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2 dead after tire flies into van on I-5 in Lakewood. Investigation underway
It is unclear when the exit will reopen.
Three Must-Try Mexican Delicacies in Yelm: A Gastronomic Journey
In this article, we explore three delectable Mexican dishes found in Yelm. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
Check out Thurston County food safety scores for Sept. 20
Comments are taken from the latest Thurston County food safety inspection reports.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Lacey, 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 Lacey.
‘Innocent people shouldn’t have to pay the price’: Thurston Co. Sheriff speaks on pre-trial release
The Thurston County Sheriff told us on Tuesday that releasing people accused of violent crimes without bail is putting us all in serious danger.
Two burglary suspects drive car into Thurston County gun shop, police say
Two burglary suspects drove a stolen car into a gun shop on Pacific Avenue early Saturday morning, according to Lacey police. But nothing was taken, either because police arrived shortly after
Spanaway Man Charged with Manslaughter After Daughter's Fatal Overdose
On Wednesday, Spanaway resident, Evan Hodge, was charged with first-degree manslaughter following the death of his two-year-old daughter due to fentanyl overdose. Hodge, 33, pleaded not guilty and is being held on a $1 million bond for this alleged crime.
Nisqually Tribe's Development of Traditional Lacey Homeland: What Local Residents Need to Know
The Nisqually tribe in Lacey, Washington, plans to develop their traditional homeland into a resort and retail complex. The tribe purchased the 260-acre property in 2020 with a vision to boost the economy and preserve their cultural heritage.
Two Children Overdose on Fentanyl, One Fatal
At 07:40 am on Sunday September 17th, our deputies responded to a call of CPR in progress on an infant in Puyallup. Deputies arrived on scene and asked what happened. Deputies were advised the child had put a piece of foil in their mouth that possibly had fentanyl on it. Central Pierce Fire advised this was possibly an overdose.
Fire ban lifted in Rainier National Park
ASHFORD, Wash.-The parkwide fire ban has been lifted for the last few weeks of the season in Rainier National Park. The parkwide fire ban had been in place since August 18 to reduce the risk of wildfire during the summer months. Campfires are now allowed at the Park's three campgrounds...
Deputies searching for two car theft suspects in Spanaway
Deputies with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department are looking for two suspects wanted in the thefts of two Kias from two different homes around Spanaway.
WA students are scoring higher on state assessments. Is Thurston County following?
In Thurston County, the two largest school districts are falling a little behind.
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 ...
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 ...
100-year-old big leaf maple tree to be removed on Capitol Campus Friday
The Department of Enterprise Services says the tree poses a safety risk for pedestrians and parked cars.
Take a trip through our area's rich history
Enjoy these snapshots of articles written in past issues of the Nisqually Valley News from 45, 35, 25 and 15 years ago, respectively. A Look Back at This Week, 45 Years Ago • The Yelm ...
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 district debuts new peer-model developmental preschool program
Yelm Community Schools has added peer models into its developmental preschool program for the 2023-24 school year. The district aims to educate children ages 3 to 5 years old with and without
The 7 best hospitals in Washington for outpatient joint replacements
Healthgrades ranked the top hospitals for outpatient joint replacements in 2023, including seven in Washington. The rankings recognize hospitals that deliver superior patient outcomes in outpatient knee and hip procedures. The seven best hospitals in Washington for outpatient joint replacements in 2023:. Overlake Medical Center & Clinics (Bellevue) St. Anne...