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No Shortage of Talent in Girls' 400 at River Ridge High School This Season  ThurstonTalk

Erroll Harris, an assistant coach for the River Ridge High School girls' track team, originally got the quote from his father and passed it on to Taryn Seniors Lucas ...



Madigan Opens River Ridge High School Clinic | Military Life  Nisqually Valley News

Students in Lacey's River Ridge High School can now access healthcare on campus thanks to the opening of a new school-based health clinic.



Partial lockdown lifted at River Ridge High School, police say  The Olympian

A partial lockdown at River Ridge High School has been lifted, Lacey police Sgt. Jaime Newcomb said Thursday.



River Ridge over North Thurston 50-42 in Lacey Holiday Boys Basketball Battle  ThurstonTalk

The River Ridge Hawks defeated the North Thurston Rams 50-42 Saturday, December 29 in WIAA boys basketball in Lacey at The North Thurston Holiday.



River Ridge High School's Larson Twins Raised on Hawks Baseball  ThurstonTalk

Neither brother can remember a time where they weren't associated with Hawks athletics as their father, Gary Larson, has worked and coached at the school ...



Photos from the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association's State High School Golf Championships  ThurstonTalk

Thurston County played host to the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association's state high school golf championships May 21-22. More than 400 of the ...



They’ve got spirit, yes they do. And now they have a second state title, too.  The Olympian

River Ridge High School cheerleaders are state champions for the second year in the row.



Joel Mellin and Herb Polu: Two Big Reasons for River Ridge's Football Success  ThurstonTalk

Joel Mellin has been the starting right tackle at River Ridge High School for the past two seasons. On the opposite side of the 6-foot-4, 325-pound Mellin.



Unified Basketball Brings South Sound Students from North Thurston, Timberline, River Ridge, Yelm and Olympia Together to Compete.  ThurstonTalk

The South Sound Unified Basketball season started January 12, 2019 as teams from North Thurston, Timberline, River Ridge, Yelm and Olympia competed.



River Ridge High School class of 2016  The Olympian

River Ridge High School in Lacey celebrated the graduation of its class of 2016 at a ceremony at 7 p.m. Monday at Saint Martin's University.



Alexander and Robinson Back to Continue River Ridge High School Relay Dominance  ThurstonTalk

River Ridge High School track teammates Drayden Alexander and Tyler Robinson hope to repeat their 4x100 relay state title from 2017 with two new members ...



River Ridge High School Girls Soccer Heading to the Postseason  ThurstonTalk

River Ridge High School is heading into the 2A West Central District tournament as the South Puget Sound League's No. 8 seed with a record of 7-8-2.



River Ridge, North Thurston Cheer Squads Shine in State Competition  ThurstonTalk

Two North Thurston Public Schools teams - River Ridge and North Thurston - recorded top marks at a recent state cheerleading competition.



Through tears and heartache, Colton Thorstrom-Smith’s mother remembers her son  The Olympian

Colton Thorstrom-Smith, the recent River Ridge High School graduate who died in a car crash over the weekend, was remembered Tuesday as someone who ...



The 2019 Dick Nichols Scholarship: Honoring 14 Local High Schoolers  ThurstonTalk

There's something every Dick Nichols Scholarship recipient has in common with one another, excellence. The event honored 14 young people from high ...



What’s Happening for Feb. 2  The Olympian

Olympia Oshogatsu: The Olympia-Kato Sister City Association and the River Ridge High School Band will host the Olympia Oshogatsu from noon to 4 p.m. at ...



Thrifty Thurston Goes Holiday Shopping at Local Bazaars and Fairs  ThurstonTalk

Craft fairs are the ideal places to shop during the holiday season, and with a variety of events in Thurston County, be prepared to shop until you drop.



Five Local High School Athletes Post Top 10 Finishes at Washington State Golf Tournament  ThurstonTalk

Two dozen local high school golfers closed out their season by competing in the Washington state golf tournament May 21-22 with 5 Thurston County athletes ...



Lacey Loves to Read Celebrates 16 years with Graphic Novelist Kazu Kibuishi  ThurstonTalk

The Lacey Loves to Read Committee is excited to announce our 2019 author is Kazu Kibuishi, New York Times Best Selling author/illustrator of the Amulet ...



Thurston County Traffic: Work Begins June 10 on College ST & Yelm Hwy 'Super T' Pavement Rehabilitation Project  ThurstonTalk

Thurston County Traffic: Work will begin Monday, June 10 on the “Super T” College Street and Yelm Highway pavement rehabilitation project.



