Once again readers were intensely curious about the body of a man, thought to be in his 50s or 60s, who was found in Lacey near Sleater-Kinney Road and south of Interstate 5. Who could it be? We hope to learn more this week.
Here are last week’s top five stories, based on reader traffic to our website.
1. Body found in Lacey near Sleater-Kinney Road: This story attracted so much reader interest that it generated more than 12,000 page views, capturing about 10 percent of the total traffic to the website last week.
2. Suspect in Pizza Time robberies faces seven counts of robbery, two counts of attempted robbery: A 35-year-old Shelton man accused of stealing about $60,000 in a string of Puget Sound bank and pizza restaurant robberies finally was arrested.
3. Restaurant inspections for Jan. 21: Restaurant inspections continue to be popular with readers. Why? Well, it is sentences like this that get your attention: “Processed foods without any dates or knowledge of how long they have been stored in refrigerator/freezers.”
4. Lucky Eagle casino announces $40 million expansion: Big news from south Thurston County’s Chehalis Tribe as they get set to break ground on casino expansion, including 120,000-square-foot parking garage.
5. Low-income housing development slated for vacant lot in downtown Olympia: The vacant lot also is near the waterfront and next door to Gardner’s Seafood & Pasta.