A proposed community that would house sexually violent predators transferred off McNeil Island has shut down before it ever opened.
Communities are rallying together hoping to put an end to sex offender transfers off McNeil Island.
The fight to stop the transfer of five sex offenders from McNeil island into a home in Tenino is far from over.
The Thurston County Sheriff's Office says employees with the Department of Corrections (DOC) and the Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS) have received death threats and property destruction threats over a planned facility to house Level 3 sex offenders near Tenino.
A town hall meeting aimed at discussing a controversial sex offender treatment center in Tenino has been canceled due to threats, state agencies say.
Residents are pushing back against a facility meant, to house sex offenders from McNeil Island, from coming into their neighborhood.
An emotional grassroots campaign against housing top-level sex offenders may be paying off in Thurston County.
Troopers are investigating a deadly crash involving three cars Thursday afternoon in Thurston County.