Utility crews will be trimming trees located near power lines between mileposts 13 and 14.5 on State Route 510 in Yelm starting Nov. 4, according to a news release from the Washington State Department of Transportation.
The Interstate 5 crossing at the Nisqually River will need to be fixed due to “coastal squeezing” and ecological issues, and stakeholders estimate the project could cost at least $4 billion in order to prevent “Chehalis level” flooding on the heavily-trafficked interstate.
A bit more than a year ago — a mere blip in time — Yelm High School student Cassandra Hyder had just finished showing her Texel cross breed lamb at the August 2019 Thurston County Fair.
A Southwest Washington farming collective is selling boxes of diverse, hearty winter produce grown at local farms within Thurston, Lewis and Grays Harbor counties.
With some early storms already here and full-fledged winter fast approaching, now is the time for travelers to make sure they’re prepared for winter driving, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.
With an improved weather window, search teams in Mount Rainier National Park resumed ground-based search operations early Sunday, Oct. 25, for missing hiker, Dr. Sam Dubal, according to a press release from the park.
Lewis County residents are fortunate to have a rich history of their county penned by historian Sandra Crowell — “The Land Called Lewis” — published in 2007.
A 30-year-old Rainier man was booked into Thurston County Jail after he sped away from police officers, going speeds upwards of 97 miles per hour and later blowing a .152 blood-alcohol level when stopped by police.