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Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 5:04 pm
Royals tennis sends doubles team to districts under new coach
Kent Reporter - For the first time in 13 years, a girls tennis doubles team from Kent-Meridian High School is heading to the district tournament. Karissa Vongkhamchanh and Gheremie Icban will represent the Royals at the Class 4A West Central District 3 tournament Friday and Saturday in Tumwater. Read more...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 -- 8:10 pm
State workers hold 'unity breaks' to protest wages
KOMO News - ... the state legislature, were short and done on the worker's own time. At the Labor and Industries headquarters in Tumwater a crowd of a hundred workers chanted, "respect, respect, respect." To these state workers respect comes in the form of a pay ... Read more...
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 -- 12:42 am
Walkathon goal: Get kids college-ready
HeraldNet - ... to walk, donating any amount. 'I was a first-generation college student, ' the 44-year-old Kraemer said. Raised in Tumwater, he earned bachelor's and master's degrees in social work from the University of Washington. 'There's a perception, almost ... Read more...
Friday, May 1, 2015 -- 10:28 am
Briefs: Snohomish County shops to participate in 'yarn crawl'
HeraldNet - ... Day ceremony at 2 p.m. April 28 at the Department of Labor and Industries main building, 7273 Linderson Way SW, Tumwater. Surviving family members, friends and co-workers are invited to attend, and the event is open to the public. Many of the 89 ... Read more...
Friday, May 1, 2015 -- 12:21 am
Briefs: Snohomish County shops to participate in a yarn crawla
HeraldNet - ... Day ceremony at 2 p.m. April 28 at the Department of Labor and Industries main building, 7273 Linderson Way SW, Tumwater. Surviving family members, friends and co-workers are invited to attend, and the event is open to the public. Many of the 89 ... Read more...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 -- 3:41 am
In Our View / Worker Memorial Day: Shared duty for worker safety
HeraldNet - ... Worker Memorial Day ceremony in a small garden outside the offices of the Department of Labor & Industries in Tumwater honored the memories of those who had died in 2014. But it also served as a call to action and presence of mind for workers, ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 -- 7:46 am
Tumwater voters approve highest sales tax in county
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Early special election results show that Tumwater approved a tax hike that will give it the title of highest sales tax in Thurston county. The Olympian newspaper reports that 68 percent of Tumwater voters approved an increase in the local sales tax by 0.2 percentage points for 10 years. Read more...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 -- 11:15 pm
State hosts memorial to honor those killed at work
KOMO News - Two people near and dear to the KOMO family were among the 89 people honored Tuesday at Washington's worker memorial in Tumwater. Photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Pfitzner died after KOMO's news helicopter, Air 4, crashed last year just after taking off near Seattle Center. Read more...
Monday, April 27, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Fallen workers to be honored Tuesday at Department of Labor & Industries ceremony
Peninsula Daily News - ... Day ceremony at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will be at L&I's main building in Tumwater, 7273 Linderson Way S.W. The ceremony will include a reading of the names of the workers who died, accompanied by bell ringers from ... Read more...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 -- 4:10 pm
Justice for Wolfy? Cruelty charges filed against men who tortured, killed dog
Examiner.com - ... reveal that Leatherman lied about who shot the dog, first stating that the dog was killed by a homeless person from Tumwater, Washington. Afterward, the owner admitted that he was worried about implicating his friend, Jeffery Gavin, who had actually ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Kayaker hospitalized after Dungeness Spit trip discharged from Seattle facility
Peninsula Daily News - ... Monday. Kelley was one of seven members of an outdoor adventure club from Mountain View Church of the Nazarene in Tumwater who planned the kayak excursion that included lunch at the Dungeness Lighthouse. Although the morning was calm, conditions ... Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Port Angeles City Council to weigh grant funding for suicide barriers ...
Peninsula Daily News - City Council members will consider giving Councilwoman Cherie Kidd the go-ahead to seek grant funding for suicide barriers on the Eighth Street bridges when the council meets Tuesday. The council is scheduled to vote on a resolution that would have Kidd, a former mayor, lead the search for money "to seek a grant or grants that provide 100 percent funding for installation of an augmented safety railing system" for the two spans, which stretch across the Tumwater Truck Route and the Valley Creek gorge. Read more...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 -- 12:26 am
Kokanee starting to bite in Lake Stevens
HeraldNet - ... said, will open the following Wednesday, May 13, instead. The state Fish and Wildlife Commission, meeting in Tumwater last week, adopted relatively generous big game hunting rules for the upcoming season. The new rules expanded hunting opportunities ... Read more...
Saturday, April 11, 2015 -- 9:46 pm
Garfield’s Isabelle Olive posts impressive 1,600 time at Tacoma Invitational
Seattle Times - Garfield's Isabelle Olive, left, who came in second, runs against Berhanie Knutzen of Tumwater in the Girls 1600 Meter Run during the Tacoma Invitational track and field meet on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Lincoln Bowl. Brenna Peloquin of Gig Harbor won in 5:02.34 minutes, with Olive following in second place at 5:07.81. Read more...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 -- 6:02 pm
Commission to take action on hunting rules
Wahkiakum County Eagle - The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to take action on proposed changes to state hunting rules for deer, elk, upland birds and other game species at a public meeting April 9-10 in Tumwater. Proposals for the 2015 hunting season include adding two days to the modern firearms season for mule deer, shifting to a later start for the archery elk season and doubling the amount of spring bear permits available in northeast Washington. Read more...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 -- 4:22 pm
Will there be justice? Haunting case of starved, shot dog referred to prosecutor
Examiner.com - ... that Wolfy's owner lied about who shot the dog, first stating that the dog was killed by a homeless person from Tumwater, Washington. Afterward, the owner admitted that he was worried about implicating his friend, who had actually killed Wolfy. ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Washington House, Senate higher ed budgets at odds - Wed, 01 Apr 2015 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... where a vote scheduled for Tuesday was postponed. "We don't have enough votes for it," said Rep. Chris Reykdal, D-Tumwater, who serves on the committee. "We think it is a promise that is difficult to fulfill long-term." By limiting how much colleges ... Read more...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -- 10:52 am
50-year-old Tumwater man killed in 1-vehicle crash along I-5
KOMO News - A 50-year-old Tumwater man was killed early Wednesday when his pickup veered off Interstate 5 and plunged down an embankment, the Washington State Patrol reports. State troopers responded to the scene, about two miles south of the Highway 510 interchange near Lacey, at about 5:50 a.m. after receiving reports of a serious crash. Read more...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 -- 2:31 pm
Local Veteran Kenneth Bartells Opens Fresh Coat of Olympia
PRWeb - ... color design consultations, and detailed quotes. Bartells' Fresh Coat Painters franchise serves Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater, DuPont, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Yelm and the surrounding South Puget Sound communities. Prior to opening Fresh Coat of ... Read more...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Port Angeles police: Bridge cameras would have helped in determining circumstances of suicide
Peninsula Daily News - ... bridges. A city worker found the west Port Angeles resident's body under the south viewpoint of the 100-foot-tall Tumwater truck route span at about 8:15 a.m. March 3. Shortess fell to her death in what police said was an apparent suicide about five ... Read more...

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