Well, the biggest surprise about last week’s top stories is that the one about the fugitive-turned-actor was the third most popular story on our site. Huh. Didn’t see that coming. That story seemed to hang around long enough — and was picked up by just about everyone — that I was sure it would be our No. 1 story.
1. Thurston County issues Level 3 sex offender notice: Good grief. This was our No. 1 story?
2. Permit problem at Capitol Lake venue jeopardizes Olympia wedding: A lot of wedding drama in Olympia recently, including this story and one two weeks ago.
3. Fugitive’s role in horror film leads to arrest in Olympia: A fugitive-turned-actor was arrested Friday after federal agents saw his photo in The Olympian. Jason Stange, 44, played a leading role in the low-budget horror movie “Marla Mae,” which wrapped up filming last week in Olympia’s Wildwood Neighborhood.
4. Latenight JBLM aircraft noise rattles Thurston County residents: The aircraft were part of a “large scale rehearsal” with the second battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
5. Man arrested after domestic violence call fire in Lacey: Lacey police Sgt. Jaime Newcomb said officers were dispatched to the home around 2 p.m. after reports of a dispute between a man and a woman. While officers were en route, a second call came in reporting that the home was on fire.