FOOD & DRINK
'Love in the Time of Fentanyl': Harm reduction advocates host panel, movie in Chehalis
According to the National Library of Medicine, harm reduction during the HIV/AIDS epidemic took the form of condoms. The theory today, while still controversial, is the same. Now,
Visitors welcome at 14 ARTrails studios across greater Lewis County this weekend
ARTrails of Southwest Washington, a nonprofit that joins local artists of all kinds, will host the final stretch of its annual studio tour this weekend, with 14 locations in Lewis and South Thurston
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Centralia, WA
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Centralia.
Letter to the editor: New Centralia liquidation store a buyer's delight
Thank you so much for the article on the new AMZing liquidation store across Tower Avenue from Dawn's Delectables in Centralia. As the article stated, the store buys returns from Amazon and ...
Check out Thurston County food safety scores for Sept. 20
Comments are taken from the latest Thurston County food safety inspection reports.
Procession of the Species Will Return in 2024
We lost a lot during the COVID pandemic. And while much can never be brought back, a group of passionate community members are working hard to give us something we have greatly missed, the Procession of the Species. Earthbound Productions is once again working hard to organize the Procession of the Species 2024 and is requesting that all those who want to help attend the Kick-Off Gathering on Saturday, September 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Olympia Armor Creative Campus (515 Eastside Street SE, Olympia).
Round 1 of the Thurston County Pie Bracket is now open. Vote for your favorite spot
Nominations ended at noon Monday.
Hunting highlight: Young hunter bags bull, deer on same day in Centralia
Olympia Historical Society & Bigelow House Museum Seeks Applicants for the $2500 Roger Easton History Grant
Submitted by Olympia Historical Society-Bigelow House Museum. The Olympia Historical Society & Bigelow House Museum will award a $2000 history grant along with a $500 teacher stipend in 2024, provided by funds from long-time Thurston County Teacher Roger Easton. Eligible applicants are K-12 teachers, student teachers, administrators, or classroom professionals in accredited schools in Thurston County.
Tenino sculptor's book to feature 15-year struggle to place 9/11 memorial
Wherever you were on Sept. 11, 2001, Americans from coast to coast w ere affected by the terrorist attacks unleashed on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, even if they had no personal connection.
What’s happening this week around Thurston County
Local events happening Sept. 16-24.
Show teaches Orin Smith Elementary students about having a growth mindset through storytelling and yo-yo tricks
Getting to school can be challenging for a lot of kids, but it’s safe to say no Orin Smith Elementary School students had as eventful a journey to get to the Chehalis school Friday morning than
Centralia dog 'Skeptic' and his handler prepare for world agility championship
LEWIS COUNTY, Wash. — A Centralia dog and his handler are heading to Europe next month to compete in the FCI Agility World Championship. Handler Sarah Baker and her 6-year-old English Cocker Spaniel "Skeptic" are traveling to the Czech Republic to compete in October. "This is more than a...
Local classic rock act to play 'natural amphitheater' in Chehalis Saturday
Tickets are on sale for a Saturday, Sept. 16, performance in Chehalis by local classic rock act "Soul Purpose" at 3:30 p.m. in what event organizers are calling "Lewis ...
We’re looking for the best spot to grab a pie around Olympia. Tell us your favorites here
Help us create a bracket to decide Thurston County’s best spot for a pie by submitting your favorite restaurants and bakeries.
Late-night bathroom break results in run-in with musician Jelly Roll for Lewis County residents
When Sadie Burdick made a stop at Love's Travel Stop in Napavine at about 2 a.m. Saturday, she wasn't expecting to see a country music star. Yet, as she walked through the ...
Where To Go Apple Picking Near Olympia
Nothing says fall like hot apple cider, apple crisp and apple cider donuts! All these delicious fall favorites start with one glorious ingredient: fresh apples from nearby farms. Here is where to go apple picking in Olympia and throughout Thurston County, including places to buy fresh local apples that don’t require any effort at all.