The Olympian HEADLINES
Washington State Patrol troopers arrested a naked 39-year-old driver at the Scatter Creek rest area Monday afternoon after he allegedly pulled up alongside another man and committed a lewd act, a WSP spokesman said.
Seven members of Washington’s congressional delegation have asked the U.S. government to respect the state’s marijuana legalization effort and provide guidance about the industry’s fate.
The Olympia City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to pass a resolution opposing the construction of coal export facilities in the Northwest.
A Rochester woman has been accused of first-degree domestic violence after allegedly stabbing her husband in the shoulder during an argument Monday night, according to a Thurston County Sheriff’s Office news release.
A bald suspect armed with a crowbar who has a taste for vandalism is likely responsible for five burglaries of small businesses on the State Avenue corridor on Olympia’s east side since early Sunday, according to Olympia police.
Tuesday’s revenue and caseloads forecasts gave lawmakers about $320 million in newfound wiggle room, and budget writers said it should make it easier to reach a budget deal in time to avoid a government shutdown.
More than $14 million in grants and scholarships has been awarded to AmeriCorps members in the state’s 10th Congressional District, which includes Thurston County and a portion of Pierce County.
A 51-year-old man was accused of attempted murder after allegedly shooting another man in the leg with a 12-gauge shotgun, according to a Thurston County Sheriff’s Office news release.
The state Department of Fish & Wildlife has finished its examination of the dead fin whale that washed up near Ocean City last week and gave the go-ahead to start the process of burying the 68-foot animal.
Two derelict properties on the downtown isthmus now belong to the city of Olympia, which plans to turn them into a park.
A 4-year-old Lacey boy died Sunday night at Mary Bridge Hospital in Tacoma after nearly drowning over the weekend, Lacey police Lt. Phil Comstock said Monday. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office is handling the autopsy, he said.
Olympia police arrested three men at a “hazardous and unsafe” Boulevard Road residence Friday night where neighbors have complained of suspicious activity and landlord neglect.
The Port of Olympia commission will consider at its next meeting whether to approve a $3 million settlement with International Paper, one of the largest paper companies in the world.
The Olympia City Council is back in session Tuesday with a full agenda. Here’s a preview:
Students at Eastside Cooperative Preschool in Olympia had a lot of questions last week about the school’s big move.
FOB Tacoma: After mothballing armory, National Guard returning to Pierce County with new readiness center
- Tacoma Dome no more? Arena could receive a new name
- Tacoma engineer allegedly solicited teen for sex
- Lakewood police fatally shoot armed man in Tillicum
- Tacoma to sell prime property downtown
- Whale frees itself from lagoon near Purdy Bridge