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Tillie Naputi-Pullar, the elections manager for Thurston County, has been given the 2021 “Elections Employee of the Year” award by the Washington Secretary of State’s office. This … more
Special Olympics athletes and members of the public joined members of local law enforcement in running a 13- to 14-mile route between northern Napavine and Centralia Friday to raise money and … more
Contrary to their name, the U.S. Rake Force doesn’t often use rakes when it clears excess fuel out of overgrown forests to reduce the threat of wildfire. Instead, they deploy goats. The … more
CHEHALIS POLICE DEPARTMENT Assault • A man was cited for fourth-degree assault in the 1900 block of South Market Boulevard just before 1:45 p.m. on June 15 after he allegedly threw candy … more
Two Chehalis teenagers were arrested early Thursday morning after they allegedly broke into a convenience store in Centralia and one of them jumped into the Skookumchuck River to avoid arrest then … more
The Centralia Chamber of Commerce sponsored a tour of Centralia’s “welfare gardens” on June 17, 1932, for residents to come and inspect the facilities. The gardens were being used … more
After party leadership unsuccessfully called for his resignation last month, the Lewis County Republicans will vote in July on a possible recall of current party Chairman Brandon Svenson. He is … more
Being a precinct committee officer (PCO) isn’t usually considered glamorous work. But this year, for Lewis County Republicans, the elected position must be looking pretty attractive: 115 … more
Apple pie, fireworks shows and country music never get old. Other Fourth of July traditions — like attending the same party year-after-year — are worth shaking up. That’s … more
Residents arrived early and lined up Friday to sign children up for swimming lessons at the Gail and Carolyn Shaw Aquatics Center hours before the popular facility opened for the summer. Open … more
For the first time, thousands of workers in Washington will celebrate Juneteenth with a paid day off this Monday. Juneteenth marks the date, June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers informed the last … more
A 46-year-old Yacolt man was killed after crashing into a guardrail and a concrete barrier on northbound Interstate 5 in South Thurston County on Thursday.  The man, who was identified Friday … more
A proclamation celebrating Juneteenth was read at a meeting of the Centralia City Council on Tuesday by Mayor Kelly Smith Johnston.  Before reading the proclamation, Smith Johnston spoke … more
A 46-year-old Yacolt man was killed after crashing into a guardrail and a concrete barrier on northbound Interstate 5 in South Thurston County on Thursday.  The man, whose name has not been … more
Celebrate Father’s Day this Sunday with a weekend of camping, fishing and other fun activities at the Mineral Lake Lions Den campground. All are welcome to join in the celebration of dads … more
Bail has been set at $200,000 for a Centralia man accused of threatening a woman with a knife and forcing her to drive from Centralia to an intersection in Thurston County on Sunday.  The … more
A Centralia man has been arrested on arson charges after he allegedly lit the back porch of a Pe Ell home on fire Tuesday while three children were inside.  The man, Romulo Yanez Jr., 41, is … more
Experience Chehalis Director Annalee Tobey has been appointed to the Centralia College Board of Trustees, the college announced Wednesday.  Tobey replaces Debbie Campbell, who resigned in … more
Centralia College has selected two people to receive honorary bachelor’s degrees at the college’s 2022 commencement ceremony: former trustee Joanne Schwartz and Talia May Hansen, a … more
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