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Q13 FOX Seattle
WA Secretary of State race: Wyman vs. Podlodowskiare trying to break that hold. Incumbent Republican Kim Wyman was first electe
WA Secretary of State race: Wyman vs. Podlodowski
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 22 hours ago
are trying to break that hold. Incumbent Republican Kim Wyman was first elected in 2012. Prior to that she was the Thurston County Auditor, overseeing elections. Democratic challenger Tina Podlodoswki is a former Microsoft Manager and... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
County unemployment numbers for August releasedreleased its monthly county employment report for August, and the picture remai
County unemployment numbers for August released
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
released its monthly county employment report for August, and the picture remains very much the same as it has for months. Thurston County remains one of the healthiest in the state in terms of the jobless rate. Its 5.9 percent August unemployment... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Mass shootings in Washington statea convenience store and escape. Police arrested a man with elaborate Nazi tatto
Mass shootings in Washington state
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
a convenience store and escape. Police arrested a man with elaborate Nazi tattoos. June 22, 2016: A shooting near Lacey, Thurston County, left two men and one woman dead inside a travel trailer. Another man was injured. Police said... Read more
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Crosscut
Washington state is named for a slaveowner — should it be renamed?refused to ratify the amendments at the time. Oregon’s history of racial exclu
Washington state is named for a slaveowner — should it be renamed?
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
refused to ratify the amendments at the time. Oregon’s history of racial exclusion spilled over into Washington too. Thurston County — home to our seat of government, Olympia — is named for a key political figure in Oregon’s history, Samuel... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
2016 Women of Influence namedRealty Lisa Gifford, director of corporate strategy, Alliance Enterprises Kel
2016 Women of Influence named
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
Realty Lisa Gifford, director of corporate strategy, Alliance Enterprises Kelli Hegsted, CFO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County Juli Norris, CFO, Chi-Chack LLC Jeanne Sockle, managing partner Morris-Sickle, PLLC And the 2016 Lifetime... Read more
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The Seattle Times
$99 Road Trip: Bacon whiskey and apple fritters along Olympia’s back roadsis 60 miles south of downtown Seattle via Interstate 5. The Thurston Bountiful
$99 Road Trip: Bacon whiskey and apple fritters along Olympia’s back roads
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
is 60 miles south of downtown Seattle via Interstate 5. The Thurston Bountiful Byway is accessible from various points in Thurston County, including from I-5 via the Nisqually exit (Exit 114) or from Highway 101 via the Mud Bay exit. See the map... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
PUD sued over new power lineOKANOGAN — A Pierce County couple and a Thurston County woman are suing the Oka
PUD sued over new power line
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
OKANOGAN — A Pierce County couple and a Thurston County woman are suing the Okanogan County Public Utility District over construction of the Pateros-to-Twisp transmission line. In the Okanogan County Superior Court lawsuit, filed Sept. 12, Mark A.... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Police arrest 21 adults, save 4 children in child sex stingdozen suspected child sex predators are off the streets after the Washington St
Police arrest 21 adults, save 4 children in child sex sting
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
dozen suspected child sex predators are off the streets after the Washington State Patrol conducted a sting operation in Thurston County. Police said they caught some repeat offenders during what they call Operation Net Nanny. The state patrol... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
WSP Sex Sting busts 20 accused of wanting sex with childrenTHURSTON COUNTY, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol arrested 20 men who detec
WSP Sex Sting busts 20 accused of wanting sex with children
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol arrested 20 men who detectives said showed up to a Thurston County apartment planning to have sex with children. Most of the men face attempted rape of a child charges. According to court... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
WSP sex sting busts 20 accused of wanting sex with childrenTHURSTON COUNTY, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol arrested 20 men who detec
WSP sex sting busts 20 accused of wanting sex with children
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 days ago
THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol arrested 20 men who detectives said showed up to a Thurston County apartment planning to have sex with children. Most of the men face attempted rape of a child charges. According to court... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
WSP Sex Sting busts 20 accused of wanting sex with childrenTHURSTON COUNTY, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol arrested 20 men who detec
WSP Sex Sting busts 20 accused of wanting sex with children
KING5 Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol arrested 20 men who detectives said showed up to a Thurston County apartment planning to have sex with children. Most of the men face attempted rape of a child charges. According to court... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Dubious voter-turnout claims in heated race for secretary of stateeligible being registered and 100 percent of those people voting,” Podlodowski
Dubious voter-turnout claims in heated race for secretary of state
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
eligible being registered and 100 percent of those people voting,” Podlodowski said. Wyman, who supervised elections in Thurston County and was county auditor for 20 years before becoming secretary of state, often talks more about the successful... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘Income tax’ wording struck from Olympia ballot proposalof Olympia’s wealthiest households — continues to test legal boundaries on its
‘Income tax’ wording struck from Olympia ballot proposal
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
of Olympia’s wealthiest households — continues to test legal boundaries on its way to the Nov. 8 election. This past week, Thurston County Superior Court Judge Anne Hirsch ordered a revision of the initiative’s written summary in response to an... Read more
