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Wildfire at JBLM smokes out Thurston County

A wildfire at JBLM is sending unhealthy amounts of smoke into Thurston County. The fire has been burning for several days in difficult territory near Muck Creek, said Odelle Hadley, senior air monitoring specialist for the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency.

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Paint crews to hit Olympia streets this weekend

Street-painting crews will be out early Saturday (Aug. 27) through Monday in Olympia applying plastic and paint markings on the newly chip-sealed areas of Eighth Avenue, Pacific Avenue, Phoenix Street, Puget Street, Lilly Road and Black Lake Boulevard.

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Apartment fire causes estimated $45,000 in damage

Olympia firefighters responded to a fire alarm about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at a west Olympia apartment complex. When they arrived at the Fern Street Southwest building, they found fire inside one of the second-floor apartments. Damage was estimated at $45,000.

Death Notices

Deaths for Aug. 27

Bushman, Carole Mary, 96, Olympia, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at Olympia Transitional Care. Funeral Alternatives of Washington, Lacey, 360-491-2222.

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Work party at LBA Woods in Olympia

Volunteers spent Saturday pulling weeds and cleaning up the LBA Woods in Olympia.
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Work party at LBA Woods in Olympia

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Tenino vandalism victim discusses racist graffiti

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North Thurston Middle School #5

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2016 Show-N-Shine Car Show in Tenino