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  1. WA: 1000+ Gun Owners Demonstrate, Commit Felonies in ProtestRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Alphecca

    Between 1,000 and 3,000 lawful gun owners showed up openly armed at the state capitol in Olympia, Wash., on Saturday to defy the newly passed gun control law, I-594. Organizer Gavin Seim made the extraordinary nature of the rally very clear, "This isn't just a protest.

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  2. Snohomish County Council: Sullivan accuses Somers of 'character assassination'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... contract because of anti-union statements he made in a fundraising letter for the Freedom Foundation, a conservative Olympia think tank.

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  3. Island County school officials to meet with state lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | South Whidbey Record

    ... are looking forward to the meeting, as it's a chance to speak directly with those with the power to make change in Olympia. Scoles said major decisions regarding topics like school funding often come back to legislators. Scoles referenced the ...

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  4. Federal meal assistance funds available for some care centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Federal Way Mirror

    ... Adele Roberts, Child Nutrition Services, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200 in Olympia, Wash. 98504. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting ...

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  5. Anti-government, Nevada standoff figures at Saturday gun rally in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Extreme anti-government figures, and veterans of an armed standoff with federal officers in Nevada, will headline a Saturday gun rally in Olympia, titled "I Will Not Comply" and keyed to defiance of voter-passed Initiative 594. The rally, slated for 11 a.m. at the State Capitol, will hear from Ammon Bundy.

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  6. Neighborhood news roundup: grant, restaurant closing, legislative...Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Phinneywood

    ... may contact the legislative office of Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles at: 219 John A. Cherberg Building, PO Box 40436, Olympia, WA 98504-0436, (360) 786-7670, Fax: (360) 786-1999 In addition to numerous reports of package thefts this time of year, we also ...

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  7. The Blow, Nelly Kate, Nu Depth and Merrin Karas at Strange MatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Style Weekly

    The Blow is one band that doesn't blow. The electro-pop group from Olympia, Washington, blows most bands out of the water.

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  8. Port of Olympia settles 3 open government lawsuitsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Washington Times

    Port of Olympia commissioners voted Monday to settle three lawsuits filed by Arthur West, an open government advocate in Olympia. The Olympian reports the port did not disclose how much money was involved in the settlement.

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  9. Sleater-Kinney to perform in New Orleans in April 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    ... go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12 . The band - Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker and Janet Weiss - was formed in Olympia, Washington in the early '90s emerging from the "riot grrrl" scene, and released a string of influential punk rock albums on ...

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  10. In Our View / County ombudsman : Official's political work displays lack of discretionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | HeraldNet

    There's no special knack in having an opinion; the trick is in knowing when, where and how to voice - or not voice - those thoughts. Snohomish County Ombudsman John Koster is hearing criticism from some county employees and County Executive John Lovick, who hired him to launch the position a year ago, because of a fundraising letter he signed in support of the Freedom Foundation, a conservative think tank based in Olympia, as Herald Writer Noah Haglund reported in Monday's Herald.

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  11. Retiring liquor chair on privatization: 'Dumbest thing we ever did'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Retiring liquor chair on privatization: 'Dumbest thing we ever did' Sharon Foster blames higher prices and increased shoplifting of alcohol, especially by minors, on the voter-approved move. Check out this story on KREM.com: OLYMPIA, Wash.

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  12. Reprehensive Springer incurring unacceptable cost | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Kirkland Reporter

    The recent news is "House Democrats elect Rep. Larry Springer of Kirkland to Deputy Majority Leader" whose job it will be to focus on business outreach and engagement. What does that mean to the taxpayers in Kirkland and Puget Sound communities? At one of the many visits to Kirkland, Reprehensive Springer was proud to announce what his job was in Olympia.

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  13. Tacoma City Business Preview - Week of December 9, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Exit 133

    It's going to be another action-packed Tacoma City Council meeting this week. There will be final votes on quite a few budget-related items, and first readings of a few new ones, along with changes relating to local businesses, City priorities and lobbyists for Olympia and D.C., some cleanup to the City code, and more - not to mention another Citizens' Forum.

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  14. County Ombudsman Koster under fire for anti-union statementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... verbal attack on organized labor came in an Oct. 11 fundraising letter for the Freedom Foundation , a right-leaning Olympia think tank. His remarks have surfaced as the County Council prepares to consider reappointing Koster for another two years. ...

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  15. County Ombudsman John Koster says ita s his right to speak his mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... verbal attack on organized labor came in an Oct. 11 fundraising letter for the Freedom Foundation , a right-leaning Olympia think tank. His remarks have surfaced as the County Council prepares to consider reappointing Koster for another two years. ...

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  16. Orkidstudio builds passive solar African orphanage using earthbag constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Inhabitat

    ... in 2000 in order to care for children in the Midrand who have been either abandoned or orphaned because of In Olympia, Washington, a village of nomadic homeless people called Camp Quixote has sprung up on the city's outskirts. Rather than banishing ...

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  17. Lawmakers get donations from opponents | CornfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Kirkland Reporter

    Tens of thousands of dollars in political donations have been reported to the state Public Disclosure Commission ahead of next week's deadline for candidates and party committees to reveal their receipts for November. State Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn, who won re-election by defeating a Republican state representative, collected nearly $10,000 from a fundraiser in Olympia put on by a cadre of longtime lobbyists.

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  18. Lions Club keeps Christmas trees affordableRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | The Daily Courier

    ... be in the Christmas tree business," said Tillman, who ships up to 20,000 trees each fall from nine fields south of Olympia, Washington. "We lost a lot of farmers who didn't make it through." Prices vary according to the variety of tree, but growers ...

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  19. Peninsula Home Fund - With new jobs and help from the Home...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... State Association of Head Start & ECEAP. "WSA is where we represent ECEAP and Early Head Start at the Capitol in Olympia to advocate for our children," she explains. About a month ago, "we went and got to sit and talk face to face with our ...

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  20. Newly chosen Port Townsend Library director to begin work in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Library technical services manager; Jennifer Fenton, 42, training coordinator for the Washington State Library in Olympia; and Maggie Snow, 42, youth services manager for the Anoka County (Minn.) Library. One of the candidates decided against the ...

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