Nisqually Valley News
Shorthanded Beavers lose in Vancouver
Down a couple of starters, the Tenino volleyball team lost in three sets to Seton Catholic in a non-league matchup, 25-19, 25-16, 25-9. Addyson Sutherland led the Beavers (3-3) with six kills,
Beavers fall in non-league tuneup to Crosspoint
The Tenino girls soccer team made the long trip to Poulsbo on Thursday, losing 3-1 to Crosspoint Academy in a non-league matchup that still left it happy with the day. “To be honest, this
Pirates overcome unforced errors to top Mountaineers
The Adna volleyball team improved to 4-0 on Thursday, defeating Rainier in three sets. Both teams struggled with unforced errors throughout, but the Pirates (4-0) were able to come away with the ...
Preview capsules: Will the 2A EvCo become a meat grinder too?
The appetizers have been eaten and cleared away, and now we’re into the meaty part of the meal that is the 2023 football season. Eleven games on the slate, with every local 2A team playing a
Rainier bounces back with sweep at Toledo
TOLEDO -- It took the Rainier volleyball team "a bit to get warmed up" on Tuesday, but once the Mountaineers were rolling, they were tough to stop. In a bounce back effort ...
Dallaire leads Tenino past KWC
The Tenino boys golf team beat King’s Way Christian by 18 strokes Tuesday at Tahoma Valley, 168-186. David Dallaire carded a 36 to earn medalist honors, beating out the field by seven
Yelm council approves construction for phase two of dog park
Local dog owners will soon have a local, off-leash dog park for their four-legged companions to run, play and socialize as the Yelm City Council voted 6-1 in favor of a new contract bid for the ...
YHS graduate returns from Germany to teach cooking class
Youth Athletics Recreation Development (YARD) is adding a culinary program to its menu of services in Yelm. In the first class on Saturday, Sept. 23, students ages 7 and up will learn how to ...
'We Love Rainier WA' to donate dictionaries to local third graders
In its continuous efforts to give back to the community, "We Love Rainier WA," a local community enrichment organization, has provided local third graders with dictionaries for three ...
Yelm football lights up passing game in 56-6 victory over Central Kitsap
Yelm football's Aalona twins, Damian and Marius, picked up against Central Kitsap right where they left off one week prior against Union as the duo connected for 220 yards through the air and ...
Yelm volleyball claims first win of the season over Todd Beamer
After a rough season opener against a strong Gig Harbor team last week, the Yelm High School volleyball team recovered from an uneven first set to defeat the Todd Beamer Titans, 3-1, Monday, Sept. 18
Tornado tennis team shows improvement in 3-2 loss to Rams
The Yelm boys tennis team narrowly fell short of its first win of the 2023 season, falling to North Thurston 3-2 at home on Friday, Sept. 15. With the loss, the Tornados fell to 0-3 on the ...
Loggers get going fast in win over Rainier Mountaineers
For the second straight week, the Onalaska football team got off to a hot start, and this time the Loggers just kept rolling, throwing 50 points on the scoreboard before halftime in a 50-6 win over
Yelm Community Schools superintendent discusses current state of the district
Newly appointed Yelm Community Schools Superintendent Chris Woods wants to give every student within the school district the opportunity to succeed. He expressed that goal on Sept. 12 at Yelm ...
Day-use fees to be waived for Saturday, Sept. 23 for National Public Lands Day
Visits to most day-use land managed by the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. Forest Service will be free on Saturday, Sept. 23 to celebrate the 30th annual National Public Lands Day. The day
What's Happening: Nisqually Watershed Festival, class reunion, Halloween
Thursday, Sept. 21 Family Storytime Join the Yelm Timberland Library from 10:30 to 11 a.m. every Thursday for family storytime. The event includes music, movement, books and activities for
Boo-Coda set to return to Thurston County during October
The leaves are changing, and the “Boo!” is back. With October just around the corner, the south Thurston County town of Bucoda is again getting into the Halloween spirit by
National Voter Registration Day receives proclamation at City Council meeting
The City of Yelm is making efforts to encourage residents to be involved with local government, which includes registering to vote. At the Sept. 12 City Council meeting, Mayor Joe DePinto issued
Yelm district enrollment figures nearing pre-pandemic numbers
Yelm Community Schools counted 5,549 full-time equivalent students enrolled for the 2023-24 school year, 81 students higher than the district anticipated in its budget. The district also tallied a ...
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Since 1922, the Nisqually Valley News has provided local news, features and advertising for Yelm, Rainier, Roy, McKenna, Tenino and other surrounding communities. The Nisqually Valley News publishes every week and is owned by CT Publishing LLC.