City of Olympia officials want your input on a series of changes designed to increase neighborhood density and housing variety citywide. The proposed changes are the result of eight months of discussions by the Missing Middle Work Group. Leonard Bauer, the city’s deputy director of Community Planning and Development, presented the proposal at a Wednesday night meeting at Olympia City Hall.
A Thurston County Sheriff’s Office deputy ordered an armed and suicidal man in a parking lot at the Lucky Eagle Casino in Rochester to drop his gun numerous times before fatally shooting him last month, according to investigative reports from the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office obtained by The Chronicle through a public records request.
A former staff member at Kent-Meridian High School was charged Thursday with third-degree rape of a child and communication with a minor for immoral purposes involving a 15-year-old student, according to King County prosecutors.
A student program featuring the chronological history of 14 flags from 1775 to present, including a Confederate flag, has been performed during assemblies at Bush Middle School in Tumwater many times. Last week, it drew controversy.
A Lacey City Council committee met Monday to weigh two considerations: Whether to stick with designated smoking areas in city parks, or ban smoking, vaping and tobacco products in city parks altogether.
At a Nov. 9th open house event in Olympia, Tessa Smith from the Artisans Group describes passive house technology used in constructing the future Boundary Street residence of Jeff Greaves and Sue Duffy.
Cutting edge passive house energy technology on display
Stolen roadside memorial adds heartache to a family's tragedy
Gold Star mom and Tacoma students create mural honoring fallen marine
Superintendent apologizes for Confederate flag at school