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Saturday, August 30, 2014 -- 7:46 am
Veterans push aside uncertainty, find civilian jobs
Stars and Stripes - ... use their GI Bill benefits to re-educate or retrain themselves. Many veterans say they get a good launch, including Tumwater's Spencer Zeman. He jokingly calls himself the poster child of the Army and Air Force Career Alumni Program. Once a manager ... Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 11:05 am
Police: Suspects rob high-school vending machines at gunpoint
KOMO News - ... people with knives trying to break into classrooms. The area was quickly surrounded by officers from the Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey police departments and the Thurston County Sheriff's Office. According to police, two suspects surrendered ... Read more...
Monday, August 25, 2014 -- 9:09 pm
I-5 chase reaches speeds of 125 mph; 1 arrest
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... that reached speeds of 125 mph has been arrested. Authorities say a woman who left the kitchen door open at her Tumwater, Washington, home as she prepared to leave for work Monday morning was confronted by a man who threatened her with a 2-foot-long ... Read more...
Monday, August 25, 2014 -- 8:51 pm
Thurston County testing water after diesel spill
KHQ-TV Spokane - Well water is being tested at seven Tumwater, Washington, homes after a diesel spill contaminated about 1,000 square yards of land. Read more...
Monday, August 25, 2014 -- 8:01 pm
Thurston Co. testing for water contamination after diesel spill
KOMO News - The Thurston County Public Health Department is testing well water at seven homes in Tumwater after a diesel spill contaminated about 1,000 square yards of land. Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 4:46 pm
Sweet corn ripe early this endless summer
The Olympian - ... normal, and the earliest he recalls selling corn since he stated 19 years ago. Rutledge Farm on 93rd Avenue SW near Tumwater put their first corn out on July 25, which is unheard of. "We usually start about two weeks later than that," farm stand ... Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 2:20 pm
Indoor Air Quality Issues Face Some Returning Students and Faculty
WebWire - reported that a high school in Tumwater, Washington was working to remove mold and make repairs before the students begin the new school year next month. Stories like this are common across many school districts as they use the summer months to ... Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 6:50 am
Southsound volunteer opportunities
The Olympian - ... HeartStrides is a 501(c)(3) non-profit therapeutic horsemanship program located off of Littlerock Road, in Tumwater. We offer therapeutic riding and horsemanship opportunities to all ages and abilities. We are currently seeking volunteers to serve ... Read more...
Sunday, August 17, 2014 -- 7:13 pm
Busy first weekend for Tour of Homes
The Olympian - Tour attendees go from home to home in The Preserve at Tumwater Place development Sunday during Olympia Master Builders' 2014 Tour of Homes in Thurston County August 17th. Read more...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 -- 7:03 pm
Soldiers in Kuwait will join annual Thunder Rumble race in Tumwater
The Olympian - This map shows the routes for the Thunder Rumble 5K/10K event slated for Saturday, Aug. 16. The race will start at the intersection of 78th Avenue Southwest and Center Street Southwest in Tumwater, located near the Olympia Municipal Airport. Read more...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 -- 2:39 pm
Crews reschedule lane, ramp closures for Interstate 5-US 101
The Olympian - Beginning tonight, nighttime drivers who use Interstate 5 and US 101 in Olympia and Tumwater should expect ramp and lane closures, according to a news release. Read more...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -- 9:00 pm
Compassion seen as way to eliminate ‘epidemic of anger’ in schools
Seattle Times - ... shooting, spoke to Seattle parents and educators Tuesday at the Compassionate Schools Conference. Susan Larson, of Tumwater, speaks with other educators during a breakout session in which issues of compassion in learning communities were discussed. ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -- 4:07 pm
First quarter retail sales fall in Thurston County
The Olympian - ... all the retail stores the city has, but on a sales tax per capita basis, Lacey ranks lower than Yelm, Olympia and Tumwater at $185 per capita, City Manager Scott Spence told the council last year. Olympia stands at more than $300 per capita, he ... Read more...
Monday, August 11, 2014 -- 2:17 pm
The office bar and grill in Tumwater
Examiner.com - Looking for a great bar to check out in the Olympia area? One that caters to sports fan, the dive bar crowd, and college students alike? Look no further than the Office Bar and Grill in Tumwater, Washington. Read more...
Monday, August 11, 2014 -- 8:50 am
Volunteer opportunities for Aug. 11
The Olympian - ... call 360-902-8887 or email tours@des.wa.gov. HeartStrides is a nonprofit program located off Littlerock Road in Tumwater that offers therapeutic riding and horsemanship opportunities for all ages and abilities. It needs volunteers to serve as ... Read more...
Monday, August 11, 2014 -- 2:08 am
Kids prosper and find their voice at the club
The Olympian - ... Boys and Girls Club board member Michelle Wickett invited me to attend the "Great Futures Summer Blast" at their Tumwater location where we, along with other board members and community professionals each paired up with a club kid. Just as the name ... Read more...
Sunday, August 10, 2014 -- 7:19 pm
BRIEF: People news: Cavanagh signs on with Visitor & Convention...
Customer Interaction Solutions - Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 10--Former Red Lion Hotel Olympia sales manager Kyla Cavanagh is the new marketing and sales manager at the Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Visitor & Convention Bureau. Read more...
Friday, August 8, 2014 -- 4:13 pm
Former Black Hills basketball coach Robin Johnson will open multi-purpose sports complex in 2015
The Olympian - ... Academy, a multi-purpose facility that will include AAU boys and girls basketball programs, in addition to her Tumwater-based fitness and sports psychology studio, which launched in 2011. The approximate 10,000-square-foot complex, located by 8108 ... Read more...
Friday, August 8, 2014 -- 4:13 pm
Residents say Tumwater - hostel' poses health and safety threat
The Olympian - ... at the dead end of 280 W Street SE. Property owner Joel McCain said he rents rooms to at least a dozen people. Tumwater has cited McCain for five code violations, including the operation of an unlicensed motel in an area zoned for single family ... Read more...
Friday, August 8, 2014 -- 7:30 am
Move-In Ready Homes in Olympia, Puyallup and Bonney Lake
PR Log - ... sizes, layouts and price points. More info on the specific homes: Olympia, WA: Sterling Crossing - Convenient to Tumwater businesses, JBLM and the State Capitol Complex. Sought-after Tumwater Schools. Finished homes at Sterling Crossing include a ... Read more...

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