Tag Archive for Thurston County

Death of 2-year-old Olympia girl suspicious

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Thurston County detectives are investigating the death of a 2-year-old Olympia girl as suspicious…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Freedom Foundation sues Thurston auditor

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Freedom Foundation is suing Thurston County Auditor Mary Hall, saying she didn’t make a good faith effort to find an opposing argument for school levy and bond ballot measures in the February voters’ pamphlet…. …read more

From: AP Washington News


Wash. homeowner, 63, shoots intruder in leg

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Thurston County, Wash., sheriff’s spokesman says a 63-year-old man shot and wounded a burglary suspect that the homeowner found when he returned to his house Tuesday night…. …read more

From: AP Washington News


Two Grays Harbor teens die in Thurston County collision

MONTESANO, Wash. – Two east county residents were killed on eastbound state Route 8 last night, about 10 miles east of McCleary.

State Patrol trooper Guy Gill said speed was a factor in the crash just after 6 p.m. that killed 19-year-old Craig Thiessen of Montesano, and his passenger, 19-year-old Alexis Guzman of McCleary.
Photos show the vehicle split in two after it left the road to the left fish tailed and swerved broadside into a tree. Gill said Thiessen was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected, both he and the McCleary woman were declared dead at the scene.

Washington DOT reports that eastbound state Route 8 traffic was impacted in the area for about 4 hours last night while WSP investigated.

Accident scene