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The Kitsap Sun
Attorney general seeks contempt order against Tim Eymaninto the initiative promoter's campaign finance practices. Ferguson said he wa
Attorney general seeks contempt order against Tim Eyman
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
into the initiative promoter's campaign finance practices. Ferguson said he was also seeking a similar ruling from a Thurston County judge against signature gathering firm Citizen Solutions, saying that both Eyman and his committees have... Read more
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The Columbian
Attorney general seeks contempt order against Tim Eymaninto the initiative promoter’s campaign finance practices. Ferguson said he wa
Attorney general seeks contempt order against Tim Eyman
The Columbian / Posted 3 hours ago
into the initiative promoter’s campaign finance practices. Ferguson said he was also seeking a similar ruling from a Thurston County judge against signature gathering firm Citizen Solutions, saying that both Eyman and his committees have... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Attorney general seeks contempt order against Tim Eymanpractices. Ferguson filed a motion seeking the order Wednesday, and said he wa
Attorney general seeks contempt order against Tim Eyman
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 hours ago
practices. Ferguson filed a motion seeking the order Wednesday, and said he was also seeking a similar ruling from a Thurston County judge against signature gathering firm Citizen Solutions. Ferguson said Eyman and the committees have failed... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Attorney general seeks contempt order against Tim Eymanpractices. Ferguson filed a motion seeking the order Wednesday, and said he wa
Attorney general seeks contempt order against Tim Eyman
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 hours ago
practices. Ferguson filed a motion seeking the order Wednesday, and said he was also seeking a similar ruling from a Thurston County judge against signature gathering firm Citizen Solutions. Ferguson says that Eyman and the committees have... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Attorney general seeks contempt order against Tim EymanFerguson filed a motion seeking the order Wednesday, and said he was also seeki
Attorney general seeks contempt order against Tim Eyman
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 hours ago
Ferguson filed a motion seeking the order Wednesday, and said he was also seeking a similar ruling from a Thurston County judge against signature gathering firm Citizen Solutions. Ferguson says that Eyman and the committees have failed to meet the... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Unlicensed Lacey pot shop raided, shut downLACEY, Wash. – Thurston County deputies shut down an unlicensed medical marijua
Unlicensed Lacey pot shop raided, shut down
KING5 Seattle / Posted 21 hours ago
LACEY, Wash. – Thurston County deputies shut down an unlicensed medical marijuana shop in Lacey Tuesday afternoon. A lawyer for Sonshine Organics said deputies seized bags full of marijuana meant for patients. “It’s completely ridiculous,” said... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Unlicensed Lacey pot shop raided, shut downLACEY, Wash. – Thurston County deputies shut down an unlicensed medical marijua
Unlicensed Lacey pot shop raided, shut down
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
LACEY, Wash. – Thurston County deputies shut down an unlicensed medical marijuana shop in Lacey Tuesday afternoon. A lawyer for Sonshine Organics said deputies seized bags full of marijuana meant for patients. “It’s completely ridiculous,” said... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Woman who committed suicide after traffic stop ID’da self-inflicted gunshot wound, said Coroner Wes Stockwell. As part of the auto
Woman who committed suicide after traffic stop ID’d
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said Coroner Wes Stockwell. As part of the autopsy, toxicology tests will be conducted. Thurston County sheriff's detectives are investigating the incident through an agreement with Mason County to avoid the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Ferry food company not letting go of contractand daughter, announced they've appealed a loss in the courts and are trying to
Ferry food company not letting go of contract
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
and daughter, announced they've appealed a loss in the courts and are trying to sway the governor's support. On July 1 a Thurston County Superior Court judge rejected Olympic's request to delay awarding the contract to Centerplate so it could... Read more
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Daily Mail
Washington man leads cops on 49-mile car chase 'because he was bored'off at 4:38 pm on Saturday, kicking off a chase that lasted for more than an ho
Washington man leads cops on 49-mile car chase 'because he was bored'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
off at 4:38 pm on Saturday, kicking off a chase that lasted for more than an hour around Washington State, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office (file picture) McNalley had no prior convictions, no warrants and held a valid driver's... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Bremerton firm fighting to continue serving food on ferriescomplexities in how Centerplate proposes to calculate its payments to the state
Bremerton firm fighting to continue serving food on ferries
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
complexities in how Centerplate proposes to calculate its payments to the state, among other angles. Judge Anne Hirsch of Thurston County Superior Court declined the Bremerton firm’s request for an injunction that would have blocked the state from... Read more
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The Columbian
Man leads Thurston County police on chase due to boredomOLYMPIA — Sheriff’s officials say a Thurston County man lead police on a chase
Man leads Thurston County police on chase due to boredom
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
OLYMPIA — Sheriff’s officials say a Thurston County man lead police on a chase across two counties because he was bored. The News Tribune reports that the 30-year-old man had no warrants or prior convictions and had a valid driver’s license when he... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Driver leads cops on 2-county, 49-mile chase — because he was boredOLYMPIA — Sheriff’s officials say a Thurston County man led police on a chase a
Driver leads cops on 2-county, 49-mile chase — because he was bored
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