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The Seattle Times
FBI’s creation of fake news story didn’t violate policy, federal report saysaddress to agents investigating the threats that had led to several evacuations
FBI’s creation of fake news story didn’t violate policy, federal report says
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
address to agents investigating the threats that had led to several evacuations at Timberline High School in Lacey, Thurston County. An FBI undercover agent posed as an Associated Press employee during online contacts with the suspect, who... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Thurston County sheriff recovering in Seattle after crashThe Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state says Sheriff John Snaz
Thurston County sheriff recovering in Seattle after crash
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 12 days ago
The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state says Sheriff John Snaza is recovering at a Seattle rehabilitation center after he was hurt in a Montana motorcycle crash last month. Authorities said Snaza was taken to the rehabilitation... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Thurston County sheriff recovering in Seattle after crashOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state
Thurston County sheriff recovering in Seattle after crash
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 12 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state says Sheriff John Snaza is recovering at a Seattle rehabilitation center after he was hurt in a Montana motorcycle crash last month. Authorities said Snaza was taken to... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza moved to Seattle hospital after motorcycle crash in MontanaSEATTLE — Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza, critically injured last month in
Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza moved to Seattle hospital after motorcycle crash in Montana
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 12 days ago
SEATTLE — Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza, critically injured last month in a motorcycle crash in Montana, has been transferred to Harborview Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Center. The sheriff’s office said Snaza was transported on Tuesday by... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Garden offers young offenders ���Seeds of Change'THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – Wrong decisions and stupid moves. That’s how 17-year-
Garden offers young offenders ���Seeds of Change'
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 13 days ago
THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – Wrong decisions and stupid moves. That’s how 17-year-old Trevor Lund explains his robbery and theft convictions from earlier this year. But over the summer he said he learned his lesson. “I think I became a better person,”... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Garden offers young offenders ‘Seeds of Change'THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – Wrong decisions and stupid moves. That’s how 17-year-
Garden offers young offenders ‘Seeds of Change'
KING5 Seattle / Posted 13 days ago
THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – Wrong decisions and stupid moves. That’s how 17-year-old Trevor Lund explains his robbery and theft convictions from earlier this year. But over the summer he said he learned his lesson. “I think I became a better person,”... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
2 men shot in Thurston County home invasionThurston County Sheriff's deputies are searching for three suspects after two m
2 men shot in Thurston County home invasion
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 13 days ago
Thurston County Sheriff's deputies are searching for three suspects after two men were shot during a home invasion. Lt. Tim Rudloff said in a news release Monday that two men and a woman fled the scene after entering the home Sunday night with guns... Read more
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The Seattle Times
2 shot in Thurston County home invasionThurston County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for three suspects after two m
2 shot in Thurston County home invasion
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
Thurston County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for three suspects after two men were shot during a home invasion. Lt. Tim Rudloff said in a news release Monday that two men and a woman fled the scene after entering the home Sunday night with guns... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
2 men shot in Thurston County home invasionOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Thurston County Sheriff's deputies are searching for thre
2 men shot in Thurston County home invasion
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 14 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Thurston County Sheriff's deputies are searching for three suspects after two men were shot during a home invasion. Lt. Tim Rudloff said in a news release Monday that two men and a woman fled the scene after entering the home... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Two men shot during home invasion near LaceyNorthwest. A male resident of the home called 911 reporting that he and a frien
Two men shot during home invasion near Lacey
KING5 Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
Northwest. A male resident of the home called 911 reporting that he and a friend were shot by intruders, according to Thurston County Sheriff's Office. Deputies arrived at the residence they discovered one man had been shot in the stomach and... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
2 wounded after home invasion in Thurston CountyTHURSTON COUNTY – Thurston County Sheriff’s office is investigating after two m
2 wounded after home invasion in Thurston County
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
THURSTON COUNTY – Thurston County Sheriff’s office is investigating after two men were wounded during a home invasion. The sheriff’s office responded to the 4000 block of 15th Avenue NE Sunday night on reports of shots being fired. Two men were... Read more
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The Columbian
Secretary of state race is heating upto registrations. Podlodowski also wants more drop boxes for voters around the
Secretary of state race is heating up
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
to registrations. Podlodowski also wants more drop boxes for voters around the state. Wyman, who previously served as the Thurston County auditor and the county’s elections director, noted that her office already does a best-practices review of... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Washington secretary of state race heats up ahead of voteto registrations. Podlodowski also wants more drop boxes for voters around the
