The Olympian HEADLINES
Alternate watering schedules Lacey water customers begin next month, a policy the city council approved in 2006 to reduce the increased demand for water in the summer months.
Firefighters saved an unconscious dog named Scooter from a mobile home fire in the 6400 block of 201st Avenue SW in the Rochester/Grand Mound area Monday morning, according to the West Thurston Regional Fire Authority.
Olympia police arrested a man on suspicion of methamphetamine possession Thursday while conducting a “knock and talk” operation in the 1500 block of Boulevard Road due to complaints about suspicious activity in the area, court papers state.
A 41-year-old local funeral director clung to life at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Monday after his car was struck by a suspected drunken driver who fled a sheriff’s deputy Sunday night in her Chevy Tahoe on Steilacoom Road.
Plans are moving ahead for a new Boys & Girls Club at Garfield Elementary School after Olympia’s hearing examiner approved the project this month.
Desserts by Tasha Nicole, the longtime dessert company that occupied a familiar spot on Capitol Boulevard for 20 years, will close next month after the owners were recently sidelined by health concerns, co-owner Michaleen Richardson said Monday.
Kevin Ferguson, the Port of Olympia’s former finance director, has sued the port and executive director Ed Galligan, alleging wrongful termination and retaliation against him in violation of state whistleblower laws.
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.
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