Fun things to do this week in Thurston County  The Olympian

Events and things to do include attending Olympia's Wooden Boat Fair, partying with Olympia Downtown Alliance at Oly Third Thursday, seeing the film ...



Lacey City Council Accepting Applications for Council Vacancy  ThurstonTalk

The Lacey City Council is accepting applications for appointment to the Position #3 vacancy until 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2019.



2019 Summer Camps in Olympia and Throughout Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

Summer is so close, you can smell it in the air on nice spring days when the sun is shining. That *fresh* grass smell is the precursor to school ending and the start ...



Comcast Honors Thurston County Students  ThurstonTalk

Comcast is proud to honor High School Seniors Jasmin Fuentes, Jack Harrison, Matthew Jenkins and Petra Mcdonnell-Ingoglia from Thurston County.



Goals Abound for Unified Soccer Olympia Area League  ThurstonTalk

Teams from area high schools competed in soccer games at Ingersol Stadium Saturday, April 20, 2019 as part of the Unified Olympia Area League. Partnering ...



Thrifty Thurston Celebrates Earth Day in Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

With spring in full bloom, many of us are looking for outdoor experiences to share with our families. Earth Day is a chance to combine *service* and nature.



Lacey Cultural Celebration: New Name, Lots of the Same Great Experiences March 2  ThurstonTalk

Submitted by Jeannette Sieler, Recreation Supervisor for the City of Lacey. Where can you experience the sights, sounds, tastes, colors, cultures, and customs ...



Trick-or-Treat around Olympia and throughout Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

Starting as early as October 25, there are plenty of places to go trick-or-treating in and around Olympia and Thurston County.



Coroner identifies teen who died in single-car crash on Carpenter Road  The Olympian

The 17-year-old River Ridge High School student who died over the weekend was identified Monday as Colton Thorstrom-Smith, according to the Thurston ...



2019 Sports Awards Winners Announced  ThurstonTalk

Local high school athletes, college athletes, sports contributors and sports moments were celebrated at the 2019 Sports Awards.



Olympia's Beatrice Asomaning Ends Dominating Season by Winning 4A State Title  ThurstonTalk

As Beatrice Asomaning made her way to the ring, her competition in the 4A state discus finals started to talk amongst themselves. Asomaning entered the ...



Capital Hosts Largest WIAA Competition 'Live To Dance' with Over 600 Athletes in Preparation for State Tournament  ThurstonTalk

Twenty-nine teams from cities throughout western Washington competed in the Live to Dance competition Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Capital High School in ...



Simpson-Patu, Schultz Leading Saint Martin's University Basketball Turnaround  ThurstonTalk

Through four years of playing high school basketball and one year at prep school, Saniah Simpson-Patu never once wore the same jersey in consecutive ...



North Thurston XC Finishes First in Boys, Second in Girls at Annual Ramrock 5K  ThurstonTalk

North Thurston High School cross country coach Steve Coker set out to create a meet that would showcase the programs at all three North Thurston Public.



I-5/Marvin Road Diverging Diamond Interchange Work Kicks Off in Lacey  ThurstonTalk

Users of the Interstate 5/State Route 510 (Marvin Road) interchange will get a front-row seat as work kicks off to build Washington state's first diverging diamond ...



Pumpkin Patches and Fall Activities in Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

This fall is filled with a number of activities for couples, families or friends. All around Thurston County, events begin September 1 and run through Halloween.



Partners in Education Plays Important Role in Helping Students Learn  ThurstonTalk

Simply put, it's an investment in tomorrow's leaders and workers. Students at Chinook Middle School, along with the rest of North Thurston Public Schools, ...



Capital Lakefair Royalty Scholarship Coronation set for February 2, 2019  ThurstonTalk

The Capital Lakefair Royalty Scholarship Program Coronation will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Doubletree by Hilton Olympia.



Olympia Symphony Orchestra's 'Lovers Lane' Concert Features Local Icon Robert Jorgensen  ThurstonTalk

When concert pianist Robert Jorgensen takes the stage at Washington Center for the Performing Arts on February 10, he'll be surrounded by current and former ...



Three Teams From Thurston County Heading to State Baseball Semifinals  ThurstonTalk

Olympia was on life-support in a loser-out game against University Place's Curtis High School. Capital had to win a play-in contest just to reach the The Bears ...