OLYMPIA — Sheriff’s officials say a Thurston County man led police on a chase across two counties because he was bored. The News Tribune reports that the 30-year-old man had no warrants or prior convictions and had a valid driver’s license when he... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Wash. man leads police on chase because he was boredOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Sheriff's officials said a Thurston County man lead polic
Wash. man leads police on chase because he was bored
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Sheriff's officials said a Thurston County man lead police on a chase across two counties because he was bored. News reports said the 30-year-old man had no warrants or prior convictions and had a valid driver's license when he... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Man leads cops on high-speed chase from Tumwater to Pierce County (and back) due to boredomOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a Thurston County man lead police
Man leads cops on high-speed chase from Tumwater to Pierce County (and back) due to boredom
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Sheriff’s officials say a Thurston County man lead police on a chase across two counties because he was bored. The News Tribune reports that the 30-year-old man had no warrants or prior convictions and had a valid driver’s... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Man leads Thurston County police on chase due to boredomOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a Thurston County man lead police
Man leads Thurston County police on chase due to boredom
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a Thurston County man lead police on a chase across two counties because he was bored. The News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/29ZMLsv ) that the 30-year-old man had no warrants or prior convictions and... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Wash. man leads police on chase because he was boredOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Sheriff's officials said a Thurston County man lead polic
Wash. man leads police on chase because he was bored
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 2 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Sheriff's officials said a Thurston County man lead police on a chase across two counties because he was bored. News reports said the 30-year-old man had no warrants or prior convictions and had a valid driver's license when he... Read more
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Crosscut
How much money will it take to make Seattle arts better?pass a tax increase, while the City of Spokane might. “It’s the same thing wit
How much money will it take to make Seattle arts better?
Crosscut / Posted 2 days ago
pass a tax increase, while the City of Spokane might. “It’s the same thing with Tacoma and Pierce County and Olympia and Thurston County, and all of these locations are moving forward in making a program happen,” Brown says. San Juan County and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Man leads police on 49-mile high-speed chase because he was ‘just bored’A Thurston County man led multiple police agencies in a sometimes dangerous pur
Man leads police on 49-mile high-speed chase because he was ‘just bored’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
A Thurston County man led multiple police agencies in a sometimes dangerous pursuit that spanned two counties and 49 miles on Saturday evening because he was bored, the county sheriff’s office said. Sgt. Dave Odegaard with the Thurston County... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Former Marine saves up to make big gift to food bankBy Ben Muir, The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Thurston County Fo
Former Marine saves up to make big gift to food bank
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
By Ben Muir, The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Thurston County Food Bank receives emails from people who want to help every day. Some offer an egg carton or loaf of bread. Others help wash cars or give cash donations, usually $10 to... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
TULIP to fold into larger credit unionof a small group of local volunteers, TULIP has always sought to promote econom
TULIP to fold into larger credit union
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
of a small group of local volunteers, TULIP has always sought to promote economic opportunities for low income members in Thurston County. “From the very beginning, our credit union was founded on the principle of serving low-income households... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
40/40 Small town banker & statewide impactare the results since 2014 when she became program director for the statewide P
40/40 Small town banker & statewide impact
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
are the results since 2014 when she became program director for the statewide Procurement Technical Assistance Center at Thurston County Economic Development Center. The program with its eight sub-centers and 14 staff members has become a... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Deputies continue search for missing Thurston County grandmotherYELM, Wash. – Gayle Doyle has been missing for more than six weeks. Thurston C
Deputies continue search for missing Thurston County grandmother
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 13 days ago
YELM, Wash. – Gayle Doyle has been missing for more than six weeks. Thurston County Sheriff’s Deputies said officers used cadaver dogs to search several parcels in the county, but so far no new clues have surfaced. Doyle’s family told Q13 News that... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Tumwater Police: Robbery a possible motive in shooting that injures 4one of the suspects shot an 18-year-old who lives in the home, then another res
Tumwater Police: Robbery a possible motive in shooting that injures 4
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
one of the suspects shot an 18-year-old who lives in the home, then another resident shot at least two of the suspects. A Thurston County Swat team went into the house and found a third suspect-who also had a gunshot wound. Police also found... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Police arrest second man in triple homicide near LaceyOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a second man in connection with
Police arrest second man in triple homicide near Lacey
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 14 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a second man in connection with a triple homicide near Lacey in June. Thurston County Sheriff Sgt. Carla Carter said in a news release 23-year-old Erique "Ricky" Lamere was booked into Thurston County... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Man sought as material witness in Lacey triple homicide booked into jail on murder chargesLACEY, Wash. — The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office says a second man is being
