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To Winlock residents and city officials who had been inside the Winlock Haunted Hostel, Hotel and B&B in recent years, the fire that engulfed the building on Nov. 8 was tragic and terrifying, but … more
The 72nd annual Santa Parade is on Saturday in Downtown Chehalis. The parade’s theme will be “The Night Before Christmas.”  Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce Director … more
As Mary Oliver once wrote, the wild goose’s call is “harsh and exciting.” The phrase also aptly described the fanfare of the trumpeter swan, which can be heard from miles away, … more
Another month has passed since Aron Christensen and his dog, Buzzo, were found dead on a hiking trail near Walupt Lake in East Lewis County.  With no clear answers yet on what happened to the … more
Mistletoe Tree Farm is only open as a u-cut Christmas tree seller for 10 days out of the year, but each of those days is packed with families coming to the rural Chehalis farm from across the region … more
Two or three households are displaced after a support beam in an apartment building on North Rock Street caught fire Friday morning.  Firefighters with the Riverside Fire Authority and the … more
Ask someone who was there when Centralia College began offering four-year degrees 10 years ago and they often remember feeling a little like they were in uncharted territory. The state had only … more
When it comes to holiday donations, most people think of toy drives, but children aren’t the only ones in need of support. The Lewis-Mason-Thurston Area Agency on Aging assists seniors and … more
Bell-ringers from the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign outside stores have long been a cheery sign of the holidays.  This week, they’ve returned to the entrances of Walmart in … more
The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a false report of an active shooter at Rochester High School that caused law enforcement to evacuate the school Tuesday … more
Piano virtuoso Charlie Albright performed for attendees gathered in the Corbet Theatre Friday evening for a “Classical Christmas Fundraiser Concert,” with proceeds going to the Charlie … more
With a dry November, not even previous rainfall or below-freezing temperatures could stop a swell of over a dozen fires across Western Washington, according to the Washington Department of Natural … more
This year, historic downtown Centralia will welcome thousands of tourists and shoppers to participate in festive events, shopping and dining this holiday season. This year’s theme? Twisted … more
Looking to add some literal life to your holiday event?  With Christmas a little over a month away, the Twisted Holly Reindeer Ranch in Rochester is offering reindeer rentals for events … more
Working 9 to 5 on the Dolly Parton Imagination Library for three years to get books in the hands of children from birth to age 5 has paid off for local nonprofits: More than 2,600 Lewis County kids … more
The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office has released additional information on the officer-involved shooting in South Thurston County that ended with one suspect dead and another injured on … more
What remains of the Winlock Haunted Hostel was barricaded behind caution tape and a chain link fence this week as the City of Winlock continues working on plans to demolish the now-unstable historic … more
An online undercover operation in Lewis County by the Washington State Patrol’s Missing Exploited Children Task Force, in collaboration with several local and federal partners, culminated this … more
Nearly 200 people, both veterans and their families, packed the upstairs conference room at the Veterans Memorial Museum in Chehalis on Friday afternoon to celebrate both Veterans Day and the … more
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