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2 hrs ago | The Olympian

Port of Olympia focus of chamber forum

The Port of Olympia is the subject of the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce's August lunch forum.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA

6 hrs ago | The Olympian

Valenzuela an adversary to south county residents

As I observe "Valenzuela for Commissioner" signs posted around Thurston County, I must remind my friends and neighbors the damage done to our community by County Commissioner Karen Valenzuela and her commissioner colleagues these last few years.

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10 hrs ago | The Olympian

Restaurant inspections for July 23

Comments are taken directly from the latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the Thurston County Environmental Health Office.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Olympian

South Sound unemployment numbers plunge in June

At face value that would appear to be the case as the monthly unemployment rate for June fell sharply in both Pierce and Thurston counties.

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Related Topix: 9

The Olympian

Frank pleads not guilty to attempted robbery charges

William Thomas C. Frank III, vice chairman of the Nisqually Tribal Council and the son of legendary Nisqually tribal leader Billy Frank Jr., pleaded not guilty to two counts of attempted robbery in the first degree at Thurston County Superior Court Tuesday morning.

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The Olympian

Evergreen to host Active Shooter Response Training Wednesday

From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, The Evergreen State College will host a Active Shooter Response Training, involving multiple law enforcement and fire agencies from around Thurston County.

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Related Topix: Evergreen State College

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Olympian

Fireworks-related infractions fall to 2 in Lacey

The number of fireworks-related tickets fell to two in Lacey this year, but Thurston County dispatchers still received more than 60 Lacey-related complaints on July 4 and more than 100 complaints starting in June.

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Related Topix: Lacey, WA

The CPA Technology Advisor

Fire Commissioner, Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to 280 Fraud Counts

On his Facebook page, Kyle Baxter advertised that he would complete and file tax returns for $40.

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Related Topix: Fire, Tax, Olympia, WA

The Olympian

County issues swimming advisory for Burfoot Park

Thurston County health officials have issued an advisory for Burfoot Park after testing showed elevated levels of bacteria in the water.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Olympian

Lakefair parade carries on tradition

Sunday is the last day for the 57th annual Capital Lakefair, which will be open from noon-midnight at Capitol Lake Park in downtown Olympia.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Olympian

Thurston County ordered to pay millions in Maytown case

An effective but illegal plan by Thurston County to torpedo the sale of a Port of Tacoma-owned tract near Maytown for use as a gravel mine could cost the county $12 million.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

The Olympian

Thurston County ordered to pay millions in Maytown case

An effective but illegal plan by Thurston County to torpedo the sale of a Port of Tacoma-owned tract near Maytown for use as a gravel mine could cost the county $12 million.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Olympian

Victims deal with aftermath of Thurston County fire commissionera s tax scheme

On his Facebook page, Kyle Baxter advertised that he would complete and file tax returns for $40.

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Related Topix: Fire, Tax, Olympia, WA

The Olympian

Legislature should support water quality plan

Because people in Washington eat more fish than those in most other states, environmental and fishing groups have pressured the federal Environmental Protection Agency to force the state to adopt Oregon's water quality standards, the highest in the nation.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Olympian

Olympian Feature Photography - Summer 2014

The July 5th dinner bell rings for a trio of somewhat impatient baby Swallows as they await their evening meal from mom and dad in an east Thurston County birdhouse.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA

The News Tribune

All five bridges in Thurston County struck by excavator boom will need repairs

Damage shown on the 93rd Avenue overpass on Interstate 5 in Thurston County. A dump truck hauling heavy machinery struck five overpasses on Interstate 5 on Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Montesano, WA, Tumwater, WA

The Olympian

Jefferson joins editorial board

Larry Jefferson begins his 12-month term this week as one of two community representatives on the editorial board.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Evergreen State College, University of Puget Sound, Seattle University, King County, WA, Opinion

The Olympian

Restaurant inspections for July 16

Comments are taken directly from the latest Thurston County inspection reports, which are available at each food establishment and at the Thurston County Environmental Health Office.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Olympian

Vehicle swallowed up by rising tide at Luhr Beach

A full-size Dodge Ram truck that got caught in a rising tide on Sunday had to be hauled out of the water with the assistance of the Thurston County Sheriff's Office, Lacey Fire District 3 and Nisqually Towing.

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Related Topix: Lacey, WA

The Olympian

Court helps veterans gain control of thier lives

Thurston County led the state and the nation in helping veterans regain stability in their lives.

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Related Topix: Gig Harbor, WA, Mukilteo, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee

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