Two centuries ago, a small pink flower framed the hills and prairie around the main village of the Steilacoom Indian tribe in what is now west Pierce County.
People in South Sound who want to help victims of the devastation left behind by the Oklahoma tornado Monday have a few options.
A 41-year-old funeral director who was struck by a suspected drunken driver Sunday night on Steilacoom Road was still in critically stable condition Tuesday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, the man’s employer said.
Sometimes it’s the trend — not the one-month employment snapshot — that shows the Thurston County economy continues to improve.
The state will not have to return 15 troubled foster teens it removed because of safety concerns from three private facilities, including one in Lacey, a Thurston County Superior Court judge has ruled in part of an ongoing lawsuit.
Olympia parks director Linda Oestreich is resigning, almost two weeks after the conclusion of a city investigation into allegations of discrimination and misuse of city time and equipment in the parks department.
Beginning next summer, new homes built in Olympia will have to have sprinkler systems, the Olympia City Council decided in a preliminary 6-1 vote Tuesday night.
Plans are moving ahead for a new Boys & Girls Club at Garfield Elementary School after Olympia’s hearing examiner approved the project this month.
A 41-year-old local funeral director clung to life at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Monday after his car was struck by a suspected drunken driver who fled a sheriff’s deputy Sunday night in her Chevy Tahoe on Steilacoom Road.