Community park creator has grand vision for entire block
About two years ago, Alicia Elliott, tired of seeing a vacant lot in west Olympia day after day after day as she drove her children to school, finally...
Candidates all over map on raising gas tax for state Route 167 extension
Candidates for the Legislature differed at a forum Tuesday on how to pay for an extension of state Route 167.
Thurston County to hold online surplus auction
Thurston County will hold an online auction of surplus items Aug. 5-12.
Mariners’ attack perks up in 5-2 victory over Indians
Four-run fourth inning boosts Iwakuma, who extends his road unbeaten streak to 14 games
Salt Lake Bees power past Tacoma Rainiers, 5-3
Taijuan Walker is lit up for three home runs, and the Tacoma Rainiers struggle to generate offense in a 5-3 loss to the host Salt Lake Bees.
NFL veteran Winston slips right into line for Seahawks
The Seahawks believe journeyman Eric Winston will compete for snaps at right tackle and bring valuable experience to the entire unit
Burglary at lawmaker's home reinvigorates bill
After his home was burglarized while he and his wife slept, a Tulalip lawmaker is reinvigorating his efforts to pass a bill that would allow police to track cellphone signals.
Burlington set to occupy former Top Food location in Lacey
Discount retailer Burlington is coming to Lacey this fall with plans to fill the former Top Food & Drug store building at 5600 Martin Way E., the company announced Tuesday.
GOP blocks tax hike on firms moving overseas
Republican senators blocked an election-year bill Wednesday to limit tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas.
Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma
Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent...
Marianne Binetti: Gardening lessons from the Danube
Wander around with garden columnist Marianne Binetti as she travels the Danube — and brings home gardening tips.
Restaurant inspections for July 30
Comments are taken directly from the latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the Thurston County Environmental Health Office.