As Filing Week got underway Monday, a few races locally saw candidates step up to challenge incumbents.
This year’s FFA marketing team and a student who competed in the prepared public speaking contest will head to nationals in Indianapolis in October after taking first place at the state competition last weekend.
Each Tuesday at Rainier Elementary, students can be found working in twos or threes, muttering to each other, problem solving and creating little Lego robots.
An invitation to bid has been released from Tenino for the construction of the Veteran’s Memorial Wall that will be located in Tenino City Park. Bids are due by May 18 and construction is to begin by June 1.
Tenino City Council recently elected to make its streets safe for everyone, no matter their preferred form of transportation, by adopting a Complete Street policy.
Adam Cornwall must have a golden goose hidden in his tuba, because he’s received $10,000 in grant money for the 2017-2018 school year for his music classes at Rainier High School.
On Tuesday, Yelm City Council and members of the community discussed the proposed acquisition of the vacant building, formerly home to Fairpoint Communications for the relocation of City Hall.
In a legislative update Tuesday to the Yelm Area Chamber of Commerce, state Rep. Andrew Barkis R-Olympia said his main concern is the housing crisis.