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  • Massive expansion under way at Angel of the Winds Casino

    It’s got all the bells and whistles of a modern casino, but Angel of the Winds Casino Resort near Arlington has been adding new features almost from the day it opened in 2004.

  • Beating back the big box stores, beloved Arlington Hardware store keeps growing

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — A lot of things have changed over the years in Arlington, but there has been one constant: a beloved store that has been around since the day Arlington was incorporated. Arlington Hardware started as a place where dairy farmers could get the tools and equipment they needed for work in what was very much a farm community. But over the years it has expanded — again, and again, and again. Now, it sells just about everything, from […]

  • Captain Marvel: Blast from the Past

    Captain Marvel is confusing. At least at the start. We are thrown into her story, on a faraway planet, where she appears to be part of a police force in the Kree civilization. She also appears to be a human but is she? Her blood is certainly not a color we’re used to. She also doesn’t have any answers, suffering from memory loss, though she dreams about her past. And from the start, we begin seeing her backstory, going all […]

  • Iconic Olympia brewhouse coming back to life in Tumwater

    One of the most recognizable buildings in the Olympia area is the old Olympia Brewhouse in Tumwater.

  • ‘It’s the water’: Artesian wells an important part of Olympia’s past and present

    “It’s the water.” That’s the old Olympia Beer slogan still whispered around the Olympia area.

  • 7-year old who saved hundreds of dogs imparts lessons on grade-schoolers

    The kids at Jefferson Elementary School in Mount Vernon gathered for an assembly to meet a truly inspirational person who also happens to be an expert dog rescuer.

  • Season of Giving: Local nonprofit spreads Christmas cheer to thousands of foster kids

    This time of year a lot of kids are looking forward to waking up on Christmas morning and finding those gifts under the tree.

  • New ‘Spider-Man’ will capture viewers in its web

    “In our own way, we are all Spider-Man,” says Mary Jane, Spider-Man’s longtime romantic partner in the latest film to feature the superhero spawned by a radioactive spider bite. And in this movie just about everyone really is Spider-Man, thanks to nefarious plan by the villain, Kingpin. It involves a high tech contraption that opens a portal to other universes, and ultimately other Spider-People, of different sizes, genders, and eras. They show up to help the newest Spider-Man in this […]

  • Suspicious fire destroys Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall in Lacey

    LACEY, Wash. — Fire ripped through a Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall early Friday morning in Lacey. Lacey firefighters told Q13 News that someone called 911 just before 3:45 a.m. and multiple agencies are at the scene.  There were no reports of anyone being injured. The Thurston County Sheriff says its detectives and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are investigating. A task force has been looking into attacks targeting several Kingdom Halls in the last year […]

  • DUI patrols target impaired drivers during the holidays

    SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol and several other law enforcement agencies will be out in force looking for impaired drivers through the Thanksgiving holiday week. “Every year we give everyone warnings to drive safely, don’t drink and drive, and  have a designated driver, or use uber, taxi cabs, whatever they can to make themselves safe,” said Trooper Keith Leary with the Washington State Patrol. “But every year we find ourselves arresting so many DUI’s.” Other law enforcement […]

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