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Before volunteering his time with the Long-Term Care Ombudsman program for Washington, Paul Tosch said he had a lot to learn about how people grow old in the state. He and his wife, Trudy, felt a … more
Chinook and coho salmon returns to the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery have been higher than expected, leading the Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife to increase retention limits on those fish … more
Centralia is hosting the 10th annual Borst Park Drive-Thru Light Display this year which will include many colorful and animated light displays with some new ones being added this year. The … more
County commissioners chose Kyle Markstrom to fill the third seat of the Port of Centralia on Wednesday in a 2-1 vote, after Commissioners Julie Shaffley and Peter Lahmann failed to come to a … more
Centralia College announced this week that starting Dec. 1 it will eliminate fees to apply for graduation and to take college placement tests. The change is intended to be permanent and aimed at … more
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and its fishery managers invite the public to attend a virtual town hall to discuss plans for the 2021 coastal steelhead fishing season from 5-7 p.m. on … more
The Lewis County Public Utility District approved a rate increase of 1.9 percent during  Tuesday morning’s board of commissioners meeting. The new rates will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2021.Each … more
When schools statewide were initially closed in March, Rochester High School drama teacher Doug West recalled dismissing the cast of “Harvey Girls” thinking opening night of May 1 was still … more
The Lewis County Rotary Foundation and United Way of Lewis County are celebrating the one-year anniversary of the founding of the local chapter of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library this … more
The Centralia Salvation Army Corps began one of its longtime holiday season traditions last week: the Angel Tree program, where donated gifts go into the hands of children whose families are in … more
Tenino Young-At-Heart Theatre artistic director Isaac McKenzieSullivan said he knew when they made the decision to cancel this year’s performance because of COVID-19 that it was the right decision … more
Centralia’s Annual Lighted Tractor Parade, to be held at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, was canceled on Monday due to the recent state orders to limit outdoor gathering to five people or … more
With 2,000 ballots left to count as of Friday, Nov. 13, two-term Lacey City Councilman Michael Steadman has conceded to Independent incumbent Gary Edwards in the race for Thurston County Commissioner … more
 Although the Fox Theatre is not quite ready to open, Executive Director Scott Stolarz said that Fox will still be providing community entertainment through high-quality live-streamed concerts while … more
Ahead of Election Day, political observers were expecting a nail-biting congressional race in Southwest Washington. Democrats had a champion in Carolyn Long, the constitutional law professor … more
It took dozens of park rangers, searchers, doctors and nurses, but Michael Knapinski, who became lost amid freezing, whiteout conditions in Mount Rainier National Park last weekend, was brought back … more
The Friends of Seminary Hill Natural Area group had to cancel many of their annual events this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic so they created an event where individuals could social distance while … more
Centralia’s annual Lighted Tractor Parade will be held on Dec. 12, this time at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds instead of downtown Centralia. The event will take the shape of a drive-through … more
The next regular board meeting of the Lewis Public Transportation Benefit Area (Twin Transit) is scheduled to be held virtually at 8 a.m. on Nov. 24.To access the meeting, call 1-509-824-1900 and … more
As the Army Corps works to finalize its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the proposed dam in the Chehalis River, the Chehalis River Basin Flood Control Zone District is planning to formally … more
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