Farm Land Trust buys GRuB garden to preserve it
The farmland in west Olympia cultivated by the Garden Raised Bounty program has been permanently preserved for growing food.
Boston Harbor Water customers asked to limit water usage temporarily
Residents of Thurston County who are connected to Boston Harbor Water Utility are being asked to temporarily reduce their water usage. The request comes after a malfunction in the well pumps that supply water to the reservoir was found.
Deal not yet sealed, but gas-tax increase advances
The Legislature voted in Wednesday’s early hours to approve the largest gas-tax increase in Washington’s history and the first in a ...
Montgomery delivers one-hit gem in Mariners’ 5-0 victory over Padres
Montgomery gets second straight shutout, aided by homers from Zunino and Miller.
MLS roster changes could be coming
Already active Sounders interested in what league might announce Wednesday.
John McGrath: Bringing NHL to Seattle area is billion-dollar investment
If the NHL is to come to the Puget Sound area, it would cost a $500 million expansion fee and another $500 million to build an arena
Legislature passes $16.1 billion transportation revenue bill
A $16.1 billion transportation revenue bill that includes an 11.9-cent increase in the gas tax over the next two years passed the Legislature early...
Fish Brewing Co. wins large brewery of the year award
Fish Brewing Co. of Olympia was named the Large Brewery of the Year, according to results from the 2015 Washington Beer Awards.
People news: Thurston EDC promotes staff members
The Thurston Economic Development Council has promoted Annette Roth and Kyle Weise.
Restaurant inspections for July 1
Comments are taken directly from the latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the Thurston...
Great Northwest Wine: Walla Walla offerings continue to dominate
Since the 1970s, the Walla Walla Valley has been well known for producing some of the Northwest’s finest red wines. Little has changed.
It’s time to water, fertilize, pinch back flowers; you can also still plant
July is the month to put your mettle to the petal and commit to caring for your blooming baskets and container gardens. You must water more often ...