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Monday, February 8, 2016 -- 11:14 pm
Girls basketball: Washougal 55, Ridgefield 24
The Columbian - ... place against R.A. Long at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Woodland High School. The winner will have a district play-in game at Tumwater on Wednesday. WASHOUGAL - Maggie Hungerford 2, Beyonce Bea 15, Sarah Shilling 0, Lindsey Thomas 4, RaeAnn Allen 13, Kiara ... Read more...
Monday, February 8, 2016 -- 10:10 pm
Tumwatera s Brooke Hare swats shots to anchor T-Birdsa defense
The Olympian - The long arm of Tumwater junior Brooke Hare looms over Black Hills' Liselotte Bel as Mackenzie Bergquist looks on during a game Friday. Hare set the Thunderbirds' all-time blocks record against the Wolves. Read more...
Sunday, February 7, 2016 -- 4:47 pm
Transient couple leads authorities on wild chase through Thurston County
The Olympian - ... county vehicles could not avoid them - while the suspect also dodged spike strips deployed by Olympia police and Tumwater police. A Tumwater police vehicle also was accidentally damaged by spike strips, he said. The pursuit began in Grand Mound, but ... Read more...
Sunday, February 7, 2016 -- 4:47 pm
Speeders top 110 mph near Tumwater
The Olympian - Five days after a Lacey man was pulled over on northbound Interstate 5 for driving 110 mph, two drivers topped that speed late Thursday, according to the Washington State Patrol. About 9:15 p.m. Thursday, an 18-year-old Olympia man and a 20-year-old Oregon man apparently were racing on southbound I-5 near Tumwater when a trooper clocked them at speeds of more than 110 mph. Read more...
Sunday, February 7, 2016 -- 11:08 am
Outdoor writer Dave Graybill offers insight on north-central Washington steelhead fishing
Seattle Times - The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced the expansion of steelhead fishing on the Wenatchee and Icicle rivers. On the Wenatchee River anglers may now fish from the Icicle Road Bridge to 400 feet below Tumwater Dam. Read more...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -- 6:30 pm
Tenants on public aid find some doors closed
The Olympian - ... no longer participating in the Section 8 Housing Program," the letter says. Seattle, unincorporated King County, Tumwater and other communities treat users of federal housing aid as a protected class similar to people who face discrimination because ... Read more...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 -- 6:05 pm
Bail set at $50,000 for burglary suspect
The Olympian - ... masked man entering a secured parking garage at about 4:40 a.m., said Olympia police Lt. Paul Lower. Lacey police, Tumwater police and the Washington State Patrol set up a perimeter around the building and began a search. Olympia police K-9 Melnic ... Read more...
Monday, February 1, 2016 -- 4:40 pm
Tumwater school garden sprouts thanks to beloved a Grandma Coteya
The Olympian - ... a garden about three years ago for her grandson's kindergarten class at Michael T. Simmons Elementary School in Tumwater, she envisioned two or three flower boxes where kids could plant some seeds and watch the life cycle take place. But like any ... Read more...
Monday, February 1, 2016 -- 12:00 am
News Briefs: y Family Nights set for Fridays in Pa . . . and other items
Peninsula Daily News - ... pounds of refuse during the week of Jan. 18-21 from 35 miles of county roadways, including Old Olympic Highway, Tumwater Truck Route and 18th Street, plus Mount Pleasant, Monroe, Blue Mountain and Little Loop roads. Two television sets were found ... Read more...
Sunday, January 31, 2016 -- 2:20 pm
County discusses options for old Tyson Seafood building
The Olympian - Thurston County's commissioners are trying to decide what to do with the old Tyson Seafood building, bought for $3.8 million in 1998 with the goal of remodeling it into a jail. The building at 3400 Mottman Road SW in Tumwater didn't end up being a viable option for a jail and the county opted to build the Accountability and Restitution Center. Read more...
