Special Reports
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A family of five, including three children, died in a house fire in rural Thurston County early Saturday morning. To view video coverage from King 5 News, to read and watch more, click … more
The Nisqually Indian Tribe proposed building a facility on a 53,660-square-foot parcel at 3663 Pacific Avenue SE during apresubmission conference with the the Olympia Site Plan Review Committee … more
Festivities in Focus | Celebrants dance, reflect through Kwanzaa A NAAM gathering on the fourth day of the secular pan-African holiday honored the principle of Ujamma, or cooperative … more
“This is the first chance I’ve had to volunteer to lay the Coast Guard wreath,” Petty Officer First Class Scott Calhoon, US Coast Guard, stated at a chilly Wreaths Across America … more
Donna Green hit her breaking point last summer, six months into her job as the top administrator at the Northwest School of Innovative Learning, or SOIL. more
The ballots from yesterday’s general election are being tallied, and the Thurston County Auditor’s office is posting unofficial results.  more
Tenino Depot Museum Pioneer Village- Depot MuseumJuly 22 10:00am-4:00pm, July 23 10:00am-5:00pm, July 24 11:00am-3:00pm Do you enjoy making antler jewelry, apple cider, making, blacksmithing, … more
At Aki Kurose Middle School, Roderick Patel’s son Ezra, 5, sat quietly on his dad’s lap, eyes fixed on an animation on a phone, as he bared an arm for his first shot of COVID-19 … more
October 14, 2021 -- As Kate Hendricks Thomas sat one night with her second-grade son Matthew, he placed his hands on the table as if he were an adult girding up for an important … more
It's local election season, and we're all trying to figure out who to vote for and support.  Local elections are, in many ways, the most important elections. Our local governments have the … more
Veterans seeking healthcare won’t have to travel to American Lake for many services after this Mon., Aug. 16, when the new VA Olympia Outpatient Clinic opens its doors to in-person … more
Laura was afraid her autistic son, Nathan, would accidentally kill himself. After a brain injury, the 13-year-old had begun setting fires in their house and had climbed onto the roof. Unable to find … more
Too hot? Here is a list of "Cooling centers" -- locations open to the public along with their operating hours and Intercity Transit routes to get you there. Lacey Timberland Library500 College … more
This weekly report covers single-family home sales in Thurston County over the past week. There were 118 sales completed from Sunday, July 11, through Saturday, July 17, 2021. The median sales … more
This weekly report covers single-family home sales in Thurston County over the past week.  There were 93 sales completed from Sunday, July 4, through Saturday, July 10, 2021. The median sales … more
This is the first weekly report covering single-family home sales in Thurston County.  It covers the 50 sales completed from Sun., Jan. 10 through Sat., Jan. 16, 2020. Median price of these … more
Valery Roseus remembers the day when a staff member called a meeting at Capital Academy, a residential youth institution in New Jersey where he had lived for a time as a foster child under the care … more
For more than two hours, a foster youth who had just been shipped by Washington state officials to a privately run Iowa group home was held down by three staffers, his wrists and heels painfully … more
Are you a veteran in need of help? Having trouble finding the information or services you need? Thanks to the vision of the City of Lacey and support from Thurston County, the South Puget Sound … more
OLYMPIA – When Olympia Police Officer Tiffany Coates’ cruiser rolled into a gun shop parking lot, she knew dozens of armed men were waiting for her. She wasn’t … more
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