A 28-year-old Seatac woman was injured and transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital after a single-vehicle crash on state Route 507 between Tenino and Rainier late Saturday night, according to the Washington State Patrol.
The Yelm City Council, Mayor JW Foster and city staff met with six candidates hoping to fill a council seat left vacant about a month ago by Cody Colt, who is now the city’s Public Works director.
More than 100 people were present at an “out of control” party at a residence near the Four Corners intersection Saturday, May 23. The large crowd dispersed as officers from the Yelm Police Department and the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office arrived.
An infant was critically injured in a fire near Oakville early Monday morning, May 25, and his father suffered burns when he went inside the burning structure to rescue his son, the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office said.
Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series The Nisqually Valley News will publish on the race for Thurston Board of County Commissioners, District No. 1. A total of seven candidates have registered with The Thurston County Auditor’s Office for this seat, and today we’ll be featuri…
Todd Wernet, a longtime firefighter with deep roots in Kitsap County, was named earlier this month as the new fire chief of South Pierce Fire and Rescue. He replaces former chief Lloyd Galey, who reportedly took a position with the Washington State Fire Training Academy in North Bend.
Countyline Shooting Sports is planning to move to Yelm this summer, with bigger plans to merge with an Olympia-area gunsmithing company to eventually build one of the largest publicly accessible indoor gun ranges in the state.
A Yelm man appeared in Thurston County Superior Court for his preliminary hearing Thursday morning after being arrested the night before by Thurston County Sheriff's Office deputies on suspicion of second-degree murder following the death of his wife.
With a declining population and an estimate of just 300 left in the state, the Oregon Vesper Sparrow is struggling to maintain its foothold in Washington and the Pacific Northwest coast, according to a press release from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.