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The Columbian
Family mystified by disappearance of Tumwater manSchiendelman’s personal belongings — including his wallet and cellphone — were
Family mystified by disappearance of Tumwater man
The Columbian / Posted an hour ago
Schiendelman’s personal belongings — including his wallet and cellphone — were found inside. Sgt. Carla Carter of the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office said there has been no activity in his bank account. “We’re not sure what happened,” Carter... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Anglers get ready: State and tribal officials agree to salmon plana Swinomish tribal spring chinook gill-net fishery on May 4 in the Skagit River
Anglers get ready: State and tribal officials agree to salmon plan
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
a Swinomish tribal spring chinook gill-net fishery on May 4 in the Skagit River, followed with another protest in Lacey, Thurston County, at federal offices that drew dozens of sport fishermen. The Puget Sound salmon agreement reached by the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Washington secretary of state could face tough re-election testin elections work. Before being elected to the state’s top elections job in 201
Washington secretary of state could face tough re-election test
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
in elections work. Before being elected to the state’s top elections job in 2012, she had served for a decade as the Thurston County auditor. Before that, she was the county’s elections director. “I have a proven track record of making... Read more
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The Columbian
Secretary of State Wyman could face tough test in re-election bidwork. Before being elected to the state’s top elections job in 2012, she had pr
Secretary of State Wyman could face tough test in re-election bid
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
work. Before being elected to the state’s top elections job in 2012, she had previously served for a decade as the Thurston County auditor. Before that, she was the county’s elections director. “I have a proven track record of making... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bidwork. Before being elected to the state's top elections job in 2012, she had pr
Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bid
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 8 days ago
work. Before being elected to the state's top elections job in 2012, she had previously served for a decade as the Thurston County auditor. Before that, she was the county's elections director. "I have a proven track record of making... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Hearings Board rules against county in gopher fightRelief may finally be on the horizon for builders stuck in gopher limbo in Thur
Hearings Board rules against county in gopher fight
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
Relief may finally be on the horizon for builders stuck in gopher limbo in Thurston County. Last Friday, the Western Washington Region of the Growth Management Hearings Board gave a final decision: Thurston County’s 2015 Interim Process for... Read more
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The Columbian
Fatal Centralia fire an accidentof the possible sources were found at the fire’s point of origin. The Tower ch
Fatal Centralia fire an accident
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
of the possible sources were found at the fire’s point of origin. The Tower children spent most of their childhoods in Thurston County, where their father, Brad Tower, is a lobbyist at the Capitol. He and the children’s mother, Sue Tower,... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Teen hopes personal tragedy will save livesmy brother in the body bag,” she said. The sophomore at North Thurston High Sc
Teen hopes personal tragedy will save lives
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 17 days ago
my brother in the body bag,” she said. The sophomore at North Thurston High School helped make an online video with Thurston County Target Zero called, “Slow Down, Save Lives.” Caytlin’s testimony in the video is followed by clips with the... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Teen hopes personal tragedy will save livesmy brother in the body bag,” she said. The sophomore at North Thurston High Sc
Teen hopes personal tragedy will save lives
KING5 Seattle / Posted 17 days ago
my brother in the body bag,” she said. The sophomore at North Thurston High School helped make an online video with Thurston County Target Zero called, “Slow Down, Save Lives.” Caytlin’s testimony in the video is followed by clips with the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Target shooting under scrutiny at Tahuya State Forestresponse, DNR is considering new ways to manage or restrict shooting at Tahuya
Target shooting under scrutiny at Tahuya State Forest
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 days ago
response, DNR is considering new ways to manage or restrict shooting at Tahuya and three other state forests — Capitol in Thurston County, Harry Osborne in Skagit County and Yacolt Burn near Vancouver, Wash. "DNR lands are getting more and more... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Thurston County looking for opinions on plastic bag banThurston County wants business owners to opine on the effects of the plastic ba
Thurston County looking for opinions on plastic bag ban
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
Thurston County wants business owners to opine on the effects of the plastic bag ban passed in July of 2014. During the month of may, retail owners and managers can provide feedback through an online survey. Results will include findings related to... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Thurston County seeking help marketing propertiesThurston County has some land to sell, and it’s looking to enlist some help. T
Thurston County seeking help marketing properties
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
Thurston County has some land to sell, and it’s looking to enlist some help. The Thurston County Central Services Department has put out a request for qualifications from real estate firms, brokers, or professionals with experience and expertise in... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
List of Washington school districts testing for leadLake, Spokane County Mercer Island, King County Morton, Lewis County Moses L
List of Washington school districts testing for lead
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 20 days ago
Lake, Spokane County Mercer Island, King County Morton, Lewis County Moses Lake, Grant County North Thurston, Thurston County Onalaska, Lewis County Pe Ell, Lewis County Puyallup, Pierce County Selah, Yakima County South Bend,... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
List of Washington school districts testing for leadLake, Spokane County Mercer Island, King County Morton, Lewis County Moses L