Nisqually Official Bill Kallappa Brings Tribal Perspective to State Board of Education  ThurstonTalk

In focusing on tribal communities, policymakers and educators tend to look at what's missing. That, according to Nisqually Indian Tribe Interim Education ...



Students must sign dance contract: No twerking, no ‘sex’ dancing  Q13 FOX

LACEY, Wash. -- Students and their parents had to sign contracts before they could go to homecoming dances at River Ridge and North Thurston high schools ...



Parents upset over plan to change North Thurston school boundaries  The Olympian

The final forum on proposed boundary changes for North Thurston Public Schools is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 23) at Timberline High School.



It's All About the Win for River Ridge Senior Makenna Schultz  ThurstonTalk

Makenna Schultz stands at 5-foot-2. By basketball standards that's not very tall. And while her stature may be small, it seems her shoulders are plenty.



It won’t be hard to get kids interested in this Lacey Loves to Read graphic novel  Tacoma News Tribune

Graphic novelist Kazu Kibuishi is really popular for someone who talks a lot about homework. The Lacey Loves to Read author and creator of the best-selling ...



Reading Tutor Unlocks Learning Potential for Students with Dyslexia  ThurstonTalk

Sandra is a tutor. But reading therapy is not like ordinary tutoring. In this office, Sandra conducts numerous hours of sessions with countless students in Thurston ...



Pac-12 football programs get influx of players from Thurston County  The Olympian

Welcome to the Pac-12, Thurston County. What happened on Wednesday isn't unprecedented in the lower South Sound, but it isn't common either.



River Ridge Boys Basketball Secures Berth to State Regional Round  ThurstonTalk

Down by double digits, its usual high-octane offense reduced to a sputter, the River Ridge High School boys basketball team was facing a situation it had.



WDFW Approves 'Bonus' Razor Clam Dig Starting May 18 at Mocrocks  ThurstonTalk

State shellfish managers have approved a “bonus” razor clam dig on ocean beaches for three days, May 18-20.



Yelm High School Stadium Gets an Upgrade  ThurstonTalk

As if coming off its first state playoff victory in more than three decades wasn't enough to get the Yelm High School football team excited for the.



Kobe Key - Critical to the River Ridge Hawks Football Team  ThurstonTalk

By Gail Wood Without question, Kobe Key is a double threat as the quarterback for the River Ridge High School Hawks. He can pass – he tossed 20.



Tenino Principal Brock Williams Takes Readers Under His Wing  ThurstonTalk

For the 320 elementary students at Parkside Elementary School in the Tenino School District, school principal Brock Williams embraces the school mascot and ...



Thurston County Hosts State High School Golf Championships  ThurstonTalk

More than 450 of Washington State's best high school golfers will converge in Thurston County this week for the Washington Interscholastic Activities ...



River Ridge Boys Basketball Team On A Playoff Roll  ThurstonTalk

By Gail Wood In basketball, the typical reaction of a starter being benched is frustration. It unplugs, not inspires. But nine games into River.



Coming to Lacey: Take a Virtual Drive through Washington's First Diverging Diamond Interchange  ThurstonTalk

We're in the final stages before crews make major modifications to the I-5/Marvin Road overpass in Lacey. During fall 2018, workers will begin construction on a ...



Six Thurston County Teens Graduate from Washington Youth Academy  ThurstonTalk

Six Thurston County teens graduated on December 17 from the Washington Youth Academy representing five different area high schools.



Lacey STEM Fair Explores the Future on May 4  ThurstonTalk

Laceys' annual S.T.E.M. Fair always focuses on science, technology, and the future but the 2019 date will bring even more as May 4 ties in with Star Wars and ...



14th Annual Day of Champions a 'Huge Success' as Event Continues to Grow  ThurstonTalk

It's billed as a “day of a million smiles,” but the organizers may need to come up with a different tagline after the success of the 14th annual Kiwanis Day of ...



Lacey City Council Seeks Youth to Serve on Newly Formed Lacey Youth Council  ThurstonTalk

The Lacey City Council seeks youth representatives (16-18 years old) to serve on the newly formed Lacey Youth Council.



Northwest Pirate Festival  ThurstonTalk

The year is 1719 and Black Sand Bay, the thriving hub located on the Eastern coast of North America, has just lost its unofficial authority. The infamous Captain ...



Olympia High School Athletic Hall of Fame to Induct Class of 2019  ThurstonTalk

The Olympia High School Athletic Hall of Fame is set to induct its Class of 2019 at its annual dinner auction on Saturday, April 27. Former Bears' The Olympia ...



