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Where many groups of elementary school students in their last day assembly might be itching to get out and enjoy summer break, the Tiny Tigers at Fords Prairie Elementary School in Centralia on … more
Contrary to their name, the U.S. Rake Force doesn’t often use rakes when it clears excess fuel out of overgrown forests to reduce the threat of wildfire. Instead, they deploy goats. The … more
Mountain goats and their kids were visible from the Johnston Ridge Observatory at Mount St. Helens this Wednesday evening as the observatory closed for the night after its second day open in three … more
Under an overcast sky on Monday morning, about 200 people gathered around the flagpole at Claquato Cemetery to honor those who have lost their lives serving the United States in the armed forces. … more
The staff at Woodland Village in Chehalis works to make sure the seniors who reside there are always the center of attention. But on Thursday afternoon, a group of furry visitors stole the show. … more
“Into The Woods” was supposed to be presented at Centralia College two years ago but its premiere was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the wait was not her choice, director Emmy … more
Many have encountered a small-town community theater actor who says they’re destined to perform on the world stage, but it’s not every day those dreams become reality. Former Tenino … more
Scooter Town runs like any typical town. Hard-working employees man the drive-thrus at restaurants, the coffee shop and the bank. Police and firefighters patrol the streets. Citizens run errands … more
As she enters the examination room with her patient and the door closes behind her, Dr. Jennifer Polley steps into a space she considers sacred. Thirty years ago, Polley was a founding member of … more
When Chehalis resident Dave Smith, 61, was a kid, riding a bicycle felt a lot like freedom. Now he spends his retirement working at the Hub City Bike Shop in downtown Centralia to help extend … more
In presenting “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at the Evergreen Playhouse, director Rich Garrett wanted to create a true ensemble piece that challenged what most people think of … more
On Tuesday at noon, or 9 p.m. in Poland, Twin Cities Rotary Club members and other Rotarians throughout the state met with several Rotarians in Poland, living about 19 miles from the Ukraine-Poland … more
The Miss Lewis County program came back this year after a pandemic hiatus, just in time to crown a new titleholder for the scholarship pageant’s 60th anniversary. Miss Lewis County 2022 is … more
When faced with the choice of selling one of the hottest cars on the planet, or using it to help the community, for I-5 Cars, the choice was easy For several years, the locally-owned auto group … more
You might see them this weekend. Team Rubicon — clad in their iconic gray shirts — will be out this weekend helping clean up after last week’s severe flooding displaced dozens … more
“Seven swans a-swimming, six geese a-laying … four calling birds, three french hens, two turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree.” The 12 days of Christmas gifts are 41.6% … more
By Isabel Vander Stoep isabel@chronline.com An independent movie filmed in Lewis County, featuring notable Centralia and Chehalis locations, is now streamable on Amazon.com and will soon have a … more
Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a two-part series focused on pioneer cemeteries. Look for the final installment in Thursday’s edition.   When Mel Canfield heard a … more
Bucoda, or BOO-coda during the month of October, claims to be the “World's Tiniest Town with the Biggest Halloween Spirit.” As one of the many events supporting its claim in the … more
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