Lacey asked residents to reduce outdoor water use. Now, that request has been extended

12 July 2024, 12:00 am

The map shows the site of the existing Well No. 7 and the land the city wants to acquire for a new well. rboone@theolympian.com Rolf Boone Lacey has extended its request that residents reduce their ...... Read More »

WA Supreme Court deals blow to lawsuit seeking to protect vehicle residents

10 July 2024, 6:01 am

This is the first case to be decided by a Washington court regarding people living outside since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a federal case with some protections.... Read More »

WA's latest report shows decline in overall crime rate, but youth violence persists

9 July 2024, 5:14 pm

The latest crime rate report in Washington shows overall crime declined in 2023, but rates in some areas still exceeded pre-pandemic levels.... Read More »

Washington sees overall decrease in 2023 crimes despite worst officer staffing rate in US

9 July 2024, 9:42 am

Washington also ranks 51st among U.S. states and the District of Columbia in total officers per 1,000 residents.... Read More »

Lacey brush fire likely 'intentionally set'

9 July 2024, 4:09 am

LACEY, Wash. - Lacey firefighters put out a brush fire Monday night that they say was likely intentionally set. Officials with Lacey Fire District 3 said units responded to a report of a brush fire in ...... Read More »

Washington DCYF to stop detaining juvenile offenders regardless of severity of crime

7 July 2024, 1:00 pm

LACEY, Wash. — Washington State will no longer take in juvenile ... at 360-480-2216 or Allison.Krutsinger@dcyf.wa.gov.... Read More »

Is Lacey’s population growing faster than Olympia’s? New data shows largest cities in WA

4 July 2024, 6:55 am

WA’s Office of Financial Management released new population data last week, which ranked Thurston among fastest growing counties in the state.... Read More »

WA State Supreme Court sides with city of Lacey on parking ban for recreational vehicles

4 July 2024, 1:00 am

The Washington state Supreme Court weighed in on whether or not a parking ordinance that restricts the length of time recreational vehicles can be parked in Lacey violates a state constitutional right ...... Read More »

21-year-old Lacey man arrested in double homicide investigation was stationed at JBLM

21 June 2024, 4:49 am

LACEY, Wash. — A 21-year-old Lacey man has been arrested in a double homicide investigation after leading police in a car chase on Interstate 5 on June 20. The man was stationed at Joint Base ...... Read More »

Husband arrested for killing pregnant wife, JBLM soldier in Lacey double homicide

21 June 2024, 1:40 am

LACEY, Wash. — A 21-year-old man arrested in connection to a domestic-violence double homicide in Lacey Thursday night was denied bail Friday. A Thurston County Judge found probable cause ...... Read More »

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