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What’s that sound at the Port of Olympia? It might be ‘mooo’
About 1,800 head of dairy cattle will be loaded onto a ship at the Port of Olympia over the next two days, the port announced Wednesday.The Bison Express, which will call on the port for the first time, is expected to arrive Thursday and depart Friday for Vietnam. The Bison Express is part of the Li
Lake County Child Sexual Abuse Suspect Arrested in Olympia Washington
CLEARLAKE – The child sexual abuse suspect has ties to Las Vegas, Olympia, Washington and Clearlake.
Body of missing Olympia woman, Ginger Gover, discovered in South Hill
SOUTH HILL, Wash. — The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified theremains discovered last weekin South Hill as 41-year-old Ginger Gover, who had been missing since July 29.
Yelm couple desperate to find dog after Jeep with dog inside stolen from hospital
An empty leash outside of a Yelm home was once the spot where Ivey, a 5-year-old Labrador mix, loved to sit between the sun and shade.
Centralia Man Pleads Guilty to Injury-Inducing Car Chase
A Centralia man accused in August of leading a state trooper on a chase down Interstate 5 that left a passenger seriously injured pleaded guilty in Lewis County Superior Court Tuesday.Stuart A. Acosta, 24, has been in the Lewis County Jail since Aug. 2. In a hearing Tuesday afternoon with his legal
Father seeks justice for murdered Olympia woman
The 41-year-old woman had been missing since late July. Law enforcement broke the news to her father, Wayne Phillips, on Tuesday.
$5.6 million for specialty crop research aims to protect grapes, onions | WSU Insider | Washington State University
Two national research teams led by scientists at Washington State University will protect valuable U.S. grape, onion and garlic crops from devastating and fast-adapting pests and diseases, thanks to more than $5 million in Specialty Crop Research Initiative grants from the U.S. Department of Agricul
Police investigate woman's suspicious death in Shelton
SHELTON, Wash.- A woman's body was found inside a Shelton apartment Tuesday afternoon.An apartment manager called police to do a welfare check on the 57-year-old woman who had not been seen or heard from recently. They say she appeared to have been deceased for an extended period of time.Police are
Coroner IDs men who died in plane crash near South Sound Speedway
The two men who died in a plane crash Friday have been identified as Edan Lifesong, 34, of Olympia and Brett Lamphere, 19, of Centralia, according to the Thurston County Coroner’s Office.
Woman found dead in Shelton apartment
SHELTON, Wash. -- A woman has been found dead inside her apartment in Shelton, and police think she died under suspicious circumstances.
King County sheriff’s deputy drives off with gas hose still in tank: ‘Accidents happen to anybody’
According to Sgt. Ryan Abbott, this was the deputy’s first time driving this particular vehicle. The deputy checked his rearview mirror, didn’t immediately see anything and drove off, Abbott said.
New book by gold medal Olympian Carolyn Wood illustrates her tough journey to the top
NEW-DAY-NORTHWESTNew book by gold medal Olympian Carolyn Wood illustrates her tough journey to the topIn a new coming-of-age memoir called "Tough Girl", Carolyn Wood reflects on her path to winning Olympic gold at age 14 and then later her struggles when she embarks on a solo pilgrimage to walk the
Shelton police investigate after man tries to abduct 12-year-old girl
Suspect vehicle: Light brown SUV (similar to a Chevy Tahoe)Suspect: White man, about 30 years old, skinny and wearing an orange cap
Washington gets over $2 million from federal fund | 790 KGMI
9-19-2018OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington received $2 million to support parks, recreation, and new and ongoing conservation projects.Ryan Zinke, U.S. Secretary of the Interior, announced a distribution Tuesday from theLand Water Conservation Fund, with $2,095,549 destined for Washington outdoor recreati
Human remains identified as those of missing Olympia woman
Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the remains discovered last week in South Hill as Ginger Gover, who has been missing since 7/29. Cause of death has not been determined, investigation is ongoing; detectives are suspecting foul play, death is being treated as a homicide.pic.twitter.com/bzwy76
Yelm motorcyclist suffered serious injuries after crash in Lacey
A 37-year-old Yelm man suffered serious injuries and was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after he crashed his motorcycle in Lacey Friday morning, the man’s wife told The Olympian on Tuesday.After the crash, he was first taken to Providence St. Peter Hospital, but was later flown to Har
Six Beers Deep, Lakewood Man Pulls Out Revolver, Starts Shooting at Neighbors, Police Say
A Lakewood man, six beers deep, shot at multiple neighbors Friday after being told to stop harassing the daughter of one of them, Pierce County prosecutors say.The 64-year-old was arraigned Monday in Pierce County Superior Court on three counts of first-degree assault. His bail was set at $1 million
Tumwater joins rest of state in reaching teacher salary agreement | 1170 KPUG-AM
9-17-2018TUMWATER, Wash. — The last two teacher strikes in the state appear to be settled.KING 5reports a tentative deal has been reached to settle a teacher strike in Tumwater.Members of the Tumwater Education Association will vote on the plan Monday morning and classes will start tomorrow.Students
Firefighters battling scrap yard fire in Tacoma
The fire is reportedly at Simon Metals, located at 2202 E. River St., but the company declined to say whether there’s a fire burning at its facility.
Lakewood fry cook suspected of stabbing his co-worker has first day in court
Michael Romero, 27, was arraigned Monday afternoon in Pierce County Superior Court on one charge of first-degree assault. Court Commissioner Meagan Foley set his bail at $35,000.