FOOD & DRINK
Savoring Centralia: Discover 3 Must-Try Traditional American Dishes
This article explores three quintessential dishes from traditional American cuisine found in Centralia. Have you had a chance to taste any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Galvin, Washington: A Modern Journey Along the Historic Lewis and Clark Trail
Nestled within the lush landscapes of Washington state, the town of Galvin stands as a proud monument to America's pioneering past. It is here that the historic Lewis and Clark Trail carves its way through the region, offering a window into the early days of the nation's expansion. The trail, a tribute to the famed Corps of Discovery expedition led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, invites visitors to traverse the same wilderness that once tested the boundaries of the United States following the Louisiana Purchase.
Mill Pond fourth grader excited for role in Centralia Ballet Academy's 'The Nutcracker'
The stage is a sanctuary for Alexander Kellum, a 9-year-old fourth-grade student at Mill Pond Elementary School. When he gets on stage in front of a crowd, he is excited but confident in his skills. ...
Chehalis School District's Friday Connect: 'Coffee With Christine', PAWS Days, and The Lion King Musical
The Chehalis School District has shared its Friday Connect newsletter for November 24, 2023. This newsletter outlines planned events and activities. A key event is a chat named 'Coffee With Christine' on November 28. The district's Superintendent, Dr. Christine Moloney, will host this event. It's an opportunity for parents and community members to meet the superintendent and discuss the district. Space is limited, so booking is recommended.
Taco truck closed again. Here are Thurston County food safety scores for Nov. 22
Comments are taken from the latest Thurston County food safety inspection reports.
Exploring the Scenic Willapa Hills Trail in Adna, Washington
The Willapa Hills Trail offers an escape into the picturesque beauty of Adna, Washington. A 56-mile stretch of serene landscape, once the Northern Pacific rail line, now serves as a captivating destination for hikers, cyclists, and horseback riders. The trail unfolds the natural tapestry of rolling hills, dense forests, and verdant farmlands, providing a peaceful journey through the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Notable for its flat and gently rolling terrain, the trail is maintained by Washington State Parks and features several access points, including the charming town of Adna.
Olympia Ski Bus Provides Transportation for Thurston County Skiers
Do you live for the thrills and chills of skiing down snow-covered mountains? Are you looking for a community of skiing enthusiasts to hit the slopes with all winter long? If you plan to visit Crystal Mountain’s stunning slopes this season, jump on the Olympia Ski Bus. Every Wednesday...
'A symphony of joy': Westminster Bell Choir to perform Christmas concerts
Carol Days, of Chehalis, directs the Westminster Bell Choir. That means attendees to the bell choir’s Christmas concerts might hear “Carol of the Bells” directed by
Fourteenth annual Lighted Tractor Parade set for Dec. 9 in Centralia
The 14th annual Lighted Tractor Parade is set to bring tractors, antique trucks, military vehicles and more to cruise through Centralia at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9.
Reader's Lens: Moon glows at sunset in Chehalis
These photos were captured by Lewis County resident Shawn Days Saturday evening from Carroll Road in Chehalis. To submit photos to The Chronicle for potential publication, send images and details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chronicle's 2023 Holiday Gift Guide
The Chronicle's gift guide features a host of locally made and sold gifts at a range of price points for a broad range of interests. Check the key below for the various price points to suit your budget, and follow the links to purchase online from local businesses.
Centralia Ballet Academy's 'The Nutcracker' runs Dec. 2-3
The Centralia Ballet Academy is returning with a full, in-person production of "The Nutcracker," which, with any luck, will be free of the setbacks that have plagued previous years' ...
Natural areas for bird watching
Following a recent column I received a request – “Could you please recommend some good local bird watching places beside the Nisqually area?” Here are some suggestions, including recommendations suitable for strollers and/or wheelchairs. But before discussing specifics, I want to add some general comments. First, our...
North Thurston Jazz Band: A Place For Fun and Community
North Thurston High School provides opportunities for its students in many arts and musical avenues. The Jazz Band, directed by Darren Johnson, is a special audition-based group that meets at 6:30 a.m. every school day for the students. The early morning band is special in that it gives a select few a unique and special place to grow as musicians and provides a safe and fun atmosphere for students to explore music and build friendships.