Man sought as material witness in Lacey triple homicide booked into jail on murder charges
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
LACEY, Wash. — The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office says a second man is being held on murder charges after three people were found dead last month after a shooting near Lacey. Deputies said Enrique “Ricky” Lamere was booked into the Thurston County... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Olympia to challenge income tax initiativean injunction to keep it off the November ballot. Opportunity for Olympia has
Olympia to challenge income tax initiative
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
an injunction to keep it off the November ballot. Opportunity for Olympia has submitted nearly 9,000 signatures to the Thurston County Auditor's Office and verification is expected by the end of the week. The proposal seeks a 1.5 percent tax... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Olympia to challenge income tax initiativean injunction to keep it off the November ballot. Opportunity for Olympia has
Olympia to challenge income tax initiative
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
an injunction to keep it off the November ballot. Opportunity for Olympia has submitted nearly 9,000 signatures to the Thurston County Auditor’s Office and verification is expected by the end of the week. The proposal seeks a 1.5 percent tax... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Olympia to challenge income tax initiativean injunction to keep it off the November ballot. Opportunity for Olympia has
Olympia to challenge income tax initiative
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 14 days ago
an injunction to keep it off the November ballot. Opportunity for Olympia has submitted nearly 9,000 signatures to the Thurston County Auditor's Office and verification is expected by the end of the week. The proposal seeks a 1.5 percent tax... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Multiple people shot during home robbery in Tumwaterwhen three others entered, and there was an exchange of gunfire. One suspect r
Multiple people shot during home robbery in Tumwater
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 14 days ago
when three others entered, and there was an exchange of gunfire. One suspect remained in the home after police arrived. Thurston County SWAT entered and found him with a self-inflicted injury. Two of the four people shot were airlifted to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
4 shot in apparent robbery near OlympiaTUMWATER, Thurston County — Authorities say at least four men were shot in an a
4 shot in apparent robbery near Olympia
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
TUMWATER, Thurston County — Authorities say at least four men were shot in an apparent armed robbery in Tumwater, south of Olympia. Tumwater Police Sgt. Jen Kolb tells The Olympian that three people entered a home around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Shots were... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Multiple people shot during home robbery in Tumwaterwhen three others entered, and there was an exchange of gunfire. One suspect r
Multiple people shot during home robbery in Tumwater
KING5 Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
when three others entered, and there was an exchange of gunfire. One suspect remained in the home after police arrived. Thurston County SWAT entered and found him with a self-inflicted injury. Two of the four people shot were airlifted to... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Multiple people shot during home robbery in Tumwatersaid it is unclear if the injured people are residents or the suspects, or who
Multiple people shot during home robbery in Tumwater
KING5 Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
said it is unclear if the injured people are residents or the suspects, or who fired the shots. One suspect remained in the home after shooting. Thurston County SWAT entered the home to find him with a self-inflicted injury. Copyright 2... Read more
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The Columbian
Motorist arrested in shooting of pedestrianan intersection. Police spokesman Lt. Paul Lower said Michael Volz, of Olympia
Motorist arrested in shooting of pedestrian
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
an intersection. Police spokesman Lt. Paul Lower said Michael Volz, of Olympia, was arrested early Tuesday and booked into Thurston County Jail on investigation of first-degree assault. His bail was set at $10,000 Tuesday afternoon. The argument... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Shortage of federal staff slows gopher reviewThurston County officials report a rise in development permit applications awai
Shortage of federal staff slows gopher review
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
Thurston County officials report a rise in development permit applications awaiting review for any impact on Mazama Pocket gophers, which were listed in April 2014 as an Endangered Species by the federal agency overseeing their protection. But a... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Police arrest driver after skateboarder is shot during altercation in Olympiaan altercation at an intersection. Police spokesman Lt. Paul Lower says Michae
Police arrest driver after skateboarder is shot during altercation in Olympia
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 15 days ago
an altercation at an intersection. Police spokesman Lt. Paul Lower says Michael Volz was arrested Tuesday and booked into Thurston County Jail on investigation of first-degree assault. Police say the pedestrian struck the vehicle’s hood with his... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Man arrested in shooting during altercation in Olympiaan altercation at an intersection. Police spokesman Lt. Paul Lower says Michae
Man arrested in shooting during altercation in Olympia
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 15 days ago
an altercation at an intersection. Police spokesman Lt. Paul Lower says Michael Volz was arrested Tuesday and booked into Thurston County Jail on investigation of first-degree assault. The argument happened Monday night between the 20-year-old... Read more
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The Columbian
Fraser for lieutenant governorcitizens of our state. She has a long record of public service: 23 years as a
Fraser for lieutenant governor
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
