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Seattle Woman Dies Along I-705 In Tacoma
SEATTLE, WA - A 54-year-old woman from Seattle died this week after she jumped off an overpass along I-705 in Tacoma, according to Washington State Patrol.
Crews fighting brush fires in Rochester and Yelm
Brush fires that sparked Tuesday at opposite ends of Thurston County are keeping area fire crews busy this afternoon.West Thurston Fire crews, with assistance from the state Department of Natural Resources, are battling a 3-acre blaze in the area of 140th Avenue Southwest and Case Road Southwest in
3 Lakewood residents killed after SUV rolls and ejects occupants
Three Lakewood residents died in a horrific crash on northbound I-5 Saturday afternoon after their SUV rolled and ejected five of the six occupants, according to the Washington State Patrol.The three died at the scene, including a six-year-old girl. Also killed: A 65-year-old man and 60-year-old wom
State issues first emergency suspension of marijuana producer license
OLYMPIA, Wash. — For the first time, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board on Friday issued an emergency suspension of a marijuana producer license and said it will seek a permanent revocation.
Couple explains how they turned a school bus into the perfect vehicle to tour the United States
The two spent one year renovating the 1998 Thomas Vista 3600 into a school bus camper. The tiny skoolie runs on solar power, has a living room, dining area, office, guest bed, bedroom and storage.
You can expect to see more ferries at the Port of Olympia
The Port of Olympia is not offering ferry service, but it certainly might look like it.A former Washington state ferry called “Evergreen State” has been docked at the marine terminal for months, and now two more ferries will temporarily dock in Olympia, according to the port.The two Pierce County ca
Lakefair parade rocks Capitol Way
The Martinsen family arrived more than three hours early to reserve a prime viewing spot in the shade for Saturday’s Lakefair Grand Parade.“If it’s this hot, we need shade,” said Cheryl Martinsen of Lacey.The temperature was in the 80s at the start of the annual parade, but that didn’t seem to matte
‘Tweekers’ sign at Olympia bowling alley draws criticism: ‘We wanted to be provocative’
An Olympia bowling alley is under fire for a message on its reader board that says “Open season on tweekers!”The sign went up outside Aztec Lanes on Martin Way East about two months ago but started getting more attention this week after somepostings on social media.“To see a sign like that, I don’t
Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game
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Overnight fire destroys Olympia home, prompts evacuations
The two residents were outside by the time crews arrived and not injured. One of them told firefighters there were multiple propane tanks, welding tanks, diesel barrels and other tanks and vehicles in and around the shop.
LU film 'The Trump Prophecy' runs afoul of Facebook ad policies
Courtesy of Fathom Events/Lynchburg News & AdvanceThe Trump Prophecy, a film made by Liberty University and movie executive Rick Eldridge, is set for a national theatrical release in October.Courtesy of Fathom Events
Police: Car struck, killed pedestrian then fled near Port Orchard
PORT ORCHARD, Wash.- A car struck and killed a pedestrian and then fled the scene Saturday morning near Port Orchard, police said.
Washington's first drive-thru marijuana dispensary opens in Auburn
Joint Rivers, located at 2121 Auburn Way South, is open everyday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and customers can choose from a variety of marijuana products.
18 year old Elma man drowns in Chehalis River | KXRO News Radio
The Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office, Fire District #5, and the Elma Fire Department responded to the area and a sheriff’s office boat was launched to try and find the victim.
Winlock Man Charged with Child Molestation
The alleged victim reported that Burton, while wrestling with her and other children, touched her in a sexual manner.
He was accused of assaulting a toddler, who later died. Now he’s charged with murder
A man accused of killing a 3-year-old Tacoma boy was charged Friday in the child’s death.Mark Anthony Brown Jr., 26,initially was charged with child assault, but Pierce County prosecutors changed the charge to second-degree murder after Jeremiah Horton died from his injuries.Brown pleaded not guilty
5 children rescued from water off Seattle’s Discovery Park; one in critical condition
SEATTLE — Five children aged 10 to 11 who were part of a summer camp were rescued from the the water near Discovery Park Friday, but one was in critical condition and another was serious, the Seattle Fire Department said.
2-alarm fire destroys home in Olympia
Crews responded 1100 Fairview St. SE to find multiple propane and fuel tanks burning in a shed near the home. The fire, which started at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, quickly spread outside of the shed and firefighters had to take defensive action, although they did contain it without any injuries to f
Crash Causes Brush Fire Along SR 512
LAKEWOOD, WA - Drivers should be aware of a brush fire burning along westbound SR 512 east of Parkland. The fire broke out just before 11 a.m. near Golden Given Road, which is just before the Portland Avenue exit.
After Casino Bust, Puyallup Woman Pulls Off $30,000 Burglary: PD
PUYALLUP, WA - Pierce County deputies and Puyallup police recently arrested a woman and her boyfriend after the couple allegedly burglarized the home of an acquaintance. Why did they burglarize someone they knew? The couple apparently lost all their money at a local casino.