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Yelm Community Schools (YCS) is facing a challenging situation after its measure to replace the education and operations levy failed in the Feb. 13 special election.   Unofficial results on … more
The championship aspirations of two Yelm wrestlers came true when Madisyn Erickson, 120 pounds, and Jonah Smith, 285, ascended the top of the podium at Mat Classic XXXV this past weekend. Both went … more
The Yelm High School Drama Club’s spring musical explores a journey from the Jungle of Nool near the River Waloo to the town of Whoville.   The club’s first production of the … more
In case of a major power failure in the city, the Yelm Community Center can be used for emergency services or other purposes after the Yelm City Council approved a contract to provide solar at the … more
A man and a woman were arrested late Monday, Feb. 19., near Morris Road in Yelm on suspicion of driving under the influence, the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) posted on Facebook. … more
One person was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after the driver crashed their vehicle into a pole at the intersection of Longmire Street Southeast and 100th Avenue Southeast in … more
After some deliberation, the Yelm City Council approved, on Tuesday, Feb. 13, a new “simple-majority” method of voting to fill the vacant Position 4 seat following Holly Smith’s … more
For the first time, Yelm will host the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Pacific Regional Meeting.   During the three-day event, which began Wednesday, Feb. 21, through … more
Rainier School District received strong support from community members in the Feb. 13 special election as taxpayers approved two separate levies in the district. The two levies — … more
Standing Room Only (SRO) Theater, a Yelm based community-led theater group, is finding its stride post-COVID. The organization has held two events since early December and aims to continue bringing … more
Thursday, Feb. 22 Taste of the Prairie — Jim Bob’s Chuck Wagon People who make a purchase at Jim Bob’s Chuck Wagon on Thursday, Feb. 22, will have a portion of the … more
A threatening voicemail left to a staff member at Mill Pond Elementary in Yelm, Monday, Feb. 19, was deemed a hoax, according to school district officials.  In a post on Yelm Community … more
With help from law enforcement agencies across the state, Thurston County Narcotics Task Force seized drugs, firearms, cash and vehicles that stemmed from a cartel operation. Thurston County … more
Joe Kent, a Republican 3rd Congressional District candidate, believes the Yelm and Rainier communities are a crucial factor in his second attempt running for a seat in the U.S. House of … more
Family, friends, classmates and teammates gathered in the Yelm High School commons on Wednesday, Feb. 7, to celebrate six college-bound Tornados, who signed their national letters of intent (NLI) to … more
The City of Yelm and Bloodworks Northwest are teaming up to host a blood drive to provide for patients throughout the Pacific Northwest and address a blood supply shortage as February marks American … more
The City of Yelm is now taking applicants for its 2024 Lodging Tax Funding Program. Applications are due at 5 p.m. March 1, to be considered for funding, which is gathered through lodging taxes from … more
As the City of Yelm’s annual mushball tournament continues to be successful each summer, the Parks and Recreation Department wants to introduce another athletic activity to residents: kickball. … more
Yelm City Councilor Holly Smith is vacating her seat nearly three years after being initially appointed to the position. Smith was appointed to her Position No. 4 seat in May of 2021 and was … more
After the departure of Councilor Rachel Chavez last month, the Roy City Council is searching for someone to fill position No. 1. During its Monday, Feb. 13, meeting, councilors interviewed Roy … more
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