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3 injured, 1 airlifted to hospital in multi-vehicle crash involving bus
LACEY, Wash. — Lacey fire units are on scene of a multi-vehicle crash involving a bus that left multiple people injured. Crews were dispatched to the 8600 block of Waldon Road SE at 12 p.m. after receiving reports of a three-vehicle crash. A car was rolled over with entrapment as a result of the crash.
Cities of Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater hiring for jobs paying $60k a year and up. Take a look
Full-time jobs with cities in Thurston County include caring for animals, environmental services positions and working as a police officer.
Olympia kicks off Pride Month by celebrating state’s first trans flag-painted crosswalks
Mayor Cheryl Selby said the crosswalks may be only the second in the nation to depict the colors of the transgender flag.
Olympia officials say current plan to annex southeast area costs more than it’s worth
The large region is highly residential and has been identified as more prosperous than other parts of the city.
Thurston County Coroner Identifies Man Fatally Shot at Interstate 5 Rest Area at Maytown
An Illinois man who died Tuesday when he was shot at an Interstate 5 rest stop in Thurston County has been identified. Carl Steven Ekstrom, 62, died at the southbound Maytown Rest Area near
Nighttime construction is coming to these Lacey streets for about 10 days
The work begins Monday.
Details released in alleged arson of former mushroom farm by 12-year-old girl
Court documents released Friday show the details leading up to the alleged arson of a former mushroom farm in Olympia by a 12-year-old girl on Thursday.
In Focus: Fire Burns Napavine Storage Facility
Firefighters from multiple Lewis County fire districts battled a blaze at a Napavine storage facility on Saturday night. The initial report of a fire came in at 8:23 p.m in the 100 ...
What’s happening this week around Thurston County
Events happening June 4-11.
Long awaited relocation of I-5 homeless encampment to former Days Inn Motel
Lacey City Council and Regional Housing Council member Carolyn Cox announced that the former Days Inn motel is set to welcome additional residents on June 19. Cox shared that the next round of occupants of the shelter would be people from homeless encampments along I-5, particularly Sleater-Kinney Road. "This is...
Police Blotter for Thursday, June 1, 2023
On 06/01/23 at 3:50 p.m. in the 3900 block of Hogum Bay Rd NE, police arrested Chad M Smith, 38, on suspicion of 1) organized retail theft, 2) theft all other larceny and 3) first-degree trafficking in stolen property. Olympia Police Department. On 06/01/23 at 10:30 p.m. in the 1200...
ANEW Look at Careers in the Trades with the Thurston County Chamber and City of Olympia
When looking at employment patterns, there’s an ideal trifecta: a need within the community, willing jobseekers and the training they need to succeed. Hiring locally has all the benefits of shopping locally. Money stays in the region and families make a living-wage in their chosen hometown. Recently the City of Olympia partnered with the Thurston County Chamber and ANEW to do just that and it’s paying off at Construction Bootcamp.
Nisqually tribe submits plans for healing center on Pacific Avenue in Olympia
The city has received the application for the healing center, which will provide drug treatment and other health care.
Providence Swedish Acquires Olympia Obstetrics and Gynecology
Puget Sound hospital network Providence Swedish has acquired Olympia Obstetrics and Gynecology after the two groups had already been exploring ways to work collaboratively together, according to a
Sirens: Assault at Washington Park; 'Making a Scene' and Refusing to Leave; Theft; Lewis County Jail Statistics
CENTRALIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Theft • At 9:20 a.m. on May 31, a side-by-side off road vehicle was reported stolen from the 900 block of West First Street sometime
Bail Set at $1 Million for Suspect Accused of Fatally Shooting Man at Maytown Rest Area
An Olympia man accused of killing an Illinois man at an Interstate 5 rest stop on Tuesday is being held in the Thurston County jail in lieu of $1 million bail. Daniel Martinez, 31, made
Salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry sickens 13 in Washington state
SEATTLE — The Washington State Department of Health said it is investigating 13 cases of Salmonella linked to backyard poultry. The cases are part of a nationwide outbreak that has sickened 104 people in 31 states. The Washington cases have been reported in Kitsap, Spokane, Yakima, King, Grant, Thurston, Skagit and Cowlitz counties. Four people have been hospitalized in the state and no deaths have been reported.
Police Blotter for Wednesday, May 31, 2023
On 05/31/23 at 1:58 p.m. in the 4100 block of Meridian Rd SE, Sheriff's deputies arrested Dominique Faatofutumas Daniel, 25, on suspicion of 1) possession of stolen vehicle, 2) resisting arrest and 3) possession of drug paraphernalia. On 05/31/23 at 6:44 p.m. in the 15000 block of Case Rd SW,...
Bail Set for Thurston County Man After 'Road Rage' Crash Sends Motorcyclist to Hospital
A 73-year-old Thurston County man has been released from jail after being involved in an alleged road rage incident that left another man seriously injured. Richard Ramirez attended his ...
Deadly Incident at Maytown Rest Area
A fatal shooting took place at the Maytown Rest Area near Grand Mound on Tuesday around 4:30 PM, with Washington State Patrol troopers investigating the case. An Olympia man has been apprehended, but his motives remain unclear.
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