The Olympian HEADLINES
Olympian reporter Matt Batcheldor took second place for social issues reporting as part of the 2012 Society of Professional Journalists Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest. He was honored for his work reporting on Olympia’s homeless population.
Twice a week, the library, playfield, hallways and some of the classrooms at Meadows Elementary School in Lacey transform into a different place: It’s called Clubhouse.
With tolls expected to increase a total of 50 cents on the eastbound Tacoma Narrows Bridge over the next two summers, drivers face a hard reality.
No rain and mild temperatures made for ideal running conditions and helped some runners set personal records during Sunday’s 32nd annual Capital City Marathon.
Olympia native Jesse Stevick won his seventh Capital City Marathon on Sunday with a winning time of 2 hours, 32 minutes, 5 seconds to join Karen Steen for the most career victories in the race.
After nearly 25 years on Trosper Road, Tumwater Veterinary Hospital has moved and expanded.
Aliens, robots and rocket ships marched on the Saint Martin’s University campus Saturday afternoon as part of the 26th annual Lacey Spring Fun Fair.
Work to remove hazardous trees from the hillside above Heritage Park in Olympia will resume Sunday, according to a news release from the state.
All 16-year-old Alfonso Vela had to do was take nine heel-to-toe steps down a white line, turn to the left, and return to his starting point. Easier said than done while wearing goggles that imitate what it’s like to have a blood alcohol content of 0.2 percent, more than twice the legal limit.
Our Bread & Roses community, a dozen formerly homeless women — our guests — and three live-in volunteers, gather each evening for a shared meal.
Saturday is the 33rd anniversary of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens that killed 57 people, knocked down a forest and filled the sky and rivers with volcanic ash.
The first planeload of the sought-after Copper River salmon from Cordova, Alaska, landed Friday morning at Sea-Tac Airport, and the Alaska Airlines pilots carried a 40-pound king to waiting chefs.
The Transportation Department has reopened Chinook Pass.
Grays Harbor Community Hospital announced Friday that it has signed a letter of intent to “establish an affiliation network” between the hospital and Tacoma-based MultiCare Health System.
Boaters in Washington who operate under the influence face tougher penalties under a law signed Thursday by Gov. Jay Inslee.
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- Narrows tolls to rise; more hikes possible as debt and lack of traffic may push maximum amount over $6 prediction
- Kent police arrest NBA player suspected of threatening woman with gun
- Ruston moratorium baffles business owners
- 304 Secrecy ignited firestorms over Benghazi, IRS
- 89 Aide: Obama learned about IRS from news accounts
- 51 Tacoma program uses housing to promote good parenting, self-sufficiency
- 21 Narrows tolls to rise; more hikes possible as debt and lack of traffic may push maximum amount over $6 prediction
- 15 Ruston moratorium baffles business owners