"Mason bees are the most prolific pollinators," says Robert Girvin, a Tacoma doctor who's been keeping mason bees for four years. "They're child-friendly, don't sting and are easy to manage. It's something easy you can do to improve the local environment." Girvin shows how you can make your own house for mason bees.
Olympia homeowner David Williams along with former MGM and Paramount studios' set designer Thomas Polidori offer their thoughts during a July 10th tour of the basement area which was turn it into a replica London street from the 1930s, including an Art Deco theater, faux storefronts, cobblestones, manholes, neon signs etc. Scaled down from an actual period commercial movie house a state-of-the-art theater featuring digital access to most any film caps-off the experience.
Dozens of volunteers gathered at Lacey's Woodland Creek Community Park Monday morning for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service project and which was again coordinated by the City of Lacey and the Stream Team organization.
Deschutes Parkway, between Fifth Avenue and Marathon Park in Olympia, was closed in both directions Sunday after a serious car crash that sent a 75-year-old woman to a local hospital while a 45-year-old man, who also suffered minor injuries, drove himself to the hospital, according to reports.
Pierce County prosecutors charged Frank Pawul, 32, and Brenda Troyer, 52, with first-degree murder in the death of sheriff’s Deputy Daniel McCartney, who was fatally shot Sunday after responding to an armed robbery at a Frederickson home.