Thurston County Animal Services officials say Buddy, an Australian cattle dog, went to get help for his owner, who was stranded at a homeless camp due to a medical condition. Animal Services assistant Dustin Wade describes the events and says this is the second time the dog has found help for his owner and saved his life.
By Lisa Pembertonlpemberton@theolympian.com
VIDEO: Dog helps rescue Tumwater homeless man
Tumwater principal sings 'Let It Be' with second-graders
Dragon boat teams prepare for Saint Martin's annual festival
March for Science draws thousands to Olympia
Did you participate in March for Science-Olympia?
Citizen scientists look up to protect birds from cell tower
Home school lesson not Humpty Dumpty friendly
Scene of Seattle police shooting
State workers stage walkout for better contract
Olympia schools earn state awards
Sunshine and 20,000 eggs draw thousands to Eagles egg hunt
Head-on crash injures 3, with one airlifted to Harborview, Sunday morning
Olympia girl and dog Spitfire form world-class diving team
Jack Arend, principal for Peter G. Schmidt Elementary School, joined second-graders for their mini-musical pageant April 20 that paid tribute to the Fab Four. The video shows Arend channeling his inner Paul McCartney as the students contribute background vocals and sway to the music. Arend has been principal at the school for the past 11 years, but had previously taught choir at Tumwater High School for 17 years.
Southeast Thurston County residents and volunteers turn their eyes to the sky to document the birds that move between Lawrence Lake, the Deschutes River and a small unnamed pond that is bustling with wildlife.
Science students from the Classical Conversations home school program test Newton's Laws of Motion by building protective cases for a raw egg that gets dropped from an Olympia Fire Department ladder truck.
The Olympia Eagles Aerie 21 hosted its 2017 Easter egg hunt April 16 at Priest Point Park. With multiple age group hunts, Eagles' volunteers distributed over 20,000 plastic eggs filled with candy and prize tokens for the hunt.
An Olympia woman was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a serious head-on crash in at the intersection of Johnson Point Rd. N.E. and Hawks Prairie Rd N.E. law enforcement and fire officials said Sunday. The impact tore the woman’s car in half.
Retired state worker Phil Miller who lives in Thurston County, Wash., participated in Tax March Olympia on April 15, 2017. He says he'll continue the protest by not paying federal taxes he owes until President Trump releases his 2016 tax return.
Hundreds of people took to the Capitol Campus and Olympia streets Saturday for the Tax March Olympia event, calling for the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns and other transparencies from the administration.