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Thurston County reported 487 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths during the period of July 25 through July 31. The deaths include two men in their 50s, two women in their 70s, two men and a woman in … more
The U.S. Board of Geographic Names recently approved the name change of Chaenn Hill near Tenino. The name change for Chaenn Hill, previously named Chain Hill, was due to the work of local … more
Who will be moving on to the general election in the secretary of state's race remained unclear Tuesday night. Democrat and incumbent Steve Hobbs will move forward, having received 41.2% of the … more
Sen. Patty Murray will defend her seat in November against a former triage nurse and veterans advocate from Pasco who has the backing of the national Republican Party. Tiffany Smiley, 41, finished … more
Preliminary election results show the majority of voters cast their ballots in favor of a replacement emergency medical services (EMS) levy for South Pierce Fire and Rescue. After the first count … more
Between 1,500 and 2,000 people turned out to Yelm City Park for the third annual Mermaid Fest on Saturday, July 30. The Mermaid Fest coincided with the ongoing Yelm Summer Farmers Market, which … more
The trial date for a 56-year-old man from Yelm who is facing 18 counts of felony charges related to internet crimes against children has been set for August.  Scott J. Haas was arrested  … more
Yelm Mayor Joe DePinto signed an agreement to increase the number of school resource officers at Yelm Community Schools at a city council meeting on Tuesday, July 26. The new agreement effectively … more
Yelm police officer Don Moody was named the City of Yelm Employee of the Quarter at a city council meeting on Tuesday, July 26. Moody has served as an officer in Yelm for over 18 years, which … more
Kelan Moynagh, the operator of Yelm Earthworm and Castings Farm, is on the hunt for someone who wants to take over his longtime business. The farm has operated in Yelm since 1991 and has been ran … more
As the Thurston County Fair drew to a close on Sunday, exhibitors packed up and headed home for Yelm, Rainier, Tenino and Olympia alike. On Thursday, July 28, FFA, 4-H and Open Class livestock … more
In less than a year, those who want to board a flight or enter some federal buildings will be required to present a REAL ID. Starting on May 3, 2023, passengers will be required to have the new … more
Those who have served the nation in the Armed Forces and their families will have the opportunity to learn about veteran-related news, services and changes during a meeting at the Yelm Community … more
Thursday, Aug. 4 Food Bank The Yelm Community Services food bank, at 624 Crystal Springs St. NW in Yelm, will hold a food giveaway from 1 to 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4. Clients cannot enter … more
Is a vacation to Europe on your bucket list, but you can’t quite make it there? Or have you ever wondered what it’s like to experience the pure bliss of live jazz music in a French park? … more
Enjoy these snapshots of articles written in past issues of the Nisqually Valley News from 45, 35, 25 and 15 years ago, respectively. A Look Back at This Week, 45 Years Ago • Winners of … more
Yelm Police Department  Vandalism of Property Occurs at McKenna Shell Station Yelm police officers responded to a call in the evening of Monday, July 25 after a person claimed the back … more
The Stone City is building on its rocky foundation. The City of Tenino announced Thursday it has entered into a lease agreement with the Tenino Stone Carvers to occupy a portion of a city-owned … more
Last week, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Harris Jewelers, a national jewelry outlet, would provide over $1.5 million in debt relief and refunds to over 1,000 service … more
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