The former Olympia Brewing Co., which has sat inactive for 15 years, was dealt a new blow early Monday morning when fire destroyed the south side of a brewery office building that runs along Custer Way.
A dog was found skinned and without its tail near the Nisqually River Friday night, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities couldn’t say whether death was related to a recent string of cat mutilations.
Senators Jeff Flake, Susan Collins and Joe Manchin voted yes, confirming Brett Kavanaugh as associate justice of the Supreme Court after hearings in which Dr. Christine Ford accused the judge of sexual assault.
After two days of drama, skipping practices and potential team fines, Earl Thomas shows out in his All-Pro way with two interceptions against his home-state team he asked to “come get me” in December. He and Chris Carson’s career running day lead the Seahawks to a 24-13 win over Dallas in their home opener.
Russell Wilson’s two uncharacteristically awful mistakes in the fourth quarter, just when the Seahawks’ offense was showing its only life of the night, ruins an impressive performance by the makeshift defense in a 24-17 loss at Chicago. Seattle is 0-2.
After a strike that delayed school for nearly two weeks, the Tumwater Education Association and Tumwater School District reached a tentative agreement Sunday night that teachers ratified Monday morning at Tumwater High School.
A Thurston County Superior Court judge granted an injunction in favor of the Tumwater School District in a teacher strike that has been going for more than a week. Teachers have voted to continue striking, but the district says school will start Friday.
For more than a year, city staff and officials have considered the “missing middle” plan, a series of zoning-related changes that would allow for more housing types to be built in the city’s low-density residential neighborhoods.
A research team studying the impact of the 2017 Norse Peak fire cautions that tactics used to reduce fire risk east of the Cascades are not likely to work as well in west-side forests, which are forecast to burn more often.
Tumwater teachers went on strike Saturday. The two sides negotiated for six hours Monday but no deal was reached. The first day of school had been scheduled for Wednesday but that has been delayed by the district.