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Residents of Packwood and the surrounding area filled every vacant seat in the Packwood Community Hall Tuesday evening, pulling out extra chairs and finding places to stand when all the pre-arranged … more
When students at Rochester High School started the school year this week, they had some new selections at their school library. Doug and Elizabeth West, the duo behind the high school’s … more
The Goat Rocks Wilderness Fire roughly 7 miles northeast of Packwood has grown to 80 acres.  While fire activity has been subdued since the fire grew in size Friday, officials with the U.S. … more
In 2026, America will celebrate its 250th birthday. Ahead of that, the Veterans Memorial Museum in Chehalis is trying to drum up excitement around the history of the nation’s fight for … more
The first Tenino Railroad Day is coming up on Sept. 17 and will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony that will signal the reopening of a caboose at the Tenino Depot Museum. The caboose has been … more
The still developing story of Olympia teen Gabriel Davies began with fear last week: The 16-year-old athlete was reported missing, last seen in a remote area of Thurston County. After a search and … more
The 16-year-old Olympia boy whose disappearance launched a two-day search in South Thurston County this week has been arrested on charges of murder, burglary and unlawful possession of a firearm, … more
An encampment at the end of Centralia’s Eckerson Road with a regularly-fluctuating population of people experiencing homelessness was the backdrop for a tour of elected and appointed officials … more
With almost half its funding for the next four years on the line, the West Thurston Regional Fire Authority has decided to place its maintenance and operation levy proposal on the November ballot. … more
Investigators located a missing 16-year-old Olympia High School football player late Thursday evening after an extensive two-day search. Gabriel Davies of Olympia was found at 10 p.m. on the 13600 … more
The stigma surrounding drug overdoses makes it difficult for survivors, the loved ones of those who died from an overdose and the community at large to discuss and address the myriad of emotions … more
A Centralia man has been charged with second-degree arson for allegedly starting fires — including a brush fire that burned 12.5 acres in northern Centralia — on Saturday.   A … more
Norma Szabo grew up playing at Westside Park. Today, she is its neighbor. Szabo has watched generations of families enjoy the small green space in Chehalis’ Westside neighborhood. In recent … more
A fire that burned 13 acres and led to nearby roads and Interstate 5 being closed for nearly five hours Thursday is considered “potentially suspicious,” a West Thurston Fire official told … more
A brush fire in Grand Mound quickly developed into a wall of smoke pouring over Interstate 5 due to dry, windy conditions on Thursday evening. At around 6:22 p.m., West Thurston Fire Authority … more
On June 24, 1947, Idaho-based pilot Kenneth Arnold took off from the Chehalis airport on what was supposed to be a simple business trip to Yakima.  That routine flight made history when … more
Drug abuse and its consequences have been an issue in this country for decades. But newer, much more potent forms of the drugs many people saw in years past are posing even deadlier dangers to users. … more
While the causes and long-term solutions of increased litter in Lewis County are debatable for various groups involved, they agree on one thing: volunteers can play a role in taking out the … more
The rodeo has long been a staple event of Lewis County’s Southwest Washington Fair, but this year’s bucking broncs and bulls, cowboys and cowgirls participated in the first National … more
Joseph and Mary (Roundtree) Borst, the builders of the Borst Home, a historic centerpiece of Fort Borst Park in Centralia, have long been celebrated by local historians for their influence on the … more
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