List of Washington school districts testing for lead
KING5 Seattle / Posted 20 days ago
Lake, Spokane County Mercer Island, King County Morton, Lewis County Moses Lake, Grant County North Thurston, Thurston County Onalaska, Lewis County Pe Ell, Lewis County Puyallup, Pierce County Selah, Yakima County South Bend,... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Washington school districts that test for leadLake, Spokane County Mercer Island, King County Morton, Lewis County Moses L
Washington school districts that test for lead
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 20 days ago
Lake, Spokane County Mercer Island, King County Morton, Lewis County Moses Lake, Grant County North Thurston, Thurston County Onalaska, Lewis County Pe Ell, Lewis County Puyallup, Pierce County Selah, Yakima County South Bend,... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
New psychiatric hospital could come to South Puget Soundcould soon be heading to the South Puget Sound. Washington state is considering
New psychiatric hospital could come to South Puget Sound
KING5 Seattle / Posted 20 days ago
could soon be heading to the South Puget Sound. Washington state is considering proposals to build a new hospital in Thurston County where there is not enough space to treat a growing number of the mentally ill. There simply aren’t enough... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Former Olympia school bus driver accused of child rape and molestationtime, a former Olympia school bus driver is accused of sexually abusing a stude
Former Olympia school bus driver accused of child rape and molestation
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 20 days ago
time, a former Olympia school bus driver is accused of sexually abusing a student. Jimmy Wall pleaded not guilty in a Thurston County courtroom Monday to several counts of child rape and molestation. Prosecutors say he sexually assaulted a... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Second Olympia school bus driver arrested on molestation chargestransit agency, Intercity. Wall’s attorney said his client is innocent and cla
Second Olympia school bus driver arrested on molestation charges
KING5 Seattle / Posted 21 days ago
transit agency, Intercity. Wall’s attorney said his client is innocent and claimed Wall passed a polygraph test. A Thurston County judge ordered Wall held in jail on $300,000. If he is released, he is not supposed to have any contact with... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Toxic Algae found at Pattison LakeOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Thurston County health officials are warning people and p
Toxic Algae found at Pattison Lake
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 23 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Thurston County health officials are warning people and pets to stay away from Pattison Lake. Water samples taken from the lake last week found a toxic blue-green algae. It was above the standard for recreational water... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Thurston County Military Student Mentorship programOn Thursdays in North Thurston County, lunchtime and recess are different for a
Thurston County Military Student Mentorship program
KING5 Seattle / Posted 25 days ago
On Thursdays in North Thurston County, lunchtime and recess are different for a handful of elementary school kids at Seven Oaks Elementary Each of these kids like 10-year-old Ari Leach has a military parent who is deployed. "She understands that... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Rainier Connect acquires Lacey ISPacquired ReachONE Internet of Lacey last month. ReachONE is an Internet and co
Rainier Connect acquires Lacey ISP
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
acquired ReachONE Internet of Lacey last month. ReachONE is an Internet and colocation services provider that serves Thurston County as well as Grays Harbor, Mason and Pacific Counties. It was founded in 1997. “The acquisition of ReachONE... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Providence, Fairfax consider Thurston psychiatric hospitalSt. Peter Hospital and Fairfax Behavioral Health are considering the developmen
Providence, Fairfax consider Thurston psychiatric hospital
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
St. Peter Hospital and Fairfax Behavioral Health are considering the development of an 85-bed psychiatric hospital in Thurston County. The two partnered to submit a joint letter of intent with the Washington State Department of Health last... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Proposed mental health hospital to be based in LaceyHospital and Fairfax Behavioral Health, which submitted a letter of intent for
Proposed mental health hospital to be based in Lacey
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
Hospital and Fairfax Behavioral Health, which submitted a letter of intent for an 85-bed psychiatric hospital, also in Thurston County. Right now, HealthVest’s proposal is further along than Providence’s. A public information session next... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Driver faces vehicular-assault charge after woman falls out of truck; may have brain damagetruck he was driving suffered a severe skull fracture and may have brain damage
Driver faces vehicular-assault charge after woman falls out of truck; may have brain damage
The Seattle Times / Posted 28 days ago
truck he was driving suffered a severe skull fracture and may have brain damage. Jacob Allen Wells, 18, appeared Monday in Thurston County Superior Court. He faces one count of vehicular assault, driving under the influence of drugs, third-degree... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
‘Justice for Diamond:’ Animal lovers show support for tortured, murdered dog as suspect pleads `not guilty`THURSTON COUNTY — A trial date of July 25th has now been set in Thurston County
‘Justice for Diamond:’ Animal lovers show support for tortured, murdered dog as suspect pleads `not guilty`
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted a month ago
THURSTON COUNTY — A trial date of July 25th has now been set in Thurston County for the man accused of raping and killing a young boy’s therapy dog. James Evans, the suspect that your tips helped catch, was officially arraigned for 1st degree animal... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Thurston County considers 2 bids for psychiatric hospitalOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Two health care systems have submitted separate plans to
Thurston County considers 2 bids for psychiatric hospital
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 1 months ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Two health care systems have submitted separate plans to open psychiatric hospitals in Thurston County. The Olympian reports (http://bit.ly/2464WqL ) that Providence Health & Services, working with Fairfax Behavioral Health,... Read more

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