Chehalis Resident, 18, Airlifted to Harborview After Being Struck by a Semi on U.S. Highway 12
An 18-year-old Chehalis resident was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle early Thursday morning after being struck by a semitruck on U.S. Highway 12 near Mary’s Corner, according
81 years after death, WWII veteran buried in Lewis County
MOSSYROCK, Wash. — Cecil Barncord’s family never thought they’d have a chance to say farewell. But more than 80 years after his death, the World War II veteran received a burial with full military honors at Mossyrock’s Swofford Cemetery Wednesday. “It’s very emotional because I’ve been...
Sailor Killed During Pearl Harbor Attack 81 Years Ago Finally Laid to Rest in Mossyrock Cemetery
Eighty-one years, six months and one day ago as of Wednesday, the Japanese Imperial Navy unleashed its surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. One of the first ships moored at the U.S. Navy base to be ...
Former Lewis County Employee Gets Nine Years in Prison for Theft
A former Lewis County Corrections Bureau employee accused of stealing over $10,000 from the department while she was employed there between 2019 and 2020 will serve nine years in prison, a Lewis ...
Lewis County Animal Shelter to Hold Emergency Dog Adoption Event
In an effort to help more dogs find their forever homes, the Lewis County Animal Shelter is holding a special dog adoption event — with extended hours and reduced adoption fees — the week
New Animal Protection Deputy Role Proposed in Thurston County
In an effort to tackle the growing issue of animal cruelty in the South Sound region, Thurston County Sheriff Derek Sanders has proposed a plan to strengthen animal protection measures. The plan involves creating three new positions within the sheriff's office, one of which would be specifically focused on animal protection.
Thurston County Warehouse Worker Accused of Stealing up to $12,000 Worth of Goods to Sell Online
Lacey police arrested a 38-year-old warehouse worker last week for allegedly stealing up to $12,000 in merchandise to sell online. A manager at Harbor Wholesale on Hogum Bay Road reported the
Elderly Man Saved by Boaters in Cowlitz River
CASTLE ROCK — An older man was rescued by two strangers Wednesday morning after falling into the Cowlitz River while fishing near Lion's Pride Park. Officers were dispatched around 10:30
House and Outbuilding Destroyed in Wednesday Night Fire in Centralia
An abandoned residence and an attached outbuilding in the 1200 block of Centralia Avenue were destroyed in a fire Wednesday evening. The house was unoccupied at the time of the incident ...
Helicopters, ground crews work to contain wildfire in SW Washington
Firefighters in Lewis County, Washington are battling a wildfire that’s burning in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest north of Mount St. Helens.
Police Blotter for Tuesday, June 6, 2023
On 06/06/23 at 5:10 a.m. in the 200 block of Binghampton St W, Sheriff's deputies arrested Ode Johnsen, 58, on suspicion of driving under the influence. On 06/06/23 at 7:35 p.m. at the Thurston County Jail, Sheriff's deputies arrested Bradley Joseph Quinn, 40, on suspicion of second-degree malicious mischief. On...
Officers involved in Vancouver Safeway shooting identified
The three Vancouver police officers and Clark County deputy involved in the fatal officer-involved shooting in a Safeway parking lot last month have been identified by the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office.
Sirens: Embezzlement; $5,000 in Merchandise Stolen From Business; Assault; Thefts; Lewis County Jail Statistics
CENTRALIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Theft • Nearly $5,000 worth of merchandise was reported stolen from a business in the 100 block of West High Street just after 9:50 a.m. on
Peter Abbarno: Lewis County Special Olympics Is a Cause Worth Supporting
Despite the lingering pain in my knees and back, plus the contact reminder from my son that he ran all 19 miles and "beat me," I have only great feelings and memories of this year's ...
Thurston County To Host National Fastpitch Championship
More than 3,000 athletes, families and spectators will battle for bragging rights as top girls 14u fastpitch teams from around the country show their stuff at the Cascades National Championship being held July 10-15. The Thurston County Fastpitch Association, working in partnership with the Olympia & Beyond Sports Commission, won a bid to host the event from the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA), the national governing body for girls fastpitch.
Centralia Woman Accused of Setting Brush Fires Charged With Arson
A Centralia woman accused of starting multiple brush fires along Harrison Avenue on Monday has been arrested and charged with second-degree arson in Lewis County Superior Court. The ...
Timberland staff recommends moving Amanda Park library branch to Lewis County
That move would include the actual building.
Concerns grow as more kids linked to crimes in Western Washington
Crimes linked to kids are a growing concern in Western Washington.
Detective's Report Says Potential Tampering 'Absolutely False' in Buzzo, Aron Christensen Investigation
In records from the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, Detective Jamey McGinty rejects statements by a local veterinarian who, he wrote, alluded "to the fact that I, or someone involved with ...
8-Acre Fire at Randle's Iron Creek Campground Draws 110-Person Response
After a sunny weekend of campers to Randle's popular Iron Creek Campground and a subsequent "red flag warning" where hot, windy, dry conditions up the risk of fires, a fire at the ...
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