Washington secretary of state race heats up ahead of vote
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 15 days ago
to registrations. Podlodowski also wants more drop boxes for voters around the state. Wyman, who previously served as the Thurston County auditor and the county's elections director, noted that her office already does a best-practices review of... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Washington secretary of state heats up ahead of voteto registrations. Podlodowski also wants more drop boxes for voters around the
Washington secretary of state heats up ahead of vote
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 15 days ago
to registrations. Podlodowski also wants more drop boxes for voters around the state. Wyman, who previously served as the Thurston County auditor and the county's elections director, noted that her office already does a best-practices review of... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Thurston County approves fee deferments for housingThurston County Commissioners have taken action to help incentivize the constru
Thurston County approves fee deferments for housing
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
Thurston County Commissioners have taken action to help incentivize the construction of single family housing in the area. Today, the County approved changes to the Thurston County Code for voluntary deferment of impact fees until final building... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Man charged over harassment accusations against prosecutorDale Allen Paine was charged Wednesday with two counts of harassment and ordere
Man charged over harassment accusations against prosecutor
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
Dale Allen Paine was charged Wednesday with two counts of harassment and ordered held on $100,000 bail. Thurston County Deputy Prosecutor Joseph Wheeler is representing the state because Meyer is the victim in the case. Meyer... Read more
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The Columbian
Man charged over harassment accusations against prosecutorDale Allen Paine was charged Wednesday with two counts of harassment and ordere
Man charged over harassment accusations against prosecutor
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
Dale Allen Paine was charged Wednesday with two counts of harassment and ordered held on $100,000 bail. Thurston County Deputy Prosecutor Joseph Wheeler is representing the state because Meyer is the victim in the case. Meyer... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Man charged over harassment accusations against Lewis County prosecutorDale Allen Paine was charged Wednesday with two counts of harassment and ordere
Man charged over harassment accusations against Lewis County prosecutor
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 17 days ago
Dale Allen Paine was charged Wednesday with two counts of harassment and ordered held on $100,000 bail. Thurston County Deputy Prosecutor Joseph Wheeler is representing the state because Meyer is the victim in the case. Meyer... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Man charged over harassment accusations against prosecutorDale Allen Paine was charged Wednesday with two counts of harassment and ordere
Man charged over harassment accusations against prosecutor
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 17 days ago
Dale Allen Paine was charged Wednesday with two counts of harassment and ordered held on $100,000 bail. Thurston County Deputy Prosecutor Joseph Wheeler is representing the state because Meyer is the victim in the case. Meyer... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Washington state: Wolves, wine, farms on this self-guided road trip south of Olympiafor a sample or two. When I was done, I’d sometimes end up at a local brewpub.
Washington state: Wolves, wine, farms on this self-guided road trip south of Olympia
Los Angeles Times / Posted 18 days ago
for a sample or two. When I was done, I’d sometimes end up at a local brewpub. Now, tasting trips in the Evergreen State’s Thurston County around the state capital are easier to navigate, courtesy of the new Thurston Bountiful Byway self-guided... Read more
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The Columbian
Appeals court upholds dismissal of suitOLYMPIA — Washington’s appeals court has upheld a Thurston County judge’s dismi
Appeals court upholds dismissal of suit
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
OLYMPIA — Washington’s appeals court has upheld a Thurston County judge’s dismissal of a Public Records Act lawsuit against The Evergreen State College. Open-government advocate Arthur West filed the suit in 2012, alleging that the college withheld... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Coach to close out a storied career this seasonthe quality of athletic programs in the state of Washington," said Dick Nichols
Coach to close out a storied career this season
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 23 days ago
the quality of athletic programs in the state of Washington," said Dick Nichols, a former KGY radio broadcaster who covered Thurston County football for decades. "He's the gold standard." In terms of winning football games, yes. Otton has amassed... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Sheriff injured in bike crash upgraded to serious conditionOLYMPIA, Wash. - The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state says
Sheriff injured in bike crash upgraded to serious condition
KING5 Seattle / Posted 24 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state says Sheriff John Snaza has been upgraded from critical to serious condition after he was hurt in a Montana motorcycle crash. Authorities said Wednesday Snaza had a breathing... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Sheriff injured in bike crash upgraded to serious conditionThe Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state says Sheriff John Snaz
Sheriff injured in bike crash upgraded to serious condition
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 24 days ago
The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state says Sheriff John Snaza has been upgraded from critical to serious condition after he was hurt in a Montana motorcycle crash. Authorities said Wednesday Snaza had a breathing tube removed and... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Online auction set for Thurston County computersNeed some hardware? Thurston County is holding an online auction for desktops a
Online auction set for Thurston County computers
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