Summer Fun for the Whole Family at Aztec Lanes  ThurstonTalk

Through the national program called Kids Bowl Free, registered kids under 15-years-old can bowl two free games each day throughout the summer at Aztec ...



Lacey's Mandatory Odd-Even Watering Schedule Begins June 1  ThurstonTalk

To reduce peak demand during summer months, the City of Lacey's mandatory alternate-day watering schedule for yards and outdoor landscapes will begin ...



Thurston County Voter Registration Deadlines for the November 6 General Election  ThurstonTalk

The Thurston County Auditor's Office encourages citizens to register to vote or update their voter registration in advance of voter registration deadlines for the ...



North Thurston Baseball Defeats Capital 14-7  ThurstonTalk

Tied 5-5 and 7-7, the North Thurston Rams boys baseball team scored five runs in the sixth and another two runs in the top of the seventh to defeat Capital 14-7 ...



Olympia High School's Brooke Parsons and Classmates Excel in Future Business Leaders of America  ThurstonTalk

It was a just a verbal prod, a simple “It's fun” comment that got Brooke Parsons to sign up. And now she's glad she did. Last year as a freshman at Parsons' ...



Deschutes River Battles in Olympia's Past  ThurstonTalk

Several times in the last century of so, the Deschutes River – and the economic power it represented – was the crux of legal and political struggles in our ...



Black Hills Boys Basketball Advance to State Despite District Loss to Columbia River, Joining Capital and the Lady Wolves for State Regional Berths  ThurstonTalk

The Chieftains outscored the Wolves 22-3 in the second quarter on their way to easily defeating the Black Hills High School boys basketball team 75-40 in 2A ...



City of Lacey Prepares for Winter Weather  ThurstonTalk

City of Lacey Maintenance crews are preparing to respond to the National Weather *Service's* Winter Weather Advisory. The advisory will remain in effect from ...



At March For Our Lives Olympia, students call for action to stop school shootings  The Olympian

Thousands turned out Saturday for the March For Our Lives Olympia against gun violence and school shootings. It was one of hundreds of demonstrations ...



Safety Upgrades Coming to Lacey's Long Lake Park  ThurstonTalk

Swimming at Lacey's Long Lake Park might look a little bit different this summer with the implementation of new safety measures. The City of Lacey is committing ...



Business is Booming: Lacey South Sound Chamber Welcomes New Businesses  ThurstonTalk

We are thrilled to welcome new businesses to our area,” says Blaine Land, executive director for the Lacey South Sound Chamber. “We are excited to see the ...



Thurston EDC Announces Lacey MakerSpace Open House  ThurstonTalk

The Thurston Economic Development Council, in conjunction with the City of Lacey and Saint Martin's University, is pleased to announce an Open House at the ...



Timberline High School Presents: Wizard of Oz (2019-05-10)  ThurstonTalk

https://www.facebook.com/events/739024759827963/?event_time_id=739024769827962. The Timberline High School Theatre will present The Wizard of Oz for ...



Panorama Car Show  ThurstonTalk

Join us for our 4th Annual Car Show at Panorama! Featuring great live music, raffle prizes, food and more! Enter your car in the show at $15 for Pre-registration ...



Participate, Host, and Volunteer at the Lacey Spring Fun Fair  ThurstonTalk

This year, sign up your group or organization to join in the fun at the Lacey Spring Fun Fair by hosting a vendor table, craft booth or activity station.



Nearly 50 Students From Across the State Committed to Pursuing STEM Careers Celebrated in State Capitol  ThurstonTalk

Just like signing days for athletes, the second-annual Washington STEM Signing Day presented in partnership with Boeing today celebrated high school seniors ...



State 3X3 Basketball Championships Heading to Tumwater  ThurstonTalk

South Sound Roots Academy will host the second annual Washington State 3x3 Basketball Championships March 16 and 17 at Tumwater High School.



Arr Matey! The First Northwest Pirate Festival is Dropping Anchor in Lacey  ThurstonTalk

Shiver me timbers, you are not going to believe the fun in store for anyone close enough to get their booties to Lacey this July. The first annual Northwest Pirate ...



Thurston County Traffic: Nighttime Paving Slated for I-5 in Olympia, Lacey  ThurstonTalk

Nighttime travelers can expect consecutive nights of Interstate 5 pavement repair that will require lane closures in the Olympia and Lacey area this week.



