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Thank you, Lacey, for saving energy, one LED light bulb at a time! | The Olympian

Puget Sound Energy would like to thank Lacey residents for your interest in energy efficiency! Through Sunday, Nov. 26, PSE is offering every residential customer in Lacey a free LED bulb. Hundreds of residents have already taken advantage of this offer and LED bulbs are starting to arrive in mailbo

OLYMPIAN - 2017-11-22 00:00:00

Fire damages mobile home in Lacey

Fire damaged a mobile home in Lacey Friday night, according to Lacey Fire District 3. Just after 11 p.m. Friday, fire crews were dispatched to the 4800 block of Pacific Avenue Southeast, which is just west of Saint Martin's University, Fire Chief Steve Brooks said Sunday. The mobile home was occupie


Here's what's open and closed on Thursday and Friday

Thurston County and city of Olympia offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday. All offices will re-open for regular business on Monday. There will be regular curbside garbage and recycling collection on Thursday and Friday in Thurston County. Thurston County's Waste and Recovery Center (WAR

OLYMPIAN - 2017-11-22 15:00:00

Cross Country Hike for a Cause Brings Boy, 11, Through Lewis County

You've reached your limit of free articles for the month. Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 16 months old, Barnes has become incredibly adept at dealing with the inconveniences of the affliction in the interim, including the need for regular insulin shots and a chemistry-like approach to nu

CHRONICLE - 2017-11-21 18:57:00

'The Sandwich Generation': Caring for an elder parent and adult child at same time

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Nearly half of Americans in their 40s and 50s have both a parent age 65 or older and a child. These middle-aged couples often find themselves sandwiched in the middle, caring for both their kids and their elder parents, financially and physically. If you fall into this category, you

Q13FOX.COM - 2017-11-21 16:33:40

Fighting fires a family tradition for these women

OLYMPIA, WASH - When three-year-old Callaway Norwood visits his grandma's house, he expects two things: a satisfying bowl of Cocoa Krispies and fire trucks. Lots of fire trucks. Toy fire trucks and videos of fire trucks. Typical boy you might think. Only in this family, it's not just the boys who lo

KING-5 - 2017-11-22 03:40:14

Thurston County could see flooding. Mason County definitely will, weather service says

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Thurston County from Tuesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon. A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding. The current flood watch covers much of Western Washington including Grays Harbor, Lewis, Pierce, King and Snohomish coun

OLYMPIAN - 2017-11-21 22:08:00

Military nurse, 95, to raise '12' flag at Seahawks game

When the Seahawks host the Falcons Monday night, a Lacey woman who is one of the oldest living military nurses in the United States will raise the "12" flag at CenturyLink as part of the team's annual military tribute. Lieutenant Colonel Barbara Nichols, 95, served in three wars as a member of the U

KING-5 - 2017-11-20 22:27:03

Somersworth amputee to take part in Dover Turkey Trot her with new leg

SOMERSWORTH - In early May, two days after Michelle Proulx had her lower left leg amputated, she challenged herself to run the Dover Turkey Trot that held each year on Thanksgiving morning. "I'm going to run this race. Are you going to run it with me?" Proulx asked her prosthetists at the Hanger Cli

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-21 23:18:49

Dover Fire Toy Bank looking for community help

DOVER - The Dover Fire Toy Bank has started planning for its annual toy drive and hopes to receive help from the community. The Dover Fire Toy Bank has been coordinated by current and retired members of the Dover Fire & Rescue for more than 40 years. The Dover Fire Toy Bank started out all those yea

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-21 16:15:02

Dover Police log, Oct. 22-31

DOVER - The Dover Police Department recently released the police log for Oct. 22-31. Sunday, Oct. 22 Michael J. Hebert, 28, of 227 Lilac Lane, Dover, was charged Oct. 22 with driving after revocation. Hebert is expected to appear for arraignment on Dec. 11. Monday, Oct. 23 Zachary E. White, 18, of 6

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-21 18:24:01

Dover's property taxes for many increase despite rate reduction

DOVER - The average tax bill for a single-family home in Dover could increase upwards of $500 in the coming fiscal year. While the overall tax is increasing for many residents in Dover, the actual tax rate has decreased. This is due to the recent property reassessments, along with new construction,

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 21:10:53

Thanksgiving meal for needy set for Dover's Blue Latitudes

DOVER - The Dover Thanksgiving Celebration Committee will be holding its ninth annual Thanksgiving Celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 22, at Blue Latitudes Restaurant in downtown Dover. More than 300 Dover residents who might not otherwise enjoy a traditional holiday meal will be treated to a Thanksgivi

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 21:07:13

Police to help Dover's needy families

DOVER -The Dover Police Department will begin accepting names of needy families residing in Dover for the Annual Christmas Basket Program starting Nov. 27, according to Chief Anthony Colarusso. The Police Department sponsors this program each December to provide a Christmas dinner to families in Dov

FOSTERS DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 18:41:50

Dover Doin's: Downtown looks a lot like Christmas

"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Ev'ry where you go," is a refrain written by Meredith Wilson that many of us grew up with. At this time of the year, Wilson's words perfectly apply to downtown Dover. Last Monday, the Greater Chamber of Commerce City Lights Committee, businesses and comm


Dover looks to revamp downtown streets

DOVER - Traveling through downtown Dover may one day be via a two-way street. A long-term goal of city planners is a revamp of how traffic flows through downtown, changing traffic circulation to reduce congestion they say will make it easier for drivers to get where they need to go, make downtown mo


Otsego County 2018 budget has small tax increase

The tentative 2018 budget for Otsego County has been released. Outgoing Otsego County Treasurer Dan Crowell said the $110,271,089 proposal calls for a $11,407,756 tax levy, which reflects a 0.07 percent increase from the 2017 levy. The tentative plan estimates revenues, transfers, fund balance and r

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-21 18:50:42

Otsego Chamber toasts realty firm, Springbrook

A night of awards and recognition of service in the community lit up The Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown on Nov. 16 night as the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce held its 18th annual small business dinner. The first honor of the night went to Springbrook and its new Family Engagement Center, wh

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-21 18:50:09

Gas-truck forum draws angry crowd

Tensions ran high as concerned residents of Otsego County gathered at Milford Central School on Nov. 16 for a community forum on natural gas trucks driving through the county. Boston-based gas trucking company Xpress Natural Gas, or XNG, carries compressed natural gas from Pennsylvania fracking fiel

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-21 18:49:21

Bruce Scofield, Schenevus; Enjoyed Active Retirement After GE Career

Bruce Scofield SCHENEVUS - Bruce Charles Scofield, 67, a 38-year employee of General Electric, passed away at home with his family by his side on Nov. 19, 2017. Bruce was born Oct. 11, 1950, in Cooperstown, the son of Charles D. and Isabel R. (Davis) Scofield. He was a life-long resident of Schenevu

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2017-11-21 21:41:11