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Children get a ‘snow day’ at Hands On Children’s Museum

The Hands On Children’s Museum wrapped up its “snow days” event on Sunday, attracting more than 1,000 to the museum over the weekend, many of whom decided to play outdoors in the snow.

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Deaths for Jan. 23

Gustan, Edith Arlene, 86, Olympia, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Shelton Health and Rehabilitation Center, Shelton. McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory, Shelton, 360-426-4803.

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Hands On Children's Museum's Snow Days weekend

A wintry scene was in the forecast this weekend at the Hands On Children's Museum courtesy of their Snow Days event. Fresh snow was trucked in on both Saturday and Sunday from Crystal Mountain and used as weather teaching tools at various science stations around the museum, including a short snowshoeing trail for kids operated by the Olympia Mountaineers' organization.

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Mystery shipwreck poses a puzzle to researchers

The approximately 125-foot-by-20-foot piece of what appear to be hull or deck timbers held together with large spikes first showed in late December 2009. By late November 2016, it settled in north of Jacobson’s Jetty, where it can be found.

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Hands On Children's Museum's Snow Days weekend

A wintry scene was in the forecast this weekend at the Hands On Children's Museum courtesy of their Snow Days event. Fresh snow was trucked in on both Saturday and Sunday from Crystal Mountain and used as weather teaching tools at various science stations around the museum, including a short snowshoeing trail for kids operated by the Olympia Mountaineers' organization.
Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com
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