Need some hardware? Thurston County is holding an online auction for desktops and laptops. The auction will be open for bids starting Thursday, Sept. 1 at 9 a.m. and closing Thursday, Sept. 15 at 9 a.m. Condition of the items vary and are sold on... Read more
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ABC Montana
Sheriff injured in bike crash upgraded to serious conditionOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state
Sheriff injured in bike crash upgraded to serious condition
ABC Montana / Posted 25 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state says Sheriff John Snaza has been upgraded from critical to serious condition after he was hurt in a Montana motorcycle crash. Authorities said Wednesday Snaza had a... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Sheriff injured in bike crash upgraded to serious conditionOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state
Sheriff injured in bike crash upgraded to serious condition
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 25 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state says Sheriff John Snaza has been upgraded from critical to serious condition after he was hurt in a Montana motorcycle crash. Authorities said Wednesday Snaza had a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Oregon Trail historical markers get a face-lifta marker in Toledo in Lewis County was restored this month. The next two proje
Oregon Trail historical markers get a face-lift
The Seattle Times / Posted 25 days ago
a marker in Toledo in Lewis County was restored this month. The next two projects are Friday in Tenino and Bush Prairie in Thurston County. The first marker was installed in 1913 in what is now Sylvester Park in Olympia, and the rest were put in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Sheriff injured in bike crash upgraded to serious conditionOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state
Sheriff injured in bike crash upgraded to serious condition
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 25 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Thurston County Sheriff's Office in Washington state says Sheriff John Snaza has been upgraded from critical to serious condition after he was hurt in a Montana motorcycle crash. Authorities said Wednesday Snaza had a... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
New beer honors fallen service membersTHURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – A new beer aims to honor and support fallen service me
New beer honors fallen service members
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 26 days ago
THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – A new beer aims to honor and support fallen service members. Dog Tag Brewing’s “Legacy Lager” will be sold in the Seattle area starting September 1, according to the Columbia Distributing Company. All of the proceeds from... Read more
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First Coast News
New beer honors fallen service membersTHURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – A new beer aims to honor and support fallen service me
New beer honors fallen service members
First Coast News / Posted 27 days ago
THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – A new beer aims to honor and support fallen service members. Dog Tag Brewing’s “Legacy Lager” will be sold in the Seattle area starting September 1, according to the Columbia Distributing Company. All of the proceeds from... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Thurston County woman says elderly dog was wrongly impoundedA Thurston County woman has filed a theft report after her family’s 12-year-old
Thurston County woman says elderly dog was wrongly impounded
The Seattle Times / Posted 27 days ago
A Thurston County woman has filed a theft report after her family’s 12-year-old dog was impounded over accusations of neglect. Krystle Osgood said that Ginger, a white Shih Tzu-Maltese mix, had been walking Aug. 18 near the gravel road at the edge... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
‘Wonderful news’ on Thurston County sheriff’s recovery from motorcycle crashOLYMPIA, Wash. — Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza, critically injured last we
‘Wonderful news’ on Thurston County sheriff’s recovery from motorcycle crash
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 27 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza, critically injured last week in a motorcycle crash in Montana, woke up Monday and was able to breathe on his own and speak, the sheriff’s office said. “TCSO and Sheriff Snaza’s family are happy to... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
New beer honors fallen service membersTHURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – A new beer aims to honor and support fallen service me
New beer honors fallen service members
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 27 days ago
THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – A new beer aims to honor and support fallen service members. Dog Tag Brewing’s “Legacy Lager” will be sold in the Seattle area starting September 1, according to the Columbia Distributing Company. All of the proceeds from... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Injured Thurston County sheriff removed from ventilatorInjured Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza is showing signs of improvement, and
Injured Thurston County sheriff removed from ventilator
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 27 days ago
Injured Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza is showing signs of improvement, and was removed from a ventilator Monday. According to Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, Snaza was able to breath, speak, and communicate with his family, despite a “severe”... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Beer honors, supports fallen service membersTHURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – A new beer aims to honor and support fallen service me
Beer honors, supports fallen service members
KING5 Seattle / Posted 27 days ago
THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. – A new beer aims to honor and support fallen service members. Dog Tag Brewing’s “Legacy Lager” will be sold in the Seattle area starting September 1, according to the Columbia Distributing Company. All of the proceeds from... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Injured Thurston County sheriff removed from ventilatorInjured Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza is showing signs of improvement, and
Injured Thurston County sheriff removed from ventilator
KING5 Seattle / Posted 27 days ago
Injured Thurston County Sheriff John Snaza is showing signs of improvement, and was removed from a ventilator Monday. According to Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, Snaza was able to breath, speak, and communicate with his family, despite a “severe”... Read more
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