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Tumwater, Washington is located in Thurston County. Zip codes in Tumwater, WA include 98511, 98512, and 98501. The median home price in Tumwater is $244,900 which is roughly $134/per square foot. More Tumwater information.

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8 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Veterans push aside uncertainty, find civilian jobs

Ryan Knight had a lot to figure out last May as he prepared to leave the Air Force, and he had little time do it.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KOMO News

Police: Suspects rob high-school vending machines at gunpoint

Three people were arrested Tuesday for repeatedly buglarizing Olympia High School's vending machines over the course of five or six nights, according to the Olympia Police Department.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

I-5 chase reaches speeds of 125 mph; 1 arrest

Thurston County, Washington, sheriff's officers say a man accused of threatening a woman with a board, stealing her car and leading deputies on an Interstate 5 chase that reached speeds of 125 mph has been arrested.

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KOMO News

Thurston Co. testing for water contamination after diesel spill

The Thurston County Public Health Department is testing well water at seven homes in Tumwater after a diesel spill contaminated about 1,000 square yards of land.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

I-5 chase reaches speeds of 125 mph; 1 arrest

Thurston County, Washington, sheriff's officers say a man accused of threatening a woman with a board, stealing her car and leading deputies on an Interstate 5 chase that reached speeds of 125 mph has been arrested.

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KOMO News

Thurston Co. testing for water contamination after diesel spill

The Thurston County Public Health Department is testing well water at seven homes in Tumwater after a diesel spill contaminated about 1,000 square yards of land.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Olympian

Tumwater Artesian Brewfest set for Saturday

Tumwater Artesian Brewfest, formerly known as Tumwater Oktoberfest, is set for 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course driving range.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Olympian

Sweet corn ripe early this endless summer

The commercial corn growers I've talked to recently said they can never remember their sweet corn crops ready for harvest as early as they are this year.

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The Olympian

Death notices for Aug. 19

James, 83, Lacey, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Roo-Lan Healthcare Center, Lacey.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Olympian

Busy first weekend for Tour of Homes

Tour attendees go from home to home in The Preserve at Tumwater Place development Sunday during Olympia Master Builders' 2014 Tour of Homes in Thurston County August 17th.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Olympian

Concrete block on train tracks causes fuel spill in Tumwater

The incident occurred about 9:15 p.m. Friday just south of 49th Avenue Southwest near Trosper Road and the Bonneville power station, said Lt.

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The Olympian

Nighttime lane closures on I-5 this week in Olympia and Tumwater

The first overnight lane closures will take place 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Aug. 17 through Aug. 19, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Olympian

Soldiers in Kuwait will join annual Thunder Rumble race in Tumwater

This map shows the routes for the Thunder Rumble 5K/10K event slated for Saturday, Aug. 16. The race will start at the intersection of 78th Avenue Southwest and Center Street Southwest in Tumwater, located near the Olympia Municipal Airport.

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The Olympian

Crews reschedule lane, ramp closures for Interstate 5-US 101

Beginning tonight, nighttime drivers who use Interstate 5 and US 101 in Olympia and Tumwater should expect ramp and lane closures, according to a news release.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Seattle Times

Compassion seen as way to eliminate ‘epidemic of anger’ in schools

Scarlett Lewis, whose 6-year-old son was among the 20 children murdered in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, spoke to Seattle parents and educators Tuesday at the Compassionate Schools Conference.

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The Olympian

First quarter retail sales fall in Thurston County

Thurston County retail sales fell more than 2 percent in the first quarter of the year, a disappointing result after statewide retail sales rose 5 percent in the same period.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Examiner.com

The office bar and grill in Tumwater

Looking for a great bar to check out in the Olympia area? One that caters to sports fan, the dive bar crowd, and college students alike? Look no further than the Office Bar and Grill in Tumwater, Washington.

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The Olympian

Kids prosper and find their voice at the club

What do Denzel Washington and Thurston County's Terrance Gardenhigh have in common? Although they share an uncanny ability to entertain, that's not it.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Olympian

Death notices, Aug. 10

Betty Jane "Janie," 56, Tumwater, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at home. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Tumwater, 360-753-1065.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Olympian

Residents say Tumwater - hostel' poses health and safety threat

For more than a year, neighbors have complained about constant traffic and late-night activity at the house, which is located at the dead end of 280 W Street SE.

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