Springwood Parcel (formerly known as Zabel's Rhododendron Garden) (2019-02-09)  ThurstonTalk

This wonderful parcel has barely any English ivy in it. Help us keep it that way! (There may be some Yellow archangel to remove as well…) The parcel is located ...



Celebrate Independence Day in Tumwater  ThurstonTalk

Bring the family out to Tumwater's Independence Day celebrations on Thursday, July 4, 2019. Leave the fireworks to the professionals, and celebrate with a day ...



Long Lake Park 2019 Summer Season Begins Saturday, June 22  ThurstonTalk

The City of Lacey's Long Lake Park 2019 “summer season” begins Saturday, June 22 and runs through Labor Day, Monday, September 2.



Long Lake Park Closures Planned During Safety Improvement Project  ThurstonTalk

The City of Lacey's Long Lake Park safety improvement project will begin Tuesday, May 28.



Things to Do in Olympia and Surrounding Areas Memorial Day Weekend: 24-27  ThurstonTalk

While many of you may be headed out of town for Memorial Day weekend, there are plenty of things to do in Olympia, Lacey and throughouth Thurston County ...



North Thurston Public Schools: Encouraging Lifelong Volunteers  ThurstonTalk

In North Thurston Public Schools, serving others is part of the school culture and the strategic plan. One of the district's core beliefs is that compassionate ...



The Annual Duck Dash is Bringing Family Fun to a New Venue  ThurstonTalk

The annual Duck Dash will splash down in a new location, the Thurston County Fairgrounds, on June 1.



North Thurston Public Schools' VOICE Program Looks for Community Job Partners  ThurstonTalk

By Laurie O'Brien For students with developmental disabilities, creating a life after high school can be difficult. Thankfully public school.



Providence, Other Healthcare Providers Show off Medical Careers to Local Students  ThurstonTalk

Following a Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) fair put on by the Boston Harbor Elementary PTA last year, four caregivers from Providence in ...



2019 Thurston County Easter Egg Hunts and Activities  ThurstonTalk

Grab your baskets, it's Easter egg hunting season! There are even a couple hunts for those that are kids-at-heart! Find plenty of Thurston County Easter eggs ...



Major Construction Coming to SR 510/Marvin Road in Lacey  ThurstonTalk

Southbound Interstate 5 travelers in Lacey are encouraged to prepare for a detour or alternative route as crews transform the existing State Route 510/Marvin ...



Provide Input on Wonderwood Park's New Playground Equipment  ThurstonTalk

The City of Lacey's Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to vote on three potential options of new playground equipment, scheduled for ...



Learn More About the Mystery of Sasquatch at the Lacey Museum  ThurstonTalk

Some may know him as bigfoot, yeti or yowie, but no matter the nomenclature, the Lacey Museum is going to bring the history and mythology of the ...



Yelm-Based Hope for Heroes Helps Veterans with PTSD Through Horses  ThurstonTalk

Robert Woelk and his wife Debbi Fisher use a horse's natural “mirroring” ability at Hope for Heroes Horsemanship Center, a Yelm-based 501(c)3 non-profit ...



Spend an Evening with 'Old Friends' Presented by Second Act Productions  ThurstonTalk

On April 5 and 6, Second Act Productions presents The Signature Players in “Old Friends,” a cabaret that is guaranteed to bring back warm memories as you ...



Black Hills High School's Sir Carter Enters New Season as 2A Top Hurdler  ThurstonTalk

Sir Carter flawlessly glides over each hurdle, pulling away from his rivals with each powerful stride. The Black Hills junior ultimately wins the 110 Carter is ...



2019 4th of July Firework Displays in Thurston County  ThurstonTalk

Fourth of July parades and festivals in Thurston County are not to be missed and give your family an entire day (or days!) of patriotic fun.



City of Lacey Selects New Police Chief  ThurstonTalk

On December 6, Lacey City Manager Scott Spence announced Ken Semko has accepted the City's offer to serve as Lacey's next Police Chief.



The City of Lacey is Keeping Summer Fun and Kids' Bellies Full  ThurstonTalk

Thanks to the City of Lacey's partnership with the North Thurston Public Schools (NTPS), local kids can take part in the free summer meal program and ...



Teen killed in single car crash near Lacey  The Olympian

Speed is believed to have been a factor in a fatal crash early Saturday morning near Lacey, said Sgt. Carla Carter, a spokeswoman with the Thurston County ...



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