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Friday, October 31, 2014 -- 4:06 pm
Car prowls spike in Southeast Olympia
The Olympian - The Olympia Police Department received 54 reports of car prowls in the city in October.Click to Continue » Read more...
Friday, October 31, 2014 -- 2:46 pm
Death notices for Oct. 26, 2014
The Olympian - ERICKSEN, Marion A., 85, Olympia, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Providence St. Peter Hospital. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Lacey, 360-491-2222.Click to Continue » Read more...
Friday, October 31, 2014 -- 1:41 pm
Mars Hill Church says it’s dissolving
The Olympian - The future of churches in Tacoma and Olympia is not clear for now.Click to Continue » Read more...
Friday, October 31, 2014 -- 11:17 am
Buzzkill or lifesaver? Party patrol catches heat after busting Olympia fundraiser
The Olympian - The recent arrest of 51 people at an Olympia house party has led to questions about the cost to taxpayers and whether law enforcement went too far.Click to Continue » Read more...
Friday, October 31, 2014 -- 1:00 am
Trade protections proposed for four species of turtles
The Olympian - Faced with growing concerns about the hunting of freshwater turtles in the United States for Asian food markets, federal officials this week proposed adding four species to an international list…Click to Continue » Read more...
Friday, October 31, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Curious citizen catches error in statewide voter guide
The Olympian - State bean counters acknowledged a published mistake in their fiscal analysis of the costs of Initiative 1351, the measure aimed at reducing class size in Washington schools. It's been corrected…Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 10:47 pm
700 show up to tell Ecology: tougher steps needed to ensure safety of oil-by-rail shipping
The Olympian - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway touts its track record hauling volatile Bakken crude oil, but Gov. Inslee and the Legislature want a closer look at risk, which an ongoing study…Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 10:29 pm
Tacoma scientist dies while on trek to Mount Everest base camp
The Olympian - Lisa Berntsen, a Tacoma environmental scientist, died recently while on a trek to Mount Everest's base camp, The Mountaineers announced Thursday on its website. She was 49.Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 8:27 pm
WA Lottery
The Olympian - These Washington lotteries were drawn Thursday:Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 4:58 pm
Thurston First Bank will move downtown this weekend
The Olympian - Thurston First Bank is set to move into the Thurston First Bank Building, a former state office building in downtown Olympia that has been transformed into a bank branch, brew…Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 4:24 pm
Police searching for downtown Olympia bank robber
The Olympian - Police are searching for a man who robbed a downtown Olympia bank Thursday afternoon, according to the Olympia Police Department.Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 3:41 pm
Olympia therapy cat earns national award for volunteer work
The Olympian - Studley, a therapy cat from Olympia, is getting national recognition for his volunteer work. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals recently announced its 2014 Humane Award…Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 12:33 pm
Chiropractor’s building gets go-ahead despite Olympia neighborhood’s fight
The Olympian - A hearing examiner has ruled in favor of an Olympia chiropractor's new building despite opposition from residents in the Bigelow Historic Neighborhood.Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 12:30 pm
Olympia man arrested for indecent exposure on the Capitol Campus
The Olympian - A 26-year-old Olympia man was arrested Thursday after allegedly exposing himself to a group of women on the Capitol Campus, according to the Washington State Patrol.Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 12:18 pm
Husband of state Senate candidate Tami Green sends out mysterious mailer naming News Tribune
The Olympian - The husband of state Senate candidate Tami Green, D-Lakewood, sent out an anonymous mailer this week that doesn't identify who paid for it, something Republicans quickly decried as a violation…Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 10:48 am
Thurston County Dems yank endorsement for clerk candidate Pettus
The Olympian - The Thurston County Democrats have revoked their endorsement for Thurston County Clerk candidate Yvonne Pettus, according to chair Roger Erskine.Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 10:45 am
18-month-old Olympia boy found, mother arrested
The Olympian - A child taken from the 3100 block of Bonanza Drive NE in Olympia has been found and the Amber Alert has been canceled, according to the Thurston County Sheriff's Office.Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 10:13 am
KCTS-Washington Poll: Gun background checks, school funding both passing
The Olympian - The yearly poll on the eve of the general election shows just 38 percent of voters have a favorable view of the divided state Legislature, Democrats are a bit more…Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 1:00 am
Living Smart: Why should you care about the skilled trade shortage?
The Olympian - It's a fact that I'm not handy. When I need something done at home, I use the proven service providers I found on the list that bears my name.Click to Continue » Read more...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -- 1:00 am
Diggin' In: Planting bulbs exercises more than gardening skills
The Olympian - Much is written about the good-health powers of gardening.Click to Continue » Read more...

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