Friday, January 29, 2016 -- 4:57 pm
Committee restarts work on Capitol Lake solution
The Olympian - ... met Friday to move forward on the Legislature's directive. The collaboration includes the cities of Olympia and Tumwater, the Port of Olympia, Thurston County and the Squaxin Island Tribe. The committee will meet throughout the year and submit a ... Read more...
Friday, January 29, 2016 -- 3:19 pm
'Landmark on the Sound' sold for $14 million; city wants to retain its iconic facade
The Waterland Blog - ... contract - there's two principals." One of them is George Heidgerken who owns the historic Olympia Brewery site in Tumwater and other properties. His partner is a Californian named Eric Brandenburg, active in Silicon Valley investment "who has now ... Read more...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 -- 7:56 pm
Naselle school teams compete in Knowledge Bowl
Wahkiakum County Eagle - ... 26 at Grays Harbor College. The Naselle High School team Meme Team 2015 will compete at an ESD 113 regional meet in Tumwater on February 9. Three 1B schools will advance to the state tournament in Arlington on March 19. Meme Team 2015 is comprised ... Read more...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 -- 6:31 pm
Tumwater wants to buy land for future craft brewing and distilling center
The Olympian - Lacey residents Tom and Bonnie Anderson quench their thirst after a round of golf last July with a sampling of beers from the Top Rung Brewing Company of Lacey. The City of Tumwater is teaming with South Puget Sound Community College to expand the local brewing industry - and benefit businesses like Top Rung - through a proposed Craft Brewing and Distilling Center. Read more...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 -- 6:22 am
Camden: Will charter school a fixa work? Depends who is asked
The Columbian - ... "The Supreme Court keeps moving the goal posts of what we're supposed to achieve, and when." Rep. Chris Reykdal, D-Tumwater, said House Democrats have doubts the court will agree with using Lottery money and may counter with something else. Other ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 -- 6:06 pm
Former Olympia councilwoman joins crowded House race
The Olympian - Now five Democrats are running to succeed Rep. Chris Reykdal, who is running for state schools superintendent. It's one of two open House seats in the heavily Democratic 22nd District that includes Tumwater, Olympia and Lacey. Read more...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 -- 6:05 pm
Volunteer in Paint organizer named ODAa s Volunteer of the Year
The Olympian - ... McMenamin's Spar Cafe, for hosting a fundraiser and donating money to the cause; and BJ's Paint 'n' Place in Tumwater for its paint donations. Ron Thomas of Thomas Architecture Studio was the guest speaker, updating downtown business leaders about ... Read more...
Sunday, January 24, 2016 -- 8:00 pm
Spin Control: Education issues greet East Side business representatives - Sun, 24 Jan 2016 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... "The Supreme Court keeps moving the goal posts of what we're supposed to achieve, and when." Rep. Chris Reykdal, D-Tumwater, said House Democrats have doubts the court will agree with using Lottery money and may counter with something else. Other ... Read more...
Thursday, January 21, 2016 -- 6:10 pm
2015 strong for South Sound housing market
The Olympian - Broker Leslie Center, owner of Thunderbird Real Estate, talks to first-time home buyer Nicole Boatright, an assistant nutrition program director with Clover Park School District, during inspection of a two-bedroom home in Tumwater which she is buying on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. Broker Leslie Center, owner of Thunderbird Real Estate, and home inspector Bill Ryan of Boggs Inspection Service help first-time home buyer Nicole Boatright, an assistant nutrition program director for Clover Park School District, during inspection of a two-bedroom home in Tumwater on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. Read more...
Thursday, January 21, 2016 -- 10:38 am
I-90 Snoqualmie Pass closed until further notice
KREM-TV Spokane - WSDOT says the closure will continue until conditions change. WSDOT's eastern Washington Twitter feed said as of 6:30 a.m. Thursday US 2 is closed between milepost 84 and milepost 99 -- Tumwater Canyon to Coles Corner -- due to high avalanche danger. Read more...

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