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Heavy Rains Fall, Flood Watch Set For Western WA

The National Weather Service has issued flood watch for Western Washington as heavy rain soaks the region Thursday.

CBS Seattle–09/05/2013

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Wind Knocks Out Power Across Puget Sound Area

High winds early Monday have knocked out power for about 8,000 Puget Sound Energy customers in south King County and Thurston County.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2012

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Thurston Co. Sees Spike in Teens Stealing Booze

Since private stores started selling hard liquor in June, more teenagers in Thurston county are shoplifting booze that’s now available at grocery stores.

12/13/2012

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Your Ballot May Need Two Stamps

As more than 3 million Washington voters finish filling out their ballots in the state’s first presidential all-mail election, some should put two stamps on envelopes in counties where the ballot weighs more than an ounce. But don’t worry if the postage is short; the Postal Service always delivers.

CBS Seattle–10/19/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Puget Sound August 3 – 5

Seafair’s planes, hydroplanes and ships, festivals of culture, art shows, fairs and renaissance theatre! Here’s what makes being in Seattle the first weekend in August so great!

08/01/2012

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Suspect Arrested in WA Courthouse Attack

Police in Washington state on Saturday arrested a 34-year-old man accused of stabbing a judge and shooting a sheriff’s deputy in a courthouse struggle, one day after he fled the small town of Montesano.

03/10/2012

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Thurston County Hosts Emergency Preparedness Expo

On Saturday, October 29, bring your family to Thurston County’s “Prepare Because You Care” Emergency Preparedness Expo. The fun, family-friendly vendors and displays will help you get ready for winter and that just-in-case emergency.

10/24/2011

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Washington Woman Charged With Starving Several Animals

OLYMPIA, Wash. (CBS Seattle) — A Washington woman could face years behind bars for allegedly starving several animals. The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office has charged Rebecca Lynn Turner with three counts of felony animal cruelty. […]

10/20/2011

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Thurston County Fair is Ten Gallons of Fun August 3 – 7

It’s a good old-fashioned county fair, with 4-H animals, carnival rides, games and fair food in Lacey, WA!

08/02/2011

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Best of Lakefair Celebration July 13 – 17

The Lakefair Festival’s 2011 theme is Candyland! Held in downtown Olympia on the banks of Capitol Lake, the 5-day celebration has carnival rides, food vendors, arts and crafts, a fun run, fireworks and more!

07/09/2011