more
It's local election season, and we're all trying to figure out who to vote for and support.  Local elections are, in many ways, the most important elections. Our local governments have the … more
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