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  1. Yes on Lacey Prop. 1: Parks can boost Lacey's emergence as a cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Olympian

    Lacey is unusual among South Sound cities in that its leaders were able to set aside enough land for future parks well in advance. At least they think it's enough for the foreseeable future.

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  2. Police, protesters clash in downtown Olympia over Artesian Commons Park closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | The Olympian

    Update: At least o ne lane of Fourth Avenue East is open and traffic is moving again. Police and about 20 protesters are still facing off, and police are asking people to avoid the area.

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  3. No. 2 Tumwater wraps up nonleague play with dominant win over McNaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | The Olympian

    If the way second-ranked Tumwater closed out its slate of nonleague games is any indication of how the rest of the season is going to go you can probably pencil in the T-Birds to win yet another Class 2A Evergreen Conference championship. Dylan Paine ripped off a 90-yard touchdown run on Tumwater's second play, Dylan Loftis added a 93-yard TD run in the second quarter and the T-Birds blasted visiting McNary of Keizer, Ore., 57-13, Friday at Tumwater District Stadium.

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  4. A pint of hard cider that tastes like a mojito? It's a thing -- and it's in TumwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | The Olympian

    What started as a true, Olympia-area garage start-up has fermented into a burgeoning cidery business for Tart Cider, LLC co-owners Zoe Van Schyndel and Nick Timm. Take two veterans, mix in an apple background, an interest in making hard cider at home, plus seasoned business experience and what do you have? Tart Cider LLC of Tumwater, which in a relatively short period of time has grown by leaps and bounds.

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  5. Thurston County's cat mutilations have stopped, but cat owners are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | The Olympian

    Much of Thurston County was on edge this summer as reports of dead and mutilated cats kept coming, with five cats found in the last 10 days of August alone. The last cat was found Aug. 30 off Steilacoom Road Southeast east of Lacey.

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  6. Tumwater teachers reach tentative agreement on new contract; school set to start Tuesday, union saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The Olympian

    Meeting in the Tumwater High School gymnasium Monday morning Black Hills High School teacher Matt Bell leads a jubilant group of his fellow educators in the Neil Diamond song "Sweet Caroline" as they celebrate a 98% ratification of their new two-year contract with the district. Meeting in the Tumwater High School gymnasium Monday morning Black Hills High School teacher Matt Bell leads a jubilant group of his fellow educators in the Neil Diamond song "Sweet Caroline" as they celebrate a 98% ratification of their new two-year contract with the district.

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  7. Yes on Lacey Prop. 1: Parks can boost Lacey's emergence as a cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Olympian

    Lacey is unusual among South Sound cities in that its leaders were able to set aside enough land for future parks well in advance. At least they think it's enough for the foreseeable future.

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  8. Jam-packed gathering shows support for Tumwater teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Olympian

    More than 100 people Thursday night crammed into a small meeting space and reiterated their support for striking Tumwater teachers who seek a new contract that improves pay, lowers class sizes and addresses classroom safety. Teachers have been on strike since Sept.

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  9. How do 3% raises for state workers sound?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Olympian

    This is a year of labor discontent and worker walkouts around the U.S. But some contract negotiations are being done in a peaceful, orderly way. The Washington Federation of State Employees announced that tentative agreement with Gov. Jay Inslee's labor negotiators on Thursday , affecting an estimated 32,327 union members.

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  10. No school in Tumwater Friday as strike continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Olympian

    Tumwater School District announced that schools will not open Friday and it will seek a court order to fine the Tumwater Education Association if a tentative agreement isn't reached. District spokeswoman Laurie Wiedenmeyer said the district will seek a per-day fine of $2,329.

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  11. Tumwater teachers want to hear from public at community meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Olympian

    Bush Middle School health teachger Whitney Hehemann and fellow Tumwater Education Association members rally outside the Thurston County Courthouse on Wednesday, Sept.12, 2018, following a ruling by Superior Court judge Chris Lanese to end the week-long teachers strike. The Tumwater Education Association, the union that represents Tumwater School District teachers, will hold a community meeting tonight to answer questions about the bargaining process and strike.

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  12. Tumwater district says school will start Friday, after teachers vote to keep strikingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Olympian

    Hours after a Thurston County Superior Court Judge told striking Tumwater teachers to go back to work, the teachers voted to stay on the picket line. In response, Tumwater School District officials issued notice that teachers should report to work Thursday, and students should expect to begin classes on Friday.

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  13. Judge orders end to Tumwater teachers strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Olympian

    Amid the din of a striking teachers rally outside district offices on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, Tacoma school officials outline the compensation package offered during the latest bargaining session at a press conference.

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  14. Superior Court Judge rules in favor of Tumwater School District over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Olympian

    Thurston County Superior Court Judge Chris Lanese rules in favor of the Tumwater School District's request for an injunction to end the week-long teachers strike, but stops short of setting a return date. Superior Court Judge rules in favor of Tumwater School District over striking teachers; teachers will vote today on next move Thurston County Superior Court Judge Chris Lanese granted a preliminary injunction in favor of the Tumwater School District, the latest ruling in a case against teachers who have been on a strike for little more than a week.

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  15. 4-hour standoff ends peacefully Monday night near TeninoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Olympian

    A four-hour standoff between Thurston County SWAT and a 33-year-old man ended peacefully Monday night near Tenino, according to the Thurston County Sheriff's Office. About 5 p.m. Monday, two detectives arrived at a home in the 8700 block of Skookumchuck Road Southeast to serve the man a warrant, but he refused to leave and hid in the house, Lt.

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  16. At home on a soccer field, Olympia defender Landrey McCann is a team leader as a sophomoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | The Olympian

    When Landrey McCann arrived for her freshman soccer season at Olympia High School last fall, she didn't know if she'd even make the varsity squad. "I didn't have any expectations," she said.

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  17. Fire damages apartment building in Olympia that had no alarms or sprinkler systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | The Olympian

    Fire damaged an apartment building on Cherry Street in Olympia on Saturday, and fire officials discovered later that the building didn't have a fire alarm or sprinkler system, according to the Olympia Fire Department. Fire damaged an apartment building on Cherry Street in Olympia on Saturday, and fire officials discovered later that the building didn't have a fire alarm or sprinkler system, according to the Olympia Fire Department.

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  18. Backup QB Jake Haener impresses in UW debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The Olympian

    Washington quarterback Jake Browning exited the game early in the fourth quarter, allowing redshirt freshman backup Jake Haener to make his debut. During his first series, Haener completed all five of his passes for 74 yards, including a 43-yard pass to Ty Jones.

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  19. Family of Walmart shooting victim prepares for his homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | The Olympian

    If almost any other shooting, Kyle Fievez may have been listening to the police scanner and posting updates online, or even driving to the scene to take photos to sell to Seattle-area TV stations. Fievez, 30, who works on a popular Facebook page that tracks scanner traffic , may have been following every development - the carjacking, the car crash, then the shooting that left one person seriously injured.

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  20. Judge says Tumwater teachers strike is illegal but holds off ordering them back to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Olympian

    A Thurston County judge ruled Friday that the ongoing strike by Tumwater teachers is illegal, but he held off on ordering them back to work. Teachers went on strike Saturday when their previous contract expired, delaying the start of school.

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