Stories related to the gunshots fired at North Thurston High School continue to be popular with readers, and last week was no exception as another story rose to No. 1.
1. North Thurston school shooting suspect will stay in juvenile detention: The 16-year-old suspect who fired shots last week at North Thurston High School underwent a mental health evaluation and will remain in juvenile detention until his arraignment.
2. Restaurant inspections for May 6: Never good: “Food accumulation along wall next to griddle and beneath cook’s line.”
3. Man pleads guilty to assault with wooden pool cue at Olympia bar: Nathon E. Johnston, 26, appeared (last) Monday in Thurston County Superior Court. He pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree assault. A charge of malicious harassment was dropped as part of the plea agreement.
4. Lacey school increases supervision after kindergartner leaves campus: Officials in South Sound’s largest school district said (last) Wednesday that they’ll review morning supervision routines and increase staff and volunteers at Lacey Elementary School after a kindergartner managed to leave campus and walk at least a mile home this week.
5. Washington state trooper, wife facing evidence tampering charges in Thurston County: An Olympia couple is facing criminal charges after allegedly tampering with evidence to help their 18-year-old son avoid jail time.