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The circumstances of Aron Christensen’s untimely death and the questions surrounding the subsequent investigation have irrevocably linked the Portland man’s name to Lewis County.   … more
With the failure of the Centralia School District’s levy all but certain days before election certification, the Centralia School Board held a special meeting Wednesday to take the first steps … more
The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office plans to book three teens into juvenile detention for first-degree robbery and murder following the Wednesday night shooting death of a worker at a Toledo area … more
Editor’s Note: This story contains descriptions of a dog that was killed along with details about forensic necropsy and other information readers may find disturbing. New evidence in the … more
Evergreen Playhouse’s spring musical, “Tuck Everlasting,” is a whimsical tale bursting with bright colors, fun songs and quirky characters.  Beneath that surface, however, … more
Travelers who enjoy the scenic, tree-lined stretch of highway leading to the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument will have access to the upper reaches once it reopens this week. At noon … more
When the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted supply chains of food, residents could more clearly see the value of local resources, said Aslan Meade, director of strategic alliances for the Thurston County … more
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday that he will not run for reelection, setting up a wide-open 2024 gubernatorial race that will have ripple effects all down the ballot. Inslee, a … more
A man is dead and a woman is in critical condition following a collision between a motorcycle and a pickup truck at the intersection of West Pear and South Pearl streets in Centralia on Friday, April … more
Poor academic performance aside, one Centralia College attendee has been causing grief for the school’s neighbors.  It’s a beaver. The creature has built its dam where China Creek … more
Disappointment was the prevailing emotion in the Centralia School District office boardroom during the board’s discussion of the levy on Wednesday. At the time, the district’s … more
The past two weeks have been a roller coaster of emotions for Rochester High School robotics program members.  Competing in the SkillsUSA Washington robotics urban search and rescue … more
The replacement levy for the Centralia School District is failing as of the most recent updated ballot counts from Thurston and Lewis counties, both of which the school district falls into. On … more
A Monday night event featured a refugee of Nazi Germany, the creator of a famous advertising campaign and a graduate of W.F. West High School — but the event only had one speaker. Barbara … more
The replacement levy for the Centralia School District was failing by less than 300 votes after the initial tally was released by the Lewis County Auditor’s Office on Tuesday … more
Excursion steam trains may again chug through Chehalis this summer due to a possible upcoming partnership between Chehalis-Centralia Railroad and Museum (CCRM) and the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad … more
Citing “obvious” errors in the investigation, the Lewis County Prosecutor’s Office this month decided not to press felony charges against Ethan M. Asbach, 20, of Tenino, the primary … more
In 1998, the first time congregants from Westminster Presbyterian Church visited the Synod of Livingstonia in Malawi, a chapter of the Church of Central Africa Presbytery, the mission was to lend … more
Newer is never better in downtown Centralia’s antique row. At ground zero in the downtown shopping area, Dominic and Kathleen Ayala, new owners of Emporium Ayala, said the new business mission will be similar to the old: to repurpose and reuse secondhand nostalgia of yesteryear. Last month, the couple took ownership of the two-story, 7,500-square-foot antique and furniture shop formerly known as Ayala Brothers Furniture.  more
The Lewis County Coroner’s Office is among the county agencies under fire for how the investigation into the August deaths of Aron Christensen, 49, of Portland and his puppy, Buzzo, were … more
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