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Thursday, Sept. 23 Senior Lunches The Yelm Adult Community Center will hold its weekly lunches at 11:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays through Fridays. Senior Services for the South Sound operates the … more
Yelm Community Schools and the Rainier School District have been working to track their employees to make sure their staff is in compliance with a statewide mandate that requires all school employees … more
Yelm Community Schools and the Yelm Education Association agreed upon a three-year collective bargaining agreement this fall, with a 97 percent ratification. Brian Wharton, superintendent of Yelm … more
Incumbent Holly Smith and her general election challenger Steffen Burney will face off on Tuesday, Nov. 2 for the Yelm City Council Position No. 4 seat. The candidates detailed their position on … more
Last week, students from Lacamas and McKenna elementary schools participated in camp activities at Cascades Camp and Conference Center in the Bald Hills. Years ago, Yelm Community Schools worked … more
Lorraine Loomis, the chair of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission (NIFC) and the Swinomish fisheries manager, died Aug. 10 at the age of 81. Loomis became the fisheries manager for the … more
Yelm’s first Fall Harvest Festival will bring autumn-themed activities for the whole family to Yelm City Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25. There will be more than 100 vendors … more
Sirens - Yelm Police Department Wallet Stolen in Vehicle Prowl Yelm police officers responded to a vehicle prowl and theft call on Monday, Sept. 13. According to a police report, a man drove … more
Thurston County Public Health and Social Services reported 11 new COVID-19 deaths in the county during the period of Sept. 13-19. The reported deaths included men and women in the age range of 60 … more
The Washington State Council of County and City Employees (WSCCCE) recently drafted a letter to Yelm officials asking for a third-party consultant to investigate sexual harassment allegations levied … more
Thurston County Sheriff’s Office awarded Thurston County Deputy Andrea Moore, 35, of Yelm, with a lifesaving award and Purple Heart medal at a ceremony on Friday, Sept. 17, for her work in … more
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, announced a $1 million federal grant for the Lacey MakerSpace in Thurston County from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development … more
Thurston County Public Health and Social Services reported a toxic algae bloom at Lake Lawrence on Friday, Sept. 17. Lake Lawrence’s lab results for microcystins showed a toxin level of … more
Providence’s two Southwest Washington hospitals reported their highest single-day death toll due to COVID-19 on Friday. Between Centralia and St. Peter hospitals, 10 individuals — all … more
A Yelm man has been charged for allegedly breaking into a Michael’s Distribution Center in Centralia on Wednesday, damaging employees’ vehicles with a blade and threatening two employees … more
Mount Rainier National Park has lifted its parkwide fire ban after consultation with federal fire management officials.   Campfires will be permitted at the park’s three … more
A Pierce County man accused of robbing the Chehalis Home Depot in January was arrested early Saturday morning following a 100 mph police chase on northbound Interstate 5 between Winlock and … more
After five years of labor, Roy resident Beth Stock has reopened the historic Roy Bar and Grill under the new name, “The Place In Roy.” Built in 1926, the building was originally used … more
The Yelm water tower’s new paint job is less than a month old and the project had to overcome multiple barriers and obstacles to be completed. Spearheaded by Yelm Arts Commissioner Steve … more
Keith Yates, of Yelm, will be running a 100-mile footrace in Arizona with the hopes of raising funds for Yelm Prairie Christian Center’s food bank. The race, which takes place along the … more
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