citizens of our state. She has a long record of public service: 23 years as a legislator and, prior to that, she served as Thurston County commissioner. Fraser has earned the trust of both political parties. She will bring knowledge, experience... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Human remains found along Thurston County hiking trailA Thurston County hiking trail was closed after authorities discovered human re
Human remains found along Thurston County hiking trail
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 17 days ago
A Thurston County hiking trail was closed after authorities discovered human remains next to it. KIRO-TV reports that the male remains were found next to the Yelm-Tenino trail near the Deschutes River on Thursday. Officials say there was no evidence... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Human remains found along Thurston County hiking trailOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A Thurston County hiking trail was closed after authoriti
Human remains found along Thurston County hiking trail
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A Thurston County hiking trail was closed after authorities discovered human remains next to it. KIRO-TV reports (http://kiro.tv/29KzXed ) that the male remains were found next to the Yelm-Tenino trail near the Deschutes River... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Election watchdog votes to send Tim Eyman case to attorney generalthe documents to be disclosed by July 13. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferg
Election watchdog votes to send Tim Eyman case to attorney general
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
the documents to be disclosed by July 13. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson had filed petitions in Snohomish and Thurston County Superior Courts asking them to enforce subpoenas seeking documents pertaining to Eyman, his political... Read more
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The Columbian
Election watchdog votes to send Eyman case to AGthe documents to be disclosed by July 13. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferg
Election watchdog votes to send Eyman case to AG
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
the documents to be disclosed by July 13. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson had filed petitions in Snohomish and Thurston County Superior Courts asking them to enforce subpoenas seeking documents pertaining to Eyman, his political... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Election watchdog votes to send Eyman case to AGthe documents to be disclosed by July 13. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferg
Election watchdog votes to send Eyman case to AG
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 19 days ago
the documents to be disclosed by July 13. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson had filed petitions in Snohomish and Thurston County Superior Courts asking them to enforce subpoenas seeking documents pertaining to Eyman, his political... Read more
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The Columbian
Election watchdog considers new allegations against Eymanthe documents to be disclosed by July 13. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferg
Election watchdog considers new allegations against Eyman
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
the documents to be disclosed by July 13. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson had filed petitions in Snohomish and Thurston County Superior Courts asking them to enforce subpoenas seeking documents pertaining to Eyman, his political... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Motorcyclist killed in I-5 crash in Olympiakilled a motorcyclist, the department said. According the Patrol’s preliminary
Motorcyclist killed in I-5 crash in Olympia
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
killed a motorcyclist, the department said. According the Patrol’s preliminary investigation, Edmund Cross, 34, of Lacey, Thurston County, was traveling northbound on Interstate 5 near McAllister Creek when he collided with a semitruck and was... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Providence, Fairfax file for new hospitalJune by filing a joint application to the state seeking a Certificate of Need t
Providence, Fairfax file for new hospital
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
June by filing a joint application to the state seeking a Certificate of Need to open a new 85-bed psychiatric hospital in Thurston County. The extensive paperwork went to State Department of Health officials, who must weigh this application with... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Providence St. Joseph merger officialof Everett closed June by filing a joint application for a Certificate of Need
Providence St. Joseph merger official
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 20 days ago
of Everett closed June by filing a joint application for a Certificate of Need to open a new 85-bed psychiatric hospital in Thurston County. The new facility, preemptively dubbed Olympia Behavioral Health LLC, would open in early 2018 if approved.... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Early AM business fire in Olympiafor the structure and $500,000 for the contents. At the peak, approximately 35
Early AM business fire in Olympia
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
for the structure and $500,000 for the contents. At the peak, approximately 35 firefighters were on the scene, including those from City of Tumwater and Thurston County Fire Districts 6, 8 and 9. There were no injuries reported. Adv... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Firefighters: Flames destroy Olympia warehouse, causing $850,000 in damageresponders could see the fire from the downtown station located blocks from the
Firefighters: Flames destroy Olympia warehouse, causing $850,000 in damage
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 22 days ago
responders could see the fire from the downtown station located blocks from the warehouse. It took Olympia, Lacey, Thurston County, and Tumwater firefighters several hours to put out the flames. Deputy fire chief Greg Wright said a local... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Fire destroys Olympia warehousedowntown Olympia overnight, according to the Olympia Fire Department. Emergenc
Fire destroys Olympia warehouse
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
downtown Olympia overnight, according to the Olympia Fire Department. Emergency personnel from Olympia, Tumwater and three Thurston County fire districts responded to the scene in the 200 block of Adams Street Northeast just after 1:15 a.m.... Read more
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