First ballot counts from the Tuesday general election show some local candidates winning by wide and narrow margins.
With “Puget Sound Orca Recovery Day” fast approaching, the Nisqually Land Trust announced three major projects designed to protect nearly two miles of Puget Sound and estuary shoreline.
Thurston County residents must pay their second half property taxes by Oct. 31, county treasurer Jeff Gadman said in a reminder Tuesday.
In Washington law, a well in rural areas didn’t used to have to have water rights. Each new well was also allowed to draw 5,000 gallons a day from the aquifer.
Tenino resident Lori Holt will be among the 11 grocery baggers competing Oct. 25 in Spokane for the title of Best Bagger in Washington State and the right to represent the state at the 2019 National Grocers Association Best Bagger Championship in February.
Do you have an idea of what you would like to see in a new courthouse and civic center? Come an open house and give feedback on your experiences and perspective of the current courthouse and tell Thurston County what you would like to see in the new courthouse and civic center on Oct. 15-16,…
Efforts by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to secure state capital for a large-scale Mazama pocket gopher mitigation project in Thurston County appear to be on the funding bubble as budget talks begin to take shape in the state legislature.
As residents throughout Southwest Washington wonder if their local library is on the verge of closure, the Timberland Regional Library system is ramping up its public outreach amid concerns over transparency.
Fall is here, which means school, football and … flu. Flu illness has begun circulating in Washington communities and flu vaccine is now widely available to protect everyone in the family throughout the season.
Today, at a business meeting of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell — the committee’s top Democrat — secured passage of her bipartisan Wildfire Management Technology Advancement Act. The bill passed through committee unanimously.
Travelers who use Interstate 5 in south Pierce County can look forward to additional lanes and new overpasses. Beginning in October, design-build contractor Atkinson Construction will begin work to replace the Berkeley Street and Thorne Lane overpasses, and widen I-5 from milepost 120 near J…