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Washington man accused of killing wife with drug-laced ice cream
'Mr. Ding-a-Ling' ice cream truck driver accused of stalking young girls Judge Patti Walker set Pettis' bond at $1 million, which his defense attorney, Robert Sargent, says is unreasonable because Pettis earned significantly less than indicated in the pretrial findings, which estimated his monthly i
Marijuana store near Lacey searched following complaints of illegal smoking club
If the store is found to have allowed the use of marijuana on the premises, the licensee or licensees could lose their license to operate and may also face criminal charges, according to Brian E. Smith, a spokesman for the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board.
Threat to ‘CHS’ has Olympia school, others on alert
Parents and staff at Capital High School in Olympia woke up Friday to an email from the school’s principal letting them know about a message circulating on social media threatening a shooting at “CHS.”Principal Curtis Cleveringa said the image of a handwritten note shared on Snapchat read: “CHS Scho
Fun things to do in Thurston County this week
Masterworks Choral Ensemble is back with the first concert of its season, “Sacred Elements: Earth, Air, Fire & Water.”The program is based on the key spiritual essences of the four principal elements: earth, air, fire, water. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Washington Center for Perf
Family venues raise concerns about Olympia’s downtown: ‘We’re just in a really bad spot’
Leaders at downtown Olympia venues that cater to families say conditions on the streets are making it harder to bring in visitors.In a letter to the City Council this week, the board of directors at the Puget Sound Estuarium said vandalism, drug use and other problems threaten “the viability of main
Deputies seize meth after domestic violence assault; one in custody
Deputies found 3.29 ounces of meth, roughly 300 miscellaneous pills, baggies, a scale and a fake $20 bill after getting a search warrant.
Community Invited to Lacey Police Chief Pierpoint Retirement Reception - ThurstonTalk
TheCity of Laceyinvites the community to a retirement reception for Police Chief Dusty Pierpoint in recognition of his 33 years of public service to the Lacey Community. The reception will take place Monday, October 29, from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. at The Hub Central, 676 Woodland Square Loop SE, Lacey.
In a Convicted Drug Dealer’s House Near Tacoma School: Cocaine, Pot Grow and $23,000
In his home, police said they found more than $23,000, 86 grams of cocaine, a marijuana grow, Testosterone and Viagra pills and items used to make crack cocaine.
7 things to do this weekend: Oct. 19-21
1)Tacoma fun: Holiday Food & Gift Festival– Thursday to Sunday, Oct. 18-21, starting at 10 a.m. daily. This event is at the Tacoma Dome. Attendees can expect entertainment from local performers, as well as a cooking program and other items that will be for sale. 2727 East D Street in Tacoma.Follow t
‘This is my way of keeping them alive in my heart’ Dad brings tragic lessons to Olympia classroom
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- "What I do for a living is communicate with people," said Brad Tower in front of an elementary school class in Olympia. "I actually work to change laws."
Hybrid Cars and EVs Market Professional Survey Report; Industry Growth, Shares, Opportunities and Forecast to 2023 - Chronicle India
TheHybrid Cars and EVs Marketresearch report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state also focuses on the major drivers and restraints for the key players. Hybrid Cars and EVs Industry research report also provides granular analysis of the market share, segmentation, revenue forecas
Man linked to Lacey murder-suicide had history of domestic violence, restraining orders
“She was a great mother. She raised two great children,” said Clint Sullivan, McCarty’s next-door neighbor and landlord.
Salads, pork and chicken products recalled in Washington over salmonella, listeria concerns
A microscopic view of salmonella provided by the CDC. KENT, Wash. - Recalls are in effect in Washington and Oregon for certain products made by companies in Kent and Portland. According to a news release from the U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service, Kent-based Taylor Farms Northwest LLC is recal
Downtown’s rapidly growing tent cities may prompt Olympia to designate camp sites
Officials in Olympia say they are considering designating camping sites for homeless people after watching 250 tents spring up across downtown over the past two months.Most of the tents are clustered in and around city-owned parking lots on Franklin Street Northeast. City Manager Steve Hall called i
You’ve got mail, Lacey: City releases mailer explaining Proposition 1 (But not everyone is happy)
As the November election gets closer, the city of Lacey has released a mailer that explains how Proposition 1 will work. That’s the ballot measure that seeks to create a Metropolitan Park District to raise money for future park investments.A majority of Lacey City Council members support the plan, b
Spanaway father arrested after 11-year-old son's suicide threat
An 11-year old Spanaway boy texted a friend last night that he was going to kill himself. Within an hour, that boy's father was under arrest. Daryl Salhus was booked into the Pierce County Jail Wednesday night on suspicion of resisting arrest and obstruction of justice. He believes law enforcement o
Man charged with murder for death of 15-month-old daughter
Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist charged Matthew T. Gantt, 42, on Oct. 15 with murder in the second degree and tampering with a witness for the death of his 15-month-old daughter, N.G.“Parents have a duty to care for and protect their children,” said Prosecutor Mark Lindquist. “Our office is
Celebrate Halloween with Opening Night of Broadway Olympia’s ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ - ThurstonTalk
Rocky Horroris a cult classic that follows a newly engaged couple who are struck with a flat tire on the way to a visit an old professor. That leads the couple to the castle of alien transvestite scientist, Dr. Frank ’N’ Furter. What starts out as a quest to phone for help turns into a night of misa
State workers evacuated again after 4th bomb threat in 4 weeks
Employees in the state Attorney General’s Office on Clearwater Drive in Tumwater were evacuated Wednesday morning, marking the fourth time in the past four weeks that a bomb threat has targeted a state office building, according to Tumwater police.The bomb threats began Sept. 26 and since have been
Tacoma foster child sent to out-of-state institution says ‘it was a nightmare’
A report released Wednesday by the advocacy groupDisability Rights Washington(DRW) details a little-known practice within Washington state’s child welfare program - sending foster kids to live out of state, in institutions, against their will.The reportis the result of a seven-month investigation by